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Hospitality industry struggles as pandemic pauses business travel
The hospitality industries in USA and India have experienced declines throughout 2020 while a devastating second wave in India crashed hopes of an early recovery. The industry relies on business travel for a significant portion of their revenue, but the pandemic sent business travellers home to meet online. Morgan Smith, Isabella Ledonne and Maddy Ryley from USA and Vanshika Lohia, Bala Singh and Pratibha Singh from India report on the crisis
Sri Lanka: Your best post-vaccination destination
A mesmerising Indian Ocean sunset in Galle, snorkelling in the watersport coastal getaway Bentota, trekking to the palace ruins of Sigiriya rock or watching elephant herd shower in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka packs a world of experiences. For Indians locked up in homes, survival is all about vaccines. But after an air bubble tour of this island nation amid the pandemic, Sujoy Dhar is convinced that the road to rejuvenation is a Sri Lankan Airline flight to Colombo.
Jakarta: Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy / Tourism and Creative Economy Agency (MoTCE) is periodically monitoring the plan to implement the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA) or Travel Bubble in Bali, Batam and Bintan (3B) to bring foreign tourists back to the country.
A Luxury B2B Mice Networking Event was held in Istanbul with the participation of key decision makers in global tourism, on April 6-7.
Istanbul: Turkey started full fledged vaccination of the tourism employees in coordination with The Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Health and Türkiye Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA).
New Delhi: Saudi Arabia is a relatively new destination on the global stage. But pitching itself as the authentic home of Arabia, the country now offers unique, diverse and unparalleled experiences, a land of natural assets, rich culture and heritage and adventure.