volume 77-2021

Emirates to Restart | Flights to Nice And Lyon

DUBAI: Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Nice from July 2 and Lyon from July 9, initially offering four flights a week to each city. The move is in line with France has eased its entry requirements for visitors from June 9. The lifting of entry restrictions will enable travellers based in the UAE …

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Oman Air To Launch | Tbilisi Flights This Month

MUSCAT: Oman Air has launched a seasonal service between Muscat and Tbilisi, Georgia. The carrier will offer two weekly direct flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays, operated with Boeing 737 aircraft. Flights will operate from June 16th until mid-September, subject to government approvals. The Wednesday flight from Muscat will depart at 20:15 and arrive in Tbilisi …

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Protestors Take To Canals | Controversial Cruise Ships Return To Venice

VENICE: The first cruise ship since the pandemic began has made its way through the heart of Venice, escorted by triumphant water-spouting tugboats and elated port workers. However, hundreds of people staged protests on land and in a small armada of wooden boats waving “no big boats” flags as the cruise ship travelled down the …

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Progress On Climate Action | UNWTO Invites Tourism Stakeholders

MADRID: UNWTO is inviting public and private stakeholders from around the world to take part in a Global Survey of Climate Action in Tourism and help identify frontrunning initiatives and opportunities to accelerate climate action in tourism. Launched on World Environment Day, the survey aims to support the ongoing efforts of the sector to reduce …

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PATA Concludes | Its First Hybrid ATCM

BANGKOK: The recently-concluded Hybrid PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart (ATCM) 2021, which focused on regenerating the adventure industry, took place through online formats and on-ground activities in Clark, Philippines. The two-day niche event,  attracted 582 delegates from 53 destinations, with international delegates making up 56 per cent of the total in attendance. With both …

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Ambassador Sajjad Meets | Chairman Belarusian House Of Representatives

BELARUS:  Pakistan Ambassador Sajjad Haider Khan called on the Chairman of Belarusian House of Representatives H.E. Mr. Andreichenko Vladimir last week. The meeting was also attended by the Chairperson of the Standing Commission on International Affairs/Head of Pakistan-Belarus Friendship Group H.E. Mr. Savinykh Andrei. Welcoming the Ambassador to Belarus, the honourable Chairman recalled his last …

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