volume 91-2021

World Travel Awards | Greece Wins ‘Leading Destination 2021’

World Travel Awards, the leading authority that recognizes and rewards excellence in travel and tourism has revealed its Europe 2021 winners. Greece, with its resurgent travel and tourism economy, was voted ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’, Portugal’s Algarve was named ‘Europe’s Leading Beach Destination’, and the Azores took ‘Europe’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination’. The imperial splendour of …

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Oneworld Alliance | ‘Several Airlines’ discuss Membership

DOHA: Several new airlines could join the Oneworld alliance as the group seeks to swell its numbers to close the gap against rivals SkyTeam and Star Alliance. Oneworld currently has 14 airlines as full members – the most recent being Royal Air Maroc in 2020 and Alaska Airlines in 2021 – with SkyTeam at 18 …

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Putin Orders | ‘Non-Working Week’ As COVID-19 Deaths Soar.

MOSCOW: Russia’s daily COVID-19 mortality numbers have been surging for weeks and topped 1,000 for the first time during the weekend amid sluggish vaccination rates, lax public attitudes towards taking precautions, and the government’s reluctance to toughen restrictions. Russia reported 1,028 COVID deaths in 24 hours on October 20, the highest number since the start …

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