volume 95-2021

PATA-Pakistan Chapter Meeting Held | Yahya Polani Joins As Acting Vice Chairman

KARACHI: The extraordinary meeting of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Pakistan Chapter Executive Committee was held on Wednesday, 10th November 2021 at the office of Polani’s (Pvt) Ltd., to review the prevailing situation of the Travel Trade industry in Pakistan and formulate a comprehensive plan to support the revival of in-bound / outbound and …

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India’s Akasa Air | Orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX Jets

DUBAI: India’s Akasa Air, a brand of SNV Aviation, has ordered 72 737 MAX airplanes to build its fleet. Valued at nearly $9 billion at list prices, the order is a key endorsement of the 737 family’s capability to serve the rapidly growing Indian market. At the 2021 Dubai Airshow, Akasa Air CEO Vinay Dube …

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Vietnam Welcomes | First Foreign Tourist In Nearly 20 Months

HANOI: More than 400 international tourists arrived in Vietnam last week, the first batch of travelers to the Southeast Asian country in almost 20 months. Two charter flights carrying more than 400 South Korean and Japanese fully vaccinated passengers from Seoul and Tokyo landed in the southern resort city of Nha Trang. Vietnam’s borders have …

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Neom To Set Up | World’s Largest Floating Industrial Complex

RIYADH: HRH Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Crown Prince and Chairman of Board of Directors of Neom Company has announced the establishment of Oxagon, forming the next phase of its masterplan and representing a radical new model for future manufacturing centers, based on the futuristic $500-billion new city’s strategies of redefining the way humanity …

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Only Fully Vaccinate | India Reopens For Foreign Tourists

NEW DELHI: India began allowing fully vaccinated foreign tourists to enter the country on regular commercial flights, in the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions as infections fall and vaccinations rise. Tourists entering India, starting on Monday, November 16, must be fully vaccinated, follow all COVID-19 protocols, and test negative for the virus within 72 hours …

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Travel Industry Split | Only Rich Will Be Able To Travel In Future?

LONDON: Industry professionals are almost equally split over whether only the wealthy will be able to afford holidays in the future, reveals research released recently by WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry.  Some 1,000 professionals from around the globe were asked about the impact of the widely anticipated price increases as …

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Faiza Organises 2nd Meeting | FPCCI Regional Standing Committee of ‘Women Empowerment

LAHORE: Faiza Nabeel convener of FPCCI Regional standing committee of Women Empowerment organized a second meeting of the Women Empowerment standing committee at FPCCI in which Sania Kamran MPA PTI and parliamentary Secretary of the women development program participated as a chief guest. A large number of Women Entrepreneurs and members of all Women chambers …

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KPTCA Organises | Vintage Classic Cars Grand Show

PESHAWAR: The 12th annual Vintage Classic Car grand show attracted a large number of visitors here at the Peshawar Services Club on Sunday, November 14. Organized by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KPCTA) in collaboration with Classic Land Rover, owners of ancient and unique cars from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar displayed their …

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Opens In Abu Dhabi | World’s First-Ever Warner Bros. Hotel

ABU DHABI: Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading curator of magnetic experiences, has in collaboration with Warner Bros., home to one of the most well-known and successful collections of brands and characters in the world, officially opened its first ever Warner Bros. themed hotel, part of Curio Collection by Hilton.  Featuring over 400 curated images and film …

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Covid-19 Outbreak | China Pays Cash For Reporting New Case

HEIHE-CHINA: China‘s northeastern city of Heihe announced that it would pay 100,000 yuan ($15,651) to local residents who provide “important clues” about the origin of the recent COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak, which has resulted in more than 240 new coronavirus infection cases this week. “It is hoped that the general public could actively cooperate with …

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