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The Maldives announces plans to vaccinate tourists

The government is offering Covid vaccines to tourists arriving at the island destination through its ‘3V’ programme, in a bid to give the country’s tourism industry a shot in the arm.

Avengers Campus Disneyland California

Peek inside Disneyland’s new Marvel-themed attraction

The latest attraction at the popular theme park is based on the beloved Avengers superhero franchise. Debuting in June, the Avengers Campus will feature rides, locales and dining experiences centred around iconic Marvel superheroes such as Iron Man, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

SATTE 2021

SATTE concludes its 28th edition in Noida

The B2B travel and trade expo brought together members of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries over three days, with exhibitions, destination showcases and panel discussions. Participants included Indian and international tourism stakeholders, private operators and key travel and trade association bodies.

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Thailand to open six major tourist destinations from July

Thailand has announced a three-stage plan to reopen major tourist destinations of Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga, Ko Samui, Pattaya and Chiang Mai to foreign travellers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Don’t miss this aerial dance performance in Goa this April

‘Circadian’, the latest production from Goa-based dance theatre company Omaggio is both a cathartic response to the COVID pandemic and a story of resilience. Travelgram goes behind the scenes with co-founder Peeya Rai Choudhuri to learn more.

ITB India 2021

ITB India to make a virtual debut this April

The B2B travel and trade show will focus on the MICE, corporate and leisure travel sectors of the Indian market. It will provide a virtual platform for industry stakeholders to network, panel discussions with thought leaders on rebuilding the travel and tourism market post-COVID and destination showcases from international tourism boards such as Saudi Tourism, Sri Lanka Tourism and New Zealand Tourism, among others.

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Watch a volcano erupt in Iceland in real time

Thousands of tourists have been flocking to Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula to witness the eruption of a volcano that has been dormant for 800 years. While you may not be able to join them in person, you can check out the action at the eruption site live via livestream.

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River cruises and an ambitious heritage project: How Kerala is drawing visitors back post-COVID

The Kerala government is set to welcome tourists back to God’s Own Country with new initiatives that focus on lesser-known destinations in the state. The Malanad-Malabar River Cruise Project will spotlight the northern districts of Kannur and Kasaragod, and the Travancore Heritage Tourism Project seeks to restore and preserve the rich architectural legacy of the historical Travancore region.