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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.

The Louvre France

Take a virtual stroll through the Louvre’s magnificent collection

The iconic French museum has made its collection of over 480,000 pieces available to the public for free through a new online platform. Besides marquees such as the ‘Mona Lisa’, you can browse lesser-known works from collections at the Louvre’s eight departments, the Musée National Eugène-Delacroix, and Tuileries Garden all from your smartphone.

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.

Iceland volcano

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.

SATTE 2021

SATTE 2021: B2B travel and trade show kicks off in Noida

The three-day exhibition will offer members of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry access to the latest products and technology, networking opportunities and panel discussions on segments such as domestic leisure travel, wellness travel and upcoming destinations.

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You can now apply for a 5-year, multiple entry tourist visa to the UAE

As part of its efforts to boost tourism and the private sector economy, the Saudi Arabian government has introduced two new visas for visitors—a multiple-entry tourist visa and a remote work visa that allows professionals to work out of the UAE even if their company is based out of another country.