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Cancun Tourist Arrivals Will Now Clear Immigration In Less Than 2 Minutes

Cancun Tourist Arrivals Will Now Clear Immigration In Less Than 2 Minutes

Share The Article Last Updated 1 min ago Mexico’s immigration officials announced that after deploying a total of 100 immigration officers to Cancun, international travelers arriving in the resort city will clear immigration in 2 minutes or less. The National Immigration Institute (INM) said in a statement that “The INM is working to maintain and […]

How the Maldives has now witnessed over 100,000 tourist arrivals for 2021

How the Maldives has now witnessed over 100,000 tourist arrivals for 2021

The post How the Maldives has now witnessed over 100,000 tourist arrivals for 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Maldives has recorded over 100,000 tourist arrivals to the Indian Ocean destination in 2021, during the same month it has launched the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in the country. On 17 […]

Jerusalem illuminates iconic landmarks in first major tourist project for 2021 for post-Covid travellers

Jerusalem illuminates iconic landmarks in first major tourist project for 2021 for post-Covid travellers

From 21 February-3 March, Jerusalem will bring back the light to the capital with a breath-taking and exciting project entitled Jerusalem – Follow the Lights. Dozens of iconic landmarks will be illuminated and transformed into work of arts, offering new perspectives never seen before and an interactive experience for people around the world. The project […]

Maldives revises tourist arrivals to 1.5 million in 2021

Maldives revises tourist arrivals to 1.5 million in 2021

The Maldivian government has revised tourism arrival projections from 1 million to 1.5 million in 2021 due to the island nation’s early Covid-19 vaccination programme, the tourism minister said. Speaking in Parliament, minister of tourism Abdulla Mausoom said the inoculation programme could help boost the tourism sector. Mausoom said that efforts were made to develop […]

Foreign tourist arrivals in Thailand fall to decade low

Foreign tourist arrivals in Thailand fall to decade low

Foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) into Thailand plunged to the lowest level in at least 12 years after the country closed its borders to contain the coronavirus outbreak, with resurgence in infections now undermining efforts to reopen the industry. Tourist arrivals slumped to 6.7 million in 2020 from 39.9 million a year earlier, data from the […]

Thailand Adds New Tourist Fee Despite Massive Decline

Thailand Adds New Tourist Fee Despite Massive Decline

Thailand is attempting extremely hard to reboot tourism however so far it hasn’t quite worked, particularly with the recent rice in Covid-19 transmission cases after 6 months of zero transmission of the virus. Some of you may remember my story on the lengthy 31 steps process to obtain a visa, and 90 days of pre-paid […]

Thailand to Introduce New Tourist Fee For International Arrivals

Thailand to Introduce New Tourist Fee For International Arrivals

Whilst international travelers arriving in Thailand at present are few and far between, those planning on visiting the Land of Smiles in the near future are to be forced to pay a tourist fee upon arrival. The idea of countries implementing a fee or tax on foreign travelers is not a new one, with several […]

Look what’s reopening in Goa as tourist destination this March: Aguada Jail

Look what’s reopening in Goa as tourist destination this March: Aguada Jail

The former Central Jail Aguada is soon to reopen as a heritage tourist destination from March 2021 as Goa government has nearly completed the renovation of the Portuguese-era structure. The structure is undergoing a facelift under a Central scheme. Chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant held a meeting with tourism officials with ports minister Michael Lobo, […]

UNWTO: International tourist numbers down 65% in 2020

UNWTO: International tourist numbers down 65% in 2020

International tourist arrivals plunged 93% in June when compared to 2019, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization showing the severe impact COVID-19 has had on the sector. According to the new issue of the World Tourism Barometer from the United Nations specialized agency, international tourist arrivals dropped by 65% during the first […]

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