Friday, 31 July 2020

Indonesia President fully supports Bali’s decision for tourism recommencement

The coordinator of the presidential expert staff, Ari Dwipayana has said that Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has fully supported Bali’s decision to reopen for tourism.


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Gazebos – improving the quality of beach facility service!

The inclination for summers and seaside tourism is taking the form of gazebos. The space where the day passes, between sunbathing and aperitifs: a small “den” where one can get a more human approach to vacations, improving the quality of beach facility service.


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Croatia tourism sees a disproportion in North and South

At the southern end of Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, much fewer tourists can be seen wandering the marbled streets of Dubrovnik than what was usual at one time, but the number of visitors to northern beaches is quite closer to the normal level during this time of the year.


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FICCI urges home ministry to resume flights, metro services and tourism

Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has written to the home ministry and urged the government to recommence flight travel, metro services and tourism. FICCI added that targeted marketing campaigns need to be taken up by the states for communicating safety measures like wearing masks, thermal checkups and restriction on people at a particular spot.


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Post pandemic, new Alaska port brings tourism hope

Alaska’s cruise industry started getting bigger in the 1990s and by 2017, it was fetching $202 million in Ketchikan’s economy every summer — more than 90% of which was acquired from tourist spending


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TTF: Progress for Pyrmont a Win for Tourism in NSW

The NSW Government’s new long-term strategy for Pyrmont will attract new investment into the area and lead to increased domestic visitation and new tourism jobs, the Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) said today.


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Anantara to debut in the Seychelles with rebrand of iconic Maia Luxury Resort & Spa

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas announces it will debut in the Seychelles this September with the upcoming rebrand of the iconic Maia Luxury Resort & Spa, one of the country’s most exclusive and stylish properties. Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas will represent the luxury brand’s launch in the archipelago, complementing its existing collection of world-class Indian Ocean resorts in the Maldives, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.


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Flexibility when flying: Delta expands change-fee waivers for new bookings, travel through 2020

Delta is continuing to double down on our mission to make it easier for customers to book, change or cancel their travel plans, and to fly comfortably with more space for safer travel.


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InterContinental Chongqing Raffles City welcomes its first guests

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) celebrates the official opening of InterContinental® Chongqing Raffles City today. Located in Chao Tian Men Square of downtown Chongqing, China, InterContinental Chongqing Raffles City is part of the iconic Raffles City complex – a new modern landmark. 


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Passengers Can Now Text Cleaning and Safety Questions Directly to United Airlines

United Airlines today launched a new chat function – the United Automated Assistant – to give customers a contactless option to receive immediate access to information about cleaning and safety procedures put in place due to COVID-19. Customers can text "Clean" to FLYUA (35982) and get answers to questions about masks, boarding procedures, touchless check-in options and more, without having to call, search online or wait in a line for an answer. 


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Pegasus signs up to the EASA COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol

Pegasus Airlines has signed up to the COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol published jointly by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). This protocol, which is an operational guide for the management of air travellers and aviation personnel in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, includes the measures defined by EASA and ECDC to ensure the health safety of air travellers and aviation personnel.


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Spirit AeroSystems Announces Leadership Changes

Spirit AeroSystems announced today changes on its Executive Leadership Team.


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Thailand ranked number one on the Global COVID-19 Recovery Index

Thailand has ranked number one in the world out of 184 countries for its ongoing COVID-19 recovery effort, according to the Global COVID-19 Index (GCI).Published on 28 July, Thailand received an index score of 82.06, putting it on top of the global chart as an example of best practices in tackling the ongoing global pandemic.


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Hyatt Announces Plans for the Former Byblos Hotel on Spain’s Costa Del Sol to Join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Intriva Capital European Principal Investment Fund I LP (“Intriva”), a European private equity fund, to see the former iconic Byblos Hotel in Mijas redeveloped into a luxury 200-bedroom resort. The property, which has been closed since 2010, will be managed by Marugal Hotel Management and will mark the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Southern Spain.


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