The government has been criticised for announcing mandatory quarantine rules, without warning, on Saturday evening - just hours before they were due to come into effect. Labour criticised the "chaotic nature of the decision making" but Number 10 has defended the last-minute move, saying border measures and travel advice can be "changed rapidly" in order … Continue reading UK Prime Minister: No travel is risk-free during this pandemic
The Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) has changed its guidance to include the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands in its advice to avoid all but essential travel to Spain. Anyone travelling from those locations to the UK must quarantine for 14 days. The self-isolation rule was announced on Saturday, but many had hoped Spain's islands … Continue reading FCO warns UK tourists against traveling to Spain
Australia is every tourist’s dreamland despite its smaller size when compared to the United States. For lots of reasons, travellers to most Australian cities find it difficult to resist the temptation of residing permanently in the country. It is therefore not surprising that the country’s most productive sector is tourism, which contributed A$47.5 billion (3% … Continue reading Why Australia should be in your bucket list of perfect tour destinations
Having announced the launch of an e-tourist visa and the expenditure of billions of dollars in new tourism projects and infrastructure, Saudi Arabia says it is opening up the kingdom to international tourists for a developmental purposes. The announcement came during a huge ceremony organized by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) … Continue reading How tourism buoys Saudi Arabia’s development plan
Did You Know? ° The money generated by tourism accounts for 5% of global GDP. ° For every job created in the core tourism industry, around 1.5 extra, indirect jobs are created in the wider tourism-related economies. ° Tourism provides jobs for 1 out of every 12 workers in advanced and emerging economies. The Disadvantages … Continue reading What are the disadvantages of tourism?
Many places in the world rely heavily on tourism as a key source of income and employment. Unfortunately, tourism can also be a source of problems, especially if it is not managed well. A huge influx of visitors can gradually deplete the beauty, uniqueness, character, environment, resources, and social coherence of a tourist destination over … Continue reading Benefits of tourism for every country
In a move to boost tourism and trade, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cabinet in Abu Dhabi has adopted a decision to grant visas for Chinese visitors upon arrival. Image: Dubai UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum made the decision known on Sunday, according to local media. As a global … Continue reading Chinese Travelers To Be Issued Visas On Arrival At UAE.
People who cherish the health benefits of spending time in nature and understand the stress-relieving prize of taking vacations, have greater chances of living longer, health experts say. Tourists who wish to visit China sometime in their lives, have a lot of options on which cities to explore--Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Xian and more. Image: File … Continue reading Best Eco-Friendly Tourist Cities In China.
The Chinese government has announced it's reconstruction and rehabilitation plans in the historical village with the goal of turning it into a tourist attraction. The pictures show a bird's-eye view of courtyards built in Loess land pits in Sanmenxia city of Central China's Henan province. The traditional "pit courtyards" are under conservation by local government … Continue reading 4,000-Year-Old Historical Pit Village Opening for Tourism.
The Federal Government has called for the abolition of visa requirement among the members of the Developing Eight (D-8) Countries Organisation for Economic Cooperation to ensure free movement of people and trade. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the call when he met with the Secretary General of the … Continue reading Visa requirement should be abolished among D-8 member countries says FG.