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Russia,Thailand plan to resume flights

Russia,Thailand plan to resume flights

Russia and Thailand are interested in resuming direct flights between the countries, a representative of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation said following the meeting of the head of department Maxim Reshetnikov with …

Italian resort counts cost as Russian visits dry up

Italian resort counts cost as Russian visits dry up

The services listed on the billboard outside Rotondaro Costruzioni, an estate agency and builder, are written in Italian and Russian, as are the details of the properties advertised for sale in the window display., The Guardian writes. …

Turkey’s foreign tourist arrivals leap

Turkey’s foreign tourist arrivals leap

Turkey is seeing a significant rebound in its crucial industry as foreign arrivals continue to gain pace and income continues to surge, as traces of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continue to fade. The number of foreign …

Russia withdraws from UN World Tourism Organization

Russia withdraws from UN World Tourism Organization

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) confirmed on Wednesday that Russia intends to leave this agency, according to the organization’s Twitter page. "Russia has announced its intention to withdraw from UNWTO. It must …

Thailand includes Sputnik Light in quarantine-free entry program

Thailand includes Sputnik Light in quarantine-free entry program

Thai authorities allowed individuals inoculated with the Russian Sputnik Light vaccine to enter the country without quarantine but only within the framework of the SandBox tourist program which involves a mandatory seven-day stay on a certain …

Azerbaijani traveler reaches Albania riding a bike

Azerbaijani traveler reaches Albania riding a bike

Azerbaijani cyclist Ramil Ziyadov continues his world tour. He reached the Balkan countries, Trend Life writes. Currently, Ziyadov is in Vlora (Albania). The city is located at the junction of the Adriatic and Ionian seas. In the near …

Greece amends COVID-19 rules for foreign travellers

Greece amends COVID-19 rules for foreign travellers

As the Omicron variant spreads fast but amid pressure from tourism companies, the Greek government amended restrictions for those entering Greece. Now travellers would have to provide a PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival. A …

Thailand reopens to vaccinated tourists

Thailand reopens to vaccinated tourists

Tens of thousands of travellers are expected to arrive in Thailand as the country reopens to tourists after 18 months of Covid-19 restrictions. Vaccinated tourists from more than 60 "low-risk" nations are allowed to enter the …

EU removes Azerbaijan and Armenia from safe travel list

EU removes Azerbaijan and Armenia from safe travel list

The European Union has removed Azerbaijan, Armenia and four other countries from its list of safe travel destinations, meaning visitors or people returning from those countries are likely to face tighter controls such as COVID-19 tests or …

Maldives to add departure tax In January 2022

Maldives to add departure tax In January 2022

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih ratified a new amendment to the country's Airport Taxes and Fees Act, which introduced a departure tax for any traveler leaving the Maldives beginning on Jan. 1, 2022. The departure tax is …

18 killed in accident in Algeria

18 killed in accident in Algeria

A total of 18 people were killed and 11 others injured in a road accident in the northeastern region of Algeria on Friday night, TSA news website reported Saturday, Xinhua informs. A bus and a truck collided in the province of …

Over 150 Russian tourists with COVID-19 stuck in Cuba

Over 150 Russian tourists with COVID-19 stuck in Cuba

More than 150 Russian tourists who tested positive for COVID-19 upon their arrival in Cuba are now waiting for new coronavirus test results, Consul General of the Russian Federation in Cuba Nana Mgeladze said "We are talking …

EU to agree easier travel, more safer places to visit

EU to agree easier travel, more safer places to visit

The European Union is likely to agree on Friday to let people who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus travel freely within the bloc this summer and also to categorise more EU regions as safer to visit. The EU is set to introduce by …

EU agrees to ease travel restrictions on non-EU tourists

EU agrees to ease travel restrictions on non-EU tourists

European Union countries agreed on Wednesday to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-EU visitors ahead of the summer tourist season, two EU sources said. Ambassadors from the 27 EU countries approved a European Commission proposal …