Maharashtra to allow 25 flights to Mumbai

Mumbai:  Maharashtra, which has been unwilling to reopen its airports for passenger flights, made a U-turn today, deciding to allow 25 flights to and from Mumbai tomorrow. The fresh decision was announced by state minister Nawab Malik barely a couple of hours after Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray indicated that the state was not ready for
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Airlines in India commence booking! National carrier Air India and private carrier Vistara on Friday started the booking of their domestic flights ahead of the scheduled recommencement of domestic aviation operations on May 25. In a Twitter post, Air India said that its bookings commenced at 12.30 pm on Friday and that passengers wanting to
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The Indian mission in Sri Lanka has made arrangements to repatriate its nationals stranded in the island nation due to the travel restrictions triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak. The voyage will be part of “Operation Samudra Setu” under which Indian Naval ships are bringing back stranded citizens from abroad. “Continuing the ongoing efforts for repatriation
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In her fifth and last tranche of relief and reform package, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman concluded her speech with no mention of hospitality and tourism. The sector that contributes close to 10 per cent to the country’s GDP was once again completely excluded from any kind of relief. Stakeholders have been continuously informing and
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Thais streamed into shopping malls on Sunday, once again enjoying their air-conditioned oases as the country eased one of the restrictions imposed to fight the coronavirus. The government allowed malls to reopen after the number of new virus cases in Thailand dwindled to single digits for all but one day over more than two weeks.
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Kerala Tourism has launched an online platform that enables non-residents to book vehicles of tour operators to travel back to the state, ending the stalemate due to a national lockdown clamped seven weeks ago to fight COVID-19. Keralites stranded in other parts of the country can submit enquiries to tour/transportoperator through the department’s website www.keralatourism.org.
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The Egyptian government started inspecting hotels in resort cities on Thursday to check their implementation of anti-COVID-19 measures and readiness to partially reopen for local tourists, according to local authorities. Government committees, formed by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Ministry of Health, Egyptian Hotel Association (EHA) as well as representatives from the provinces of the
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Centrafrique , Apr 14: The prehistoric shape is hard to make out as it moves slowly through the gloomy forest, so trackers listen for the rustle of scales against the leaves to pick up its trail. Their target is the long-tailed pangolin — a little mammal also called the scaly anteater, which will be lucky
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Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has told the press that the state will have to re-invent its tourism profile and return to the 1960s to rebuild itself as a tourism destination. Ajgaonkar also said that wealthy tourists will be given preference over budget and local tourists. The idea behind taking such measures is to bring about
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United Nations, May 11: International tourism could decline by 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the revenue loss of USD 910 billion to USD 1.2 trillion and placing millions of livelihoods at risk, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has said. The global international agency said that the pandemic has
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