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    Expo 2020 Dubai starts sale of ticket for opening ceremony

    The post Expo 2020 Dubai starts sale of ticket for opening ceremony appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Tickets to Expo 2020 Dubai are now on sale for invite-only Opening Ceremony. The culmination of almost 10 years of planning and preparation for Expo 2020, the Opening Ceremony will feature stunning visuals and world-class acts, and will take place at Al Wasl Plaza, an architectural marvel featuring world’s largest 360-degree projection surface. The ceremony draws inspiration directly from Expo 2020’s theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ and its three subthemes, joining humanity’s journey of Opportunity, rising to the highest heights of mobility and exploring the spectrum of…

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    UAE extends flight ban to India

    The post UAE extends flight ban to India appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Travellers from major south Asian countries, including India may have to wait till they can travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after the Gulf nation extended the ban on international flights from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The restrictions from these countries are applicable on all types of visas, which means even expats on business visa hoping to return to the UAE would have to wait. The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority had banned inbound flights from India to Dubai on 24 April, when the deadly second wave of the virus…

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    Americans struggle to get their passports renewed

    The post Americans struggle to get their passports renewed appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. After a year and a half of a global pandemic that closed all international borders and kept people at home with movement restrictions, many passports have expired. Now that some countries are reopening, and Americans are finally taking their long-awaited vacations, a surprising number of them are realising that they must renew their passports before they can travel abroad. Hundreds of thousands of Americans let their passports expire during the most extensive travel shutdown in modern history. Others are only now discovering that their documents are about to expire. Despite the State…

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    Technology key for reviving domestic tourism in India, says tourism minister

    The post Technology key for reviving domestic tourism in India, says tourism minister appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A delegation of the founding members of the Confederation of Hospitality, Technology and Tourism Industry (CHATT) recently met with G Kishan Reddy, minister for tourism and culture and offered their strong support to the Ministry’s work to revive tourism as the country opens up and travel and tourism picks up. The delegation apprised the tourism minister about how CHATT can play an important role in making the tourism ecosystem more robust and resilient through digital interventions. He evinced strong interest in the use of technology and innovation to…

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    Escape the Everyday! VisitEngland ramps up campaign to boost domestic breaks

    The post Escape the Everyday! VisitEngland ramps up campaign to boost domestic breaks appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. VisitEngland in partnership with the tourism organisations of London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is stepping up its UK-wide ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign to drive domestic day trips and overnight breaks as the summer holidays begin. The ‘Escape The Everyday’ campaign, first launched in September 2020, highlights the quality destinations, visitor attractions and experiences on offer across the UK to build back demand for domestic breaks and boost consumer confidence as restrictions lift. The summer campaign ‘Escape the Everyday – Enjoy the UK this Summer’ has a focus…