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    Here’s how Japan’s tourism sector will suffer if no fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics

    The post Here’s how Japan’s tourism sector will suffer if no fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. With the jury still out on whether domestic spectators will be allowed at Tokyo 2020, the prospect of a complete ban on attendance cannot be dismissed. This scenario would be disastrous for several tourism-related industries in Japan, according to GlobalData. Ralph Hollister, travel and tourism analyst at GlobalData, comments: “The prospect of no attendance would take things from bad to worse for Japanese businesses involved in the tourism sector. The wait for the announcement on spectatorship with be agonizing for all businesses involved, as domestic…

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    Here’s what Dubai is offering for travellers in the post-Covid 19 world

    The post Here’s what Dubai is offering for travellers in the post-Covid 19 world appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In a freewheeling interview with Travel Daily Media, Abdulla Yousuf, acting director in proximity market at Dubai Tourism talks about how the emirate has opened up to welcome travellers and ensuring travellers’ safety and wellbeing through its various initiatives. TD: Dubai was one of the first emirates to open up. What are the new precautions and measures that you are taking to ensure safety of residents and travellers alike? AY: With the city opening up again and with many locations and entertainment facilities being made accessible to…

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    Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions

    The post Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In case you have packed your bags for Maharashtra, there are a few things you need to keep in mind as the state government has extended restrictions for entering the state. The Maharashtra government has now announced that there will be travel restrictions to those coming into the state from Kerala. It is now made mandatory for travellers from Kerala to carry a Covid-negative report while entering as a precautionary measure. Similar travel restrictions are already in place for travellers entering Maharashtra from the…

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    The Maldives is now open to all global tourists. Here’s how they’re doing it

    CNN —   Though border restrictions and quarantine measures are keeping people from visiting many of the world’s most popular travel destinations at the moment, one country famed for its natural beauty is now welcoming all guests – the Maldives. As of July 15, this island nation in the Indian Ocean is reopen to international tourism and, perhaps remarkably, very few strings are attached. Global travelers – US citizens included – will not have to enter into a mandatory quarantine upon arrival at Velana International Airport in the capital, Male. Nor will they need to produce proof they have tested negative for coronavirus. There are also no new visa requirements…

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    Visiting Maldives in 2021: Here’s everything you need to know

    By Samridhi Bhardwaj After a long hiatus, when Maldives decided to open its border on July 15, 2020, the island country became a favourite holiday destination for Bollywood celebrities, as well as for travel enthusiasts from around the world. Comprising a total of 1,196 islands, of which only 200 are inhabited, the country offers unique geography, pristine white beaches, turquoise water, exotic resorts and immense scope for adventure activities. Thanks to the air travel bubble agreement now, Maldives presents the perfect destination for a travel-deprived soul. Gaurav Chawla, the director of Swan Tours, New Delhi, tells indianexpress.com: “Indians contributed to approximately 20-30 per cent of the tourists prior to the…