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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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    New Pokémon Wonder forest in Japan opening this month

    The post New Pokémon Wonder forest in Japan opening this month appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Rather than a traditional amusement park with rides and mascots, visit Pokémon Wonder is situated in a vast forest within Yomiuriland, a theme park on the outskirts of Tokyo. The previously inaccessible area had remained untouched 20 years before this 4,500-square meter Pokémon-themed forest was created to take fans on a lusciously green adventure. With games like Pokémon Go and the new Pokémon Snap, the new forest takes inspiration from the concepts and creates an entire forest for fans to wander around and have a scavenger hunt experience looking for…

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    Centara sets new standards for luxury with opening of Centara Reserve Samui

    The post Centara sets new standards for luxury with opening of Centara Reserve Samui appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the much-anticipated opening date of Centara Reserve Samui in August 2021. Centara Reserve is Centara’s sixth brand, complementing the group’s five other industry-leading labels including Centara Grand, Centara, Centara Boutique Collection, Centra by Centara and COSI. Marking the start of a new era of experiential luxury hospitality, Centara Reserve offers personalised travel experiences for individuals seeking a meaningful escape with experiences crafted with a personal touch. Each Reserve property is set in a uniquely curated destination, inviting guests to explore a…

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    Maldives tests waters by opening resorts to COVID-weary tourists

    BANGKOK — The Maldives is wading into unchartered waters as it restarts efforts to lure visitors to its necklace of remote, luxury island resorts, highlighting the idyllic isolation of the Indian Ocean and fewer entry restrictions in a novel approach to promote travel to virus-weary tourists. At least 10 international airlines have reportedly lined up to resume flights to Velana International Airport, the country’s international gateway, when the South Asian archipelago reopens for foreign holidaymakers on July 15. These include Asian carriers SriLankan Airlines and Singapore Airlines along with Middle Eastern carriers Emirates and Qatar Airways, according to travel industry sources. Holidaymakers will be offered a number of surprising welcome…

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    UNWTO makes history with opening of first regional office in the Middle East in Riyadh

    The post UNWTO makes history with opening of first regional office in the Middle East in Riyadh appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened its first regional office for the Middle East, bringing the United Nations specialized agency closer to its members and advancing on its commitment to guiding the development of tourism in every global region. At a ceremony in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili was joined by Princess Haifa Al-Saud, deputy minister of tourism for strategy and investment, and the kingdom’s minister for tourism, Ahmed Al Khateeb to officially open the office. They were also…