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    46% of Middle East travellers plan to holiday abroad in 2021

    The post 46% of Middle East travellers plan to holiday abroad in 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The latest data analysis produced by YouGov for Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), has revealed that 46% of luxury travellers in the Middle East, are planning to travel internationally at some stage during 2021. The survey also asked the same recipients if they were planning to take a domestic holiday or staycation during 2021 and more than half (52%) of the respondents confirmed that they would. Furthermore, 25% of respondents were planning to make a business trip, either domestically or internationally and 4% of…

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    Thailand unveils two-phase vaccination plan

    The post Thailand unveils two-phase vaccination plan appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. On 11 February, Thailand has announced that its vaccination plan will be carried out in two phases. The first phase aims to inoculate a million of its most vulnerable people by May. Mass vaccinations, on the other hand, will commence in June. “We are planning two phases: February to May and the second, June to December,” senior health official Sopon Iamsirithaworn announced. The kingdom is bound to receive two million doses of the Sinovac Biotech vaccine by the end of February, which will be used in the first phase. For the mass vaccination that…

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    Anguilla expands ‘holiday bubble’ as Brits plan to resume international travel from May

    The post Anguilla expands ‘holiday bubble’ as Brits plan to resume international travel from May appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. With international travel set to resume from as soon as 17 May for those living in England and as rollout of the British vaccination programme continues in Anguilla, the British Caribbean island is expanding its ‘holiday bubble’ programme, helping visitors safely enjoy more of the stunning destination. Until now, while in the island’s required 10 to 14 day ‘holiday bubble’ 2021 travellers to Anguilla could only access the beach directly in front of their accommodation. Now, with the further expansion of the Meads Bay Bubble, in-bubble…

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    Saudi Arabia announces USD 3 billion luxury mountain hub plan

    The post Saudi Arabia announces USD 3 billion luxury mountain hub plan appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and chairman of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) in Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of Soudah Development Company (SDC) in the Asir region in Saudi Arabia. The new PIF-owned entity will lead the development of a luxury mountain destination with immersive cultural experiences and celebration of the natural assets empowering the local and national economies. Launched to be a key driver of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 ambitions, SDC will infuse USD 3 billion into…

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    How India will travel once vaccinated: Over 65% plan holiday in next two months

    The post How India will travel once vaccinated: Over 65% plan holiday in next two months appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. According to the recent survey of MakeMyTrip, more than 65% of Indian travellers are actively searching and planning a vacation within the next two months. The survey titled ‘How India will travel once vaccinated’ conducted among 2,000 respondents in January indicates that over 70% of the respondents have taken a trip since Phase 1 of the Unlock – with nearly 40% of the travellers undertaking one or two mini vacations and 18% taking more than three trips during the pandemic. The survey also shows that…