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    WTTC applauds private sector’s united approach to building travel recovery

    The post WTTC applauds private sector’s united approach to building travel recovery appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Gloria Guevara, chief executive of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has urged the global hospitality sector to cooperate as rebuilding from the Covid-19 pandemic begins in earnest. Gloria Guevara’s praise came in her opening speech before delegates at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit which opened in Cancun Mexico on 26 April. The Global Summit is the most important Travel & Tourism event for the private sector and is the world’s first major gathering of world tourism leaders since the outbreak of the pandemic. Hundreds…

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    Waldorf Astoria’s new Maldives private island costs $80,000 per night

    (CNN) — For those with the means, a private island in a tropical destination is the ultimate place to isolate from the global pandemic. Among the destinations most well-equipped to capitalize on this desire is the Maldives, which is made up of 1,200 small islands. Though the majority of the Maldives’ resorts are already relatively private, with one property per island, there are a few options for travelers looking to take things to the next level. The latest comes courtesy of the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi resort, which this week officially opened “Ithaafushi — The Private Island”. Spread over 32,000 square meters, it’s being marketed as the largest private island…

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    This new Maldives private island costs Rs 58 lakh per night

    Ever since travel restrictions implemented to tackle the outbreak of novel coronavirus were lifted, Maldives has become the favourite destination for travellers. And why not, the island country holds several options including, the luxuries of a private island. Though most of the resorts on the island are relatively private, its newest luxury island is grabbing the attention of travellers. It is the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi resort’s Ithaafushi – The Private Island that opened this week. USD 80,000 FOR A PRIVATE ISLAND The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi’s Private Island includes a three-bedroom beach villa, two-bedroom overwater villa, four-bedroom residence, five swimming pools and a private entertainment clubhouse. The island also…