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Eiffel Tower reopens with strict virus restrictions

Tourists and Parisians will from Thursday again be able to admire the view of the French capital from the Eiffel Tower after a three-month...

Maldives to reopen tourist resorts from mid-July after virus closures

The Maldives will reopen its tourist resorts from mid-July after a months-long virus-enforced shutdown, the country's president said Tuesday, adding that international travellers would...

Dubai opens up to tourists from July 7

Dubai announced on Sunday it would allow tourists back in the Gulf city state from July 7 after a closure of more than three...

Indian travel firm Yatra scraps merger deal with US-based Ebix

India's Yatra Online said on Friday it was terminating a pending merger agreement with US software firm Ebix, and had filed a litigation seeking...

Taj Mahal damaged in deadly India thunderstorm

A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across parts of northern India damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing...

Why one UK resort town is urging visitors to stay away

It may seem like an odd message from a summer resort, but businesses in Margate on England's south coast are urging people to stay...

In the absence of tourists, locals reclaim their cities

In Barcelona, Laia and her daughter stroll peacefully in Park Guell. At the same time, Mladen savours the silence of the marble alleys of...

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June 8, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, a measure that airlines...

Venice locals beckon visitors back to the ‘dead city’

On Venice's famous St Mark's Square, even the pigeons have disappeared. There are no tourists to feed them, so why bother hanging around? Chased away...

International tourism could decline by 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to COVID-19

International tourism could shrink by a whopping 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the revenue loss of $910...
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