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Celebrating Freedom – Thank You Travel Agents

Thank you Travel Agents

This Independence Day, we would like to say a big thank you to all the travel experts out there. We know that creating the best travel experiences is not always an easy job, although you make it seem so effortless. Thank you for your dedication. For the early mornings, for

Etihad announces cautious return to flying

Etihad Airways has unveiled plans to return to a limited schedule of flying from May 1st - subject to United Arab Emirates government-imposed travel restrictions being lifted. In a sign the corner might have been turned, the Abu Dhabi flag-carrier said it would operate a reduced network until June 30th, with

BIAL Undertakes Intense Cleaning and Sanitisation Drive

BIAL Undertakes Intense Cleaning and Sanitisation Drive Across BLR Airport

With scheduled passenger operations coming to a halt, following the nation-wide lockdown, BIAL – operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB or BLR Airport) – has undertaken an intense disinfection and sanitisation drive across its premises. This is to safeguard the health of passengers and employees as well as to ensure

Emirates begins Covid-19 testing for passengers in Dubai

Emirates Airlines Coronavirus

Emirates airline has begun administering coronavirus antibody blood tests on passengers before they board its flights at Dubai International Airport, according to a report. The airline claims to be the world’s first carrier to conduct such rapid blood tests, the first of which took place Wednesday on passengers boarding a flight to Tunisia. The

Genting Cruise Lines amlifies Covid-19 hygiene protocols

dream cruises

Genting Cruise Lines (GCL) has announced a slate of enhanced precautionary measures and safety protocols for its Dream Cruises and Star Cruises ships, in a bid to increase safety levels for the cruise industry due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. Under the new protocols, guest cabins, public spaces and recreational areas on board will undergo

The Digital Travellers supports the global campaign #OneTravelMedia


The travel trade media in the UK & Ireland has united behind the #onetravelindustry movement, to bring competing media businesses together with one common goal during the coronavirus crisis. The Digital Travellers becomes one of the first global travel media to join this movement and bring in more positivity in

Malaysia bans all cruise ship calls

Malaysia cruise terminal

Malaysia has now imposed a blanket ban on all cruise ship calls. No cruise ships are permitted to dock at the country's ports until further notice, due to the coronavirus outbreak. Malaysia's two main ports at Penang and Port Klang near Kuala Lumpur issued letters to cruise lines and travel

Coronavirus fears are battering the $2.5 trillion trade show industry

The coronavirus outbreak has caused the cancellation or postponement of more than 24 exhibitions and conferences worldwide, hammering the $2.5 trillion trade show industry. The Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest trade show for the mobile phone industry, was canceled last week. The cancellation of trade events is having

Bahrain blocks all flights from Dubai & Sharjah

Bahrain cancels all flights to Dubai and Sharjah for 48 hours

Bahrain's civil aviation authority suspended all flights arriving from Dubai and Sharjah for 48 hours early on Tuesday. The move appeared to be made to protect the kingdom against the further spread of coronavirus, after the country recorded its first two confirmed cases on Monday. One Bahraini citizen, a woman, showed symptoms