Tag Archives: Tourism

Palm Fountain recognised as biggest in the world | News

Nakheel Malls has official broken the record for the largest fountain in the world. Guinness World Records recognised the Palm Fountain in Dubai as covering 7,327 metres squared during an opening ceremony earlier. Located at the Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, the waterfront attraction creates a relaxing environment while its water jets dance to songs from […]

Scottish hospitality industry launches legal action against government | News

Five hospitality industry bodies from Scotland have taken the unprecedented step launching legal action against restrictions imposed on the licensed trade by the local government. The Scottish Beer & Pub Association, the Scottish Licensed Trade Association, UKHospitality (Scotland), the Scottish Hospitality Group and the Night Time Industries Association Scotland have joined forces in the move. […]

EY reveals sharp increase in travel company profit warnings | News

The travel and leisure sector has issued more profit warnings than any other FTSE sector in 2020, according to the latest quarterly analysis of UK profit warnings from EY. Leisure companies issued a record-breaking 63 profit warnings in the nine months to the end of September – nearly triple the number EY recorded during the […]

Italy removed from UK quarantine-free list | News

People arriving in England from Italy, San Marino and Vatican City State will be expected to self-isolate from tomorrow as the nations are removed from the UK quarantine safe list. Anybody touching down after 04:00 tomorrow will be asked to remain at home for 14-days. Data has indicated the weekly cases and test positivity are […]

Retire in Dubai launches to expatriates | News

The government of Dubai has announced the launch of Retire in Dubai, a global programme that offers resident expatriates and foreigners aged 55 and above the opportunity to enjoy the distinctive lifestyle of the emirate. The first such scheme in the region, Retire in Dubai is spearheaded by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing […]

Poland and Turkey added to UK quarantine list | News

People arriving into the UK from Turkey and Poland from tomorrow will be expected to self-isolate from tomorrow, as the countries are removed from the quarantine safelist. Travellers from Spain, France, Portugal and parts of Greece are also currently expected to isolate for 14-days, meaning very few options remain open to holiday travellers. Bonaire, St […]

Denmark among latest countries removed from quarantine safe list | News

People arriving in England from Denmark, Iceland, Curaçao and Slovakia will be expected to quarantine from Saturday after the quarter became the latest countries to removed from the quarantine safelist. They follow Slovenia and Guadeloupe, which were both struck from the list last week. Data from the Joint Biosecurity Centre and Public Health England has […]

Thailand added to England quarantine safe list | News

Visitors arriving in England from Thailand and Singapore will no longer be expected to isolate for 14-days from Saturday after both countries were added to the safe travel list. Both destinations are also already exempt from the Foreign & Commonwealth Officer global advisory against all “non-essential travel”. However, Slovenia and Guadeloupe have both been added […]

South Africa to reopen to international visitors in October | News

South Africa is preparing to reopen its borders to international travellers for the first time since March. In an address to the nation earlier, president Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed the process would begin on October 1st. The move comes as the country enters national lockdown alert ‘level one’ from Sunday, following a significant decrease in infections. […]