Category: Travel

Australia-New Zealand Border May Reopen by September

Australia and New Zealand may reopen their borders to travel from the two countries as soon as September, the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper cited Simon Birmingham, Australia’s tourism and trade minister, as saying. The minister said in the July 3 interview the time frame was realistic, though would require the agreement of New Zealand’s government and is […]

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Singapore announces gradual reopening of tourism sector from July 1, 2020

Singapore has announced the gradual reopening of its tourism sector from July 1, 2020. In the initial phase, 13 attractions will be allowed to resume operations. Universal Studios Singapore, Madame Tussauds, Singapore Zoo, Bounce, Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, Jurong Bird Park, River Safari, Zero Latency, Art Science Museum, Casino at Marina Bay […]

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Canada resumes visitor visa and eTA processing as of July 1

Travel restrictions still apply but IRCC will once again process online visitor visa and eTA applications to the best of its ability. Canada is once again processing online applications for visitor visas and electronic travel authorizations as of July 1. Though travel restrictions still apply, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is resuming processing in an effort to be proactive on […]

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Italy visa Application Center in New Delhi to resume operations from July 3

Italy Visa Application Centre in New Delhi, India will resume accepting re-entry visa applications on 3 July 2020 with prior appointment only. Indian citizens holding an expired Italian residence permit (including permits with an expiry date starting from January 31, 2020 onwards) are now required to submit a re-entry visa application at VFS, which will be resuming […]

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to become UAE’s sixth national airline

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the venture between the Hungarian low-cost airline and Abu Dhabi state holding company ADQ, will become the UAE’s sixth national carrier. The carrier applied for an air operator’s certificate from the UAE’s aviation regulator and is carrying out the necessary steps to obtain the required licenses and legal procedures to begin […]

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Maldives first South Asian country to open borders for tourism on 15 July

President of Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, announced in an address to the nation that Maldives will re-open its borders for international tourists on 15 July 2020.  Resorts, liveaboards and hotels located at uninhabited islands will be open from 15 July while guest houses and hotels located at inhabited islands will be open from 1 August […]

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