Travel, Tourism
Kenya launches virtual safari campaign to showcase wildlife globally

Kenya on Tuesday launched a virtual safari live stream campaign to showcase the country's wildlife to global audiences. Najib Balala, cabinet secretary of Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, said in a statement that the six-week expedition across the country is aimed at ensuring that the world and travelers remain connected to destination Kenya even during the current COVID-19 lockdown period when there is restricted movement....

Tourism, Travel
Vienna’s Giant Ferris Wheel and Economy Churn Again

The Giant Ferris Wheel – symbolic of Vienna and tourism – which had been turning without interruption since the end of World War II was switched off for the first time in 75 years in mid-March due to the Corona crisis. But today at noon Vienna time, Nora Lamac, whose family has operated the Giant Ferris Wheel for generations, and the Mayor of Vienna Michael...

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South Sudan: An unexplored Eden of biodiversity

The light plane banked sharply to circle back over the plains. The pilot had spotted something below: antelope, first one, then many, the stragglers of a million-strong migration across this vast wilderness. But there are other wonders out here on the savanna. A trio of extremely rare Nubian giraffe lumber by, the seldom-seen, majestic giants casting long shadows over the grasslands. "There's only a few...

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Kingdoms In Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura Kingdom Anuradhapura Kingdom is the first established kingdom in Sri Lanka among the Sinhala people. Its rule began with King Pandukabhaya and the Kingdom flourished from 377 BC to 1017 AD. One of the important events during the Anuradhapura Kingdom include the introduction of Buddhism. This was made possible due to the strong union between King Asoka of India and King Devanampiyatissa of Sri...

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Trip.com Group joins WTTC in launching Safe Travels protocol

Leading international online travel services provider (OTA) Trip.com Group today announced its role in overseeing the implementation of an industry initiative led by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), set to lend impetus to the revival of the sector. Following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the travel industry, the "Safe Travels" protocol, announced today by the WTTC, aims to rebuild confidence among...

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Royal Caribbean Group Extends Cruise with Confidence Policy Through April 2022

MIAMI: To provide peace of mind in vacation planning, Royal Caribbean Group is extending its "Cruise with Confidence" cancellation policy to sailings through April 2022. For new and existing bookings created by August 1, 2020, guests have the flexibility to cancel their cruise up to 48 hours prior to sailing and receive a full credit of the cruise fare for a future cruise through April...

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Global Medical Tourism Industry to 2025; Key Trends, Major Segments, Leading Players

DUBLIN :  The "Medical Tourism Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global medical tourism market is currently experiencing strong growth. Looking forward, the market is anticipated to exhibit a CAGR of around 8% during 2020-2025.The thriving medical industry across the globe is one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. Patients are increasingly...