The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has appointed Executive Committee member Robyn Woodhead to its top spot during this year’s online annual meeting, according to a press release. Woodhead joined the committee in 2017, having been an active member of the organization since 2010.
The Russian government Thursday banned at least two European flights from landing in Moscow because they intended to avoid Belarusian airspace as per the European Union's advise, it was reported.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Tuesday before the European Commission in Brussels that he was confident the vaccination “green pass” was to be ready for mid-June so that economic and social activities can restart, including the return of tourists at the beginning of the season.
Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia basilica, the unfinished masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi will reopen from May 29 on weekend mornings after closing in October, hoping to benefit from the easing of coronavirus restrictions and expected tourism recovery in Spain.
The cruise ships company Cruceros Australis Friday launched during the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid what they announced as totally safe trips, such as navigating the virgin landscapes of Patagonia.
To celebrate the re-launching of the FITUR, International Tourism Fair, held this week in Madrid with the attendance of representatives from 55 countries, United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO united leaders from the public and private sectors to send out a strong message that tourism is ready to return.
The US House of Representatives this week passed a bill to give foreign-flag cruise ships a temporary cabotage waiver, enabling them to operate in Alaska without a foreign stop. The legislation earlier passed in the Senate.
In a strong message of confidence for the future of the cruise industry and the luxury travel market, Scenic has started production on Scenic Eclipse II, the sister ship to Scenic Eclipse, the world’s most luxurious discovery yacht. The beginning of production was announced at the keel-laying ceremony, with the Croatian Prime Minister in attendance.
Operation of regional flights at the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA)'s only airfield commonly known as Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP/SABE), which reopened recently following renovations, have been shifted to the Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini international airport (technically in the Province of Buenos Aires) due to lack of proper coronavirus detecting facilities.
The European Commission has reached a decision whereby all member states are to accept the digital covid-19 certificate also known as “vaccine passport,” a document which will show whether people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, and refrain from imposing additional travel measures such as quarantines to its citizens,