Minister of Tourism David Collado along with 15 more ministers and vice ministers of tourism of the Americas established partnership agreements and procedures for relaunching tourism in the region in a meeting called by the World Tourism Organization and led in its inauguration by Luis Abinader, President of Dominican Republic. Tourism leaders in the Americas […]


The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) is surprised that Malta is not on the UK government’s ‘Green List’ for travel. MHRA states that objectively Malta is meeting the COVID-19 related safety requirements to the point that leading British media have for the past days been quoting Malta to be a favourite destination to be […]


Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel are among the countries and territories people will be able to visit without quarantining on their return to the UK The UK government’s green list countries for ‘safe’ overseas travel have been revealed as the traffic light system for the resumption of international travel was confirmed. Transport secretary Grant Shapps confirmed […]


Israel is embarking on an advertising campaign to ensure it is the tourism ‘destination of choice’ in 2021. The global push comes as the country prepares to reopen to vaccinated tourists from May 23. The tagline ‘2020: Holy Moses, 2021: Holy Land’ draws a contrast between the turbulent year of 2020 and the excitement and […]


The Paros Municipality is looking into ways to turn the island’s upgraded airport into an international gateway for travellers from Schengen and non-Schengen countries including Israel. During a recent meeting with Paros Mayor Markos Koveos, Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis assured that necessary procedures would proceed for Paros to become a hub for international travellers. […]

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