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space.com - Elizabeth Howell - Meet the crew of Blue Origin's NS-21 space tourism mission
Meet the crew of Blue Origin's NS-21 space tourism mission
Space

Blue Origin's next set of spaceflyers includes a prior customer and the first Mexican-born woman to visit the final frontier. The NS-21 mission is set to fly from Blue Origin's Launch Site One near Van Horn, Texas, on Friday morning (May 20). If…

ewn.co.za - Eyewitness News | EWN - Robben Island Museum: Tourism industry is opening up but demand is low
Robben Island Museum: Tourism industry is opening up but demand is low
Eyewitness News

Devon Thomas | Pippa Hudson speaks to guests about the Robben Island travel booking complaints and what this means for the tourism industry in general and the businesses surrounding it. There is no denying that one of the industries to be hardest…

space.com - Elizabeth Howell - Blue Origin's NS-21 space tourism launch: When to watch and what to know
Blue Origin's NS-21 space tourism launch: When to watch and what to know
Space

Blue Origin will fly six people into suborbital space this week on the company's fifth crewed mission. The flight, known as NS-21, is the 21st flight of the New Shepard vehicle overall (hence the name). Liftoff is set for Friday (May 20) at 9:30…

montrealgazette.com - Frédéric Tomesco - Montreal tourism industry may struggle to keep up with soaring summer demand
Montreal tourism industry may struggle to keep up with soaring summer demand
Montreal Gazette

Tourists are coming back, but will Montreal be able to cope? With airports, hotels and restaurants all struggling to hire staff fast enough, some in the industry have their doubts. Quebec's biggest city could draw as many as 7.5 million out-of-town…

thestar.com.my - Laos and South Korea develop platform to promote tourism
Laos and South Korea develop platform to promote tourism
The Star Online

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/Asia News Network): Laos and South Korea are partnering in tourism, cultural and industrial exchanges between the two countries, with a view to bringing more Korean tourists to Laos. Green Discovery Laos and the…

flightglobal.com - Alfred Chua - Japan takes cautious first step to reopen borders with 'test tourism' pilot
Japan takes cautious first step to reopen borders with 'test tourism' pilot
Flight Global

Japan is to allow foreign travellers from four countries this month, as part of a “test tourism” pilot ahead of plans for a broader reopening. The move, announced by the Japan Tourism Agency, marks the first – albeit small…

fbcnews.com.fj - Tourism Industry signs Collective Agreement with Union
Tourism Industry signs Collective Agreement with Union
FBC News

FHTA Chief Executive Fantasha Lockington (from left), FHTA HR/IR Chair and General Manager for Tanoa Hotel Group, Narend Kumar, NUHCTIE General Secretary, Daniel Urai. [Source: Supplied] The Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association celebrated a HR…

abcnews.go.com -  MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press - Japan to allow limited foreign package tours as experiment
Japan to allow limited foreign package tours as experiment
ABC News

TOKYO -- Japan's government announced Tuesday it will begin allowing small package tours from four countries later this month before gradually opening up to foreign tourism for the first time since it imposed tight border restrictions due to the…

nypost.com - David Propper - West Virginia man could face 30 years behind bars for 'sex tourism'
West Virginia man could face 30 years behind bars for 'sex tourism'
New York Post

Douglas Law, 60, admitted to breaking the law when he traveled overseas to have sex with an underage girl, pleading guilty to one count of 'sex tourism,' the US Attorney's Office for the Northern District of West Virginia announced Monday. A…

tennews.in - tennews.in - SATTE to open today at India Expo Mart, to discuss steps to revive tourism industry
SATTE to open today at India Expo Mart, to discuss steps to revive tourism industry
tennews.in: National News Portal - Breaking News, Live News, Delhi News, Noida News, National News,

Informa Markets India, a B2B exhibitions organiser, will host a three-day travel trade exhibition to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to conduct business with over 36,000 qualified industry buyers and trade visitors. SATTE 2022 is being…

nhk.or.jp - Japan to receive small group tours on trial basis
Japan to receive small group tours on trial basis
NHKオンライン

The Japanese government plans to accept small group tours from four countries in a trial this month. The program is intended to be a prelude to a full reopening of the country to foreign visitors starting in June. Japan has generally barred the…

mb.com.ph - It must be 'all hands on deck' to help protect PH tourism
It must be 'all hands on deck' to help protect PH tourism
Manila Bulletin

Among the most affected by the pandemic is the hospitality and tourism industry when lockdowns and quarantines forced hotels, resorts, bed-and-breakfast inns, amusement parks, etc. to shut their doors. Suddenly, the thriving and booming tourism…

thecentersquare.com - By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor - First quarter Florida tourism continue record streak
First quarter Florida tourism continue record streak
The Center Square

(The Center Square) –In the first quarter of 2022, 36 million people visited the Sunshine State, a 39.6% percent increase from the same eriod last year, according to VISIT FLORIDA. It's the third consecutive quarter that overall visitation…

traveloffpath.com - Author - Austria Removes All Entry Requirements Fully Reopening For Tourism
Austria Removes All Entry Requirements Fully Reopening For Tourism
Travel Off Path

Austria has removed all of its Covid-related entry requirements – with travelers now able to enter the country just like pre-pandemic times. From 16 May, travelers are no longer required to present proof of their vaccination against Covid-19…

stuff.co.nz - Glenn McConnell - Pre-departure Covid test requirement set to be removed 'sooner rather than later
Pre-departure Covid test requirement set to be removed 'sooner rather than later
Stuff

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says it's likely the Government will end the requirement for pre-departure testing early. The Government had already announced that pre-departure tests would no longer be required from August, but Hipkins…

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