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Check out the latest news and updates about the travel and tourism industry from around the world.

India Lifts Travel Ban From March 27

After 2 years, India is finally set to lift its ban on international flights which was imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Civil Aviation Ministry also announced to revoke Air Bubble arrangements stating, “After having recognized the increased vaccination coverage across the globe, the Government of India has decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger services to/from India from 27.03.2022, i.e. start of Summer Schedule 2022”.

Good News For Travellers! International Flight Tickets To Get 50% Cheaper!

The Indian Government announced to lift its travel ban, resulting in an increased number of international commercial flights because of which the flight rates are expected to get, as low as 50%. Also, in the upcoming months, Singapore Airlines plans to add 17% more flights to its already operating flights, whereas Swiss International Airlines will be doubling its flights. So, with flight tickets becoming affordable, we’re sure, you can now plan that post pandemic vacation. Start booking your flight tickets and get travelling.

Malaysia to Re-open Fully For Tourists starting April 1, 2022

Mark your calendars and get your Malaysia visa ready, as Malaysia is finally opening fully for tourists. Although COVID 19 travel restrictions have been relaxed  travellers would still have to follow certain protocols. But, this shouldn’t stop you planning a trip to this Asian pearl.

First Ever “Siachen Ice Climbing Festival” Organised In Ladakh

In order to promote Siachen as an adventure spot and to highlight the hard work that Indian Army soldiers do in such tough conditions, Ladakh administration organised first ever “Siachen ice climbing festival” in Leh’s Nubra valley. This festival will end on March 20, so if you are an adventure junkie looking for your next  thrill, book your Leh Ladakh holiday now!

New Eco Friendly Infrastructure In Sundarbans For Tourism

The State Tourism Minister of West Bengal announced to develop eco friendly hotels, entertainment arenas and house boats in order to promote tourism in the mangrove forest of Sundarbans.  

Indefinite Ban on Paragliding in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Under the Disaster Management Act, Deputy Commissioner of Kangra – Dr. Nipun Jindal has banned all paragliding activities in the Kangra district following deaths of 2 due to an accident. The accident took place at Bir Billing, a very well known spot for paragliding in the district. But don’t be disheartened as there is much more to do and see in Himachal Pradesh apart from paragliding.

Travel restrictions further relaxed for vaccinated travellers entering Singapore

Travelling to Singapore soon? A big relief for travellers. Replacing the old rule of supervised self-swab ART (antigen rapid test) upon arrival in Singapore, vaccinated travellers from VTL (vaccinated travel lane) and low risk areas can now perform an unsupervised ART within 24 hours of their arrival in the country. So, visit Akbartravels.com to apply for your Singapore visa and jet off to the city of green spaces, awe-inspiring architecture and mind blowing activities.

Vistadome Service Between Assam And Meghalaya To Boost Tourism

North Frontier Railways (NFR) in a bid to boost tourism in the northern region, is planning to start Vistadome service from Guwahati in Assam to Mendipathar in Meghalaya. These wi-fi equipped coaches will provide the travels with panoramic views of the scenic routes through large glass windows and transparent roof over the course of the journey.

‘Night Sky Astro Tourism’ In Rajasthan, a new adventure for your Bucket List

Star gazers rejoice! With the first ever ‘Night Sky Astro Tourism’ initiative started by the state of Rajasthan, you can now enjoy watching the sky on your next Rajasthan holiday through telescopes installed at various locations like Jantar-Mantar, Amber Fort, University of Maharaja and Jawahar Kala Kendra. Rajasthan’s Department of Science and Technology Secretary said, the prime feature of the tour is that “it will be managed by calendars of the sky and sky will play the main guide to fix the dates for such events.”

Saudi Arabia Lifts All Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

Saudi Arabia becomes “one of the most accessible destinations to travellers in the world,” as per the Saudi Arabian government. Lifting all COVID-19 related restrictions for tourist visa holders, visitors wont be required to present a proof of vaccination or a PCR test when they enter the country. Although face masks will be mandatory in closed public places, social distancing rules have been lifted entirely.

With the world finally opening up who wouldn’t be excited to travel? Head over to Akbartravels.com and find solution to all your worries related to visa applications, flight tickets and hotel bookings. What else? We have the best budget holiday packages available to make your holiday truly peaceful.

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