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Mumbai-Kathmandu Flights To Resume From March 27
Nepal Airlines Corporation – NAC, recently announced their plans to resume their flight services between Mumbai and Kathmandu. Scheduling flights on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, NAC will operate weekly flights on the Mumbai-Kathmandu-Mumbai route. This news is highly welcomed after the recent announcement of the Nepal Authorities to let go of mandatory RT- PCR test for its visitors. With best Nepal flight tickets available on Akbartravels.com, there’s no reason to postpone your trip to Nepal.
Yas Island Abu Dhabi Launches Bollywood-Themed Campaign With Ranveer Singh
To encourage more Indians to visit Abu Dhabi, Yas Island has launched their new promotional campaign starring Ranveer Singh. Titled as “Yas Hai Khaas” this Bollywood style video features Ranveer Singh visiting iconic landmarks of Yas Island like interacting with Batman at Warner Bros World™ Abu Dhabi, chasing waves at Yas Waterworld, riding the fastest roller-coaster in the world at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and literally flying through the air at adventure hub CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi. CEO of Experience Hub, Liam Findlay, expressed his excitement about this collaboration by saying, “Ranveer Singh as a brand ambassador exudes the same dynamic attitude of Yas Island which we believe comes across in the ‘Yas Hai Khaas’ video”. After reading about this recent collaboration, there’s no stopping you now from applying for Dubai visa and experiencing the Yas Island.
Say Hello to “Maya” – WhatsApp Chatbot Launched By Kerala Tourism
In an effort to provide easy access to all updates and information about the tourist ecosystem in Kerala, Kerala Tourism launched “Maya”- a WhatsApp Chatbot that will be available 24×7 and can be activated just by messaging “Hi” to +917510512345 on WhatsApp. “Maya” will serve as a virtual assistant by providing detailed information regarding the prime attractions, cultural diversity, Kerala’s cuisine of different regions and the routes and means for transport to reach various places to tourists who are planning their Kerala holidays in the future.
Countries Where Indians Can Travel Without RT-PCR Test
After closing the border for 2 years India is finally resuming flights on several international routes from March 27. Countries like Bahrain, Egypt, France, Lebanon and Turkey, are among the list of top countries where you can travel without an RT-PCR test if you are fully vaccinated.
‘Happiest Country of 2022’ – Finland
Awarded “The Happiest Country in the World” for the fifth time in a row, Finland has left other countries like Denmark Iceland, Switzerland, and the Netherlands way behind in the list. The World Happiness Report measures happiness on 3 factors like life evaluations, positive emotions and negative emotions, since the last 10 years.
Countries Dropping All COVID Rules For Entry
With the world ready to get back to normal soon, many countries are dropping their Covid rules and restrictions for entry, irrespective of the travellers’ vaccination status. The United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, Hungary, Aruba, Madeira, Mongolia have joined the list of countries like Slovia, Norway and Iceland, which were amongst the first few countries to let go of their restrictions.
No More Quarantine In Singapore From April 1
Singapore is ready to give relaxation to its visitors from April 1. Although all fully vaccinated travels will have to provide a negative RT-PCR test they will however be exempted from mandatory testing and quarantine upon arrival. If you are planning a trip to Singapore anytime soon, it is advisable to apply for your Singapore visa well in advance. Easing of travel restrictions will increase the number of travellers to Singapore.
Hong Kong Will Resume International Flights From April 1
The government of Hong Kong recently announced that they will be lifting travel ban from nine countries namely, Britain, The USA, Australia, Canada, France, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines and only allowing fully vaccinated travellers from these countries. During January after the outbreak of Omicron variant of COVID-19, Hong Kong put up a ban restricting flights to and from Hong Kong.
Thailand Set To Lift Pre Travel Testing Requirement From April 1
After coming up with 3 entry schemes – TEST & GO, Sandbox and Alternative Quarantine (AQ), Thailand will allow its international travellers to enter the country without the need of a negative RT-PCR test. This rule is applicable at all ports of entry to Thailand. So, with our easy to apply Thailand visa process, it’s now even easier to travel to Thailand.
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