A number of Kashmiri women have resorted to setting up tea stalls to cope with the disastrous economic fallout from New Delhi’s annexation in 2019 and the pandemic.
The plan includes cooperation between Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey in trade, agriculture and food security, SMEs, energy, transport, tourism, and health.
Preference is given to those with connections to the ruling elite. Vaccine tourists generally fly to the UAE in private jets.
International tourist arrivals fell by one billion, or 74 percent, in 2020, according to Madrid-based World Tourism Organization, with almost one-third of destinations worldwide currently closed to international tourists because of the pandemic.
The shell-shocked tourism sector is expected to enter another dark season due to Covid-19 variants and a slow vaccination rollout within the bloc.
Aside from members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and a few other countries, the majority of Muslims around the world need visas to enter the UAE.
Several tourism spots around the world have been rendered 'ghost towns' as the Covid-19 pandemic continued to curtail travel and ravaged the tourism sector.
Guidance issued to Israeli travellers paying a visit to their new friends in the Gulf includes advice not to insult Islam or try to shake a woman’s hand.
Keeping the daily coronavirus infections under tractable margins, Turkey is close to normalising tourism with strict social distancing measures in place.
The MV Wakashio, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, began leaking oil after it struck a reef and went aground off the Indian Ocean island's southeast coast on July 25.
As Turkey emerges from lockdown, TRT World speaks to three establishments in the tourist hub of Alacati, Cesme, near Izmir. Managers say they're operating below capacity but have taken all the precautions needed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Turkey, a country with many rich offerings - from its natural beauty, gastronomy, history and the arts - wants tourists to continue coming to its highly unique and distinctive regions.
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