GNTB relaunches its global flagship campaign for sustainability
According to analyses by IPK, potential guests ranked Germany third out of 27 countries in terms of climate protection and sustainability. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is taking advantage of this positive attention and is now presenting its global campaign for sustainability “Simply FEEL GOOD” with numerous sustainable travel ideas. The central element of the GNTB campaign is a landing page at www.germany.travel.
Cheval Collection ties up with Black Coffee by Café Younes
Cheval Collection has signed a lease agreement with Black Coffee by Café Younes to operate the restaurant space at the group’s Cheval Maison – The Palm Dubai property. The outlet will be open to both guests and non-residents, ensuring a lively connection with the local community. The café will offer a full-service including breakfast, lunch & dinner from till late. Guests of the property will be able to book a bed and breakfast rate with breakfast at the café included.
Myanmar announces visa on arrival for Indian citizens
Myanmar has introduced visas on arrival for Indian and Chinese tourists, aiming to welcome foreign visitors and their spending. The trial period’s start date will be announced soon, allowing visa holders to explore all sites except restricted areas for security reasons. Previously, citizens of India and China needed to apply for tourist visas online or at a Myanmar embassy.
Singapore aims for passport-free departures
Some passengers will soon be able to depart from Singapore’s Changi Airport without a passport, as part of changes to the city-state’s immigration law that allows for end-to-end biometric clearance. From the first half of 2024, biometrics will be used for authentication at various automated steps in the departure process, from bag-drop to immigration and boarding, said communications minister Josephine Teo.
“Our ongoing efforts towards integrating Air India Express and AirAsia India, even as we proceed with the full merger, is now bearing fruit, with a strong, integrated network emerging. The network footprint stretches across India, Gulf & the Middle East, and Southeast Asia and will be further strengthened with our forthcoming fleet expansion. The interline arrangement enables guests to seamlessly book and connect across sectors operated by the two airlines, as if it were already one network. This is just the beginning of the remarkable value proposition we aim to deliver.”
Air India Express and AirAsia India