Tags : social distancing

A voyage with no destination!

As the pandemic continues to hit the world, it seems Hong Kong offers a cruise that barely touches international borders only to be brought back to the origin point. After several attempts that failed to re-establish travel abroad, this cruise offers people something to look forward to.  Prior to the pandemic, Hong Kongers were among […]...Read More

Words that went viral in the COVID year

Coronavirus has not only changed our lives, but also our vocabulary. This, perhaps, is best reflected in the word “lockdown” becoming Word of the Year in 2020 as per Collins Dictionary. Mariam Webster and Dictionary.com have chosen “pandemic” as their Word of the Year. Here is a glossary of words that humans across the planet used the […]...Read More

COVID-era travel made easy with ‘contactless’ IATA app

Global aviation body IATA is developing a set of mobile apps to help passengers to navigate COVID-19 travel restrictions and securely share test and vaccine certificates with airlines and governments, it said on Monday. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents many of the world’s major airlines, plans to pilot the Travel Pass platform […]...Read More

Burj Khalifa set to light up for a fiery New

Despite the strict impositions of COVID-safety across the emirates Burj Khalifa is once again set to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 with its grand annual display of fireworks, lights and lasers, developer Emaar announced today. Visitors to the iconic Dubai landmark will see instilled a series of preventative measures on premise, including thermal cameras, social […]...Read More

Strict nay to New Year, Xmas gatherings warns UAE

As we sprint into the year-end celebrations, ordinarily teeming with UAE’s biggest and brashest round of festivities, the global pandemic once again rears its masked head to keep the masses in line with the government calling on people to adhere to precautions. The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) released a set of […]...Read More

Dubai’s ‘COVID-safe’ Global Village set to open doors

This Sunday, October 25, 2020, Dubai’s Global Village is set to reopen. It’ll also mark the seasoned destination’s 25th anniversary. Of course, in order to ensure the safety of both employees and the public, there will be strict health and safety precautions in place. Ahead of its reopening, Dubai Media Office issued a statement outlining […]...Read More

Obama all set to speak at his first in-person Biden-Harris

Former President Barack Obama is returning to Philadelphia on Wednesday for his first in-person 2020 campaign event for Joe Biden. In 2016, the man known as one of the Democratic Party’s strongest orators delivered Hillary Clinton’s closing argument in the same place — at a rally for thousands the night before Election Day at Independence Mall. […]...Read More