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

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

Emirates soars to highest cloud with ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ award for the seventh consecutive year

Emirates has earned the top spot at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2020, sweeping away four awards, including the coveted ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ award for the seventh consecutive year. The other three bagged titles were the ‘Airline with the Best First Class’, ‘Airline with Best Cabin Crew’ and ‘Best Airport Lounge in the Middle […]...Read More