Saturday, 16 October 2021

Tag Archives: travellers

Covid-19: Dubai opens up to tourists from July 7

DUBAI announced it would allow tourists back in the Gulf city state from July 7 after a closure of more than three months to contain the coronavirus. “Dubai to welcome tourists from July 7,” the emirate’s media centre said, quoting the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management. It also ...

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Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike

NAIROBI: Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi’s international airport Wednesday as riot police were deployed and teargas fired to disperse striking workers. With flights grounded since midnight, passengers were advised Wednesday morning not to come to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – East Africa’s busiest according to the Kenya ...

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British Airways apologizes to bed bug-bitten travellers

LONDON: A Canadian family who says they were bitten all over by bed bugs on a flight to England is now getting an apology from the airline. New Westminister resident Heather Szilagyi, her seven-year-old daughter Molly and her fiancé, Eric Neilson, were on an overnight British Airways flight from Vancouver ...

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UK tourism hits record

LONDON: The number of overseas visitors to the UK topped four million in July for the first time, official figures show. Travellers to the UK spent £2.75bn on their visits, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, another record. The figures also show the number of visits abroad by UK ...

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Britain says U.S. immigration curbs do not apply to UK travellers

LONDON: Britain’s Foreign Office said that U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions only applied to individuals travelling from the seven named countries, so people arriving from other countries, including the United Kingdom, would not be subject to more checks regardless of nationality or place of birth. British Foreign Minister Boris ...

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