News: Government

World Health Organization adviser says big sporting crowds should be banned

A leading adviser to the World Health Organization has called for large sporting crowds to be banned while the Coronavirus pandemic continues and for indoor masks to mandated by…

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Jul 25, 2021 Government / Safety / Sport / Venues / Wellness /

 
 

Qatar announces plans to add 105 hotels ahead of FIFA World Cup 2022

The Qatar Government has announced that it will add 105 new hotels and apartment hotels to its tourism portfolio as it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup from November next year.…

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Jul 15, 2021 ByNigel Benton Government / Hospitality / Sport / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

South Korean Government bans high tempo music in Seoul gyms

Gyms in South Korea's capital Seoul and its surrounding region have been that they should not play music with a tempo higher than 120 beats per minute (BPM), in order to limit the…

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Jul 14, 2021 Fitness / Government / Safety / Wellness /

 
 

Indonesian Government forced to further delay Bali tourism reopening

The Indonesian Government has abandoned its immediate plans to reopen Bali to foreign tourists until COVID-19 cases have decreased significantly. In an interview with Reuters last week,…

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Jul 7, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Abu Dhabi to restrict access to public places to vaccinated people only

The Abu Dhabi Government has advised that it will restrict access to a selection of public places to vaccinated people only as of late August. Announced by the from the Abu Dhabi…

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Jun 29, 2021 Features / Government / Safety / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

WTTC campaign launched as global call for governments to restart international travel

A new campaign - ‘Reunite’ - launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calls on governments around the world to restart international travel and enable the world…

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Jun 8, 2021 Government / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Bali set to reopen to international travellers as of July

The Indonesian holiday island of Bali will welcome back international tourists as of next month despite fears that the nation is on the brink of another outbreak. Closed to most…

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Jun 8, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Finance / Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Almost half of Thailand’s hotels expect to close in the next three months

With Thailand having been preparing to start opening up to international tourism, the latest surge of COVID-19 in south and south east Asia is potentially set to delay these plans With an…

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May 14, 2021 ByJoe Cusmano Government / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

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