Two women from the UK got into the Guinness Book of world records for the fastest voyage around the world on a tandem Bicycle, reports Upi.
Recordsmens name is kat Dixon and Times of Marsden, both of them more than 50 years. They started from Oxford on 29 June 2019, and returned to London on 18 March 2020. Every day they drove 50-60 miles.
In one of the hotels in Queensland two EMUs learned to climb the steps and began to disturb guests, for which he was denied access to a hotel, according to Travel and Leisure.
Ostriches name is Kevin and Carol, they grew up nearby. Previously, poultry was a local landmark, but then become a burden to guests. EMU learned how to climb stairs and began to steal food and personal items at the hotel. So, one of them stole the car keys and looked inside the bathroom.
Tours to Altai this summer have booked four times more often than in the same period last year, according to data Biletix.
The average check for the tickets to Altai decreased by 43 percent — from 19 thousand to 11 thousand rubles.
Passengers travelling through Europe will be required to wear protective masks on Board aircraft and at airports, according to Lonelyplanet.
No mask, no flight. To this solution came from EU officials. The Minister of transport of Germany Andreas Scheuer said that representatives of different EU countries have been able to reach agreement on common standards. It must now be approved by the Ministers.
In the Russian Union of travel industry suggest that after Turkey, Britain and Tanzania for Russian travelers, opens Tunisia, according to Tourdom.
Representatives of retail travel companies have expressed their opinion that support for outbound tourism it would be good to open this country. Now for Tunisia Russian tourists remain in the "red" zone, that is, denied the right of entry. However, the situation is changing rapidly. A list of States for which the borders are constantly updated.
The probability to be infected by the coronavirus in the plane above all at the time of landing and disembarkation of passengers, reports the Express.
Gradually, the flights return to everyday life, but many tourists are worried about their health.
The most popular bus route in the country was the flight Moscow – Rostov-on-don, according to tutu.ru.
Analytical center service has studied the sale of tickets for buses this summer and to compare the obtained data with the similar period of last year. Experts have identified a significant change of the twenty most popular destinations.
Plan Philippines from August 1 to let the foreigners in possession of a valid long-term visas, but the new documents yet to be collected, according to TourDom.
Guests also will have to advance to find and book a place to pass the quarantine and to arrange a test COVID-19.
Most travelers prefer to get the flight they served women: stewardesses like 68 percent and the stewards only 32 percent, according to a survey OneTwoTrip.
In the survey of service participated 2632 person.
The tourist failed to sue the tour operator 320 thousand rubles for the cancelled because of the pandemic coronavirus ticket, according to Tourdom.
Traveller from Ulyanovsk had planned to rest in the Czech Republic and Switzerland from 28 March to first of April. After the government suspended international message, the client proposed to postpone the tour for the future. But he refused and sued the tour operator in court, where he demanded from the company of 320 thousand rubles. This amount is three times higher than the cost of the tour package – 106 thousand rubles.
The Japanese government plans to allow the entry of foreign nationals with specific residence status (e.g. students, interns) notwithstanding the prohibition, imposed because of the pandemic of coronavirus, reports NewsOnJapan.
Those who temporarily left Japan before the introduction of restrictions, will be able to return to the country if they meet certain requirements. One of them is a negative result for PCR test for coronavirus. Currently, foreigners from 129 countries are not allowed to enter Japan.
Two-thirds of Italians don't want American tourists back to the country this summer, reports TheLocal.it is with reference to a survey conducted by research company YouGov.
More than 61 percent of respondents said they would oppose the resumption of the reception of guests from USA. Against Chinese travelers voted 57 percent of respondents would not want the return of Britons – 44%.
Expert travel told about some services on Board the aircraft can increase the risk of infection by coronavirus, reports the Express.
Simon Calder explained that the flights do not facilitate compliance with social distance.
In Israel, I hope that Russian tourists will return to them this year, but the situation with the coronavirus in the country has deteriorated, according to ATOR.
As the Director of the Department of the Ministry of tourism of Israel in Russia and the CIS, Counsellor of the Embassy of Israel in Russia Vladimir Shklyar, now recorded hundreds of new cases COVID-19, but three weeks ago the statistics were different.
Dubai is now restaurants, bars, hotels (working with downloading 50 cent), beaches, shopping malls and other tourist facilities, visit the Emirate of guests from all countries, according to ATOR.
As told to Anna Yastrebova, a representative of the Department of tourism and Commerce marketing government of Dubai in Russia, no special exceptions, which can negatively concern Russia, were not introduced. Thus, the Russians, provided the resumption of flights will be able to enter the Emirate.
In the Spanish city of La Coruna tourists stand in line to get to the beach "Riazor", reports The Sun.
22 June there was established a special arch that counts the number of people passing underneath. It is built in a traffic light system that either allows the person to go to the beach or not, based on the information about how many campers already in place. Arch set in order to avoid congestion of people.
For six months, the hotline of the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Crimea received more than 11 thousand calls, while last year during the same period there were about 600 complaints, reports the press service of the Ministry.
As reported by Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Vadim Volchenko, a large part of calls was in June and may – 9 522.
Analysts of Association of tour operators of Russia has allocated three behavioral models that different groups of Russian tourists follow when planning and buying trips, according to ATOR.
According to the Executive Director of the Association Maya Lomidze, the distribution of approximately 40, 40 and 20 percent.
The tourism Board of Nepal asked the government to open the country to foreigners from August 1, reports the Kathmandu Post.
In the spring of the tourism industry of Nepal has lost billions of rupees in revenues, and tens of thousands of employees lost their jobs. Representatives of the travel industry fear that autumn will bring disappointment.
For the first week of July, Russians bought twice as many tickets than the beginning of June, reports OneTwoTrip.
Our experts have analyzed the booking of travel by plane and by train in early July and found that the tourist activity of the Russians is increasing.
Public health Institute of Montenegro has updated the list of countries allowed to enter the country without additional restrictions COVID-19, Russia in the list yet, according to TourDom.ru.
Went to Belarus, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Georgia. The first Charter flight to Tivat from Belarus will take place July 10.
The tourism industry of Singapore, which has brought $ 20 billion of revenue last year, according to experts, can be virtually destroyed because of the closed borders, reports the Bangkok Post.
Now hotels and attractions of the city-States should only rely on the locals. "If we get back to international business, the hotel industry will be destroyed, because up to 90 percent of our orders come from international travelers," said Michael Issenberg, chief Executive officer, Asia Pacific division, the largest hotel operator in Singapore.
Regularly looters trying to plunder the abandoned tourist temples in Bagan (pagan), the ancient capital of the eponymous Kingdom, which was located in modern day Myanmar, reports Gulf News.
In Bagan, who last year joined the list of UNESCO world heritage site, there are more than 3500 of ancient monuments, temples, frescoes and sculptures. Local authorities hoped that the new status will increase the number of tourists, but because of the pandemic, attractions and hotels are empty, and it attracts looters.
Authorities of the capital of Estonia want to toughen rules of delivery of housing tourists in apartment buildings, according to evropul's.
It is expected that the owner will need to enlist the support of at least 65 percent of the neighbors. They need to confirm that they don't mind "strangers" in the entrance.
The Ministry of tourism of the Dominican Republic published the final security protocols that should be observed by tour operators and hotels to take the foreign visitors that the country became available from 1 July, according to ATOR.
At airports immediately upon disembarking from the plane, all passengers will measure the temperature. If it is above 38 degrees Celsius and/or there are other symptoms of the disease, tourists will do a quick test on COVID-19 and will take measures for their isolation and treatment.
A tourist from Romania, which has proved to be a positive test result for Covid-19, traveled to the island of Crete for at least 72 hours after arrival, according to Greece Greek Reporter.
A traveler came to Greece with the intention to spend a summer vacation on one of the most popular Islands of the country. After arriving at the international airport of Heraklion her tested for coronavirus, as indicated in the protocols established by the Greek government.
Bulgarian resorts are asking the authorities to speed up the arrival of Russian tourists, according to ATOR.
In July, the country will have travelers from Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland. However, the Bulgarian resorts are not enough Russians. The mayor of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov has prepared an appeal to the Bulgarian foreign Ministry with a request to abolish the mandatory 14-day quarantine for Russian citizens and facilitate procedures for their entry. He also sent a copy to the Ministry of health of the country.
The Royal Thai police creates a special task force to track travelers infected with Covid-19, as the country is preparing to reopen its airspace for travelers, reports the Bangkok Post.
The purpose of innovation is to avoid future outbreaks of coronavirus.
German tour operators by order of the authorities before September 1, removed all programs in Turkey, to refocus on the resorts of Spain, Cyprus, Greece and Portugal, according to ATOR.
The government recommended the citizens to refrain from travel and stay in Turkey until August 31. Like Germany hold positions in the Netherlands and Switzerland. The only exception was the decision of the UK: British tourists back from Turkey will not have to serve a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
In social networks, passengers discuss the tourist, who invented an original way to reduce social contacts on Board the aircraft, reports the Express.
The image was published to Twitter, and then instagram.
The borders are still closed, but according to a survey of the service on travel planning, 33 percent of respondents set aside money for the future when flights will resume, reports OneTwoTrip.
The company's experts conducted research in social media, it was attended by 1706 people. They told, are there to travel abroad and how.
Tourists interviewed online, told me how long they are willing to travel, according OneTwoTrip.
The company's specialists conducted a survey of 1900 users, and find out how much they missed traveling and how long ready to give them up.