2d ago| Travel

Thailand considering 7-day quarantine for vaccinated travelers

Thailand's disease control committee has proposed a halving of a two-week hotel isolation requirement for vaccinated arrivals, amid delays in plans to waive quarantine and reopen Bangkok and...

1w ago| Travel

Tougher airport slot rules could trigger aviation trade war between EU, Asia

Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the...

1w ago| Travel

Paris hotels, tourism see boost courtesy of Messi

For Paris photographer Olivier Sanchez, there is only one story in town: the new life of Lionel Messi.

Biman, US-Bangla and Novoair to carry international passengers on domestic flights amid lockdown: Caab

Domestic flights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla Airlines and Novoair will continue to carry passengers of international flights during the countrywide strict lockdown from July 23 to...

US lowers travel advisory to Germany, Austria to "exercise caution"

The United States has lowered its travel advisory for Germany, Austria and several other European countries on Tuesday, advising Americans to exercise increased caution due to COVID-19, the State...

Phuket gets ready for tourists amid Covid-19 in 'sandbox' experiment by Thai government

Sabai Sabai, a family-run restaurant, among the many dotted along Phuket's renowned Patong beach, is ready to open its doors.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Thailand considering 7-day quarantine for vaccinated travelers

Thailand's disease control committee has proposed a halving of a two-week hotel isolation requirement for vaccinated arrivals, amid delays in plans to waive quarantine and reopen Bangkok and...

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Tougher airport slot rules could trigger aviation trade war between EU, Asia

Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Paris hotels, tourism see boost courtesy of Messi

For Paris photographer Olivier Sanchez, there is only one story in town: the new life of Lionel Messi.

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Air Astra, newest Bangladeshi airline, set to take the skies in Jan 2022

Air Astra, a new private air operator, is set to spread its wings from January next year.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

India-Bangladesh flights to resume from September 4: Caab

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) tonight accepted the proposal of India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation to resumeair bubble flights between the two countries from September 4.

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

Ocean Bliss

I had not realised how therapeutic the ocean could be until I stood on its soft-wet sand. Atlantic waves broke at my feet and washed away the lockdown fatigue that had been harbouring inside of me.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Resumption of flights with India: Airlines given no directives yet

Despite the foreign minister saying that flight operations with India will resume from August 20, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla and Novoair officials said they are yet to get any directives...

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Tourism, hospitality sectors hopeful as hotels, recreation venues reopen today

People involved with tour operations and hospitality sectors have expressed a sigh of relief as tourist resorts, hotels, motels and amusement parks are reopening today.

August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021

All tourist spots in Cox’s Bazar to reopen tomorrow

All tourist spots in Cox’s Bazar will reopen from tomorrow. Preparations for opening hotels, motels, cottages and guest houses in Cox’s Bazar have already been taken.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

CAAB writes to India proposing resumption of flights on different conditions

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) today wrote letter to the concerned authorities of India proposing to resume flights with India on various conditions including Covid-19...