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Weekly Round-up of News: May 9, 2021

Starting this week, I will be posting a weekly round of news on Sundays.


The Seychelles to allow only vaccinated travellers from India

Seychelles has announced that it will allow only vaccinated travellers from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to enter the country.

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Qatar Airways Cargo flies Medical Aid and Equipment to India free of cost

Qatar Airways Cargo deployed 3 Boeing B777 freighters to India on 4th May which carried approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies from around the world to support COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Qatar Airways to fly to Abidjan as it eyes African expansion

Qatar Airways last week announced that it will start flying to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Abidjan will be the 4th new African destination served by the middle-eastern carrier.

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One&Only Resorts debuts in Europe with a property in Portonovi, Montenegro

Ultra-luxury resort chain, One&Only Resorts has debuted in Europe with One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro. One&Only Portonovi is located at the entrance of Boka Bay, at the edge of the Adriatic Sea in Montenegro and is welcoming guests since 1st May 2021.

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New Zealand and Cook Islands create a travel bubble: Check details

Starting 17th May 2021, travellers between New Zealand and Cook Islands will be able to travel between the two countries quarantine-free.

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Marriott’s Moxy brand opens a new hotel in Bergen, Norway

Marriott’s Moxy Hotels has opened its newest hotel, Moxy Bergen. This is the second Moxy hotel in Norway with the other being Moxy Oslo. Located in Norway’s stunning Bergen, renowned for its eye-popping natural scenery, Moxy Bergen’s prime waterfront location offers views over Norway’s famed Fjord.

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IHCL announces the opening of Vivanta Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has announced the opening of Vivanta hotel in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. According to IHCL, ‘the stylishly designed hotel reflects the pulse and culture of God’s own country’.

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Cathay Pacific schedules flights from London Heathrow to HongKong

Cathay Pacific has announced resumption of scheduled flights to and from the United Kingdom. The Hong-Kong based airline has started flying to London Heathrow from 8th May 2021.

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British Airways operates a cargo flight to India carrying Urgent Medical Aid

British Airways on 5th May operated a emergency cargo flight to Delhi carrying 27 tonnes of Urgent Medical Aid to support the Indian government as the country continues to battle its worst wave of COVID-19 since the pandemic began with dwindling oxygen supplies.

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JW Marriott Monterrey Valle opens in Mexico

Located in the heart of Monterrey’s business centre, JW Marriott Monterrey Valle is in close proximity to popular shopping centers like Paseo San Pedro, Parque Arboleda and Punto Valle.

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Delta Airlines announces a brand new route to Croatia

Delta Airlines has announced a brand-new route to Dubrovnik in Croatia for Summer season as the European country is now open for Americans.

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United Kingdom adds multiple countries to its green list

United Kingdom yesterday announced that a total of 12 destinations have been added to the government’s ’green list’ of destinations that are deemed as safe for travellers to return to England from without the need of quarantine.

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Emirates announces Humanitarian Airbridge to India to transport COVID-19 relief items

Emirates today announced that it has established a humanitarian airbridge between Dubai and India in order to transport Urgent Medical COVID-19 relief items as India continues to fight its worst wave of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

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Ryanair announces additional capacity to Portugal from United Kingdom for Summer

Ryanair has announced that it is adding extra capacity to Portugal from United Kingdom with over 1,75,000 extra seats.

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