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More than 50% of Global Destinations are Easing Travel Restriction – But Caution Remains

More than 50% of Global Destinations are Easing Travel Restriction - But Caution Remains

More than 50% of Global Destinations are Easing Travel Restriction – But Caution Remains – Agency/Nepalayatimes A majority of destinations around the world (53%) have now started easing travel restrictions introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though many remain cautious in view of the development of the pandemic, the seventh edition of the UNWTO “COVID-19 Related Travel Restrictions: A …

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World Tourism Day 2020: To Celebrate ‘Tourism and Rural Development’

World Tourism Day 2020: To Celebrate 'Tourism and Rural Development'

World Tourism Day 2020: To Celebrate ‘Tourism and Rural Development’ – UNWTO/Nepalayatimes The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day will celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities outside of big cities and preserving cultural and natural heritage all around the world. Celebrated on 27 September with the theme of “Tourism and Rural Development”, this year’s international day …

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COVID-19 And Transforming Tourism

COVID-19 And Transforming Tourism

COVID-19 And Transforming Tourism – Agency/Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – If tourism brings us together, then travel restrictions keep us apart. More importantly, restrictions on travel also prevent tourism from delivering on its potential to build a better future for all. This week the United Nations Secretary-General launched the Policy Brief “COVID-19 and Transforming Tourism”, which UNWTO assumed the lead role in producing. …

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Russia To Launch World’s First Potential Vaccine On August 12

COVID-19: Russia To Launch World's First Potential Vaccine On August 12

Russia To Launch World’s First Potential Vaccine On August 12– Nepalayatimes/Agency COVID-19: Russia To Launch World’s First Potential Vaccine On August 12 With the successful launch, Russia would become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations to start as early as September. On August 12, Russia will launch world’s first clinically approved vaccine against the novel …

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India Increases its Security Personnel at Kalapani Area by Double

India Increases its Security Personnel at Kalapani Area by Double

India Increases its Security Personnel at Kalapani Area by Double– Nepalayatimes India Increases its Security Personnel at Kalapani Area by Double Kathmandu – India has started an increasing number of security personnel almost by double at border area from Dharchula to Kalapani. India has increased hundreds of security personnel at different posts from Lambaku to Nabidang via Lipulek. Hundreds of …

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Kuwait to Resume Flights to Nepal from Aug 1

Kuwait to Resume International Flights from Aug 1

Kuwait to Resume Flights to Nepal from Aug 1 – Agency/Nepalayatimes Kuwait – The Kuwait government is all set to resume international flights from August 1. At the initial phase, the Kuwait government will conduct international flights to 20 different, said Kuwait’s General Directorate of Civil Aviation. According to the Directorate, Kuwait will conduct internal international flights to UAE, Bahrain, …

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North Korea Claims of Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

North Korea Claims of Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

North Korea Claims of Developing Coronavirus Vaccine – Nepalayatimes North Korea – North Korea has said that it was developing a vaccine for the novel coronavirus on its own, the country’s science research council claimed on Saturday. According to a report posted on Mirae, the website run by the North’s State Commission of Science and Technology, its scientists are currently …

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UNWTO Invites Startups to Pitch Ways to Accelerate SDGS

UNWTO Invites Startups to Pitch Ways to Accelerate SDGS

UNWTO Invites Startups to Pitch Ways to Accelerate SDGS – Nepalayatimes he World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the launch of a new Startup Competition as it looks to identify innovators with the power to further tourism’s contribution to sustainable development As the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, UNWTO has been guiding the sector’s efforts to contribute to the …

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China Aids Security Screening Equipment

China Aids Security Screening Equipment

China Aids Security Screening Equipment -NEPALAYATIMES China Aids Security Screening Equipment The Chinese government has handed over necessary equipment aiming to ease the security screening process at Rasuwagadhi checkpoint. The equipment handed on Thursday comprise one baggage scanner, one walk through the gate, and five metal detectors said Rasuwa Chief District Officer Arjun Bhandari. Deputy Superintendent of Police at Armed …

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