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Cuba reopens but faces severe challenge to attract tourists

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

After experiencing shutdown for eight months, Cuba is now set to reopen its doors to foreign tourists. However, the country facing extreme shortage of money is finding it to be an uphill task to woo back cautious travelers.
Tourism chiefs are banking on the track record of the island of keeping a check on the virus to win holidaymakers back.
“This is a major challenge,” said Francisco Camps, deputy general manager of Melia, a Spanish hotel chain that at present is working in only 10 of its 34 locations in Cuba.
The industry is holding its hopes for the upcoming high season starting from...
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Iraq all set to re-issue entry visas for foreign tourists

Iraq all set to re-issue entry visas for foreign tourists

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

After experiencing months of border lockdown due to the pandemic worldwide, Iraq will start facilitating its entry visas for all international tourists. This step is expected to bolster its limping economy. Authorities will start granting foreigners with entry visas with an intention of visiting the touristic, religious and heritage places, t on Saturday, the state news agency INA has reported the fact. “After the coronavirus crisis has cleared up, Iraq needs to build new bridges to communicate with various countries of the world,” a statement from the presidential office said.
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