15 countries tighten travel restrictions on S. Korea as new coronavirus cases spike SEOUL. KAZINFORM At least half a dozen countries have banned the entry of visitors travelling from South Korea, with nine others tightening travel restrictions for the Asian nation, after Seoul reported a sudden spike in new coronavirus infections last week.
Cruise shooed from various countries over COVID-19 fears docks in Cambodia BANGKOK. KAZINFORM A cruise ship carrying thousands of people that had been denied entry into several countries over fears its passengers were infected with a new deadly coronavirus, docked Thursday in a port in Cambodia, 13 days after setting sail.
Dubai Airport busiest for international traffic for 6th year running DUBAI. KAZINFORM Dubai International, DXB, has retained its position as the world’s number one hub for international passengers for the sixth consecutive year with annual traffic for 2019 reaching 86.4 million – 6 million more than the nearest rival London Heathrow.
Tourism dept recommends tour operators restricting travel to 27 countries due to coronavirus ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Almaty city tourism department has recommended tour operators to suspend activities in organizing tours to the countries which confirmed coronavirus cases, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UAE closely following EU's decision to apply new travel information system in 2021 ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the European Union has been following the European Union’s decision to apply its European Travel Information and Authorization System, ETIAS, which will be applicable to citizens from all countries who enjoy visa-free entry into the EU Schengen Zone beginning on 1 January 2021.
1.5 mln visited Yassawi Mausoleum in 2019 TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM «Last year about 1,500,000 people visited the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi situated in Turkestan. It is expected to attract there up to 5 mln tourists by 2025,» Deputy Governor of Turkestan region Meirzhan Myrzaliyev told the meeting at the regional communications service.
Almaty’s adventure tours showcased at London exhibition LONDON. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s major travel companies are taking part in the Adventure Travel Show 2020 international tourism exhibition, which is considered one of the most important events for those interested in travel experiences off the beaten track, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in the UK informs.