||IN this year ATM 2021 will take place in hybrid format: offline with sixteen by nineteen May in World Trade Center (DWTC) at Dubai (UAE) and online with 24 by 26 May. Among the exhibitors there are many representatives of island destinations: Maldives Corporation marketing and links with Public Relations, Greek National Tourism Organization, Cyprus Ministry of Tourism, Office of Tourism Promotion Mauritius, Department of Tourism of the Philippines and a lot others.
Maldives and Seychelles
Many island economies depend on tourism, this is especially evident in islands of the Indian Ocean. On the share of tourism Maldives accounts for 28% of GDP, Seychelles – more than 55%.
IN Emirates added additional flights in March these areas, and now the airline commits up to 28 flights there. Meanwhile, Air Seychelles is launching weekly direct flights from Dubai on Seychelles to meet increased consumer demand.
Daniel Curtis, ATM 2021 Exhibition Director:
“Both the Maldives and the Seychelles fully meet all the expectations of tourists. Despite the constrained demand for these destinations, travelers are very attracted to direct flights there, as well as reasonable restrictions, low statistics on the incidence of coronavirus, open and even isolated resorts with great nature and quiet beaches. “
It is expected that by this August at Maldives will vaccinate 500 thousand residents, and Seychelles with population of less than 100 thousand people hope for 100% vaccination in the coming months.
Today to get on Seychelles and Maldives, tourists only need a negative PCR test done not earlier than 72 and 96 hours before arrival accordingly. Confirm vaccinated or quarantined by not coming need to.
Sri Lanka, Cyprus and islands of greece
Other destinations with Sri Lanka, Cyprus and Greek islands.
Arrived at Sri Lanka requires a negative PCR test for 96 hours before arrival, and then two more tests in over the next seven days. The Sri Lankan government is committed to to end of 2021 in the country has been vaccinated more than 21 million people in currently, about 500 thousand people have been vaccinated.
IN Greece 725 thousand people were vaccinated, to the end of summer, the country’s authorities plan to vaccinate the vast majority 10.35 millionth population.
Arabian Travel Market 2021
Major Middle East Tourism Exhibition Arabian Travel Market 2021 will take place already in 28th time. The main theme of the event will be “A New Dawn of Travel and tourism “. Strategic partners of ATM 2021 – Department of Tourism and Commercial Marketing Dubai Government, Emaar Hospitality Group and Emirates. Registration for exhibition open.
Dubai – one of safest cities in world to visit, where a wide range of precautions are in place to ensure the safety of tourists on all stages and in every point of their travel, from arrival before departure.
These measures were highly commended by the World Council for travel and Tourism (WTTC), which awarded the city the Safe Travel sign.