China introduces mandatory fingerprinting of foreign passengers

China introduces mandatory fingerprinting of foreign passengers

Since April 30 2018 all foreign passengers aged from 14 to 70 inclusive must undergo mandatory fingerprinting on arrival at airports in China. Aeroflot flights are serviced at Terminal 2 of Beijing Capital International Airport, where 20 automated fingerprinting booths have been set up before passengers go through passport control. Immigration officials are available to assist foreign passengers with the fingerprinting procedure as necessary. After the fingerprints have been taken passengers receive a receipt that…

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Top 10 greenest cities in the world

Top 10 greenest cities in the world

Online travel specialist TravelBird has released the Green Cities Index 2018, highlighting the best urban destinations for environmentally-minded travellers. With sustainability and green living becoming increasingly prominent in contemporary life, TravelBird is sharing this study in order to further the dialogue around sustainable tourism. The results recognise the cities making large efforts to be sustainable by preserving ecological areas, as well as those introducing initiatives to improve the quality and quantity of man-made green spaces….

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Fairmont opens in the Maldives

Fairmont opens in the Maldives

A new luxurious getaway operated by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has opened in the idyllic setting of the Maldives.  Fairmont’s latest offering is the pinnacle of luxury and isolation. Located on the island of Gaakoshibee in the Maldives, this new resort is made up exclusively of 120 luxurious villas on their own private lagoon resort, one of the biggest in the area. The resort opened this month and has been lauded for its tasteful design that will…

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Eurostar launches new hotel collection

Eurostar launches new hotel collection

Eurostar is now offering customers access to an exclusive range of hand-picked hotels with special rates when booked together with travel.   The new hotel collection has been curated by Eurostar to provide travellers with the best selection of high quality city-centre hotels across all price-points, grouped in different themes to make booking the ideal trip quick and easy. From design gems to gastronomic hot-spots, the new platform will help customers identify the perfect, tried…

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Germania Launches St. Petersburg Route

Germania Launches St. Petersburg Route

The first green-and-white aircraft of the independent German airline Germania starts its journey from Dresden to St. Petersburg, Russia, late in the evening of this Thursday, April 26, 2018. The inaugural flight will be sent on its way with a water salute courtesy of the airport’s fire department. The mayor of Dresden, Dirk Hilbert, will be there to witness the occasion alongside a Russian delegation of tourism partners. Germania is also adding new connections to…

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UIA launched flights to India

UIA launched flights to India

On Tuesday, May 1, Ukraine International operated the first non-stop scheduled flights from Kiev to Delhi, India. Therefore, UIA’s long-haul network comprises five routes. Currently, UIA operates three weekly flights between Kiev and Delhi with the fourth frequency to be added on June 7, 2018. The UIA flights are operated on Boeing 767-300 (with three-class cabin configuration) to/from the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport. UIA offers one-way economy class tickets (all taxes and surcharges included)…

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Wizz Air relaunches Lviv-London flights

Wizz Air relaunches Lviv-London flights

Wizz Air has reopened flights from Lviv to London Luton Airport, the press service of Lviv Regional State Administration reported. Flights from Lviv to London will be performed three times a week: on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The cost of flight starts from UAH 659. Apart from London, Wizz Air performs flights from Lviv to Wroclaw, Berlin, Gdansk, Katowice, and Dortmund. Lviv – London route was cancelled in 2009 due to low traffic.

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