Indian Ocean island nation recorded single-day rise of 1,500 cases on Tuesday, compared with less than 100 a month ago.
Tourism has helped Indigenous communities improve their lives and protect the forests. COVID-19 has put both at risk.
Relaxed visa requirements, shifting politics, and new transport connections promise to draw more visitors to the region.
The bubble begins May 26 and will start with a daily flight into each city, with up to 200 travellers on board.
Move comes after New Zealand records 23 new coronavirus cases at its border, of which 17 were from India.
The IMF’s chief economist urged governments to continue fiscal support and ensure that vaccines are available to all.
Virtual tour project intended to raise awareness of the UN World Heritage site and encourage more tourism.
Art and Bali’s unique Hindu culture are inextricably linked but the absence of visitors has left artists struggling.
Travel deal experts who track consumer interest say demand for plane seats is likely to increase, driving prices up.
Zimbabwe’s tourism sector is estimated to have lost $1bn in potential revenue last year due to coronavirus pandemic.
Demand is surging for back-yard pools, domestic summer travel deals and bucket-list trips.
The funds will be used for infrastructure, tourism, agriculture and other ‘strategic sectors’, UAE’s state news said.
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