Closing borders, blanket travel bans and more extreme government policies will not stop the spread of coronavirus, says the head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
“This year’s edition continues to bring cutting-edge information and education sessions,” commented Rick Still, La Cita’s Managing Director. During La Cita’s first day, September 9, presentations by industry experts on Latin America, tourism trends, market reports and industry products are open to all delegates.
Gloria Guevara, President & CEO of WTTC, said: “WTTC remains strongly committed to supporting Puerto Rico’s amazing comeback story as seen in their record-breaking year in tourism last year. Although the island was ready to welcome us with open arms this April, despite the recent seismic activity in the southern region, reallocating resources to continue this great momentum is the right thing to do in order to further boost tourism. We are looking forward to hosting an event in Puerto Rico later this year.”
In expressing his delight, Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett said, “Jamaica is very honoured to once again be named the Caribbean’ Leading Destination with the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board.
Hong Kong Disneyland just announced that the theme park would be temporarily closing because of coronavirus, which has been spreading throughout China and has infected around 2,000 people thus far.
Agra Fort, a 16th-century Mongolian monument, stands near the gardens of the Taj Mahal. This powerful red sandstone fortress encompasses, within its 2.5 km long walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers.
The miniature paintings of Rajasthan can be dated back to 16th century and used to capture visual narratives of royal festivities. Painted with extremely fine brushes made with just a few strands of squirrels’ tail hair and bird feathers, the miniatures are made on silk and paper.