Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: Cruise

A traveller’s dream, Dubai is the ultimate destination for luxury yacht cruises & desert safari

Be it a cruise in the Persian Gulf, or an authentic desert experience with dune bashing and dinner at a Bedouin campsite, you’ll never forget your visit to Dubai.

Covid scare on cruise ship during trip to nowhere shows perils of resuming tourism

Singapore’s attempts to enliven tourism underscore the difficulties of getting any sort of travel up & running even in a nation where cases have been close to zero for several weeks.

Hong Kong reports respiratory infections, positive case on cruise ship & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Covid cases from Diamond Princess cruise ship reveal pattern of disease

A detailed analysis of the cases found Covid-19 can be very mild, causing a sore throat, dry cough and runny nose, without fever or lower respiratory tract symptoms.

Passengers of cruise to nowhere spend Easter on ‘Ghost Ship’

Thousands of passengers are aboard ships a month after major cruise lines agreed to halt cruises because of dangers of sailing during pandemic.

There is fear of a global coronavirus contagion as 3,000 cruise passengers go home

As the US evacuates its citizens from the Diamond Princess, where 70 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed, Canada, Hong Kong and other countries plan similar evacuations.

As 2020 draws closer, here are eight cruises you must not miss in the New Year

The Caribbean still reigns supreme when it comes to cruising, but there’s a whole new world to explore.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.