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News Maldives » Travel: Maldives tries to fight off travel alerts as tourists stay away

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-maldives-politics-tourism/maldives-tries-to-fight-off-travel-alerts-as-tourists-stay-away-idUSKCN1FY10D
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

MALE (Reuters) - Tourists have been cancelling hundreds of hotel bookings in Maldives every day since the imposition of a state of emergency last week, tour operators say, despite government assurances things are normal in the resort islands, far from the ...

News Maldives » Travel: Indian project to set up Navy radars in Maldives under cloud

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2018/feb/18/indian-project-to-set-up-navy-radars-in-maldives-under-cloud-1774990.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

But the rhetoric that has been exchanged, the travel advisory issued by New Delhi, the cold vibes over the visit of an envoy plus China’s wordy warning against external intervention have made an India-Maldives defence cooperation pact shaky. If the ...

News Maldives » Travel: Why the Maldives’ State of Emergency Probably Won’t Affect Your Trip

News channel or source: https://www.cntraveler.com/story/why-the-maldives-state-of-emergency-probably-wont-affect-your-trip
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Following renewed political unrest this week in the Maldives, President Abdulla Yameen declared a countrywide 15-day state of emergency on Monday, prompting travel alerts by the U.S., U.K., Australia, China, and India during the island nation's high ...

News Maldives » Travel: State of emergency declared in Maldives

News channel or source: http://www.wral.com/state-of-emergency-declared-in-maldives/17315197/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Peak travel season Almost 1.4 million tourists from across the world visited the Maldives in 2017, according to government statistics, including hundreds of thousands from China and the United Kingdom. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said ...

News Maldives » Travel: China upgrades travel warning to Maldives, asks its citizens to cancel plans

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/china-upgrades-travel-warning-to-maldives-asks-its-citizens-to-cancel-plans/articleshow/62804424.cms
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

BEIJING: China on Tuesday upgraded its travel warning for its citizens visiting the Maldives for holidays, asking them to cancel their plans after an emergency was declared by embattled President Abdulla Yameen in the island nation whose economy relies ...

News Maldives » Travel: The Maldives Is at the Center of a Battle for Power Between China and India

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/07/the-maldives-is-at-the-center-of-a-battle-for-power-between-china-and-india/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Despite all the recent political problems, travel companies continue to send tourists to the Maldives. The tourism industry is happy to turn a blind and this seems unlikely to change anytime soon. A power struggle in the Maldives, a tiny Indian Ocean ...

News Maldives » Travel: India and the Maldives Emergency

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/india-and-the-maldives-emergency/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

It is “carefully monitoring the situation,” it said. Earlier, its Ministry of External Affairs issued a travel advisory to its citizens traveling to Maldives. Relations between India and the Maldives have been strong for decades; India played a major ...

News Maldives » Travel: Maldives emergency has had little or no impact so far: Travel agents, operators

News channel or source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/travel/maldives-emergency-has-had-little-or-no-impact-so-far-travel-agents-operators/articleshow/62807942.cms
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

The ministry of external affairs in India had issued an advisory for Maldives asking Indians to avoid non essential travel. NEW DELHI: Travel agents and tour operators said the unrest in Maldives has had little impact on bookings and trips of Indian ...

News Maldives » Travel: Keep Off Maldives, Yameen Government Tells Indian Military

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/223916/keep-off-maldives-yameen-government-tells-indian-military/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The minister was referring to remarks by former foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, who said that India should not remain a “mute spectator” in Maldives. India had also issued a travel advisory advising its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to ...

News Maldives » Travel: Maldives ex-president says top court judge ill-treated in prison

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKBN1FR10L
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Singapore on Tuesday issued an advisory to citizens against non-essential travel to the Maldives, following similar measures by China, India and the United States. Additional reporting by Christian Shepherd in BEIJING and John Geddie in SINGAPORE Writing ...