Belarus, China scrap visas for ordinary citizens

WVNTR –  An intergovernmental agreement on mutual visa-free travel for ordinary citizens of Belarus and China was signed in Qingdao on 10 June. The document was concluded following the talks between Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko and China’s President Xi Jinping. The parties signed a number of other cooperation documents. Pictured are Belarus’ Minister of Foreign […]

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Emirates celebrates inaugural flight to London Stansted

Flanked by Emirates cabin crew, (left to right) Richard Jewsbury, Emirates Divisional Vice President, UK, Ken O’Toole, Stansted Airport CEO, and Hubert Frach, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations West, celebrate the new service with a cake cutting. WVNTR – DUBAI, U.A.E – Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from […]

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Air China Poised to Launch New Chengdu – London Route

WVNTR – Air China has launched a new, non-stop service between Chengdu and London on 3 July, 2018. The non-stop route will carry Air China passengers from China’s “Land of Abundance” to the beautiful banks of the river Thames. According to the London Tourism Board, in 2017, Chinese tourists made over 130 million trips overseas, […]

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Exclusive New Services for UK Student Visa Applicants in Hong Kong

WVNTR – In a move to enhance visa application services for student visa applicants who intend to study in the United Kingdom, VFS Global, in association with UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), is launching exclusive services that would help support and ensure their student visas are processed on time. The newly launched solutions like the […]

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Citizens of Romania now need a valid electronic passport for visa-free travel to Canada

WVNTR – To ensure the integrity of Canada’s immigration and refugee system, the Government of Canada introduced today new entry requirements for Romanian citizens. Romanians with non-electronic passports will need a valid visa to travel to Canada. Only Romanian citizens who hold a valid electronic passport remain visa free, and similar to other visa-exempt travellers, […]

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Reykjavik Rises, Barcelona Slips And Nice Rebounds As Top European Summer Travel Destinations In 2018

Church and boats moored along the canal in Amsterdam, Holland – Image Credit: TravelandLeisure WVNTR – London and Paris continue to be the most popular European destinations for American travelers this summer, but the remaining spots on the Top 20 list saw significant movement from 2017, according to an analysis by Allianz Global Assistance, a […]

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VIDEO – Malian immigrant granted French citizenship for rescuing a toddler dangling from a fourth-floor balcony

WVNTR – Mamoudou Gassama, 22, an immigrant from Mali dubbed the “Spider-Man of Paris” has been invited to apply for French citizenship by the French president, Emmanuel Macron after staging a remarkable rescue over the weekend in France. Mamoudou who scaled a four-story Paris apartment bloc with his bare hands to rescue a child was also […]

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