Morocco is inviting you to come and experience first-hand quality vacation.

Hello travelers, here is one great opportunity for you to see the beautiful city of Morocco and experience its awesomeness with Grandeur travels.

We have carefully selected 9 destinations across Morocco that will impress you as our CEO visited these marvelous places last September and her pictures speak 1 million things we know you would love about the historic city.

1. Marrakech sightseeing.

Marrakech Touristic capital of Morocco. Full of history, tradition, and emotions of intricate streets and exotic commerce, surprise to the first-time visitor because of the strong red color of its buildings and the massive antique wall that surround the center of the town.
A guided tour of Marrakech includes stops in the most important tourist attractions places, such as the Royal Palace, the Marrakech Museum, the Saadian tombs, and others. It takes a full day to complete the circuit and it includes a typical Moroccan lunch.
On the full-day trip you will visit the following places :
– Medina of Marrakech
– Jamaa el Fna (Medina)
– Ben Youssef Medersa
– El Bahia Palace
– Saadian Tombs
– Ko

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Enjoying Holidays, Celebrations, and Gatherings Safely

Holidays and other gatherings have changed since the COVID-19 pandemic started. It’s been stressful for everyone, adults and children alike. So it’s important to keep celebrating and getting together in creative ways. Special celebration times can help ease “pandemic fatigue” by reconnecting safely with family and friends.

Here are some ways to enjoy holidays and gatherings while keeping the people you care about safe and happy.

A Safe Vacation During the COVID-19 Pandemic | UNICEF Romania

 

Keep the Celebrations Small or Virtual

The safest option, for now, is to celebrate holidays and other special events only with members of your own household. To connect with friends and loved ones you can’t see in person, host virtual events. You can chat while eating, play games, “see” each other’s holiday decorations, or share recipes. Weddings, funerals, graduations, and other major milestones can be shared virtually, letting lots of people join from near and far.

 

Tips for Hosting and Attending Gatherings Safely

Some families may choose to gather with people they don’t live with. This is more of a risk than gathering virtually or with people from your own household. If you decide to host or attend a gathering, follow the CDC’s advice:

  • Get together outdoors, if possible.
  • If you must be indoors, open windows to increase ventilation.
  • Everyone 2 years and older should wear a mask except when eating and drinking.
  • Limit the number of guests so that people from different households can stay at least 6 feet apart. Set up chairs or tables in advance so people know where to safely be.
  • Keep the visit brief. You might consider getting together just for dessert or not eating or drinking at all.
  • Have people bring their own food and drinks to limit touching the same surfaces. If you do share food, have one person serve the food (while wearing a mask) so only one person touches the serving spoon. Consider putting the food on plates in advance. Then have people take a plate one at a time while keeping physically distant.

Health experts say it’s safe for fully vaccinated people to be indoors with other fully vaccinated people, even without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart. It’s also safe for fully vaccinated people to be unmasked and close to unvaccinated members of another household if the unvaccinated people aren’t at high risk of getting very sick from COVID-19. So, as more and more people are fully vaccinated, gatherings will get safer for everyone.

 

Get Creative!

Holidays and other celebrations may feel different during the pandemic. But you can still make them fun and memorable for your kids:

  • Make an event of watching sports, parades, and movies from the comfort of your own home. Set up an indoor cozy space with pillows and blankets and snacks. If it’s warm enough, enjoy the entertainment from your yard.
  • Make gifts. Get crafty and have kids write letters to each other and loved ones, create coupon books, and more. They can make their own wrapping paper. Older children and teens can have fun with tie-dye, inviting friends to virtually create with them.
  • Travel to an imaginary vacation spot in your home. Come up with theme rooms, special foods, and fun activities that you would traditionally do at your favorite vacation spot.
  • Work together on holiday greetings or invitations. Whether you buy cards or make your own, kids will enjoy being involved and getting them ready to mail.
  • Make video holiday greetings and invitations, and involve kids in the creative process, from writing a script, to filming, to email.
  • Play games. Teach your kids the board games you played when you were a kid or have a virtual game night with friends or your family.
  • Decorate. It can brighten spirits, giving your whole family a change of space.
  • Spread kindness to your community. Kids can make signs with messages for neighbors that you can hang in the windows or post in your yard.
  • Make a game of going through your house to find items to donate in honor of whatever your family is celebrating. Look for clothes, food, and household goods that you don’t use that are in good condition.
  • Read holiday books together with the whole family.

Safety Steps to Take

To help prevent the spread of germs:

  • Wash hands well and often. Wash for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid people who look sick.
  • Clean surfaces that get touched a lot (like doorknobs, counters, phones, etc.).
  • Try not to touch your eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Get a flu vaccine each year (everyone who is 6 months of age and older).
  • Get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you’re eligible.

 

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What travel experts thinks about you some of your favorite destinations in Africa.

Where do you intend to travel to in 2021? All year round, people visit destinations across the world for different reasons. Some do it for business, others for leisure. Below are what some travel experts think about some of the favorite travel destinations you would want to visit at all costs before we port into the year 2022.

All You Need to Know about Travel to and from India in 2021: COVID Test,  Quarantine, Exemption Norms

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Are you ready for a Covid-19 compliant travel experience?

The Covid-19 pandemic that struck in 2020 has altered a lot of industries, not for a short time but even for a longer period with very lasting effects. The health sector recorded its highest loss of workforce during the pandemic as its staff was on the front line, engaging the virus and trying to save the rest of the world.

The whole world is still reeling under its hard grip as many industries are trying to set up measures for recovery, this also includes the traveling companies most of who lost over 95% of their business engagements at the peak of the pandemic.

Uplift the air travel experience – a post-Covid flight plan - NEC New  Zealand

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10 popular African destinations you should visit in 2021

If we have learned anything from this year, it is that time with our loved ones is more valuable than anything. We also know that reconnecting in the beauty and natural wonderlands of Africa is the perfect blank canvas to re-imagine a 2021 filled with joy, exploration and wondrous discovery. We have crafted our list of African places you should visit in 2021, each one hand selected for its incredible beauty and diversity as well as its remoteness – far away from bustling cities and large tourist crowds.

1. Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda

View from the Bisate Lodge in the Volcanoes National Park

Go Gorilla Trekking in the Volcanoes National Park, Photo credit: Bisate Lodge

There is one main reason to travel here – and that is to see gorillas. The Volcanoes National Park is the Rwandan portion of the Virunga Volcanoes Mountains (which straddles Uganda and the DRC as well) and is home to around half of the world’s mountain gorillas and often considered as Africa’s best gorilla trekking experience.

2. Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve – South Africa

One of the African places to visit is the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and its leopards

Spot leopards in Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Set along the Kruger National Park’s western boundary, this private reserve offers the best Big 5 game viewing in Southern Africa as well as some of Africa’s most luxurious and groundbreaking lodges. And the best part, the Sabi Sand is easy to access and far away from tourist crowds of Kruger National Park!

3. Kafue – Zambia

Hot air ballooning in Kafue National Park in Zambia

Explore the Kafue National Park from above. Credit: Shumba Camp

A hidden gem of a safari destination and flying well below the radar of most safari travellers, Kafue is the largest of Zambia’s conservation areas. With only a handful of lodges, this enormous reserve is often explored with barely another vehicle in sight. Added to this the huge number of unusual plains game, such as lechwe and puku, and the usual predators they attract, Kafue is an off-the-beaten-track destination to add to your bucket list.

4. Skeleton Coast – Namibia

African places to visit in 2021: Skeleton Coast in Namibia

Skeleton Coast, where the desert meets the ocean

Named after the shipwrecks which litter the beaches of northern Namibia, the Skeleton Coast is a remote and desolate part of Africa. With great sweeping vistas of vast desert and violent ocean, you would be surprised to find the volume of fauna and flora it supports. Lions on the beach, brown hyenas, seals and oryx make this a perfect stop in a Namibian itinerary – but be warned, it sells out fast.

5. Pemba Island – Zanzibar

Wooden jetty on Pemba Island

Welcome to your paradise in the Indian Ocean

Situated in the Indian Ocean, a short distance off the Tanzania coast – Zanzibar has a colourful history with connections to Africa, Middle East and Asia. As you would expect the culture is a big drawcard for visiting however the island life of palm-fringed beaches, cerulean waters and local dhow sailing boats make this an island paradise like no other.

6. Masai Mara – Kenya

Masai Mara in Kenya is among the African places to visit in 2021

Live your African dream in the Masai Mara

Easily one of Africa’s most famous safari destinations – there is little which needs to be said about it. A well known cog of the great migration machine, the Masai Mara is actually an incredible destination to visit year-round. One particular highlight would be to view Africa’s magic from the air in a hot-air balloon ride over the savannah.

7. Franschhoek – South Africa

Romantic sunset in Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands

Fall in love with the Cape Winelands

As the only town featured in our list, Franschhoek clearly has to be something special – and it really is. This quaint little town is very firmly part of South Africa’s famous wine route. Synonymous with its effortless French flair, it is not surprising that Franschhoek boasts a significant number of award winning restaurants and wine farms to please even the pickiest gourmand.

8. Selous – Tanzania

Lions in Selous National Park in Tanzania

Dream safari, anyone?

Probably a name you have never encountered before, but trust me you need to take note. Selous National Park is actually Africa’s largest game reserve and, although difficult to imagine, it is four times the size of the Serengeti! A traditional Big 5 safari destination, with incredible numbers of buffalo and elephant as well, what really makes this place stand out is its remoteness and raw, untouched wilderness.

9. Hwange National Park – Zimbabwe

African places to visit in 2021: Hwange National Park

Spend a night in a hide surrounded by nature, Photo credit: The Hide

From Africa’s largest reserve, to Zimbabwe’s. Hwange (pronounced ‘Wang-gee’). Boasting huge herds of elephants (second only to Chobe National Park), as well as a very strong lion population with frequent sightings. This reserve is also an important breeding ground for the endangered African wild dog, black rhino as well as both sable and roan antelope.

10. Amboseli – Kenya

21 African Places to travel to in 2021

Panorama views with the Kilimanjaro in the background

I’m certain you have all seen the iconic views of Mount Kilimanjaro – the world’s tallest free standing mountain. Well they are more than likely to have been taken in Amboseli. The mountain is actually situated across the border in Tanzania, but the game rich area of Amboseli, with large herds of elephants, is a great reason to enjoy this spectacular reserve.

Source: https://blog.rhinoafrica.com/2020/12/23/african-places-to-travel-to/

Experience the beauty of Egypt in October!

What a wawu to all those whose vacation period will be available for the month of October!

There will be so much fun to enjoy and experience come October as you tour the ancient city of Egypt, Luxor and Hurghada with Grandeur travels and tours.

Egypt in Pictures: 15 Beautiful Places to Photograph | PlanetWare

Our Egypt tour package was fixed for October so you can enjoy maximum fun as the year runs towards December. We want our clients to get the best of fun in Egypt with its numerous sights and wonderful destinations from 9th of October to the 18th of October.

The adult package for this trip comes for just 890k while children goes for 790k…..all inclusive of a return flight ticket, 5-star hotel accommodation, a visa on arrival, multiple city tours and daily breakfast!

This is one of the best prices you can get for the package we offer.

Luxor Temple – An Amazing Temple of Pharoah Amenophis III

Some of the key attraction sites to visits include;

Destination: Cairo

  • Islamic & Coptic Landmarks in Old Cairo
  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Memphis City

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Destination: Luxor

  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Karnak Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon

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Visit Morocco with the best of desert Safari tour at the best price!

The impact of Covid-19 has deprived many of the fun and amazement that travelling offers. It’s quite relieving to be able to travel again after many country’s conditions and travel restrictions.

Its time to go out and see the wonders of the world once more…….where do you intend to visit next?

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Why Grandeur Travels is the best travel agency for you

In different parts of the world and at different times, people travel to different destinations. This requires a lot of planning and also it’s very time consuming, so,most travelers always wish they can place this planning stress off themselves and place them on someone else while they get busy with other things that needs  their attention. This has given rise to different travel agencies to fill this gap for travelers who don’t want to go through the stress of planning, booking and sorting out the itineraries all by themselves.

There are lots of benefits that comes  with using travel agents, these benefits are many but these 5 reasons will convince you to approach Grandeur travels out of countless other travel agencies in Nigeria. These places us among one of the best travel agents in Nigeria.

1. We are affordable.
Using Grandeur travels is the real definition of “penny wise, pound smart!” It’s the best and smartest decision to take considering the cost it takes to do these plannings yourself. We’ve built a solid relationship with every resource avenues to make your travel experience the best one so far and guess what? All these services come at “purse-fitted’ fees tailored to suit your budget. You definitely will be glad you allowed us to do it and you will want to do it all over again because your days of fraudulent experiences is over with Grandeur travels!

2. We save you precious time.
Like the parlance says in Nigeria, “Time is money.” You don’t have to waste resources and time jumping buses or stressing over your traveling when we are here at your service. Let’s take it up for you and trust us to do it better than you can imagine.

3. Experience and influence.
Grandeur travels own the required influence needed to provide you with the best traveling service experience you’ve never had. Within the little time, you need to get your traveling documents together, we have the needed influence to bring this all together in one shot because we have the magic wand! Our years in business have equipped us with the needed links to make things happen.

4. We solve your traveling problems.
Without assumptions and guesses, Grandeur travels provide seamless solutions to your traveling challenges by making flawless arrangements and plannings that give you the confidence to travel anytime you plan to without obstacles. We are responsible and reliable with a solid track record.

5. We offer you the best deals.
When you pick up your phone or devices  to search for the best travel agency in Nigeria, you are looking for many options with affordable budget options. Why not Google Grandeur travels and see past testimonials of clients who have enjoyed our best amazing offers?
We provide you the best deals with the amazing customer satisfaction experience you need to convince your friends and associates to patronize us.

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Whether you are an individual or corporate entity, Grandeur travels have a suitable package for you that will suit your exact need. Why not give us a call today and let’s do what we know how to do best?

5 Wonderful Places in Danger Due to Overtourism

The world’s first national park is today one of those most threatened by overtourism. Yellowstone is a favorite park for many people, but all that love has had an unfortunate downside. With visitation numbers up 40 percent in the decade between 2008 and 2018, the park’s infrastructure is struggling to handle the millions of people who descend on the area every year for glimpses of the wildlife and geysers for which the park is known.

Traffic is one of the biggest issues, with major traffic jams caused whenever bison or other animals are spotted along the roadside. There are far bigger risks than only frustrated tourists, however. With increased crowds, people become less mindful about where they walk and where they leave their trash. Sewage, too, has become a major problem here as in many other national parks, and can affect not only the smell but the surrounding ecosystem and water quality.

While Yellowstone has not yet begun to require reservations or impose daily limits in order to manage its numbers, both possibilities have been considered, and may ultimately be necessary solutions to preserve the remaining beauty of this outdoor haven.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Bright tulips in front of the canal in Amsterdam
Credit: Noppasin Wongchum/ Shutterstock

Nature isn’t the only thing affected by crowds. Amsterdam is a picturesque city full of art and culture where cyclists pedal along idyllic canals past cozy, gabled houses from the Golden Age. Thanks to overtourism, however, the current reality has become quite different. The city of 850,000 residents saw 19 million tourists in 2018, in a rising trend that is expected to continue and reach upwards of 29 million by 2025. That concentration in such a relatively small city means visitors are primarily seeing — and bumping into — other tourists, leaving little of the city’s native charm in the midst of the crowds and litter.

The city has already begun taking some steps against overtourism, including encouraging visitors to explore other parts of the country, as well as moving one of the city’s most notable photo-ops — the “I amsterdam” sign — to a less trafficked neighborhood. They will also be ending tours of the infamous Red Light District. As with delicate ecosystems in nature, however, the understandable fear is that by the time the tourism numbers begin to drop, what brought so many to the city in the first place — whether it be the tolerance, hospitality, or Old World beauty — will be irrevocably lost.

Maya Bay, Thailand

Aerial photo of boats near shore in Maya Bay, Thailand
Credit: watcharakorn malithong/ iStock

Thailand’s most famous beach is one of the most stunning examples of the dangers of overtourism, as well as the at-times drastic measures that can be taken to counteract it. Maya Bay, made famous by the film The Beach in 2000, was originally a remote paradise of white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters nestled under looming limestone crags. After the influx of visitors inspired by the movie, however — most of whom came by speedboat from nearby Phuket or Koh Phi Phi Island — the cove’s coral reef was disappearing and entire populations of its marine life were gone.

Fortunately, Thailand has been willing to address the problem head-on. In 2018, the country’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation announced a temporary ban on tourists to Maya Bay. The ban was then extended and is now in effect until at least June of 2021. The hope is that, given space and solitude, the natural resources will regenerate and the bay’s beauty will be preserved for generations to come. Human efforts in the meantime include replanting coral, as well as expanding the island’s infrastructure to better handle its tourism numbers in the future while minimizing the accompanying ecological effects.

So is the ban working?

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu seen from above
Credit: Aleksandra H. Kossowska/ Shutterstock

Who could have guessed that an abandoned city from the 15th century would, six hundred years later, be in danger of having too many people? Like the other sites on this list, the old city of Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes has garnered increased attention in recent decades, in large part to its verdant lawns and labyrinthine stone walls being jaw-droppingly photogenic.

In an effort to preserve the site’s integrity, the Peruvian government has been taking measures to combat the increasing number of tourists. At first, it was merely the presence of guards to keep people out of restricted territories, and the establishment of set paths for visitors to follow. As the numbers continued to rise, 2014 saw the adoption of new regulations that required visitors to hire official guides and instituted time limits to prevent bottlenecks in the ruins. Early in 2019, additional measures were introduced that now limit tourists to specific entry times, with a maximum of four hours in the area.

While these increasing measures are laudable, it remains to be seen whether they will be sufficient to curb the effects of overtourism at Machu Picchu. In the meantime, if you have your sights set on Peru, consider exploring the ruins of Kuelap instead for some authentic history without the crowds.

Cinque Terre, Italy

Colorful buildings on a cliff over the ocean in Cinque Terre, Italy
Credit: iStock/ Anna_Om

While Venice gets most of the attention for Italy’s overtourism, it isn’t the only beautiful place there in danger. Cinque Terre, a group of five villages on the country’s northeastern coast, is known for its colorful houses strung along seaside cliffs, and it has become a popular stop for cruises and land trippers alike. What was initially a secluded journey by foot along hand-laid stone paths has, in recent years, become a convenient train ride for thousands of tourists to flit from village to village, stopping just long enough for a photo and gelato.

The trains aren’t the only problem, though; tourists who do choose to walk between the villages are often unprepared for the technicality of the mountain paths, and end up needing the locals for help or a rescue mission. This particular concern has led officials to prohibit inappropriate footwear along the trails, but the problem of numbers still remains, compounded by the fragile nature of the terraced hillsides. While there has been a push for train companies to limit the number of tourists they bring, there has yet to be a comprehensive solution agreed upon by the various villages and train companies involved.

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Virgin Atlantic will pay for your medical treatment, hotel quarantine, and even funeral if you catch COVID-19 while traveling

In late July, Emirates announced that it would pay for travelers’ medical treatment, hotel quarantine, and even funeral if they catch COVID-19 while traveling.

Now, Virgin Atlantic is introducing a similar policy.

The airline announced on its website that passengers will get complimentary coronavirus insurance of up to $654,000 (£500,000) for travel between August 24, 2020, and March 31, 2021.

Passengers are eligible for the insurance on Virgin Atlantic flights during this window whether or not they’ve already booked, according to the airline, provided their travel is booked through Virgin Atlantic directly.

Working with insurance company Allianz Assistance, Virgin Atlantic’s website says that its COVID-19 coverage extends to all coronavirus-related costs, from medical expenses to mandatory quarantine. And, in a worst-case scenario, up to $6,533 (£5,000) of funeral expenses are covered, per the airline’s website.

According to Virgin Atlantic, the insurance will take effect “with no restrictions on age, travel class, or length of journey.” Once you land at your destination, you are free to use other modes of transportation and visit other destinations and still be covered, the airline’s website says, as long as your return flight is also booked through Virgin Atlantic.

For one-way trips, the airline says the insurance will last 12 hours after the arrival time of the traveler’s last flight. However, it’s worth noting that this does not apply to one-way flights that take off on March 31 and land on April 1.

One other thing to note: The insurance covers all bookings made through Virgin Atlantic, even if flights are operated by partners such as Delta, Air France, and KLM. However, according to Virgin Atlantic’s website, “If you purchased your ticket from delta.com or any another airline’s website, even if they are a partner airline of Virgin Atlantic, you will not be covered, even if one or more flights of your journey is on a Virgin Atlantic aircraft.”

source: https://www.insider.com/virgin-atlantic-coronavirus-insurance-covers-medical-costs-19-2020-8