• Friday, September 17, 2021
India Corona Update 
Total Fatalities 443,928
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Today's Fatalities 431
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Pakistan Corona Update 
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Today's Fatalities 3,998
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Sri Lanka Corona Update 
Total Fatalities 418,480
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Today's Fatalities 3,998
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Bangladesh Corona Update 
Total Fatalities 418,480
Total Cases 31,216,337
Today's Fatalities 3,998
Today's Cases 42,015
UK Corona Update 
Total Fatalities 418,480
Total Cases 31,216,337
Today's Fatalities 3,998
Today's Cases 42,015
India corona update 
Total Fatalities 443,928
Total Cases 33,347,325
Today's Fatalities 431
Today's Cases 30,570

Travel

Full steam ahead

TOPSHOT – French German skipper Isabelle Joschke climbs on the mast of her Imoca 60 monohull MACSF on October 22, 2020 at the starting site of the 2020 edition of the Vendee Globe single-handed round-the-world race, which will start on November 8, 2020 in Les Sables-d’Olonne. (Photo by Loic VENANCE / AFP) (Photo by LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images)

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by ANDY MARINO ONE part of the travel industry that has been making waves recently is luxury cruising. It has never been so popular, and bearing in mind the astonishing growth in numbers of both passen­gers and new ships, there are no signs of the sector slowing down. Leisure cruising was worth $23.3 billion (£17.5bn) worldwide in 2007 and $35.5bn (£26.7bn) in 2016. It is expected to rise to $57bn (£43bn) by 2027 – in other words, the industry has more than doubled in size over the past two decades. In fact, the three decades between 1990 and (pro­jected) 2020…

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