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Top S.African tourist destination sees spike in domestic travel

Johannesburg, April 17 | Western Cape province, a top tourist destination in South Africa, witnessed an increase in domestic travel over the Easter weekend,...

Rajasthan registered -71.50% YoY dip in tourist numbers in 2020

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 15 | Rajasthan, known as a tourist destination, has registered a -71.50 YoY dip in tourist numbers in the...

Another tourist succumbs to Covid in Srinagar

Srinagar, April 5 | A tourist from Gujarat died of the novel coronavirus at a Srinagar hospital, where he was being treated for severe...

Int’l tourist arrivals fall by 87% in Jan: UNWTO

Madrid, April 1 | International tourist arrivals fell by 87 per cent year-on-year in January due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UN World Tourism...

Tourist from Maharashtra dies of Covid in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 31 | A 70-year-old tourist from Maharashtra died of Covid-19 in a hospital here on Wednesday.Reports said the tourist from Pune had...

Temporary blackout hits Portuguese tourist island

Lisbon, March 28 | A lightning strike during a heavy thunderstorm triggered a complete power blackout on the Portuguese island of Madeira, local media...

All India tourist permit through online mode from April 1

New Delhi, March 14 | Aimed to promote tourism across the states, the government has announced a new scheme under which any tourist vehicle...

Israel sees 98.5% drop in foreign tourist arrivals

Tel Aviv, March 5 | The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a 98.5 per cent drop in foreign tourist arrivals to Israel during the...

Hotel staff in 5 Thai tourist spots among vax priority group

Bangkok, Feb 24 | The hotel employees in Thailand's five tourist destinations are among the first people in the Southeast Asian country to receive...

Maldives sets daily record of 5K tourist arrivals this year

Male, Feb 22 | The Maldives received more than 5,100 tourists on Monday, the highest daily record yet in 2021, local media reported.Prior to...

IRCTC to run deluxe AC tourist train to Jyotirlinga, Statue of...

New Delhi, Feb 12 | To give a push to tourism industry which has faced its toughtest time during the Covid-19 pandemic last year,...

Maldives expects 1.5mn tourist arrivals in 2021

Male, Feb 12 | The Maldivian government has revised tourism arrival projections from 1 million to 1.5 million in 2021 due to the island...

SL records 1,682 tourist arrivals after airports re-open

Colombo, Feb 10 | Sri Lanka registered 1,682 tourist arrivals in January airports resumed flight operations following a nine-month suspension since March 2020 due...

Northeast has potential to become big tourist hub: Amit Shah (Ld)

Shillong, Jan 23 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday that the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving...

Statue of Unity attracting more tourist than even Statue of Liberty:...

New Delhi, Jan 17 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that Kevadiya in Gujarat is no longer just a small block in...

Travel industry urges govt to announce dates for restoration of tourist...

New Delhi, Jan 11 | Now that the government is close to initiating a vaccination plan for Covid-19, fresh hope is riding among inbound...

Goa considering night curfew in view of tourist surge

Panaji, Dec 31 | Anticipating a surge in tourists during and after New Year, the Goa government is considering imposing a night curfew on...

NE India can be an ideal tourist destination post-Covid: Experts

Guwahati, Dec 20 | Due to its close proximity with five countries, unique culture and traditions besides picturesque beauty of...

Int’l tourist arrivals fall by 72% in 10 months of 2020:...

Madrid, Dec 18 | The Madrid-based UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reported that international tourist arrivals fell by 72 per cent during the first...

IRCTC to start ‘Divine Maharashtra’ tourist train from Jan 8

New Delhi, Dec 16 | The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is all set to start the "Divine Maharashtra" tourist train operations...

NZ’s tourist hotspots struggle amid Covid-19

Wellington, Dec 9 | New Zealand's key tourism destinations -- Queenstown, Rotorua and Auckland had some of the largest drops in filled jobs in...

Announce dates for tourist visa, int’l flights resumption: IATO

New Delhi, Nov 23 | With introduction of a Covid-19 vaccine looking closer to reality, the Indian tourism industry has once again urged the...

Mysuru to have new tourist attraction, Sandalwood Museum

Mysuru, Nov 9 | Highly impressed by the collections and efforts made by the Mysuru forest division to set up the country's...

BMC headquarters to open as a weekend tourist destination

By QUAID NAJMIMumbai, Oct 14 | The iconic, V-shaped BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) headquarters -- opposite the UNESCO World Heritage Site Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj...

Russian tourist charter operators express interest in Goa: Minister

Panaji, Oct 8 | Russian tourist charter operators have expressed interest in flight landing slots at Goa's Dabolim International Airport, for the upcoming tourism...

K’taka to make Covid test compulsory at all tourist spots

Madikeri, Oct 6 | Karnataka Medical Education minister K. Sudhakar on Tuesday asserted that the state government was contemplating to come out with new...

Oil minister calls for total shift to clean fuels in prime...

New Delhi, Sep 27 | Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday called for the prime tourist cities in the...

‘Opening of Goa borders likely to boost tourist traffic by year-end’

Panaji, Sep 1 | With Goa opening up its borders, the state is likely to witness a sizeable tourist inflow by this...

Wildfire in Colorado threatens popular tourist spot

Los Angeles, Aug 15 | A wildfire in the US state of Colorado doubled its size and is threatening a popular hiking spot, the...

600-km highway to connect J&K tourist spots

By Ahmed Ali FayyazNew Delhi, Aug 12 | With the help of the Centre, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh UT administration are...

Woman injured by whale at Australian tourist spot

Canberra, Aug 3 | A woman has suffered serious injuries after being struck and injured while swimming with humpback whales off the coast of...

Fresh lockdown in Goa to affect tourist sentiment

Panaji, July 16 | The Goa government's sudden announcement of a lockdown may have affected the tourist sentiment and confidence building efforts made by...

No tourist tested Covid-19 positive: Goa Health Secretary

Panaji, July 4 | Two days after the resumption of tourism activity in the state, Goa Health Secretary Nila Mohanan, here on Saturday, said...

Sarnath to get more tourist facilities

Varanasi, June 30 | Sarnath, one of the most sacred Buddhist sites of the country, will soon witness massive development with The World Bank-funded...

Europe wants summer tourist season after COVID-19 crisis

Brussels, June 5 | Countries across Europe are keen to reopen their borders in time for the summer tourist season, but while some states...

Spain considers opening ‘tourist corridors’ before July

Madrid, May 31 | The Spanish government is considering opening up safe "corridors" to allow foreign tourists to visit the Balearic and Canary Islands...

When Big B turned tourist in Lucknow

Mumbai, May 27 | Amitabh Bachchan recalls roaming the streets of Lucknow pretending to be a tourist, dressed in his distinct "Gulabo Sitabo"...

Iran to reopen tourist sites after 3-month closure

Tehran, May 24 | Tourist sites are set to reopen across Iran on Sunday after a nearly three-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Greece to resume tourist activities from July 1

Athens, May 21 | Greek authorities have announced that foreign tourists would be allowed in the country from July 1, when direct flights to...

Top UK tourist spots offer virtual tours amid lockdown

London, March 27 | The UK's most famous tourist attractions, ranging from palaces and castles to galleries and zoos, have started virtual tours to...

Goa converts 5 tourist resorts into quarantine facilities

Panaji, March 26 | The North Goa district administration here on Thursday took over five tourist resorts, including one private facility, to create quarantine...

Goa closes borders to passenger, tourist traffic

Panaji, March 21 | The Goa government on Saturday shut down its borders for mass passenger and tourist vehicles traffic, in a bid to...

More rain, snow likely in Himachal’s tourist places

Shimla, March 11 | The cold spell was slated to extend for a couple of days more in Himachal as many places in the...

US tourist confirmed as 1st COVID-19 case in Bhutan

Thimphu, March 6 | Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering announced on Friday that one positive coronavirus case has been confirmed in the country and...

Goa safe from coronavirus, tourist arrivals up: Minister

Panaji, March 4 | Goa's heat and humidity are detrimental to spread of coronavirus, according to Ports Minister Michael Lobo. Tourist arrivals had increased...

Italian tourist’s Covid-19 confirmed, wife tests positive too

Jaipur, March 3 | An Italian tourist here has been been confirmed to have coronavirus after his sample checked out positive at the National...

Tourist among 4 charged for HK anti-govt protest

Hong Kong, March 3 | A Dutch tourist was among four defendants charged in a Hong Kong court in connection with an anti-government protest...

Coronavirus patient in Jaipur an Italian tourist

Jaipur, March 2 | A suspected patient of coronavirus admitted to the SMS Hospital here is an Italian tourist, hospital officials here learnt on...

Man arrested in Rajasthan for molesting German tourist

Jaipur, Feb 27 | A man was arrested in Rajasthan's Bharatpur for allegedly molesting a female German tourist at a hotel, police said. A group...

Bilateral deals to boost tourist arrivals in SL

Colombo, Feb 10 | The Sri Lankan government is planning to sign bilateral agreements with a number of countries including China, Pakistan and Iraq,...

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Air India cancels UK flights from April 24 to 30

New Delhi, April 21 | National carrier Air India has decided to cancel flights between India and the UK from April 24 to 30.The...