Reuters | , London
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Saudi Arabia has banned travel to or transit at a number of countries including Afghanistan, Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Pakistan, South Africa, Turkey, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.
By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2021 09:33 AM IST
After few countries have opened their borders for Indians, enquiries for travel to international destinations have seen an average increase of 80-85% in July as compared to June
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 10:40 PM IST
- Germany is preparing to tighten requirements for people entering the country by making travellers from any country provide a negative coronavirus test in an effort to curb a rapid rise in cases.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 07:28 PM IST
Saudi Arabia, which bars direct travel from Pakistan, has only approved the AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines, so anyone arriving without one of those shots is required to quarantine at a cost many Pakistani workers say they cannot afford.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 07:17 PM IST
August bookings in Greece are patchy and travel industry officials say it is too soon to predict how the summer will unfold.
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2021 08:21 PM IST
Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong sketches out a roadmap for businesses in Singapore to return to normal, offering the possibility of nearly all social and workplace restrictions being lifted to progressively facilitate international travel
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Delhi zoo director Ramesh Kumar Pandey said it will be opened in two shifts as earlier. The morning shift will start from 8am to 12pm while the second shift will be from 1pm to 5pm
By Prerna Gauba
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 11:41 AM IST
To fulfil their sense of wanderlust without getting into the crowd, travellers are now preferring to visit less-explored destinations
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 07:36 PM IST
Lt Governor of Puducherry, Tamilisai Soundararajan, urges Centre and Civil Aviation Ministry to recommence flight services to the union territory after suspension amid Covid-19 pandemic. She also insisted that the temple town of Karaikal be included under UDAN scheme to promote spiritual tourism.
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 07:20 PM IST
- Popular destination countries in Europe are grappling with surging Covid-19 variants, but the patchwork and last-minute nature of the efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus as the peak season gets underway, threatens to derail another summer travel.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 09:07 AM IST
To try and prevent further domestic transmission of the Delta variant, President Rodrigo Duterte has placed the capital region, an urban sprawl of 16 cities that is home to more than 13 million people, and four provinces under stricter coronavirus curbs until the end of July.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 08:50 AM IST
- Germany is listing Spain and the Netherlands as “high-incidence areas.” People arriving from these areas can avoid quarantine if they can prove that they are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19. Others can cut short the 10-day quarantine by testing negative after five days.
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2021 07:50 AM IST
Germany tightens Covid-19 quarantine rules for travellers ahead of the summer school break when many families vacation on the sunny Mediterranean beaches of Spain or the North Sea coast of the Netherlands
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2021 12:57 PM IST
Air-travel corridors have largely been a letdown as nations constantly change rules and close borders to contain outbreaks.
PTI | , Milan
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2021 07:32 AM IST
- The Italian government moved this month to avoid the danger designation, pledging to reroute massive cruise ships starting August 1 from the city's historic centre to an industrial port still within the Venice lagoon.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2021 10:45 PM IST
Earlier, last month, Milind Soman had posted about how he was missing Ladakh which happens to be one of his favourite places on Earth, and how he also misses the butter tea, momos, the friendly locals...
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 03:30 PM IST
A village in Indo-Nepal border dominated by the Tharu tribe will be developed as a tourist destination under the Uttar Pradesh government's "One District, One Eco Tourism Spot" scheme, a forest official said on July 22.
AP | | Edited by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2021 08:06 AM IST
The Covid-19 pass requirement took effect on Wednesday at cultural and tourist sites in France, following a government decree. At the Eiffel Tower, masked workers scanned QR codes on digital health passes and checked printed vaccines or test certificates.
Reuters | , Yerevan
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 04:31 PM IST
- Desperate to get vaccinated against Covid-19, Iranians are travelling to neighbouring Armenia as tourists. The Armenian Tourism Committee said more than 8,500 Iranian citizens had visited in June, up from 5,000 a month earlier.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 07:28 AM IST
The Assam government on Monday made the Covid-19 test mandatory for all passengers entering the state from other North-Eastern region due to the rising number of cases in the neighbouring states, a notification issued by the Health and Family Welfare department said.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 07:11 PM IST
The restrictions on flyers from these countries are applicable on all types of visas, which means even expats on business visa hoping to return to the UAE would have to wait.
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu on Monday said that 18,500 tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh daily, whereas 7,500 tourists have been visiting the tourist hotspot Atal Tunnel Rohtang (ATR).
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 11:23 AM IST
The Canadian government informed in a statement that they intend to open its borders to fully vaccinated travellers who have completed the full course of vaccination with a Government of Canada-accepted vaccine at least 14 days prior to entering Canada and who meet specific entry requirements.
ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 08:04 AM IST
Eid is an occasion of joy and peace, where people celebrate with their families, let go of past grudges and make meaningful connections with one another. Around the world, Eid traditions and festivities vary and many countries have unique cultural approaches to this important festival.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2021 09:01 AM IST
The US state department issued a statement easing travel on Monday and said that the advisory encouraging travel to India comes in the wake of acknowledgement of the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the region.
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2021 07:45 PM IST
Lying just a few feet underwater a mere 200 feet off the coastline near the resort town of Limassol, the harbour of Amathus will soon be Cyprus' newest tourist attraction where adventurous holidaymakers can snorkel over its submerged stone remains.
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2021 07:37 PM IST
While fully vaccinated UK tourists headed for the Mediterranean were cheered by the removal of quarantine requirements on their return, people bound for France hit out a decision late Friday that means they’ll still need to self-isolate.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Travel advisory issued by France's Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs revealed that fully vaccinated travellers are no longer subject to restrictions to travel to or from France. However, they have strongly advised against travel from France to countries on the "red" list".
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2021 11:22 AM IST
The police in Himachal Pradesh, like other states with popular hill stations, have been imposing fine on people found without violating the Covid-19 protocol and roaming around without masks.