Updated on Aug 15, 2022 03:39 PM IST
- As India celebrates its 75th Independence anniversary this year, Sandip Hor wanders in Singapore to trace any legacies of the INA and Netaji as many historians regard the Singapore chapter of freedom movement as a catalyst of a major threat to the British to leave India.
Check out India's most breathtaking forts and palaces that will leave you in awe.
- The Central Railway is planning to attach one more vistadome coach to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Madgaon Tejas Express, one the premium trains on the Mumbai-Goa route, before this year end.
Published on Aug 14, 2022 12:41 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Mumbai
Do you wish to wake up to the sound of birds chirping in the morning or are you willing to spend the entire day in the woods and hear a lion roar at midnight? Then here is a list of perfect jungle getaways for you.
The Czech Republic has joined Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in imposing tough restrictions on travel and work visas for Russian nationals. Travel bans so far have focused on top-level Russian officials in Putin’s inner circle or oligarchs who control industry.
Updated on Aug 13, 2022 08:24 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
When it comes to proposals no one can do it better than Bollywood celebs. They know the perfect place and the perfect way to do it. Here is the list of the places where actors proposed to their Bollywood sweethearts.
The end of Covid-19 travel restrictions in New Zealand allowed Carnival Australia's Pacific Explorer cruise ship to dock in Auckland with about 2,000 passengers and crew Friday morning as part of a 12-day return trip to Fiji that left from Sydney.
Updated on Aug 12, 2022 01:24 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Wellington, New Zealand
In southern province of Hainan, currently the worst-hit Chinese region, two cities, Dongfang and Chengmai, with a total population of around 900,000, said they would add days to the lockdowns on their residents, prolonging what were previously scheduled for three to four days to around a week.
Updated on Aug 12, 2022 01:11 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Shanghai
- The ministry noted that South Korea is an important market for incoming tourism to Israel, in part due to its large Christian market.
Updated on Aug 11, 2022 10:10 PM IST
Estonia said it will block entry to some 50,000 Russians who had been granted visas before the invasion began on Feb. 24. That’s on top of restrictions, also introduced in the Baltic states and the Czech Republic, on issuing new visas for travel, work or study.
Updated on Aug 11, 2022 08:12 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
The Potala Palace, that was the traditional home of Tibet's Buddhist leaders, would be closed from Tuesday, with a reopening date to be announced later, as Chinese authorities report a minor outbreak of Covid-19 in the Himalayan region
Updated on Aug 10, 2022 09:33 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Beijing
Estonia and Finland both border Russia and are members of the European Union, which banned air travel from Russia after it invaded Ukraine but Russians can still travel by land to both countries and apparently are then taking flights to other European destinations.
Updated on Aug 10, 2022 09:19 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Copenhagen, Denmark
China closed Tibet's Potala Palace, former home of the exiled Dalai Lama, on Tuesday after 22 Covid-19 cases were reported in the Himalayan region.
Published on Aug 09, 2022 09:13 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri
The surge on China’s largest online travel agency likely reflects increased demand from mainland residents looking to use Hong Kong as their stopover as its Covid rules are less stringent.
Published on Aug 09, 2022 03:55 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das
Mainland China reported 828 new domestically transmitted cases across more than a dozen provinces and regions for Aug. 8, with over half of them in Hainan, a highly popular tourist destination, official data showed on Tuesday.
Published on Aug 09, 2022 03:10 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Shanghai
The temporary lockdown of Haikou city follows an ongoing and indefinite lockdown of the beach resort of Sanya that is confining vacationers to their hotels for a week. Four other cities and four counties in Hainan also started lockdowns of two days or more
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 08:20 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Beijing
Passengers on Spain’s busiest high-speed train route between the tourist and business hub i.e. Madrid and Barcelona, faced delays due to rail disruption in connection with cable theft
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 06:41 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Madrid
If you plan to take a short getaway with family, friends or all by yourself this Raksha Bandhan and Independence Day weekend or during Janmashtami holiday then here are a few recommended travel destinations in North, South, Middle, East and West India
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 07:51 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
- People arriving at Hong Kong’s international airport will be required to go to an approved quarantine hotel and, if they don’t have Covid, can then serve four days of health monitoring either at home or in a hotel.
Published on Aug 08, 2022 12:05 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi
Sanya, the island's main tourist hub, imposed a lockdown on Saturday and restricted transport links to try to stem the outbreak, even as some 80,000 visitors were enjoying its beaches at peak season. Many are now stuck inside hotels until next Saturday, if not longer.
Published on Aug 07, 2022 07:23 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, Beijing/shanghai
Quarantine Station of Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare issued an advisory for the Quarantine period after entering Japan. It has approved Covaxin booster dose for travellers
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 06:31 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Hyderabad [telangana]
- Odesa has always been a popular destination both for Ukrainian and foreign visitors. But as the war in Ukraine continues, the city's tourism industry is suffering.
With the miraculous 4-day holiday from Raksha Bandhan to Independence Day, many in India are looking forward to take that much-awaited trip. Here's a list of top 5 essentials to keep in mind while planning your weekend getaway to make your travel experience smooth and hassle free
Updated on Aug 05, 2022 02:30 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
In effort to curb a fresh Covid-19 cluster, non-essential venues may be suspended in southern Chinese tourism hotspot - Sanya but certain narrower areas in the city are allowed to keep their Covid-19 policy at normal level
Updated on Aug 04, 2022 10:04 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Beijing
Dinh Viet Thang, head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, said that they received an official notice from Chinese authorities asking airlines operating in Asia to avoid flying near the island of Taiwan from 11 am Thursday until Friday.
Updated on Aug 04, 2022 09:52 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Hanoi [vietnam]
- Travellers across Europe and North America have made early bookings to visit their favourite tourist spots both domestic and international, accelerating demand for the company's long-term vacation rentals.
Published on Aug 03, 2022 10:41 PM IST
- "During the current calendar year i.e. from January 2022 till July 3, 2022, the tourist footfall in UT of Jammu and Kashmir increased significantly and estimated to be around 1,06,24,000," he said replying to a written question.
Updated on Aug 03, 2022 06:13 PM IST
The latest travel bug to have bitten millennials, digital nomadism has given birth to ‘anywhere workers’ who live free-spirited while honouring professional commitments
Published on Aug 03, 2022 05:23 PM IST
- Authorities reopened public services and entertainment facilities in Macau, a Chinese special administrative region, on Tuesday.
Published on Aug 03, 2022 04:16 PM IST
Reuters | , Hong Kong