PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Georgia will lift a ban on international flights, imposed last March as an anti-pandemic measure, in 10 days' time, authorities said on Friday.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:26 PM IST
European Union leaders agreed that borders should remain open and assessed more measures to counter the spread of coronavirus variants during a video summit as the bloc's top disease control official said urgent action was needed to stave off a new wave of hospitalisations and deaths.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:23 PM IST
- On Friday, Denmark's Transport Ministry announced that they will be halting all flights from United Arab Emirates for five days.
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:06 PM IST
A domestic tourism campaign promoted by Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga may have contributed to a sharp increase in coronavirus infection cases in the country.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:35 PM IST
To boost rural, religious and adventure tourism in Sikkim, the state government has decided to open the Ramam checkpost for entry of foreign tourists from March 1, an official said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The European Commission proposed to EU leaders on Thursday identifying "dark red" coronavirus hot spots from which all but essential travel would be discouraged.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:22 AM IST
Emmanuel Macron said that travellers coming into France will now need a negative PCR test which cannot be more than 72 hours old.
By Ruchika Garg, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 04:21 PM IST
According to a leading travelling company, there has been a 30% increase in bookings for the upcoming Republic Day weekend.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Dubai has suspended non-essential surgery for a month and live entertainment in hotels and restaurants until further notice as coronavirus infections surge in the Middle East trade hub.
AP, Colombo, Sri Lanka
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Sri Lanka reopened to foreign tourists Thursday after a nearly 10-month pandemic closure that cut deeply into the Indian Ocean island nation's lucrative travel industry.
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 03:35 PM IST
The convenience and perceived health benefits of flying private are attracting converts. The companies that service the planes may be even bigger winners.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 03:17 PM IST
Full operations also resumed Thursday at the island's two international airports, accommodating the commercial flights.
ANI, Srinagar (jammu And Kashmir) [india]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:26 PM IST
The parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism and culture arrived in Kashmir on Wednesday on a three-day visit to make an assessment of road, travel and hospitality sectors.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:54 PM IST
The Dutch government wants to impose a curfew as part of beefed-up restrictions to rein in the spread of a new more contagious virus variant that already accounts for at least one in 10 Dutch infections.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 10:01 AM IST
China plans to impose strict Covid testing requirements during the Lunar New Year holiday season, when tens of millions of people are expected to travel, as it battles the worst wave of new infections since March 2020.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 09:48 AM IST
The US Space & Rocket Center in Alabama will be restoring the space shuttle mockup that has been standing outside the museum for over three decades. The restoration process will be a multimillion dollar project and will take up several years.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:29 AM IST
The health and education ministries of Thailand, on Wednesday, announced that proper trainings will be given to people to make meals and cosmetics out of marijuana. The ministries are hoping to lure the foreign tourists with these products.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The Seychelles government has opened the country for tourism for those who have taken both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine and have a negative report from a RT-PCR test done 72 hours prior to the journey, said an official statement on Wednesday.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:05 PM IST
The Dutch government is set to add the first nationwide curfew since World War II to its already broad lockdown on Wednesday in a bid to limit the spread of new coronavirus mutations in the Netherlands, broadcaster RTL said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 10:28 AM IST
In order to revive travel demand destroyed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore Airlines has now started a trail of pre-departure coronavirus tests for people flying from Singapore as well as those travelling to the city-state from Jakarta and Medan in Indonesia
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 10:11 AM IST
A display of 'Field of Flags' (made up of 191,500 US flags) and 56 pillars of light (representing the 50 states and US territories) illuminate the National Mall in honour of Americans who can't attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on January 20
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:22 AM IST
- Gulmarg is once again filled with domestic tourists who are having a gala time skiing, sledging and trekking. That is not all, the resorts are sold out until February end.
AP, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Since becoming one of the world's first destinations to open up for tourism, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Dubai’s Emirates and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways have partnered with the International Air Transport Association to introduce a travel pass for passengers who have been inoculated against Covid-19 or have tested negative.
ANI, Paris [france]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:04 PM IST
Amid the continuous surge in coronavirus cases in Europe, Disneyland Paris has announced its decision to postpone its re-opening from February 13 to April 2.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:11 PM IST
The incoming Biden Administration Monday opposed the move of the outgoing President Donald Trump to lift travel restrictions on Europe and Brazil arguing that this is not the right time to do so in the midst of worsening of the coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 07:32 AM IST
Despite US surpassing 24 million Covid-19 cases, Donald Trump has issued an executive order that will lift the travel restrictions on European Union, Britain, Ireland and Brazil but not China and Iran. This will be brought into effect a week after he leaves office
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:00 PM IST
- On Friday, the Finnish Ministry of the Interior announced that they will not open borders for tourists, in fact, they are ready to introduce new coronavirus-related restrictions on travel.
By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:24 PM IST
- A vacation on a beach can solve every problem, at least for the time being. Goa has become the celebrity-favourite vacation spot as after Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor ringing in their New Year, Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor are also taking a quick vacation there. Here are 5 places that should be on your must-visit list if you are craving for some beach time.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Health authorities quarantined two hotels and closed ski schools in the posh Swiss resort of St Moritz on Monday to try to curb an outbreak of the highly infectious new coronavirus variant.