UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 01:20 PM IST
The Slow Cabin, a concept of Antwerp entrepreneur Xavier Leclair, offers short showers, no WiFi and even less: Little chance of catching the coronavirus in the fully sustainable tiny eco homes.
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 07:24 AM IST
On Wednesday, the President of France Emmanuel Macron announced that there will be a month-long ban on domestic travel and schools will be closed for three weeks. All these measures are being taken due to the increase in coronavirus cases.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 06:47 PM IST
If you are travelling to Bengaluru, a negative RT-PCR report will be mandatory, irrespective of whether you are coming from a Covid-19 hotspot state or not. This rule is not applicable to people travelling to the rest of Karnataka.
By Vir Sanghvi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 04:32 PM IST
- In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi shares, "I fear being stuck in a strange country with Covid and recent stories from the Maldives are not reassuring."
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 02:44 PM IST
- In printed top and pastel blue shorts, Madhuri Dixit Nene camouflages with the picture-perfect private villas extending to the alabaster white sand beaches and turquoise blue waters of Maldives as she gives fans a glimpse into Day 1 of her island vacation
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 08:19 AM IST
- Starting from April 12, Ireland will allow people to travel freely within their county. Two households will be permitted to meet outdoors and some paused construction work will restart while schools are expected to be fully opened by April 12
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 08:02 AM IST
As many as 250 people can now attend indoor activities and 500 outdoors, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said in an address to the nation on Tuesday night. The raised limit will be reviewed in 15 days, allowing festivals such as Easter and Passover to come and go under eased restrictions.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 08:38 PM IST
IATA said the best antigen tests provide broadly comparable results to PCR tests in accurately identifying infected travellers.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 08:30 PM IST
- With its policy of open bars and restaurants — indoors and outdoors — and by keeping museums and theaters running even when outbreaks have strained hospitals, Madrid has built a reputation as an oasis of fun in Europe’s desert of restrictions.
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2021 08:00 AM IST
- Bank of America says that recovery in leisure travel is now 'in full swing' even as parts of Europe impose new Covid-19 restrictions and the US Centers for Disease Prevention and Control tells people not to travel, American Airlines find flight bookings are nearly back to pre-pandemic levels
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2021 07:45 AM IST
Initially hoping to return to 70% of pre-pandemic levels in 2022, Air New Zealand Ltd is 'blown away' by the new data which suggests that domestic business travel has returned to 90% of pre-pandemic levels courtesy more seats, more business-timed flights, more crew and reduced top fares
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2021 05:33 PM IST
Spain has avoided a lockdown this year and kept bars and restaurants open. It’s a policy that’s about to face its biggest test.
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Courtesy its unique style of historical buildings, pristine beaches and landscape, Puducherry emerges as a favourite tourist destination in the southern part of India but availability of good local transport to explore the tourist spots can turn it into a tourism hub
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2021 10:47 AM IST
- To curb the alarming surge in coronavirus infections, Philippines places lockdown on these provinces and prohibits leisure trips and religious gatherings which forced the dominant Roman Catholic church to shift all its Holy Week and Easter activities online
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2021 07:39 AM IST
R Guruprasad, a resident of Chennai, who was also mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat on Sunday feels that the lighthouses are potential tourist attractions and that they can add a new dimension to the tourism sector in India.
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2021 07:31 PM IST
Tulip Festival to be inaugurated next month in Kashmir to familiarise visitors with the valley's rich culture and tradition during the six days of Spring celebrations while also boosting the tourism sector in the valley amid Covid-19
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2021 07:14 PM IST
European Union to deliver 420 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines by mid-July, enough to allow the bloc to reach collective immunity that can boost Europe's summer tourist season this year
By Naina Arora
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 12:29 PM IST
Air India has carried over 4,000 pets on domestic flights since May 2020, when domestic flights resumed in India after the lockdown in 2020.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 07:35 AM IST
Barcelona, on Saturday, organised a live music festival for 5,000 people with no social distancing required. The attendees however got a rapid Covid test before the entry and were asked to wear masks.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 08:48 PM IST
5,000 attend rock concert in Barcelona after COVID-19 screen
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2021 02:54 PM IST
US lawmakers write a letter to Biden administration, stating that a pre-clearance facility at Taoyuan International Airport 'would improve the ease of travel between the United States and Taiwan and reinforce the importance of our relationship with Taiwan'
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2021 02:41 PM IST
An official warned that if Britons were allowed to go overseas this summer, it would be 'madness' since Covid-19 deaths and hospitalisations are plateauing nationwide amid a potential shortage of coronavirus vaccine shots that are raising concerns of undermining the UK’s progress
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 07:50 AM IST
On Friday, the Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant announced that the famous Shigmo festival parade will not be held this year due to the rise in Covid-19 cases.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 01:30 PM IST
The government plans to test the reopening plan in Phuket before expanding to other key tourist hotspots including Koh Samui to help restart the tourism industry battered by a year without its millions of tourists, who contributed to one-fifth of the economy before the pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 07:44 AM IST
On Thursday, Greece lifted the one-week quarantine rule for those Israeli travellers who have received the Covid-19 vaccine. However, they will still have to submit a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to travel.
By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 09:16 AM IST
The survey found that though business and corporate travel was anticipated to be one of the first segments to recover, it is the third on the list of traveller priorities
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 07:31 AM IST
To prevent the arrival of Covid-19 positive travellers from continental Europe that risk undermining the country’s vaccine roll-out, UK will have to make the border rules stricter said Boris Johnson recently.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 08:43 PM IST
Plagues, fires, war — London has survived them all. But it has never had a year like this. The coronavirus has killed more than 15,000 Londoners and shaken the foundations of one of the world’s great cities.