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10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise

Even as most people continue to think of foreign destinations when we talk about luxury cruises, fact is that around India too one can experience the best of cruising experience, traversing along the Indian ocean. Here are 10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise

10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise (Image by Hendrik from Pixabay )
10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise (Image by Hendrik from Pixabay )
Updated on Dec 03, 2022 04:14 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Japan mulls scraping daily overseas arrival cap by October

The removal of the 50,000 people-per-day cap alone won’t return Japan’s border to its pre-Covid openness, as non-resident foreigners are also currently required to obtain visas for short-term stays, and may enter for tourism only as part of approved package tours.

Japan mulls scraping daily overseas arrival cap by October (Image by Pexels from Pixabay )
Japan mulls scraping daily overseas arrival cap by October (Image by Pexels from Pixabay )
Updated on Sep 11, 2022 06:36 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Tokyo governor says Japan should lure more foreign tourists with weak yen

‘Tourism is a big industry in Tokyo, as well as in all Japan, so this is the time to greet more foreign tourists by using this advantage of the depreciation of the yen’: Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike

Tokyo governor says Japan should lure more foreign tourists with weak yen (Image by Pexels from Pixabay )
Tokyo governor says Japan should lure more foreign tourists with weak yen (Image by Pexels from Pixabay )
Updated on Sep 09, 2022 08:54 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Israel issues new travel rules for foreign tourists coming to occupied West Bank

Many of the travel changes in the 90-page document appeared to be largely cosmetic. The US ambassador expressed concern over the rules and critics said they merely entrenched Israel’s 55-year control over the Palestinian population in the territory.

Israel issues new travel rules for foreign tourists coming to occupied West Bank (Musa Zanoun)
Israel issues new travel rules for foreign tourists coming to occupied West Bank (Musa Zanoun)
Updated on Sep 05, 2022 04:44 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Jerusalem

Thailand lures wealthy and talented foreigners with 10-year visa, tax breaks

Top professionals, eligible high net-worth individuals and retirees can start applying online from Thursday to stay for as long as 10 years in Thailand. The government has set the target of attracting one million wealthy or talented foreigners to the country over the next five years

Thailand lures wealthy and talented foreigners with 10-year visa, tax breaks (Pixabay)
Thailand lures wealthy and talented foreigners with 10-year visa, tax breaks (Pixabay)
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 09:04 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Travel options in India, abroad that pet lovers can consider for pet relocations

Moving with your pets may be psychologically painful, whether you are doing so locally, across the country or internationally by rail, air or road. Here are travel options for pet lovers or pet parents who cannot relocate or travel with their pets due to time constraints or other reasons

Travel options that pet lovers can consider for pet relocations (Arrinna)
Travel options that pet lovers can consider for pet relocations (Arrinna)
Updated on Aug 27, 2022 06:04 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Cuba sees surge in foreign tourists, hopes for more Russians

Cuba officials say they are hoping to see more Russian tourists once flights cancelled because of Covid-19 and the Ukraine war are restored this year.

Cuba sees surge in foreign tourists, hopes for more Russians once flights cancelled due to Covid-19 and Ukraine war are restored (Yuting Gao)
Cuba sees surge in foreign tourists, hopes for more Russians once flights cancelled due to Covid-19 and Ukraine war are restored (Yuting Gao)
Published on Aug 21, 2022 04:01 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Foreign tourists can apply for RAP and PAP online to visit Sikkim from October

To visit Sikkim foreigners must obtain Restricted Area Permit (RAP) previously known as InnerLine Permit from Sikkim Tourism Officers on the strength of valid Indian Visa. Sikkim CM announced about the online application for RAP and PAP for foreign tourists in his Independence Day speech

Foreign tourists can apply for RAP and PAP online to visit Sikkim from October (Photo by PRATAP CHHETRI on Unsplash)
Foreign tourists can apply for RAP and PAP online to visit Sikkim from October (Photo by PRATAP CHHETRI on Unsplash)
Published on Aug 17, 2022 09:02 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Gangtok

Portugal sees spike in foreign tourism, still below pre-pandemic levels

Portugal's hotel association AHP has said that tourism is recovering faster in Portugal than in other European countries, mostly thanks to its location, far from the war ravaging Ukraine and people's perceptions of it as a safe place.

Portugal sees spike in foreign tourism, still below pre-pandemic levels (AFP)
Portugal sees spike in foreign tourism, still below pre-pandemic levels (AFP)
Updated on Jul 14, 2022 07:49 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Lisbon

Spain to relax work permit rules, grant more work visas to foreigners

Labour shortages have been reported in Spain's tourism, agriculture, construction and technology industries and the government intends to grant more temporary visas for sectors that need workers

Passengers queue at check-in desks at Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport, in Malaga, Spain June 4, 2022. (REUTERS/Jon Nazca)
Passengers queue at check-in desks at Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport, in Malaga, Spain June 4, 2022. (REUTERS/Jon Nazca)
Updated on Jun 04, 2022 06:41 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Madrid

Japan, wary of foreign 'bad manners', cautiously eases borders to aid tourism

Japan will allow in a limited number of foreign tourists on package tours starting June 10. Last week a few "test tours", mainly of overseas travel agents, started to arrive.

Japan, wary of foreign 'bad manners', cautiously eases borders to aid tourism (REUTERS/Leika Kihara/File Photo)
Japan, wary of foreign 'bad manners', cautiously eases borders to aid tourism (REUTERS/Leika Kihara/File Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2022 07:02 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Tokyo

Thailand to attract more foreigners by promoting medical tourism post Covid-19

Thailand to promote the country’s medical tourism and health treatment to attract foreign visitors after the Covid-19 pandemic

Thailand to attract more foreigners by promoting medical tourism post Covid-19 (AFP)
Thailand to attract more foreigners by promoting medical tourism post Covid-19 (AFP)
Updated on May 19, 2022 03:55 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Foreigners run drug smuggling ring in Himachal, Nigerians top list: Police data

From 2017 to 2021, a total of 72 foreign nationals have been arrested for their involvement in narcotics trade in the hill state. Of these, 36 were Nigerian nationals, followed by 15 from other African countries, 14 Europeans, four Americans, two from the Middle East while one from an Asian country.

Most of the Nigerian nationals arrested for supplying drugs to Himachal Pradesh were operating from Delhi. (Representational image)
Most of the Nigerian nationals arrested for supplying drugs to Himachal Pradesh were operating from Delhi. (Representational image)
Updated on Apr 21, 2022 02:26 AM IST
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