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J&K administration organises craft safari tour to boost Kashmir art

Jammu and Kashmir Department of Handicrafts and Handloom on Sunday organised a craft safari tour in Srinagar's Eidgah to boost Kashmir art and promote artisans work.
Published on Dec 20, 2021 02:28 PM IST

Rebuild more sustainable tourism in mountains

Covid-19 has hit the tourism industry like a seismic shock. Before the pandemic, mountain tourism accounted for up to a fifth of tourism worldwide.
Published on Dec 15, 2021 03:20 PM IST

TN govt identified more tourist spots in Nilgiris district

The Forest and Tourism departments in Tamil Nadu have jointly conducted a survey to identify more tourist spots in the Nilgiris district in the state, Tourism Minister Mathiventhan said on Sunday.
Published on Dec 05, 2021 10:37 PM IST

Croatia's tourism sector face one-third shortage of workforce for next year

Croatia's tourist facilities face a shortage of up to one-third of their workforce next year, head of the national association of biggest tourist firms Veljko Ostojic said on Friday.
Published on Dec 03, 2021 03:43 PM IST

Vietnam's resort island Phu Quoc welcomes first tourists after nearly 2 years

Vietnam's resort island Phu Quoc welcomes first tourists after nearly 2 years
Updated on Nov 22, 2021 11:09 AM IST

India reopens to vaccinated foreign travellers after 18 months

India began on Monday allowing fully vaccinated foreign tourists to enter the country on regular commercial flights, in the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions as infections fall and vaccinations rise.
Published on Nov 15, 2021 03:53 PM IST

Zoogu-Khairan, J&K's first ‘tourist village’,  inaugurated in Budgam

The establishment of the Zoogu-Khairan village in J&K's Budgam is expected to mark a new beginning for socio-economic upliftment of the area. 
Published on Nov 14, 2021 09:12 AM IST

Unexplored tourist spots being identified to revive Kerala's tourism industry

Kerala state government said unexplored tourist destinations are being identified to bring in more travellers for reviving the key sector.
Updated on Aug 10, 2021 09:02 AM IST

Govt to provide free visas to 5 lakh tourists visiting India to revive tourism

The Indian government will be providing free visas to 5 lakh tourists visiting the country in order to revive the tourism sector.
Updated on Jun 28, 2021 05:07 PM IST

Here are 7 Indian states allowing travellers to enter without RT-PCR test

As India witnesses a drop in the number of Covid-19 cases, many states and Union Territories have started easing lockdowns and other curbs. Several states made RT-PCR negative test report mandatory on entering but now, with the decline in the number of cases, travel restrictions have also been eased in a few of them. Here is a list of states where you do not need to present an RT-PCR negative test report.
Updated on Jun 28, 2021 04:00 PM IST

Coronavirus outbreaks at Thailand factories cripple the crucial tourism industry

Coronavirus outbreaks at Thailand factories cripple the crucial tourism industry
Updated on Jun 14, 2021 12:29 PM IST

Uttarakhand tourism industry faces livelihood crisis, seeks Covid relief package

Hotels in tourist hubs like Nainital and Mussoorie have suffered bulk cancellation of bookings in recent months due to the second wave of the pandemic which had shown signs of abating in February-March.
Published on Jun 04, 2021 02:26 PM IST

Egypt to wow back tourists amid Covid-19 with new ancient artifacts in museums

Egypt to wow back tourists amid Covid-19 with new ancient artifacts in museums
Updated on May 30, 2021 12:34 PM IST

Jammu-Kashmir admin builds new infrastructure in Kokernag to attract tourists

J-K admin begins constructing infrastructure in Kokernag to attract tourists
Published on May 16, 2021 09:43 AM IST

Covid-19: Australia PM Morrison says in no hurry to reopen borders

Shoppers line up outside a Woolworths store in Brisbane, Australia.
Updated on Apr 18, 2021 10:30 AM IST

Trans Arunachal Drive 2021 to bring state's tourism industry back to its foot

Trans Arunachal Drive 2021 to bring state's tourism industry back to its foot
Updated on Apr 07, 2021 06:44 PM IST

New Zealand considers tourism change to counter negative impacts

New Zealand sells itself to foreign visitors on a clean, green brand, but recent reports have highlighted how the flood of tourists can damage the environment and over-crowd key attractions.
Published on Mar 19, 2021 11:20 AM IST

Craze for learning Chinese among Bihar tourist guides falls sharply

The attraction of the Chinese language has lessened among tourist guides in Bodh Gaya due to strained India-China ties and the uncertainty about Chinese tourists' inflow in the future.
Published on Feb 15, 2021 09:30 AM IST

Valentine's Day brings cheer to travel and tourism industry

Goa continues to be a hot destination for travelers post Covid-19 restrictions.
Published on Feb 10, 2021 11:39 AM IST

South Africa starts $79 million fund to help tourism industry

South Africa’s government started a 1.2 billion rand ($79.4 million) fund aimed at reviving the ailing tourism industry.
Updated on Jan 27, 2021 12:51 PM IST

Good news for people with wanderlust: Frequent travellers 7 per cent happier

The new study was published in the journal of Tourism Analysis.
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 10:07 AM IST

Kashmir again abuzz with tourists in New Year

As tourist arrivals spiked, the region witnessed huge traffic jams.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 12:11 PM IST

Mexico hopes for more international tourists next year

Tourism to Mexico could rise up to 65% next year -tourism ministry
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 09:40 AM IST

Goa bustles with tourists but pandemic may play party-pooper

While thousands of revellers have arrived in Goa to ring in 2021, unlike every year, the state will miss foreign guests due to curbs on flying.
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 09:16 AM IST

North East Festival concludes with focus on making region tourism hub

The two-day North East Festival concluded here on Sunday after setting the NE Growth Agenda with discussions on the revival of travel and tourism industry post-Covid-19 pandemic and showcasing manufacturing potentials of the region.
Published on Dec 21, 2020 07:02 PM IST

For hospitality and tourism sector, 2021 is all about survival, recovery

India’s hospitality and tourism sector suffered three quarters of economic wipeout estimated to be up to 15 lakh crore.
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 06:44 PM IST

Domestic tourism to be mainstay of tourism industry in post-Covid times: Patel

Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel on Thursday said domestic tourism would be the mainstay of the tourism industry in post-COVID times, highlighting the need to identify and promote unexplored and little known destinations in the country.
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 08:48 PM IST

Almost half of Portuguese hotels temporarily shut due to Covid-19

Most hotels plan to remain shut for around four months, with the vast majority saying they would reopen in March next year.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 09:30 PM IST

Canary Islands see tourism improving in 2021, but still far below pre-pandemic levels

The islands’ regional government expects the number of incoming tourists to plummet to 5 million this year.
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 04:39 PM IST
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