UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 12:28 PM IST
Making the most of Covid-19 lockdown, Singapore refurbished many tourist attractions including the Singapore Art Museum, a local ethnic cultural centre and a World War II museum. Read on to know what's new and how Singapore is preparing to become an attractive travel destination
Panaji | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:56 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister has said that the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which no longer houses prisoners and is being developed as a tourist spot, will be completed in March this year following which it be will be opened for visitors.
Gubei Water Town, China | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 05:36 PM IST
During holidays, some 100,000 visitors a day would traipse round the quaint stone-paved streets of Gubei Water Town, 110 kilometres (68 miles) northeast of Beijing. Its marketing manager reckoned on getting just a tenth of that number this year.
Hindustan Times | By Rupali Dean
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Wanted: A whole new vocabulary to describe the beauty, culture and cuisine of this Buddhist kingdom nestled in the Himalayas
Manila | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 07:25 PM IST
Thousands of people living near Taal volcano, a popular tourist attraction set in the centre of a picturesque lake, were evacuated from their homes as it spewed ash, rumbled with earthquakes and lightning exploded above its crest.
Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 07:10 AM IST
For travel enthusiasts and people who are looking to head out for a long-haul vacation in the upcoming year, experts have suggested some top destinations where they can breath a “sigh of relief”.
Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2019 12:29 AM IST
The urban space turned into a site of spontaneous and electrifying protests against governments.
Hindustan Times | By Raul Dias
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 08:28 AM IST
Near the capital of Yerevan, lies an underground labyrinth built by one man. They’ve nicknamed it Armenia’s Taj Mahal.
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 08:22 PM IST
A book on the Andaman and Nicobar islands, another on Japan, and one on fantastic Parsi characters!
Hindustan Times | By Aarti Sethi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 12:23 AM IST
From real zombies walking the streets to haunted hotspots galore, New Orleans is truly the place to be for those who love to be terrified!
Chernobyl, Ukraine | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 09:58 AM IST
Tourists now are often on the look out for locations featured in the acclaimed drama and can be surprised to discover that certain sites were fictional.
BUÑOL, Spain | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 10:39 PM IST
More than 20,000 people pelted each other with ripe tomatoes in the annual La Tomatina street battle in Spain that has become a major tourist attraction.
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 10:00 AM IST
Mo Beach, which translates into My Beach in Odia, aims not just cleaning up the beach, but instilling a sense of belongingness and ownership among the local bodies, residents and visitors.
Paris | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 08:24 PM IST
The Paris monument’s media office said the unidentified individual tried to climb up the tourist attraction on Monday afternoon. But it wasn’t clear how high the trespasser managed to get.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 12:26 PM IST
Emmanuel Aranda, 24, of Minneapolis was charged with attempted premeditated first-degree murder and was being held in lieu of a $2 million bond.
Hong Kong | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2019 09:35 PM IST
Beginning in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour has spread to more than 180 countries, with tens of millions of people joining in.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2019 07:10 AM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday defended her decision to build statues of Dalit icons and other memorials in Uttar Pradesh.
Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 11:23 AM IST
This supercar is quite usable in the deep hinterland because of its ability to tackle speed breakers.
Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 07:00 PM IST
The tragedy happened south of the main viewing areas near the visitor centre. There were hundreds of people enjoying the scenery and cliff walk at the time.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 10:19 AM IST
MbPT releases blueprint to revamp 966ha with parks, themed streets and cafes
Asian News International | By Asian News International, Shillong
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 12:47 PM IST
Nestled amid the Garo and Khasi hills, the best time to visit Shillong is during the pleasant weather in the months between September and May.
Thiruvananthapuram | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 10:41 PM IST
An atonement ritual has been performed at the famous Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Kerala following suspicion that some non-Hindus entered it in violation of traditional customs.The ritual was held Sunday night based on the temple tantri’s (head priest) order, temple sources said.
Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya, Toronto
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 06:38 AM IST
he first-ever Diwali celebration at this global tourist attraction is being organised by the non-profit Indo-Canadian Arts Council (ICAC), with the support from the Niagara Parks Commission.
Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 11:12 AM IST
The Al Hoota Cave is a natural tourist attraction in Oman and is the only cave in the Arabian Peninsula that is open to visitors.
Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 12:37 PM IST
The “Golden Bridge” in Vietnam has attracted hordes of guests since it opened in the Ba Na Hills near Danang in June. It is designed to make visitors feel like they’re taking a stroll on a shimmering thread stretching across the hands of gods.
Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 02:40 PM IST
Mary Jane Corbett, better known as the mother of environmentalist Jim Corbett, set up the first lodging facility for visitors in Nainital 130 years ago. Today, the bustling tourist hotspot and hill town seems to have forgotten all about the British woman.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 10:17 PM IST
The Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at Amer on Thursday gave the order on a complaint filed by Gauri Maulekhi, Trustee, People for Animals, and Government Liaison for Humane Society International, India.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By P Srinivasan
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 10:21 PM IST
The museum will have on display implements and paraphernalia of the metre gauge trains and tracks.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Rudraprayag
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 09:50 PM IST
The portals of Tungnath temple, one of the Panch Kedars, opened at 10:30 am on Wednesday in Rudraprayag district for the next six months, amid religious fervour and recitation of Vedic mantras
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 09:44 PM IST
The plan is to develop both the forts on public-private partnership model.