UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 12:55 PM IST
As Spain gears up to reopen to the world, it is hoping to salvage at least some of the economically vital summer season and is scrambling to define rules for safe travel as 45 million foreign tourists are expected in a rebound this year from Covid-19 pandemic slump
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:06 PM IST
While Taiwan, Malaysia and India tighten travel curbs amid Covid-19, Germany and Bali are hopeful of a 'good summer' as they plan to reopen to foreign travellers after the ongoing coronavirus vaccination drives
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Greece opens beaches after Covid-19 lockdown to receive summer tourists from abroad, in the hope that it will play a big role in the country's finances since tourism accounts for about a fifth of Greece's economy and jobs
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 08:05 PM IST
Mediterranean blue island, Capri, with magnificent mansions, classy restaurants and world class shopping is hoping to shake off the Covid-19 pandemic blues after a year of on-and-off closures that have depressed the economy.
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2021 07:58 PM IST
'We have lost this season, now we are pinning hopes on the next tourist season': Tighter Covid-19 restrictions in Goa, to curb the spread of coronavirus, adds to the cancellations of hotel bookings which further affects the finances of the hotel industry
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2021 08:35 PM IST
Airlines are racing to add flights to Tel Aviv as groups of foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed into Israel from May 23.
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 09:25 AM IST
- A national marketing campaign is being aimed at luring tourists to Alaska this summer, using federal aid money, where the state plans to offer Covid-19 vaccines at airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan, with the clinics outside the security area
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 04:16 PM IST
In an effort of gradual re-opening of tourism sector that accounts for about a fifth of the Greek economy and more than a quarter of jobs, Greece plans to lift the compulsory Covid-19 quarantine for tourists from these nations
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 04:06 PM IST
To smooth investment into Thailand and make it easier for foreigners to live and work, Thailand’s government could revamp immigration rules this year to boost tourism revenue once the Covid-19 pandemic eases.
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
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 10:45 AM IST
At 941, Himachal Pradesh records highest single-day coronavirus spike of year but CM Jairam Thakur said that there will be no restriction on tourists coming to the state as businesses suffered a lot during lockdown and that the government will monitor Covid-19 situation
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2021 09:42 AM IST
Thailand is betting on a return of foreign visitors to rescue its economy from its worst performance in more than two decades but here's what the tourists are required to do first to shorten the quarantine
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Intending to promote and create awareness around Arunachal Pradesh while also inviting tourists to the Covid-19 free state, Trans Arunachal Drive 2021 flagged off a road trip from Namsai in the eastern part of the state which will end in Tawang in the west
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 10:23 AM IST
As travelers return, so do fears of overcrowding and pollution.
Reuters | , Cairo
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Egypt has seen an increase in tourism. In the first three months of 2021, Egypt has already welcomed 5,00,000 tourists and earned tourism revenue somewhere between USD 600 million to USD 800 million.
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 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
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 04:30 PM IST
In order to help revive the economy after suffering a blow amid Covid-19, Indonesia is considering reopening Bali to foreign tourists in June
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Hoping for a travel recovery in Europe this summer, Portugal is gearing to welcome British tourists from mid-May through 'a very straightforward and simple process'
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:32 PM IST
Eastern Mediterranean's island nation, Cyprus, will admit elderly UK holidaymakers or visitors from Britain from May 1, provided they have had a second dose of an European Medicines Agency-approved Covid-19 vaccine at least seven days before travelling
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 01:29 PM IST
'I assure the tourists across the globe a safe, pleasant and memorable visit to J&K, the paradise on earth. Come and witness the scenic beauty, rich culture and heritage of J&K': Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on the closing ceremony of Pahalgam winter carnival
ANI | , Anantnag
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 07:29 AM IST
The number of tourists arriving in Jammu and Kashmir to holiday has increased in the last three months, since the snow fall began. If this rush of tourists continues, it can break the record of last three years.
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2021 10:54 AM IST
'There will be demand for travel during the spring school holidays in March, so we should think of doing a ‘Go To’ campaign to properly support the tourism industry': Hiroshige Seko said even as studies indicate that the campaign may have spread the coronavirus.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 10:12 AM IST
After severe curbs over the Christmas and New Year period, two-thirds of Italy was declared a "yellow zone" allowing bars in those less risky areas to serve customers at counters and tables again instead of offering only take-away in plastic cups.
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 01:03 PM IST
Out of the 8,000 tourists, almost 6,000 visited Rishikesh over the last weekend.
Tourism in Himachal’s McLeod Ganj faces adversity despite opening of borders-adventure sports amid Covid-19
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 11:25 AM IST
Hoteliers, taxi travellers or people related to adventure sports activities in Himachal Pradesh’s McLeod Ganj become jobless as tourists refuse to come out of their homes or travel to places due to the scare of Covid-19
By Bloomberg | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 09:17 AM IST
The concerns regarding increasing local outbreaks of coronavirus, tracing back to visitors from overseas, have led Malaysia to tighten border control and cut medical tourism targets
Jammu, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 02:17 PM IST
On Sunday, seven people were killed when the huge boulder, loosened by rain, had rolled down the 100-feet high waterfall at Siar Baba village.
Hindustan Times, Nainital | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2018 10:32 PM IST
The Uttarakhand high court on Monday asked the Nainital district administration to explain why contempt proceeding be not initiated against its officials for failing to implement its directions meant to improve traffic management in the tourist town
Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 10:22 PM IST
Besides four vans carrying the tourists, 10 vehicles belonging to local residents were damaged in the incident that occurred in Ashumugam area of Pahalgam on Monday evening.