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Covid-19: Spain sees foreign tourist numbers rebounding to 45 million this year(Photo by Nick Karvounis on Unsplash)

Covid-19: Spain sees foreign tourist numbers rebounding to 45 million this year

Reuters |
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
Germany optimistic of summer tourists, Bali moves closer to reopen to foreigners(Photo by Julia Solonina/Christopher Alvarenga on Unsplash)
Germany optimistic of summer tourists, Bali moves closer to reopen to foreigners(Photo by Julia Solonina/Christopher Alvarenga on Unsplash)

Germany optimistic of summer tourists, Bali moves closer to reopen to foreigners

Bloomberg |
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
Greece reopens beaches after Covid-19 lockdown amid hope to lure back tourists(Photo by Woody Van der Straeten on Unsplash)
Greece reopens beaches after Covid-19 lockdown amid hope to lure back tourists(Photo by Woody Van der Straeten on Unsplash)

Greece reopens beaches after Covid-19 lockdown amid hope to lure back tourists

Reuters |
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
Italy's glamorous tourist destination, Capri, gears to shake off pandemic blues(Photo by Ellena McGuinness on Unsplash)
Italy's glamorous tourist destination, Capri, gears to shake off pandemic blues(Photo by Ellena McGuinness on Unsplash)

Italy's glamorous tourist destination, Capri, gears to shake off pandemic blues

Reuters |
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.
Goa hotels brace for cancellation of bookings as Covid-19 lockdown announced(Photo by Sumit Sourav on Unsplash)
Goa hotels brace for cancellation of bookings as Covid-19 lockdown announced(Photo by Sumit Sourav on Unsplash)

Goa hotels brace for cancellation of bookings as Covid-19 lockdown announced

PTI |
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
Israel targets tourism boost, gears to reopen next month after Covid-19 lockdown(Photo by Shai Pal on Unsplash)
Israel targets tourism boost, gears to reopen next month after Covid-19 lockdown(Photo by Shai Pal on Unsplash)

Israel targets tourism boost, gears to reopen next month after Covid-19 lockdown

Reuters |
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.
Alaska airports to offer Covid-19 vaccines to tourists from June 1(Photo by Hans Eiskonen on Unsplash)
Alaska airports to offer Covid-19 vaccines to tourists from June 1(Photo by Hans Eiskonen on Unsplash)

Alaska airports to offer Covid-19 vaccines to tourists from June 1

AP |
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
Greece to lift Covid-19 quarantine status for tourists from these countries(Photo by Hello Lightbulb on Unsplash)
Greece to lift Covid-19 quarantine status for tourists from these countries(Photo by Hello Lightbulb on Unsplash)

Greece to lift Covid-19 quarantine status for tourists from these countries

Bloomberg |
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
Thailand considers boosting tourism revenue by revamping immigration rules(Photo by Sara Dubler on Unsplash)
Thailand considers boosting tourism revenue by revamping immigration rules(Photo by Sara Dubler on Unsplash)

Thailand considers boosting tourism revenue by revamping immigration rules

Bloomberg |
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.
Here's what tourists will find when they return to Singapore post Covid-19 curbs(Photo by Jisun Han on Unsplash)
Here's what tourists will find when they return to Singapore post Covid-19 curbs(Photo by Jisun Han on Unsplash)

Here's what tourists will find when they return to Singapore post Covid-19 curbs

ANI |
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
Himachal Pradesh refuses to lay restrictions on tourists even amid Covid spike(Photo by pranav panchal on Unsplash)
Himachal Pradesh refuses to lay restrictions on tourists even amid Covid spike(Photo by pranav panchal on Unsplash)

Himachal Pradesh says no restrictions on tourists even as Covid-19 cases spike

ANI |
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
Here's how foreign tourists can reduce the quarantine period in Thailand(Photo by Mathew Schwartz on Unsplash)
Here's how foreign tourists can reduce the quarantine period in Thailand(Photo by Mathew Schwartz on Unsplash)

Here's how foreign tourists can reduce the quarantine period in Thailand

Bloomberg |
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
Trans Arunachal Drive 2021 to bring state's tourism industry back to its foot(Twitter/ArunachalTsm)
Trans Arunachal Drive 2021 to bring state's tourism industry back to its foot(Twitter/ArunachalTsm)

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

PTI |
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
Over the past decade, the travel sector has had to confront some uncomfortable truths. One was the industry’s effect on climate change: Tourism accounted for fully 8% of global greenhouse emissions between 2009 and 2013.(Pixabay)
Over the past decade, the travel sector has had to confront some uncomfortable truths. One was the industry’s effect on climate change: Tourism accounted for fully 8% of global greenhouse emissions between 2009 and 2013.(Pixabay)

Tourists hot spots are re-opening but not everyone is thrilled

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 10:23 AM IST
As travelers return, so do fears of overcrowding and pollution.
Egypt received 500,000 tourists in January-March 2021(Unsplash)
Egypt received 500,000 tourists in January-March 2021(Unsplash)

Egypt had 5,00,000 tourists in January-March 2021, earned over USD 600 million

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.
Good intra-city transportation should boost tourism in Puducherry, say tourists(Photo by nullvoid on Unsplash)
Good intra-city transportation should boost tourism in Puducherry, say tourists(Photo by nullvoid on Unsplash)

Good intra-city transportation should boost tourism in Puducherry, say tourists

ANI |
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
Europe's summer tourist season expects a boost amid EU's Covid-19 vaccine push(Photo by Vlad Sabila on Unsplash)
Europe's summer tourist season expects a boost amid EU's Covid-19 vaccine push(Photo by Vlad Sabila on Unsplash)

Europe's summer tourist season expects a boost amid EU's Covid-19 vaccine push

Reuters |
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
Bali may reopen to tourists in June under Indonesia's travel corridor program(Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Unsplash)
Bali may reopen to tourists in June under Indonesia's travel corridor program(Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Unsplash)

Bali may reopen to tourists in June under Indonesia's travel corridor program

Bloomberg |
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
Portugal to welcome British holidaymakers from May 17(Photo by Simon Lund on Unsplash)
Portugal to welcome British holidaymakers from May 17(Photo by Simon Lund on Unsplash)

Portugal to welcome British holidaymakers from May 17 amid Covid-19

Reuters |
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'
Cyprus targets return in tourist traffic, opens door to Covid vaccinated Britons(Twitter/celebrityradio)
Cyprus targets return in tourist traffic, opens door to Covid vaccinated Britons(Twitter/celebrityradio)

Cyprus targets return in tourist traffic, opens door to Covid vaccinated Britons

Bloomberg |
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
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha assures tourists safe, pleasant, memorable visit to J&K(Photo by Arif Khan on Unsplash)
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha assures tourists safe, pleasant, memorable visit to J&K(Photo by Arif Khan on Unsplash)

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha assures tourists safe, pleasant, memorable visit to J&K

PTI |
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
Tourists throng resorts, hotels in J-K's Pahalgam(ANI)
Tourists throng resorts, hotels in J-K's Pahalgam(ANI)

More and more tourists opting to visit Jammu and Kashmir for holidays

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.
Japan official says ‘Go To’ campaign in March might support the tourism industry(Twitter/JapanWTravel)
Japan official says ‘Go To’ campaign in March might support the tourism industry(Twitter/JapanWTravel)

Japan official says ‘Go To’ campaign in March might support the tourism industry

Bloomberg |
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.
FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks walk along Via dei Condotti street , in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks walk along Via dei Condotti street , in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File Photo

Italy awaits return of tourists as Covid restrictions eased, coffee bars reopen

Reuters |
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.
Tourists enjoying river rafting in Rishikesh(HT PHOTO)
Tourists enjoying river rafting in Rishikesh(HT PHOTO)

Rishikesh draws over 8,000 tourists for river rafting within 10 days of re-opening

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 McLeod Ganj continues to suffer despite opening of adventure sports(Twitter/ThruMyEyesPhoto)
Tourism in McLeod Ganj continues to suffer despite opening of adventure sports(Twitter/ThruMyEyesPhoto)

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
Malaysia tightens border control, cuts medical tourism targets amid COVID-19(Twitter/Amindzikri2)
Malaysia tightens border control, cuts medical tourism targets amid COVID-19(Twitter/Amindzikri2)

Malaysia tightens border control, cuts medical tourism targets amid increasing COVID-19 outbreaks

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
The famous Siar Baba is a religious place devoted to a local deity.(HT file photo)
The famous Siar Baba is a religious place devoted to a local deity.(HT file photo)

Toll in Siar Baba waterfall tragedy climbs to 8 after woman succumbs to injuries

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.
A division bench of Justices Sudhanshu Dhulia and Lokpal Singh issued the noticed while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Nainital-based activist Ajay Singh Rawat in 2012.(HT Photo)
A division bench of Justices Sudhanshu Dhulia and Lokpal Singh issued the noticed while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Nainital-based activist Ajay Singh Rawat in 2012.(HT Photo)

Traffic management: HC warns Nainital admn of contempt

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
There has been a sharp increase in stone-pelting incidents across Kashmir since the summer of 2016.(PTI File)
There has been a sharp increase in stone-pelting incidents across Kashmir since the summer of 2016.(PTI File)

Seven tourists injured as stone-pelters target vehicles in Kashmir

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.
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