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TOURISM NEWS

Pune: Tour operators pin hope on summer amid pandemic blues

February 05, 2021 11:01 pm

With more people likely to get inoculated in a phase-wise manner in the coming months, the industry feels that revival, though slow, is soon on the cards.

‘MP saw rise in tourist footfall from neighbouring states last year’

January 29, 2021 11:39 pm

“Moving a step ahead from the mindful tourism we offered, we have become a heartfelt tourist destination. Contrary to what we expected, we witnessed higher footfall within a period of one month," said Sheo Shekhar Shukla, Managing Director of the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board.

National Tourism Day: For the travel-hungry Indian soul, Bollywood has always been an interlude

January 24, 2021 11:39 pm

From Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Swades', to Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway', and more, Bollywood has always offered an interesting peek into the lanes of India

Malaysia launches 10-year tourism plan after $25 bln loss in 2020

December 23, 2020 2:38 pm

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said the policy would be focused on strengthening competitiveness, encouraging sustainable and inclusive tourism, as well as planning for future disasters

Thinking of visiting tourist spots in Tamil Nadu? Here is what you need to know

December 19, 2020 9:26 am

Various tourist spots in Tamil Nadu have reopened for visitors after over eight months of lockdown. For most places, the COVID-19 protocol is the same — it includes wearing a mask, sanitising hands frequently and observing social distancing at all times.

Thailand gets ready to welcome tourists from all countries: Here's what you need to know

December 15, 2020 1:45 pm

Before you travel to Thailand, keep these important points in mind

Japanese man becomes lone visitor to take tour of Machu Picchu amid pandemic

October 13, 2020 3:00 pm

With this, he became the first visitor in over seven months to be able to safely walk through the world heritage site

Move your workstation to the Uttarakhand hills with this new tourism initiative

October 12, 2020 8:59 am

Bored with work from home? Now work from the Uttarakhand hills. Here's how.

Updating Wikipedia pages of cities could boost tourism, a study finds

September 20, 2020 1:54 pm

Researchers randomly selected some cities across Spain for altering their Wikipedia pages by adding a few paragraphs about the local attractions

Rio's Christ the Redeemer and other tourist landmarks reopen for public

August 18, 2020 2:10 pm

According to the Paineiras Corcovado website, Christ the Redeemer reopened August 15, and started welcoming tourists afternoon onwards

TOURISM PHOTOS

24 stunning photos that will inspire you to pick up your bags and travel

December 06, 2015 1:24 am

Winter vacations are around the corner, which means it's time for a small trip with the family. Let these photos from around the world inspire you to pick your next destination.

TOURISM VIDEOS

VIRAL: Video of tiger chasing tourists in Maharashtra goes viral

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.

CBSE class 10, 12 board exams begin from today

March 01, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Examinations for class 10th and 12th CBSE board are set to begin from today as nearly 15 lakh students are expected to appear for 10th and over 10.5 lakh for the 12th exams. The exams for class 10th will continue till March 28th and class 12th exams will end on April 22nd. The first examination for Class 12th students will be English for core as well as elective papers. While the first paper for Class 10th students will be on dynamic retail, information technology, security, auto technology and international tourism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann ki Baat address on Sunday had wished the students.

Raje Govt. launches massive campaign to attract tourists

February 11, 2016 3:59 am

Jaipur, Feb 11 (ANI): The Rajasthan government has taken an initiative to facelift Jaipur's Gandhi Nagar Railway station. A team of local artists and art work enthusiasts spent hundreds of hours in designing and creating folk art on different walls of the railway station. According to authorities, the main objective behind this approach is to makeover the image of Rajasthan and promotes tourism. In the recent past, the Vasudhara Government launched a massive ad campaign on TV and radio to promote tourism in the state.

Jammu and Kashmir children interact with PM Modi

January 13, 2016 8:16 am

Kashmir, Jan 13 (ANI): It was a dream come true for some 240 children from Jammu and Kashmir as they interacted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence in New Delhi.The youth, in the age-group of 15 to 24, were mostly from militancy-affected families, orphanages and weaker sections of the society.The Prime Minister interacted with the students for over half-an-hour and spoke about steps being taken for Jammu and Kashmir's development, including in areas like tourism, digital connectivity and housing among others.The Prime Minister also discussed problems like unemployment in the state.The kids were on a visit to Delhi as part of the "Wattan Ko Jano" or "know your country" initiative being carried out by the Ministry of Home Affairs in coordination with the State government. The government organizes such interactive sessions to give exposure to children from militancy-affected Jammu and Kashmir and provide them an opportunity to understand the dividends of peace.