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Saturday, May 21, 2022



Japan announces limited 'test tourism' from May as step to full re-opening

May 18, 2022 12:58 pm

Though tourism was a major pillar of Japan's economy, tourists have not been permitted to enter since it adopted strict border controls in 2020 at the start of the coronavirus pandemic

The future of space tourism is now. Well, not quite

May 13, 2022 5:05 pm

Less than a year after Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson kicked off a commercial space race by blasting into the upper atmosphere within weeks of each other last summer, the global space tourism market is skyrocketing, with dozens of companies now offering reservations for everything from zero-pressure balloon trips to astronaut boot camps and simulated zero-gravity flights

Illegal loggers in Vietnam train as jungle tour guides

April 26, 2022 1:09 pm

According to Global Forest Watch, Vietnam lost about 3 million hectares of tree cover between 2001 and 2020 - a 20% decrease since 20 years ago driven primarily by the commodities sectors.

Cultural & Religious tourism push: UP Govt to set up special welfare board for priests

April 21, 2022 4:08 am

CM tells officials to develop ‘Ramayana gallery’ between Ayodhya and Chitrakoot, and Gaurav galleries at universities

Puducherry to host four-day beach festival to boost tourism

April 06, 2022 2:24 pm

The Union territory of Puducherry has reported no cases of Covid-19 in the past few weeks.

This is the most picturesque destination in the world, according to social media users

April 03, 2022 1:14 pm

The analysis also revealed the most favoured destinations by each social media platform

International tourists flock back to New York, with one big exception

March 31, 2022 6:18 pm

The city will still be missing a main driver of its prepandemic tourism boom: big spenders from China, whose government has yet to allow travel abroad.

Ladakh's Apricot Blossom Festival to enthrall tourists from April 13; know more about it

March 31, 2022 12:25 pm

As part of the festival, visitors can witness the mesmerising blossoming of apricot trees and also enjoy cultural programmes, local handicrafts exhibitions and a display of apricot products

Myanmar set to welcome international tourists from April 17; here are some unmissable places in the country

March 21, 2022 2:24 pm

The Southeast Asian nation had closed its borders for international visitors in March 2020 when the world witnessed an onslaught of the Coronavirus pandemic

Green, digital tourism to be govt’s focus areas

March 17, 2022 2:58 am

As per the document, five key areas would be given significant focus in next 10 years — green tourism, digital tourism, destination management, skilling the hospitality sector and supporting tourism-related MSMEs.


Bolivia's surreal salt flats landscape draws selfie-seeking tourists

May 08, 2022 6:19 pm

Bolivia's mesmerizing salt flats make for amazing photo ops for tourists.

World’s largest and tallest observation wheel in Dubai opens with firework show; see pics

October 23, 2021 2:30 pm

The wheel will offer over 19 customisable experiences, and it is the ultimate celebration destination that has captured the imagination of the world.

The hills are crowded: Here are some other places you can visit instead

July 12, 2021 8:23 pm

If you are thinking of a quiet gateway this weekend, visit these offbeat places and avoid the crowd

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.


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.