Friday, Dec 09, 2022

tourist destination


Beaches? Cruises? ‘Dark’ tourists prefer the gloomy and macabre

October 30, 2022 6:11 pm

As travel opens up, most people are using their vacation time for the typical goals: to escape reality, relax and recharge. Not so dark tourists, who use their vacation time to plunge deeper into the bleak, even violent corners of the world

Taj Mahal is third most-viewed tourist destination on Google Street View; top spot taken by...

June 03, 2022 12:25 pm

"With so many places and landmarks at your fingertips, three spots, in particular, piqued your interest over the past year," Google wrote in a blog

Egypt forges new plan to restore Cairo's historic heart

September 30, 2021 11:42 am

The plan aims to revitalise and promote Cairo as a tourist attraction while the government prepares to move to a futuristic new capital in the desert

More a molehill: Visitors slam London’s new tourist ‘mound’

July 29, 2021 10:24 am

Designed by Dutch architecture firm MVRDV, the mound is a 25-meter (80-foot) hill made from turf-covered scaffolding that claims to offer panoramic views of Hyde Park, Oxford Street and the surrounding area

This historical city has been named the top tourist destination

October 08, 2020 6:01 pm

The city was named one of the new seven wonders of the world in 2007

Travelling abroad? Know what mistakes can land you in the soup

February 03, 2020 9:37 am

You must keep in mind that the things you get away with in your home country, may be low-key illegal in the country you are about to visit.

Get your dream ticket to ride on this Hello Kitty-themed bullet train in Japan

May 23, 2018 3:21 pm

According to news reports, the interior and seats of the 500 series shinkansen, which will run daily between Shin-Osaka Station in Osaka Prefecture and Hakata in Fukuoka Prefecture will be inspired from none other than Sanrio Co.’s Hello Kitty character.

Indians opting for Goa, Jaipur this summer

May 09, 2018 7:08 pm

Thanks to budget-friendly stay options and heavy discounts on flights, Indians also prefer short-haul international destinations such as Dubai and Singapore, according to a study by ixigo, based on bookings on its website.

Dubai is new favourite tourist destination for Indians: Survey

August 19, 2014 7:09 pm

Other South East Asian countries that saw maximum visitors were Singapore, Hong Kong and Pattaya.

J and K to introduce laser light shows at tourist destinations

July 25, 2012 4:49 pm

The Minister said tourism in Kashmir is flourishing with each passing day.


World Tourism Day: Check out these black and white pictures of popular tourist haunts in Karnataka

September 27, 2022 12:35 pm

How many of these places have you visited?