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Climate change: How harmful is tourism for the environment?

August 4, 2022 4:30:43 pm

Heat waves, drought, forest fires — the past few weeks in particular have made us increasingly aware of climate change. To what extent is the travel industry contributing to this?

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Everything to know about Gujarat Tourism’s month-long ‘Megh Malhar’ festival

August 3, 2022 8:50:42 pm

The event has been organised in the state's only hill station, Saputara. It started on July 30 and will go on till August 30

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Calabria tourism: Not just a gangster’s paradise

August 3, 2022 7:30:12 pm

More famous for organized crime than culture, the southern Italian region isn't a popular destination for holidaymakers. But a growing demand for slow and experiential tourism could change that

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From Ganga aarti to river rafting: Shenaz Treasury shares seven must-dos in Rishikesh

August 3, 2022 6:20:44 pm

"For me it is the temple bells ringing every evening as sadhus, pilgrims and tourists pray together," she wrote on Instagram, sharing her favourite thing about the city

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The democratization of airport lounges

August 2, 2022 10:30:07 pm

With leisure travelers leading the recovery of the airline industry as business traffic lags, some clubs have made it easier for relatively infrequent flyers to claim a few predeparture perks

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Things to remember before your next road trip

August 2, 2022 8:00:37 pm

If you are finally planning a road trip, be it in India or abroad, you may just be missing out on some essentials given the excitement of travelling again. Our list is what you need!

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Joint venture: Cannabis cafes open new front in Thai tourism revival

August 2, 2022 12:00:39 pm

Several such outlets have sprung up across the capital since Thailand decriminalised the plant in June, a few weeks before it dropped COVID-linked controls on foreign visitors

San Francisco shines with new museums, restaurants and parks

August 1, 2022 10:30:32 pm

San Francisco no longer imposes a mask mandate, but some businesses will require or request masks; masks are recommended but not required on MUNI and BART, the city’s public transportation systems.

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The Unbound Collection to make their India debut with Bhopal’s Noor-Us-Sabah Palace

August 2, 2022 5:38:53 pm

One of Bhopal’s oldest and most sought-after hotels, Noor-Us-Sabah Palace will undergo extensive refurbishment to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand as a 60-room heritage hotel

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‘I have a strong association with Jharkhand’: Rasika Dugal on her home state’s rich cultural heritage, landscape

August 1, 2022 12:30:00 pm

"If I can contribute to popularising the beauty of my home state, then I'll feel very honoured," the actor said

From Kerala to the Himalayas: A seven month journey on foot

July 30, 2022 12:37:27 pm

Four young men decided to walk the distance to know and understand different cultures of India

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These are the best tropical islands for remote work

July 28, 2022 7:30:26 pm

The Dutch-Caribbean island of Curacao ranked first on the top-10 list, with comfortable average temperatures and WiFi speeds that top the US average

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Milind Soman went running on a beach in Alexandria; know more about the place

July 28, 2022 5:30:27 pm

"Very very short run in Alexandria, just to stretch the legs! Egypt is beautiful," wrote the fitness enthusiast

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This is how Saudi Arabia’s futuristic ‘zero-gravity vertical city’ will look like

July 27, 2022 10:22:00 am

"We cannot ignore the livability and environmental crises facing our world’s cities, and NEOM is at the forefront of delivering new and imaginative solutions to address these issues," said Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

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Five new Indian wetlands get Ramsar recognition; find out what it means

July 26, 2022 8:00:50 pm

Ramsar site is a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention, an environmental treaty established by UNESCO in 1971, named after the city of 'Ramsar' in Iran

Vibrators, weed, plants: What can you take on a plane?

July 25, 2022 10:30:06 pm

While sex toys are accepted carry-on luggage in most countries, including the United States, there are certain restrictions when it comes to e-cigarettes on flights, because the devices could catch fire in transit

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Wolf’s Lair: the bunker where Hitler planned war and genocide

July 25, 2022 7:30:11 pm

Tourists in Poland can visit the ruins of Adolf Hitler's Wolf's Lair, the bunker where he oversaw the war, the Holocaust, and survived an assassination attempt. DW's Suzanne Cords took a look around

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‘A one-hour layover is not enough anymore’: A flight attendant’s tips on surviving travel now

July 23, 2022 9:40:05 pm

Travel is good for the soul. It revitalizes us and allows us to recenter

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Kartik Aaryan documents his Europe trip, gives major vacation goals

July 23, 2022 2:25:47 pm

The actor served major vacation goals with his pictures

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Disney swaps the use of ‘fairy godmothers in training’ for a more gender-neutral term

July 22, 2022 8:00:34 pm

The decision was taken so that cast members that "might not identify as female" can still be "part of the process to dress up and style the children without having to refer to themselves as a female Disney character"

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Greece: The lager louts are back in Zakynthos

July 22, 2022 7:30:47 pm

After a two-year hiatus because of COVID, droves of party tourists are flocking back to the island of Zakynthos. Although Greece is desperate for tourism, locals and some officials feel that it's time for more control

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Tour operators expect boom time this Durga puja season in Bengal

July 21, 2022 7:30:16 pm

Raj Basu, convenor of the Association for Conservation of Tourism, said that most of the destinations in forests and hills in the state have been booked from early October till after Diwali

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Interrail travel pass turns 50

July 21, 2022 12:00:49 pm

Launched in 1972, the Interrail ticket has proven a resounding success. Generations of young, intrepid travelers have jumped at the opportunity to explore Europe by rail.

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Kareena Kapoor shares photos from Italy’s Ponte Vecchio; know more about the place

July 20, 2022 6:20:54 pm

"Life is beautiful," the actor wrote in three successive Instagram stories, which also featured her younger son Jeh

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These are the world’s most (and least) powerful passports in 2022

July 20, 2022 12:00:41 pm

Japanese passport provides hassle-free entry to 193 countries, one more than those from Singapore and South Korea, according to the latest Henley Passport Index

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