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The Taj Mahal in India is one of the most visited monuments in the world.
The Taj Mahal in India is one of the most visited monuments in the world.
Source : Times Travel
Google Street View celebrated its 15th birthday last week. On this occasion, Google released a list of the most popular countries, cities, and monuments on Street View, and guess what? Agra's Taj Mahal is among the most popular monuments! The Taj Mahal in Agra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is one of the most visited structures on the planet. This white marble structure represents a h
The Fireflies Festival is being held in Maharashtra, and you must attend
The Fireflies Festival is being held in Maharashtra, and you must attend
Source : Times Travel
Fireflies, Mother Nature's own fairy lights, are out in force right now, and Maharashtra is one of the greatest places to watch them. The Maharashtra Fireflies Festival has just started and will run till the end of the month in various locations across the state (June). For the month-long festival, camps are being held in Rajmachi Village, Siddhagad Wadi, Prabalmachi Village, Bhandardara, Ghat
Nubra Valley will be upgraded, and the Sumoor desert will be developed in Ladakh
Nubra Valley will be upgraded, and the Sumoor desert will be developed in Ladakh
Source : Times Travel
Nubra Valley will soon have a new look, and visitors to Ladakh will be able to experience it as a multi-destination. The area's upgraded facilities will be a major focus in order to ensure that guests have a positive and memorable experience. To preserve the safety and welfare of the double-humped Bactrian camels, fences will be erected around the Hunder sand dunes. Camels are an important fea
In June, Chennai will host the much-anticipated Dinosaur Festival
In June, Chennai will host the much-anticipated Dinosaur Festival
Source : Times Travel
Dinosaurs are all the craze in India right now. Delhi was first, followed by Chennai and Mumbai. It'll be a fantastic summer filled with a lot of learning, a lot of fun with friends and family, and the opportunity to meet life-size dinosaurs (replicas). The great Dinosaur Festival is set to take place from June 10th to June 19th, 2022, at Chennai Centre. This is a project of the Dinosaur Festi
The 6th Siachen Folk Festival will be held in Ladakh's Nubra Valley soon
The 6th Siachen Folk Festival will be held in Ladakh's Nubra Valley soon
Source : Times Travel
If you're seeking for somewhere to visit and activities to do this summer, go no farther than Nubra Valley in Ladakh, which is home to the majestic Siachen glacier. On June 5, 2022, the sixth edition of the Siachen Folk Festival will take place at the Chamsen Polo Ground in Nubra. Various cultural shows, traditional games such as archery, and a variety of traditional foods will be featured at
To enhance tourism, the Uttarakhand government plans to connect 17 tourist destinations in Kumaon.
To enhance tourism, the Uttarakhand government plans to connect 17 tourist destinations in Kumaon.
Source : Times Travel
Over the next five years, the Uttarakhand state government plans to connect 17 tourism spots in the Kumaon region of the hill state under the Manaskhand circuit. According to rumours, Kainchi Dham, Jageshwar temple, Mukteshwar, Golu Devta temple, and Purnagiri temple will be connected as part of the project. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has indicated that detailed measures have been undertak
For travellers, IRCTC has introduced the 'Fascinating Leh Ladakh With Turtuk Excursion' program
For travellers, IRCTC has introduced the 'Fascinating Leh Ladakh With Turtuk Excursion' program
Source : Times Travel
The 'Fascinating Leh Ladakh With Turtuk Excursion' package from the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is a must-see for explorers. The August 7-day/6-night travel package (beginning at INR 39400 per person) is ideal for people who have been dreaming of visiting Leh and Ladakh for a long time. The first voyage of this exciting air-tour package will depart Ahmedabad air
Visit Astanmarg, Srinagar’s new adventure paragliding destination
Visit Astanmarg, Srinagar’s new adventure paragliding destination
Source : Times Travel
Summer has arrived, and everyone is seeking for a way to get away from the heat. Look no further, since Astanmarg, one of Srinagar's most beautiful spots to explore, is the new kid on the block for exciting adventure paragliding. In Srinagar's Astanmarg, the Kashmir tourism agency has established adventure paragliding in collaboration with a private paragliding company. Astanmarg is a rich
A 10-year-old Mumbai girl reaches the base camp of Mount Everest
A 10-year-old Mumbai girl reaches the base camp of Mount Everest
Source : Times Travel
Rhythm Mamania, a 10-year-old champion skater from Worli, is one of the youngest Indian mountaineers to reach Nepal's Everest Base Camp. Rhythm lacked proper training and had no coach, so he used to practise by jogging up and down the huge flight of steps near Shastri Garden at 5 a.m. Low oxygen at 5364 metres above sea level, rough terrain, snow, and bitter cold could not break this brave gir
Jaipur currently has two leopard reserves, the first in India
Jaipur currently has two leopard reserves, the first in India
Source : Times Travel
Jhalana Leopard Reserve and the newly established Amagarh Leopard Reserve make Jaipur the first city in India to have two leopard reserves. The Amagarh reserve forest, located in the Aravalis, is an important leopard habitat. The Amagarh Leopard Reserve covers 1,524 hectares and is home to 15 leopards. This achievement is part of Project Leopard, a conservation project launched in Rajasthan in 201
This Portuguese river appears to be a 'Blue Dragon' when looked from above.
This Portuguese river appears to be a 'Blue Dragon' when looked from above.
Source : Times Travel
This river in Portugal is a fantastic example of how our beautiful world is full of surprises. We're talking about the Odeleite Dam, which has the shape of a beautiful 'dragon' when viewed from above. Because of its dark blue colour, the river is also known as the 'Blue Dragon River.' The dam, which was built on the Odeleite River in Castro Marim municipality in the Algarve, is
In a helicopter, you may now appreciate the splendour of Goa's beaches
In a helicopter, you may now appreciate the splendour of Goa's beaches
Source : Times Travel
The beaches of Goa are enchanting and breathtaking. Thanks to the latest heli-tourism services, visitors may now enjoy the beauty of Goan beaches from above. 'BLADE India' has launched three helicopter services in collaboration with the Goa government to improve connectivity and accessibility. BLADE has decided to expand its service to Goa, the country's most attractive beach location,
The country's first post office cafe has opened in Kolkata
The country's first post office cafe has opened in Kolkata
Source : Times Travel
In Kolkata's famous General Post Office building, the Indian Postal Department has opened a new cafe. Siuli, the eatery, has been opened to function as a philatelic ancillary shop. It will be handled by the in-house catering department and will be the country's first post office cafe. According to sources, the cafe will be open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Previously, the GPO had a small staf
Gujarat will soon host India's highest space observatory
Gujarat will soon host India's highest space observatory
Source : Times Travel
The Gujarat government plans to open India's highest space observatory in order to encourage tourism! The city already has some incredible, world-class attractions, including the Statue of Gujarat, which is the world's tallest statue. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the idea of a space observatory, and the government quickly began work on the project. According to reports, the
Dolphin Safari is  expected to become a feature of Jharkhand's ecotourism effort.
Dolphin Safari is  expected to become a feature of Jharkhand's ecotourism effort.
Source : Times Travel
Jharkhand is poised to get two more ecotourism locations in the near future. Both Sahibganj and Rajmahal are ideal for dolphin tourism. The goal is to save the endangered Ganges river dolphins while simultaneously increasing ecotourism in the area. The project's designated lengths are Singhi Dalan in Rajmahal and Ojha Toli in Sahibganj, covering a total distance of 40 kilometres. The problem o
Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan has been designated as India's 52nd tiger reserve.
Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan has been designated as India's 52nd tiger reserve.
Source : Times Travel
The Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan has recently been designated as a tiger reserve. With the acquisition of this additional reserve, India currently has 52 tiger reserves. Between Rajasthan's famous Ranthambore Tiger Reserve and Mukundra Hills Tiger sits Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary. The region is a vital tiger corridor. Rajasthan's new tiger reserve is the state's fourth. Ran
The major celebration in Ladakh, Hemis, is about to begin
The major celebration in Ladakh, Hemis, is about to begin
Source : Times Travel
Ladakh's Hemis Festival, which takes place every year, is approaching. Make a note of the dates because the two-day Hemis Festival takes place in Ladakh on July 8-9. Hemis Festival is held on the tenth day of the lunar month, also known as Tse-Chu, to commemorate Guru Padmasambhava's birth anniversary. The majestic Hemis Monastery is located in Ladakh; during the festival, you will witness
Goa's forest areas will be transformed into ecotourism destinations
Goa's forest areas will be transformed into ecotourism destinations
Source : Times Travel
The Goa government has shifted its focus to promoting eco-tourism. This development plan will include the state's forests and forest parks. Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Molem Wildlife Sanctuary, and Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary are the six wildlife sanctuaries in Goa. Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem
The first 'Amrit Sarovar' in India constructed in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
The first 'Amrit Sarovar' in India constructed in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
Source : Times Travel
The country's first 'Amrit Sarovar,' which was inaugurated in Rampur district, is currently in Uttar Pradesh. On Friday, union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and state Jal Shakti Minister Swatantra Dev Singh performed the inauguration. So Rampur's Amrit Sarovar is one of 789 ponds that the Uttar Pradesh government plans to create. The construction of this water body cost around INR 6
In September, the classic Imperial will sail through the backwaters of Kochi.
In September, the classic Imperial will sail through the backwaters of Kochi.
Source : Times Travel
The cruise ship Classic Imperial will take a sail in the Kochi backwaters in September, making it a great opportunity to visit Kochi. The Classic Imperial is a seagoing, 300-tonne IRS-class yacht that can carry 150 passengers at a time. The cruise ship will most likely be the largest in its class. Classic Imperial, with its first-rate amenities, will be a welcome addition to Kochi's tourism at
The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge been opened in the Czech Republic.
The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge been opened in the Czech Republic.
Source : Times Travel
Sky Bridge 721, the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge, is currently located in the Czech Republic! The 721 m (2365 ft) long bridge is part of the country's Horsk resort Doln Morava mountain resort. The bridge, which is more than 1100 meters (3610 feet) above sea level, has become the country's newest tourism attraction. The pedestrian bridge connects two mountain peaks and s
From May 15 to August 15, Mumbai Airport will conduct a 45-day 'Summer Carnival' for travellers.
From May 15 to August 15, Mumbai Airport will conduct a 45-day 'Summer Carnival' for travellers.
Source : Times Travel
Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) has announced that it will conduct a 'Summer Carnival' to improve travellers' travel experiences. The carnival, according to sources, will begin on May 15 and will include fun activities as well as discounts at its food and beverage establishments. MIAL went on to say that throughout the 45-day carnival, visitors will be able to get delectable me
Goa Tourism: Strict action against illicit beach activities; making Goan beaches safer
Goa Tourism: Strict action against illicit beach activities; making Goan beaches safer
Source : Times Travel
The Goa state tourism administration is preparing to crack down on illicit beach activities in order to make Goan beaches safer for tourists. The perpetrators of such acts will face severe consequences. The state tourism mission is Safe & Clean Beaches, which aspires to provide crime-free beaches in Goa so that visitors do not have any unpleasant experiences. In addition to this purpose, the t
According to Diya Kumari of Jaipur's royal dynasty, the Taj Mahal, India's most famous tourist destination, was built on 'seized' royal
According to Diya Kumari of Jaipur's royal dynasty, the Taj Mahal, India's most famous tourist destination, was built on 'seized' royal
Source : Times Travel
Diya Kumari, the granddaughter of Man Singh II (Jaipur's last sovereign king), has stated that the Taj Mahal was built on land that had belonged to Raja Jai Singh of Jaipur. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, she added, bought the territory. Diya Kumari, a BJP MP, said that papers from the erstwhile Jaipur royal family would support the claim. She told reporters that, despite the fact that compensatio
An alarming number of devotees turn up at Kedarnath as Char Dham Yatra starts
An alarming number of devotees turn up at Kedarnath as Char Dham Yatra starts
Source : Times Travel
The historic Char Dham pilgrimage in Uttarakhand began in the first week of this month, gathering an unprecedented number of pilgrims. One of the Char Dhams, Kedarnath, reopened on May 6 after being closed for the winter. What's more troubling is that all four major religious sites in the hill state are located in ecologically sensitive zones, and experts have recommended against large crowds
Tamil Nadu will concentrate on attracting overseas visitors
Tamil Nadu will concentrate on attracting overseas visitors
Source : Times Travel
The entire world is working to resurrect tourism in the aftermath of the COVID–19 pandemic, and with global travel picking up again, India is once again welcoming foreign visitors. Foreign tourists are paying more attention to Tamil Nadu than to any other Indian state. Countries including Australia, Thailand, and Brazil have expressed interest in the state. Previously, the majority of intern
Palace on Wheels will be back on schedule soon
Palace on Wheels will be back on schedule soon
Source : Times Travel
After being halted because of the COVID outbreak in 2020, India's iconic luxury train, Palace On Wheels, is slated to resume service soon. Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) Chairman Dharmendra Rathore is expected to sign a new pact with Indian Railways soon, according to sources. An official revealed that the company will pay its debts, which total roughly INR 42 crore before th
Meet the Sherpa who broke the record by climbing Mount Everest for the 26th time.
Meet the Sherpa who broke the record by climbing Mount Everest for the 26th time.
Source : Times Travel
A Sherpa from Nepal has conquered Mount Everest for the record-breaking 26th time! According to government officials, he broke his own record set the previous year. According to reports, Kami Rita Sherpa, 52, led 10 other Sherpa climbers up the 8848.86 m summit via the classic southeast ridge route. According to Taranath Adhikari, Director General of the Tourism Department in Kathmandu, Kami Rita
The Napa Valley Wine Train is bringing back its popular murder mystery rides.
The Napa Valley Wine Train is bringing back its popular murder mystery rides.
Source : Times Travel
Harry Potter aficionados will rejoice! The Napa Valley Wine Train has announced that its most popular murder mystery train tours will be returning to customers. As a result, visitors can enjoy adventures from the 1920s and 1980s. Not only that, but the train will reintroduce its popular magic-themed mystery, which every Potterhead will devour! Murder Mystery Tours, which are two-hour long expediti
After a two-year hiatus, the famed Vizhinjam Lighthouse in Kerala reopens.
After a two-year hiatus, the famed Vizhinjam Lighthouse in Kerala reopens.
Source : Times Travel
After being closed for two years owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic and stunning Vizhinjam Lighthouse has finally reopened to visitors. Vizhinjam is an iconic structure seen by a huge number of tourists every year. It is one of the state's and country's oldest lighthouses. On May 1, the historic lighthouse reopened to the public, and on the first day, a long line of visitors form
Electric buses are now travelling between Manali and Rohtang Pass.
Electric buses are now travelling between Manali and Rohtang Pass.
Source : Times Travel
Tourists will now be able to go to Rohtang Pass in comfort and at a reasonable rate. According to a recent development, electric buses will operate on this route, and there will be no need to book a permit online. The Himachal Roads Transport Corporation (HRTC) will run electric buses on the Manali-Rohtang-Atal tunnel-Manali route in an effort to encourage sustainable tourism. According to reports
Train journeys are free! Since 73 years, this Indian train has provided free rides.
Train journeys are free! Since 73 years, this Indian train has provided free rides.
Source : Times Travel
Have you ever boarded a train without purchasing a ticket? Well, there could be many people who have done it, and many more who have considered it. When it comes to entering a train without a ticket, be aware that if you are found, you will be fined and, in some cases, imprisoned. To cut to the chase, you'll be pleased to learn that there is one train in the country that transports people for
After a two-year break, Germany's famed Oktoberfest will return
After a two-year break, Germany's famed Oktoberfest will return
Source : Times Travel
After a two-year break owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, Germany's famed Oktoberfest beer festival will return to Munich this year. The mayor of the city recently announced this. According to reports, the festival will begin on September 17 and run through October 3. During a press conference, Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter stated that the event will be held without any restrictions or limits, me
Photographers are needed to capture the Midnight Sun in Iceland, as well as free flights and boarding opportunities
Photographers are needed to capture the Midnight Sun in Iceland, as well as free flights and boarding opportunities
Source : Times Travel
Iceland, a popular fantasy vacation for many, is giving people with cameras, the chance to realise their dreams! In the winter, the breathtaking northern lights can be seen in this lovely Nordic country. The phenomenon of the Midnight Sun, which implies that Iceland shines with sunlight approximately 24 hours a day, adds to the allure of this country. Hotel Rangá, a luxury resort on I
India receives its first fly-in resort, with guests transported by private aircraft
India receives its first fly-in resort, with guests transported by private aircraft
Source : Times Travel
AeroVillage, India's first luxury fly-in resort, opens in Panheli, Maharashtra. Unlike the customary luxury resorts and hotels, which send automobiles to pick up their customers, the resort sends a private charter to fly all guests to the resort. And once you arrive, you'll be whisked away to a paradise-like larger-than-life resort complete with all the amenities you can desire. This
The Bharat Gaurav Tourist train, operated by IRCTC, will begin service on June 21 with a halt in Janakpur, Nepal.
The Bharat Gaurav Tourist train, operated by IRCTC, will begin service on June 21 with a halt in Janakpur, Nepal.
Source : Times Travel
As part of the Swadesh Darshan scheme, the IRCTC will run its first Bharat Gaurav Tourist train on the Ramayana Circuit on June 21. The route will pass through all of the significant locations related with Lord Rama's life. In Janakpur, Nepal, the train will also stop at the famed Ram Janaki temple. The Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train Tour is an 18-day excursion that will take you through various
Surkanda Devi Temple in Uttarakhand have a ropeway installed
Surkanda Devi Temple in Uttarakhand have a ropeway installed
Source : Times Travel
A new ropeway has opened in Uttarakhand, bringing respite to tourists and pilgrims seeking darshan at the iconic Surkanda Devi Temple. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami blessed the Maa Surkanda Devi Temple and opened the Kaddukhal-Siddhpeeth Devi ropeway service. This ropeway, according to Dhami, will be a boon to devotees and tourists seeking Maa Surkanda Devi's darshan. They had
IGI Airport in Delhi is the world's second busiest airport.
IGI Airport in Delhi is the world's second busiest airport.
Source : Times Travel
Official Airline Guide (OAG), a renowned worldwide travel data provider, has declared New Delhi's IGI airport is the world's second busiest airport in terms of domestic and international flight frequency and total seat capacity in March 2022. After being restrained for the previous two years due to COVID-related travel limitations, India's civil aviation industry has gradually begun to
Yoga Utsav is held in Sivasagar, Assam
Yoga Utsav is held in Sivasagar, Assam
Source : Times Travel
Assam's Sivasagar town held a Yoga Utsav to mark the 50th anniversary of the International Day of Yoga. The Yoga festival drew over ten thousand participants from several Northeastern states. All of the prominent politicians from the Northeastern states attended the event, including Assam's Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Union Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, and several MPs from th
Malcha Mahal will soon be a tourist destination in Delhi
Malcha Mahal will soon be a tourist destination in Delhi
Source : Times Travel
The Delhi government is preparing to add a new tourist attraction to its itinerary, this time the 14th-century Malcha Mahal. The palace is located on the Sardar Patel Marg in the central ridge and was built during the Tughlaq dynasty as a hunting lodge. The heritage structure is now being renovated by the government. After the work begins, the project will take several years to finish. According t
In Maravanthuruthu, Kottayam, Kerala Tourism's first STREET project is unveiled
In Maravanthuruthu, Kottayam, Kerala Tourism's first STREET project is unveiled
Source : Times Travel
STREET - Sustainable, Tangible, Responsible, Experiential, Ethnic Tourism – is a concept designed by Kerala Tourism to revamp the state's tourism and bring a variety of new activities within experiential tourism. There are ten STREET projects in the pipeline, with Maravanthuruthu Water Street being the first to be created by Kerala Tourism as part of its Responsible Tourism Mission Keral
Tourists visiting Goa are supposed to wear masks in public locations
Tourists visiting Goa are supposed to wear masks in public locations
Source : Times Travel
The Goa state government has issued advice advising people to observe the mask mandate in public places as a preventive step to prevent another COVID-19 outbreak in the state. Since the pandemic impacted the rest of the world in 2020, Goa's economy has suffered tremendously, with tourism, one of the state's key revenue generators, taking a hit. Slowly, Goa, like the rest of India, is welco
The Butterfly Festival is planned to begin on June 4 in Uttarakhand
The Butterfly Festival is planned to begin on June 4 in Uttarakhand
Source : Times Travel
From June 4 to 6, 2022, Uttarakhand will host the three-day Devalsari Titli Utsav in Tehri Garhwal's Devalsari. This festival is being held in the hill state to promote nature-based tourism and butterfly watching. The festival will include butterfly, bird, and moth watching, butterfly photography, and environment and heritage excursions, according to sources. Butterfly tourism is apparently ca
Africa is leading the way in terms of sustainable travel by prohibiting the use of single-use plastics
Africa is leading the way in terms of sustainable travel by prohibiting the use of single-use plastics
Source : Times Travel
Globally, there is a concerted push to phase out the usage and manufacture of single-use plastic. Bangladesh was the first country to outlaw thin, single-use plastic in 2002. Several countries followed suit, enacting partial or whole bans on the use of plastic or levying a charge on all single-use plastic items. The goal of the struggle against plastic pollution is to save the planet we live in fr
For a sunny Mediterranean vacation, go to Cannes
For a sunny Mediterranean vacation, go to Cannes
Source : Times Travel
Cannes is a must-see for any film buff. Alternatively, you may be aware of the Cannes Film Festival. The beautiful French Riviera, which runs along France's southeastern side, is home to the sunny city. The rich and famous, particularly movie industry A-listers, have made Cannes renowned. The city will be buzzing with the Who's Who of the worldwide film industry in May, as the city prepare
For those seeking traditional remedies, India will introduce the AYUSH Visa
For those seeking traditional remedies, India will introduce the AYUSH Visa
Source : Traveldailymedia
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the government will soon launch the 'AYUSH mark,' which will ensure that excellent AYUSH goods made in the country are real. In relation to "Heal in India," he also stated that a separate visa category will be established soon for individuals who wish to travel to India to receive AYUSH treatments. In the presence of Mauriti
Over 1 lakh pilgrims have registered for the Char Dham Yatra, with the biggest number of pilgrims going to Kedarnath
Over 1 lakh pilgrims have registered for the Char Dham Yatra, with the biggest number of pilgrims going to Kedarnath
Source : Business Standard
Devotees' enthusiasm for the Char Dham yatra, which begins on May 3, is at an all-time high, with more than one lakh pilgrims registered so far. For pilgrims' safety and well-being, the Uttarakhand tourist administration has made registration for the yatra compulsory this time. As a result, pilgrims are enrolling online at the organization's website. The Gangotri and Yamunotri temples
Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, will conduct an adventure cycle rally in May to promote tourism along the Indo-China border
Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, will conduct an adventure cycle rally in May to promote tourism along the Indo-China border
Source : Times Travel
According to the latest news, an adventurous bike rally will be held in the second week of May from Gunji to Adi Kailash in Pithoragarh, with the goal of encouraging tourists to visit villages along the India-China border. Officials noted that this will attract both nature lovers and adventure seekers to the area. The Towards Adi Kailash will be open to all adventure cyclists, according to Pithora
The Vande Bharat train will run between Delhi and Khajuraho in the near future
The Vande Bharat train will run between Delhi and Khajuraho in the near future
Source : Times Travel
The Vande Bharat Express will soon run between Khajuraho and Delhi in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur area. Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister of Railways, made the statement lately. On his visit to Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, he announced that two rake points, Chattarpur and Khajuraho, had been granted, and that rail tickets could now be bought at 45000 post offices. While hig
For International Dark Sky Week, a series of astronomy-related events have been planned around India
For International Dark Sky Week, a series of astronomy-related events have been planned around India
Source : Times Travel
Starscapes, India's foremost Astro tourism company, is planning a range of astronomy-related activities, including a planetary parade, astrophotography sessions, and the Messier Marathon, as part of the International Dark-Sky Week. This event will take place in Starscapes' observatories in Kausani and Bhimtal, as well as their mobile observatories in Madikeri, Virajpet, Puducherry, Goa, an
By 2025, India will have the world's longest and highest tunnel in Himachal Pradesh
By 2025, India will have the world's longest and highest tunnel in Himachal Pradesh
Source : Times Travel
India will soon be home to the world's longest highway tunnel beneath the 16,580 ft high Shinku-La Pass, between Zanskar Valley in Ladakh and Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh. As per the reports, the tunnel will be ready by 2025 and will provide all-weather connectivity between Ladakh and Himachal. After witnessing the opening of the Nimmu-Padum-Darcha road amid fresh snowfall and in the mids
Hyderabad will be home to India's first indoor skydiving center
Hyderabad will be home to India's first indoor skydiving center
Source : Times Travel
Hyderabad will soon be home to India's first indoor skydiving centre. The facility, which is being offered by GravityZip, will be erected in the city of Gandipet. GravityZip will provide customers with the opportunity to experience the adrenaline rush and thrill of sky jumping within the indoor arena. Activities will take place in a vertical cylindrical tube, which will generate a smooth
Bengaluru-Amsterdam direct flights would be available soon
Bengaluru-Amsterdam direct flights would be available soon
Source : Times Travel
Everyone loves Europe, but travelling around it can be a bit stressful. So, if you're flying out of Bengaluru, you can now travel directly to Europe with ease, and you won't have to break up your journey. According to the latest reports, Air France-KLM has indicated that flight services between Amsterdam and Bengaluru will restart on May 25. As per sources, the route was first started in O
The Amarnath Yatra will start on June 30
The Amarnath Yatra will start on June 30
Source : Times Travel
After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the traditional Amarnath Yatra will resume on June 30. Manoj Sinha, the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, recently declared this. According to sources, the pilgrimage will take place for 43 days between June 30 and August 11 and online registration has already begun. In this regard, the Lieutenant Governor requested that the relevant of
Tripura will hold an India-Bangladesh tourist festival beginning April 17th
Tripura will hold an India-Bangladesh tourist festival beginning April 17th
Source : Times Travel
All tour operators and important cultural organisations from West Bengal and other northeastern states have been invited to attend this beautiful festival. The festival will feature famous artists from both countries, and the premiere session will feature a big cultural extravaganza on April 17.   At the main entrance of the palace, there will be a traditional food festival to allow tourist
Gujarat is preparing to open the state's first tiger safari park in Dang
Gujarat is preparing to open the state's first tiger safari park in Dang
Source : Times Travel
Gujarat will soon be home to a safari park with eight zoo-bred tigers, including four cubs. According to reports, a tiger escaped into Mahisagar district from Madhya Pradesh in February 2019, after roaming for roughly 300 kilometres over the period of two years. The tiger, however, died after a fortnight of starvation.  As per reports, the forest advisory committee approved an 85-hectare ti
A 12-day Trans Arunachal Drive will begin on May 1.
A 12-day Trans Arunachal Drive will begin on May 1.
Source : Times Travel
Starting May 1, 2022, Arunachal Pradesh will conduct the second Trans Arunachal Drive. The Department of Tourism, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, is holding events, which aspire to showcase the state's tourist attractions, destinations, and biodiversity sites. The event will also offer you a sense of how the state is transitioning into modernity by combining traditional and innovative methods
Indication of increase in tourism as Kashmir records 1.8 lakh tourist in March 2022
Indication of increase in tourism as Kashmir records 1.8 lakh tourist in March 2022
Source : Times of India
Kashmir, the heaven on earth, is one of the most beautiful destinations on the planet, and everyone wishes to visit it and spend quality time there. However, the outbreak of pandemic shocked India's entire tourism industry and tourist attractions. However, as we can see, the virus's spread has slowed, and India has recorded 1.8 lakh tourists in March 2022, the largest number in ten years!
Kerala Government to start Caravan tourism packages.
Kerala Government to start Caravan tourism packages.
Source : Times of India
Have you ever dreamed about travelling in a caravan? Every traveller's desire is to travel in a caravan and live out their luxurious desires. The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has announced the launch of Kerala's first Caravan Tourism package, which will allows travellers to enjoy all the luxuries of a luxury caravan for INR 3999 + tax per person per night. Isn't it cos
Travelers from India are welcome to visit the Czech Republic without any limitations and quarantine.
Travelers from India are welcome to visit the Czech Republic without any limitations and quarantine.
Source : Times of India
Are you fed up with the travel limitations imposed by the covid-19 outbreak? Is travelling to your favourite country seeming too difficult? This news puts an end to all of your travel concerns, as you can now travel to the world's most visited continent, Europe, which includes some of the world's most popular tourist destinations, without any worries, as the Czech Republic has opened its d
Nepal resumes visa on arrival for foreign tourists in bid to revive tourism
Nepal resumes visa on arrival for foreign tourists in bid to revive tourism
Source : Hindustan Times
In a notice on Thursday, the Immigration Department of Nepal said foreign travellers to Nepal can obtain visas on arrival if the applicants have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days in advance. In a bid to revive its struggling tourism industry, the Nepal government has done away with its seven-day mandatory Covid-19 quarantine for foreign tourists and resumed issuing v
Want to visit casinos in Goa? Carry your RT PCR negative report
Want to visit casinos in Goa? Carry your RT PCR negative report
Source : Times Of India
Given the current pandemic situation, the Goa government announced the reopening of the state and issued fresh guidelines. Casinos, which are an important part of Goa tourism, also reopened on Monday. But according to the fresh guidelines, only fully vaccinated people or those carrying their negative RT PCR test reports would be allowed entry.  The announcement was made by the stat
UK approves Covishield vaccine, but Indian travellers still need to quarantine
UK approves Covishield vaccine, but Indian travellers still need to quarantine
Source : Times Of India
The United Kingdom has finally approved Covishield in a revised travel advisory. According to the UK government, ‘Formulations of the four listed vaccines, such as AstraZeneca Covishield, AstraZeneca Vaxzeveria and Moderna Takeda’, qualify as approved vaccines.  However this does not mean that Indians will not have to quarantine for ten days. That rule still stays. So even if you
FLIGHTS LINK BETWEEN INDIA & CANADA ESTABLISHED AGAIN
FLIGHTS LINK BETWEEN INDIA & CANADA ESTABLISHED AGAIN
Source : LIVEFROMALOUNGE
With the second wave of CoVid-19 spreading like crazy around India in April 2021, Canada pulled out all sorts of air links with India to prevent the travel of the virus from India to their shores, just like they did with many other countries at the time. The good news is, Canada has finally opened up for India again. Over the past few months, Canada has applied a tough stance to India, not accept
AFTER FAVOURABLE HC VERDIT, UTTARKHAND GOVERNMENT OPENS CHARDHAM YATRA.
AFTER FAVOURABLE HC VERDIT, UTTARKHAND GOVERNMENT OPENS CHARDHAM YATRA.
Source : THE ECONOMIC TIMES
Taking into account the improved Covid-19 scenario in Uttarakhand, the High Court has removed the stay imposed on Chardham Yatra in June this year with capping on the number of devotees. This comes as a big relief for the state government as well as the travel and hospitality industry . The Uttarakhand government has moved quickly and notified the resumption of the Chardham Yatra 
Chile to welcome vaccinated overseas visitors from Oct 1; 5 days quarantine mandatory
Chile to welcome vaccinated overseas visitors from Oct 1; 5 days quarantine mandatory
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
The Chile Tourism Board has announced plans to reopen borders for international tourists who are fully vaccinated from October 1. However all the visitors will have to undergo a mandatory five-day quarantine period. In order to enter the country, visitors must carry their proof of vaccination through which they will receive a Mobility Pass issued by the Chilean Ministry of Health. The C
Mussoorie is now open to tourists only on weekends
Mussoorie is now open to tourists only on weekends
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
If you have been planning to visit Mussoorie, take note of the latest travel updates issued by the state government. In the wake of rising Coronavirus crises, the Uttarakhand government recently announced extension of lockdown in Dehradun till September 21. Earlier, the lockdown was supposed to remain in place September 14. The state government, issuing a fresh order, sta
FULLY VACCINATED TRAVELERS CAN VISIT BANGKOK FROM OCTOBER 1
FULLY VACCINATED TRAVELERS CAN VISIT BANGKOK FROM OCTOBER 1
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
In a big COVID travel update, Bangkok has announced it will reopen completely for fully vaccinated travellers from October 1. Thailand has been meaning to restart tourism for a long time now but given the rise in infection cases, the plan couldn’t take shape. But now, with people getting vaccinations, it has given hope to the world of tourism once again. Before
PARAGLIDING,DESERT TRAILS, HELICOPTER RIDE,ZIP-LINE & MORE ! ADVENTURE TOURISM PICKS UP PACE IN RAJASTHAN
PARAGLIDING,DESERT TRAILS, HELICOPTER RIDE,ZIP-LINE & MORE ! ADVENTURE TOURISM PICKS UP PACE IN RAJASTHAN
Source : FINANCIAL EXPRESS
The demand of adventure tourism products has been increasing across the world and following the arrival of new tourism policy several adventure tourism operators have shown interest in setting up their bases in Rajasthan. Desert trails & ATVs, Jungle safaris, Zip lines and Paragliding, adventure sports activities are adding thrills to tourists coming to Rajasthan, a state more popularly know
J&K TOURISM DEPARTMENTLINES UP FESTIVALS TO ATTRACT TOURISTS
J&K TOURISM DEPARTMENTLINES UP FESTIVALS TO ATTRACT TOURISTS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
In a move to attract tourists in Jammu and Kashmir, the J&K tourism department has lined up various activities, including organising dedicated trekking expeditions and promoting destination festivals. As per the reports, several roadshows have been organised across major cities of the country to promote tourism-related activities, events, and destinations in Jammu and Kashmir.
INTERNATIONAL TRAVELS : AIR INDIA RESUMES FLIGHTS FOR SAUDI ARABIA
INTERNATIONAL TRAVELS : AIR INDIA RESUMES FLIGHTS FOR SAUDI ARABIA
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
After a long gap, Air India has resumed flights to Saudi Arabia from India. Those wishing to travel to Saudi Arabia from India can now book their tickets through the Air India website. They can also visit booking offices or book tickets via call centres or travel agents. The big decision comes after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) relaxed travel restrictions for fully vaccinated passenger
KUWAIT TO RESTART DIRECT FLIGHTS WITH INDIA FROM TODAY
KUWAIT TO RESTART DIRECT FLIGHTS WITH INDIA FROM TODAY
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
In a recent travel update, Kuwait has announced that it will resume direct commercial flights with India from September 7, 2021 (today). With this Kuwait has become the latest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to come up with such a crucial decision after nearly four months. Last month, the UAE decided to curb its international travel restrictions and said that it will res
THESE COUNTRIES HAVE SET A VACCINE ' EXPIRY DATE' FOR TRAVELLERS
THESE COUNTRIES HAVE SET A VACCINE ' EXPIRY DATE' FOR TRAVELLERS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Some countries are planning to set expiration dates for vaccines. And as per the latest reports, a pair of European countries have gone ahead to set an expiration date, when it comes to travel. This latest move will likely bring about more changes in the ever-changing international travel landscape. Currently, Croatia and Austria, have reportedly, implemented a 270-day expiration for ac
HIMACHAL PRADESH TOURISM TO PROMOTE DESTINATION WEDDINGS AT ITS HOTELS
HIMACHAL PRADESH TOURISM TO PROMOTE DESTINATION WEDDINGS AT ITS HOTELS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
After suffering huge losses due to the COVID pandemic, the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) has now decided to promote destination weddings at its hotels that are located in the most scenic locations. Referring to this, the HPTDC has even gone ahead has selected properties like the Palace Hotel, Chail, and its hotels at Fagu, Barog, and Narkanda, where they added
ASSAM COVID-19 UPDATE: FULLY VACCINATED PASSENGERS TO BE EXEMPT FROM MANDATORY RT-PCR TEST
ASSAM COVID-19 UPDATE: FULLY VACCINATED PASSENGERS TO BE EXEMPT FROM MANDATORY RT-PCR TEST
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
As per a notification that has been issued by the Assam state government, all fully-vaccinated incoming passengers, who are able to provide proof of COVID vaccination certificate, will now be exempted from mandatory testing. As per the notification issued by the government, all incoming passengers, who are fully vaccinated and have received both the doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and are a
INDIA IMPOSES TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS ON THESE COUNTRIES
INDIA IMPOSES TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS ON THESE COUNTRIES
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
In light of the new variants of the COVID-19, India has decided to expand the travel restrictions. protocols, to countries across the world. India has ruled that passengers coming from the United Kingdom, European Union, and West Asia are supposed to show a negative RT-PCR report before boarding their flights. Moreover, passengers from these regions will have to go through
WTTC WARNS UK GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BUSINESSES WILL GO BUST IN DAYS
WTTC WARNS UK GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BUSINESSES WILL GO BUST IN DAYS
Source : BREAKING TRAVEL NEWS
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has warned the UK government that, with the furlough scheme coming to an end, it has just 30 days left to save travel businesses which are struggling to survive. WTTC also warns that unless international travel opens up more widely, with simplified controls, the UK is facing a loss of £59 billion. Hundreds of thousands of employees in the touri
AIN DUBAI TO OPEN IN OCTOBER
AIN DUBAI TO OPEN IN OCTOBER
Source : BREAKING TRAVEL NEWS
Dubai Holding has announced that Ain Dubai is set to open on October 21st. Ticket sales for the largest and tallest observation wheel in the world are now on sale. Standing at over 250-metres high, Ain Dubai is the latest landmark to join a long list of world record-breaking attractions. Ronald Drake, general manager of Ain Dubai, said: “Ain Dubai offers unique experiences catering to all
KARNATAKA'S NEW COVID TRAVEL PROTOCOLS FOR TRAVELLERS FROM KERALA
KARNATAKA'S NEW COVID TRAVEL PROTOCOLS FOR TRAVELLERS FROM KERALA
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
In a new ruling, the Karnataka government has exempted certain travellers from Kerala from mandatory seven-day institutional quarantine, provided that they have a short-term travel plan. The new rule says that such short term travellers should be in Karnataka for three days. The rule is applicable to travellers who are in Karnataka for examination with one parent; passengers w
SOON, HELICOPTER TAXI SERVICE TO CONNECT TOURISM DESTINATIONS IN UTTAR PRADESH
SOON, HELICOPTER TAXI SERVICE TO CONNECT TOURISM DESTINATIONS IN UTTAR PRADESH
Source : THE ECONOMIC TIMES
Uttar Pradesh tourism department has decided to launch chopper taxi service to connect prominent destinations across the state. The service is likely to begin from December this year. With many people avoiding overcrowded trains and flights in view of Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism department feels the ‘fast and luxurious’ option could find many takers in UP. Officials said that whi
MAHARASTRA MAKES MANDATIORY TO CARRY RT-PCR TEST REPORTS IN THESE TWO DISTRICTS
MAHARASTRA MAKES MANDATIORY TO CARRY RT-PCR TEST REPORTS IN THESE TWO DISTRICTS
Source : TIMESOFINDIA
Two Konkan region districts in the state of Maharashtra now require travellers to produce a negative RT-PCR test report on arrival. The latest developments come after the Centre issued an advisory for imposition of curbs during the festive season. The negative RT-PCR test report is however not required for those who are fully vaccinated, and travellers under the age of 18 years. The two
AYODHYA SET TO START CRUISE SERVICES FROM NOVEMBER
AYODHYA SET TO START CRUISE SERVICES FROM NOVEMBER
Source : TIMESOFINDIA
Ayodhya is all set to get cruise services, which will likely start before Deepotsav. As per the reports, visitors will then be able to enjoy cruising on the Saryu river when the Ramayana Cruise Service starts its operation. Reportedly, Alaknanda Cruiseline will be operating the luxury cruise ship, which earlier launched the cruise services in Varanasi three years ago. Ref
ASIAN TOURISM SEES RISE IN GLAMPING AND STAYCATIONS IN SECOND COVID - 19 YEAR
ASIAN TOURISM SEES RISE IN GLAMPING AND STAYCATIONS IN SECOND COVID - 19 YEAR
Source : Hindustan Times
With international travel heavily restricted, foreign tourists can't enter many countries and locals can't get out. In the metropolis of Hong Kong, glamping and staycations have replaced trips abroad for at least some of its 7.4 million residents.   From the Great Wall to the picturesque Kashmir valley, Asia's tourist destinations are looking to domestic visitors to get them th
COVID TRAVEL: LATEST CHANGES BEGIN AS SEVEN COUNTRIES GO GREEN
COVID TRAVEL: LATEST CHANGES BEGIN AS SEVEN COUNTRIES GO GREEN
Source : BBC NEWS
People travelling to the UK from Canada and Denmark will not need to isolate as the UK's latest Covid travel rules have come into force. Finland, Switzerland, the Azores, Liechtenstein and Lithuania are also on the "green list" as of 04:00 BST. Travellers from newly red-listed Thailand and Montenegro now need to isolate in government-approved hotels. All arrivals must take
India extends ban on international flights till Sept 30
India extends ban on international flights till Sept 30
Source : TIMESOFINDIA
In a recent travel update, the Indian government has extended its ban on scheduled international flights till September 30, 2021. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) made the announcement on Sunday that the COVID-induced passenger flights suspension has been extended till September end.  The DGCA further said, "However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on sele
COVID UPDATE: SIKKIM RELAXES RESTRICTIONS TO WOO TOURISTS
COVID UPDATE: SIKKIM RELAXES RESTRICTIONS TO WOO TOURISTS
Source : Times of India
In a bid to boost tourism and attract tourists to the state, the Sikkim government has announced relaxation in COVID restrictions. State tourism officials said that tourists who have received one shot of vaccination. However, those vaccinated with single shots will have to produce a negative RT-PCR test report that should not be older than 72 hours before arrival. Tourists who have taken both th
FORGET A TRIP TO MAURITIUS. NOW, YOU CAN OWN A VILLA IN THE PARADISE ISLAND
FORGET A TRIP TO MAURITIUS. NOW, YOU CAN OWN A VILLA IN THE PARADISE ISLAND
Source : India today
Craving for a vacation to Mauritius? Well, how about owning a villa in the paradise island? Sounds lucrative, no? In that case, we have good news. Mauritius is trying to lure prospective international homebuyers to their island. CEO of the Mauritius Economic Development Board, Ken Poonoosamy said that Mauritius has been courting international homebuyers since the early 2000s after the country la
BIO-BUBBLE MODEL INTRODUCED BY KERALA TO REVIVE TOURISM IN THE STATE
BIO-BUBBLE MODEL INTRODUCED BY KERALA TO REVIVE TOURISM IN THE STATE
Source : Times of India
he Kerala tourism department has introduced a "bio-bubble" model to revive tourism in the state after COVID. On Monday, the government reopened all the tourism centres in Kerala to make things more accessible to tourists who have taken at least one vaccine.   Bio-bubble is basically safe, secure environments created for vaccinated staff and tourists. In this environment, only vacc
INDIAN GOVERNMENT WORKING TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL EASY: S JAISHANKAR
INDIAN GOVERNMENT WORKING TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL EASY: S JAISHANKAR
Source : Times of India
Given the current COVID situation, the Indian government is working on making overseas travel easy for Indians. India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that it is his top priority to make travel convenient for Indian with fewer restrictions in place. The Minister also said that he hopes that Covaxin, one of the majorly used vaccines in India, gets WHO approval soon. In an event
GOOD NEWS! INDIANS CAN TRAVEL TO THESE 4 COUNTRIES. DEETS INSIDE
GOOD NEWS! INDIANS CAN TRAVEL TO THESE 4 COUNTRIES. DEETS INSIDE
Source : India . com
With Covid-19 situation gradually improving in the country with significant drop in daily Covid cases, several countries have started to open their borders for travellers from India. However, with Delta Variant of Covid-19 being a major concern, many countries have still put Covid restrictions in place for Indian travellers.   Here we have listed out some of the countries that have recently
NEW ZEALAND TO KEEP ITS BORDERS CLOSED THROUGH THE END OF 2021
NEW ZEALAND TO KEEP ITS BORDERS CLOSED THROUGH THE END OF 2021
Source : Travel and Leisure
New Zealand doesn't plan to open its borders to international visitors until 2022, according to a cautious reopening plan outlined by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday.   Ardern said New Zealand won't reopen for foreign travel until after it completes its COVID-19 vaccination rollout, something that isn't expected to happen until the end of the year. When visitors are al
MARTINIQUE ASKS TOURISTS TO LEAVE AS FRENCH CARIBBEAN RETURNS TO LOCKDOWN
MARTINIQUE ASKS TOURISTS TO LEAVE AS FRENCH CARIBBEAN RETURNS TO LOCKDOWN
Source : Travel and Leisure
That dream vacation to the French Caribbean is going to have to wait.   The French government is tightening coronavirus restrictions in Martinique and Guadeloupe — two popular Caribbean vacation destinations — to counter rising infection rates that are overwhelming local hospitals. On Tuesday, Martinique entered a three-week lockdown and advised tourists to
UK RELAXES COVID TRAVEL CRUBS FOR INDIA, INSTITUATIONAL QUARENTINE EXEMPTED
UK RELAXES COVID TRAVEL CRUBS FOR INDIA, INSTITUATIONAL QUARENTINE EXEMPTED
Source : INDIA TODAY
"The UK government has announced an update to the 'Red-Amber-Green' traffic light ratings for arrivals into England. From 4am (BST) on Sunday 8 August, India will move from the red to the amber list," the British High Commission in New Delhi said in a statement. Apart from India, other countries shifted to the 'amber' list are -- Bahrain, Georgia, Mexico, UAE, and Qatar,
INDIGO BECOMES FIRST INDIAN AIRLINE TO LAUNCH A PILOT FOR IATA TRAVEL PASS
INDIGO BECOMES FIRST INDIAN AIRLINE TO LAUNCH A PILOT FOR IATA TRAVEL PASS
Source : T3 News Network
In it's effort to chart recovery for International travel, IndiGo has partnered with International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become first Indian airline to launch a pilot for IATA travel pass to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for Covid-19 testing or vaccine information. It is a mobile app which helps travellers to st
THE WORLD'S HIGHEST BUNGEE JUMP IS HERE
THE WORLD'S HIGHEST BUNGEE JUMP IS HERE
Source : TIMES TRAVEL
China, has added another feather to its cap.  The Hunan province in China has introduced the world's highest bungee jump, which will let you dangle between two cliffs from a 430 m glass-bottomed suspension bridge.  Adventure seekers can take this leap of faith to the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge from a height of 260 m. Besides offering adventure, the bungee j
LAKSHADWEEP TO GET MALDIVES STYLE WATER VILLAS
LAKSHADWEEP TO GET MALDIVES STYLE WATER VILLAS
Source : TIMES TRAVEL
India's popular island destination Lakshadweep will soon have three premium Maldives-style water villas. As per the reports, the three premium projects will come up at Kadmat, Minicoy, and Suheli islands. Around INR 800 crore will be used in this ambitious project, and the administration has already floated global tenders recently. The reports says that, 3 premium water villa projec
INDIA GOVERNMENT IS NOT PLANNING TO INTRODUCE VACCINE PASSPORT AT PRESENT
INDIA GOVERNMENT IS NOT PLANNING TO INTRODUCE VACCINE PASSPORT AT PRESENT
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
In this present situation there are no plans in India to introduce vaccine passports for international travel.  India is part of several multilateral forums and discussions, including one under the framework of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), regarding COVID-19 vaccination certificates. As of now, no consensus has been reached - stated by the Minister of State for Exter
EMIRATES SUSPENDS FLIGHTS FROM INDIA TILL AUGUST 7
EMIRATES SUSPENDS FLIGHTS FROM INDIA TILL AUGUST 7
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Emirates suspends flights from India till August 7, Emirates is the largest flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates, while Etihad Airlines, the second largest in the nation, has suspended flights 'till further notice'. Emirates Airlines on Wednesday announced that the flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have been suspended till August 7, given the current pandemic situ
SINGAPORE LIKELY TO ALLOW QUARANTINE FREE TRAVEL FROM SEPTEMBER
SINGAPORE LIKELY TO ALLOW QUARANTINE FREE TRAVEL FROM SEPTEMBER
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Singapore will likely allow quarantine-free travel for the fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from September. Tighter restrictions for fully vaccinated residents might also be eased before August 18. Singapore government also states that, 80 per cent of the city-state's population will be inoculated by that time. "Singapore will progressively facilitate international travel with countrie
AIR INDIA ANNOUNCES NEW INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
AIR INDIA ANNOUNCES NEW INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
Source : Business Traveller
Air India announces new international flights connecting Indian cities with Maldives. Starts from July 28, the flag carrier of India will operate flights from Delhi to Maldives via Mumbai every Wednesday and Saturday. The airline will also fly from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala to Maldives every Monday and Thursday, starting from July 29, 2021. The Maldives reopened it's borde
DMRC CLARIFIES THAT
DMRC CLARIFIES THAT "ONLY 50 PASSENGERS ALLOWED PER COACH, NO STANDING TRAVEL"
Source : INDIA
The (DMRC)-Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has clarified that only 50 passengers will be allowed in a coach and no standing travel will be permitted. The DMRC said, "Even with these revised guidelines, a maximum of 50 passengers per coach are permitted, as against 300 prior to Covid." DMRC has also appealed to the public to travel by metro only when it is absolutely necessary and obs
U.S. WILL NOT LIFT TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, CITING DELTA VARIANT - WHITE HOUSE
U.S. WILL NOT LIFT TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, CITING DELTA VARIANT - WHITE HOUSE
Source : Reuters
The United States is not ready to lift any existing travel restrictions in the present situation due to concerns over the highly transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant and the rising number of U.S. coronavirus cases, the White House confirmed on Monday. The decision, which was first reported by Reuters, comes after a senior level White House meeting late on Friday. It means that the long-r
LANDSLIDE IN HIMACHAL PRADESH'S KINNAUR DISTRICT KILLS TOURISTS
LANDSLIDE IN HIMACHAL PRADESH'S KINNAUR DISTRICT KILLS TOURISTS
Source : TIMES TRAVEL
Landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur religion has resulted in the death of 8 tourists, while injuring 2 others. The incident happened along Sangla-Chhitkul link road, which is located near Basteri. The dead tourists are from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan. The injured tourists are from Delhi, and Mohali, while another injured person was reported to have been from Kinnaur
COVID-19 PASS IS MOST ESSENTIAL TO VISIT THE EIFFEL TOWER AND OTHER SITES - FRANCE
COVID-19 PASS IS MOST ESSENTIAL TO VISIT THE EIFFEL TOWER AND OTHER SITES - FRANCE
Source : The Washington Post
Covid-19 pass are most essential to ride up the Eiffel tower or visit French museums and movie theaters,  the first step in a new campaign against what the government calls a “stratospheric” rise in delta variant infections. The rule came out from Wednesday, the tourists who came to the Paris landmark unprepared lined up for quick virus tests at the site. People must show t
THAILAND IS PLANNING TO ROLLOUT 'ISLAND HOPPING' PROGRAM TO LURE INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS
THAILAND IS PLANNING TO ROLLOUT 'ISLAND HOPPING' PROGRAM TO LURE INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS
Source : TIMES TRAVEL
Thailand is planning to launch an ‘island hopping’ tourism program, in a move to boost tourism in the country. The program schedules as, it will be allowing quarantine-free foreign travellers arriving in the resort island of Phuket to ‘hop’ to other seaside destinations. Reports mentioned that, fully-vaccinated international visitors after a 7day stay in Phuket, w
LAST-MINUTE PASSPORT APPLICATION APPOINTMENTS CAN NO LONGER BE BOOKED ONLINE
LAST-MINUTE PASSPORT APPLICATION APPOINTMENTS CAN NO LONGER BE BOOKED ONLINE
Source : Travel + leisure
The State Department has removed the option to book last-minute passport appointments online as processing continues to take up to 18 weeks. The state department mentioned that "We have temporarily removed the online last-minute appointment booking system to ensure our very limited, last-minute in-person passport appointments at one of our agencies or centers go to applicants who
MYKONOS IMPOSE CURFEW AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE - GREECE
MYKONOS IMPOSE CURFEW AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE - GREECE
Source : TIMES TRAVEL
Greece has the longest coastline in Europe and is the southernmost country in Europe. Greece has been forced to impose curfew in Mykonos as the number of virus cases in the region has increased. The news has made party lovers and holidaymakers sad as this stunning Greek island is noted for its party culture. A 7 day long curfew has been imposed in Mykonos after officials described the s
CANADA WILL REOPEN FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS, HERE'S WHAT TRAVELLERS SHOULD KNOW
CANADA WILL REOPEN FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS, HERE'S WHAT TRAVELLERS SHOULD KNOW
Source : TIMES TRAVEL
Canada is all set to reopen for international tourists, starting from September 7. "Borders will reopen for international tourism, provided that the domestic epidemiological situation remains favourable. For fully vaccinated travellers, there is a good chance that you will be able to travel to Canada in the month of September"-Canadian Government.   Tourists flying to Canada
AIRLINES SUSPEND DOMESTIC FLYING IN THAILAND
AIRLINES SUSPEND DOMESTIC FLYING IN THAILAND
Source : Simple Flying
6 Thai airlines have temporarily grounded their domestic flights following an order from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT). Daily COVID-19 infections are now exceeding 10,000. Consequently, CAAT has banned airlines from flying passengers in or out of declared hot zones, effectively grounding the airlines. Previously, Simple Flying reported Thai AirAsia would temporarily suspend its
AUSTRALIA'S NEW NO.1 INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE - AIR NEW ZEALAND
AUSTRALIA'S NEW NO.1 INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE - AIR NEW ZEALAND
Source : Simple Flying
Air New Zealand is emerging as the dominant player in Australia’s international aviation market. In May 2021, the Auckland based airline had a 49% share of that market, more than double its nearest rival, Qantas. Air New Zealand benefited from the opening of a 2 way travel corridor between New Zealand and Australia in April and its longstanding trans-Tasman network depth Australia&rsq
5 REMOTE HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS IN INDIA TO VISIT DURING THE PANDEMIC
5 REMOTE HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS IN INDIA TO VISIT DURING THE PANDEMIC
Source : news18
India is well known for its diversity as it is home to not only a mix of cultures and cuisine but also varied landscapes. While the country houses a plethora of well-known tourist attractions, it also has a myriad of such lesser-known jewels that make even the most intrepid traveller swoon in awestruck delight. With travel restrictions easing and Covid cases consistently dropping across the countr
CANADA EXTENDS INDIA TRAVEL BAN UNTIL 21 AUGUST
CANADA EXTENDS INDIA TRAVEL BAN UNTIL 21 AUGUST
Source : Hindustan Times
Canada government has announced ban on direct flights from India by another 30 days. The ban was set to expire on July 21, but will now remain in place until August 21. It is the fourth time the ban has been extended since it was first imposed on April 22 due to fears in Canada over the devastating second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and concerns over transmission of the Delta variant
TRAVELLERS WILL SOON HAVE TO PAY A DEPARTURE TAX TO LEAVE THE MALDIVES
TRAVELLERS WILL SOON HAVE TO PAY A DEPARTURE TAX TO LEAVE THE MALDIVES
Source : THE POINTS GUY
Planning a trip to the Maldives next year then prepare for some added costs. Beginning 1 January, 2022, just in time for the country to celebrate its 50th year of tourism, travellers will have to pay a fee to leave the archipelago by air after a new departure tax was approved. On 11 July, the country’s president, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, signed off an amendment to the nation’s
8 DESTINATIONS THAT START FROM JULY - BY EMIRATES
8 DESTINATIONS THAT START FROM JULY - BY EMIRATES
Source : Simple Flying
8 destinations that start from July - by emirates, with Lyon, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico City, Nice, Orlando, Phuket, and Venice all coming back online. This follows the UAE carrier resuming A380 service from Dubai to Los Angeles, Toronto, and Washington Dulles at the beginning of the month. Routes that have returned this month? Looking at the first week of August, which is rapidly approachin
ETIHAD AIRWAYS SUSPENDS FLIGHT SERVICES FROM INDIA TO UAE TILL JULY 31
ETIHAD AIRWAYS SUSPENDS FLIGHT SERVICES FROM INDIA TO UAE TILL JULY 31
Source : INDIA
After a long days the Emirates suspended the flight services from India, the Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways on Saturday said that suspension of flights from India and two other countries to the UAE capital city has been extended till July 31. They also mentioned that, Etihad Airways flight services have also been suspended from Pakistan and Bangladesh. Earlier, Etihad Airways had suspen
UK REMOVES ALL THE COVID RESTRICTIONS FROM TODAY
UK REMOVES ALL THE COVID RESTRICTIONS FROM TODAY
Source : TIMES TRAVEL
British media is calling July 19, 2022, as the “Freedom Day”. After remaining in stringent lockdown for a long time, the UK has finally lifted all the COVID restrictions from today. The government has decided to restart all the clubs, pubs and restaurants in the country to their full capacity.  Boris Johnson, the UK Prime Minister, who currently is isolating himself, ha
INDIGO ISSUED GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGERS FLYING TO GULF COUNTRIES
INDIGO ISSUED GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGERS FLYING TO GULF COUNTRIES
Source : INDIA
Keeping in view the ongoing COVID pandemic and the upcoming CIOVID third wave, the IndiGo airlines on Thursday has listed guidelines for its international passengers flying to and from nine cities in seven countries. The airline in the guidelines has listed passengers who are exempt from foreign travel restrictions and the requirements they need to fulfill for the journey. Notably, the internation
COVID TESTING IS COMPULSORY FOR VACCINATED PEOPLE - ASSAM
COVID TESTING IS COMPULSORY FOR VACCINATED PEOPLE - ASSAM
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Assam government has made covid testing compulsory for vaccinated people. An official order released by the government said that the state is withdrawing its earlier order that exempted mandatory COVID testing for fully vaccinated travellers arriving via air and train.   The decision was not earlier decided but taken after the cases of fully vaccinated people testing positive for
HILTON LAUNCHES GREAT SMALL BREAKS STAYCATION FOR FAMILIES AND YOUNG GUESTS
HILTON LAUNCHES GREAT SMALL BREAKS STAYCATION FOR FAMILIES AND YOUNG GUESTS
Source : Economic Times
Hilton announces Great Small Breaks campaign, a staycation offer, tailor-made for families and young guests. With short-distance leisure travel quickly becoming a preference, the latest campaign will enable consumers to reconnect with family and friends. Under this initiative, Hilton will offer an enhanced experience for families, especially the young ones, with complimentary stays, personali
HEARTLY WELCOMING TO ALL THE INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS-MAURITIUS
HEARTLY WELCOMING TO ALL THE INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS-MAURITIUS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Mauritius heartly welcomes all the international tourists from July 15. As per the reports, this holiday hotspot will be reopening its borders in two phases. Reportedly, during the first phase, i.e., from July 15 to September 30, 2021, the island will be welcoming vaccinated travellers to enjoy resort holidays in the island. This means that from July 15, vaccinated travellers will be able to
NEW YORK HARRY POTTER INTODUCES EXCITING VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES
NEW YORK HARRY POTTER INTODUCES EXCITING VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
To all the Harry potter fans New York introduces virtual reality experiences which will start from July 15. The fans will get two options to choose from. The unique adventures will offer visitors a chance to live their Hogwarts dreams via interactive experiences set inside the newly opened Harry Potter store in New York City. The mentioned virtual experiences are : 1. Chaos at Hogwarts and 2. Wi
CHECK THESE RULES BEFORE FLYING TO
CHECK THESE RULES BEFORE FLYING TO "ANDAMAN"
Source : INDIA
New rules have been implemented in order to keep fresh corona virus infections at bay while encouraging tourism on the Indian island. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has reported quarantine guidelines for those travelling to the Andaman and Nicobar islands. According to the guidelines, all travellers flying to Andaman and Nicobar islands from the Indian mainland need to carry a negative RT-PC
ODISHA TO HAVE YEAR ROUND ECO COTTAGE FACILITATES SOON
ODISHA TO HAVE YEAR ROUND ECO COTTAGE FACILITATES SOON
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Odisha state government has started the process of setting round-the-year eco-cottages at selected destinations, following successful arrangement of world-class eco-retreat hubs in various places in the state. As per a press release, the decision was taken after a high-level virtual meeting was held on eco-tourism under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra. The Chief Secre
GOING TO VISIT BENGAL? MUST CARRY YOUR COVID VACCINATION AND NEGATIVE REPORTS
GOING TO VISIT BENGAL? MUST CARRY YOUR COVID VACCINATION AND NEGATIVE REPORTS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Tourists should carry their COVID-19 RT-PCR negative reports, or COVID-19 vaccine certificates. The authorities have made it mandatory for all the popular destinations in Bengal, including Digha and Mandarmani. “We issued a notice on Monday directing hotels not to allow tourists if they do not carry either Covid-19 test reports issued 48 hours earlier or certificates of Covid-19 vacci
POLAND, ITALY, GERMANY ADDED TO THE GREEN LIST
POLAND, ITALY, GERMANY ADDED TO THE GREEN LIST
Source : Evening Standard
Italy, Germany and Poland are among the destinations most likely to be added to the Government’s green travel list, analyst said. Robert Boyle, former director of strategy at British Airways’ parent company IAG predicted that 12 countries could be put in the low-risk tier this week. This includes nine European countries which are all “strong candida
NAINITAL ASKS THOUSANDS OF TOURISTS TO GO BACK DUE TO COVID-19 FEARS
NAINITAL ASKS THOUSANDS OF TOURISTS TO GO BACK DUE TO COVID-19 FEARS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
The Nainital administration barred nearly 5000 tourists from getting to the hill station due to overcrowding and COVID-19 fears. The authorities said that most of the tourist’s could not show their negative RT-PCR test, so they were stopped. Also, there wasn’t any parking space left in the hill station. Nainital’s Senior Superintendent of Police said that the number of tourists
DELHI HAS NEW GUIDELINES FOR DOMESTIC TRAVELLERS
DELHI HAS NEW GUIDELINES FOR DOMESTIC TRAVELLERS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Delhi government has set new guidelines for domestic travellers. The guidelines come at a time when the fear of a third wave runs high. For international travellers, the Central Government's rules shall be followed in the state. They are aimed at those entering into Delhi from other states, including those that have over 5% positivity rate. The plan is a colour coded one, which has
JAPAN TO ACCEPT VACCINATION PASSPORT APPLICATIONS FROM JULY 26
JAPAN TO ACCEPT VACCINATION PASSPORT APPLICATIONS FROM JULY 26
Source : Hindustan Times
The vaccination certificates in Japan will be official records issued by municipalities. It will show information about an administered vaccine, the vaccination date and location and personal information such as name of the traveller and passport number. From July 26 Japan will start accepting applications for vaccination passports for people who have been fully inoculated against Covid-19 to
OMAN INDEFINITELY SUSPENDS FLIGHTS FROM 24 COUNTRIES, INDIA IS IN THE LIST
OMAN INDEFINITELY SUSPENDS FLIGHTS FROM 24 COUNTRIES, INDIA IS IN THE LIST
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Oman has suspended passengers flights from 24 countries, including India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan indefinitely, as part of the Gulf nation's efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus. The flights have been suspended until further notice, and that the decision was taken as part of the country's measures to contain the Coronavirus pandemic - The sultanate’s official Twitt
START YOUR BOOKINGS TO FLY FROM DUBAI TO INDIA
START YOUR BOOKINGS TO FLY FROM DUBAI TO INDIA
Source : TIMESOFINDIA
Start booking your airline ticket for Dubai from India as airline companies in India open up for next booking from next week. Vistara is all set to fly to Dubai from Delhi at 9 pm on July 15. The flight is scheduled to arrive in Dubai at 11:20 pm local time. Other airlines such as IndiGo, and SpiceJet will also be available.   Vistara is operating four flights a week to Dubai, so
INDIA'S SECOND LONGEST EXPRESSWAY-GANGA EXPRESSWAY
INDIA'S SECOND LONGEST EXPRESSWAY-GANGA EXPRESSWAY
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
India is all set to build its second-longest expressway in Uttar Pradesh and it is being called the Ganga Expressway. The project begins from September this year and will also link the western part of the state to eastern Uttar Pradesh. As per reports,UPEDIA-(Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority) is preparing to issue tenders for the project that will link Meerut&
VERY SOON PURI RAILWAY STATION TO BE DEVELOPED AS WORLD CLASS TRANSIT HUB
VERY SOON PURI RAILWAY STATION TO BE DEVELOPED AS WORLD CLASS TRANSIT HUB
Source : The Statesman
The railway station at Puri in Odisha will be redeveloped as a world-class transit hub- officials reported. The railway station of pilgrim city Puri will be redeveloped soon. The scope of work includes the up-gradation and integrated redevelopment of the station spanning 28,574 sq m and the development of the surrounding railway land. The pre-bid meeting for this is scheduled for
INDIANS CAN TRAVEL THESE COUNTRIES FROM NEXT WEEK
INDIANS CAN TRAVEL THESE COUNTRIES FROM NEXT WEEK
Source : Hindustan Times
The countries which made a negative Covid-19 test report before entry mandatory for all travellers, including Indians. Many countries have reopened their borders for Indian tourists embarking on non-essential travel at a time when India’s weekly coronavirus (Covid-19) positivity rate declined to 2.37%, and the daily positivity rate stood at 2.42% – less than 3% -- for the 17th co
AIR TRAVEL BOOKINGS FROM NEW DELHI TO DUBAI FIRST FLIGHT EXPECTED FROM JULY 15
AIR TRAVEL BOOKINGS FROM NEW DELHI TO DUBAI FIRST FLIGHT EXPECTED FROM JULY 15
Source : ET Now Digital
Vistara will carry passengers from New Delhi to Dubai while Emirates and budget carrier flydubai are expected to re-open operations on July 16, vistara reported on the first day of their opening. Flights to Dubai from certain destinations in India may resume as soon as next as bookings have re-opened on some travel websites. Any kind of resumption of flights by the airlines between the
WHAT IS HEALTH MINISTRY CAUTIONS AGANIST
WHAT IS HEALTH MINISTRY CAUTIONS AGANIST "REVENGE TRAVEL"
Source : INDIA TODAY
The Health Ministry has expressed concern over Indians travelling to tourist spots in large numbers despite the possibility of a third wave of Covid infections. The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday expressed concern over reports of people flocking to hill stations and other tourist destinations in large numbers. Secretary (MoHFW) Lav Agarwal referred to the phenomenon as "revenge travel"
VISTARA LAUNCHES SERVICES TO
VISTARA LAUNCHES SERVICES TO "TOKYO"
Source : T3 News Network
VISTARA starts it's non-stop flights between Delhi and Tokyo Haneda. Vistara decided to fly once a week between the India and Japan using its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Under the air bubble agreement between India and Japan. Chief Executive Officer of Vistara mentioned that "We are delighted to take India's finest airplane to Japan and provide an unmatched flying experience to our cus
GERMANY LIFTS ENTRY BAN ON TRAVELLERS FROM INDIA, UK, PORTUGAL, RUSSIA
GERMANY LIFTS ENTRY BAN ON TRAVELLERS FROM INDIA, UK, PORTUGAL, RUSSIA
Source : Hindustan Times
Germany has announced to remove its entery ban on travellers from India and 4 other countries from tomorrow.  Germany has begun easing strict Covid-19-related restrictions on travellers from India, Nepal, Portugal, Russia and the UK after the country’s public health institute declared these five nations are no longer areas of “variant of concern”. Reduced travel restri
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO RE-START SERVICES TO MALDIVES FROM NEXT WEEK
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO RE-START SERVICES TO MALDIVES FROM NEXT WEEK
Source : INDIA
International flights to start services to maldives from next week. Good news to all the air passengers, who are ready to fly aboard for vacations.The international services to restart from July 15 as the island nation is reopening its international borders to many South Asian countries including India. The news was earlier that the Maldives government is about to review the situation periodi
BALI DELAYS REOPENING TO FOREIGN TOURISTS
BALI DELAYS REOPENING TO FOREIGN TOURISTS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Bali delays opening to foreign tourists until COVID-19 cases decrease significantly, said Sandiago Uno, Bali Tourism and Cultural Economy Minister. He added that they will be waiting for a more conducive situation to open the tourist hotspot again. They also mentioned that “We were targeting the end of July, beginning of August, but we just have to be mindful of where we are
INDIA'S RAILWAY MAP ENTERS MANIPUR AS FIRST PASSENGER TRAIN REACHES THE STATE.
INDIA'S RAILWAY MAP ENTERS MANIPUR AS FIRST PASSENGER TRAIN REACHES THE STATE.
Source : The Economic Times
A passenger train Rajdhani Express from Assam’s Silchar railway station - reached the Vaingaichunpao railway station in Manipur for a trial run on Friday, added state on the Indian Railways map. From the reports, the train covered the distance of 11Km between the two northeastern stations, with railway officials onboard. The train halted briefly at Manipur’s Jiribam rail
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS IN NORTH-EAST
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS IN NORTH-EAST
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
North East welcoming International Airports for better connectivity, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Jintendra Singh, Manipur, and Agartala has decided to getting two more international airports so as to have increased connectivity in the region. The northeast region is still widely left out as far as flight connections are concerned, but all that should
SIKKIM WELCOMING FULLY VACCINATED TRAVELLERS
SIKKIM WELCOMING FULLY VACCINATED TRAVELLERS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
The state government of sikkim in an order stated that fully vaccinated traveller's will now be allowed to enter the state from July 5, without having to produce a negative RT-PCR report. In the order they stated clearly that “Entry of all persons, including tourists, who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, shall be allowed entry from Melli and Rangpo check post, without RT
5 CITIES FOR THE CHEAPEST URBAN VACATION DESTINATIONS
5 CITIES FOR THE CHEAPEST URBAN VACATION DESTINATIONS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
These 5 stunning destinations will make you feel budget friendly. When the world is up again, here are the best options you can pick up to travel for your pocket-friendly destinations. A survey to find out the world's cheapest places for an urban vacation. These survey includes the top most 5 parameters,  hotel tariff, meal prices at restaurants, public transport fare, and a bottle e
UTTARAKHAND'S STUNNING VALLEY OF FLOWERS RE-OPENS FOR TOURISTS
UTTARAKHAND'S STUNNING VALLEY OF FLOWERS RE-OPENS FOR TOURISTS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Famous valley of flower's in Uttarakhand is welcoming tourists. The region has a great range of flora and fauna, also a part of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, and is a treat to visit. The stunning site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it usually opens for tourism on June 1 every year, and was delayed this year due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Uttarakhand had imposed a cu
MALDIVES TO OPEN BORDERS FROM JULY 15.
MALDIVES TO OPEN BORDERS FROM JULY 15.
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Indians have something to cheer about. Maldives will be opening its borders to South Asian countries from July 15. Tourists will be required to bring a negative RT-PCR test report - the Maldives government announced. The press conference was organised in the President's Office, where President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih made the announcement that the country will resume issuing tourist visas to So
AIR BUBBLE AGREEMENT BETWEEN QATAR, INDIA EXTENDED TILL JULY 31
AIR BUBBLE AGREEMENT BETWEEN QATAR, INDIA EXTENDED TILL JULY 31
Source : NDTV
“The Air Bubble Arrangement between India and Qatar extended for July 2021. The flights have resumed under this arrangement. Thank Civil aviation authorities and airlines on both sides for their continued cooperation in providing the requisite air connectivity,” Indian Embassy tweeted. The agreement had expired on June 30. Where India had stopped International flights after spread of&
PHUKET INTRODUCES
PHUKET INTRODUCES "PHUKET SANDBOX", A 14-DAY TRAVEL PROGRAM WITH NO QUARANTINE
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
    In an attempt to reboot tourism, Phuket has introduced a 2-week travel program named "Phuket Sandbox". This travel initiative is open to 63 countries and three territories. As per the Tourism Authority of Thailand, travellers must carry a Certificate of Entry along with insurance proof up to $100,000. The insurance money is to cover COVID-19 treatment (in case
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS SUSPENDED TILL JULY 31 - INDIA
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS SUSPENDED TILL JULY 31 - INDIA
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Scheduled international flights have been suspended till July 31, 2021.The DGCA-Director General of Civil Aviation has issued a circular regarding this. The suspension was to end on June 20, after a 15-month gap. The DGCA, also mentioned that the suspension is not applied to international all-cargo operations flights that have been approved by it and international scheduled fli
Visit Switzerland on Indian passport if you are fully vaccinated
Visit Switzerland on Indian passport if you are fully vaccinated
Source : INDIA TODAY
Indian's fully vaccinated with covid shield can enter switzerland. Switzerland government has announced easing of restrictions from June 26 it also includes travel from abroad. Entry from a country with a “variant of the virus of concern“ will also be allowed with certain conditions, which includes countries in the “high-risk” category like India.  Vaccinati
CHAR DHAM YATRA OF YEAR 2021 - UTTARAKHAND
CHAR DHAM YATRA OF YEAR 2021 - UTTARAKHAND
Source : india.com
The Char Dham Yatra of year 2021 scheduled to begin from July 1 stands Cancelled. The state's high court order, the uttarakhand government has postponed the char dham yatra with immediate effect till further orders. The development comes hours after the Uttarakhand government, despite the High Court’s order against holding Char Dham Yatra this year, made a fresh announcement stating tha
CORBETT OPENS FOR THE YEARLY TRAVEL AND TOURS
CORBETT OPENS FOR THE YEARLY TRAVEL AND TOURS
Source : Financial Express
The Corbett Tiger Reserve was opened on Tuesday for the annual tours. Five ranges of the reserve including Garjia, Birjani, Dhara-Jhirna, Dhela and Pakhron were opened this afternoon for day visits for the whole year, Corbett's director in management said.   Corbett's opening generated great enthusiasm among wildlife lovers with around 50 bookings made for the day safaris on an inau
ASSOCHAM SEEKS RELIEF MEASURES FOR HOSPITALITY SECTOR
ASSOCHAM SEEKS RELIEF MEASURES FOR HOSPITALITY SECTOR
Source : Travel Trends Today
Sharing concerns and issues of the travel and tourism industry owing to the devastating economic impact of Covid-19 on the highly job-oriented sector, ASSOCHAM has reached out to the government seeking an urgent relief package, comprising long-tenure debt restructuring and priority in vaccination of the staff in the hospitality sector as well.   In a presentation for the ministries of Touri
NEED OF QR CODE IN TRAVEL INDUSTRY.
NEED OF QR CODE IN TRAVEL INDUSTRY.
Source : Business Standard
Quick Response(QR) code is a 2-dimensional barcode designed in 1994 for the automotive industry in Japan. This matrix of squares and patterns is capable of storing lots of data such as an image file, a URL address, a PDF document, or an audio file. After scanning it allows you to access information instantly. QR is very useful in today's situation as code technology is used to strengthen heal
NEW ZEALAND TO SLIGHTLY RE-START
NEW ZEALAND TO SLIGHTLY RE-START "TRAVEL BUBBLE" WITH AUSTRALIA
Source : WION
The New Zealand government announced to restart quarantine-free travel with parts of Australia next week as it lifted COVID-19 curbs in Wellington on Tuesday. New Zealand halted its "travel bubble" with Australia on Saturday as an outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant took root in Sydney and several other Australian cities. COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins
PM MODI INAUGURATES ZEN GARDEN, KAIZEN ACADEMY AT AMA, AHMEDABAD
PM MODI INAUGURATES ZEN GARDEN, KAIZEN ACADEMY AT AMA, AHMEDABAD
Source : Financial Express
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) at Ahmedabad via video conferencing. PM Modi shared pictures of the ceremony on his social media handles as well.  Tirath Singh Rawat, Chief Minister, Uttarakhand also shared several clicks.    Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy is a symbol of spontaneity and improving relat
DISNEY WORLD GIVING AWAY FREE TRIPS CELEBRATING ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY
DISNEY WORLD GIVING AWAY FREE TRIPS CELEBRATING ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY
Source : Times of India
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, Walt Disney World has decided to offer guest free trips to the park. The anniversary will be celebrated on October 1, 2021.   For this, Disney has asked the public to nominate any US resident, who they believe is a magic maker like someone who has impacted their community through generosity, kindness and charity.    Top 50 nominees will get a ch
LINK YOUR PASSPORT WITH COVID-19 CERTIFICATE
LINK YOUR PASSPORT WITH COVID-19 CERTIFICATE
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Travellers from India who are going abroad can now be relieved as the CoWin portal is going to allow users to link the vaccination certificates to their passports. International destinations are seeking vaccination certificates as a proof of vaccination, and linking an individual’s passport number to it is an ideal step. "Now, you can update your passport number in your v
MAHAKALESHWAR TEMPLE FINALLY TO BE REOPENED ON JUNE 28TH AFTER BEING CLOSED FOR 80 DAYS DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
MAHAKALESHWAR TEMPLE FINALLY TO BE REOPENED ON JUNE 28TH AFTER BEING CLOSED FOR 80 DAYS DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Source : Financial Express
The famous Mahakaleshwar temple at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh will be reopened for devotees on Monday after a lag of 80 days, informed the member of its management committee.  The temple was shut for the public on April 9th this year following a rise in the COVID-19 infection rate. The officials said it had to be closed because of the second wave of Pandemic that broke out last year.  &
UAE SUSPENDS FLIGHTS FROM INDIA, PAKISTAN AND 12 OTHER COUNTRIES
UAE SUSPENDS FLIGHTS FROM INDIA, PAKISTAN AND 12 OTHER COUNTRIES
Source : Hindustan Times
The United Arab Emirates has put a ban on the entry of flights from India and 13 other countries, announced by the federal aviation authority on Sunday. Cargo flights, charter and business flights would be excluded from this rule.    In a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) on Sunday, the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority said flights from India, Pakistan, Liberia, Namibia, Uganda, Bangl
PRESIDENT GOES TO KANPUR ON SPECIAL TRAIN
PRESIDENT GOES TO KANPUR ON SPECIAL TRAIN
Source : THE HINDU
After age gap of 15 years President Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by First Lady Savita Devi Kovind, boarded a special train from the Safdarjung railway station on Friday to travel to his native place Kanpur. President Kovind boards a special Presidential train from Safdarjung railway station to Kanpur. The train will make two stop-overs, at Jhinjhak and Rura of Kanpur Dehat, and will reach Kanpur
When will US lift travel restrictions for Indians? US Embassy official Don Heflin answers
When will US lift travel restrictions for Indians? US Embassy official Don Heflin answers
Source : Hindustan Times
In an interview to Aditi Prasad, minister-counsellor for consular affairs in US Embassy New Delhi, Don Heflin, gave a clear view of when the United States can lift travel restrictions for India, do Indian students will need a second vaccination after reaching the United States etc. With the new academics starting in US schools and colleges in August, it is time for the last-minute
ASSAM DOES AWAY WITH COVID TEST FOR FULLY VACCINATED TOURISTS
ASSAM DOES AWAY WITH COVID TEST FOR FULLY VACCINATED TOURISTS
Source : Financial Express
People who have been vaccinated with both doses of Covid vaccine will be exempted from the mandatory testing on arrival at airports or railway stations in Assam, announced Assam Govt.    With the number of Covid-19 vaccinated people rising, Assam Government pulled out the order stating that the incoming tourists vaccinated with both doses of vaccine would not be compulsorily tested. th
AIR INDIA FLIES FROM AMRITSAR TO DUBAI WITH JUST 1 PASSENGER
AIR INDIA FLIES FROM AMRITSAR TO DUBAI WITH JUST 1 PASSENGER
Source : Financial Express
UAE - based Indian businessman S P Singh Oberoi was left surprised while travelling from Amritsar to Dubai, having the plane to himself while boarding Air India's flight from Amritsar to Dubai.    Oberoi was the only passenger on the plane's three hour flight to Dubai that departed from Amritsar around 3.45 am on Wednesday. This benefit was owing to his golden visa of Dubai all
TAMIL NADU LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS AND E-REGISTRATIONS
TAMIL NADU LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS AND E-REGISTRATIONS
Source : INDIA
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced Covid-19 lockdown extension by another week till July 5. It also announced some travel relaxations in the three categories of districts.Further travel relaxations have been allowed in category II (23 districts) and category III, which consists of Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengelpet in addition to the ones already allowed. Electricians, pl
SUSPENSION OF FLIGHTS FROM INDIA-UAE TILL JULY 21
SUSPENSION OF FLIGHTS FROM INDIA-UAE TILL JULY 21
Source : GULF NEWS
UAE's GCAA -General Civil Aviation Authority has announced that inbound passenger traffic from India would remain suspended until July 21. They also mentioned that flights from India and 13 other countries, including Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria and South Africa, will remain
VISTARA 48 HOUR SALE FOR FLIGHTS STARTS FROM AUG 1- OCT 12
VISTARA 48 HOUR SALE FOR FLIGHTS STARTS FROM AUG 1- OCT 12
Source : Business Today
Vistara runs flights in economy, premium economy and business class configurations Vistara on Thursday announced a 48-hour sale on all classes of its flights for travel between August 1 and October 12, and mentioned that the sale would end on 11:59 PM on Friday. During April and May, India and its aviation sector had been badly hit by the coronavirus infection's second wave, w
VISTADOME COACH FROM MUMBAI TO PUNE STARTS FROM JUNE 26
VISTADOME COACH FROM MUMBAI TO PUNE STARTS FROM JUNE 26
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
From June26 you will get to travel between Mumbai and Pune in Vistadome coaches. As per the reports, Central Railway will start running the Mumbai-Pune Deccan Express special train with Vistadome coach. The train will chug through the mesmerizing Western Ghats, which will offer glimpses of Matheran hill, Songir Hill, Ulhas Valley, Ulhas River, areas of Lonavala, Khandala, along with tunn
ISRAEL WELCOMES FIRST POST-COVID-19 TOUR GROUP
ISRAEL WELCOMES FIRST POST-COVID-19 TOUR GROUP
Source : Breaking Travel News
Israel has welcomed the first post covid group of tourists since the pandemic outbreak as part of the gradual reopening process for the vaccinated visitors.    The British group, flying to Israel with British Airways, consists of 30 people and will be in Israel for around 10 days, visiting famous spots like Jerusalem, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, The Dead Sea, Jaffa and more.   
LORD JAGANNATH'S BATHING RESTRICTIONS AND SECURITY TIGHTENED AMIDST COVID DREAD
LORD JAGANNATH'S BATHING RESTRICTIONS AND SECURITY TIGHTENED AMIDST COVID DREAD
Source : Financial Express
The annual bathing ceremony of the holy trinity of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath took place on Thursday without devotees and under strict Covid-19 regulations and protocols, officials said.   The 'Snana Yatra' is held on the full-moon day in 'Jyeshtha' month of the Hindu calendar, as the birthday of Lord Jagannath, ahead of the Rath Yatra.   
JAMMU & KASHMIR : AT PATNITOP TOURISTS ARE BANNED FOR USING PLASTIC AND COOKING
JAMMU & KASHMIR : AT PATNITOP TOURISTS ARE BANNED FOR USING PLASTIC AND COOKING
Source : TIMESOFINDIA
The authorities in J&K recently imposed a complete ban on lighting fire, cooking, the use of polythene and other plastic materials, and throwing of garbage at the famous Patnitop hill resort and its surrounding areas.   The ban order is to save the area from environmental hazard is given by Sher singh ,Chief Executive Officer of Patnitop Development Authority(PDA). They a
NEPAL PLANS TO RE-START INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
NEPAL PLANS TO RE-START INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
 Nepal government has finally decided to reopen the country to some international destinations after remaining closed for a while due to the Covid situations. At the same time, domestic flights will be partially resumed as well. A cabinet meeting confirmed that the country is going to permit international flights to South Korea, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Japan
GOT YOUR JAB? INDIGO IS HERE TO GIVE VACCINATED CUSTOMERS A 10% DISCOUNT
GOT YOUR JAB? INDIGO IS HERE TO GIVE VACCINATED CUSTOMERS A 10% DISCOUNT
Source : Business Standard
The country's largest domestic airline, IndiGo, has planned to avail a discount of 10% to its vaccinated customers.    Customers who have got either one or both Covid-19 vaccine doses are offered a discount of 10% on the ticket fare while booking online, from today.   The offer is available only for vaccinated customers aged 18 years and above, who are in India both at the t
AMARNATH YATRA CANCELLED ANOTHER YEAR DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC
AMARNATH YATRA CANCELLED ANOTHER YEAR DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC
Source : Financial Express
Owing to the high rising cases of Covid-19 and the severity of the pandemic, the J&K administration has decided to keep the Amarnath Yatra symbolic, for another year straight.    Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha made this announcement after discussions with members of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board and other officials. He also initiated making arrangements so that devotees can virtu
FROM JULY 1, ENTER HIMACHAL PRADESH WITHOUT E- PASS
FROM JULY 1, ENTER HIMACHAL PRADESH WITHOUT E- PASS
Source : Tribune India
In the view of the improved Covid situation, the Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday (June 22) decided to end the e-pass system to enter the state from July 1. A meeting of the state cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to review the Covid-19 situation. It was decided that from July 1, the inter-state bus service would be resumed with 50 per cent capacity, e-pa
YOGA PROGRAMMES ORGANISED AT 75 HERITAGE LOCATIONS ACROSS INDIA
YOGA PROGRAMMES ORGANISED AT 75 HERITAGE LOCATIONS ACROSS INDIA
Source : Travel Trends Today
Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C), performed yoga with other officials of Ministries of Culture and Tourism as well as yoga experts and yoga fans at the Red Fort in Delhi on the occasion of the seventh International Day of Yoga yesterday.   Patel, along with other ministers, led the drive “Yoga, An Indian Heritage” as a division of the “A
KERALA TOURISM LAUNCHES ‘IN-CAR DINING’ TO SERVE FOOD IN PARKED VEHICLES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
KERALA TOURISM LAUNCHES ‘IN-CAR DINING’ TO SERVE FOOD IN PARKED VEHICLES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Source : Outlook India
Observing health risks while eating in public spaces amidst covid 19, the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has introduced ‘In-Car Dining’ services that serve travellers food inside their vehicles.    Tourism Minister P A Mohamed Riyas has announced that ‘In-Car Dining’ will help customers remain within the parked vehicles, to where orders placed at
2021 PURI RATH YATRA TO BE HELD ON JULY 12 - DETAILS INSIDE
2021 PURI RATH YATRA TO BE HELD ON JULY 12 - DETAILS INSIDE
Source : TIMESOFINDIA
Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has finalized the date for the revered and famous Puri Rath Yatra 2021. This year, the yatra will be held on July 12 in the town of Puri with COVID-19 protocols in place. The schedule was finalized on Sunday by the SJTA. All those, including servitors who will be involved in the rituals, will have to undergo RT-PCR tests or complete two dose
FLYING MILKHA SINGH CLUB FOR ADVENTURE SPORTS INAUGURATED AT MORNI HILLS, PANCHKULA
FLYING MILKHA SINGH CLUB FOR ADVENTURE SPORTS INAUGURATED AT MORNI HILLS, PANCHKULA
Source : Financial Express
Morni Hills has been bolted to turn into a major tourist hub beginning with the preparations lately. On Sunday, the CM of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the ‘Flying Milka Singh Club’ giving a tribute to the late legendary athlete, Milkha Singh, who passed away some days back owing to Covid-19 complications.    The club- dedicated to the legendary deceased athlete,
JAMMU AND KASHMIR TOURISM ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO SET UP JAMMU AS THE ADVENTURE TOURISM HUB
JAMMU AND KASHMIR TOURISM ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO SET UP JAMMU AS THE ADVENTURE TOURISM HUB
Source : The Economic Times
The Jammu and Kashmir government is all ready to turn adventure tourism on a big scale at a major spot, Jammu, as officials declared on Saturday. The suburb offers access to several adventure activities, from the marvellous foothills of Jammu to the sky rising mountains and trails of Kishtwar, the serene lakes and rich flora of Rajouri- Poonch and the beautiful meadows of Bhaderwah and Patnitop.&n
BANGALORE TO VACCINATE THOSE GOING TO ABROAD
BANGALORE TO VACCINATE THOSE GOING TO ABROAD
Source : THE HINDU
A vaccination center will be set up on the Central College campus, Bengaluru City University from July 22,Tuesday  for people travelling abroad. It will operate between 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. "The NHM has also included workers of milk cooperative societies and cable operators in the priority list for vaccination," Those going overseas will have to show their visa, admission recei
AMENDED TRAVEL PROTOCOL IN UAE : HUGE RELIEF FOR EXPATRIATES STRANDED IN KERALA
AMENDED TRAVEL PROTOCOL IN UAE : HUGE RELIEF FOR EXPATRIATES STRANDED IN KERALA
Source : THE HINDU
The UAE authorities announced a revision in protocols for traveller's from India.  Where as South Africa and Nigeria granted permission to the residents who have received 2 doses of approved vaccines. The revised protocol notified by UAE for inbound passengers from India has given a big relief for hundreds of visa-holding Non Resident Indians stranded back home in Ke
UNIFIED STANDARD'S FOR VACCINATED AIRLINE PASSENGERS - VISTARA
UNIFIED STANDARD'S FOR VACCINATED AIRLINE PASSENGERS - VISTARA
Source : THE HINDU
Vistara Airlines will need a “unified” solution for domestic and international air travel to enable hassle-free movement for fully vaccinated passengers - Vinod Kannan (CCO of Vistara).  The comment comes at a time when the Ministry of Civil Aviation is learnt to be analyzing a proposal to put off RT-PCR take a look at necessities for absolutely vaccinated passengers for hom
FROM JUNE 21 TO RE-START 50 SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICES - INDIAN RAILWAYS
FROM JUNE 21 TO RE-START 50 SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICES - INDIAN RAILWAYS
Source : INDIA TV
Indian Railways has decided to restart services of 50 special trains which were stopped because of COVID-19 pandemic. These special trains will recommence operations from June 21. The demand of passengers has increased in recent times. The number of trains has been increased gradually. From 800 express trains which were in operation daily in the first week of June, passenger service
"GOA" to shut all the tourism activities until every adult in the state get's vaccinated .
Source : TIMES OF INDIA
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said the state will remain closed for the tourism until every adult in the state get's vaccinated. The CM added that the administration is aiming to achieve this goal by July 31. "Until we administer the first dose of vaccine, tourism will not be reopened here. Our target is to accomplish this goal by 31 July. We will consider reopening o
PATNITOP ROPEWAY OPENS AFTER A WHOLE MONTH FOR WEEKEND OPERATIONS IN J&K
PATNITOP ROPEWAY OPENS AFTER A WHOLE MONTH FOR WEEKEND OPERATIONS IN J&K
Source : Financial Express
The Patnitop ropeway in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir has started to operate on a weekendly basis following Friday, after over a month of halt owing to the Coronavirus pandemic. The 2.8 km eco-friendly cable car project by Skyview is the first of its kind leisure, lifestyle and adventure destination located within the breathtakingly beautiful and scenic beauty of nature, in the lap of the
Himachal ITC hotels added Mountain Resort named
Himachal ITC hotels added Mountain Resort named "WELCOMHOTEL TAVLEEN ,CHAIL".
Source : Times of India
 ITC’s hotel group integrates India’s renowned tradition of hospitality and warmth, with globally benchmarked facilities & services .There are over 100 hotels in 70 destinations . Now it entered into the scenic Himachal Pradesh for the 2nd time, 106 km from Chandigarh, Chail has been a popular choice among tourists for its geography and a climate that attracts travellers
ASI PROTECTED MONUMENTS TO OPEN FROM JUNE 16 2021
ASI PROTECTED MONUMENTS TO OPEN FROM JUNE 16 2021
Source : TIMESOFINDIA
Archaeological survey of India also known as ASI decided to open all the centrally protected monuments and museums from June16,2021.These monuments across India were shattered down after the hit of second wave of Covid-19 in India. After 2 months from June 16,2021 now the monuments are ready to welcome the tourists.   There are a total of 3693  monuments and 50 national galleries
SpiceJet will not charge any fees for changes done at least 5 days prior to journey
SpiceJet will not charge any fees for changes done at least 5 days prior to journey
Source : The Economic Times
officials said passengers will not be charged any fees for changing date or time in their tickets at least five days prior to the departure date. Earlier, the zero-fee was applicable only for changes done at least seven days prior to the journey, the airline’s press release said. “Under the new offering, passengers booking direct domestic flight tickets from April 17 to May 10 can en
Covid-19 negative report will be mandatory for Char Dham Yatra 2021
Covid-19 negative report will be mandatory for Char Dham Yatra 2021
Source : The Economic Times
It will be mandatory for Char Dham pilgrims from outside of Uttarakhand to carry a negative Covid-19 test report, the state tourism and culture minister said on Saturday. The yatra is scheduled to start on May 14. The minister also hinted at placing a limit on the number of pilgrims that can visit a shrine daily. “Pilgrims coming from other states to Haridwar Maha Kumbh as well as the Char
Haridwar Kumbha kicks off!
Haridwar Kumbha kicks off!
Source : Uttarakhand Tourism
The much-awaited mega event of Kumbha Mela has officially commenced in Uttarakhand's Haridwar. The event is hailed as one of the largest religious and peaceful gatherings in the world and sees enthusiasts and devotees coming in from all over the country as well as from across the world. The state has made it essential for visitors from 12 states to carry COVID negative test reports
The first space hotel of the world is all set to open in 2027
The first space hotel of the world is all set to open in 2027
Source : Space tourism
Journey to space is no longer a dream. Very soon, the general public will be able to fly to space and spend holidays and book vacations there, thanks to the Orbital Assembly's Voyager Station. The space construction firm has announced the opening of the world’s first space hotel in 2027. The Voyager Space Station is a proposed space station which aims to be the first commercial space hot
Kashmir Introduced Direct, Evening Flights
Kashmir Introduced Direct, Evening Flights
Source : Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
Tourism in Jammu & Kashmir is soon going to get a much-needed boost as direct evening flights got introduced. Night flight operations have already begun at Srinagar airport, thus allowing travellers to get into the valley at all times of the day now. This should also bring an advantage for the hospitality industry in Jammu and Kashmir. The first such flight operated by IndiGo, landed in S
Tourism Malaysia gears up for border opening, to rope in operators from Ahmedabad
Tourism Malaysia gears up for border opening, to rope in operators from Ahmedabad
Source : Malaysia Tourism
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has hit the tourism industry worldwide, Tourism Malaysia has decided to touch base with international tour operators in Ahmedabad to woo potential tourists from Gujarat to famous destinations in Malaysia once travel restrictions are eased. Currently, Malaysia is closed for foreign tourists with the exception of students and essential workers. It is mulli
IndiGo starts 14 new flights under Udan scheme
IndiGo starts 14 new flights under Udan scheme
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IndiGo on Thursday said it has started 14 new flights under regional connectivity scheme Udan from March 28 onwards. In a press release, the carrier said it has started these flights on various routes including Bhubaneswar-Allahabad, Bhubaneswar-Varanasi, Bhopal-Allahabad, Dibrugarh-Dimapur, Shillong-Agartala and Shillong-Silchar. Under the Udan scheme, financial incentives from the Centre, stat
Jammu and Kashmir to develop 7 new trekking routes in wildlife protected areas
Jammu and Kashmir to develop 7 new trekking routes in wildlife protected areas
Source : Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
Travellers on their next trip to Jammu and Kashmir will not just get an opportunity to explore more trekking routes but will also get a chance to stay at accommodations located in quaint places amidst pristine nature. Jammu and Kashmir will be developing seven new trekking routes in various wildlife protected areas and to further promote sustainable tourism, the existing infrastructure and resourc
SpiceJet introduces 'zero change fee' offer on domestic flights
SpiceJet introduces 'zero change fee' offer on domestic flights
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SpiceJet has introduced a 'zero change fee' offer under which passengers can modify dates or names on the ticket, at least seven days prior to the date of departure, without any charges. This offer will be applicable to all bookings done between March 27 and April 4 for travel period between March 27 and June 30, said the airline's press release. "The offer thus aims to extend
Jamaica seeks to rekindle the romance with new honeymoon promotion
Jamaica seeks to rekindle the romance with new honeymoon promotion
Source : Jamaica Tourist Board
Over the last year, many couples around the world had to cancel or postpone their wedding or honeymoon plans, but one thing we know is that – love is not cancelled! In the spirit of romance, the Jamaica Tourist Board has launched the ‘No Wedding, No Cry’ Jamaica Honeymoon Sweepstakes. Couples who show proof of a wedding cancellation between April-December last year can enter to
Qatar Airways to return to Mykonos as Greek tourism reopens
Qatar Airways to return to Mykonos as Greek tourism reopens
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Qatar Airways is resuming its service to Mykonos, Greece for the summer season as the destination welcomes visitors once again. The airline is planning to operate three flights a week using an A320 aircraft. The news has been welcomed by Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker. The national carrier of Qatar continues to rebuild its network, which currently stands at over 130 destina
Jersey to reopen to UK-mainland travelers from April
Jersey to reopen to UK-mainland travelers from April
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As Covid-19 restrictions ease throughout the UK, Jersey, the largest Channel Island, has announced the re-opening of its borders. Guests from the UK and Crown Dependencies will be welcome again from April 26th. Visitors do not need to complete the UK government travel declaration form for travel to the island and Jersey is not included in the UK international travel ban. Visitors will be able t
New York launches digital COVID vaccine passport
New York launches digital COVID vaccine passport
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New York starts an all new vaccine passport that will help those vaccinated to get into businesses and events. It's been called the Excelsior Pass. All you have to do is show a code on your phone, or even take a printout in order to show that you have been vaccinated against COVID 19. Or that you have tested negative for the virus recently. The Excelsior Pass will allow people to get into
DGCA approves 18,843 flights per week for summer schedule
DGCA approves 18,843 flights per week for summer schedule
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Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday said it has approved 18,843 flights per week from 108 airports for the summer schedule, which begins on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday of October. The number of flights for this year's summer schedule has been approved keeping in mind that airlines are permitted to operate not more than 80 per cent of their pre-COVID flights. "It ma
Maldivian to start first direct flight linking Mumbai-Maafaru
Maldivian to start first direct flight linking Mumbai-Maafaru
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Maldivian, the flag carrier of the Maldives, will launch its first direct flight connecting Maafaru with Mumbai, proving a boon to Bollywood, business and leisure travelers, an official said on Tuesday. Starting April 13, Maldivian will operate three flights a week on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays to Maafaru, with a flying time of around two-and-half hours. Currently, Maldivian operates three fli
Kashmir All Set For Tulip Festival
Kashmir All Set For Tulip Festival
Source : Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
Kashmir is all set to host the famous Tulip Festival that will begin from April 3 to celebrate the arrival of spring and promote tourism in the state. This six-day festival will also see a lot of cultural activities to familiarise visitors with the valley's rich old traditions. As per an official, the fest will be inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. Apart from t
Amarnath Yatra 2021: Registration of pilgrims to start from April 1
Amarnath Yatra 2021: Registration of pilgrims to start from April 1
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Registration for the upcoming annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir is going to start from April 1, an official said on Saturday. The 56-day yatra to the 3,880-metre-high shrine is scheduled to start from the twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal on June 28 and culminate on August 22. "The registration will start from April 1 for both the routes through 446
Nepal scraps quarantine policy for vaccinated tourists
Nepal scraps quarantine policy for vaccinated tourists
Source : Nepal Tourism
Nepal has introduced new travel rules for COVID vaccinated travellers, and one among them is removing quarantine policy for fully-vaccinated foreign travellers. People who have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine are not required to quarantine any more. The decision was taken to boost travel and tourism in the pandemic-hit country. As per new travel protocols, Nepal's Tourism Ministry said
Odisha's Annual Lit Fest
Odisha's Annual Lit Fest
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Kalinga Literary Festival will be held between July 31 and August 1. Keeping in mind the pandemic situation, the Kalinga Literary Festival this year will introduce  ‘KLF Bhava Samvad’ which will be held virtually. The event aims to bring together luminaries from different areas of culture, literature, business, spirituality and law.  Some of this year's names includ
JetSetGo Aviation rolls out exciting offers for Holi
JetSetGo Aviation rolls out exciting offers for Holi
Source : OT Staff
 India’s largest private jet and helicopter fleet service provider JetSetGo Aviation has rolled out some exciting offers. The company has introduced new offers on helicopter services from Delhi, Mumbai and Dehradun. Here’s the price listing for JetSetGo operational Helicopter service points. From Delhi to: Varanasi starting from Rs4,75,000 in 2.5 hours Mathura and Vrindavan st
Dominica is offering 18-month visa to remote workers
Dominica is offering 18-month visa to remote workers
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As per the latest news reports, the island nation is inviting remote workers and digital nomads to bring their work-from-home setup to the Caribbean. It recently launched Work in Nature (WIN) extended-stay visa, through which visitors can opt to relocate to Dominica for up to 18 months. Here, visitors will find cascading waterfalls, volcanoes, rain forests, natural hot water spring
Thailand to reopen Phuket to vaccinated tourists from July
Thailand to reopen Phuket to vaccinated tourists from July
Source : Thailand Torism
Thailand has permitted foreigners who have been vaccinated against Covid to enter Phuket without having to undergo mandatory hotel quarantine. Yuthasak Supasorn, the governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, who prefers to call this experiment the ‘Phuket sandbox model’, said that the exercise would begin from July onwards. By July, the authorities expect to inoculate almost 70 p
Srinagar’s Famous Tulip Garden Is Now Open To Public
Srinagar’s Famous Tulip Garden Is Now Open To Public
Source : OT Staff
Between the months of March and May, when the tulips are ready to bloom, Srinagar hosts the magical Tulip Festival on the foothills of the Zabarwan mountains overlooking the Dal Lake and located at an altitude of 5,600 ft. The 15-day festival not only hosts a variety of tulips in every colour, but has an array of blooming daffodils, hyacinths, roses, ranculi, muscaria and iris as well.  The
Haryana Government Plans to Introduce a Heli-taxi to Give Pinjore Aviation Club New Wings
Haryana Government Plans to Introduce a Heli-taxi to Give Pinjore Aviation Club New Wings
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The Haryana government plans to introduce a helicopter taxi service from Pinjore to revive its aviation club. Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar spoke with the aviation sector’s stakeholders at a high-level meeting recently of the Integrated Planning Committee. During the meeting, the CM asked the officers of the civil aviation sector to chalk out plans and prepare a feasibility repo
Snowfall in Himachal Pradesh
Snowfall in Himachal Pradesh
Source : OT Staff
Tourists in Himachal Pradesh had a pleasant surprise with unexpected snowfall. The higher regions of Himachal Pradesh witnessed heavy snowfall this week. So much so that the Atal Tunnel across the Rohtang Pass was closed off to avoid heavy traffic. Kullu, Shimla, Mandi and Chamba are among the districts that experienced heavy rainfall, snowfall and freezing temperatures. The administrative head
The Singapore Tourism Board Has Now Launched The King Of All Virtual Tours Ever!
The Singapore Tourism Board Has Now Launched The King Of All Virtual Tours Ever!
Source : Singapore Tourism
The Singapore Tourism Board is all set to launch four live streams, called Singapore by Stream, that will enable people watching from around the world to visit and experience the popular as well as hidden spots of Singapore. In this choose-your-own-adventure video, all people need to do is tell their destination and a virtual taxi will take them to their destination. Explaining the concept,
Dubai Food Festival is Back
Dubai Food Festival is Back
Source : OT Staff
For a city known for its nightlife and snazzy dining scene throbbing in its swanky hotels and malls and breathtaking architectural delights, it's only natural that one wait for its much-vaunted food festival with bated breath. And that wait is over now—the Dubai Food Festival is here to take you through the city's pulsating culinary accomplishments, from high-end dining to creative f
Jammu Tourism to Organize 'Fulkari-2021
Jammu Tourism to Organize 'Fulkari-2021
Source : Jammu Tourism
The Directorate of Tourism, Jammu is organising 'Fulkari-2021’, a festival of folk, colours and music on March 27-28. The event will showcase Jammu as a heritage, cultural, literary and pilgrimage destination of India. Explaining he said that the first day of event March 27 includes adventure activities like MTB from Surinsar to Mansar, Nature Walk, Live Painting Competition, etc. In t
Indian Railways announces more Holi Special Trains!
Indian Railways announces more Holi Special Trains!
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IRCTC Holi Special Trains: Indian Railways announces more Holi Festival Special Trains! In a bid to clear the extra rush of traffic during the forthcoming festival of Holi this month as well as to ensure better convenience to travellers, the Western Railway zone has decided to run Holi Special train services between Bandra Terminus – Jaipur, Bandra Terminus – Bhagat Ki Kothi, Surat &nd
Multi-Entry Tourist Visas For All Nationalities Approved by UAE
Multi-Entry Tourist Visas For All Nationalities Approved by UAE
Source : Emirates Tourism
As per the latest news developments, the UAE Cabinet has approved a proposal for multiple tourist entry visas for all nationalities. This move comes in the wake of reviving tourism in the Emirates. Reportedly, the cabinet also approved 'Virtual Visa', which is a new visa category that will enable people to work online from Dubai irrespective of where their office is located. As the multipl
Nature Safari, Cabin car ropeway at Rajgir to be inaugurated on Mar 26
Nature Safari, Cabin car ropeway at Rajgir to be inaugurated on Mar 26
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Nature Safari, first of its kind in the country, will be opened for the visitors on March 26 at Rajgir. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate the Safari. Besides, the much-awaited cabin car ropeway at Ratnagiri hills too will be launched on the occasion. The ropeway which will also be inaugurated by the chief minister on March 26, is an eight-seater cabin car ropeway which has been develope
Kashmir is all set to have a successful spring tourist season
Kashmir is all set to have a successful spring tourist season
Source : Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
With the opening of the historic Badamwari garden, tulip garden and shikara rides, the Jammu and Kashmir government is geared up for a successful spring tourist season. Recently, the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department had organised roadshows in different states of the country including Poona, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Jaipur, said Tourism Director Ghulam Nabi Itoo Wali Mohamad, the president of S
Lakshadweep is Launching Cruise Ship Tourism
Lakshadweep is Launching Cruise Ship Tourism
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Lakshadweep (it means "a hundred thousand islands"), India's smallest Union Territory, is planning to launch cruise tourism.   According to a report in IANS, the Home Ministry's 'action taken' report says that "the Lakshadweep administration attaches utmost importance to cruise line tourism in the islands. To develop cruise tourism in islands, the Lakshad
Air India to operate new flights to Singapore, Moscow and Brisbane from March 26 onwards
Air India to operate new flights to Singapore, Moscow and Brisbane from March 26 onwards
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Indian state carrier Air India has announced new flights to international destinations around the globe including Singapore, Brisbane and Moscow starting a week from today. The airline will operate flights between India and Singapore from March 28 to October 30, 2021, on Bengaluru-Chennai-Singapore, Mumbai-Singapore, and Delhi-Singapore sectors. The flight on the Bengaluru-Singapore route via Che
Bali may reopen to tourists in June
Bali may reopen to tourists in June
Source : Indonesian Tourism
Foreign tourists may be able to visit Bali again as soon as June under a travel corridor program to help revive the economy, according to Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno. Ubud, Sanur and Nusa Dua are major holiday spots in Bali included in a pilot project to begin receiving foreign travelers in mid-June or July, under strict health protocols, said Uno. The government may allow a charter
Disneyland to reopen its gates on April 30 with safety protocols in place
Disneyland to reopen its gates on April 30 with safety protocols in place
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Walt Disney Co. plans to reopen its two California theme parks on April 30. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, which closed their gates on March 14 last year, are among the last of the company’s properties to welcome back customers. While Disney’s Paris resort is still shuttered, the four theme parks in Florida have been open since July. Hotels in California start reopening o
Iceland has announced to re-open its borders
Iceland has announced to re-open its borders
Source : OT Staff
Iceland has announced that from the next week onwards, it will open its borders for tourists coming from outside Europe as it seeks to attract more tourists to help revive its pandemic-hit economy.  However, this applies to only those who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. Also, visitors must provide proof of vaccination with a vaccine that has been certified by the European Medicines A
After Covid hiatus, domestic cruise sector to restart by May
After Covid hiatus, domestic cruise sector to restart by May
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The New York-based Sant Chatwal Group is the latest entrant in India’s cruise industry as it unveils plans to start cruises between Goa, Mumbai, Lakshwadeep and Sri Lanka under the Cordelia Cruises brand, formerly Jalesh cruises. Cordelia Cruises has announced that it plans to start sailing from May onwards.   However, sources pointed out that India had just begun to test the waters
Good news for the city's business and industry
Good news for the city's business and industry
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After a gap of almost a year, international flight will start operating again from Diamond City. From Saturday, Air India Express started booking for Surat-Sharjah flight which will run twice in a week. The flight will operate on Monday and Thursday from the city. The operations of the flight were discontinued in March last year after Covid-19 outbreak. The flight will come from Sharjah on March
British Airways is planning to shift the aircrafts used for long-haul destinations to short-haul destinations
British Airways is planning to shift the aircrafts used for long-haul destinations to short-haul destinations
Source : OT Staff
After a long haul on travel restrictions, British Airways is all set to resume its services again. The airlines will be operating its biggest airplanes to for travellers in Europe. Due to the high demand, the airline is planning to shift the aircrafts used for long-haul destinations to short-haul destinations. Instead of one aisle, they have two and can carry twice many as people. 
Singapore may reopen borders for leisure and business travel by year-end
Singapore may reopen borders for leisure and business travel by year-end
Source : Singapore Tourism
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a TV interview he hoped Singapore would start re-opening its borders by the end of the year as more countries ramp up vaccination drives against Covid-19 infections. "I hope if that many countries can have substantial proportions of their populations vaccinated by later this year, we will be able to have the confidence and to have developed th
SpiceJet has announced night flights from Srinagar
SpiceJet has announced night flights from Srinagar
Source : OT Staff
SpiceJet has become the second airline to announce night flights from Srinagar beginning March 28. In an announcement on March 13, an airline official said that a Srinagar-Kolkata flight is scheduled from Srinagar at 7:40 pm, beginning from March 28. According to a report in Greater Kashmir, a SpiceJet spokesperson said: “This flight is scheduled and available for booking. The report
SpiceJet to add 66 new flights to domestic network from Mar 28
SpiceJet to add 66 new flights to domestic network from Mar 28
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No-frills carrier SpiceJet on Saturday said it will add 66 new flights, including additional services on certain routes, in its domestic network from March 28. These new flights, which will be operated with Boeing 737s and regional jet Bombardier Q400s, are aimed at augmenting connectivity between metro and non-metro cities as part of its enhanced network. In a bid to support the increasing trave
Rajgir zoo safari to open next month
Rajgir zoo safari to open next month
Source : Tourism of Bihar
The tourism minister of Bihar, Narayan Prasad, on Friday said that the state-of-the-art zoo safari at Rajgir, developed by the forest department, would be thrown open to the visitors next month. “Modern ropeway facilities would come up at Rajgir, Mandar Hill in Banka district, Rohtasgarh in Rohtas, Mundeshwari Hill in Kaimur district, Vanabar Jill in Jehanabad and Brahmayoni Hill, Dungeshwa
Annual Amarnath yatra to start on June 28
Annual Amarnath yatra to start on June 28
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The annual Amarnath yatra to the 3,880-metre high cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas will commence on June 28 and culminate, as per the tradition, on the day of Raskha Bandhan festival on August 22, officials said on Saturday. They said the registration process for the yatra would begin on April 1 through 446 designated branches of Punjab National Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank and YES bank
Avoiding flights for fear of Covid? This airline has Rs 299 virus test to convince you
Avoiding flights for fear of Covid? This airline has Rs 299 virus test to convince you
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SpiceJet Ltd., India’s second-largest carrier, is offering coronavirus screening to passengers for as little as 299 rupees ($4). That’s about one-third the current market rate. SpiceHealth, the unit selling the tests, has also set up mobile-testing facilities for the general public in Mumbai and New Delhi, where starting from 499 rupees, people can come in or have a sample collected f
Mauritius is offering free vaccine to long-term travellers
Mauritius is offering free vaccine to long-term travellers
Source : Mauritius Tourism
Mauritius has announced expansion of its COVID-19 vaccination programme to include long-term international visitors who are over the age of 18. Mauritius has been offering free renewable long-term visas, and has now added another perk to facilitate their stay in the island nation. Reportedly, those willing to stay longer here will be included in the said vaccination drive. Regarding the vaccine
Kedarnath Temple to reopen to devotees on May 17, Badrinath on May 18
Kedarnath Temple to reopen to devotees on May 17, Badrinath on May 18
Source : Uttarakhand Tourism
The portals of Kedarnath Temple, which was closed on November 16 last year, will be reopened for devotees at 5 am on May 17, a spokesperson of the Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board said on Thursday.  Badrinath Temple, which was closed on November 19, will reopen to devotees on May 18, the spokesperson said. Gangotri and Yamunotri temples will reopen on May 14.
Now Get Complimentary 5-Star Hotel Stay on Dubai Flight Bookings
Now Get Complimentary 5-Star Hotel Stay on Dubai Flight Bookings
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Passengers travelling to Dubai on Emirates Airlines can enjoy a complimentary 5-star hotel stay under the new list of benefits from the airlines. One can also avail special fares and free additional 10kg baggage allowance on the ticket bookings. The hotel stay will be at the 5-star JW Marriott Marquis Dubai from 15 March to 30 June 2021 for two nights for Business Travellers and one night for Econ
Thailand introduces yacht quarantine to boost tourism
Thailand introduces yacht quarantine to boost tourism
Source : Thailand Torism
Those visiting Thailand can now opt to spend their mandatory two-week Coronavirus quarantine on a yacht. Thailand is offering this option to visitors, with hope that this initiative will help bring 1.8 billion baht in yacht tourism revenue. As per the reports, those wanting to avail this option will be required to show proof of a negative PCR test, and also have their location and health monitore
Greece To Reopen To Tourists From May
Greece To Reopen To Tourists From May
Source : Greece Tourism
Tourism is a major income earner for Greece, which has led calls for an EU-wide vaccination certificate to help unlock travel. ''Greece is ready with a complete protocol for summer 2021," Theocharis said. "Tourists will be welcome if before travel they are either vaccinated, or have antibodies, or test negative. All tourists will be subject to random testing."
Hong Kong Tourism Board prepares for reopening of travel
Hong Kong Tourism Board prepares for reopening of travel
Source : Hong Kong Tourism Board
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has announced its plan to prepare for the recovery of tourism and the resumption of international travel. The short-term strategy will focus on encouraging back international visitors to Hong Kong as soon as possible.  When borders reopen and global travel resumes, HKTB will launch ‘Open House Hong Kong,’ a campaign designed to restore visitor
Tourists can now enjoy paragliding, river rafting in Himachal Pradesh
Tourists can now enjoy paragliding, river rafting in Himachal Pradesh
Source : Himachal Tourism
In a bid to promote adventure tourism in Himachal Pradesh, the authorities have allowed adventure activities such as paragliding and river rafting. Tourists visiting Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Chamba, and Shimla can enjoy these adventure activities like before at the new sites. The same has been stated by the Tourism and Civil Aviation Director Yunus. Himachal’s new scheme, Nai Raahein Nai Manzi
Thailand to cut quarantine for vaccinated foreigners to 7 days from next month
Thailand to cut quarantine for vaccinated foreigners to 7 days from next month
Source : Thailand Resume
Thailand will reduce mandatory quarantine from 14 to seven days starting April for foreigners arriving in the country who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, Health Minister Anutin Charnvirankul said on Monday. Vaccinations must be administered within three months of the travel period and travellers will be required to show negative COVID-19 test results, he said, adding that those who
Jammu and Kashmir: Footfall of 10 lakh passengers at Srinagar Airport in 4 months
Jammu and Kashmir: Footfall of 10 lakh passengers at Srinagar Airport in 4 months
Source : Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
 Flight operations had resumed in May last year after a hiatus of three months owing to the outbreak of Covid-19. However, after air traffic resumed, Srinagar Airport witnessed 61 flight arrivals during the month of May.   As per Airports Authority of India (AAI) data, the highest number of passenger footfalls at the Srinagar Airport since resumption of air traffic was 218783 in Decemb
Air India announces flights to Italy, Japan, and Toronto
Air India announces flights to Italy, Japan, and Toronto
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Air India is set to operate additional flights between India and Italy from March 31, 2021, to May 27, 2021. The carrier will fly on the Delhi-Amritsar-Rome sector every Wednesday and Rome-Amritsar-Delhi every Thursday during this period. Air India has also announced flights between India and Japan from March 30, 2021, to October 29, 2021. Flights on the Delhi-Narita route will operate on Tuesday
Kerala Tourism to consider physical KTM in August - September this year
Kerala Tourism to consider physical KTM in August - September this year
Source : Kerala Tourism
Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) Society and Kerala Tourism Department will consider holding a physical Kerala Travel Mart some time in August or September this year. Rani George, Principal Secretary - Tourism, Government of Kerala informed this at the valedictory of the first Virtual KTM that concluded on March 5.   While the state’s natural beauty, strengths in traditional health and wellne
Good News for Seychelles Lover
Good News for Seychelles Lover
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Seychelles will now be open to visitors from across the globe, irrespective of their vaccination status, from March 25 onwards. Soon after the announcement of the air bubble arrangement between India and Seychelles, Indian travellers now have reason enough to cheer. Air Seychelles has announced that it will also be starting twice-weekly direct flights on Thursdays and Sundays from Mumbai to Mahe f
Where Next? Anand Mahindra's Viral Post asking people to 'Calculate Where to Travel'
Where Next? Anand Mahindra's Viral Post asking people to 'Calculate Where to Travel'
Source : News 18
When everyone is staying at home due to pandemic, the government of various countries are issuing guidelines in order to prevent spread of Coronavirus. Various health organisations including the WHO have stated that the only prevention against COVID-19 is by avoiding exposure.   Even in such trying times business tycoon Anand Mahindra has managed to keep the spirits of people high. In the r
Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir receive fresh snowfall. Tourism from NCR on rise!
Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir receive fresh snowfall. Tourism from NCR on rise!
Source : India Today
A few high-altitude areas of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh received snowfall on Tuesday as the temperature dipped in several places in North India - Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana, even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast a decline in temperature by two to four degrees Celsius this week.   Manali recorded minus 1.5 degrees Celsius, a day receiving heavy snowfall
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