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COVID-19: Tourists to be allowed to enter J&K UT from July 14, guidelines released

Jammu/UNI: To revive the tourism activities, Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday issued guidelines for the tourists to be allowed to enter the Union Territory in a phased manner from July 14.

UN World Tourism Organization marks reopening of tourism in Europe with official visit to Italy

Rome/IBNS: Led by Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, members of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are on an official visit to Italy as the country joins hands with the global body to restart tourism in Europe in the post pandemic phase.

Private Travelling: How It Is the Need of The Hour?

The outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic set into motion several changes in our lives. Social distancing and lockdown altered our daily routines. While the lockdown is lifted, social distancing will continue to be the norm until a definite cure for the virus is discovered. As the illness gets contracted with coming in touch with infected people or surfaces, it is vital to take all safety precautions. While travelling, you must continue to follow distancing as a norm. The day to day travelling, involving going to the airport should not be made using public transport. There are car rental services providing airport drop Bangalore option with the self-driving alternative.

Covid-19 Lockdown hits Tourism sector; Taj Mahal worst affected

Agra/UNI: Two-month long lockdown seems to have hit the Tourism sector the most in the country and its revival looks distant.

World slowly starts travelling again: UN Tourism Organization

New York/IBNS: After months of lockdowns, countries are cautiously starting to ease travel restrictions put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, according to research published Monday by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, stressed "the need for vigilance, responsibility and international cooperation as the world slowly opens up again."

World Tourism comes to a halt as 100% of countries impose travel restrictions

Madrid: COVID-19 has placed the whole world on lockdown, with new research from the World Tourism Organization showing that 100% of global destinations continue to have restrictions on travel in place, and 72% have completely closed their borders to international tourism.

Indian tourism body appeals for state specific tourism revival packages, tax benefits

Delhi/IBNS: Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) has come up with some pertinent data that reveals the dire situation facing the sector owing to to the Covid-19 crisis and requested the chief ministers to come up with state-specific tourism recovery packages.

Tough times for tourism, but UN travel organization predicts holiday traffic will return

New York/IBNS: Tourism may have been brought to a near-standstill by COVID-19, but the industry – which accounts for 10 per cent of global GDP – finds itself in a unique position to help put the global economy back on its feet, once the pandemic has passed.

Kerala sees spurt in domestic tourism numbers, holds pan-India campaign to showcase the state's attractions

Kolkata/IBNS: Kerala Tourism, which saw a 16 per cent rise in domestic tourist numbers in the first three quarters of 2019 is holding a pan India campaign.

Asia-Pacific becomes largest destination and source of foreign direct invstment

Bangkok/IBNS: For the first time, the Asia-Pacific region has become the largest destination and source of foreign direct investment (FDI) globally, according to a new report launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

Eco Adventure Resorts opens at Bada Bungalow Temi Tea Gardens in Sikkim

Kolkata, Aug 27 (IBNS): The first-ever Public Private Partnership of the Sikkim Government in Eco Adventure Tourism sector opens at the Temi Tea Estate with the inauguration of the Eco Adventure Resorts at Temi Tea Estate in Sikkim where a heritage structure, Bada Bungalow, has been transformed into a Eco Adventure Hub which  has 5 rooms along with 7 cottages, a view desk and a casino lounge. 

Holiday planners and tourists flock to the 30th edition of TTF Kolkata

Kolkata, July 16 (IBNS): The Travel and Tourism Fair, popularly known as TTF, returned to the city of its origin, Kolkata, with the three-day annual edition.

What Factors to consider when comparing Travel Insurances

Selecting the correct travel insurance plan for you and your family is as important as selecting which doctor to go to for medical treatment. It affects things in the larger scheme of things and is not a decision that should be made in haste. It protects you from unforeseen events and ensures that you travel stress free and make the most of your experience while visiting a place. However, how do you select the plan that is best for you? There are a lot of international travel insurance plans available which one can read through, analyze, compare and make a decision on your own. To do this, you must know the factors that you must consider while comparing different plans.

Nearly 1.4 million tourists visited Uzbekistan in the first quarter this year

Tashkent, Apr 26 (IBNS): The number of tourism organizations in Uzbekistan increased by 111 in the first quarter this year, according to media reports.

Kashmir: Tourism Department to run Musical Fountain, laser show in Dal Lake thrice every day

Srinagar, Apr 13 (UNI) With an overwhelming response from the locals and the tourists, the Tourism Department on Saturday decided to run Musical Fountain and Laser Show in Dal Lake thrice every day.