January 23, 2022 14:32 (IST)
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PM Modi to interact with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees tomorrow | India's 'tallest man' Dharmendra Pratap Singh joins Samajwadi Party ahead of UP polls | At 3.33 lakh new Covid-19 infections, India witnesses marginal drop in cases from yesterday | New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern calls off her wedding after new Covid rules amid Omicron rise | PM Modi pays homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary

Air India curtails flight operations to US owing to deployment of 5G communications

New Delhi/IBNS: Air India on Tuesday informed that it has curtailed its operations to the USA from India in view of the deployment of 5G communications by the United States.

Amid high-rise in omicron cases, J&K's travel industry witnesses growth

Srinagar/IBNS: At a time when the tourism history has been hit hard by omicron, the passenger footfalls at the Srinagar International Airport and the Jammu Airport witnessed a considerable growth.

SriLankan Airlines, American Airlines re-establish codeshare agreement

Colombo: SriLankan Airlines has announced the reinstatement of its codeshare arrangement with American Airlines made in December, to proliferate connectivity and travel destinations across North America and Europe.

Southern Railway requires EMU train passengers to be inoculated

Chennai/UNI: Southern Railway has made it compulsory for passengers to be fully inoculated before travelling in suburban Electric Multiple (EMU) trains with effect from Jan.10.

'4.5 lakh tourists visited Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam in 2021'

Pahalgam/Gulmarg: The week-long Pahalgam Winter Carnival organised by the Tourism Department concluded here today with the celebration of the New Year.

Eat, Drink, Play, Shop and Stay in Santa Monica

Just 20 minutes from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Santa Monica is a quintessentially Southern California beach city that stretches out over eight-and-a-half square miles on the Pacific Coast Highway. While striking the perfect balance of seaside charm and the west coast cool vibe, Santa Monica offers a variety of experiences for all travellers including beach lovers,adventure and thrill seekers, families, honeymooners, culinary enthusiasts and much more.

7-day mandatory home quarantine for passengers arriving in Mumbai from UAE

Mumbai/IBNS: All international passengers arriving from the United Arab Emirates to Mumbai will have to undergo a mandatory seven-day quarantine, the city's civic body said on Wednesday.

Tourists stranded in Darjeeling, Sikkim owing to snowfall; Army, police start rescue op

Darjeeling/UNI: As a thick layer of falling snow covered the upper regions and the famed tourist resort Darjeeling town in northern West Bengal itself, the district police on Wednesday issued a travel advisory saying driving on the roads could be hazardous, given the adverse weather conditions.

Jammu and Kashmir Forest Department eyes eco-tourism promotion

Jammu: Eying ecotourism promotion, the Forest Department hosted a one-week training for its staff manning forest huts in hospitality trades including housekeeping, catering, and front office management.

Why Sharjah can be on your holiday bucket list this festive season

The holiday season is an exciting time to plan a memorable family vacation. Sharjah is a beautiful gem in the United Arab Emirates that is ideally located if you are looking for a quick, affordable and hassle-free getaway from India. Here is a fun-filled three-day itinerary that encompasses the city, beach and desert.

As tourism opens, Turkey conducts FAM trip for Indian Travel Agents

The Turkish Culture and Tourism Office in India recently organized a FAM (familiarisation) trip for a group of travel agents from the western India region to Turkiye.

Sikkim bans foreign travellers from entering the state until December 15

Gangtok/IBNS: The tiny Himalayan state of Sikkim has announced that it is stopping the issuing of permits for foreign visitors in view of the concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.

SriLankan Airlines continues to consolidate operations to pre-COVID-19 levels with India

New Delhi: SriLankan Airlines has assured Indian travellers that the airline is committed to increase the flights to destinations that were temporarily halted due to the pandemic, restore operations to pre-COVID-19 levels, and offer Indian travelers a wide range of  connections to Sri Lanka.

Coronavirus pandemic could cost global tourism $2 trillion this year

New York: The coronavirus pandemic will likely cost the global tourism sector $2 trillion in lost revenue in 2021, the UN's tourism body said Monday, calling the sector's recovery "fragile" and "slow."

US, Australia ban entry to travellers from South Africa amid Covid-19 variant 'Omicron' scare

Washington/UNI: The United States and  Australia have issued official orders restricting travel from South Africa amid the growing concerns of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.