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Hardeep Singh Puri virtually flags off first flight to newly upgraded Bareilly Airport to Delhi

New Delhi: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday virtually flagged off the first flight to the newly upgraded Bareilly Airport to Delhi.

J&K Tourism Department starts Spring, Summer promotional campaign

Srinagar: Buoyant by the encouraging rush of Tourists during the winter months, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department has kick-started extensive Spring and Summer Tourism promotional campaigns across major cities of the country to pull in the massive domestic tourist market available that is keen to move out and spend holidays with their loved ones after COVID Pandemic forced people to remain indoors for months together.

One in three destinations worldwide still completely closed to international tourism, says UNWTO report on travel restrictions

Madrid/IBNS: Not only is the pandemic refusing to go away but also rearing its ugly head every now and then, jeopardising the efforts being made to restart tourism.

Seychelles opens up to tourists worldwide from March 25

The Indian Ocean island destination has announced that it will be welcoming visitors from across the globe, irrespective of their vaccination status, as from March 25, 2021. Visitors from South Africa will still not be permitted to enter Seychelles for the time being until further review.

Jammu and Kashmir to become hub of winter sports: Advisor Farooq Khan

Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Farooq Khan expressed his gratitude for making the second National Khelo India Winter Games a grand success, which was organised by Union Ministry for Youth Affairs and Sports in collaboration with J&K Sports Council and J&K Winter Games Association, held between 26th of February to 2nd of March 2021 at Gulmarg.

Jammu and Kashmir: Footfall of 10 lakh passengers at Srinagar Airport in 4 months

 Srinagar: After witnessing a lull in passenger footfalls during the last summer due to Covid 19, the Srinagar International Airport has received almost 10 lakh passengers between November 2020 and February 2021 – thanks to the revival of the tourism sector.

Belgium Intends to Lift Ban on Tourist Travel by April 1: Prime Minister

Brusseles/Sputnik: Belgium intends to lift the ban on optional, including tourist, trips outside of the country, introduced at the year start over the threat of new coronavirus strains' spread, by April 1, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said.

Saudi Tourism Authority launches ‘Journeys in Arabia’, wooes Indian tourists

New Delhi:  Saudi Arabia is a relatively new destination on the global stage. But pitching itself as the authentic home of Arabia, the country now offers unique, diverse and unparalleled experiences, a land of natural assets, rich culture and heritage and adventure.

Turkey awaits Indian tourists once flight restrictions are lifted

New Delhi: The Turkish Tourism Board in India shared that a total of 16 million International visitors arrived in Turkey in the year 2020 and the revenue that emerged from international tourism & visitors arrivals stood at $12.1 billion.  The  transcontinental country straddling Southeastern Europe and Western Asia is awaiting Indian tourists once the flight restrictions are lifted.

Austria: Finding romance in Vienna

Vienna: There's something very artistic about Vienna, the world's most liveable city. The air is heavy with music and the cobblestoned paths paved with stories of love and longing.

Australia Travel: Port Stephens- Read Now, Travel Later

Less than three-hour drive north from Sydney, Port Stephens regularly props up in the minds of the local Indian diaspora when thinking of a day trip to a nearby hideout to enjoy sea and sand. This destination is also pretty popular among overseas visitors and ranks high in almost every itinerary for anyone touring down under from India.  

Jammu and Kashmir: Gulmarg gets back sheen, hotels register full bookings till April 15 

Srinagar: In a break from the dull tourism of the past few years, the Kashmir’s famed tourist resort Gulmargdraped in snow has brought back the sheen with hotels registering full bookings till April 15. 

Jammu and Kashmir: 2-day Pahalgam winter carnival begins

  Srinagar: The popular tourist spot Pahalgam reverberated with colourful activities including cultural programmes.

Jammu and Kashmir: Night flights at Srinagar Airport likely from next month

Srinagar: The much-awaited night flight operations at the Srinagar International Airport are likely to begin next month provided the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) gives its final approval.