May 16, 2021 19:52 (IST)
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Delhi extends lockdown to curb Covid spread by another week | Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Covid facility of govt hospital at late night | Congress MP Rajeev Satav dies of Covid-19 | India records 3.29 fresh Covid cases, 4,077 deaths in last 24 hours | Veteran journalist Sunil Jain passes away, PM Modi condoles

Jammu and Kashmir: LG Manoj Sinha announces Rs. 3 crore relief package for COVID-19 hit tourism sector

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday announced a Rs. 3 crore relief package for people associated with the tourism sector.

GoAir becomes GoFirst, embraces Ultra-Low-Cost Airline approach

Kolkata/IBNS: Go Air, one of the fastest-growing airlines in India, has revamped to become Go First.

Etihad Airways introduces Verified to Fly travel document initiative

Abu Dhabi: From 12 May 2021, travellers flying from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will be able to validate their Covid-19 travel documents before arriving at the airport. Guests can arrive at the airport with confidence and with peace of mind, knowing they have met all essential requirements before their flight. 

Airline major Vistara to fly Delhi-Tokyo from June 16

New Delhi/UNI: Vistara, a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, on Monday announced special, non-stop flights between Delhi and Tokyo starting June 16.

National Park Week in USA: A list of the parks for your post-pandemic bucket list

The United States of America has a rich outdoor heritage of over 60 national parks that attract millions of visitors each year. In 2019 itself, more than 327 million people visited the parks to immerse themselves in natural beauty. To honor these national parks and the myriad experiences they have to offer, National Park Week 2021 was celebrated from April 17-25th.

Cathay Pacific undertakes delivery of emergency medical supplies to India

New Delhi/INS: With India facing grave medical crisis, Cathay Pacific Cargo is flying vital relief shipments to India.

IP is a key tool in promoting tourism business in the new normal say experts

Madrid/IBNS: Intellectual Property (IP), such as trademarks, geographical indications, copyright, design or patents, etc. help a business create a distinctive identity in the market.

Malaysia to ban flights from South Asian countries

Malaysia, a Southeast Asian country, plans to ban the entry of nationals from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. The country has already banned flights from India, reported Dhaka Tribune.

Domestic air passenger traffic moves down by 29 pc in Apr: ICRA

New Delhi/UNI: As a result of second wave of Covid-9 Indian carriers hit turbulence in April 2021 with a sharp decline in the number of flyers, said ICRA, the investment information and credit rating agency, today.

Award-winning film debuts on GoUSA TV on National Parks Adventure’s 5-yr anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C: Five years after its premiere, National Parks Adventure—Brand USA’s first film for IMAX® and giant-screen theaters—is now available on GoUSA TV in time to commemorate National Park Week 2021 (April 17-25), a special time to celebrate U.S. national parks and programs across the country.

Turkey to exempt restrictions for foreign tourists

New Delhi: Turkey, which is under lockdown since April 26, has decided to exclude foreign travelers from curfew, who are in the country for tourism. The lockdown will last until May 17th to curb a surge in corona virus infections in the country.

Singapore restricts entry to travellers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Singapore has refused to allow entry to all those who have recently traveled to Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, beginning May 2, following a huge spike in COVID-19 cases in these South Asian nations, the sovereign island-city state said in a notice.   

Seychelles to allow entry to vaccinated visitors from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

Victoria: In the wake of the ongoing rise of COVID-19 outbreak in the Asian Subcontinent, Seychelles has issued new travel measures for Indian visitors in a press conference held recently in the island nation.

Spain to impose 10-day quarantine for arrivals from India

Madrid/UNI: Travelers arriving in Spain from India will be subject to a 10-day quarantine starting from May 1.