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UNGA president says tourism ‘intrinsically susceptible’ to climate shocks, political unrest, pandemic threat

The President of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday highlighted the urgent need to boost sustainable and resilient tourism practices to protect the environment while continuing to benefit local economies.

Ford's Theatre: Of President Lincoln and the Man Who Killed Him

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865 (he succumbed to the bullet wound of the previous night on April 14) at the Ford's Theatre in Washington DC by stage actor John Wilkes Booth. Sujoy Dhar visits the Ford's Theatre museum ahead of yet another death anniversary of the US president whose resolve to end slavery cost him his life. 

Resort Island – Mauritius

Located around 2000 km off the southeastern coastline of East Africa, Mauritius is an Indian Ocean volcanic island, which boasts of a natural setting perceived by American writer Mark Twain to be better than paradise. 

Singapore Tourism Board and MakeMyTrip ink year-long strategic partnership

Kolkata: Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and MakeMyTrip have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote Singapore as a key destination for Indian travellers.

Lahaul Spiti district administration directs tourists, locals to avoid unnecessary travel

Lahaul Spiti district administration cautioned tourists and local people to avoid unnecessary travel as there is a high probability of avalanches in the Lahaul Valley.

Hotel Richer de Belleval: Where luxury meets bistronomy in southern France city Montpellier

When the Uber driver dropped us off on the main street of Monpellier driving through the iconic city gateway that is Porte du Peyrou, I thought my five-star hotel was just around with some impressive portico.

The Frankfurt Marriott: Germany's tallest hotel is a smart pick for leisure and work visits

When I checked in at The Frankfurt Marriott Hotel this February, the dawn was breaking. From the window of my 28th floor room, a vast canvas of Frankfurt was unfolding with the gradual onset of the sunlight.

Chicago paints the city green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Throngs of revelers, comprising both locals and tourists, sporting the signature gears and cheering lustily, painted the windy city on Saturday in the colour of St. Patrick's Day as the Chicago River bled emerald green after the river dyeing, a tradition since 1962. 

British Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Fleming says India forecast to be a billion-dollar visitor market for UK from 2025

British Deputy High Commissioner to East & Northeast India Andrew Fleming on Friday stated that India is one of the most important inbound visitor markets for Britain which is forecasted to touch a billion-pound (billion dollar) visitor market for the UK from 2025.

Madhya Pradesh Tourism board signs agreement with MakeMyTrip, redBus

Madhya Pradesh government said it has signed an agreement with MakeMyTrip and redBus to foster sustainable tourism development and promote the state as a 'premier' tourist destination.

Uber teams up with AAI to elevate Airport Travel Experience in Kolkata

Kolkata: Ride-hailing app Uber Thursday announced a partnership with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport in Kolkata, West Bengal.

UN aviation agency says air travel boom erases COVID dip

The UN aviation agency on Wednesday announced that air traffic levels were operating at around two per cent above their high in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic grounded much of the world’s population in lockdown.

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives gets new Director of Sales

Zakwan Ahmed has joined Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives as its Director of Sales, bringing with him 15 years of extensive experience and expertise in the Maldivian hospitality industry

Saudi Arabia aiming to attract 7.5 mn Indian visitors by 2030

Alhasan Aldabbagh, President - Asia Pacific, Saudi Tourism Authority, has said  Riyadh aims to attract 7.5 million Indian visitors by 2030.

Akasa Air to start international operations with Mumbai-Doha flights

Mumbai: Budget airline Akasa Air on Friday announced its plans to enter the international market by launching flights to Doha as its first destination, starting on March 28, 2024.