October 24, 2020 14:49 (IST)
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Brand USA and Airbnb Launch USA Country Collection of Online Experiences

Did you know that you can enjoy unique cultures and cuisines, and know about people and lifestyle, from across the United States, sitting at home?

Termination of Howra-Kalka train in Chandigarh can badly hit tourism: Association

Shimla/UNI: State Tourism Stakeholders Association expressed anguish over Indian Railway's alleged move to shut Howrah-Kalka Mail and termed it a major blow to the interest of Northern Himalayan state and Shimla tourism circuit.

Lufthansa cancels India-Germany flights till Oct 20 over clash with govt

New Delhi/IBNS: German airlines Lufthansa has cancelled all flights to India between Sept 30 and Oct 20 following a clash with the government over the number of flights it is allowed to operate at present.

Kolkata residents can book a staycation at ITC Royal Bengal this festive season

Kolkata/IBNS: If you are one of those keen to escape the pandemic induced confinement at home this festive season but not sure if you want to travel yet, there is good news from ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata.

Sri Lanka eyeing 7 million tourists by 2025

Colombo/Xinhua: Sri Lanka's new government has set a target of attracting seven million tourists annually to the island country by 2025 and earn 10 billion U.S. dollars in revenue from the tourism industry, Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said here Tuesday.

Australia’s famous rugby tournament 2020 State of Origin scheduled for November

Adelaide/IBNS: With the world adjusting to the new normal after the pandemic crisis, the sporting world is trying to bounce back with tournaments.

South Australian Tourism Commission strategizing to reopen tourism in the post pandemic phase

Adelaide/IBNS: South Australia (the state occupying the southern central part of Australia) is looking forward to easing of border restrictions and restart of tourism in the post pandemic phase.

Jammu and Kashmir tourism department hosts events to mark World Tourism Day

Srinagar: The Tourism Department of Jammu and Kashmir conducted several events in Srinagar's Dal Lake on Sunday to observe World Tourism Day.

Botswana removes travel restrictions for local holidaymakers

Gaborone/Xinhua: Botswana will allow local holidaymakers to travel within zones during the coming Independence Day holiday in an effort to boost local tourism that has been heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, official said on Saturday.

On the trail of Buddha

Deepankar Aron has been on a discovery route looking for the Buddhist connection binding India, China and the Far East. His new book On the Trail of Buddha is the culmination of those travels. The author speaks to Ranjita Biswas on his experiences

Jammu and Kashmir: NGO Wath Haawuk conducts trek to Tulain Lake

Srinagar: A trek to Tulian Lake in Pahalgam was organized by Wath Haawuk on Sept 20. 

SpiceJet to connect Darbhanga with Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru with daily flights

Gurugram/IBNS: India's private airline SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

Mozambican tourism sector sees 3,000 employees back to work

Maputo/Xinhua: Some 3,000 workers from the country's tourism sector have already returned to work after months of hiatus due to COVID-19, Mozambique's national radio station RM reported on Sunday.

Uzbekistan to resume int'l tourism next month

Tashkent/Xinhua: Uzbekistan has allowed tour operators to organize group tours for foreign citizens to visit the country from Oct. 1, the country's special commission on COVID-19 said Friday.

SpiceJet launches dedicated cargo services to various cities in the North East

Gurugram: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the largest air cargo operator, has launched 14 new cargo flights to and from North Eastern India using its Bombardier Q400 freighters thus ensuring unparalleled connectivity with the rest of the country.