June 27, 2022 02:29 (IST)
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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.

Thar Unplugged: India's first desert botanical resort near Jodhpur beckons tourists

The golden beauty of Thar desert in Rajasthan is well known. So are the tourist magnets like India's blue city Jodhpur and golden city Jaisalmer.

New Zealand to reopen to vaccinated visitors from next year

Wellington/IBNS: New Zealand has announced its plans to reopen borders, which have been closed for more than a year and a half due to Covid-19 outbreak, to fully vaccinated visitors from April next year.

AirAsia India resumes inflight food & beverage service on all routes

Mumbai: AirAsia India is resuming inflight food and beverage service across all its routes as of Friday in line with  relaxations in the Covid19 regulatory guidelines issued by the government on Nov 16, which had earlier restricted meal service on flights less than 2 hours.

This weekend check out Bandel, your budget getaway from Kolkata

It’s that time of the year that witnesses a surge in picnics, outings and short trips in this part of the country, mostly due to the weather- which gets progressively better for outdoor activities- and partly because the year is about to end, heralding a fresh start.

No quarantine in Turkey for 13-18 aged Indian travellers with negative PCR test

After the acceptance of Covaxin, post the nod of the Indian vaccine from WHO, Turkey now curbs the mandatory quarantine for travellers between the age of 13 to 18 years of age.

Fully vaccinated Indians will be allowed to enter Singapore without quarantine

Singapore/IBNS: Singapore has announced to allow fully-vaccinated Indians to the country without quarantine.

Jammu and Kashmir: Zoogu-Khairan tourist village inaugurated 

Budgam: A tourist village in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam, named ‘Zoogu-Khairan’, was inaugurated on Saturday, media reports said.