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Boost to the tourism sector in India! Modi govt announces this scheme for tourist guides, travel agencies; details

Coronavirus impact on tourism in India: While restrictions on travel and tourism were essential to ensure the health of the people of the country, it led to the loss of livelihood of numerous people associated with this indus

Green tourism to get a boost in Mumbai! First-of-its-kind eco-friendly forest trail to come up in Malabar Hill

To understand more about the walkway and how the plan of making it eco-friendly would be realised, Financial Express Online’s Bulbul Dhawan interacted with IMK Architects Partner and Principal Architect Rahul Kadri.

Travel rebound: 2 million people go through US airports

Mike Gathright, a senior vice president at Hilton, said the company's hotels were 93 per cent full over the Memorial Day weekend. He said the company is "very optimistic" about leisure travel over the summer and a pickup in b

Travel rebound: 2 million people go through US airports

Dwarkadhish Temple in Gujarat: A look at the history, legends and architecture of this Char Dham on India’s west coast

Temples of India: Seeming to rise from the Arabian Sea, Jagat Mandir is the main temple situated in the Dwarka city of Gujarat’s Devbhoomi Dwarka district.

World Environment Day 2021: Tourists call for sustainable travel practices to minimise harm to planet

This has been revealed in a survey conducted by digital platform Agoda, the findings of which were released in its Sustainable Travel Trends Survey to mark the World Environment Day.

As UAE, Greece open safe travel corridor, flydubai announces summer routes to Santorini, Mykonos; Check details

Apart from these two locations in Greek islands, the carrier will be operating flights to Turkey’s Bodrum and Trabzon, Tivat in Montenegro and Georgia’s Batumi.

Which countries can Indians travel to? Here’s how your global travel plans are impacted

Recently, several countries have implemented travel bans such as- Singapore, Australia, the UK, the UAE, Canada, France etc.

The flights to Maldives, US etc have now faded. (Representative image/ Reuters photo)

UAE bans travel from India from Sunday due to worsening COVID-19 situation: Reports

UAE bans travel from India: The travel ban will come into effect from 11.59 pm on Saturday, April 24, and is subject to review after 10 days, the Gulf News reported.

UAE bans travel from India from Sunday due to worsening COVID-19 situation: Reports

Impact of Covid-19 on travel and tourism sector and how SEIS can bring relief

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in 2019, India generated about 5.6 per cent of total exports revenue.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inaugurates ‘Nature Safari’ at tourist hotspot Rajgir

Nature safari includes the much talked and publicised country's first 'Glass Sky Walk' (GSW), suspension bridge, zip line cycle, adventure park, butterfly zone and nature camp area etc.

Bring The Destination Home: Meetings & social events are scheduled on online platforms, so why not travel?

Periods of adversity in human history have usually witnessed technological advances and innovations, and there are new innovations in the travel economy, too.

Kerala ranked most welcoming region in India third year in row: What works in Kerala’s favour

The ranking took into account the hospitality and friendliness of these regions.

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Gujarat Tourism: From Vocal for Local to sustainable tourism, key focus areas of Gujarat’s new tourism policy

The policy, which came into force on January 1 this year, will remain functional till December 31, 2025.

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Passport Index 2021: Germany has most powerful passport in 2021, but Belgium came out strongest during COVID-19

With the closure of borders, global mobility fell, leading to an all time low in the World Openness Score (WOS).

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Coronavirus pandemic brought tourism to its knees in 2020

While on the culture ministry front, the focus so far has been to maintain safety norms, with the ministry restricting the number of tourists visiting such sites, slowly, footfalls are expected to grow.

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ASI removes cap on number of visitors at protected monuments ahead of New Year celebrations

The move comes after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) modified its SOPs on December 18, 2020.

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Seaplane service between Ahmedabad-Kevatia to resume from December 27; booking underway- Check details

In a bid to boost tourism and travel in the state, the country's first seaplane service from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and Kevadia's Statue of Unity was commenced on October 31, 2020.

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Glass floor bridge at Rajgir to be completed by March: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also inspected zip line, zip bike and main camp area of the nature safari during his Rajgir visit.

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Rising Indian millennials impacting corporate travel

Santosh Kumar, director of Corporate Solutions for HRS in India, sheds light on how the rise of Indian millennials has changed the face of business travel

India, US ink MoU to facilitate hassle-free entry of Indians into US

India and th USA have signed an MoU, providing for expedited security clearances, and amied at faclitating hassle-free entry of Indians into the US, at selected airports

Jordan promotes food and culture in India

The Jordan Tourism Board recently launched a month-long festival and photo exhibition in New Delhi. The festival starts on June 3, 2016 at Zerzura,Qutub Hotel till July 2, 2016

Cabinet gives nod to India-Qatar MoU for tourism

The Union Cabinet chaired by the PM Narendra Modi has given its approval to an MoU between India and Qatar for strengthening co-operation in the field of tourism

ITDC posts profit for 4th consecutive year

The corporation recorded a turnover of Rs 465.69 crore whereas, profit before tax (PBT) stood at Rs 32.42 crore and profit after tax (PAT) was recorded at Rs 22.55 crore

CM Fadnavis inaugurates MTDC’s Infosys Tourism Pavilion

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated India’s first-of-its-kind project, MTDC’s Infosys Tourism Pavilion at Infosys, Hinjewadi

Four Seasons announces new private jet culinary discoveries

The itineraries are headlined by Culinary Discoveries, a journey developed in partnership with Copenhagen-based Noma, and its acclaimed head chef René Redzepi

UNWTO Europe meeting discusses digitalisation and new business models

Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, hosted representatives of 34 countries for the 60th meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Council (UNWTO) Commission for Europe

Indian visitor arrivals to UK sets record

The latest International Passenger Survey figures show visits from India to the UK in 2015 are up eight per cent, from 390,000 to 422,000, setting a new record

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