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Shahi snan in Haridwar: Lakhs ignore Covid concerns to take holy dip

The 'royal bath' marked Mesh Sankranti and Baisakhi, and fell two days after a similar convergence of 'sadhus' and other devotees for the second shahi snan -- events where following social distancing

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Six trends in 2021: Travel comeback story during the Pandemic

The travel industry is full of ingenious professionals with technological abilities to help businesses plan a safe return to travel for their employees.

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Kumbh Mela: Lakhs take dip in Ganga on Shahi Snan amid rising coronavirus cases

Amid rising coronavirus cases in the country, thousands of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas flouted COVID-19 norms and converged at Har Ki Pairi in Haridwar for a holy dip in the Ganga during

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Meal services banned in domestic flights under 2 hours

Airlines are not permitted to serve meals in flights that have a duration of less than two hours, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Monday, as coronavirus cases continue to soar in the country.


Online registration for Amarnath Yatra to begin from April 15: Official

The CEO said health certificates issued by doctors and medical institutes authorised by the concerned state government and union territory administration after March 15 shall be accepted.

Coronavirus second wave: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams suspends darshan to all temples, including Lord Balaji temple

Under normal circumstances, the Lord Balaji temple witnesses an annual footfall of 3 to 4 crore.

Stay in Rishikesh: Affordable accommodations continue to be a favourite among backpackers

From the time when lockdowns began to ease, Rishikesh has consistently been ranked among the most popular weekend getaways for Indian travellers

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Kumbh Mela 2021: AI-enabled cameras to help Uttarakhand Police track Covid-19 violators

The installed cameras have also been enabled with an AI technology to send an alert when overcrowding is observed at crucial sites of the procession including Subhash ghat, Brahmakund, Malviya Dweep a

113 days on, Dudhwa officials remove nylon rope around tiger’s neck

Forest Department teams removed a piece of a nylon rope around a tiger's neck, 113 days after the animal was spotted with it in the Kishanpur sanctuary area here.


Can’t go golfing? Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island brings virtual tour

All gold enthusiasts can witness golfing with “an exceptional view of the gulf” along with experiencing some of the unique traditions of the game.

India has finalised air bubble pact with Sri Lanka: Aviation Ministry

With this, India now has such pacts with 28 countries, including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, the Maldives, Nigeria, Qatar, the UAE, the UK and the USA.

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.

Here’s why Residence concept is gaining popularity in India’s hospitality sector

Due to the Covid-19 situation, guests are looking to serviced apartments as it gives them peace of mind; because supplies, safety and security are guaranteed coupled with a hotel experience.

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New Zealand bans travel from India: These countries may follow suit

The immediate trigger for New Zealand was tracing 23 positive Coronavirus patients from near its borders, out of whom 17 had arrived in the country from India on Thursday.

Mumbai heritage: Virtual events to raise awareness about Maximum city’s culture, traditions

In order to maintain the cultural heritage of the city, a live music concert is being organised aiming to create awareness regarding the traditions in Mumbai.

Vaccines for tourism professionals, promoting weddings and rural culture could revive Rajasthan tourism: FICCI

Minister of State for Tourism Govind Singh Dotasra on the occasion highlighted that the state government considered tourism as one of its most crucial priorities and had budgeted an unprecedented amou

New Zealand temporarily suspends travel from India to combat surge in COVID-19 infected travellers, says Jacinda Ardern

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced that New Zealand will temporarily suspend the entry for all travellers, including its citizens, from India for about two weeks from April 11 due to

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India’s domestic air passenger market may double by 2030 from pre-pandemic level: Boeing

Indian airline companies, just like their global peers, have been badly hit due to the pandemic-induced crisis. To survive these tough times, all Indian carriers took cost cutting measures like firing

India's civil aviation industry will require nearly 90,000 new pilots, technicians and cabin crew personnel during the 20-year forecast period, with a growing number of women choosing to pursue aviation careers, he said.

Rise of wellness tourism in Maharashtra

India, being a hub of holistic streams of medicine such as Ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy and Tibetan medicine, stands to gain with this trend. International travelers with wellness (or health) in

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Beware of violating COVID-19 norms at Delhi airport! Government imposes Rs 2,000 fine on violators

Over the past few days, with the national capital recording upwards of 4,000 cases on Sunday, several air travellers have been complaining that COVID-19 prevention norms like wearing face masks and ob

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SJTA issues new SOP: Jagannath temple to remain open from Monday to Saturday

In view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) issued fresh Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Saturday as per which the 12th century shrine will r

Good news for air passengers! IndiGo offers door-to-door baggage transfer service in these cities

The facility will help passengers transfer their luggage hassle-free from one destination to another with added assistance inside the terminal.


Almost 65 pc Indians intend to travel for leisure, adventure in 2021: Survey

Mirroring and supporting this trend, India is already seeing the advent of several backpacking hostels, budget-friendly work-centric rentals, campervans and workation packages, it added.

As Covid cases spiral, random tests for domestic passengers on arrival at Delhi airport

Delhi Airport Authority will conduct random tests on domestic passengers coming from states with concerning figures of Covid-19 cases, starting from Wednesday.

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IndiGo starts 14 new flights under Udan scheme

Under the Udan scheme, financial incentives from the Centre, state governments and airport operators are extended to selected airlines to encourage operations from unserved and underserved airports, a

Boost to cruise tourism! State-of-the-art cruise between Surat and Diu flagged off; Check details

During the launch, Union Minister Mandaviya said that cruise tourism and its development has been among the top focus of the Centre.

Medical Tourism in Maharashtra’s set to witness boom post Covid-19

Favourably positioning itself as a leader in healthcare services open to all, the State of Maharashtra is working towards guiding hopeful patients towards a better clinical outcome.

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