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  • Bhutan’s Eastern and Southern Dzongkhags prepare to welcome tourists

    Bhutan’s Eastern and Southern Dzongkhags prepare to welcome tourists

    In addition to the Phuentsholing gate, the government will open Samdrupjongkhar, Gelephu and Samtse gates as new entry and exit points for tourists, according to Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji, who is also the chairperson of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB).

    July 24, 2022
  • ‘Tourism has huge potential’

    ‘Tourism has huge potential’

    In a free-wheeling conversation with Anjali Bhatia he spoke about India's tourism potential and the much-debated Agnipath scheme.

    July 23, 2022
  • Nepal analysed in a few words

    Nepal analysed in a few words

    Some may wrongly believe caste no longer matters, but a cursory look at the occupants of all the top posts in the country will tell you otherwise.

    July 23, 2022
  • What all one needs for a seamless travel: Tips and tricks

    What all one needs for a seamless travel: Tips and tricks

    When we are traveling to some place away from home, we have to get out of our comfort zone to a certain degree. Also, we have to come face to face with certain experiences we are not familiar with.

    July 19, 2022
  • Akshardham Temple a heritage site and an abode of spiritualism

    Akshardham Temple a heritage site and an abode of spiritualism

    Everything in Akshardham is related to spirituality whether it is a temple, an exhibition or a garden. The spiritual foundation of Akshardham is that each soul is a divine light. Every single service can help one move towards divinity. Every prayer is a call to better you and to get closer to God. Visit Akshardham for a spiritual experience.

    July 18, 2022
  • “Tourism has a huge potential in the country”

    “Tourism has a huge potential in the country”

    Ajay Bhatt served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly before state elections in 2017. He has held several portfolios in the Government of Uttarakhand as a minister. He is one of the senior-most BJP leaders from Uttarakhand.

    July 15, 2022
  • Nepal mustn’t miss the Indian tourist bus

    Nepal mustn’t miss the Indian tourist bus

    The Indian market, accounting for 30 per cent of the total tourist arrivals to Nepal for many years, has now shrunk to 20 per cent.

    July 2, 2022
  • 1st HP mountain biking festival held in Janjehli to promote tourism

    1st HP mountain biking festival held in Janjehli to promote tourism

    As people living in villages like Janjehli needs tourism for it provides employment to the people at there own place, she said, adding winning is not as important as participating.

    June 26, 2022
  • Ongoing tourism season is “golden period” for Kashmir: LG Manoj Sinha

    Ongoing tourism season is “golden period” for Kashmir: LG Manoj Sinha

    Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday said that Kashmir was witnessing a “golden period” on the tourism front as more than 80 lakh tourists have visited the UT in the past few months, breaking all records of past 20 years.

    April 9, 2022
  • Tourist floating village launched in Dal Lake

    Tourist floating village launched in Dal Lake

    Lt General DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps and Shri Pandurang Pole, Divisional Commissioner, on Saturday dedicated the soft launch of Dal Lake’s Kachri Mohalla as Sample Tourist Floating Village to citizens of J&K.

    April 2, 2022
  • 5 tourist villages to be developed within Dal Lake

    5 tourist villages to be developed within Dal Lake

    Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta on Saturday conducted an extensive tour of interiors of Srinagar's Dal Lake and took stock of various ongoing works for the development of Model In-situ Rehabilitation and Tourist Villages.

    April 2, 2022
  • Ugly truths lurk behind tourism’s attractive face

    Ugly truths lurk behind tourism’s attractive face

    The state intervenes to acquire land in the interest of big businesses, who are attracted to set up luxury hotels and other recreational services. Consequently, the original inhabitants, dispossessed of their own land and livelihood, receive either no or inadequate compensation.

    March 21, 2022
  • Post lockdown, tourism rebooted along Goa’s beaches — and so did litter

    Post lockdown, tourism rebooted along Goa’s beaches — and so did litter

    A recent study conducted by multiple research agencies, has outlined just how the lifting of travel restrictions and resumption of mass tourism has led to copious quantities of garbage being dumped back on to the beaches and the seas alongside, with the increased footprint of locals as well as tourists on the state's eight popular beaches post lockdown.

    March 20, 2022
  • 5 Interesting things to do in PORT BLAIR

    5 Interesting things to do in PORT BLAIR

    There are plenty of things to do in Port Blair from discovering a rich tribal culture to exploring shorelines and islands and picking up coral artefacts at Aberdeen Bazaar.

    March 14, 2022
  • 2022 to be year of Kerala Tourism: Teja

    2022 to be year of Kerala Tourism: Teja

    With the pandemic-caused international travel restrictions being lifted, Kerala is in a resurgent mode now and the recently launched products will woo travellers from both inside the country and outside, the State Tourism Director said.

    March 8, 2022
  • Raise tourism GST concerns with GOM: FAITH

    Raise tourism GST concerns with GOM: FAITH

    FAITH mentioned that since the Indian tourism, travel and hospitality industry is just starting to come out of its worst phase, this is the right time to incentivise both tourism demand and tourism supply through rationalisation of GST measures.

    February 24, 2022
  • Emerging unique travel sentiments in 2022

    Emerging unique travel sentiments in 2022

    With this shift, the new trends are likely to showcase what travel is like in a post-pandemic era and are probably here to stay for the next few years. However, it is imperative to follow all safety precautions while travelling.

    February 7, 2022