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Contactless vacations within driving distance the new choice

Contactless vacations within driving distance the new choice

After a long stretch of staying-at-home, consumers are quick to show willingness to go out and travel again, albeit within driving distance and with all necessary precautions.

International flights to remain suspended till July 31

International flights to remain suspended till July 31

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular on Friday extending the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till July 31.

Virtual Travel is now the new normal

Virtual Travel is now the new normal

Travel is one of the most rewarding and enriching adventures one can indulge in. Every year, travel enthusiasts from across the world plan their trips well in advance to ensure that they don't miss out on a single opportunity to make the most of the world's beauty. However, the Covid-19 pandemic washed off all itineraries and cancelled plans that travellers were eagerly looking forward to.

Indian tourism industry goes into a state of shock and disbelief'

Indian tourism industry goes into a state of shock and disbelief'

In an uncharacteristic response from an industry body which tend to be mellow in their take on government policies, the Federation of Associations in the Indian Tourism & Hospitality, said on Sunday that the Indian tourism industry has "gone into a state of disbelief and shock".

70% Indians to avoid public transport, 62% to ditch Ola, Uber: Survey

70% Indians to avoid public transport, 62% to ditch Ola, Uber: Survey

Once the lockdown ends, more than 70 per cent Indians would avoid public transport while 62 per cent indicated to avoid cab-hailing apps like Ola and Uber, a new survey revealed on Friday.

Shikarawallahs struggling for survival in Kashmir

Shikarawallahs struggling for survival in Kashmir

Kashmir has seen two successive lockdowns in less than a year dealing a major blow to the economy, and among the worst sufferers are the houseboat owners and 'shikarawallahs, who are now pinning hope on the Centre's economic package to help them tide over the crisis.

Resuming tourism activities to take more time: Goa CM

Resuming tourism activities to take more time: Goa CM

Goa, which is already a designated green zone with no active COVID-19 case, is ready to welcome tourists, but considering the situation in many parts of the country re-starting tourism activities will take some time, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.

Great Wall of China partly reopens to visitors

Great Wall of China partly reopens to visitors

The famous Badaling section of the Great Wall of China partly opened on Tuesday, after being closed for almost two months due to the coronavirus pandemic which originated in the Asian giant last december.

Nepal Mountaineering Association calls for cleaning up Everest

Nepal Mountaineering Association calls for cleaning up Everest

With the cancellation of all spring mountaineering expeditions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) on Sunday urged the country's government to utilize this opportunity to clean Mount Everest.