Articles about Travel And Tourism

Tharu tribe-dominated village along Indo-Nepal border to become tourism spot

22 Jul 2021

Tharu tribe-dominated village along Indo-Nepal border to become tourism spot

A Tharu tribe-dominated village along the Indo-Nepal border in Bahraich will be developed as a tourist destination under the Uttar Pradesh government's One District, One Eco-Tourism Spot scheme, a forest official said on Thursday.

Few ways in which you can make eco-friendly travel decisions

16 Jul 2021

Few ways in which you can make eco-friendly travel decisions

Given that global warming and climate change are already happening, it's important to choose environmental-friendly and sustainable ways of living.

Goa Tourism Department calls Marathas 'invaders,' apologizes soon after

02 Apr 2021

Goa Tourism Department calls Marathas 'invaders,' apologizes soon after

The Goa Tourism Department on Friday referred to the Maratha warriors led by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as invaders but deleted the tweet containing that reference soon after and also issued an apology.

Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

24 Mar 2021

Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

Asia's largest tulip garden, overlooking the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar, will be thrown open to the public on Thursday, said Tulip Garden in-charge, Inam Rehman Sofi.

WHO advises against using vaccine passports for international travel

09 Mar 2021

WHO advises against using vaccine passports for international travel

A senior World Health Organization official said that so-called vaccine passports for COVID-19 should not be used for international travel because of numerous concerns, including ethical considerations that vaccines are not easily available globally.

Here's why you should visit the floating islands in Manipur

07 Mar 2021

Here's why you should visit the floating islands in Manipur

Northeastern states in India are unique for their picturesque backdrops, lush greenery, and mountainous terrains.

Allow chartered flights in Goa from safe places: Tourism body

03 Mar 2021

Allow chartered flights in Goa from safe places: Tourism body

Ahead of the Goa Assembly's budget session, an apex tourism body here has urged the Pramod Sawant government to allow chartered flights in the state from "safe destinations" to boost tourism.

Not just Goa, these places are great water-sport destinations too

21 Feb 2021

Not just Goa, these places are great water-sport destinations too

When it comes to water sports and adrenaline-pumping adventures in India, Goa is the first name that is most likely to pop into your mind.

Pandemic Special: Countries that have opened up for tourists

14 Feb 2021

Pandemic Special: Countries that have opened up for tourists

Travel took a backseat last year with strict lockdowns in countries and severe travel restrictions being imposed on visitors from other places.

Azerbaijan: Here's why you should visit this unexplored country

08 Feb 2021

Azerbaijan: Here's why you should visit this unexplored country

Have you heard of Azerbaijan? Nope, it isn't a Bollywood film but a largely unexplored nation in the Caucasus.

Explore Nagaland, mystic beauty of North-East, home to indigenous tribes

01 Feb 2021

Explore Nagaland, mystic beauty of North-East, home to indigenous tribes

Enticing and mystical are two descriptions that best suit Nagaland.

Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

13 Dec 2020

Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

This year started with a nightmare, which caused unprecedented mayhem and due to this, many of us had to cancel our travel plans.

Unlock 5.0: Relaxations for tourism sector, cinema halls reopening likely

28 Sep 2020

Unlock 5.0: Relaxations for tourism sector, cinema halls reopening likely

As the fourth phase of "unlocking" from the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, India awaits the central guidelines for 'Unlock 5.0'.

Planning a vacation? Note these five cool travel hacks

04 Aug 2020

Planning a vacation? Note these five cool travel hacks

Have you heard anyone saying no to a vacation? But the preparations needed to make the traveling easier give us the biggest headache.

MakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees due to COVID-19: Details here

01 Jun 2020

MakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees due to COVID-19: Details here

Following Ritesh Agarwal's OYO Rooms, India's largest travel aggregator MakeMyTrip has laid off 350 employees from its workforce.

Five essential travel accessories that everyone needs

11 Apr 2020

Five essential travel accessories that everyone needs

Everyone loves to travel. It gives a break from your mundane routine and, of course, a trove of amazing pictures to upload on social media.

Auli: A guide to the skiing destination of India

05 Apr 2020

Auli: A guide to the skiing destination of India

Engulfed with apple orchards, oak, deodars, and abundant flora and fauna, Auli is a divine getaway spot for everyone.

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

17 Feb 2020

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

Top 5 must-visit attractions in Rajasthan

12 Feb 2020

Top 5 must-visit attractions in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is perhaps the most vibrant and colorful state of India.

Five stunning cities in Austria you must visit

03 Feb 2020

Five stunning cities in Austria you must visit

Despite its small size, Austria is one of the most amazing travel destinations in Europe.

5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

02 Dec 2019

5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

Given the way gadgets are priced these days, one can't buy a lot of high-tech devices in a Rs. 1 lakh budget.

Five best deserts in India you must visit

29 Nov 2019

Five best deserts in India you must visit

Still confused about your next travel destination?

Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

05 Oct 2019

Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.

Saudi Arabia to fine tourists for kissing, immodest clothes, etc.

29 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia to fine tourists for kissing, immodest clothes, etc.

Even as Saudi Arabia allowed citizens from 49 countries to apply for travel visas to the Muslim Kingdom, it announced a "public decency" code which imposes fines on travelers for various offenses.

Andhra Pradesh: 12 dead as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari

15 Sep 2019

Andhra Pradesh: 12 dead as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari

In a tragic incident, a tourist boat carrying over 60 people including 11 crew members capsized in the Godavari river near Kacchuluru in Devipatnam Mandal, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon.

Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'

21 Aug 2019

Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'

If you've ever been to a beach, you might have felt the impulse to pick up seashells, or fill up a bottle with sand to take home.

Kashmir: Amid lockdown, administration hopes for peaceful Friday prayers

09 Aug 2019

Kashmir: Amid lockdown, administration hopes for peaceful Friday prayers

The first test of the effect of withdrawing special status from Jammu and Kashmir will be witnessed on Friday, and the administration clearly doesn't want to fail.

Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

28 Jul 2019

Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

While many of us would admit to stocking up on hotel freebies (toiletries and all), an Indian family staying at a hotel in Bali, Indonesia, went a bit too far.

Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

12 Jun 2019

Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.

#CareerBytes: Unconventional, high-paying jobs you can get after Class-12

04 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: Unconventional, high-paying jobs you can get after Class-12

After Class-12, most students opt to pursue higher studies as per their interest.

14.9 million jobs created per annum in MSME sector: Survey

10 Mar 2019

14.9 million jobs created per annum in MSME sector: Survey

Confederation of Indian Industry conducted a survey recently, in which it found out that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has created 13.5-14.9 million new jobs per annum over the past four years, at annual compounded growth rate of 3.3%.

VP Naidu meets Costa Rica President, discusses issues including terrorism

09 Mar 2019

VP Naidu meets Costa Rica President, discusses issues including terrorism

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has met President of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Quesada and held "fruitful" discussions on a range of issues, including cross border terrorism, and new areas of collaboration that hold potential to boost the bilateral ties.

Don't do drugs, drink feni in music fests: Goa minister

28 Feb 2019

Don't do drugs, drink feni in music fests: Goa minister

Last week, the Goa government gave its nod for Sunburn's Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival after a three-year hiatus.

Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March

23 Feb 2019

Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March

Five months after the world's tallest statue, the Statue of Unity, was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian Railways is set to launch a special train service for tourists visiting the statue from March 4.

Sunburn festival returns to Goa after three-long years

20 Feb 2019

Sunburn festival returns to Goa after three-long years

The Goa government has given its approval for holding the Sunburn Klassique electronic dance and music (EDM) festival in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said today.

Now, tour Goa using these eco-friendly bicycles

19 Feb 2019

Now, tour Goa using these eco-friendly bicycles

In India, Goa is known to be one of the most preferred places for touring.

Goa: Exchange cigarette butts for free beer at this shack

07 Feb 2019

Goa: Exchange cigarette butts for free beer at this shack

Goa, a go-to place for many, sees an inflow of 7L tourists every year.

Iconic nude woman's statue in Kerala might get bronze plating

07 Feb 2019

Iconic nude woman's statue in Kerala might get bronze plating

Kerala, known as God's own country, is also home to an iconic naked female statue, which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the state.

Country's second tulip garden to be built in Uttarakhand

27 Jan 2019

Country's second tulip garden to be built in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand's first tulip garden will come up over 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs. 50cr.

Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple

11 Jan 2019

Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple

If you think you are too broke to travel the world, you might want to take some tips from this Keralite couple who has traveled to 23 countries just by selling tea and coffee.