Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Tourism

Best places to visit in Jaisalmer

The Charm and Chivalry of Jaisalmer need no special introduction. One of the best-preserved jewels of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is every tourist's delight. Blessed with...

Apply Dubai visa online for Indians

Applying for a Dubai Visa online is being made very easy today. In case you are pondering to visit the gods own city Dubai. Here is a comprehensive guide to get Dubai Visa online.

Fancy a trip to Arunachal? Domestic tourism on rise despite global slump, say experts

Rising costs due to Russia-Ukraine war, govt initiatives like 'Dekho Apna Desh' among factors driving people to travel more within India than abroad, according to industry bodies.

Souvenir shops shut, shortage of hotel staff — Japan’s hope for tourism boom faces uphill task

Starting Tuesday, Japan will reinstate visa-free travel to dozens of countries after more than 2 years. Govt hopes tourism will invigorate the economy after the yen slid to a 24-yr low.

Jammu & Kashmir receives 16.2 million tourists this year, highest in 75 years

This is the highest tourists the region has received since India's independence. PM Modi's government calls it a sign of economic development in the strife-torn region.

Surprise inspections, guests scared off — how Ankita murder is hurting resorts in Pauri Garhwal

Owner of one resort says all bookings cancelled overnight, while another was sealed over failure to comply with fire safety norms, at a time when business was picking up post Covid.

You can holiday in Bhutan again, but there’s a development fee of Rs 1,200/day

This 'sustainable development fee' being levied by Bhutan is meant to 'mitigate negative impact of tourism on cultural landscape and natural environment' of country.

The Travel Planners — The National Tourism Award Winner

The Travel Planners is an ISO 9001-2000 certified tour company started in the year 1999, as a specialized tour operator for South India.

Why your next Savaari should be a road trip to rural India

Rise of reliable chauffeur driven car rental services like Savaari has simplified accessibility across the country, allowing city dwellers to escape the madness of the city.

For James Meeker, travelling is a vocation, brimming with adventure and diverse experiences

Travelling isn’t just moving from one place to another. It’s about passion, commitment, experiences, and adventures. People with such a strong love of travel...

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.