Kerala Budget eyes to revive tourism; formation of tourism employees welfare board on cards

Thiruvananthapuram: Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has stated that action will be ..

Now, explore Munnar in KSRTC; new service for tourists from January 1
Athirappilly gets ready to beckon tourists after 10 months
Tourists flock Munnar on Diwali day

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

Dubai: From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — ..

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Greece to resume tourist activities from July 1

Athens: Greek authorities have announced that foreign tourists would be allowed in the country from July 1, when direct flights to ..

Kerala Tourism

Kerala tourist spots to be ‘differently-abled friendly’ by 2021: Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Tourist destinations in Kerala are all set to go 'differently-abled friendly' by 2021, state tourism ..


Bangkok tops Paris, London as world’s most-visited city: Report

Bangkok: Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, edged out Paris and London as the world’s most popular city to visit, according to ..

India tourism

India ranked 34th in World Economic Forum travel and tourism survey report

New Delhi: India has been ranked 34th amongst 140 countries as the best destination for travel and tourism, as per a World Economic ..


Free visa for children: Tourists, families flock to UAE

Dubai: It has been noted that the visa fee exemption for children aged below 18 years has attracted more families to United Arab Emirates ..

Monkey Falls

Entry restricted to Monkey Falls in Tamil Nadu

Monkey Falls, the natural waterfalls located near the uphill ghat road near Valparai on the Pollachi-Valparai road in the Anaimalai ..


Icelandic canyon made famous by Justin Bieber shut to tourists

Reykjavik: Iceland has blocked the millions of tourists who descend upon the volcanic island each year from visiting a canyon that ..

Woman travel

More Indian women travellers living their adventure dream: Study

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travellers feel liberated. To understand women's ..


'Virasat-e-Khalsa', museum with highest footfall in India

Anandpur Sahib (Punjab): Built to commemorate 300 years of the founding of the 'Khalsa Panth' by the 10th Master, Guru Gobind ..

Ooty Heritage Train

Heritage train delays due to engine breakdown; tourists stranded

Mettupalayam: The Ooty heritage train was delayed for many hours following engine breakdown. The stranded tourists were later taken ..


English tourists spellbound by Mannarasala serpent temple's charm

Haripad (Alappuzha): When a team of six tourists from England saw the serpent gods’ temple surrounded by large shady trees, they ..


First drive-in beach in Kozhikode remains on paper

Thikkodi (Kozhikode): The Thikkodi drive-in beach project, the first one in the district and the second one in the state to be included ..


Rs 1.4 cr to renovate Vettikottuchal tourism project

Charummoodu (Alappuzha): The Tourism Project in Vettikottuchal has been granted Rs 1.4 crore by various administrative bodies, informed ..

Alphons Kannanthanam

Annual foreign tourist arrivals cross 10-million for first time: Alphons

New Delhi: For the first time, annual foreign tourist arrivals in the country have crossed the 10-million mark in 2017, Tourism Minister ..

Food tour

Culinary Travel - the next boom to look forward in 2018

If 2017 was all about gorgeous landscapes, bucket list trips, the world's best beaches and traveling closer to home, 2018 is ..

Ponmudi Tourism

Ponmudi: Of mesmerising sights and memorable experiences

It was the end of the week. I was yearning to take a break from the hectic life at work. No sooner had the thought struck me, than ..


From the land of ‘world's first newspaper’

Six parliamentarians were selected to represent India at Fiji, under the leadership of Saifuddin Soz, a senior member of Parliament ..


The long lost twin of God's own country: Bohol in Philippines

Sharing coordinates may not be much of a deal but what if you land in a tiny island that just rose up from the sea and has everything ..

Marigot Bay

St. Lucia’s Drive-through Volcano

These days, drive through fast food restaurants, pharmacies, and banks are common and a convenient feature of modern life. However, ..


The wonders of Yellowstone National Park

As the US National Park Service turned 100 years, celebrations are ongoing. It manages a wealth of over four hundred diverse properties ..


Cuba is Cool; and Hot too

As our ship slowly navigated through the Havana Bay towards the port, the sun was just coming up from the Atlantic Ocean. It was the ..


In the Land of Bahmanis

Bidar is quite a new name, a place that is not much heard in the wide tourist map of Karnataka. A search revealed that Bidar as an ..


J&K govt to develop border tourism

New Delhi: With the summer unrest badly hurting tourism season in Kashmir, the state government is focussing on promoting border tourism ..


Why Kerala fail to attract top tourism dollars?

During a recent trip, traveling through parts of Kerala, and elsewhere in India, I see many new tourism-oriented initiatives. There ..

Tianmen mountain

Tianmen: the stairway to heaven

A steep ropeway rising above the clouds moving slowly atop a rocky mountain. As many as 99 adventurous hairpin curves zigzagging along ..


Aanayadikuthu beckons visitors

Aanayadikuthu in Idukki district is attracting tourists with its scenic splendours. The place is located a kilometre away from Thommankuth ..


Elephant safari at Kappukadu

Kappukadu in Thiruvananthapuram is a perfect holiday destination for elephant lovers and also the nature enthusiasts. Kappukadu is ..


After beaches, Goa to develop rivers to boost tourism

Panaji: With its crowded beaches crunching under pressure of growing footfalls, Goa now wants to tap its rivers for their ability to ..