Saudi Arabia eases visa rules for Indian tourists
Any Indian holding a valid US, UK or Schengen and travelling by Saudi national carrier for tourism will be offered visa-on-arrival in Saudi Arabia.
UAE introduces multi-entry tourist visas for five years for all nationalities
The new tourist visa will be valid for 5 years and can be used ...
Foreign tourists shun India amid protests and crime
Tour operators catering to overseas tourists from the US and UK say their clients were in...
It's peak tourist season in North East but 'bookings cancelled'
With Assam witnessing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act last week, the tourism industry has suffered a serious setback as many tourists have cancelled their plans to visit the state.
Gujarat Statue of Unity attracted 29 lakh tourists, earned Rs 82 crore
The Gujarat government will be tabling Statue of Unity Area Development and Tourism Governance Bill, 2019 on Wednesday in the Assembly as it felt "there was imminent need for developing the area due to the ever increasing number of tourists from all over the country and abroad".
350 stranded tourists, locals at Zojila Pass rescued by Army
"In coordination with the civil administration, army rescue columns moved in vehicles promptly to rescue the stranded civilians from the Zojila Pass," a senior army official said. The army personnel also provided medical assistance, hot food and blankets to the affected people. Zojila pass is situated at an altitude of 11,578 feet on the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway.
Tourists enjoy snowfall in J&K’s Pahalgam
Jammu and Kashmir’s Pahalgam witnessed its first snowfall of the season. Tourists visit Pahalgam as the region received snowfall. People wer...
Locals hope Ayodhya rises as tourist hub
The Ayodhya district administration says more than 7,000 devotees offer prayers at the makeshift Ram temple every day.
Chennai: Famous tourist destination Marina beach froths leaving layers of toxic foam
Chennai's famous Marina beach witnessed froth formation on November 30. Residents woke up to the pungent smell due to the froth formation. E...
Bhutan’s tourist policy revamp may hit travel operators in eastern India
However, ‘regional tourists’ from India, Bangladesh and Maldives were not subjected to the SDF and visa fee. Bhutan is now going to introduce SDF and a permit processing fee for the regional tourists as well and a draft policy on the matter may be receive approval by the end of December.
Railways to convert 200 saloons into 10 tourist trains
In a bid to regulate the use of the colonial era-style carriages and generate additional revenue, the IRCTC will convert 200 saloons into 10 luxury tourist trains. A designated number of saloons will be kept for use of railway officials for inspection.
UP Police detain 5 Russian tourists for flying drone over Taj Mahal
Uttar Pradesh Police detained five Russian tourists in Agra on November 20 for flying a drone near Mehtab Bagh in the vicinity of Taj Mahal....
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