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Indian travel firm Yatra scraps merger deal with US-based Ebix

India's Yatra Online said on Friday it was terminating a pending merger agreement with US software firm Ebix, and had filed a litigation seeking...

Taj Mahal damaged in deadly India thunderstorm

A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across parts of northern India damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing...

Why one UK resort town is urging visitors to stay away

It may seem like an odd message from a summer resort, but businesses in Margate on England's south coast are urging people to stay...

In the absence of tourists, locals reclaim their cities

In Barcelona, Laia and her daughter stroll peacefully in Park Guell. At the same time, Mladen savours the silence of the marble alleys of...

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June 8, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, a measure that airlines...

Venice locals beckon visitors back to the ‘dead city’

On Venice's famous St Mark's Square, even the pigeons have disappeared. There are no tourists to feed them, so why bother hanging around? Chased away...

International tourism could decline by 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to COVID-19

International tourism could shrink by a whopping 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the revenue loss of $910...

5G signal now available on Mount Everest peak

Climbers to Mount Everest from the Chinese side can now enjoy high-speed 5G coverage after the world's highest-altitude base station started operation in the...

Surf’s up: Sydney reopens its famous Bondi Beach

Hundreds of Sydney-siders rushed into the waves at the city's famous Bondi Beach on Tuesday as Australia took the first steps in easing coronavirus...

Coronavirus: UK expands repatriation flights from South Asia

As many as 7,000 more Britons will return home from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as the UK government has announced to operate  31 more...
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