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Qantas confirms non-stop Perth to London flights from March 2018

Qantas has announced it will begin non-stop flights between Perth and London from March 2018.The 14,498 kilometre route will be the first regular passenger...

Pilgrims visiting Gujarat’s Ambaji Temple get insurance cover

The world famous Ambaji Temple in North Gujarat's Banaskantha district has insured the pilgrims visiting the shrine against any natural calamity, including storm, cyclone and earthquake, for...

New international terminal ready at Vadodara airport

The construction of a new terminal for international flights at the civilian Airport in Harni, on the outskirts of Gujarat's second largest city of Vadodara has been...

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, after...

Thailand welcomes tourists back after April virus ban

Thailand received a group of tourists from China on Tuesday, its first such arrivals since commercial flights were banned in April to combat the...

‘Astro-stays’ bring tourists and solar power to Himalayan villages

An Indian social business that leads Himalayan treks to set up solar micro-grids in remote mountain villages plans to expand its clean-energy work to...

Tradition drives tourism at China’s tropical island province

At the Bo’ao Yiling Life Care Center on China's island province of Hainan, a salubrious odor of herbal medicine pervades the warm tropical air....

UK lawmakers to count environmental cost of mass tourism

British lawmakers said on Thursday they would count the environmental cost of mass tourism amid warnings that leisure trips pose an ever greater threat...

Kaziranga National Park resumes elephant safaris after COVID shutdown

Elephant safaris have resumed at a famous national park in India's northeastern state of Assam, seven months after being forced to shut by the...

Towering outdoor lift zips tourists up China’s ‘Avatar’ cliff

Towering more than 300 metres (1,000 feet) up the cliff face that inspired the landscape for the blockbuster movie "Avatar", the world's highest outdoor...