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An Explorer’s Guide to Saudi Arabia

  Saudi Arabia is an Arab country situated in western Asia, and its area extends from the Red Sea in the west to the Arabian...

Suspension of international passenger flights to India extended till end of November

The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till November 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)...

Tourism going to be next growth driver for India: FAITH

The tourism sector is going to be the next growth driver for India but to achieve that, it needs to survive the impact of...

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...

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...

India restores all existing visas, barring electronic, tourist and medical categories

The Indian government on Thursday decided to restore with immediate effect all existing visas, except electronic, tourist and medical categories, almost eight months after...

Pandemic deals ‘crushing blow’ to struggling Kashmir tourism

When Kashmir went into a coronavirus lockdown in March, tourism in the Indian-administered territory had already been hobbled by eight months of tight security...

Costa Rica converts island prison into tourist attraction

Despite the country's coronavirus lockdown, Costa Rica's island of San Lucas, a former penal colony with a dark history, has been newly converted into...