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India receives just 0.68 per cent of international tourists

INDIA receives less than one per cent international tourists annually and their average stay in the country has come down by two days, Tourism...

Bahrain royal team in season’s first Nepal Himalayan summit

A team of climbers including a Bahrain prince has completed the first summit of a Nepal Himalayan peak this season after being given permission...

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...

Tourism spotlight falls on India, China

GLOBAL tourism faces a challenging year due to the downturn but the future is bright, with a growing middle class in emerging markets such...

China bars travellers from Britain, India in COVID-19 clampdown

China has barred non-Chinese travellers from Britain, France, Belgium, the Philippines and India, imposing some of the most stringent entry curbs of any country...

Airlines call for an end to UK’s air passenger tax

THE UK and Ireland’s biggest airlines have called on the British government to scrap Air Passenger Duty (APD), saying its negative impact on the...

Vietnam launches chopper rides in famous bay

Most visitors to Vietnam's famed Ha Long Bay opt for cruise views of the UNESCO heritage site but from Friday tourists can hop on...

Locals enjoy rare calm at London museums

Getting close to the animated T-Rex at London's Natural History Museum normally requires long queues and sharp elbows. But today, only a handful of children...

Crisis-hit tourism industry pins hope on festive season

The tourism sector, crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic, hopes to see some businesses in the upcoming Durga puja and Diwali seasons with queries from...