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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...

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)...

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...

Royal row and mystery crown in Queen’s gallery show

A MINIATURE at the centre of a royal row between Queen Victoria and an Edinburgh artist and a mystery gold crown are among 100...

Bihar’s historical sites attract foreign tourists

WITH ONE out of six foreign tourists heading to the eastern Indian state, Bihar is being touted as the historical hotspot for visitors from...

India enjoys travel bookings boost after British royal’s visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s historic visit to India earlier this year has sparked an increase in holidaymakers booking trips to the country,...

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...

China opens new $63 billion airport in Beijing

The first commercial flights from Beijing's new Daxing International airport took off on Wednesday - an airport that cost $63 billion to build, is...

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...

Stop partying through pandemic, Goa minister says

The Indian resort state of Goa is cracking down on revellers throwing illegal, drug-fuelled parties as coronavirus cases climb in the tourist hotspot, a...