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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...

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)...

Marauding monkeys bring fear to tourist haven Shimla

Thousands of monkeys are menacing the historic Indian city of Shimla, where sterilisations and illegal poisonings have failed to blunt their frequent attacks on...

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...

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...

Airbnb files for initial public offering

Home-sharing startup Airbnb on Wednesday said it has confidentially filed with US regulators for an initial public offering. The number of shares and price has...

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...

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...

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...