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COVID-19-hit US unlikely to be in EU's list of safe countries as Europe prepares to reopen to foreigners
World

COVID-19-hit US unlikely to be in EU's list of safe countries as Europe prepares to reopen to foreigners

European Union envoys are close to finalising a list of countries whose citizens will be allowed to enter Europe again, possibly from late next week, EU diplomats confirmed Saturda

Industry body fears coronavirus may render 3.8 cr people jobless in India's tourism, hospitality sectors; seeks funding for 12 months
Business

Industry body fears coronavirus may render 3.8 cr people jobless in India's tourism, hospitality sectors; seeks funding for 12 months

The coronavirus impact could render 3.8 crore people jobless, which is around 70 percent of the total workforce in the tourism and hospitality sector, according to a grouping

Sustainable resort in Finland offers discounts if tourist curb their emissions
News & Analysis

Sustainable resort in Finland offers discounts if tourist curb their emissions

It is offering guests up to 50 percent off of the total stay if they watch their water intake, electricity use and food choices.

India among fastest-growing alternative accommodation markets for Booking.com
Business

India among fastest-growing alternative accommodation markets for Booking.com

Globally, 40 percent of the company's active customers booked an alternative accommodation between February 2018-February 2019, it said.

India's water crisis: Scarcity in Shimla has abated, but hotels still fear drop in tourist numbers
India

India's water crisis: Scarcity in Shimla has abated, but hotels still fear drop in tourist numbers

The tourism industry in Shimla was badly affected by the severe water scarcity in the Himachal Pradesh capital this summer.

Govt formulates action plan to boost tourism in Mumbai; to develop financial capital as wedding, wellness destination
Business

Govt formulates action plan to boost tourism in Mumbai; to develop financial capital as wedding, wellness destination

The announcement came after road transport minister Nitin Gadkari's meeting with stakeholders of tourism industry last week in Mumbai.

Karnataka polls: Battle of heavyweights Siddaramaiah and Sriramulu sees historic Badami hopeful again
Politics

Karnataka polls: Battle of heavyweights Siddaramaiah and Sriramulu sees historic Badami hopeful again

Badami was the capital of the Chalukya empire. The Chalukyas emerged from Badami and are part of Karnataka lore

Goa taxi strike: Tourism industry hit, travellers face inconvenience as stir enters third day
India

Goa taxi strike: Tourism industry hit, travellers face inconvenience as stir enters third day

With the strike by taxi operators in Goa entering the third day on Sunday, the tourism industry is worried about facing a backlash from travellers

Government launches pre-loaded BSNL SIM cards for tourists travelling to India with an e-Visa
News & Analysis

Government launches pre-loaded BSNL SIM cards for tourists travelling to India with an e-Visa

The pre-loaded SIM card facility was announced in association with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, (BSNL) where the network operator will distribute these SIM cards to foreign tourists on their arrival in India.

Mahesh Sharma: With ministers like these, PM Modi doesn't need enemies
Politics

Mahesh Sharma: With ministers like these, PM Modi doesn't need enemies

In the last two years since the time Modi has been at the helm at the Centre, but made the mistake of choosing Mahesh Sharma as tourism and culture minister.

More reforms on way for e-visa regime, as govt to add 36 more countries
Business

More reforms on way for e-visa regime, as govt to add 36 more countries

The Tourism Ministry has asked Home Ministry to extend the facility to the citizens of 36 more countries, including Turkey, Italy, Saudi Arabia and Morocco

Modi govt mum on Kerala liquor ban
India

Modi govt mum on Kerala liquor ban

Union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik today declined to comment on Kerala's proposed liquour ban policy saying it is a state government's decision and he is yet to "examine it