Spend a weekend in China's 'City of Eternal Spring'
Spend a weekend in China's 'City of Eternal Spring'

Spend a relaxing weekend in the lap of nature, nestled between aromatic cherry, peach blossoms, picturesque wetlands and gigantic but alluring rocky structures in southwest China's Kunming also known as 'City Of Eternal Spring'.

Expecting World Cup windfall, NZ tourism eyes 33% more Indians
Expecting World Cup windfall, NZ tourism eyes 33% more Indians

 Tourism New Zealand is eyeing a massive 33 per cent growth in Indian travellers to the island Pacific nation this fiscal as it expects an influx of visitors for the World Cup Cricket it is co-hosting with Australia in February and March.

Kerala films on 'responsible tourism' shown in London
Kerala films on 'responsible tourism' shown in London

 The UN World Tourism Organisation unveiled three short films from Kerala to promote the state's 'Responsible Tourism' initiative at the world's biggest travel and tourism trade event in London.

E-visa system likely to be rolled out next week

The Government will roll out by next week the much-awaited electronic-visa system for tourists from select countries including US and Japan.

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Estonia expects rise in number of tourists from India

 European country Estonia is expecting the number of tourists from India to go up and also planning to boost bilateral trade and commerce ties.

Therapeutic sand bath at Merzouga, Morocco
Therapeutic sand bath at Merzouga, Morocco

As the morning sun rises over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara, men and women dig holes for tourists who want to bury themselves in the sand. Decades ago, tribal nomads settled here, living a traditional desert existence that has now had to adapt to changing circumstance.

'Goa must screen tourists for Ebola virus'

Goa must screen entry of foreign tourists in order to keep the deadly Ebola virus at bay, Leader of Opposition Pratapsing Rane said on Tuesday.

Ramtek will be developed as tourist hub: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday promised to develop Ramtek town as a world class tourist centre to attract travellers from across the world.

Eiffel Tower's new glass floor aims to turn heads

A much-anticipated facelift of the Eiffel Tower will be unveiled Monday with a new glass floor to dizzy the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year.

Embattled Nigeria states halt travel over holiday threats

Maidguri: Nigeria's embattled northeast Yobe and Borno states today imposed a travel ban through the Muslim holiday weekend to guard against Boko Haram attacks, barring motorists from reaching their families for the Eid celebration.

International Buddhist Conclave concludes in Varanasi

The fourth International Buddhist Conclave, aimed at boosting tourism in country and showcasing India's Buddhist heritage and pilgrimage sites, concluded here.

Potential of tourism, hospitality sectors immense: PM

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said there is "immense scope" for growth in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

Uttarakhand: Piran Kaliyar, nearby areas to be developed as tourist circuit

Piran Kaliyar, one of the most revered Muslim shrines in Uttarakhand, and other places of historic and religious significance around it will be developed as a tourist circuit, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

Himachal all set to take tourists to apple orchards

In a uniqe initiative to make tourism business more fruitful in Himachal Pradesh, the state tourism department is all set to take tourists to apple orchards, far from the maddening crowd.

Kerala tourism body for redress of new liquor policy

Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), a society of tourism stakeholders has planned to seek legal redress of the state's recently announced liquor policy that envisages total prohibition in the next 10 years, an official said on Tuesday.

Tourists do not visit Kerala to drink: Congress

Foreign tourists do not visit Kerala to only consume liquor, state Congress president VM Sudheeran said Monday, hitting back at those who have said that the tourism industry would be the worst affected by the new liquor policy that aims at total prohibition in a decade.

Chandigarh's 'Geri Route': Been there, done that!
Chandigarh's 'Geri Route': Been there, done that!

It may have derived its name from the globally known Silk Route but Chandigarh's own desi version - the 'Geri Route' - has established itself across generations in the past nearly four decades.

Kerala: Laser show worth 3.5 cr introduced to boost tourism

Laser show worth 3.5 cr has been introduced in Kochi in Kerala to boost tourism.

Damian Lewis fronts Welsh tourism campaign
Damian Lewis fronts Welsh tourism campaign

Stars including Damian Lewis, Matthew Rhys and Katherine Jenkins have taken part in a commercial to promote tourism in Wales.