A recent article published in the Nature Portfolio journal reported that the ice on Everest has been thinning at an alarming rate. During an informal meeting of Nepal's tourism department, officials have discussed shifting the base camp of Mt Everest from the present location
Extending to almost 160km with one-third lying in India and the other two-thirds in China, the Pangong Lake is the world’s highest saltwater water body at an altitude of 4,350 metre, and a great attraction for the tourists visiting Ladakh.
It could be a while until Japan starts to see tourist groups experience a matcha tea ceremony in Kyoto, tackle the ascent of Mount Fuji and witness the holy island of Miyajima before it fully reopens by the end of the year.
Portugal's minister for parliamentary affairs Ana Catarina Mendes said that a new type of visa has been created, the work-seeker visa, which allows entry into Portuguese territory of foreign nationals looking to work for up to 180 days.
With theme park attendances and tourism more generally recovering from the pandemic, Disney's latest offering is its most luxurious yet, to fly 75 mega-fans around the world in July 2023, with VIP visits to Disney resorts in California, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris and Florida.
The cruise port of Galataport Istanbul in Turkey is home to a shopping centre, a hotel, cultural venues and a restaurant owned by Turkish butcher Nusret Gokce, better known as Salt Bae, the social media star who sprinkles salt on steaks in front of celebrity customers.
While special focus was laid on the development of Ranjit Sagar Lake, various other sites having the potential to be developed as tourist spots were showcased during the investors' summit organised by the Punjab government
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the Covid-19 test requirement for international travel will end early Sunday morning but it will continue to monitor state of the coronavirus pandemic and will reassess the need for a testing requirement if the situation changes.
During the four days of travel, the train roves through three Aussie states Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales and touches their respective capital cities – Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.
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Japan would need to fully reopen its border for tourism to deliver a serious cash injection to the economy, harness the upside of a weak yen by giving overseas visitors greater purchasing power, helping offset some of the negative effects like higher import costs for consumers and firms.
Mexico ended a visa-waiver program for Brazilians in December 2021 but Brazil natives traveling by air can enter Mexico if they submit a so-called electronic authorization form 30 days before travelling.
A revived "Go To Travel" campaign would likely serve as a core measure to stimulate consumer demand given that Japan is set to ease border controls to let foreign tourists in from July 10 as coronavirus infections ease.
Major events planned for later this year include the Shangri-La Dialogue. The Global Health Security Conference is scheduled for the end of June and the Milken Institute Asia Summit will be held in September. Singapore will also host the AIJA Annual Congress in August and gamescom asia in October.
The New Jalpaiguri-Dhaka Cantonment train, bearing number 13132, will run two days a week, ie on Sunday and Wednesday and for the return journey, train no 13131, Dhaka Cantonment-New Jalpaiguri, Mitali Express will run every Monday and Thursday.
Shanghai will revise guidelines for epidemic prevention and control of returning to work, cancel "unreasonable restrictions" on the resumption of work and production for enterprises and do away with its "white-list" system
In Hong Kong, while travellers still need a nucleic acid test within 48 hours of the scheduled departure of their flight to the financial hub, they will no longer have to give documentary proof of the lab’s accreditation
Tourists are returning to Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco post-pandemic. But given global uncertainty caused by the Ukraine war, will the comeback be enough to save a struggling sector, revive lost jobs and avoid unrest?
Tourists will continue in UK travel hubs as school holidays and a four-day weekend for Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee celebrations combine along with an estimated 70,000 fans of Liverpool football club heading to the Champions League final in Paris.
Qatar Airways said flydubai, Oman Air, Kuwait Airways and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) would run shuttle flights; UAE's Etihad and Air Arabia may also join the plan. The shuttle service will help overseas fans avoid expensive lodgings in Qatar during soccer World Cup.
After condemning the invasion of Ukraine and suspending Russia from the UN Human Rights Council, tourist destination Seychelles welcomes wealthy Russian tourists reeling from airspace closures and sanctions imposed by the US, the UK and European nations
During the COVID-19 pandemic, employers urged staff to avoid offices and work remotely. Many seized the opportunity, packing their laptops and embarking on "workcations." Travel agencies are now catering to this market.
A Covid-19 surge is underway that is starting to cause disruptions as the school year wraps up and Americans prepare for summer vacations. Many people, though, have returned to their pre-pandemic routines and plans, which often involve travel.
Paris is the second-most sought-after destination worldwide this year, behind London. After the country dropped some of its last mask-wearing requirements this month, it has steadily pushed up hotel room rates and occupancy.
Many who ventured out in China's commercial hub, Shanghai, wore blue protective gowns and face shields. Inside the carriages, passengers were seen keeping some empty seats between themselves. Crowds were small.
Perth has many attractions for locals and visitors alike, but there are also some stunning places outside the city limits that draw attention. Here are five of them that could be considered for a day trip from Perth.
Following the commencement, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said, "Heli Tourism will let us explore the hinterlands of Goa like never before" and assured that the government will gladly provide support for initiatives to promote tourism in the state.
The gradual reopening of nightlife entertainment venues marks an end of some of the toughest pandemic-era restrictions and is seen as key to luring more foreign tourists in the June-September period, considered a low season for Thai tourism.