Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: tourism

21.5 million in tourism sector lost jobs since COVID-19 outbreak

Around 21.5 million people, involved in the tourism industry, have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 pandemic, Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy told Parliament on Monday.

Pandemic: One in three travel destinations still fully closed to international tourists

Around a third of 217 world travel destinations surveyed remain completely closed to international tourists, as concerns grow over the impact of new coronavirus variants, and some governments reverse efforts to ease restrictions, according to a new report released by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Monday.

Photos: Bir will not disappoint you

One of the biggest highlights of Bir is that it is considered the second-best spot for Paragliding in the world after Lake Como in Italy, it has hosted the Paragliding world championship in the past. A trip to Bir is incomplete without this experience, professional paragliders can fly solo and novices can fly in tandem with a guide. There is no dearth of cafes and restaurants to satisfy your taste buds, and the town is has a very welcoming vibe. If you are a fan of Tibetian food, Bir will not disappoint you.

Dubai reopens doors to tourists after 4 month restrictions

With a "welcome" passport sticker and COVID-19 tests on arrival, Dubai has reopened its doors to international visitors.

Pandemic and lockdowns: Ruination of tourism in India

The cascading effect of the coronavirus is crippling the Indian tourism and hospitality sector. India’s GDP is directly influenced by the ups and downs in the travel and tourism sector which comprises 10% of the country’s GDP.

Tourism Malaysia Delegation to promote Visit Malaysia 2020 Initiative in Middle East

Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board under the leadership of Y.B. Datuk Mohamaddin bin Ketapi Malaysia’s Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister highlights the latest visitor attractions at ATM 2019 in bid to attract more travellers from the region during the upcoming summer season.