Gato Cafe: At a Rio cafe, cats and coffee combine for a cause
Published on Jul 14, 2021 06:46 PM IST
In Gato Cafe's pink-walled interior, customers can purchase lattes dusted with cat silhouettes and accompanied by paw-shaped biscuits while cats lounge lazily in an adjacent room.
Reuters | , Rio De Janeiro
Kerela launches mass vaccination drive in tourism sector
Kerela launched mass vaccination drive in tourism sector to make the tourism destinations in the state 'complete vaccinated zones' by giving jabs to everyone working in this field.
Updated on Jul 14, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Burj Khalifa to light up with special Eid Mubarak greetings
Eid-ul-Adha 2021: The world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, will light up with special Eid Mubarak greetings from July 20 to July 24 to celebrate Bakra Eid.
Updated on Jul 14, 2021 11:40 AM IST
, DelhiKrishna Priya Pallavi
Louisiana tourists fined for touching endangered Hawaiian monk seal
A video posted on TikTok and other social media showed a woman touching the seal at a Kauaibeach in June. The video showed her running away after the resting seal raised its head and snapped at her.
Published on Jul 14, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Caravan tourism: Gear up for the future of travel
From exploring offbeat locations to camping near a lake or mountain, the flexibility offered by a camper van is quite unique. Come onboard as we explore its varied aspects!
Published on Jul 13, 2021 10:59 PM IST
Abu Dhabi hotel occupancy rises to highest since coronavirus pandemic began
Hotel occupancy in the oil-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates surged in June to the highest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Published on Jul 13, 2021 02:17 PM IST
Bloomberg | , Abu Dhabi
Covid negative report, vaccination mandatory for Bengal tourist destinations
The move comes following the Indian Council of Medical Research and Union health ministry’s warnings against complacency amid the waning second Covid-19 wave
Updated on Jul 13, 2021 11:55 AM IST
Tourism Minister appeals crowds to maintain Covid-19 protocol at tourist spots
As the top doctors of Indian Medical Association raise concerns about mass gatherings being super spreaders for a third wave of Covid-19, Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy appeals to burgeoning crowds at popular hill destinations and other tourist spots to follow protocols
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 07:16 PM IST
Maldives opens for Indian tourists from July 15, here's all you need to know
Maldives is reopening for Indian tourists from July 15. Before you plan a trip, here's all you need to know about the guidelines issued by the island country.
Published on Jul 12, 2021 11:35 AM IST
, DelhiKrishna Priya Pallavi
COVID negative report, vaccine mandatory for tourists visiting J&K's Anantnag
The district administration of Anantnag in south Kashmir said the visitors to public parks and tourist spots will be permitted only upon producing vaccination certificates and COVID-negative reports to combat the spread of the virus.
Published on Jul 12, 2021 09:54 AM IST
Covid-19: Japan to accept vaccination passport applications from July 26
The vaccination certificates in Japan will be official records issued by municipalities. It will show information about an administered vaccine, the vaccination date and location and personal information such as name of the traveller and passport number.
Updated on Jul 11, 2021 07:56 PM IST
Travellers arriving in Finland to soon be fined for refusing to take COVID test
A new amendment to the Finnish infectious diseases act with regard to border security imposes a fine to tourists who enter Finland and refuse to take a Covid-19 test from July 12 to October 15.
Published on Jul 11, 2021 10:25 AM IST
Queen Elizabeth's London home Buckingham Palace opens to public in a first
There have previously been guided tours of Buckingham Palace's 39-acre grounds, whose current landscape dates back to 1820, but now tourists can explore the palace grounds themselves.
Updated on Jul 10, 2021 08:41 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
Photos: London's Buckingham Palace opens to public amid coronavirus
Published on Jul 10, 2021 07:33 PM IST
Visuals from tourist spots 'serious cause of concern', says govt
A senior government official on Friday reacted to visuals from crowded tourist spots where people are seen mingling without adhering to COVID protocols and said that it is a "serious cause of concern."
Updated on Jul 10, 2021 08:27 AM IST
'Like a rebirth': Americans pack reopened concert halls for a summer of music
In interviews, concert lovers described the invigorating experience of hearing live music in a crowded room once again. It felt like the antithesis of the homebound isolation they endured over the past year, and for many, it felt like an antidote.
Published on Jul 09, 2021 07:49 PM IST
Reuters | , Chicago
Staycation in isolation: Homestays open the door
Nestled in tranquil mountains or situated a stone’s throw distance from a pristine beach – homestays are now part of the travelscape around the country
Published on Jul 09, 2021 04:49 PM IST
Covid-19 travel update: Seoul tightens social distancing rules, Chile eases curb
From South Korea raising social distancing in Seoul to its highest level to US keeping ban on foreign travel, Portugal continuing with curfew, Chile easing curbs and Canada not allowing unvaccinated tourists yet, catch all the travel updates amid Covid-19 here
Updated on Jul 09, 2021 07:47 AM IST
Vaccinated British travelers no longer need to isolate under new rule
Under existing rules on foreign travel, visitors to more than 100 destinations including the US market and some of the most popular European destinations are required to isolate for 10 days on their return to the UK.
Updated on Jul 08, 2021 01:11 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Passenger air travel demand remains subdued compared to pre-pandemic level: IATA
Global airline industry body IATA said that passenger air travel demand remained subdued compared to pre-pandemic levels, with figures showing it was 63% lower in May 2021 than in the same month two years ago.
Updated on Jul 08, 2021 07:42 AM IST
Quarantine to end for vaccinated Britons arriving from amber list nations
According to a British media report, fully vaccinated travellers arriving from Britain's "amber list" are set to avoid quarantine from July 19.
Published on Jul 07, 2021 02:28 PM IST
IRCTC to operate special train in September covering "Char Dham Yatra"
This will be a 16 days tour which will start from Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station on September 18, 2021, and cover Badrinath, Narsingha Temple, Rishikesh, Jagannath Puri, Konark Sun Temple, Chandrabhaga beach, Rameshwaram, Dwarkadhis, Shivrajpur beach, and Bet Dwarka.
Published on Jul 07, 2021 10:32 AM IST
Germany lifts ban on travellers from delta variant hit India, other countries
The Germany government has reclassified India, the UK, Russia, Portugal and Nepal as "high-incidence areas", allowing travellers to enter the country after producing a negative test on arrival.
Updated on Jul 06, 2021 09:51 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
"No bed in hospitals to no bed in hotels," netizens mock viral Manali images
Thousands of people from the plains are visiting tourist hotspots like Shimla, Kufri, Narkanda, Dalhousie, Manali, Lahaul and other places in the hill state to get rid of the scorching heat.
Updated on Jul 05, 2021 03:08 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Chayanika Das
Sikkim allows fully vaccinated tourists to enter the state, read details here
Sikkim government announced recently that fully vaccinated tourists can enter the state through Rangpo in East Sikkim and Melli in South Sikkim from July 5. People will just have to show their vaccination certificate.
Published on Jul 05, 2021 01:24 PM IST
PTI | , Gangtok
Tourists throng Himachal as heatwave hits plains, Covid cases decline in country
People from the plains are visiting tourist hotspots like Shimla, Kufri, Narkanda, Dalhousie, Manali, Lahaul and other places in the hill state in large numbers to get rid of the scorching heat.
Published on Jul 04, 2021 03:58 PM IST
Decline in tourists affect photographers at Mumbai's Gateway of India
Photographers at the historic monument, Gateway of India in Mumbai, are struggling to stay afloat as the number of tourists coming to the place has declined due to the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the authorities.
Published on Jul 04, 2021 08:50 AM IST
Overseas tourists roam free on Thai island of Phuket without quarantine
Overseas tourists for the first time in more than a year were able to roam free without quarantine on Thailand's island Phuket, as Thailand launched a special programme for vaccinated visitors to the island.
Published on Jul 03, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Karnataka eases RT-PCR report rule for vaccinated travellers coming from Kerala
According to Karnataka's order regarding special surveillance measures for travellers arriving from Kerala, those with vaccination certificate of having received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine will be exempted from producing a negative RT-PCR certificate.
Updated on Jul 02, 2021 09:16 AM IST
German rocket-launch startup pitches ‘small and fast taxi’ to space
Munich-based Isar Aerospace wants to provide the 'small and fast taxi' using nimbler trips for space-faring ventures than those currently offered by the likes of Elon Musk’s SpaceX to circumvent the expense and delay of waiting for ride alongside bigger players on the existing rocket routes
Updated on Jul 01, 2021 07:32 AM IST