India gets 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2 days.

On July 25th, 2021, Ramappa Temple in Telangana was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. 2 days later, on July 27th, 2021, Dholavira, an ancient village from the Harappan era in Gujarat received the UNESCO World Heritage Site tag. Dholavira was declared the most remarkable and well-preserved urban settlement in South Asia. There are 40 world heritage sites in India. 32 of them … Continue reading India gets 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2 days.

Taj Mahal all set to welcome tourists after 61 days.

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has announced that all the centrally protected monuments will be opened to tourists from 16th June 2021. Strict COVID-19 protocols will be in place for visitors. There are some restrictions that tourists must keep in mind. 1. Entrance without mask is not permitted. 2. Tickets have to be booked online. 3. Sanitization is mandatory 4. 650 visitors will be allowed … Continue reading Taj Mahal all set to welcome tourists after 61 days.

Sikkim mandates COVID negative reports for tourists.

April 7 onwards, tourists have to carry RT-PCR negative reports conducted 72 hours prior to their arrival to Sikkim. As per the new guidelines, homestays, hotels, and travel agents have to conduct the test on tourists arriving without the COVID negative report. The movement of vehicles between 10:30 PM to 6:00 AM has been restricted. Vehicular movement for emergency purposes will be allowed. Last month, … Continue reading Sikkim mandates COVID negative reports for tourists.

COVID negative report mandatory for entering Rajasthan

New guidelines have been issued for travelers visiting Rajasthan. Tourists will have to present the RT-PCR negative report which should be valid for 72 hours at airports, railway stations and bus stands, or else face a 15-day quarantine period. This will be in place from 25 March 2021. Earlier this month, the government of Rajasthan mandated the negative report for people coming from Kerala, Maharashtra, … Continue reading COVID negative report mandatory for entering Rajasthan

Hotel Shangri-La Regency, Darjeeling’s famous hotel gutted in a fire.

According to the fire officials, almost fifty percent of the structure has been destroyed. The fire broke out at 11:50 hours on 4th March (Thursday) and ravaged the interiors. The reason behind the fire is yet to be investigated. The fire was brought under control within an hour with the help of 4 fire tenders. Fortunately, the evacuation was carried out on time and no … Continue reading Hotel Shangri-La Regency, Darjeeling’s famous hotel gutted in a fire.

Let’s make India a responsible tourist spot.

India is indeed an incredible tourism place which is full of tourist attractions. Whether it is topographically or culturally. We have everything that gives us the potential of becoming the potential hub of the world. So what drives people from all over the world to go to places in Europe and the Americas rather than visiting us. It’s high time we look at the mirror … Continue reading Let’s make India a responsible tourist spot.

Road trips becoming the preferred mode of commutation.

With the current scenario of the pandemic engulfing the world, the intangible threat of the Coronavirus has made people resort more to the trusted settings of their own vehicle over the public transport where they might have to share their travel with other people. A recent survey has indicated that over 30% of the population has begun to trust travel by road over other forms … Continue reading Road trips becoming the preferred mode of commutation.

Night curfew dampens the New Year spirit in Maharashtra

Maharashtra government has imposed a night curfew from December 22 till January 5, 2021. The restrictions will be in place from 11 PM to 6 AM. A maximum of 4 people are allowed to assemble for any recreational activity – be it a stroll or a long drive. Hotels and restaurants in major cities have to wind up their business by 11:30 PM making things … Continue reading Night curfew dampens the New Year spirit in Maharashtra

Stay-ins and gateways dominate the trends in New Year travel.

One sector that has taken a major beating in the unusual year of 2020 all over the world has been the travel sector with people being paranoid about the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus and the constant fear of the pandemic being infected all-pervasive in the world. India has been no different and has also faced something similar in the travel sector where the sector … Continue reading Stay-ins and gateways dominate the trends in New Year travel.

Vaccination Tourism – Like Really ?

2020 is a year where we have redefined the boundaries of this cannot happen. The boundary however keeps going from weird to unbelievable. The latest news we hear about now is the concept of Vaccine Tourism. Yes you head that right. Vaccine Tourism. The world has been waiting for a COVID vaccine and waiting to get rid of this pandemic that has turned the world … Continue reading Vaccination Tourism – Like Really ?