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Kashmir witnesses rise in tourist footfall in April, May By Hindustan Times | Last Updated: 21st May, 2019, 13:56

Tourism had taken a downturn when military offensive against militants was increased in 2018

Kashmir witnesses rise in tourist footfall in April, May

Atlantis Aquaventure, the biggest Waterpark in the World Atlantis Aquaventure, the biggest Waterpark in the World

Thrill-seekers may want to start planning a trip to Dubai for next year as the city prepares to open one of the world's biggest water parks!


Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists

Sipping fresh coconut water while sunbathing on deserted Hikkaduwa beach, Alexi Konchayenko, a sports trainer from Ukraine, struck a stoical note


USA's most exclusive hiking spot could be about to open USA's most exclusive hiking spot could be about to open

One of the USA's most exclusive hiking spots could be about to open to more visitors


Utah event celebrates Transcontinental Railroad anniversary Utah event celebrates Transcontinental Railroad anniversary

Music, bells and cannon fire rang out Friday at a remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes of the Transcontinental Railroad were hammered 150 years ago


Faroe Islands 'close down' as tourists fly in to repair them Faroe Islands 'close down' as tourists fly in to repair them

Increasingly favoured by tourists, the Faroe Islands announced this year they were temporarily closing down parts of the country


Peru to limit Machu Picchu access to prevent deterioration Peru to limit Machu Picchu access to prevent deterioration

Peru announced on Friday a two-week restriction to three important areas at Machu Picchu to prevent greater degradation to the iconic Inca citadel


75 years later, French ‘HistoPad’ offers new view of D-Day 75 years later, French ‘HistoPad’ offers new view of D-Day

French and Americans are working together again on a D-Day project - this time to give museum visitors the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone World War II


Tropical bay from 'The Beach' to close until 2021 Tropical bay from 'The Beach' to close until 2021

Before it closed, up to 5,000 people were visiting the bay every day and most of its coral died as a result


Missing piece of Britain’s ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years Missing piece of Britain’s ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years

A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after being removed during archaeological excavations


What it’s like to do the Everest Base Camp trek What it’s like to do the Everest Base Camp trek

 the Everest Base Camp Trek provides an opportunity for regular hikers like me to tackle a feasible portion of one of the most iconic climbs in the world


Bangladesh to become ‘lighthouse of tourism’: Mahbub Ali Bangladesh to become ‘lighthouse of tourism’: Mahbub Ali

State Minster for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali on Monday said the government will introduce Bangladesh as the ‘lighthouse of tourism’ 


Deserted beaches, empty rooms: Sri Lanka tourism takes a hit after bombings Deserted beaches, empty rooms: Sri Lanka tourism takes a hit after bombings

Cancellation rates at hotels across the country averaged 70 percent as of Saturday, with the capital Colombo taking a bigger hit, Sri Lanka’s Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes says


Sri Lanka tourism takes a hit after bombing Sri Lanka tourism takes a hit after bombing

Tourism, which accounts for 5 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, has suffered as tourists from around the world cancelled hotel and flight bookings fearing more attacks


South Korea opens first hiking trail along the DMZ South Korea opens first hiking trail along the DMZ

South Korea has opened a new hiking trail along the Demilitarised Zone, the border which separates it from North Korea 


Piglet cafe opens in Tokyo Piglet cafe opens in Tokyo

Piglets are popular as pets in the United States, particularly for celebrities. Paris Hilton often brought her pet pig with her on red carpets


Dubai to get sky garden, new bicycle lanes Dubai to get sky garden, new bicycle lanes

The projects, aimed at enhancing the happiness of residents, include a Sky Garden, bicycle lanes and promenades at Sheikh Zayed Road, Umm Suqeim and Jumeirah Beach


Travel: Sifting through Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul Travel: Sifting through Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul

Born in Istanbul in 1952, Pamuk is the acclaimed author of 13 books, nine of which have been translated into English


India issues travel advisory for Lanka India issues travel advisory for Lanka

The Government of Sri Lanka has beefed up the security in the country


Travel giant TUI scrapping trips to Sri Lanka Travel giant TUI scrapping trips to Sri Lanka

European travel group TUI said Friday they are cancelling all trips to Sri Lanka following the deadly Easter bombings 


Paris’s Louvre museum: Eight centuries of history Paris’s Louvre museum: Eight centuries of history

Today it attracts 10 million visitors a year, most of them tourists drawn by star attractions such as the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo


Easy packing tips anyone going on holiday needs to know Easy packing tips anyone going on holiday needs to know

While we can't all pack hundreds of items into one suitcase , there are easy ways to maximise the space in your bag


Denmark, one of the happiest countries in the World Denmark, one of the happiest countries in the World

The 2018 World Happiness Report ranked Denmark among the top three happiest countries in the world - for the seventh time in a row


Top climbers die in Canadian avalanche Top climbers die in Canadian avalanche

Three professional mountaineers have been found dead after an avalanche at Canada's Banff National Park


Malaysian hurt in Taiwan quake regains consciousness Malaysian hurt in Taiwan quake regains consciousness

Choo, 40, sustained injuries when he was hit by falling rocks during the magnitude 6.1 earthquake on Thursday


Travel Down Under for a Vivid Sydney experience Travel Down Under for a Vivid Sydney experience

Exciting times are ahead for holidaymakers headed to Sydney, Australia, as Vivid Sydney – the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere


Couple rescued from Australia outback after writing 'help' in mud Couple rescued from Australia outback after writing 'help' in mud

Kununurra police coordinated a search party using a plane from a local company to find the pair, the Western Australia Police Force said in a statement


Warning over holiday deposit rules Warning over holiday deposit rules

Travel companies have been warned against mistreating unfortunate customers by relying on unenforceable deposit and payment demands


San Francisco eyes charge to drive its famed Lombard Street San Francisco eyes charge to drive its famed Lombard Street

Thousands of tourists could soon have to pay as much as $10 to drive down world-famous Lombard Street in San Francisco


Make your vacations memorable with these 5 tips Make your vacations memorable with these 5 tips

Experiential travel is the current trend and it has good reasons to be so


The Scientific Secrets to Preventing Jet Lag The Scientific Secrets to Preventing Jet Lag

Jet lag is “something that can ruin a vacation or plague athletes and musicians or have a businessman or woman not perform at their peak


Disney unveils new streaming service to debut late this year Disney unveils new streaming service to debut late this year

The service, called Disney Plus, has been in the works for more than year, but Thursday marked the first time that the longtime entertainment


New £150m Caledonian Sleeper trains 'are hotels on wheels' New £150m Caledonian Sleeper trains 'are hotels on wheels'

The new £150m fleet of Caledonian Sleeper trains has been unveiled - with travellers being promised an overnight stay in "a hotel on wheels"


Best cities for culture in 2019 Best cities for culture in 2019

Paris has been named the top destination if you're looking for cultural city breaks


Qingming fest shows stronger family bond in China Qingming fest shows stronger family bond in China

Amid much festivity and due solemnity, the Qingming Festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day in English, was celebrated all over China on Friday


Komodo Island could ban tourists after reports that people are smuggling dragons Komodo Island could ban tourists

Indonesia believed that approximately 41 of the giant lizards were taken from the island and subsequently sold abroad


Bulgaria's Sunny Beach 'cheapest European resort' 'Europe's cheapest beach resort' identified

Prices at the Black Sea resort are a third lower than at its closest competitor, Portugal's Algarve, Post Office Travel Money said


Palau Island and its Jellyfish Lake are open to the public again Palau Island and its Jellyfish Lake are open to the public again

The conservation move proved costly for tour operators with the loss of Palau’s most popular attraction contributing to a slump in tourism numbers


What to do at National Textiles Museum in Kuala Lumpur What to do at National Textiles Museum in Kuala Lumpur

Located within one of Kuala Lumpur’s most historic areas the institution is housed in a uniquely designed colonial building that dates back to 1905


World's deepest pool to open in Poland World's deepest pool to open in Poland

This graphic rendering shows how the 45 meter (148-foot) deep facility might look when completed

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