Karnataka launches ‘Caravan tourism’

The Karnataka government Wednesday launched Caravan tourism, an initiative under which tourists can book a fully-equipped vehicle that will take them places, and also serve as bed for the night. The initiative has been started by the tourism department to revive the sector badly hit by Covid-19. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa launched the Caravan buses
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Workers are preparing the Eiffel Tower to reopen next week after the coronavirus pandemic led to the iconic Paris landmark’s longest closure since World War II. But as France’s tourism industry starts back up in earnest, the 324-meter-tall wrought-iron tower won’t immediately welcome visitors in the way it did before the country’s virus lockdown. The
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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every sector, but perhaps, the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors have been most affected. Which is why, with the proper compliances, safety and sanitisation measures, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for responsible reopening being issued, these sectors should now resume. The time for recovery is around the corner. In his
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Drivers heading down state roads leading to Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut are greeted by flashing warnings: Avoid Large Crowds and Don’t Gamble With COVID. Despite having authority to shutter thousands of businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has been constrained when dealing with the sovereign tribal nations that
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Bangkok One of Thailand”s major tourist attractions is barring entry to foreigners, professing fear that they could spread the coronavirus. Signs seen Thursday morning at the main gate of Wat Pho, the Buddhist temple adjacent to the Grand Palace in Bangkok, said in English: Open for Thai only, ONLY THAI PEOPLE, and NOW NOT OPEN
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Disneyland has announced that it will reopen its theme park in California on July 17, nearly three months after shutting its gates to slow the spread of coronavirus. However, Downtown Disney District will reopen on July 9, the company said, adding it will kick-off the phased reopening of its properties across the country. Because the
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London, June 8: Britain began imposing a 14-day quarantine from Monday on travelers coming into the country, months after other European countries imposed similar measures to control the spread of the coronavirus. The quarantine was roundly criticized by the aviation and tourism industries, with many questioning its timing. Critics say its introduction has come too
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The Odisha government is planning to launch cruise services in five locations in the state by involving private players, Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi said on Sunday. The plan to launch cruise services on Chilika Lake, River Mahanadi, Bhitarkanika mangroves, Satkosia gorge and Hirakud reservoir got delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and it is
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New Delhi, Jun 6: Air India (AI) on Friday opened bookings for around 300 flights to various countries including the USA and the UK under phase-3 of the Vande Bharat Mission that resulted in “overwhelming” demand from travellers as the national carrier got six crore hits on its website during the first two hours of
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The casino coronavirus closure has ended. Cards are being dealt, dice are rolling and slot machines flashed and jingled for the first customers who started gambling again early Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. “The past few months have presented our city with an unprecedented challenge,” said Derek Stevens, owner of two downtown Las
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