6 Bali most popular year-end destination in Asia

​Jakarta, Dec 16 (IANS) Indonesia's famous tour destination, the resort island of Bali, has been picked by prominent US travelling reviewer website TripAdvisor as the most popular year-end destination. The latest international recognition for Bali has made Indonesia's Tourism Minister Arief Yahya upbeat about meeting t...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Maldives tourism records remarkable growth in 2016

​Colombo, Dec 14 (IANS) The Maldives tourism industry has seen a remarkable growth this year, contributing to strengthening the archipelago nation's economy, the country's embassy in Colombo said on Wednesday. "The growth has been achieved with the dynamic economic policies introduced by President Abdullah Yameen to tr...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Dubai Crocodile Park to open next year-end

​Dubai, Dec 4 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Crocodile Park project is 43 per cent complete and will open at the end of next year, said Juma Al Fuqae, Director of Property Management Department and Vice Chairman of the Investment Committee at Dubai Municipality. Al Fuqae said the opening has been extended to allow more time for ...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Australia's Dreamworld to reopen after fatal accident

​Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Dreamworld, the popular theme park in Australia's Gold Coast in Queensland, is set to reopen on December 10, six weeks after four people died when a ride crashed. The park was closed after two women and two men, between the ages of 32 and 42, were killed when its Thunder River Rapids ride malfunc...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

6,000-year-old pentagon house discovered in China

​Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Archaeologists have found ruins of a pentagonal structure in China's Shanxi province which is believed to have been a tribal meeting hall or a leader's office 6,000 years ago, authorities said on Monday. The semi-subterranean house, discovered at the neolithic ruins in Taoyuan, a village in the ...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Japan's hot springs city plans 'spamusement' park

​Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) Japan's Beppu city has figured out how to create a place that will calm your senses while driving your heartbeat through the roof, media reported on Sunday. The mayor of Beppu, a city known for its hot springs, issued a posting on social media last week: "If this YouTube video hits a million views...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Seychelles: As exotic as it gets

​Victoria (Seychelles), Nov 21 (IANS) It was raining heavily when the inaugural SriLankan Airlines flight from Colombo touched down on the Indian Ocean archipelago nation of Seychelles and one could hardly make out the water cannon salute from inside the aircraft. As the passengers deboarded at the Seychelles Internati...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Monarch butterflies to woo tourists in Mexico

​Mexico City, Nov 17 (IANS) Monarch butterfly hibernation sanctuaries, located in Mexico and Michoacan, will remain open for tourists from November 23, 2016 to March 31, 2017, an wildlife official said. The Mexican Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP) announced this on Wednesday, reported Efe news agency....
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

UAE, France to cooperate in safeguarding cultural heritage

Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and France will cooperate to protect cultural heritage during armed conflicts. This initiative will be launched by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Francois Hollande, President of F...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Taiwan offers much for Indian travellers with varied interests

​Taipei, Nov 3 (IANS) The island nation of Taiwan has something of interest for everyone -- scenic, lush-green mountains, lakes, hot springs, culture, cable cars, high-speed trains, museums, malls, amusement parks, beaches and a world class aquarium. Taiwan, with a population of around 23 million, is not just an indust...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Latest Updates

Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image

Main campus

Open on location Google Map