Taj Mahal reopens for tourists after four months

AGRA: The Taj Mahal reopened to the public on Wednesday as India, still reeling from a disastrous second wave of the pandemic, pushes to lift restrictions in a bid to revitalise its economy. The 17th-century white marble mausoleum, built by

G-B to allow tourists on submission of negative COVID-19 certificates

ISLAMABAD: Tourists visiting Gilgit-Baltistan will now be allowed to enter the territory upon submission of a valid COVID-19 negative certificate. According to an official notification, tourists will be only be allowed to enter Gilgit Baltistan from both air and land

KP govt launches first ever helpline for tourists

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Authority has launched its first ever helpline for acquiring information about tourist sites. The helpline 1422 titled ‘Tourist Facilitation Hub’ is being run on a test basis at the moment. The helpline will help tourists to

Gilgit-Baltistan attracted 2mn tourists last year after peace restoration: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday addressed the concluding ceremony of Winter Sports Festival in the ski resort town of Naltar area in Gilgit-Baltistan. The president said Pakistan has immense tourism potential with snow-capped high peaks and other sightseeing

Tourist spots to remain closed during Eid holidays: Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari announced that all tourist spots would remain closed during Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Speaking to a delegation of Hotels, Guest Houses and Tourism Association, he

Death toll by coronavirus rises to 132 as tourists leave China

BEIJING: Countries started to evacuate their residents from the hardest-hit Chinese city on Wednesday after an outbreak of a new virus that has killed 132 people and affected over 6,000 people on the mainland and worldwide. Four men with cough

Saudi Arabia implements public decency code as it opens to tourists

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it would issue fines for 19 offences related to public decency, such as immodest dress and public displays of affection, as the kingdom opens up to foreign tourists. The Interior Ministry decision accompanies the