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Paris 2024 Olympics: Hotels slash prices as tourist numbers fall short | Travel

When the Olympic Games kick off on July 26, expect to see mostly French spectators in the stands. Paris 2024 Olympics: Hotels slash prices as tourist numbers fall short (Photographer: Cyril Marcilhacy/Bloomberg) According to data from Paris je t’aime, the city’s tourism board, the capital is expecting 11.3 million visitors during the Olympics weeks—of which […]

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Goa not about beaches only, has more to offer: Tourism official says to attract tourists to other destinations in state | Travel

In a bid to showcase its rich heritage and biodiversity, Goa Tourism has started the ‘Goa Beyond Beaches’ initiative to attract travellers to various other destinations in the state away from beaches, an official said. (Also Read | Paris 2024 Olympics: Hotels slash prices as tourist numbers fall short) This concept of Goa beyond beaches […]

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Travel insurance for Europe: Your ultimate guide from India | Travel

Dreaming of exploring the picturesque landscapes of Europe? Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway to Paris, an adventure through the Swiss Alps, or a cultural immersion in Rome, one thing you shouldn’t overlook is travel insurance. Secure your stay in a foreign land with travel insurance: Peace of mind for every journey, near or far.(Pexels) […]

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Travel advisory: Heavy rains and storm warnings in Kerala, orange alert issued | Travel

PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Thiruvananthapuram Jul 13, 2024 05:08 PM IST Heavy rains lash Kerala, IMD issues orange alert in Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod and a yellow alert in nine other districts of the state As heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala, the India Meteorological Department on Saturday issued an orange […]

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Locals bear the brunt of mass tourism in southern Europe | Travel

Many tourist spots in Europe are expecting record numbers this summer. And locals are increasingly on edge. They want lower rents and a fairer distribution of resources. Venice has long suffered from mass tourism (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa/picture alliance ) Several European cities particularly popular with tourists have been witnessing protests by local residents. In Venice, some […]

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From glory to gloom: Bagan’s tourist boom derailed by Myanmar’s ongoing crisis | Travel

The domes and spires of Myanmar’s temple city of Bagan mark an island of calm in the country’s raging civil war, but with conflict keeping tourists away locals are struggling to make ends meet. The UNESCO world heritage site on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River became a travel showpiece after decades of military rule […]

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Spiritual tourism to deep connection: Spain’s sacred Camino de Santiago pilgrimage draws both devout, secular tourists | Travel

In her early 30s, Rachael Sanborn found herself in a bad relationship and dreaming of an escape to the Camino de Santiago in Spain, a pilgrimage her father had undertaken that had profoundly changed his life. Spiritual tourism to deep connection: Spain’s sacred Camino de Santiago pilgrimage draws both devout, secular tourists (Photo by IconicSettings […]

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Divyanka Tripathi robbed in Florence: How to keep valuables safe when travelling | Travel

Divyanka Tripathi, with her husband Vivek Dahiya, embarked on a trip to Italy to celebrate their wedding anniversary. But an unfortunate incident put a break on their celebrations. They were robbed of all their essential valuables like passports, wallets, and bank cards, worth ₹10 lakh. The couple fell victim to the pervasive problem of robbery […]

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Indians suffer financial loss of ₹109 crore due to rejected Schengen visas | Travel

For Indian travel enthusiasts, Europe is the ultimate dream destination, especially within the Schengen area, which guarantees border-free movement for tourists, making travel hassle-free. Schengen visas allow travelers to explore over 29 European countries, including Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, […]

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Barcelona locals aggressively protest overtourism: What is it and is their aggression valid?

“Tourists go home” — this was the reigning sentiment in Barcelona over the weekend as thousands of locals thronged the streets of their vibrant city to make their displeasure known to the tourists passing through. Their problem? Too many tourists, as much inflation and too little space. Barcelona rejects overtourism via planned protests(Freepik, X) Right […]

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