West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.21

Covid curbs at tourist hotspots

Administrations in several districts across the state are keeping a close watch on tourists and hotels and even cracking the whip on those violating directives that mandate carrying RT-PCR negative re...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

‘Over 2 cr tourism jobs lost in Covid’

Over two crore people associated with tourism sector in India lost jobs because of Covid-19, revealed data shared by the Union minister of tourism in the Lok Sabha on Monday. However, tourism stakeho...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Plea for Rapid Antigen Test for tourists

Resort owners in the Dooars have demanded that the administration conduct Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) of tourists at kiosks which can be set up at entry points. A delegation of resort owners on Friday m...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Birbhum bid to check Covid spread

The Birbhum district administration has asked hotel and resort owners at Santiniketan and other tourism hubs to ensure proof of both doses of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative RT-PCR test report, not...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.21

Hill: jab and test rider for visit

The Darjeeling district administration has asked the owners of hotels, resorts and homestays to allow only those tourists who have got fully vaccinated or are carrying RT-PCR negative reports which ha...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


India  /  Published 10.07.21

Odisha: Boat plan to woo tourists

The Odisha government is eyeing to start boating services at 100 locations by the end of this year to boost tourism in the state, officials said on Saturday. At a high-level meeting, Chief Secretary ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.21

Letters to the editor: WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, post-Covid ‘revenge travel’

Hold off Sir — In a temporary respite for those Indian citizens who were circumspect about having to accept WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, the popular messaging app has said that it will ...
By The Telegraph

States  /  Published 06.07.21

Sikkim opens doors to tourists with jab rider

The Sikkim government threw open doors for tourists from Monday, but made the entry conditional by letting in only fully vaccinated people and making a negative RT-PCR report mandatory for each touris...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.21

Petrol century blow to north Bengal tourism

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) will resume the services of the Shatabdi Express that links New Jalpaiguri with Howrah from next week, but call it Shatabdi Special. S. Chanda, the chief public re...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.21

Loan stress in Centre’s tourism stimulus earns frowns

Tourism stakeholders in north Bengal said financial assistance would have helped the sector rather than loans announced by the Centre for the revival of industry. While announcing stimulus for the In...
By Bireswar Banerjee and Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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