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Laos remains the most 'under-toured' country in the world despite beautiful locations

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- If there were a competition to find the word of the year in the tourism sector, there would be only one serious contender for 2018: overtourism. From Barcelona to Bali, the Indian... Read More


Alzeimerish China

India, Jan. 17 -- Cary Huang, a senior columnist with the South China Morning Post, wrote recently: "In 2019, China ushers in a year full of both festive jubilation and political trouble. Its communis... Read More


Ode to Heritage

Jamshedpur, Jan. 17 -- Jamshedpur not only represents the industrial ambitions of a nation but its architecture also speaks the glorious tale of its spectacular history, rich heritage, weaving innumer... Read More


Bihar's industries chamber demands special status for state in budget

India, Jan. 16 -- Bihar Chamber of Commerce and Industries, in its pre-budget memorandum on Union Budget 2019-20 to the Central government demanded special category status for Bihar so that our state ... Read More


Use more narratives to tell of PH's rich cultural heritage, Angara asks DOT

Manila, Jan. 16 -- Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara on Wednesday urged the Department of Tourism (DOT) to use storytelling as a marketing strategy to attract more foreign visitors to the Philippine... Read More


Republica journo bags NATTA award

KATHMANDU, Jan. 16 -- Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents (NATTA) has felicitated Republica's Correspondent Arpana Ale Magar with the 'NATTA Media Award 2019'. The association handed over the a... Read More


Kathmandu Paragliding back in business

KATHMANDU, Jan. 16 -- Three years after it was grounded, Kathmandu Paragliding Company has resumed operations. The first paragliding company in the Kathmandu Valley had shut operations citing a decli... Read More


Guv directed officials to expedite dredging of critically silted areas of Wular Lake

JAMMU, Jan. 16 -- Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik reviewed the progress of conservation and eco-restoration of the Wular lake on Wednesday and directed officials to expedite dredging of the... Read More


Deputy Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism named

Kyrgyzstan, Jan. 16 -- Kairat Imanaliyev was appointed Deputy Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism of Kyrgyzstan by the Prime Minister. Imanaliyev, 41, will oversee the cultural issues in his... Read More


Rajpath to be turned into boulevard; to get fountains, parking space

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Rajpath will soon wear a new look. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) had two rounds of meeting with Union ministry of housing and urban affairs in past one-and-ahalf months ... Read More