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  • 50 000 tourism businesses had either temporarily or shut doors
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    50 000 tourism businesses had either temporarily or shut doors

    By Tshego Lepule 5h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShare Cape Town – The Covid-19 pandemic has had such a severe impact on tourism that authorities say visitor numbers dwindled to like 30 years ago when South Africa barely registered on the international travel map. Meanwhile, SA Tourism said 50 000 tourism businesses had either temporarily or permanently closed. The latest report released by Statistics SA into traveller movements showed that for December, when compared to the previous year’s figures, arrivals for foreign travellers dropped by a staggering 82.1% from more than 1.5 million in 2019 to about 280 000. Numbers […] More

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    BJP will make Puducherry India’s jewel: Amit Shah

    Shah addressed his first election rally in Puducherry two days after the Election Commission announced the poll schedule. Puducherry: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people of Puducherry to give a chance to the BJP, promising to make the union territory India’s jewel. Addressing a public meeting at Karaikal, he exuded the confidence that in the upcoming polls, the NDA government will be formed in Puducherry under the leadership of the BJP. Shah addressed his first election rally in Puducherry two days after the Election Commission announced the poll schedule. Elections for the 30-member Assembly are scheduled in […] More

  • Odisha IPS couple escapes unhurt after massive fire breaks out at eco-retreat camp in Baliput
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    Odisha IPS couple escapes unhurt after massive fire breaks out at eco-retreat camp in Baliput

    Odisha IPS officer couple escaped unhurt after a major fire broke out in three tents at an eco-retreat in Cuttack. A major fire broke out at the Satkosia Eco-Retreat in Narasinghpur area of Cuttack, Odisha. (India Today) Odisha IPS officer couple — Sanjeeb Panda and his wife Santosh Bala – escaped unhurt after a major fire broke out in three tents at the Satkosia Eco-Retreat in Narasinghpur area of Cuttack district in the wee hours of Sunday. The couple was staying in one of the cottages at the eco-retreat camp which was set up by the Odisha State Tourism Department […] More

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    Encouraging reports of tourism revival coming from J&K: Secy Tourism GoI

    Srinagar: Secretary Tourism for Government of India, Arvind Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday said that the domestic tourism is showing signs of revival and most encouraging reports are coming the Jammu and Kashmir itself. Talking to reporters in the sidelines of Graduation ceremony of 5th Snow Skiing course at Indian Institute of Skiing & Mountaineering, Gulmarg, Arvind said that the government is confident that domestic tourism will get back to its original level.   He said that domestic tourism is showing signs of revival in country and most encouraging reports are coming from […] More

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    Yogi to inaugurate Gorakhpur zoo next month

    Gorakhpur, Feb 28 (UNI) The construction of Gorakhpur zoo has been completed and it is expected to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath next month. Wild animals such as leopard, hippopotamus, deer, jackal and python have already arrived and a pair of lions (Pataudi and Marium) reached the zoo on Sunday morning, officials here said. While Pataudi has been brought from the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, Marium has being shifted here from the Lion Safari Park in Etawah. Named after Amar Shaheed Ashfaqullah Khan, this zoological park is the most beautiful zoo in eastern India and it will prove to […] More

  • Govt doing all to promote tourism, generate employment opportunities: PM
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    Govt doing all to promote tourism, generate employment opportunities: PM

    JHELUM, Feb 28 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said the government was doing all to promote tourism and generate employment opportunities for youth in Pakistan, which was bestowed with abundant natural resources including sea, high mountains, salt ranges and historical sites. “The preservation and protection of our historical sites and national heritage is also essential to keep the coming generations informed about history,” Imran Khan said after inaugurating the heritage trail at the Al Biruni point (Baghan Wala Village) at the Nandana Fort in district Jhelum.   وزیراعظم عمران خان، سیاحتی منصوبے البیرونی ریڈیس کے افتتاح کے موقع […] More

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    Abu Dhabi Culture – App Scholars

    Abu Dhabi Culture – Description The Abu Dhabi Culture mobile app is the ‘official source’ of culture information and activities. It is a comprehensive and reliable information resource for residents and visitors to know more about the cultural heritage of Abu Dhabi, and for culture seekers, researchers and academics to discover and experience the diverse and historic cultural offerings of Abu Dhabi. The app contains information on cultural projects, museums and galleries, traditions, arts and traditional handicrafts, historic sites, natural attractions, and events and festivals in Abu Dhabi, along with regulations and policies related to the tourism sector. The app […] More

  • South Africa to play against India at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium under the captaincy of Sune Luus
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    South Africa to play against India at Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium under the captaincy of Sune Luus

    South Africa’s Women’s Cricket Team has announced their squad for the India tour set to be played in Lucknow and Sune Luss has been notified as their captain for this tour. Regular captain Dane van Niekerk is injured and will not play the series, read reports. Besides her, the 17-member touring squad will also miss all-rounder Chloe Tryon, who previously missed the recent home series against Pakistan. The remaining unit has remained unchanged since the team’s last appearance in Durban. Biosecure environment for all India vs South Africa matches in Lucknow The Touring squad reached Lucknow on Saturday afternoon, ahead […] More

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    Hafeez Shaikh to win Senate election from Islamabad: Sheikh Rashid – Pakistan

      Published On 28 February,2021 06:02 pm Hafeez Shaikh to win Senate election from Islamabad: Sheikh Rashid ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed rejected any kind of differences among the PTI ranks. He expressed the belief that PTI candidate and Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh will win the Senate elections. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today (Sunday), the Minister said no hurdle will be created in the way of Pakistan Democratic Movement s protest if there is no violation of law. He, however, appealed the PDM leadership to reschedule their protest after Pakistan Day parade […] More

  • Google and SA Tourism launch ‘Explorer’s Paradise’ – Gadget
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    Google and SA Tourism launch ‘Explorer’s Paradise’ – Gadget

    Google Arts & Culture (GAC) and SA Tourism today announced South Africa: An Explorer’s Paradise, an online exhibition where visitors from all over the world can explore South Africa through a collection of 500 images and videos, 55 Street Views and 20 digital stories. This is the first phase in a long-term collaboration to celebrate South Africa’s diverse people, its rich cultural heritage and its breathtaking landscapes. COVID-19 has put pressure on the tourism industry in South Africa, and globally, and the project offers audiences the opportunity to virtually discover the best of the country. “South Africa has been aptly […] More

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    Chai, Chai: Travels in Places Where You Stop But Never Get Off: Travels to Places Where You Stop but Never Get off! – India Education,Education News India,Education News

    Chai, Chai: Travels in Places Where You Stop But Never Get Off: Travels to Places Where You Stop but Never Get off! – India Education,Education News India,Education News | India Education Diary Home Book & Literature Chai, Chai: Travels in Places Where You Stop But Never Get Off: Travels to Places Where You Stop but Never Get off! Read further. More

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    Need to preserve cultural heritage for future generation: PM Imran – Pakistan

      Published On 28 February,2021 10:16 am PM Imran launches tourist project Al-Beruni Radius at Nandana fort JHELUM (Dunya News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday has said that there is a need to preserve cultural heritage for future generation of Pakistan. While addressing a press conference after launching Al-Beruni Radius, a tourism project for the revival of heritage at Nandana fort, the premier said that tourism provides opportunities for employment for the people. He said that the recent discovery of a 40-feet long statue of sleeping Buddha from Haripur shows rich cultural heritage of Pakistan. Salt […] More

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