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Kathmandu is plastered with hideous hoarding boards and the city can't do anything about them

Kathmandu, Aug. 20 -- As visitors come out of Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, two gigantic hoarding boards-one a welcome greeting and the other a cement advert-greet them. The problem wit... Read More


King Mohammed VI Urges Morocco's Youth to Embrace Vocational Training

Rabat, Aug. 20 -- In his speech for Revolution Day, King Mohammed VI encouraged Moroccan youth not to discount vocational training. The King recommended vocational training as a means to reduce the un... Read More


Every year valley authorities launch drive to clear the city from visual pollutants. But nothing happens.

Kathmandu, Aug. 20 -- As visitors come out of Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, two gigantic hoarding boards-one a welcome greeting and the other a cement advert-greet them. The problem wi... Read More


Tourism Minister announces e-tourist visas for peak and lean seasons

New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- "India will now offer a 30-day e-tourist visa for a fee of $25 during the peak tourism season between July to March... India will offer a 30-day e-tourist visa at a fee of $10 fe... Read More


India travel and tourism: Can a closed-door meeting help?

U.S., Aug. 20 -- In India, as in perhaps some other countries, it is said that the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing. And this can be crucial or worse when tourism is concerned. So... Read More


Locals lament the 'emptiness' of the historical village of Gairagaun

Baglung, Aug. 20 -- The historic village of Gairagaun is a 30-minute jeep ride from the district headquarters of Baglung. The village, predominantly a Dalit settlement, carries an illustrious history.... Read More


Centara and Al Bandary Sign Agreement for Two More Doha Hotels

U.S., Aug. 20 -- Centara Hotels & Resorts , Thailand's leading hospitality group, signed a hotel management agreement for two new hotels owned by Al Bandary Hotel Management LLC. The agreement repres... Read More


CM Yogi to lay foundation of projects worth Rs 2 billion in Mathura on Krishna Janamotsav

Mathura, Aug. 20 -- The birthplace of Lord Krishna, Mathura, is being decked up for the three-day Shri Krishna Janamotsav that kick-starts here on Friday. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath is expected to... Read More


Iconic Tourist Sites: Odisha's Puri and Konark cannot be overlooked, says Union Minister

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 20 -- Odisha's Puri Jagannath Temple and Konark Sun Temple will get 'iconic heritage' tag and as they assume historical importance, nobody can overlook them, said Union Tourism Minis... Read More


Sanwo-Olu inaugurates cabinet

Nigeria, Aug. 20 -- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday constituted the state's Executive Council with the swearing-in of 35 cabinet members who took the oath as Commissioners and Special Advisers.... Read More