In view of the growing popularity of Munsyari in the upper Himalayan region in Pithoragarh district as a bird watching destination, a multi-purposebird tourism centre is being developed at the eco park, Divisional Forest Officer Vinay Bhargava said on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Uttarakhand’s Munsyari to welcome a bird tourism centre soon
Located at the foot of the majestic Hoàng Liên Sơn range, Mù Cang Chải terraced fields is a cultural heritage created by local ethnic minorities for generations. The 500ha of terraced fields, located in the communes of La Pán Tẩn, Chế Cu Nha and Dế Xu Phình in Mù Cang Chải District have been recognised as special national sites by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. The site was listed among national relics and distinguighsed landscapes by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2007. They have also been on the list of ten most beautiful terraced fields in the world for many years. … [Read more...] about Tourism programme to highlight delights of Mù Cang Chải District
Hanoi (VNA) – Indonesia is planning to reopen Bali to tourists while Cambodia and Thailand have moved to increase border control to prevent further COVID-19 transmission. Indonesia’s popular holiday destination Bali is expected to resume tourism activities soon. Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Wishnutama Kusubandio said on May 28 that Bali is one of the Indonesian provinces that could be allowed to reopen to international visitors. Bali Vice Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati also stated earlier that his province is ready to carry out requirements to become a safe destination for foreign tourists after the pandemic. The Nusa Dua area of Bali is set to be the pilot area for the “new normal” scenario in the tourism sector as proposed by hotel and restaurant groups in the province. Last week, the local administration discussed this issue with tourism businesses and provincial agencies to issue new health protocols to ensure safety for … [Read more...] about Indonesia considers tourism resumption, Cambodia, Thailand tighten border control
“We have no idea how this is going to pan out,” he said. He will be bringing his 14 permanent employees out of furlough but is keeping another 10 seasonal workers waiting to hear if they have a job this summer. … [Read more...] about France’s tourism industry asks itself: can we save summer?
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?