Influx of tourist to Odisha decreases; Business in Puri hit

The influx of domestic and foreign tourists to Odisha decreased by 3.12 percent between 2019 and March 2020. Cuttack:  The 2019 Fani cyclone and the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic have proved to be a major hurdle for the hospitality business in Puri in Odisha. The manager of the Hotel, Prabhupada in  Puri said that business has […]

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Silence, the new normal for museums

Museums across Bengaluru see very few visitors amidst pandemic, face financial crunch. Bengaluru: Museums in Bengaluru which attracted thousands of tourists each week, see barely any visitors now. The usual chatter and exclaims of excitement from little children are replaced by complete silence. “Our main visitors are organised school groups but now those schools are […]

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Decrease in tourists affects businesses in Thanjavur

Tourism-based businesses in Thanjavur are badly impacted due to fewer tourists.  Thanjavur: Tourism-dependent businesses in Thanjavur district are facing losses.Tourist guide Sundar said,“I used to earn minimum Rs.1000 per day, but now it’s not possible as no tourists are visiting like earlier.  I usually guide domestic tourists from December to February every year.” Murugan, a […]

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Trekking Companies See a Boost Post Lockdown

Travelers choose to get away after the ease of restrictions. Jaipur: Trekking companies are seeing a surge in their clients after government eased travelling restrictions.Trekking has emerged as a safe option for  people who want to travel solo or in private groups. Gaurav, an employee of Riding Solo Company said, “During the lockdown we were […]

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