Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Adventure Tourism

Adventure Tourism

Manapad set to host the second edition of Sail & Surf...

MANAPAD The quaint coastal hamlet of Manapad is set to host the annual national level adventure water sports event for the second time. ‘Manapad Classic’, the...

Hydel tourism site to be opened

KOZHIKODE The first tourism destination in the district under the Kerala Hydel Tourism Centre (KHTC), a subsidiary of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB), will...

Everest shuts down for the first time since 1987

Climbers and their local guides were descending from Everest base camp yesterday as officials said a sherpa boycott and fresh avalanches had ended hopes...

Wayanad beckons tourists with new destinations

KALPETTA More tourist spots will enter the tourism map of Wayanad with the opening of three tourism destinations in the hill station, one of the...

Video: Hot air ballooning picks up in India

FEATURE Till recently, hot air balloon rides were not something one associated with India. But today, you can find a number of operators offering the service...

Scuba diving soon near remote island

CHENNAI Narcondam, which is an extremely remote island in the Andaman Sea and home to the endangered endemic species Narco­ndam hornbill, will soon pulsate with...

Adventure tourism hits a rough patch in Kerala

KOCHI Instilling an adventurous spir it among domestic tourists would be a tough task for Kerala Tourism, as there seems to be few or no...

Biker set to record fastest travel from UK to India

FEATURE When it comes to long-distance travel, most motorists would choose a car over a motorbike. However, Sushanth Shetty has decided to ride his superbike...

More forecasts, doctors for Everest climbers

KATHMANDU Nepal will station doctors on Mount Everest and upgrade weather forecasting systems on popular trekking and climbing routes after a snowstorm and avalanches killed...

Everest tragedy exposes big biz behind

KATHMANDU Blogging from Everest base camp after 16 sherpas were killed by an avalanche, American climber Ed Marzec lamented: "I am shamed by our greed...