Water Tourism

Archaeological discoveries enrich Grand Canal culture-Xinhua

Archaeological discoveries enrich Grand Canal culture-Xinhua

Staff members clean weeds at the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, June 24, 2022. (Xinhua/Li Xin) BEIJING, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) — Massive archaeological excavation works have been carried out along the Beijing section of the Grand Canal for the comprehensive protection of cultural sites along the world’s longest artificial waterway. Chen Mingjie, director of the Beijing Municipal …

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How eco-tourism can promote ecological security, livelihood opportunities in Tamil Nadu

How eco-tourism can promote ecological security, livelihood opportunities in Tamil Nadu

Forest dependents and other tribes who live inside the forest face adverse livelihood issues The Tamil Nadu eco-tourism policy was prepared by the state forest department in 2017 following the principles of biodiversity conservation. The aim was the promotion of ecological security and livelihood opportunities as enunciated in the National Forest Policy. The policy was …

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Multiple Initiatives Undertaken To Transform Dumboor Lake As ‘World-Class Tourist Destination’

Multiple Initiatives Undertaken To Transform Dumboor Lake As ‘World-Class Tourist Destination’

Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura Agartala, July 20, 2022 : Tourism has become one of the core sectors of economy in Tripura after the BJP-led government formed in 2018. Among the various tourist spots in Tripura, steps have been initiated for transforming the beautiful Dumboor Lake, one of the largest water bodies in the North …

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Transition inevitable to ensure energy security

Transition inevitable to ensure energy security

Roslan (second left) joins members of the media in a tour at Susu Dam (Ulu Jelai) here. — Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: The transition to clean energy is inevitable as the world moves towards reversing the impact of climate change while simultaneously strengthening energy security to hedge against external uncertainties, such as the Russia-Ukraine conflict’s …

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Revenge travel!  7 visa- and quarantine-free countries for fully vaccinated Filipinos

Revenge travel! 7 visa- and quarantine-free countries for fully vaccinated Filipinos

As travel restrictions continue to ease, more and more Filipinos are testing the waters of international travel to make up for the two years spent in lockdown. While traveling internationally can sound daunting now – especially with all the added necessary safety precautions – it should still not stop you from jet-setting to your dream …

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Eknath Shinde Allocates Portfolios, BJP Bags Key Ministers In Maharashtra

Eknath Shinde Allocates Portfolios, BJP Bags Key Ministers In Maharashtra

Five days after the induction of 18 ministers into his cabinet, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday distributed portfolios, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) getting several key ministries, including the Home and Finance that will be handled by Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis. Shinde kept Urban Development and 11 other ministries with himself. Shinde, …

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How extreme weather could force travelers to revamp their vacation plans — now and in the future

How extreme weather could force travelers to revamp their vacation plans — now and in the future

A recent trip to Europe marked a first for Amanda Jacobsmeyer as she traveled in the summer rather than during a cooler time of year. “It was very hot,” said Jacobsmeyer, a New Yorker who visited northern Italy, southern France and Monaco over eight days in July. In Monaco, the mercury went high enough for …

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A record amount of seaweed is choking shores in the Caribbean : NPR

A record amount of seaweed is choking shores in the Caribbean : NPR

Seaweed covers the Atlantic shore in Frigate Bay, St. Kitts and Nevis, on Wednesday. A record amount of seaweed is smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados. Ricardo Mazalan/AP hide caption toggle caption Ricardo Mazalan/AP Seaweed covers the Atlantic shore in Frigate Bay, St. Kitts and Nevis, on Wednesday. A record amount of seaweed …

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Russian tourists to Finland greeted with Ukrainian anthem

Russian tourists to Finland greeted with Ukrainian anthem

Issued on: 14/08/2022 – 07:36modified: 14/08/2022 – 07:35 Lappeenranta (Finland) (AFP) – A crowd of people gathers in the Eastern Finnish city of Imatra on a bridge overlooking Imatrankoski rapids, one of the Nordic country’s most well-known natural attractions. At the same time every day, the river’s almost century-old dam is opened and water rushes …

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