MakeMyTrip bears the brunt of Covid-hit travel industry, lays off 350 employees
The company is offering mediclaim coverage till the year-end for individuals and their families who have been impacted by this move.
Tourism and hospitality industry expresses shock and disappointment for no inclusion under Rs 20 lakh crore Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package
Travel from New York city seeded wave of US outbreaks
Research indicates that a wave of infections swept from New York City through much of t...
1.45 lakh passengers set to travel on June 1 as 200 more trains commence operations
Around 26 lacs passengers booked for Advance Reservation Period between June 1 and June 30. These passenger services will be in addition to Shramik special trains and 30 special AC trains being run since 12th May. Passengers have been advised to reach the railway station at least 90 minutes in advance.
Indians launch SOS campaign to travel home with minor children having US citizenship
Travel to India by a non-Indian citizen, except for certain categories of those having Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) card, is barred due to strict travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MHA allows sports complexes, stadia to open in Lockdown 4 but no entry for spectators
Sports complexes and stadia were on Sunday permitted to open but declared out of bounds for spectators in the fourth phase of the coronavirus-forced lockdown, possibly clearing the path for at least the resumption of halted training camps. Despite the relaxation, the IPL is unlikely to go ahead even behind closed doors anytime soon as travel restrictions continue to remain in place.
Airbnb is cutting 25% of staff amid global travel slump
The San Francisco-based startup, which was poised to be the blockbuster stock listing of the year, has raised $2 billion in capital and dramatically cut costs in a bid to weather the slump.
IITs look at various options to deal with annual exams if travel restrictions continue
IIT Bombay, for the first time, will evaluate its student based on their past performances, said a professor who attended an internal meeting of the institute last week where this decision was made.
Covid-19: Travel operators' body demands six-month tax holiday on tourist buses
The Association’s demands include six-month road-tax exemption and 50% tax concession for the next six months, 15 days advance tax payment to be extended to 30 days and the signing of reciprocal agreement to drop inter-state tax.
Government suspends all visas, bars travel by OCI card holders
The Home Ministry also said it has kept in abeyance multiple-entry life-long visas given to Overseas Citizens of India card holders till international travel remains suspended.
Uber announces essential travel service in four cities
Launched with the consent of local authorities, the ‘Uber Essential’ will only be available to riders who carry relevant documentation to validate their purpose of travel to authorities, the app-based cab aggregator said in a statement.
Railways and States should arrange for free travel of stranded migrant workers: SC
The petitioners said that all the migrant workers who wish to go back to their hometown/villages, including those who are living in shelter homes/relief camps as well as those who might be stuck in rented accommodations, must be treated as 'stranded' and their travel by trains or buses should consequently be facilitated free of cost by the central government.
Centre should ensure safe, free travel for migrant workers: TMC
Referring to the Centre's decision to send health teams to places with high incidence of COVID-19, Derek O'Brien, another senior leader of the party, said the fact that only one team has been sent to Bengal proves that the situation here is far better than other states.
ICC Board members may discuss shifting T20 World Cup to 2022
The ICC flagship event is scheduled in Australia from October 18 to November 15. The ICC Board Meeting will be preceded by the Cricket Committee meeting to discuss playing conditions including applying sweat and saliva on the ball. It is expected that ICC's Events Committee headed by Chris Tetley will present multiple options.
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