Category: Tours

Tours tap into popularity of craft beer

A customer bellies up to the bar at Resolution Brewing in Anchorage. Tour operators have developed products to take advantage of Alaska’s growing craft beer industry. This summer, cyclists will tackle the rugged terrain of the Alaska Mountain Range and Denali National Park with the bicycle…

Thai Tour Operators Charged Over Chinese Visitor Scams

China sends more people to Thailand than any other nation (File Photo) BANGKOK, THAILAND:  Thai prosecutors have charged a string of tour operators with ripping off Chinese tourists, police said on Thursday, as the kingdom cracks down on scams targeting their most lucrative visitors. China sends more…

These Tours Use Food to Bridge the Gap Between Israelis and Palestinians

As Israeli and Palestinian heads of state grow more reluctant to show up at the negotiating table, pioneering travel outfitters are bridging the gap between the two cultures in a different way—by encouraging visitors to break bread with locals on both sides of the unofficial border. “We wanted to…

Art, history tours offer visitors a unique look at Whatcom County

  A volunteer docent leads a tour of the “People of the Sea and Cedar” exhibition at the Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building. Whatcom Museum Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald With visitors in town during the holidays, it’s always nice to find unique activities in Bellingham that get everyone…

Package tours likely to get cheaper post tax credits’ review

NEW DELHI: Package tours could become cheaper as the government is looking at a proposal to allow tax credits to tour operators, which will reduce the incidence of the goods and services tax on those booking holidays. The GST Council is expected to take a call on this at its next meeting,…

Afghanistan eye ‘A’ tours to India before debut Test

Afghanistan U-19 cricketers during their training stint at the SRMC, Chennai, earlier this year. CHENNAI: The cricket fraternity in Afghanistan is buzzing with excitement after the BCCIannounced its decision to host the war-torn nation in their debut Test match next year. Now, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), which has received tremendous…