Category: Tours

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…

Indian team not in favour of long tours

HIGHLIGHTS Kohli, Dhoni and Shastri were pleased with the manner in which the meeting went and believe that the discussions were very “reasonable” The new Future Tours Program was presented to the team management and the latter looked content with the new model Virat Kohli and…

UWF Historic Trust hosts lantern tour of Christmases past

It might seem like a scene from Christmas past — men and women dressed in Viictorian-era finery making their way through the downtown streets of old Pensacola, guided only by the dim light of lanterns as they go on their merry wassailing way. You’ll get a chance to experience…

PEDAL-POWERED TOURS

A group of local entrepreneurs is betting on interest in downtown-area tours offering an interactive and up-close experience, plus some pedaling and maybe even some food and drink. Waco Pedal Tours is having a soft opening over the weekend with its four-wheel pedal-powered cart fitted for…

Bulldog Tours now offers LGBT-themed Charleston walking tour

Bulldog Tours recently began offering a “Real Rainbow Road LGBT Tour” Walking tour behemoth Bulldog Tours is now offering a private, and pretty exclusive, view of the Holy City through rainbow-colored glasses. The “Real Rainbow Road LGBT Tour” first debuted in mid-October for a cohort of…