Exploring the History and Stunning Beauty of the Lakshadweep Islands

Translating from Malayalam to English as “one hundred thousand islands,” the Lakshadweep Islands form India’s smallest union territory, covering a total surface area of just 32 square kilometers. Its 36 islands have been severely impacted by climate change, with one island lost completely due to sea erosion.  Unlike many Indian Ocean archipelagos, the Lakshadweep IslandsContinue reading Exploring the History and Stunning Beauty of the Lakshadweep Islands

What Are the Lasting Repercussions of COVID-19 on Tourism and Travel?

With countries all over the world closing their borders in short succession, the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a collapse in the international travel industry, the likes of which had never been seen before. According to World Tourism Organization data, international arrivals tumbled by 73% globally in 2020, with 1 billion fewer vacationers travelling compared to 2019.  Continue reading “What Are the Lasting Repercussions of COVID-19 on Tourism and Travel?”