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Travel insurance rates may remain stable this year as rupee volatility eases

Deepa Nair

Travellers will not feel the pinch of rising travel insurance premiums this year, thanks to... »

Varun group begins work on 5-star hotel project

Ch. R. S. Sarma

The Visakhapatnam-based Varun group has started work on its 5-star hotel project in Vijayaw... »

Shopping in London

Shopping Unlimited London has much to offer shoppers, and Oxford Circus is the centre of it all!

Harish Bhat

I was visiting London earlier this month. It was a nice time of the year to be in one of... »

Adventure sports facilities to come up at Dhamapur lake

PTI

In a bid to attract more tourists to Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, forest officials a... »

South African Airways to educate travellers on country being Ebola safe

Ashwini Phadnis

To tell travellers that South Africa is not affected by the deadly Ebola virus, South African... »

Goa govt suspends water sports after death of Russian tourists

PTI

The Goa government here suspended all water sports activity across the state following the fresh incident of death of three Russian nationals near here during a water sport activity being opera... »

Light & sound show at three Odisha heritage sites

PTI

The Odisha government said on Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) for introduction of light and sound shows at the twin hill... »

U.P. to develop ‘heritage arc’

PTI

With an intention to boost tourism in Uttar Pradesh, the state government will develop a “heritage arc” involving Agra, Lucknow and Varanasi on the lines of ‘Agra-Jaipur-Delhi triangle’ “... »

British Airways to fly Dreamliner on Chennai-London leg

Christopher Fordyce, Regional
Commercial Manager, South Asia

Our Bureau

After Hyderabad, British Airways will introduce its ultra-modern B787 Dreamliner aircraft in the Chennai-London route – an important link to people going to the US. It will also increase freque... »

TUI India plans to tap travellers from smaller cities

Our Bureau

Tour operator TUI India sees greater business opportunity in tier-2 and tier-3 cities. The company plans to increase its store presence from the current six to 15 stores by the end of next year... »

M.P. amends tourism policy to woo investors

PTI

The Madhya Pradesh government has amended its tourism policy and decided to stop levying luxury tax on hotels charging less than Rs 3,000 per day for a room, M.P. tourism and culture minister S... »

Air India flight to Pantnagar from Oct 14

Our Bureau

Air India will operate a direct flight between Delhi and Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, starting from October 14. The four times a week flight will operate on Tuesday, Wednesday,&... »

Entry into US may get easy for Indians

Our Bureau

Indians could soon find it easier to travel to the US.This follows India agreeing to complete formalities to join the US Global Entry Programme. The decision to join the programme, which... »

China halts visas for Hong Kong- bound tour groups

PTI

China appears to have suspended visas for tour groups heading to Hong Kong as huge pro-democracy protests grip the semi-autonomous city, a travel industry leader said tonight.Travel agents... »

ONGC to contribute Rs 20.75 cr for upkeep of Taj Mahal

Our Bureau

Hydrocarbon behemoth Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) will contribute Rs 20.75 crore for the beautification and cleanliness of the Taj Mahal.   A tripartite memor... »

Minister asks Chennai airport to ease congestion at domestic terminal

Wayanad makes a splash at tourism fair

Tourism Ministry eyes 1% share in world tourist arrivals

China allows Kailash Mansarovar yatra via Nathula pass in Sikkim

‘India becomes the fastest growing travel market for US’

MakeMyTrip sets up $15-mn innovation fund for early-stage companies

Goa expects maximum tourists from Russia despite Ukraine crisis

Chhattisgarh to develop Sirpur to woo foreign tourists

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Tour operators

Never mind the ticketing portals, it’s still the tour operators travellers prefer when it comes to booking a trip. A survey, Half Time 2014 – New Trends to Tell You Where India’s Consumer is Headed... »
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A holiday tailor-made for you

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Elizabeth Mathew

 How can you make a travel experience better? By customising it to meet your needs, of course. In their quest for a holiday that’s tailored specifically to their needs, high net worth... »

V Resorts raises $2 m from Seedfund

PTI

Boutique resorts chain V Resorts has raised around $2 million (about Rs 12 crore) from Seedfund as it plans to add 4 more properties in its leisure resort portfolio. “V Resorts, a chain o... »

Training for tourist drivers

Our Bureau

Sarathy Souhrudam, the CSR activity promoted by the travel and tourism management company Intersight, has launched its second phase. The objective of the CSR activity is to make dr... »

TUI India to focus more on tier-II, III cities

Our Bureau

Tour operator TUI India sees greater business opportunity in tier-2 and tier-3 cities in the country. The company plans to increase its presence from current six to 15 stores by the end of next ye... »

Gujarat to promote Vadodara as state’s cultural capital

Champaner intricate stone work

PTI

Gujarat government has set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to promote Vadodara as the state’s cultural capital and encourage tourism in the city. The SPV, known as Vadodara Internation... »

Indigenous Meghalaya beverages a hit among tourists

PTI

The picturesque hill state of Meghalaya, boasting of forests and meadows, also takes pride in its indigenous culture running for centuries with cuisine being an integral part. Two typical... »

Badrinath Temple to close for winter on Nov 27

PTI

Badrinath Temple, one of the four Char Dhams, will close for winters on November 27 this year.“According to the auspicious date fixed on the occasion of Vijayadashmi today, the temple will... »

PIO card will be valid for lifetime: Home Ministry

Our Bureau

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement at Madison Square Garden in New York that life-time visas will soon be given to Persons of Indian Origin card holders, the Ministry of Home Af... »

Vodafone ties up with IRCTC partner

Our Bureau

Vodafone India has entered into an agreement with Bharat BPO, a partner of Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corp, to provide online booking of railway tickets through mobile ph... »

No more a flight risk

Goa tourism may tie up with Bollywood to target NRIs

Tourism Ministry eyes 1% of world tourist arrivals

Indians’ overseas travel grew 21% in H1 2014: Report

Award for Taj Falaknuma Palace

Thailand eyes India, Southeast Asia to boost tourism market

Chinese woman publishes first-ever travelogue on India


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