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A holiday tailor-made for you

Elizabeth Mathew

 How can you make a travel experience better? By customising it to meet your needs,... »

V Resorts raises $2 m from Seedfund

PTI

Boutique resorts chain V Resorts has raised around $2 million (about Rs 12 crore) from Seedfund... »

U.P. to develop ‘heritage arc’

PTI

With an intention to boost tourism in Uttar Pradesh, the state government will develop a “herita... »

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 cou... »

Training for tourist drivers

Our Bureau

Sarathy Souhrudam, the CSR activity promoted by the travel and tourism managemen... »

Adventure sports facilities to come up at Dhamapur lake

PTI

In a bid to attract more tourists to Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, forest officials are soon going to make adventure sports facilities available at the Dhamapur lake which is close to t... »

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... »

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... »
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No more a flight risk

Ashwini Phadnis

Worried as to how your aged and wheelchair-bound parents will manage check-in and security at Chennai airport and then collect their bags when they reach Delhi after their flight? All you... »

Goa tourism may tie up with Bollywood to target NRIs

PTI

The Goa tourism department here said that it is open to tie up with Bollywood films that are shot in Goa, in order to target NRI tourists.State tourism director Amey Abhyankar said that ini... »

Tourism Ministry eyes 1% of world tourist arrivals

Navadha Pandey

The Ministry of Tourism aims to get 1 per cent of the world tourist arrivals, as against the current 0.64 per cent. “In 2013, we got 69.7 lakh tourist arrivals and expect to cross 73 lakh tourist... »

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

AirAsia launches daily flight to Jaipur, Chandigarh

Thomas Cook India partners with Allpoint Network

SpiceJet offers Rs 499 fare on domestic network

Excitement in the Swiss Alps

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... »

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

Our Bureau

Chennai airport will reposition some of the food and beverages stalls to provide more space in the security hold area in the domestic terminal, the Airport Director, HS Suresh said on Sunday.»

Wayanad makes a splash at tourism fair

KPM Basheer

Wayanad, the fastest growing tourism destination in Kerala, made a splash at last week’s Kerala Travel Mart here.The KTM, the largest annual tourism marketing fair in the State joint... »

Tourism Ministry eyes 1% share in world tourist arrivals

Our Bureau

The Ministry of Tourism aims to get 1 per cent share of world tourist arrivals, as against the current 0.64 per cent. “In 2013, we received 69.7 lakh tourists and this year we expect it... »

China allows Kailash Mansarovar yatra via Nathula pass in Sikkim

Our Bureau

Indians travelling on the annual Kailash Manasarovar yatra will soon have another route, thanks to China agreeing to allow the yatra through the Nathula pass in Sikkim. The new ro... »

‘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

TripAdvisor appoints Angie Vaux

Angie Vaux is Commercial Director, APAC, TripAdvisor

Luxury river cruise sails up to Varanasi from Patna


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