Travel & Tourism

Planning to visit Statue of Unity in winter vacations? Here are the packages, costs and everything you need to know

Statue of Unity: Built in the memory of the architect of modern India and its first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the statue sees a massive footfall of tourists every day.

The grand destination: What makes Goa everyone’s favourite

With an extensive coastline, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches in the country, diverse culture, heritage and food to explore.

A charged-up Dutchman! Wiebe Wakker reaches Brisbane with his electric car after 991 days

Wakker’s project is called ‘Plug Me In’, and he says his aim is to inspire, educate and accelerate the transition towards a zero-carbon future.

In a first! Online travel aggregators will now need to be recognised by Tourism Ministry in order to operate

Online travel aggregators like Air B&B, Makemytrip, Yatra and Oyo will now need to be recognised by the Tourism Ministry in order to operate, a senior official said.

Gujarat: Serpentine queues, annoyed tourists at Statue of Unity as lift stopped working for the 3rd time in four days

The management faced ire of tourists who were not able to see to the viewing gallery even after waiting for nearly three to four hours. Many of them demanded refund for their tickets.

Statue of Unity to propel Gujarat tourism, 7.5 crore per year visitors expected by 2020

Recently it was reported that the Statue of Unity is attracting 30,000 visitors per day and has become a major tourism hotspot, not just of Gujarat but of the country as well.

Statue of Unity becomes a tourist hotspot: Around 30,000 visitors come daily, say Gujarat officials

According to media reports 2.79 lakh visitors came to see the statue in a month and its ticket sale generated a revenue of Rs 6.38 crore.

Victoria Memorial to become fully user-friendly for people with disabilities by April 2019

The iconic Victoria Memorial will become fully user-friendly for persons with disabilities by April next year after the completion of the ongoing renovation work, Curator of the museum, Jayanta Sengup

Paradise needs a positive image

Even as the J&K Tourism department grapples with allegations of mismanagement of a recent Autumn Fest familiarisation tour as a result of which heads have rolled, one thing remains unchanged - Kashmir

New social enterprise cafe to open in the heart of Bondi, Australia

Heart Cafe diners can sit back and enjoy delicious local dishes knowing they’re helping to bridge the gap from unemployment to mainstream employment for some of Sydney’s most disadvantaged young p

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the WETA designed UK War Memorial

At almost five metres tall, the monument joins together two of the UK and New Zealand’s most iconic trees

Apart from scenic beauty, world’s tallest Chenrezig statue in Sikkim to woo tourists from November

According to the Sikkim government, the pilgrim site at Pelling, West Sikkim, will play host to the tallest Chenrezig statue in the world at an elevation of 7200 metres.

Come experience Goa this November

Though every month in Goa is a unique experience, there is something special about the month of November, which is also often the best time to visit the state

A Madras affair: South India’s oldest hotel reopens in modern avatar

South India’s oldest hotel, Taj Connemara, reopens in a modern avatar, but with all the nostalgia intact.

Drukair launches first direct connection between North East India and Singapore

Singapore Changi Airport has announced the launch of its 16th city link to India with the introduction of a new non-stop service between Guwahati and Singapore, operated by Drukair Royal Bhutan Airlin

Algarve: A family holiday destination

Algarve, in the southernmost region of Portugal has beautiful sandy beaches framed by golden cliffs, a mild climate, safe and friendly environment, variety of exquisite cuisines making it an ideal pla reveals ideal Dussehra long weekend getaway options

With Dussehra falling on a Friday, the upcoming long weekend has already gotten Indian travellers packing their bags and exploring the best quick getaway options around their cities

Czech Republic, the Promised Land of Spas

One of the most frequent reasons for visiting the country is to stay in a spa. The Czech spa tradition is one of the oldest in Europe

Kerala Tourism conducts Tourism Readiness Survey

In a bid to check out Kerala's readiness to welcome visitors to its globally renowned destinations, the department of tourism, Kerala recently conducted a Tourism Readiness Survey

‘Cox & Kings was the first ever private company to run four luxury carriages in a train from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer’

As Cox & Kings, the world's oldest established travel company completes 260 years in the industry, Peter Kerkar, Group CEO, Cox & Kings, recalls the journey so far and the roadmap ahead

Girls to take over as Heads of Canadian Missions in India to mark International Day of the Girl

Canadian Missions in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru will mark the International Day of the Girl (IDGC) on October 11, 2018, with a range of activities to empower girls and highlight the fact that girls c

International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovation and Technology to be held in Hamedan, Iran

Seeking to advance use of innovation and cutting-edge technologies into cultural tourism practices, destinations and products, the International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovati

Festive Halloween celebrations throughout New York City’s five boroughs

From one of the largest Halloween parades in the country to the dozens of haunted houses and autumn activities, New York City provides something for all Halloween buffs, no matter age or spooky-tolera

Madhya Pradesh opens heritage building Minto Hall for business after Rs 64 cr refurbishment

It will host Asia's first international adventure ATTA event in December

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