Travel & Tourism

Rajasthan’s famed Pushkar Mela to start on Oct 28

A signature tune called the Pushkar ki Pukaar, created especially for this year’s festival will debut across the festival giving the festival a unique musical identity

Experience the first ‘World of The Hunger Games’ at Motiongate Dubai

The World of The Hunger Games is also composed of two attractions – street show, an immersive shopping outlet with exclusive branded merchandise and a street-front cafe

Philippines eyes one lakh tourists from India by December end

Philippines Tourism Department today said it expects one lakh tourists from India by the end of the calendar year as against about 70,000 during last year.

Jammu-Doda heli service to commence on Oct 24

Last month, similar services were started between Jammu- Poonch and Jammu-Rajouri districts

Here is list of top 10 islands in world as per Travel + Leisure readers

With a score of 93.15, Palawan tops the list in the World’s Best Awards for top 10 islands. There’s nothing quite like immersing yourself in the natural wonders of this Philippine archipelago.

Why Dubai is the perfect getaway for travellers of all ages

Shopping, fun, adventure, learning, diversity. You name it and Dubai has it, making it the perfect vacation getaway for travellers of all ages.

Louvre Abu Dhabi signs partnership with Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways’ destination management company, Hala, will collaborate with the museum on bespoke tour packages in Abu Dhabi

Diwali fervour in Mauritius

Besides celebrating Lord Ram's victorious return, the little flickering lights also symbolise the beginning of summer in Mauritius

Posts dept issues postage stamps of Mumbai Airport

This is the first time in the history of Indian aviation that a stamp on an airport was issued by the Department of Posts

MP will be developed as water tourism hub: Chouhan

Infrastructure will be developed in Madhya Dweep and other parts of the state and private players will be given opportunity to run various activities, hotels and services

Indians always on social media during vacation: Survey

Indians top ahead of Thailand and Mexico when it comes to using social media while holidaying, says a survey conducted by Expedia.

Indian Accent in Delhi features in Asia’s top 10 restaurants

Indian Accent in New Delhi has featured among the top 10 best restaurants in Asia Travellers' Choice for the best fine dining eateries.

Thailand to celebrate Lantern Festival on November 3

Also called Lantern Festival or Festival of Floating Bowls, it is a traditional Thai cultural festival of lanterns, wishes and lights that will take place on November 3 this year

Singapore Airlines to introduce ‘From Farm to Plane’ concept

With the “From Farm to Plane” concept, Singapore Airlines intends to use more sustainable and meatless ingredients, as well as local produce, in its in-flight meals

Kumar Sanu’s restaurant to serve nostalgia with food

The food served at the restobar would include North Indian, Chinese and Bengali cuisines and serve such dishes as Pomfret Tandoori, Jugli Kebab (chicken and mutton kebabs in a skewer), Smoked Bekti an

1971 war battle tank on display in Rhino Heritage Museum

The Rhino Museum features the history of 101 Area, the first army formation to reach Dhaka during the 1971 Indo-Pak War

Destination Canada wants to go beyond VFR tourists from India

India has always been a traditional VFR market for Destination Canada, thanks to its huge Indian migrant community. But the NTO now wants to have a bigger slice of the Indian tourism pie.

Yatra expands inventory to 70,000 hotels with OYO partnership

Yatra Online has announced its partnership with OYO. This partnership brings OYO’s inventory for the first time onto a leading online travel agent platform.

Travellers’ Choice Awards: TripAdvisor announces list of top 10 museums in Asia; Check India’s ranking

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, chronicles the Cambodian genocide. The site is a former high school, which was used as the notorious security prison (S-21) by th

Wine tourism another focus area for Grover Zampa Vineyards

As Grover Zampa Vineyards celebrates 25 years of winemaking, Sumedh Singh Mandla, CEO, Grover Zampa Vineyards and chairman of the Asian Wine Producers Association, shares his insights on India's wine

Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran Inaugurates the 13th Annual Convention of Adventure Tour Operators Association of India

With the theme of 'Emerging Pathways', the annual convention aims to position India as the adventure capital of the world Mr. Kadakampally Surendran, Minister of Tourism, Government of Kerala, inaugur

London’s Camden Durga Puja steps into its 54th year

The London Durga Puja – Camden, which was started in 1963, has been patronised by industrialist Lakshmi Niwas Mittal and takes place at Camden Centre in central London, right opposite King's Cross s

Head to Shandong to experience Confucius Culture Festival

Celebrations include a grand ceremony of worshipping Confucius, performances at the Temple of Confucius and the Cemetery of Confucius and occasionally a kung fu competition

Kaziranga National Park to open for tourist from October 2

Kaziranga National Park in Assam, home to one-horn Indian rhinos, will reopen for tourists on October 2 next after it was closed in May this year.

Munich celebrates 184th Oktoberfest

In the 14 tents with capacity of over 98,000 seats, the big six Munich breweries, Augustiner, Hacker-Pschorr, Löwenbräu, Paulaner, Spaten and Hofbräuhaus, will offer their special Oktoberfest beers

Winter travel hots up; overseas bookings see 22% growth

The approaching winter season has witnessed 22 per cent growth in overseas bookings as compared to last year, according to a report.

Ola promotes responsible tourism and offbeat travel

The initiative also promotes tourism by encouraging road travel to less explored places that are easily accessible

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