Travel & Tourism

Kolkata’s Chowman to expand its footprints in other metros

Chowman, one of the leading fine dining Chinese restaurant chains in Kolkata plans to extend its footprints in other metros by 2017

Chinese visitor arrivals to grow by 30% in next decade: IHG Report

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has partnered with Oxford Economics to publish one of the most comprehensive studies into the Chinese travel market

Indian hotel tariff declines 2 per cent in 2014: Report

Despite hotel tariff rising globally due to an improving world economy, it declined in Asia, including India...

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Malaysia named as number 1 destination for Muslim Travel

Malaysia has been named as the number one destination across the globe in the Muslim travel market, according to the MasterCard - Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2015

Celebrating Braj Holi festival at Bharatpur

The event was held at Bharatpur, Deeg and Kaman to celebrate holi.

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Marriott Hotels India named one of the best places to work for in Asia

Marriott Hotels India has won the honour of being named one of the best organisations in Asia to work with by the Great Place To Work organisation

Ethiopian Airlines to increase flights to Mumbai

Ethiopian Airlines, the national carrier of Ethiopia is all set to increase the flight frequency to Mumbai to double daily effective March 29, 2015

Bangalore, Karachi-cheapest cities to live in: Survey

India's IT hub Bangalore and Pakistan's financial capital Karachi have emerged as the world's cheapest cities to live in, according to a new global survey...

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Western Australia prepares for whale shark swim tour season

Western Australia is preparing for another huge whale shark season, following sightings of the world’s largest fish near Exmouth in the State’s Coral Coast region

MoT identifies 50 circuits across India for development of tourism

The ministry of tourism (MoT) has identified 50 circuits for development of tourism

SilkAir plans to offer flights to Pune

The airline already flies to eight destinations in India namely; Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and Visakhapatnam

Union Budget 2015-16 shows commitment towards tourism: Industry

The Union Budget 2015-16 has considerably focused into the tourism sector

Ola acquires TaxiForSure for US$ 200mn

Ola (formerly Olacabs), one of India’s leading mobile app for personal transportation has acquired TaxiForSure for US$ 200 mn in a cash and equity deal

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APAC international air passenger numbers grow by 4.6% in Jan 2015

Preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) for the month of January 2015 show continued steady growth

Travel Trip: Taj Mahal’s secret story

It is no secret that the Taj Mahal is a monument of love, built by a Mogul emperor as the final resting place for his beloved queen...

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Marriott Hotels to open more Fairfield properties in India soon

Courtyard by Marriott Agra spearheads the brand's 1000 milestone celebrations

Cardiff to build Wales first trampoline park

Cardiff could be home to Wales’ first trampoline park, with plans for more than 100 trampolines in a building in Llanishen

FICCI applauds Railway Budget 2015-16

Other notable measures include those meant for improving speed of nine railway corridors and enhancing average speed of freight trains; improved cleanliness

Cricket World Cup: Hamilton offers best value for Indians, says Tripadvisor

With cricket fervour on the rise, TripAdvisor, has revealed a detailed report on cost comparison of all host cities for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Airlines have invested significantly in mobile services over past four years: SITA

The ‘connected passenger’ has become a reality, with 97 per cent of airline passengers carrying at least one personal electronic device

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur features in second edition of Michelin Green Guide

Golden triangle cities- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur- popular travel destinations in India figure in the second Michelin Green Guide in India launched recently

IndiGo launches eight new flights

IndiGo has announced the launch of eight new flights connecting Bengaluru to Delhi, Jaipur and Vishakhapatnam and also Delhi– Hyderabad route


Delhi-Lucknow double decker to be launched before Holi

The much awaited AC double-decker train between New Delhi and Lucknow will be launched shortly, as the clearance for its operation has been obtained

Maiden UP Travel Mart opens in Lucknow

The maiden Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart (UPTM) kickstarted in Lucknow in a colourful inaugural ceremony that showcased the myriad cultural diversity of the state

HRAWI welcomes police support to nightlife proposal in Mumbai

The Police Commissioner of Mumbai, Rakesh Maria has given a green signal to give necessary support to revive nightlife in Mumbai

Mapping the menu

Which are the emerging food destinations in Indian cities? A report by online food search website Zomato pinpoints the hotspots

Home away from land

Italian yacht designer Christian Grande has come up with the concept of a ‘floating village’ that incorporates a modular and sustainable design

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