Travel & Tourism

Oman Tourism braces up for upcoming season with global campaign

The campaign captures the essence of Oman at different levels and highlights diverse aspects of the destination

Long & short of it: Indians love weekend travel plans, says report

With more and more Indians looking for short breaks, long weekends are gradually becoming popular and there was 72 per cent growth in hotel bookings in this segment in August compared to last year, a

‘Expedition India’ race kicks off in Kashmir

The adventure race 'Expedition India 2017' is being organised by Johannesburg-based adventure company Kinetic Events in collaboration with the state's tourism department and Jammu and Kashmir Bank

World’s first underwater luxury vessel resort to come up 4 km from Dubai

This floating resort has a capacity of up to 3,000 guests daily, with accommodation, restaurants and recreation split over four decks, one of which is underwater

Winter carnival, chopper service to promote tourism in Bhaderwah, Jammu

The winter carnival would be held on the pattern of Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Patnitop resorts to boost tourist footfall

From Germany’s Oktoberfest to Spain’s La Tomatina, here are top international festivals

Some of the popular international festivals that you can add to your bucket list, as per travel portals

The boon and bane of Game of Thrones

Travellers are flocking to the locations of this popular TV show, making it both a blessing and nightmare for residents

Israel’s third Bible Marathon to take place on Oct 6

The runners travel the course of the Man of Benjamin, culminating in a huge expo event among the ruins and mosaics of ancient Shiloh

Vistara curates Bengali menu for third daily flight between Delhi, Kolkata

The inflight menu also features Bengali sweets/desserts typically relished around Durga Puja, such as Darbesh and Chanar Payesh

Parineeti Chopra is the new ‘Friend of Australia’

Chopra joins fellow Indian 'Friends of Australia' – Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and renowned cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle, who have been advocates for Australia, encouraging Indians to visit the destin

Indian women biggest participants of adventure tourism in South Africa

Indians, mostly women, travelling to South Africa are keen on signing up adventure activities, including bungee jumping, shark-cage diving and mountain hiking, according to data given by South African

Kerala CM inaugurates Onam week celebrations

The annual tourism week celebrations, being organised by the Kerala State Tourism Department as part of the Onam festival, has commenced with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan lighting the traditional l

J&K to promote adventure tourism: Priya Sethi

The minister of state for tourism also announced first-of-its-kind 'Manokamana Yatra' during the upcoming 'Navratras' to make Jammu region an independent tourist destination

Jet Airways announces in-flight ‘Biryani Festival’

For a vast majority of avid travellers and food aficionados, Biryani enjoys a special position in the nation’s gastronomical history and culinary ladder

Kerala Tourism announces special packages for Onam

Kerala Tourism Department is getting ready to woo more tourists during the forthcoming Onam festival through special packages and programmes under its 'Responsible Tourism' (RT) initiative.

Saudi Arabia launches digital platforms for Hajj

The Ministry of Culture and Information (MoCI) of Saudi Arabia has launched two digital platforms in the lead-up to the Hajj, which will provide information and insights to pilgrims in Makkah

Experience Okinawa’s best

Okinawa consists of 160 islands of various sizes scattered across a vast area of ocean

Noodling around in Southeast Asian food festival

Delhi-based chef Veena Arora has curated her new Noodle Symphony and has tweaked popular dishes from Southeast Asia for a festival at The Spice Route in Imperial Hotel

Hong Kong expects tourist turnaround from India

Hong Kong, which witnessed a steady decline in tourist footfall from India since last two years, looks to reverse this trend in the next couple of years.

India emerges among high growth tourist markets for Vienna

The Austrian capital Vienna recorded 15 per cent growth in Indian visitors spending nights in the city at 64,075 in the first six months this year.

Kerala Tourism plans to promote its Malabar region through a Rs 325 cr project

P Bala Kiran, director, Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, outlines his plans to make God's Own Country the new adventure hub of the country

Museum on dying folk arts to be set up in Amritsar: Sidhu

An art gallery would also be established where traditional Punjabi items would be kept for purchase by as souvenirs by tourists

Top summer adventures in Engadin St Moritz

St Moritz, located at 1,856 metres in the Upper Engadin enjoys plenty of sunshine almost throughout the year

Punjab CM inaugurates Partition Museum in Amritsar

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh inaugurated the museum and paid tribute to the sacrifices of thousands of people who lost their lives and homes in the partition, with a call for learning lessons

Melbourne named ‘World’s Most Liveable City’

The city is known as Australia's cultural, shopping, music and nightlife capital, and revered for its unique laneways and small bar culture, parks and gardens and creative communities

Etihad Airways partners with Manish Arora at Lakme Fashion Week

The collaboration with Manish Arora is the latest initiative by the Abu Dhabi-based carrier, which will be the airline’s third presence at Lakmé Fashion Week over the past 12 months

Taj recreates menu served on Independence night

This Independence Day, as India celebrates 70 years of freedom, Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris is curating a celebration of its own that pays homage to 70 years of India’s independence

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