Travel & Tourism

Mumbai International Airport supports Road Safety Week

To support the initiative taken by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Mumbai International Airport (GVK MIAL), the operator of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Chhattisgarh to host Sirpur Music and Dance Festival from Jan 16

The Chhattisgarh government is all set to organise the third edition of ‘Sirpur National Dance and Music Festival’, a cultural event dedicated to creating international cultural amity and brotherh

Goa Tourism to introduce hot air balloons and amphibious vehicles

Goa Tourism is all set to launch Hot Air Balloons and Amphibious vessels in April 2015

Selfie sticks: Tourist convenience or purely narcissi-stick?

Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a

Ethiopian Airlines expands codeshare with Air India

Ethiopian Airlines and Air India have expanded their codeshare coverage, to enable passenger travelling between India and Africa

All US bound flights to get preclearance at Abu Dhabi airport

Air travellers on all Etihad Airways flights to the United States from this week will be able to experience the benefits of arriving in the US having precleared US Customs and Border Protection at Abu

More power in the hands of small hotels: Djubo[dot]com

The past few years have seen a marked rise in the number of OTAs (Online Travel Agencies)

Travel becomes more convenient with mobile savvy generation

Travel is one of the world's largest industries, and it continues to become bigger and bigger

MTDC organises ‘Bird Festival’ to promote eco-tourism

In one-of-its-kind initiative, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has organised India’s first Bird Festival in Pune

Top ski resorts around the globe

A good ski resort is the most important decision to make while planning a skiing trip

Qantas rated as ‘World’s Safest Airline for 2015’, safety and product rating website, has announced its top ten safest airlines and top ten safest low cost airlines for 2015

Goa to organise Grape Escapade 2015 from Jan 23- 26

Goa Tourism is all set to launch the Grape Escapade 2015 from January 23- 26, 2015 at the D. B. Bandodkar Grounds

Jet Airways partners with Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015

Jet Airways has introduced additional flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Ahmedabad for guests travelling to the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015

St. Francis Xavier Exposition attracts over 50 lakh pilgrims in Goa

The 17th Exposition of the sacred relics of St Francis Xavier concluded on January 4, 2015. More than 50 lakhs pilgrims venerated the relics of the Saint during the 43-day SFX Exposition at Old Goa

Kolkata Eye to be modelled on the London Eye giant ferris wheel

The Kolkata Eye is likely to have 36 air-conditioned capsules made of steel and glass that can accommodate eight people each.

MTDC ranks top in India’s Public Sector Enterprises 2014

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) gets recognised as number one tourism board amongst India’s best performing Public Sector Enterpises

Lake Placid isn’t just a winter destination anymore

It does not take long upon arriving in Lake Placid to realise there's something unique about the place.

Now travel to locations from your favourite TV show

This New Year eve, MAPS.ME team has created routes to three filming locations that have been featured in various television shows

Initiatives taken by MoCA to boost Aviation sector in 2014

The ministry of civil aviation has taken several steps during the year 2014 to give boost to the aviation sector

MoT to introduce five theme based-circuits

The focus of the Government is on improving the cleanliness, hospitality and safety aspects of Tourism

World Islamic Travel Summit to debut in Abu Dhabi

The World Islamic Travel Summit (WITS15), one of the largest showcase of Halal travel and tourism solutions, is to debut in Abu Dhabi city, the capital of the United Arab Emirates

Relaxation of visa regime high point in 2014 for tourism

Relaxation in visa regime with introduction of visa-on-arrival enabling electronic travel authorisation...

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Indian hospitality sector expects an upsurge in 2015

Putting their bets on the new government's promise to boost tourism, hospitality sector is hoping for a full-house show in the new year

Golfing on the Indian turf

Once considered as a luxury sport, golf is steadily catching popularity amongst the Indian sports enthusiasts

Must visit destinations for ‘Downton Abbey’ fans

Fans of the popular British period drama 'Downton Abbey' can visit a number of sites depicted in the television series about life among the upper crust early last century

West Bengal govt to set up an Eco-Tourism Board soon

West Bengal government would be soon setting up an Eco-Tourism Board to develop and promote the state as an attractive eco-tourism destination

Air travel trends for 2015

OAG, one of the market leaders in aviation intelligence, has announced the key findings of its ‘What is shaping air travel in 2015?’ trends report

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