Travel & Tourism

Taking a domestic flight soon? Here’s how Centre’s order of lesser flights, changed ticket prices could impact you

This marks the first reduction in operational capacity for airlines ever since the domestic flights were allowed to resume operations last year in May after a two-month national lockdown.

UK’s Heathrow Airport opens terminal for ‘red list’ countries like India

Travellers on direct flights from such destinations will now go through Terminal 3 and then move directly to a government-approved quarantine facility booked at the passengers' own expense.

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Ayodhya Ram Temple: Filling area after removal of debris underway, expected to finish by October, says Trust

Director of IIT Guwahati, National Geo Research Institute (NGRI) informed that there were lots of debris identified under the ground that needed to be removed before the construction of the main templ

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Mumbai’s civic-run zoo to expand by 10 acres for new animals

One of the city's most patronised venues, officially called the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, it is currently spread over 53 acres and the extra 10 acres have already been procured for a third phase

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E-pass for Maharashtra residents: Here is what you need to know about travel pass

In the view of Covid-19 transmission, Maharashtra netizens can step outside only when there is a particular reason and this reason includes any medical emergency, death of first relative or a marriage

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COVID-19 quarantine, self isolation: How to opt for safe stay? Agoda rolls out offers for Indian travellers

Agoda, a global digital travel platform has recently launched two distinct channels for travellers in India to easily opt and search for quarantine stays or alternative stay options during the second


Covid-19 impact: Domestic air travel reduced to 50% capacity, tickets to be expensive from June 1

On the back of rising Covid-19 cases resulting in air passenger number decline, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has reduced the capacity of domestic flights.

Egypt bets on ancient finds to pull tourism out of pandemic

In 2019, foreign tourism's revenue stood at $13 billion. Egypt received some 13.1 million foreign tourists -- reaching pre-2011 levels for the first time. But in 2020, it greeted only 3.5 million fore

Air India’s Delhi-Newark flight makes u-turn after crew spots bat in business class

The bat flew from one area to another area inside the Air India plane after it was observed by the cabin crew.

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Travel Trends: Emergency travel to new hotel launches and gifting holidays, safe travel is top priority

Safety is the primary concern for all stakeholders in the travel and hospitality segment.

Buddha Purnima: Explore the ancient, lesser-known Buddhist caves in Maharashtra

Incidentally, Maharashtra has India's largest Buddhist population, about 5.81% of the State's total population.

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As UAE, Greece open safe travel corridor, flydubai announces summer routes to Santorini, Mykonos; Check details

Apart from these two locations in Greek islands, the carrier will be operating flights to Turkey’s Bodrum and Trabzon, Tivat in Montenegro and Georgia’s Batumi.

Ayodhya mosque development: IICF submits mosque map plans for approval

The design map of the mosque to be developed in Ayodhya has been finalised and the Indo Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) has submitted the proposed mosque maps to the Ayodhya Development Authority f

Tourism will continue to remain vital for global economic recovery: Liam Findlay, Experience Hub, Yas Island

A lot of measures will have to weigh in for the Travel & Tourism industry. As vaccination programmes roll out, the tourism sector continues to plan to get back to normal as soon as possible, contingen

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Mumbai’s lesser-known iconic forts: A trip down the history lane

Though quite a few of them have been ravaged by time, their marks still remain, having withstood the tests of weather over the decades. Here are some amazing facts of the forts that mark the city’s

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ITC Hotels gets world’s first platinum infection risk certification

DNV gave the certification for the rigorous health, hygiene and safety protocols being implemented to ensure the safety of guests and associates across all ITC Hotels, the company said.

"Continued recovery in cigarettes business with the progressive easing of restrictions and improved mobility; volumes touched nearly pre-Covid levels towards the close of the year," the company said.

Flight services at Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Jharsuguda airports may be hit by cyclone: AAI

Keeping safety of airport infrastructure, manpower and safe flight operations in mind, airports have been advised to “anticipate, plan and protect” to safeguard the airport infrastructure and civi


Karnataka makes negative COVID-19 test mandatory on arrival: A look at all states with entry restrictions

With this, Karnataka has become the latest state to seek test reports for incoming domestic passengers. Here’s a look at all the states in India where test reports are needed to enter.

Travel outlook remains poor for next few months; wellness sector set to revive prominently: Nikhil Kapur, Atmantan Wellness

With the travel and hospitality segment witnessing yet another blow due to the second wave, luxury hotels and wellness centres have been taking numerous steps to safeguard their staff and guests durin

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Maharashtra govt seeks World Heritage Site tag for 14 forts; here is how UNESCO usually grants the tag

In order to seek the World Heritage Site tag for 14 forts in the state, the Maharashtra government has prepared and submitted a tentative “serial” nomination for these sites.

Fancy Covid jab in Moscow? How vaccine vacay is transforming tourism in times of corona

This concept is gaining popularity in countries where there is either a short supply of vaccines or a restriction on some groups from getting inoculated.

COVID-19: Canada extends flight ban from India and Pakistan until June 21

Canada has extended the ban on direct flights from India and Pakistan by one more month until June 21 in a bid to arrest the spread of new variants of the COVID-19, according to an official announceme

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International Museum Day: Maharashtra Tourism showcases lesser-known museums in Maharashtra

At present, there are 13 Government Museums in different parts of Maharashtra under the jurisdiction of Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, Government of Maharashtra.

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Want to travel within Chennai? Get the mandatory e-registration now

As the lockdown measures intensify in Tamil Nadu’s capital- Chennai, police officials have made it mandatory for people to have an e-pass to travel within the city.

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Rise in emergency travel! Multiple bookings from repeat customers since second wave: Gaurav Aggarwal, CEO and Founder, Savaari Car Rentals

In this conversation with Financial Express Online, Savaari Car Rentals CEO and founder shares that while 'emergency travel' has become a part of people's lives, a complete resumption of travel can be

Portals of Badrinath temple open after winter closure

The chief priest of the temple, Ishwar Prasad Namboodiri, opened the portals of the temple at 4.15 am chanting Vedic hymns and praying for the well-being of all.

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Odisha COVID-19 update: Puri Jagannath temple to remain closed for public till June 15 as coronavirus cases rise

The famous temple is closed for the devotees since May 5 as a state-wide lockdown was imposed by the Odisha government.

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