Travel & Tourism

Two Indian sustainable tourism startups win highest grants in Booking.com’s Booster programme

In this year's Booking Booster by Booking.com which is a three week accelerator programme consisting of a series of workshops and coaching, Indian sustainable tourism startups won big

India among top five growing markets for Booking.com

Apart from India being among the top five markets for Booking.com, two Indian sustainable startups are among the contenders in Booster finale tonight

Indonesia to celebrate 4th International Day of Yoga

The celebration of the International Day of Yoga is significant to further strengthen the bond existing between Indonesia and India

IndiGo enhances connectivity across India; adds 20 new flights

IndiGo is announcing new frequencies from Chandigarh, Varanasi, Ranchi, Indore and Tiruchirappalli connecting Bengaluru

New York City gears up for its annual LGBTQ Pride events this June

Recognised as the number one LGBTQ travel destination in the United States, New York City is expecting more than two million people to attend the 49th anniversary of the World’s first Pride

Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels to manage The Denmark Tavern, the oldest hotel in India

Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels has entered into an agreement with the Government of West Bengal to manage The Denmark Tavern, the oldest hotel in India, in Serampore

SriLankan Airlines strengthens efforts against international species smuggling

SriLankan Airlines, known for its global conservation efforts, launched a new ‘Corporate Policy’ on May 22, 2018 to strengthen its numerous initiatives on species smuggling

Jet Airways to connect Mumbai and Manchester with a non-stop service this winter

Jet Airways announces that beginning November 5, 2018,it will launch its first non-stop service between Mumbai and Manchester, thus further strengthening its connect to the United Kingdom (UK)

Soon, Arunachal Pradesh, parts of Sikkim to open for foreign tourists? K J Alphons proposes this

The Tourism Ministry has proposed lifting restrictions on foreigners travelling to Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Sikkim, Minister K J Alphons has said.

Massive feat! Facebook ranks Kerala Tourism Page as Best FB page in 2017; check who else made to top 3

The ranking was done on the basis of engagement of the people with the page. It was done by Facebook on the basis of reactions, shares and comments by the tourists on the page between from January 1 t

Etihad Airways introduces AI robot Sophia to Abu Dhabi

Popular UAE influencer Khalid al Ameri joins Sophia the Robot - the world’s most advanced artificially intelligent robot - to explore Abu Dhabi and its landmarks

Adelaide Oval gets ready to attract Indian cricket fans

The Adelaide Oval will host the first Test match of the highly anticipated series between India and Australia in December 2018

Balancing tourism and conservation: Dubai shows how

One of the biggest initiatives to understand marine turtle behaviour and conservation needs resulted in the rehabilitation of turtles along the Dubai coast.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood debuts new Justice League exhibit

Visitors can explore authentic costumes and props from the number one DC Super Heroes team-up featuring Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash

Waruk: Preserving the arts and crafts in Paradise

In Jammu & Kashmir also known as 'Heaven on Earth', a group of youngsters who call themselves Waruk, are working with the state Department of Tourism to help local artisans and craftsmen preserve Kash

Glamping brand TUTC to foray into south India

The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC) , the glamping (glamorous camping) brand is entering south India with a camping site in Hampi, Karnataka

Grand inaugural event marks opening of GTM 2018 in Dresden

The 44th edition of Germany Travel Mart (GTM), organised by the German National Tourism Board (GNTB) was officially inaugurated on May 6, 2018 at Dresden, the state capital of Saxony

Madame Tussauds Bangkok launches first ever Bollywood zone

Featuring four Bollywood stars - Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Prabhas Raju, Madame Tussauds Bangkok creates a full Bollywood experience in their newest zone

Cabinet approves expansion of airport infrastructure at Lucknow, Chennai & Guwahati airport

Recognising its role as the growth driver of the Indian economy, the Government of India has given enhanced trust for the infrastructure sector in the Union Budget 2018-19

Indians third most frequent travellers in Asia-Pacific region

Indians are the third most frequent travellers in the Asia-Pacific region, with an average 7.6 flights a year, according to the Expedia Flight and Hotel Etiquette Survey 2018.

MTDC ties up with ND studios for India’s first Bollywood theme park

MTDC is introducing the mobile talent street in ND Film World, Karjat where artists from different walks of life can participate and display their talent

36 hours in Dubai

The Emirates city has something new to offer to all its visitors every summer, be it amusement parks, safaris, Bollywood theme parks, or aquariums.

Monument mitras shortlisted for developing tourist friendly amenities at 95 monuments

Awarding the Letters of Intent to nine agencies for 22 monuments of Phase-IV, Union Minister for Tourism (IC) K J Alphons asked the stakeholders to 'protect, preserve and market' the heritage of India

Uttarakhand-Bali to collaborate in tourism, culture and other areas

Uttarakhand and Bali in Indonesia will collaborate with each other in the fields of tourism, culture, e-governance, human resource, capacity building, environment and health.

3 out of 4 Indian travellers ready to spend more than INR 25,000 on vacation: Yatra

Indians are spending more on travel with 81 per cent planning a vacation this summer and more than 75 percent respondents are willing to spend over INR 25,000 per person this season

Museum of Legacies at Jaipur showcases arts of Rajasthan

Also known as Virasat Museum, it exclusively displays the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan with a diverse collection that includes textiles, jewellery, stoneware and inlay work, painting and potter

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will open this July in Yas Islands

When the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi opens this summer, it will feature six immersive lands including DC's Metropolis and Gotham City, as well as Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner

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