Travel & Tourism

Kashmir to host 6-day festival to celebrate arrival of spring, promote tourism

A host of activities, including cultural shows and musical evenings, will be held during the festival and national-level and local artists would enthrall the visitors, Saleem said.

Good news for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims! Registrations begin from April 1 — Check how to register, other details

Amarnath Yatra 2021: The 56-day yatra to the 3,880-metre-high shrine is scheduled to start from the twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal on June 28 and culminate on August 22.

Good news for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims! Registration begins from April 1 — Check how to register, other details

MICE tourism in MP gets boost with inauguration of Chhatrasal Convention Centre in Khajuraho; Check details

MP CM Chouhan informed the gathering that the UNESCO world heritage site Khajuraho is also one of the 19 Iconic Cities in India.

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SATTE 2021: With Infra boost for tourism, Madhya Pradesh pitches as India’s emerging MICE, royal wedding’s hub

Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board participated in the event to educate and highlight the growth of travel and tourism in the 'Heart of India'.

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inaugurates ‘Nature Safari’ at tourist hotspot Rajgir

Nature safari includes the much talked and publicised country's first 'Glass Sky Walk' (GSW), suspension bridge, zip line cycle, adventure park, butterfly zone and nature camp area etc.

Going to Bengaluru? Negative RT-PCR test reports now needed to travel; details

In the view of the recent rise in Coronavirus cases, Bengaluru has added a guideline for interstate travel stating that all travellers coming to Bengaluru from any state will be required to show a neg


Happy Holi cheer for domestic travel! Goa emerges the most booked destination, followed by Delhi, Jaipur, hill stations; details

Happy Holi vibes in the air! Indian travellers are the most keen to plan their future travel, American Express has shared in its recently released Global Travel Trends Report.


Jammu and Kashmir: Asia’s largest tulip garden overlooking Dal Lake opens for public in Srinagar

Formerly known as Siraj Bagh, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden was opened in 2008 by then chief minister of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state Ghulam Nabi Azad.

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SATTE 2021: Travel & tourism’s top shots gather to brainstorm revival of the Industry; Maldives pitches for ‘Vaccine Tourism’

"Very soon Maldives is all set to become the first country to initiate Vaccine Tourism called as 3V- Visit, Vaccinate and Vacation.”

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Chandigarh to get sensory parks; here is what you need to know about them

Chandigarh will be getting sensory parks that are specialised in a way and open to all kinds of visitors.

PM Modi asks people to visit Tulip garden in J-K, enjoy warm hospitality

The garden is built on a sloping ground in a terraced fashion consisting of seven terraces. Apart from tulips, many other species of flowers like hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus have been added.

Suspension of scheduled international passenger flights extended till April 30

“However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case basis,” the DGCA added.

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COVID second wave looms over Kumbh Mela: 50 lakh to attend each ‘Shahi Snan’, current testing needs urgent upgrade

Held once every 12 years, Kumbh is a major Hindu festival and it begins with the holy dip in the River Ganga by thousands of devotees on the occasion of Mahashivratri.

Covid-19: IndiGo hands over passenger to security agencies at Kolkata airport for not wearing mask on flight

The passenger on IndiGo's 6E938 Bengaluru-Kolkata flight on Saturday refused to wear a mask despite repeated warnings from the flight crew, the officials noted.

Covid-19: IndiGo hands over passenger to security agencies at Kolkata airport for not wearing mask on flight

GoAir launches night flight services from Srinagar to Delhi

GoAir was also the first airline to operate morning flights to-and-from Srinagar.

The first night flight from Srinagar marks the dawn of a new era and GoAir is proud to provide maximum connectivity from several airports in India to Srinagar, Jammu and Leh, it said.

Six tigers missing at Ranthambore National Park

Six tigers are missing nearly for the past one year from the Rajasthan's Ranthambore National Park, according to an official.

International Day of Forests: Explore the best wild life sanctuaries in Maharashtra

World forest day: Maharashtra is home to 49 Wild Life sanctuaries and 6 National Parks, few of the lesser known sanctuaries and forest reserves are mentioned here.

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Uttarakhand Kumbh Mela: Here is why new CM Tirath Singh Rawat doesn’t want any restrictions on pilgrims

Uttarakhand, which was earlier in favour of having the Kumbh Mela with many restrictions, does not want any more “rok tok” (impediments) on people wanting to visit the mela.

Ayodhya Ram Mandir: Holy stone from Sri Lanka’s ‘Sita Eliya’ to be used in Ram temple construction

Sita Eliya is the same place where Goddess Sita is believed to have been held captive in modern-day Sri Lanka after she was abducted by Ravana, as per the Epic tale of Ramayana.

Growth prospects of travel & tourism industry are undisputed: Yogesh Mudras, Official organizer, SATTE 2021

We need to ensure that the industry is future-ready to tap all potential growth opportunities and also to safeguard it against all kinds of crisis situations including natural disasters and pandemics.

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Ram Mandir Trust purchases 1.15 lakh sq ft of land in Ayodhya

In the first week of March, the trust purchased 7,285 square feet land adjacent to the Ram Janmabhoomi premises here, in accordance with its plan to expand the temple complex area to 107 acres from th

Air travel to get expensive as airfares’ lower limit hiked 5% due to ATF price rises

The upper limit on airfares will remain as it is for now. Just a month back, the Centre had increased the lower and upper limits on domestic airfares by 10-30 per cent due to rising ATF prices.

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Rajasthan’s heritage Shekhawati Utsav begins from March 20; Folk arts, traditional sports to welcome visitors

The festival which will unfold with a host of folk art performances, traditional sports events and other programmes will begin from March 20 and last till March 22.

AirAsia offloads two flyers, IndiGo hands over two to security for not following COVID norms

AirAsia India offloaded two middle seat passengers from its Goa-Mumbai flight on Monday, while IndiGo handed over two flyers to security officials during the last three days for not following the COVI


Seamless, touchless services for passengers at airports: Flyzy partners with Travel Food Services, 250+ food outlets at six major airports

Flyzy, a start up co-founded by IIT Guwahati students, has collaborated with over 250 Food and Beverages outlets at the airports along with 10 lounges of Travel Food Services at country's six major ai

Amidst the increasing air traffic and rising number of Coronavirus cases, the app will come handy in enjoying safe air travel with all services at passengers' fingertips.

Mahindra Holidays sees growth in domestic leisure tourism, plans Rs 1,200-cr infra boost

Singh said the company would be following a healthy-mix of owned and asset-light strategy, whereby 55-60% of rooms will be owned by the company and the remaining 40%-odd will be on long leases.

Destinations within driving distance are seeing more traction of tourists, however, Goa is an exception, he said.

Mount Everest: Nepal expecting hundreds of climbers despite coronavirus pandemic

The Department of Tourism in Kathmandu said Wednesday that more than 300 foreigners have expressed interest in climbing Mount Everest this spring.

There's similar interest for other mountains too, said Mira Acharya, a director at the department.
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