Travel & Tourism

MTDC associates with Global Vipassana Pagoda to promote wellness tourism

MTDC, in association with Global Vipassana Pagoda in Gorai, is looking to encourage visitors across the globe to experience meditation for individual and global wellness & peace.

On World Heritage Day, RCI brings a list of top destinations to explore

Tourism is one of the biggest industry in the world which continues to grow at an accelerated pace with more than a billion tourists now travelling to an international destination each year

Newer destinations find their way to Indian itineraries

The HPI data shows the evolving trend towards experiential travel and exploring new cities among Indian travellers, with a growing preference for destinations such as Edinburgh (UK) and Zurich (Switze

Indian rice, mainly basmati, would have an important opportunity in the Peruvian market

Luis M Cabello, economic and commercial counsellor, Embassy of Peru in India speaks to Steena Joy about the food trade between India and Peru and the opportunities for growth

Sailing to new frontiers at Vizag

The festival also had performances by bands such as Parikrama and Indian Ocean.

Jabal Akhdar, Oman recorded 233,012 tourists’ arrivals by the end of 2017

The season of harvesting roses in Jabal Akhdar has become a major attraction for tourists.

The Deccan Odyssey announces its ‘Companion Free’ scheme

For the early birds, this would mean booking a deluxe double occupancy cabin at an impressive discount of 50 per cent

Madame Tussauds brings Bollywood to life in Times Square

To launch the festivities, Madame Tussauds is taking over the streets of New York on Tuesday April 10, staging pop-up Bollywood dance performances

Airbnb Hospitality Index ranks Maharashtra as most hospitable state

Airbnb has released its annual Airbnb Hospitality Index that unveils the most hospitable destinations across India for local and international travellers

MTDC proposes to develop wellness hub in Igatpuri

MTDC is also trying to secure 100 acres of Government land in the locality of Igatpuri to develop world class infrastructure

Visakhapatnam: How Andhra Pradesh’s business hub is becoming a travel and leisure destination

In the bifurcated Andhra Pradesh, this coastal city discovered its new identity and is now emerging not merely as the business and technology hub but also as a travel and leisure destination.

‘Kerala Tourism has implemented the first phase of PEPPER project at Vaikom’

The Tourism Department of Kerala has been committed to the concept of ‘Responsible Tourism’ wherein the local community is benefitted by tourism with the sustained effort on environment conservati

The ground reality of Asia’s largest tulip garden

Spread over 200 kanals or 10 hectares, the garden showcases more than 12.25 lakh tulips of over 40 varieties

State Government commences three day Rajasthan festival

Governor Kalyan Singh was the chief guest in the opening ceremony which began with the traditional lighting of Rajasthan Festival Torch and artists playing Nagaras

Mehbooba Mufti says J&K is safest place for women

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 64th Convention of TAAI at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), Mufti called upon media to refrain from showing J&K in a bad light

From Rishikesh to Jodhpur, top destinations people of Delhi can explore on this long weekend of Good Friday

The upcoming long weekend surrounding Good Friday (March 30) provides an opportunity for individuals to be away from the city life and take a break from their busy schedules.

Imagica and Green Gold Animation alliance to start Chhota Bheem The Ride

This alliance will witness the introduction of India’s first character ride - 'Chhota Bheem The Ride' and the kids-friendly attraction is scheduled to be unveiled at Imagica’s Theme Park this May

One-fifth of new jobs created globally in 2017 due to travel & tourism: Research

WTTC’s annual Economic Impact Research, released recently, shows that Travel & Tourism was responsible for the creation of seven million new jobs worldwide

New Delhi among top destinations globally for 2018; TripAdvisor says city famous for mouth-watering food

New Delhi has been ranked 22nd in the world and eighth in Asia in the top destination for 2018, Travellers' Choice awards for Destinations by TripAdvisor.

Westin Hotels to launch unique sustainability programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts to launch Project Rise: ThreadForward, a sustainability programme that collects, processes and reweaves hotel bed linens into children’s pajamas

MoT organises music series in Varanasi, Delhi and Kochi

The Ministry of Tourism through SPIC MACAY is organising a music series in Varanasi, Delhi and Kochi

Most Indians don’t use their holiday allowance: Survey

Conducted with 2,006 respondents in India between December 20 2017 and January 4 2018, the study reveals that 65 per cent of employed adults have had leftover holiday allowance at the end of last year

Indians planning big this summer vacations, most travellers plan to spend Rs 1 lakh this summer

With travelling becoming a way of life, about 45 per cent of the Indian travellers are upbeat about their summer plans and hope to spend at least Rs 1 lakh this year, a survey said today.

KAYAK: 45% of Indians plan to spend at least INR 1,00,000 this summer

A recent survey by KAYAK, a travel search engine, highlights that a significant percentage - 38 per cent of Indians, prefer to spend their money on travel above all other pursuits, including shopping,

IAMAI’s ‘Incredible India 2.0’ focuses on tech innovation in tourism

‘Incredible India 2.0: The Next Trillion-Dollar Opportunity’ was organised by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) at The Lalit Hotel, New Delhi

Amadeus research highlights what Indian travellers want

To move the industry towards a closer understanding of travellers in the Asian region, Amadeus has launched Journey of Me Insights, an Asia Pacific traveller study spanning 14 markets

Tourism ministry all set to hire PR firm to promote India globally

The Tourism Ministry is soon going to hire a public relations firm to boost the country's image and to promote it as a safe destination for foreign tourists, a senior official of the ministry said.

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