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.
Apr 19, 2018
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
Apr 18, 2018
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
Apr 18, 2018
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
Apr 17, 2018
Sailing to new frontiers at Vizag
The festival also had performances by bands such as Parikrama and Indian Ocean.
Apr 15, 2018
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.
Apr 13, 2018
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
Apr 12, 2018
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
Apr 10, 2018
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
Apr 09, 2018
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
Apr 06, 2018
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.
Apr 05, 2018
‘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
Apr 03, 2018
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
Mar 30, 2018
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
Mar 29, 2018
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
Mar 28, 2018
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.
Mar 27, 2018
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
Mar 27, 2018
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
Mar 22, 2018
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.
Mar 21, 2018
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
Mar 20, 2018
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
Mar 19, 2018
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
Mar 16, 2018
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.
Mar 15, 2018
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,
Mar 15, 2018
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
Mar 14, 2018
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
Mar 13, 2018
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.
Mar 12, 2018
Pathetic! Lakhs of towels, bedsheets missing from Indian Railways AC coaches; affluent passengers to blame?
Call drop menace on Indian Railways network: New TRAI report shows all telcos except Reliance Jio fail test!
Bullet trains to be cleaned in just 7 minutes? What India is learning from Japan's Shinkansen trains
60 crore Indians hadn't seen a bank; now half of them have their own bank accounts: Arun Jaitley
Cashless India is not happening; here's why
Tighter-than-global norms hit lending: S Gurumurthy, Independent Director, RBI Board
Top bikes from EICMA 2018
EICMA 2018: Royal Enfield KX Concept unveiled: V-twin RE aimed at the Triumph Bonneville Bobber, Indian Scout Bobber!
India bound Kawasaki Z400 unveiled at EICMA 2018: KTM 390 Duke challenger explained in images
EICMA 2018: KTM 790 Adventure,Adventure R unveiled: Triumph Tiger Rivals from KTM!
Diwali celebrations in a completely new light? Havells says ‘why not?’
RBI vs GoI dispute: Historically, autonomy is not a privilege but a matter of right
RBI circular not the issue, fix power mess first and the problem of bank overdues would go away!
Content Censorship: OTT players not legally bound to regulate/censor content, but they are doing so
With rise in demand, discoms have realised benefits of power trading: Satyanarayan Goel, CEO, IEX
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