Travel & Tourism

India, Mauritius sign MoUs for reviving Nalanda University, instituting Ayurveda chair at University of Mauritius

Prime minister of Mauritius, Jugnauth informed that India and Mauritius have renewed the Programme for Cultural Cooperation for another four years upto 2021

President of India is chief guest at Mauritius 50th anniversary of Independence

As Mauritius prepares to usher in the 50th anniversary of its Independence, President of India, Ram Nath Kovind is here as chief guest for today's celebrations, reaffirming the strong bilateral ties b

Frankfurt will open the DomRömer Quarter for visitors from June

After years of construction, the new old town between Römer City Hall and Emperors’ Cathedral will open up the 'new old heart' of the city centre

CSIA Mumbai rated as World’s Best Airport

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) has been rated the World’s Best Airport for the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards 2017

Coming out of the shadows: Jammu and Kashmir is slowly getting back on the tourism radar

Cradled in the lap of the Himalayas, Jammu & Kashmir earned itself the title of ‘heaven on earth’ decades ago.

These two are most popular spots for Indians this Holi – Find out

Holi 2018: On the festival of Holi, Goa and Kerala remain the favourite destinations of the travellers. Andaman Islands also remained the favourite of people as the bookings to the island rose by almo

IndiGo introduces seven additional flights on its network

These flights will be operated on the brand new ATR 72-600 aircraft to be inducted in the 155 aircraft strong fleet of IndiGo

The Waka Odyssey launches the 30th New Zealand Festival

Autumn New Zealand’s cultural identity came alive on Feb 23, 2018 as tens of thousands of spectators gathered on Wellington’s waterfront for 'A Waka Odyssey'- a spectacular on-water show launching

53% opt for sudden bag packing trips over planned ones: Survey

ICICI Lombard General Insurance, has commissioned a survey with a sample size of 1000 travel enthusiasts, across 10 cities, who have travelled to international destinations in the last year.

Disneyland Paris unveils plans for upcoming Marvel-Themed Attraction

Disneyland Paris revealed plans to bring the Marvel Super Heroes to life in an epic way at Walt Disney Studios Park with a completely new Marvel-themed attraction.

Virgin Atlantic takes Valentine’s Day to new heights with heart shaped flight

Virgin Atlantic is taking Valentine’s Day to new heights – by drawing a giant love heart over British skies

Lufthansa Group Airlines welcomes 8.7 million passengers on board in January 2018

The Network Airlines Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines carried 6.5 million passengers in January, 5.4 per cent more than in the prior-year period.

Figures reveal increase in domestic tourist arrivals in Kerala

The figures released by the Kerala Tourism Department recently showed that there has been an increase of 11.39 per cent in domestic tourists and 5.15 per cent rise in foreign tourists in 2017 as compa

Thailand all set to experience Dinner in the Sky

It's the first time this global phenomenon of having Dinner in the Sky has been made available to Thais and international visitors to Thailand.

Ras Al Khaimah breaks all records by starting ‘World’s Longest Zipline’

Ras Al Khaimah has achieved a Guinness World Records title with its latest adventure tourism product - 'Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline'

Record number of Indians visited Dubai in 2017; marks 15 pct increase in number of travellers

A record 2.1 million Indians visited Dubai in 2017, marking a 15 per cent increase in the number of travellers from India, according to official figures.

Kerala Budget proposes Rs 381 crore towards Tourism Development

The tourism arena in Kerala will receive added support from the government with the state budget 2018 setting aside close to INR 381 crore towards development and promotion of the sector.

Guwahati to be the centre for North East UDAN project

The Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati will be the centre for project UDAN in the North East region and ASEAN, Airports Authority of India (AAI)

Bharat Parv gives a fillip to ‘Adopt a Heritage’ project

‘Bharat Parv’ concluded at the Red Fort (Lal Quila), Delhi on January 31, 2018, in the presence of K J Alphons, minister of state (I/C) for tourism and Dr Mahesh Sharma, minister of state (I/C) fo

Melbourne to host ICC World T20 Finals

In a major coup for Victorian cricket fans, Visit Victoria has secured the men's and women's finals of the ICC World T20 in 2020.

Rs 3400 crore for airports in the North East

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has allocated around Rs 3400 crore for the upgradation of airports in the North East region, AAI chairman Guruprasad Mahapatra said today.

Israel saw 31% growth in tourist arrivals from India in 2017

Israel witnessed 31 per cent growth in footfalls from India in 2017, an all-time high, with around 60,000 Indian tourists visiting the country and is eyeing one lakh by the end of this year.

Cathay Pacific presents yoga to the sky

Cathay Pacific has partnered with Pure Yoga to launch a new inflight well-being programme, ‘Travel Well with Yoga’, this month

ITDC prepares the stage for Son Et Lumiere (Show) to felicitate 18 National Bravehearts

The extraordinary 18 children hailing from different parts of the country, who are soon to become National Bravery Awardees were invited and welcomed to a Sound and Light show run by India Tourism Dev

Uncover Māori legends with new walking app ‘Arataki’

New Zealand’s landscapes are much more than just a backdrop for the Māori people. Each tribe, or iwi, has local stories about how the mountains, rivers, lakes and hot springs in their region were c

Annual foreign tourist arrivals cross 10-million mark for first time, says KJ Alphons

For the first time, annual foreign tourist arrivals in the country have crossed the 10-million mark in 2017, Tourism Minister KJ Alphons said today.

Ixigo launches the first Indian augmented reality feature for train passengers

Travel marketplace Ixigo has introduced India’s first augmented reality (AR) feature on its trains app.

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