Tourism

Uttarakhand government reimposes bans on mobile phones, ‘VIP Darshan’ in Chardham

Uttarakhand government reimposes bans on mobile ph...

May 23, 2024

In a renewed endeavour to preserve sanctity of spiritual places, the Uttarakhand government has reimposed a ban on mobile phones within temple premises, extending to a 200-metre radius around popular sites like Kedarnath. With increasing tourist footfalls, since the temples reope...

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India Assist expands travel assistance services to J&K

India Assist expands travel assistance services to...

May 22, 2024

In a significant move to enhance traveller experiences, India Assist, a real-time travel assistance service, has announced the expansion of its service network to Jammu and Kashmir. In a press statement, India Assist says that this strategic move aims to provide seamless and reli...

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IHG Hotels to launch Crowne Plaza brand in Punjab

IHG Hotels to launch Crowne Plaza brand in Punjab

May 21, 2024

Reinforcing its foothold in Punjab, IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced a partnership with SLRV Hotels to introduce the Crowne Plaza brand in the state, with the first property scheduled to open in Q4 2028. In a press statement, IHG says that it will open Crowne Plaza Amritsar...

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Skyview set to host 4th edition of Patnitop Marathon on May 26

Skyview set to host 4th edition of Patnitop Marath...

May 17, 2024

The fourth edition of Patnitop Marathon will be held at the eponymous mountain resort town on May 26. In a press statement, Skyview by Empyrean, a luxury hotel in Jammu, which is the organiser of the race says the competition will be held at the Upper Terminal, Karlah, Patnitop. ...

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Five offbeat places to explore in Kashmir

Five offbeat places to explore in Kashmir

May 8, 2024

With summer vacation in full swing, holidaymakers are flooding the top touristic destinations all over the country, from Kashmir to Kerala. But if you are one of those who prefer quaint and solitary escapades into the depths of nature, you can visit these places in Kashmir that w...

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Marriott opens 150th property in India

Marriott opens 150th property in India

May 5, 2024

Marriott International, a leading hospitality firm that clubs 30 different brands, says it has opened Katra Marriott Resort & Spa, its first property in the spiritual town of Katra famed for Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu & Kashmir. In a press statement, Marriott Internatio...

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50 Brazilian tour operators embark on fam trip to India & Nepal

50 Brazilian tour operators embark on fam trip to ...

May 2, 2024

To foster tourism from Brazil to India and to enhance bilateral cultural relations, Tiwari Tours, a leading tourism organisation based in New Delhi, is currently hosting a group of 50 tour operators from Brazil. In a press statement Tiwari Tours says that it has been at the foref...

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MP Tourism to launch cruise tourism on Narmada

MP Tourism to launch cruise tourism on Narmada

April 28, 2024

To boost cruise tourism on the Narmada River, the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and the Government of Gujarat. In a press statement, the tourism board says that under this MOU, IWAI ...

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IHG to open first InterContinental in Hyderabad

IHG to open first InterContinental in Hyderabad

April 26, 2024

IHG Hotels & Resorts, a leading global hospitality group, has joined hands with property development company Brigade Group to develop a 300-room InterContinental brand hotel in Hyderabad. In a press statement, IHG says that the proposed hotel will be the first InterContinen...

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IHG Hotels & Resorts to double its footprint in India in 5 years

IHG Hotels & Resorts to double its footprint ...

April 25, 2024

Boosted by its strong performance in the Indian market in 2023 when it signed on 13 new properties, leading hospitality group IHG Hotels & Resorts has now set a target of doubling its operating portfolio within the next five years in India, aiming to operate 100 hotels. In a ...

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