Tourism

First green shoots of domestic group travel during Durga Puja

First green shoots of domestic group travel during...

October 21, 2020

After a complete washout of the summer holidays when hardly anyone across the country dared to even dream of travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Durga Puja holidays seem to be turning out to be better for the tour operators, at least in the state of West Bengal, as some of t...

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Lazying on the Blue Flag certified beaches in India

Lazying on the Blue Flag certified beaches in Indi...

October 15, 2020

Eight beaches in India have been awarded Blue Flag certification, an international label for clean, safe and environment-friendly beaches, marinas and sustainable boating tourism operators.

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Rural tourism spots in India for the long-weekends

Rural tourism spots in India for the long-weekends

September 30, 2020

Since the nationwide lockdown, imposed on March 25 to battle coronavirus, began to be eased at the end of May, the coming long weekend of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary (October 2-4) is the first real opportunity to travel for many Indians who have been not only deprived of...

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There is nothing to celebrate on this World Tourism Day 2020: Jurgen Bailom, CEO Jalesh Cruises

There is nothing to celebrate on this World Touris...

September 27, 2020

As we are celebrating world tourism day, how seriously is the tourism industry in India threatened by the pandemic and do you see a meaningful revival in foreseeable future? On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2020, the travel and tourism industry knows that there is nothing to ...

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Amar Chitra Katha inspires Great Indian Journeys for SOTC & Thomas Cook

Amar Chitra Katha inspires Great Indian Journeys f...

September 19, 2020

How would you like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj or Maharana Pratap to accompany you the next time you head to the iconic Sindhudurg Fort set in the Arabian Sea off the Konkan coast or the famous Chittorgarh Fort in Mewar? That’s no longer a fantasy, as the famous Amar Chitra Kat...

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10 mysterious places to visit in India

10 mysterious places to visit in India

September 9, 2020

From worshipping snakes and rats to gravity-defying hills and structures, India is a land full of mysteries. A few places that appear to be straight out of a fantasy novel, there is no dearth of mysterious places to explore here! ‘It happens only in India!’ We’ve often hear...

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Workations: When work from home is away from home

Workations: When work from home is away from home

August 30, 2020

For millions of Indian professionals who have been cooped up in their homes since March due to coronavirus pandemic, a break from home in the shape of workations is turning to be a life-saver for them. ‘‘Though coming back home for such a long time and enjoying the luxuries t...

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Top five monsoon destinations in India

Top five monsoon destinations in India

August 21, 2020

Monsoon is at its peak across the country. Travel destinations in India are gearing up to welcome tourists with adequate safety and comfort. With travel restrictions being eased and tourism activity resuming in various states, the rains are waiting to drench tourists in fun and w...

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Ram Mandir reinforces Ramayana Trail tourism

Ram Mandir reinforces Ramayana Trail tourism

August 10, 2020

The construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya has revived Ramayana Trail as a tourism product, with many new players joining in. The trail is likely to open a new chapter in spiritual tourism within India.

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International Tiger Day: Five must visit Tiger Reserves in India

International Tiger Day: Five must visit Tiger Res...

July 29, 2020

Home to world’s largest population of tigers, India offers amazing wildlife safari experiences where one is sure to come face to face with the most ferocious occupant of the jungle. Here are five tiger reserves worth a visit.

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