Tourism

Thanjavur: Treasure trove of Tamil heritage

Thanjavur: Treasure trove of Tamil heritage

July 9, 2021

Thanjavur was built by the great Chola emperor Rajaraja I, who reigned over vast tracts of not just India but also South East Asia, Sri Lanka, and Maldives. The splendour of his era can be seen even today in Thanjavur where the ensemble of Chola heritage remains intact and bears ...

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Northeast India: Gems of an unexplored paradise

Northeast India: Gems of an unexplored paradise

July 3, 2021

Northeast India, a region stunning beyond words is not often spotted in the travel itineraries of people while choosing a domestic destination. Famous for lush green hills and scenic landscapes, the region has much more to offer the tourists, ranging from rich heritage to careful...

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Hotels are destinations, not just places to sleep: Travel in 2021 survey

Hotels are destinations, not just places to sleep:...

June 30, 2021

As India continues to be on the red list of several countries, foreign travel has become close to impossible. Even as restrictions begin to ease slowly, rather than risk travelling to faraway foreign destinations, many travellers are choosing to explore rare or unknown local spot...

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Film tourism in India: Bollywood beckons

Film tourism in India: Bollywood beckons

June 26, 2021

In a country where people live and breathe Bollywood, films have for long been a powerful tool for tourism promotion as the locales used in big hits almost always end up seeing a significant boost in tourist arrivals soon after the films’ release. Though this has been on for de...

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Experience famous foreign destinations in India at pocket-friendly rates

Experience famous foreign destinations in India at...

June 21, 2021

Visit the charming sand dunes of Thar Desert to experience Sahara The diverse variety of flora and fauna in the Thar Desert emulates the legendary safaris in Africa, without the hassle of having to securing visas and months of stressful planning. The Desert National Park has rare...

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Pandemic makes tourists conscious of environmental costs

Pandemic makes tourists conscious of environmental...

June 16, 2021

Before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Indian tourism saw a dramatic growth contributing over 6.8 pc to the GDP of the country in 2019. With an increase in number of tourists, there has been tremendous pressure on the natural ecosystems like increase in pollution, depletion o...

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Digha: A simple haven for families

Digha: A simple haven for families

June 12, 2021

Once called the ‘Brighton of the East’ Digha is of the most popular weekend destinations in West Bengal. Originally known by the name “Beerkul,” it was first popularised during the British Raj by the then governor of Bengal, Warren Hastings, and was developed into a touri...

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Five exciting destinations for sport fishing in India

Five exciting destinations for sport fishing in In...

June 3, 2021

The Andaman Islands The archipelago of Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal is one of the best and most convenient places for sport fishing in India. The rich reef ecosystem, the mesmerising scenery, abundance of fish and the chance to conquer the catch of a lifetime, keep luring...

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Discovering the wealth of wellness in India

Discovering the wealth of wellness in India

May 26, 2021

For the longest time, Indians have viewed healthcare as something that is only to be focussed on in times of illness. However, with the onset of the pandemic, people have started to realise the importance of a comprehensive and holistic approach towards a fit mind and body. India...

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Exploring nature in Haflong hills

Exploring nature in Haflong hills

May 24, 2021

Tourists visiting India often tend to stick to the traditional hotspots – Delhi, Agra, the palaces and forts of Rajasthan, and if time permits, a more varied cuisine and cultural tour through states in the South such as Kerala. However, for those looking for offbeat destination...

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