Tourism

Colours of India – Issue n°13 – April 2017

Colours of India – Issue n°13 – April 2017

April 18, 2017

Come travel with us and discover India through the April issue of our monthly video magazine – Colours of India.

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India moves up 12 places in Travel & Tourism Competitive Index of the WEF

India moves up 12 places in Travel & Tourism ...

April 13, 2017

India has moved 12 places up in this ranking from 52nd to 40th position in the Travel and Tourism Competitive Index (TTCI) of World Economic Forum. The tourism sector in the country has been on a growth trajectory since the present government came into power.

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Trams in Kolkata

Trams in Kolkata

April 11, 2017

You have seen them in Satyajit Ray's Mahanagar or Buddhadeb Dasgupta's Grihayuddha. You have seen them in Mani Ratnam's Yuva, recently in Sujoy Ghosh's Kahani or Dibakar Bannerjee's Detective Byomkesh Bakshy - trams have inspired cinematic journeys that carry the legacy of the Br...

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Around the Himalayas in 7 days

Around the Himalayas in 7 days

April 8, 2017

The third edition of the Uttarakhand mountain biking race flagged off on April 8, 2017, in Nainital, in the northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. With participation from over 15 countries, the race will cover a distance of 884 km in seven biking days.

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St Augustine’s Church: The ancient piece of Old Goa

St Augustine’s Church: The ancient piece of ...

April 6, 2017

Gloriously standing out amongst all other, well-kept complexes and whitewashed churches in its vicinity, the ruins of St Augustine's Church in Old Goa is inviting and enticing. Being excavated to life and preserved for its worth, it tells stories of the days gone by.

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Flourishing Golf Tourism in India

Flourishing Golf Tourism in India

April 6, 2017

Plush golf courses are coming up across India and the popularity of the sport is also backed by sightseeing. Golf tourism in the country is, thus, growing in stature and popularity, with courses that are among the oldest and highest in the world.

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India rolls out new liberalised visa scheme

India rolls out new liberalised visa scheme

April 5, 2017

Various steps have been taken to increase the number of inbound tourists to India, which includes relaxing the e-visa process.

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Shigmo Festival 2017: Goa’s Spring Celebration

Shigmo Festival 2017: Goa’s Spring Celebrati...

April 3, 2017

The western Indian state of Goa welcomes spring through a myriad mix of cultures and traditions, which are on display during the colourful carnival of Shigmo.

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Puducherry – the French dominion in India

Puducherry – the French dominion in India

April 1, 2017

The union territory of Puducherry, predominantly called ‘Pondy’, is also notably known as the French town in southern India. As the place was under French rule until around 1954, people here still converse in French and even in English with a French accent. From houses to hot...

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Trekking to Triund in Himachal Pradesh

Trekking to Triund in Himachal Pradesh

March 30, 2017

Triund, a picturesque hill, has become a popular trekking destination for visitors to the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India.

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