The one trend that is gaining popularity is adventure tourism that opens up a whole new avenue for tourists coming to India. Keeping ITB Berlin in mind, the Ministry of Tourism in India is planning to heavily promote its adventure tourism options to reach a wider audience and make the world aware of the potential that India has in this sector. This is why 2018 has been declared as the Year of Adventure Tourism. India & You, in its ITB special issue, has attempted to cover all the traditional and up-and-coming adventure tourism destinations and also looked into the problems affecting the sector. With this we hope to offer a comprehensive look at the sector to ease tourists into the thrilling possibilities that India has to offer. There is also Spiritual tourism, which holds a lot of potential and remains to be explored. It pertains to locations offering religious events or festivals coupled with a sense of spirituality, and now is one of the key tourism pulls in India. In here is also a humble attempt to get you the best of bits from some popular religious spots.
An investigation of India’s most notorious gang rape, Deepa Mehta’s Anatomy of Violence was hailed as the most creative outlet for dialogue in Toronto this November. The film indicts the society that breeds rapists and instigates gender violence. Canada-based filmmaker Deepa Mehta delves deep into the cultural aspects of India that breeds a notion of … Continue reading Anatomy of Violence →
A steaming hot cuppa goes well with a bite of deep-fried potato crisps as the highway breeze hits the face and flows through the hair.
On the foothills of Himalayas, the Jim Corbett National Park in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, spoils visitors for choice with its abundant wildlife. Encounters with its Bengal tigers, leopards, elephants, deers and fish-eating crocodiles, will undoubtedly leave you with numerous tales to narrate. With the holiday season setting start in most parts of India it … Continue reading Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve →
A list of do’s and don’ts for solo travellers and backpackers in India may be overwhelming, but the parameters of safety in India are beyond the framework of rules and regulations, venturing into realms of societal pressure and conduct.
Ryndia, a rare silk from north-east India, has thermal properties that make it unique. Weaving it is a means of livelihood for local communities, and designing with it is bringing Ryndia on global runways. In Meghalaya, members of the Ri-Bhoi community hold much value for their Niang Ryndia or eri silkworm from which they organically … Continue reading Sustainable Fashion from North-East India →
Keeping Durga Puja as its focus, West Bengal tourism is planning a new international promotional campaign, targeting mainly the European clientele. As Durga Puja is not just spiritual but also the biggest cultural festival in West Bengal and one of the biggest in the country, the state tourism hopes to attract tourists from all over, including … Continue reading Interview with Goutam Deb →