indian tourism

A visual retreat through the eyes of a French lady

A visual retreat through the eyes of a French lady

October 30, 2018

As Kolkata is known for its oldest tradition of worshipping Goddesses Durga, Mireille-Joséphine Guézenne has captured various moods of Maa Durga (Mother Durga) in the city. To share and bolster her work and enthusiasm, the Indian Museum mounted a special exhibition in collabora...

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India Ranks Fifth Most Vacation Deprived Country

India Ranks Fifth Most Vacation Deprived Country

December 22, 2017

A recent study by a leading online travel agency states that Indians are vacation deprived, mostly owing to reasons, not in their control.

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Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

October 13, 2017

Best known for its pilgrim sites, Uttarakhand is also a land of wildlife sanctuaries, some of which are an absolute treat for trekkers and nature-trail lovers. Binsar is one such sanctuary that a young-at-heart would not like to miss.

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Sutheash Balasubramaniam
A red temple in Ajmer and its city of gold

A red temple in Ajmer and its city of gold

July 17, 2017

Giving an insight into the life of the first religious path maker of Jainism, this temple in Ajmer is an architectural marvel inside-out. With an ornate outer structure made of red-sand stone, it holds a city of gold within.

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Booming domestic and international tourism in India

Booming domestic and international tourism in India

June 30, 2017

India, a booming sector in tourism worldwide, has witnessed a significant rise in the growth rate of Foreign Tourist Arrivals, opening up newer avenues in trade opportunities and cooperation in the international market.

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Airbnb signs contract to boost Indian tourism

Airbnb signs contract to boost Indian tourism

June 15, 2017

Airbnb has signed a lucrative memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the tourism ministry of Maharashtra to promote destinations and become the official accommodation partner for the entire state. This is the first of its kind revenue-sharing agreement with a state government by ...

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The colourful Fontainhas in Goa

The colourful Fontainhas in Goa

May 31, 2017

The colourful Fontainhas in Goa's capital city Panaji is perhaps the coastal state's oldest Latin quarter. Hiding tiny and wonderful secrets in its thoroughfares, it is a delight for explorers and wayfarers.

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Go Mumbai to Goa on the new high speed train

Go Mumbai to Goa on the new high speed train

May 29, 2017

Travel from Mumbai to Goa now made fast and state-of-art ! In a first, the Indian Railways has introduced a high speed train which will run from the western Indian city to the popular coastal state.

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Union Budget 2017: Ends remain loose for the tourism sector

Union Budget 2017: Ends remain loose for the tourism sector

February 1, 2017

While India recuperates from the recent demonetisation drive, the most affected sector in the country - travel and tourism expected good tidings from the Union Budget.

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The world’s largest river island becomes a district

The world’s largest river island becomes a district

September 13, 2016

Majuli, which was recently crowned with the title of the planet’s largest river island by the Guinness World Records, is now India’s first island district. The titles for the district are likely to boost tourism in the north-eastern Indian state, ‘Awesome Assam’.

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A beach holiday at Daman and Diu

A beach holiday at Daman and Diu

August 24, 2016

The smallest Indian territory is promoting the destination through its campaign ‘Ila de cama’, Portuguese for the ‘Isle of calm’. Both Daman & Diu formed part of the Portuguese possessions in colonial India, along with Goa and retain several aspects of Portuguese cult...

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