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Sri Lanka Tourism bolsters security, says it is open for business

Sri Lanka Tourism bolsters security, says it is open for business

April 25, 2019

After multiple attacks in the country on April 21, Sri Lanka is doing everything to maintain its peace. The country’s tourism board is providing all possible assistance to tourists in need of help and aiming to surpass the recent drop in the visitor’s arrival.

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The Taj: A symbol of love or an abode of divinity?

The Taj: A symbol of love or an abode of divinity?

August 13, 2017

Taj Mahal, the 17th-century architectural marvel, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, visited by millions of tourists, is caught up in a new controversy. Is it actually a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the Hindu trinity?

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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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Destination wedding a new trend in India

Destination wedding a new trend in India

December 13, 2016

Among all the places in India, Jaipur in Rajasthan, with its royal culture, has emerged as a preferred destination for a developing trend: destination wedding. The city offers a combination of festive ideas and venue choices in form of resorts like Heiwa Heaven.

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Indian IS recruit claims Paris attacker was his group leader

Indian IS recruit claims Paris attacker was his group leader

October 24, 2016

An Islamic State (IS) operative from Tamil Nadu in southern India claimed to have been trained under one of the IS masterminds of the Paris attackers.

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The ‘Ultimate’ Reunion Island

The ‘Ultimate’ Reunion Island

October 4, 2016

Tourism board from Reunion Island, the French island on the Indian Ocean, was recently in the Indian capital New Delhi to promote the destination and present its new visual identity, ‘The Ultimate Island’.

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Bali sees an influx of Indian tourist footfall

Bali sees an influx of Indian tourist footfall

September 1, 2016

Bali, an island in Indonesia, is rapidly becoming a popular tourist destination for Indian travellers. The first six months of 2016 has seen close to 55.7pc growth in the numbers of Indian tourists travelling to Bali compared to the same time last year, reported the Bali Tourism ...

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Deadly fire in Hauz Khas Village, a popular touristic spot in New Delhi

Deadly fire in Hauz Khas Village, a popular touristic spot in New Delhi

August 25, 2016

An Indian real estate professional lost his life and a French student suffered burns yesterday, when an immediate fire caught up his house in Hauz Khas Village in South Delhi, India. The area is famous amongst tourists because of trendy restaurants, art galleries and boutiques, b...

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Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

August 20, 2016

Aiming to increase green cover area in the Indian capital, the Delhi government is working on the development of 42 city forests in the city.

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Torrential rain leads to mishap in Uttarakhand

Torrential rain leads to mishap in Uttarakhand

July 21, 2016

Incessant rains are causing ruinous damages in the Northern Indian State of Uttarakhand, leading to an upsurge in casualties. Numerous landslides have been reported, which caused over 300 arterial roads and highways to be closed.

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Indian tourists use marginally planes for domestic trips

Indian tourists use marginally planes for domestic trips

June 30, 2016

In a fast growing Indian tourism market, plane is more and more popular but still used by a minority, as most Indians still prefer to travel by bus or train and stay with their friends or relatives, for expenses to remain reasonable, as per the last National Sample Survey Organis...

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Unexplored trekking routes of Kashmir

Unexplored trekking routes of Kashmir

June 24, 2016

Kashmir has the potential to become a prime trekking destination, as it has some of the best unexplored trekking routes in India. Once considered to be one of the favourite destinations for foreign tourists, Kashmir received a serious setback nearly three decades ago, due to the ...

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