India Travel News

Don't let monsoon spoil on your solo trip, essential tips
New Delhi , August 23 : Sometimes the best travel companion you can have is yourself. If you are a person who does not like following fixed itineraries, hate clicking selfies, love to sample local cuisines and enjoy backpacking, then travelling solo can be a rewarding experience for you. Read Full Story

Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Northern Railways assures alternate transport for stranded passengers
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , August 19 : The Northern Railways calling the Muzaffarnagar tragedy an unfortunate incident, have said that there are over 30 injuries and few casualties where the actual figures are being verified. Read Full Story

Air India launches direct flight to Sweden, connecting Delhi and Stockholm
New Delhi , August 17 : India's national air carrier Air India launched its first non-stop flight, the Dreamliner B-787, to Stockholm, Sweden, from Delhi on Wednesday. With an all-female crew on board,the cockpit was under the control of Capt.Nivedita Bhasin. Read Full Story

Independence Day: Experience true sense of freedom at these destinations
New Delhi , August 15 : August, 1947 was the month that changed every Indian's destiny forever - it was the month of glory, the month of courage; the month when India won its independence. Read Full Story

Get 'disconnected' in California
New Delhi , August 14 : With miles of pristine coastline and endless Instagram-worthy views, California is the perfect place for shareable memories. Read Full Story

When South Australian wildlife comes calling
New Delhi , August 14 : Animals are so placid and self contained that one can look at them for long and long. These creatures are born who they are, accept it, and that is that. They live with greater peace than people do and sometimes it's good to experience that peace. Read Full Story

Now there's a cruise for millenials
London [UK], August 13 : Millenials, we have some happy news for you. Read Full Story

When on road with group, have the rules
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 12 : Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.To travel is to take a journey into yourself,but it takes a different dimension when with friends. Read Full Story

Indian destinations that can give an international vacation experience
New Delhi , August 11 : International tours make for great memories, but they also come with a heavy expense. Read Full Story

Reasons for visiting Bhutan this August
New Delhi , August 11 :India's little neighbour, Bhutan, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. Besides a breathtaking view of Himalayas, Bhutan has a lot to offer to its tourists. Read Full Story

Celebrate the freedom to travel with these apps
New Delhi , August 11 : Independence Day 2017, followed by a number of holidays, has extended a weekend. This has given ample opportunity to travel fanatics to pack those bags and set off on an adventure. Read Full Story

Tourists flock to enjoy Vantawng falls in Mizoram
Aizawl (Mizoram) , Aug 10 : The magnificent Vantawng falls in Mizoram's Thenzawl village attracts tourists from all over the globe. Read Full Story

Get ready to bag exciting travel deals this long weekend
New Delhi , August 10 : The travel bug is fast biting the youth of India, and companies are just as fast in keeping up with the trend by giving exciting holiday deals and packages during the long weekend. Read Full Story

Rising trend of weekend-long travel and staycation
New Delhi , Aug 9 : Travelling has become a rising trend in recent years, and our hectic lifestyles hasn't stopped the trend, but has in fact, led to a rise in multiple short breaks. Hotels and travel portals have identified this trend too. Read Full Story

Head to Udaipur for four-day music festival, Wonderflip
Delhi , Aug. 9 : At India's first immersive performing arts and music festival, you have the chance to meet characters out of fairytales, be absorbed in a world of experiential art, hear some of the greatest live and electronic artists from around the world, and dance the nights away under the stars. Read Full Story

Air Service from Cities in Bihar
New Delhi, Aug 8: The following airports from Bihar have been included in the tentative list of un-served and under-served airports under RCS: Read Full Story

These are the most tagged world cities on Instagram
London [UK], August 8 : There are many places that we seem to see over and over on our Instagram feeds. Read Full Story

PM Modi's promise fulfilled as Air India connects Varanasi and Colombo
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) Aug 04 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to Sri Lankan Tamils was fulfilled on Friday when national carrier Air India on Friday connected two historical destinations- Varanasi and Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. Read Full Story

Check out for unexplored wildlife destinations in India
New Delhi , August 4 : Earth's wildlife is perhaps, one of nature's most precious gifts to humankind. Although there are lots of places globally that are known for their exotic range of wildlife, India is one that is home to some of the most magnificent creatures and plant life in the world, and we should feel privileged to have various dedicated wildlife sanctuaries and national parks to visit. Read Full Story

Camel safari a popular attraction in Ladakh, providing jobs to youth
Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) , Aug 3 : Camel safari in Ladakh is becoming popular sport in the Nubra Valley. Read Full Story

Solar Powered Diesel Multiple Unit in Railways
New Delhi, August 2: The Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) Broad Gauge Train with Solar Power generation on roof top of its coaches has been dedicated to the nation by the Hon'ble Minister of Railways on 14.07.2017. This train has been inducted in the link of Train Number 740033 between Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Garhi Harsaru - Farukhnagar in Northern Railway. Read Full Story

Buy Rail Tickets Now and Pay Later
New Delhi, August 2: A scheme of booking e-ticket online and making payment after 15 days through 'ePaylater' powered by M/s Arthashastra Fintech Pvt. Ltd., as a pilot project, has been introduced by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC). Under this scheme, a customer has the option to pay after 15 days of booking an e-ticket through IRCTC website. Read Full Story

Facilities to Railway Passengers
New Delhi, August 2: Provision of enhanced passenger amenities in train coaches is a continual endeavor of the Indian Railways. Read Full Story

Here're some cheap Independence Day weekend getaways
New Delhi , Aug 01 : Long weekends are a blessing in disguise to go on trips and break the stress cycle. Read Full Story

Air India crew visiting Jeddah to carry identification in Arabic henceforth
New Delhi , August 1 : National carrier Air India has asked its crew to carry details of crew names written in Arabic on the letterhead of the Hotel Trident in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, along with their crew permit and Air India identity. Read Full Story

Steps taken by Indian Railways to discourage ticketless travelers
New Delhi, July 28: The steps taken by the Indian Railways to dissuade people from travelling without ticket are as under:- Read Full Story

Umngot River: A tourist hotspot in Meghalaya
Shillong (Meghalaya), July 28 : Umngot River in the remote town of Dawki has been a major crowd puller with its lush greenery and crystal clear blue water. Read Full Story

A shadow of Jerusalem in Aizawl
Aizawl (Mizoram), July 28 : The Solomon's temple in the Chawlhmun area of Aizawl is the largest church in the state of Mizoram. The architecturally rich church attracts visitors from all across the globe due to its immense significance. Read Full Story

Dress code to follow when it pours cats and dogs!
New Delhi , July 28 : It's all well and good giving advice on various bits and pieces, but sometimes what you really need is a first person account of an experience to bring something to life. Read Full Story

Highway Projects: Steps taken to address financial challenges
New Delhi, July 27: 31 numbers of national highways projects have reached financial closure during the last three years and the current year. Read Full Story

Developing Wayside Amenities along National Highways
New Delhi, July 27: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has identified nearly 183 sites for setting up wayside amenities along national highways. Read Full Story

Wi-Fi facility on domestic flights
New Delhi, July 27: The Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes to allow the use of Wi-Fi in commercial aircrafts operating over Indian territory. The proposal for providing on-board Wi-Fi services involves amendments of provisions of Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 and Indian Telegraph Rules made there under. Read Full Story

Operations of new international flights from India
New Delhi, July 27: The Government has started many new international flights, the details of which are as follows: Read Full Story

Norway witnesses largest Indian tourists growth in 2017
New Delhi , July 27 : Indian tourist numbers to Norway continue to grow steadily as India now reaches the third spot after China and Russia in visitor visas. Read Full Story

Providing of Facilities for Tourists at Temples, Monuments and Tourist Spots
New Delhi, July 26: Ministry of Tourism has undertaken various measures/initiatives to provide facilitation and make tourist places accessible to the differently abled and to provide safety and security to tourists as per following details: Read Full Story

Flexi fare in Premium Trains
New Delhi, July 26: Railways regularly monitor earning and occupancy of all trains including trains under flexi fare scheme. Review of all existing schemes is a continuous and ongoing process to effect further improvement. Accordingly, an interim review of the flexi fare scheme has been made and the following changes were made with effect from 20.12.2016 :- Read Full Story

Travel to these top ten unexplored places in Asia this season
New Delhi, July 26 : Travelling is the most enjoyed activity for many people due to different reasons. Be it for work, leisure, a family trip, or a soul searching journey, the desire to travel goes beyond geographical boundaries, and in some cases, is fueled by a need to explore unknown or remote places. Read Full Story

DGCA calls on airlines to carry 'Hindi' newspapers on board
New Delhi , July 26 : The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory to airlines directing them to carry Hindi newspapers and magazines. Read Full Story

SE Asia becomes popular destination for short international trip
New Delhi , July 26 : Looking for a unique vacation destination? If the idea of going to the cliched Europe, USA, Dubai trips does not appeal to you, then maybe it is time that you look at the other side of the globe. Read Full Story

Self-driving vacays- Emerging travel trend in India
New Delhi , July 25 : Self-driving is India's new immersive travel experience. Indian travellers now prefer their journeys to be as experiential and adventurous as possible. Read Full Story

Here's a look at monsoon paradise for travelers this season!
New Delhi , July 24 : Travelers prefer travelling in a particular season of their choice. As the monsoon winds gears up to bring an amazing season of the year, Varun Gupta, CEO - lists top seven destinations that one can visit this monsoon. Read Full Story

These water parks in Thailand are amongst top ten in Asia
Bangkok, July 24 : Three of Thailand's fun-filled water parks have been listed as among the Top 10 in Asia by a renowned travel website TripAdvisor in their 2017 travellers' choice awards. Read Full Story

This time, go on vacay to these self-drive destinations
New Delhi , July 24 : Self-drive trip, as a travel trend, is slowly catching up in India. It is an immersive way to travel, exploring places with freedom and flexibility, which not only gives a sense of independence, but allows one to do things at their own pace. Read Full Story

Here's the must go destinations if you are a 'Game of Thrones' fan
New Delhi , July 22 : The world eagerly anticipated the premiere of Game of Thrones season 7 but fans aren't waiting for winter to come to enjoy Seven Kingdoms-inspired vacations, as reports a dramatic hike in searches to the stunning destinations featured in the series. Read Full Story

Planning easy travel, refer to these top five apps!
New Delhi , July 22 : With the season of festivals getting back to its fervor, it is time again to plan, save time and fly to your preferred destination, without particularly burning a giant hole in your pocket. Read Full Story

This monsoon, rediscover yourself amid misty hills!
New Delhi , July 21 : There are numerous ways to enjoy the rains but nothing can beat the thrill of going on a trek and rediscovering yourself amidst misty mountains. Read Full Story

Simplification in Procedure for Getting Passports
New Delhi, July 20: The Government has decided to print personal details on passports in both Hindi and English languages. The pre-printed portion of the passport is already in Hindi and English languages. Read Full Story

Offbeat Places in Ladakh you probably have never seen before
By Somdatta Saha, New Delhi, July 20: Whenever we talk about Ladhakh, the places that pop up in our mind are Khardung La Pass or Pangong Tso Lake or Nubra Valley or Shanti Stupa. Read Full Story

Here're the must-go destinations to satisfy your passion for jumping sports
New Delhi , July 20 : "Might as well Jump....Go ahead and Jump !" Read Full Story

SriLankan Airlines Celebrates the Launch of Non-stop Flight from Hong Kong to Colombo
HONG KONG, July 20, 2017 : SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the prestigious oneworld alliance, launched five times weekly non-stop flights service between Hong Kong and Colombo from July 15. Read Full Story

Now, share your experience and get all expense paid trip!
New Delhi, July 19 : Imagine if you get an all expense paid trip to the destinations of your choice in and outside the country! Read Full Story

Top 5 islands in India for a memorable escape to bliss
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi, Jul 19 : From water sports, beach parties and sun-kissed skin to hanging hammocks, books, long walks, beautiful sunsets and equally enchanting sunrises - islands offer the perfect setting for a relaxing getaway. Read Full Story

Gulfstream Delivers 550th G550
SAVANNAH, Ga., July 18, 2017 : Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that it has delivered its 550th Gulfstream G550, solidifying the aircraft's position as one of business aviation's most popular jets. Read Full Story

Norwegian Announces First American tailfin Hero: Benjamin Franklin
NEW YORK, July 18, 2017 : Norwegian, the World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Europe's Best Low-Cost Airline, today announced Benjamin Franklin as its first American tailfin hero. Read Full Story

Top things to do in Peru beyond Machu Picchu!
New Delhi , July 17 : Whether it's an experienced traveller or an enthusiastic backpacker, thousands of tourists visit Peru for a peek of its undeniably awe-inspiring archaeological star attraction - Machu Picchu, but the fact is that Peru is a country replete with hidden treasures waiting to be explored and experienced. Read Full Story

Urban Indian travellers take advantage of the 'Green Season'
New Delhi , July 15 : Flight Shop - a wholly owned Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), Australia, recently announced findings of Monsoon 2017, the Green Season of India that states the current offbeat monsoon destinations in India. Read Full Story

Raipur Airport Ranked First in Customer Satisfaction Index Survey
New Delhi, July 14: Raipur's Swami Vivekananda Airport was once again ranked first in Customer Satisfaction among 49 airports in the country. Read Full Story

Govt. to Amarnath pilgrims: Follow safety protocol
New Delhi , July 11 : The Centre on Tuesday appealed to all pilgrims undertaking the pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine to follow existing safety protocols and to cooperate with the administration. Read Full Story

Onboard disinfectant fumigation: IndiGo urges NGT to take cognizance of its plea for safety of passengers
New Delhi , July 10 : The no-frills carrier IndiGo on Monday explained the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that with the monsoon arriving and the risk of vector-borne diseases accelerating there is an urgent need of disinfectant fumigation in the plane as per need. Read Full Story

Poonch-Rawlakote bus service suspended for one week
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , July 10 : Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC), New Delhi on Monday suspended the Poonch-Rawlakote bus services. Read Full Story

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