New Delhi, Nov 28 : In a bid to expand its international operations, national passenger carrier Air India might start a direct flight between New Delhi and Washington DC.
Srinagar, Nov 25 : All flights to and from Srinagar were cancelled on Wednesday for the third consecutive day as foggy weather resulted in poor visibility at the international airport here.
Amritsar, Nov 15 : Budget carrier SpiceJet on Sunday launched a direct flight service from the city of the Golden Temple to Dubai.
Mumbai, Nov 14 : Air India on Saturday announced that it will launch a daily direct flight between Ahmedabad and London from December 15.
Patna/Kolkata, Nov 10 : After yet again proving his brilliance as an election strategist by shaping Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's successful campaign strategy, Prashant Kishor has received feelers from Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress for plying his trade in next year's West Bengal assembly polls.
New Delhi, Nov 5 : Britain-based airline major Virgin Atlantic on Thursday called upon the British government to slash the price of 10-year visit visa for Indian nationals.
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 : United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways will operate an Airbus A380 service between Abu Dhabi and Mumbai from May 1, 2016, with India's commercial capital joining the carrier's other A380 destinations of London, New York and Sydney.
Dubai, Nov 2 : Etihad Airways will keep flying over the Sinai peninsula in Egypt despite the crash of a Soviet aircraft, the company has said.
Sydney, Nov 2 : Tourists will soon be able to swim with humpback whales of Australia in a trial program modelled on the successful whale shark tours at the country's Ningaloo Marine Park.
Kolkata, Nov 1 : A trial cum pilot run of cargo vehicle on Kolkata-Agartala via Dhaka route under the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement was flagged off from the West Bengal state secretariat Nabanna in neighbouring Howrah district on Sunday.
Guwahati, Nov 1 : Assam Minister Atuwa Munda on Sunday opened the Kaziranga National Park for tourists for the 2015-16 season and lauded officials' efforts to keep a tab on rhino poaching in and around the park.
Bir (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 31 : Bir and Billing areas would be developed as world class paragliding sites, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here on Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 31 : With eight Indians and 44 foreigners on board, the Buddhist Circuit Special Train, operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), embarked on its first journey of the season on Saturday.
Kolkata, Oct 29 : To clear the rush of passengers during ensuing Chhat Puja, Eastern Railway will run eight pairs of weekly Jansadharan Chhat Puja special trains between Howrah and Nautanwa and Howrah and Raxaul.
Ghaziabad, Oct 29 : In a bid to decongest traffic on the Mohan Nagar stretch in Ghaziabad district, two flyovers will be built on both sides of the metro rail track, an official said on Thursday.
Mumbai, Oct 29 : India has taken up an ambitious plan to develop 78 of its 189 lighthouses dotting the country's vast coastline as new tourism beacons, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Thursday.
Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 : United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways has been named 'Best Overall in Middle East' at the SimpliFlying Awards 2015.
Lucknow, Oct 28 : Ever seen the Taj Mahal from 3,000 feet above and from a distance of just 500 metres? Well, this could be your lifetime chance as the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department is hosting a hot air balloon festival in the vicinity of the monument November 14-16.
Agra, Oct 28 : The clouds played hide and seek and prevented a clear view of the Taj Mahal as a record 399 tourists lined up to see the 17th century white marble marvel on Tuesday's full moon night.
Kullu, Oct 27 : Starting from the sun temple at Nirath in Himachal Pradesh's Satluj Valley that traces its origin to the Harappan era, a new book traces the sacred journey of the Kullu Valley as it concludes at the majestic Rohtang Pass, the so-called ground of the dead, after covering the Nirmand, Ani, Banjar and Kullu.
New Delhi, Oct 22 : Aviation tourism firm Rokitt-Whirl Works Aerial (WWA) on Thursday launched a unique luxury helicopter cruise to major religious destinations starting from Rs.20,000 to Rs.6.50 lakh per person.
Shimla, Oct 22 : Nestled amidst quaint mountains with the mighty Dhauladhar range in its backdrop adding to its glory, the Bir-Billing area in Himachal Pradesh this weekend will have more to offer than just India's first AAI Paragliding World Cup 2015.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 : A popular tourist destination in Kerala, Thekkady has been named the "world's top emerging destination" in the inaugural Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO Challenge 2015.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : The exterior transports you to Disneyland, the interior replicates a bespoke West End club and the terrace provides a stunning view of the 12th century Qutub Minar, barely a hundred metres away. Welcome to Dramz Whiskey Bar and Lounge that is surprisingly light on the pocket for a fine diner.
Gangtok, Oct 20 : Visiting Nathu La is no less than a pilgrimage, but not of the religious kind. At 14,420 feet above sea level, one is struck by the sheer history that surrounds this strategic mountain pass which connects the northeast Indian state of Sikkim to the Chumbi Valley in China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
Hyderabad, Oct 19 : Alliance Air, the wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, will operate two additional flights from Hyderabad to Vjayawada on October 20 and 21 to meet the peak festive season demand.
Agartala, Oct 16 : With an increase in the bus services between India and Bangladesh, the people-to-people links, trade and economy would get strengthened, Tripura Transport Minister Manik dey said here on Friday.
Mumbai, Oct 15 : Leading private airline Jet Airways on Thusday said it has raised its domestic frequency, introduced four new sectors and incorporated a wide bodied aircraft on the Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi route as part of its 2015 winter schedule.
New Delhi, Oct 15 : Vistara on Thursday said it commemorated the 83rd anniversary of India's first commercial flight by organizing a special day out for underprivileged children and surprise offers for customers centred around "83".
Lahore, Oct 15 : The India-Pakistan Samjhauta Express bound for Delhi, which was called back from the Wagah border to the Lahore railway station on October 8, left for Attari on Thursday, media reported.
Benglauru, Oct 13 : British Airways on Tuesday offered special celebratory fares starting from Rs.48,115 to various destinations in Britain to commemorate a decade of connecting Bengaluru and London.
Hyderabad, Oct 12 : The Taj Falaknuma here has been awarded number one position among the best palace hotels in the world category for 2015 by the world's leading travel and tourism website - Trip Advisor.
Srinagar, Oct 9 : The Tosa Maidan vacated by the army last year would be developed as a prime tourist destination, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed said on Friday.
Singapore, Oct 8 : They might struggle while taking selfies in front of Singapore's Merlion or other tourist attractions, or occasionally have a bit of cough and cold problems during their stay in Singapore. But Indian tourists seem undeterred from making a trip to Singapore despite the smoky haze caused by the forest fires in Indonesia.
Mumbai, Oct 8 : Young and dashing Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has been named the first Indian ambassador for Tourism New Zealand, which markets New Zealand as a visitor destination.
New Delhi, Oct 5 : Budget carrier IndiGo on Monday said it will commence operations to Udaipur in Rajasthan, making it the airline's 34th domestic destination, from November 1.
New Delhi, Oct 5 : Low-cost carrier SpiceJet on Monday announced direct flights to Dubai from Amritsar and Kozhikode would commence from November 15.
New Delhi, Oct 5 : Airline major Jet Airways on Monday slashed fares on its international network by up to 30 percent on base fare, under a six-day special discount offer.
Chennai, Oct 5 : Rameswaram is perhaps the only place in the country where the rail route to the temple town offers a lifelong memorable experience.
New Delhi, Oct 3 : Beer is the people's drink, they say and Germany, which is one of the world's biggest consumers of the alcoholic beverage, lives by that principle every year with the famed Oktoberfest. India, too, is not far behind in the festivities, as the "desi" version of the iconic volkfest is being celebrated in full swing in the national capital and its suburbs.
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Air India will give an inaugural offer exclusively for its First and Business Class passengers who would be travelling on the soon to be launched direct flight to San Francisco from Delhi .
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 : Air Kerala - a dream project of the Kerala government to own an airline in the PPP mode - would be a success in case the Centre relaxes certain civil aviation rules, a Kerala businessman said on Friday.
Srinagar, Oct 1 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed said the scenic tourist resort of Pahalgam will attract more tourists and film makers as it readies to become an all weather destination with the modern facilities inaugurated there on Thursday.
Kolkata, Sept 29 : Eastern Railways has taken several measures to improve passenger amenities and overall services in view of ensuing festive seasons.
New Delhi, Sep 29 : The average number of international trips by Indians is set to increase by 45 percent in 2015, according to a study by travel site TripAdvisor.
Lhasa, Sep 29 : Tibet will encourage airlines to launch more domestic and international flights serving the southwest Chinese region to boost its pillar tourism industry, the chairman of the regional government said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : "Mangia!" As our Italian friends say, "Eat!" And exactly like Indians -- eat is what they do, as for both Indians and Italians, food is not merely for survival -- it is what defines them.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Monday launched "Indian Railway Knowledge Portal" for dissemination of information about the Indian railroads.
Colombo, Sep 28 : Sri Lanka's national budget airline, Mihin Lanka, will resume direct flights to the Maldives from November, the media reported on Monday.
San Jose, Sep 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced direct flights between New Delhi and San Francisco thrice a week from December 2 this year.
New Delhi, Sept 27 : The Indian Ministry of Tourism launched several new initiatives on the occasion of World Tourism Day on Sunday.
Mumbai, Sept 27 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, on Sunday announced attractively priced, customized, all-inclusive JetEscapes Holidays to commemorate World Tourism Day.
New Delhi, Sep 27 : At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the US, the Air India on Sunday announced it was starting the only non-stop link with America's west coast with a flight between Delhi and San Francisco from December 2.
Mathura, Sep 27 : A major pilgrimage centre for the Hindus since long, Mathura district has emerged as a major tourism hub for visitors from within the country.
Lhasa, Sep 27 : Tibet in China has welcomed 14.3 million tourists in the first eight months of 2015.
New Delhi, Sep 26 : Indians can make trips to over 200 monuments and museums across the country for free on the occasion of World Tourism Day on Sunday, an official said.
New Delhi, Sept 25 : National carrier Air India has extended the benefits of its popular eSuperSaver scheme up to March 31, 2016 and has, yet again, provided its customers an opportunity for big savings.
Agartala, Sep 25 : Regular train services would start any time on the newly-laid broad gauge track from Lumding to Silchar in Assam that would provide better connectivity in the mountainous north-eastern region, Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey said on Friday.
Thimpu, Sep 25 : After smoggy, sooty Delhi, the crisp air at Bhutan's Paro airport is unmistakable and, descending after a three-hour flight, the first instinctive reaction is to breathe in a lung-full of the clean, soft and scented air.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 : Tourism departments of three states - Kerala, Goa and Uttarakhand - have decided to jointly set up a formal association with Russia's tourism and culture ministry to promote tourist arrivals and cultural exchanges, an official said on Tuesday.