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Now get a freedom to roam about in Sweden
New Delhi , May 23 : If you are planning for an abroad trip, then do think about Sweden once, as visit to the country will now become easy and smooth, thanks to Airbnb. Read Full Story

Big boost in travel queries from smaller cities this summer: Google Search Trends
New Delhi , May 22 : With Summer break around the corner, Google India recently revealed the top travel search trends for this summer, based on searches conducted by Indians between the months of February to April this year. Read Full Story

Know how to dress for a wildlife holiday this summer
New Delhi , May 22 : Summer is upon us, and with it comes an activity that is much loved - planning a vacation. While some may want to escape to the mountains, and others prefer to head to the beach, but here we are for those who love to keep it a little wild. Read Full Story

Luxurious Tejas Express to be inaugurated today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 22 : The stage is set for the inauguration of the Indian Railways' first ever high-speed luxurious train, Tejas Express, which will embark on its inaugural journey here today. Read Full Story

Hill town to smart city: The story of Dharamsala
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) , May 20 : Picturesque locations, serene atmosphere and a favourite for tourists from across the globe; this is Dharamsala as we know it. However, in an attempt to enhance development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now taken it under the bandwagon of his Smart City Mission and will be revamped completely. Read Full Story

'Understated' Arunachal's Ganga Lake a popular tourist attraction
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , May 19 : Rich in natural resources and set against the backdrop of the spectacular Himalayan hills, Arunachal Pradesh is home to several tourist attractions. Read Full Story

Air India starts direct flight between Delhi, Stockholm
New Delhi , May 18 : Air India has announced non-stop flight services between Delhi and Stockholm, starting from August 15, 2017. Read Full Story

Assam puts north east divinity on tourism radar
Guwahati (Assam) , May 17 : Thousands of devotees made a beeline for the famous Kamakhya Temple here in Assam on Tuesday, but what drew everyone's attention was drawn to the presence of a 200-member Azerbaijan group. Read Full Story

Get away in search of romance on these islands!
New Delhi , May 15 : When the chaos of the city takes away those moments from a couple, all they need to do is seize the day and fly off in search of serenity and peace. Read Full Story

Southern Railway to run special trains in Chennai tomorrow
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 14 : In view of the proposed strike by the employees of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation and based on the request from the Government of Tamil Nadu, the Southern Railway will be running special trains in Chennai - Coimbatore, Chennai - Tirunelveli and Chennai - Tiruvarur sectors tomorrow. Read Full Story

Leh-Srinagar National Highway formally reopens from today
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 12 : The Leh- Srinagar National Highway was formally reopened for all types of vehicular traffic from today. Read Full Story

The perfect summer vacation is just a tap away
New Delhi , May 10 : The time has come when you would be packing your bags, collecting your passport and heading out for a sun-kissed journey. Read Full Story

Cultural fest: another attraction point in Shimla
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , May 9 : Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla is hosting a ten day theatre festival to celebrate the folk culture and tradition of the state. The fest organised by the Department of Language, Art and Culture of Himachal Pradesh provides a platform to aspiring artists. Read Full Story

Delhi metro fares to go up
New Delhi , May 8 : Travelling in Delhi Metro to cost more as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) board approves the increase in fare from a base price of Rs 8 to Rs 10. Read Full Story

Macau sees healthy growth in Indian tourists
New Delhi , May 8 : With its varied offering, Macau keeps attracting increasing number of Indians. Visitor arrivals hit 370,000 during 1st May Labor Day holidays, up by 6.7% year-on-year Read Full Story

Here's how you can deal with air travel anxiety
New Delhi , May 8 : The last decade has seen tremendous growth in the aviation sector with more people flying than ever before. With the onset of this revolution, air travel has become the primary mode of transport for the common man for both leisure and business. Read Full Story

'No-fly list': New rules today for airlines banning passengers
New Delhi May 5 : The Centre on Friday will announce a draft rule for a 'no-fly list' for unruly passengers in the aftermath of the debacle surrounding Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who assaulted an Air India staffer onboard a plane. Read Full Story

Assam gets its first Shatabdi Express train
Assam , May 4 : In a major boost to connectivity, Assam got its first Shatabdi Express train recently and has acquired a niche position in the Railway Map of India. The new train will run between Dibrugarh and Guwahati. Read Full Story

Cabinet approves Vijayawada Airport as international airport
New Delhi , May 3 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for the declaration of Vijayawada Airport as international airport, as per the provisions of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. Read Full Story

IRCTC to begin two new tour circuits for domestic travelers
New Delhi , May 2 : Indian Railway public sector undertaking - Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) - will launch two new circuits of its flagship luxury train Maharajas' Express, this year. Read Full Story

Goa: SpiceJet flight takes off without informing passengers
Panaji (Goa) Apr 28 : A SpiceJet flight number SG172 on Friday took off without informing the passengers and left them stranded with their luggage at the Goa airport. Read Full Story

Assam state zoo attracts tourists through habitation of rare animals
Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 27 : Engulfed with lush greenery and beautiful landscape, the Assam State Zoo is home to varied species of animals, birds and reptiles that makes it one of the eco tourism destinations. Read Full Story

Almond harvest makes crowning glory of spring in Kashmir valley
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 24 : Kashmir's beauty is particularly enhanced during the spring season. Read Full Story

Find out what's new in Dubai!
New Delhi , Apr. 22 : Dubai truly never stands still! Read Full Story

Delhi metro services to begin from 4 am on MCD polling day
New Delhi , Apr 20 : The Delhi Metro train services will begin from 4 a.m. on April 23 in view of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls. Read Full Story

Tripura: Tourists enjoy boat ride to Debtamura through rain forest
Debtamura (Tripura) , Apr 19 : Tourists flocked to the hill range in South Tripura district, Debtamura, to witness archaeological site of rock sculptures, panel of carved images on the steep mountain wall on the bank of Gomti river. Read Full Story

J-K: Government organises Baisakhi Mela to attract tourists
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 19 : The Government of Jammu and Kashmir, with an aim to attract tourists on religious basis and provide employment to the locals, has organized a seven-day Baisakhi Mela in Billawer area of Kathua district. Read Full Story

Tourists choose Shimla over Kashmir for peaceful atmosphere
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , Apr 19 : Tourist influx in North Indian hill town Shimla has increased after turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir. Despite temperature going above normal mark, tourists come here due to the peaceful atmosphere. Read Full Story

Sundeep Bhutoria's travelogue to quench never-ending 'wander lust'
BY Somdatta Saha, New Delhi , Apr 17 : Travelling in the outer world to find a connection with your inner self is something one craves for. Hence there's no end to one's 'wander lust.' Read Full Story

Security tightened at Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad Airports following hijack threat call
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , April 16 : Security has been stepped up at Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai Airports following a hijack threat call. Read Full Story

Air China temporarily suspends flights to Pyongyang
New York [U.S.A.], Apr. 15 : Air China has decided to suspend its flights between Beijing and North Korean capital Pyongyang. Read Full Story

Air China to suspend flights to North Korea from Monday
Beijing [China], Apr 14 : Air China will suspend flights between Beijing and Pyongyang, North Korea, beginning April 17, according to reports. Read Full Story

Here are some budget friendly destinations for you
New Delhi , Apr. 14 : Who doesn't love holidays? And as soon as holidays start, plans for travelling take the front seat. Read Full Story

Easy hacks to save money on holiday!
London [UK], Apr. 10 : Who doesn't love to travel? Moreover, who doesn't want to gorge in some of the best experiences without having to shed out a lot of money? Read Full Story

Efforts being made to increase road construction target to 40 km a day: Nitin Gadkari
New Delhi , Apr. 6 : Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is making efforts to further improve the road construction target to 40 km a day from the current 23 km per day. Read Full Story

Asia's largest tulip garden opens for tourists in Kashmir
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr. 2 : Asia's largest tulip garden opened for the tourists in Kashmir. Read Full Story

Essential summer travel tips from beauty diva Shahnaz Husain for Cool Journey
New Delhi , Apr.2 : Time flies when you're having fun with kids , friends and family members on hills and beaches during summer holiday, right? Read Full Story

How to make most of your Bleisure trip?
New Delhi , April 2 : Befitting into the corporate world often obliges professionals to often travel for work trips away from friends and family and miss important occasions like anniversaries, birthdays etc. At times, travelling for work can turn into fatiguing and unavoidable experiences. It is only recently that newer concepts of travel experience such as 'Bleisure trips' has come as a way out, where corporate travel allows people to take their families along and utilize the business travel time as a small family vacation, among other similar categories, which are still germinating from the changing travel patterns of professionals. Read Full Story

SOTC wins Best Travel and Hospitality Risk Management Award 2017
Mumbai, Mar 31 (NITN): SOTC Travel has won the award for the Best Risk Management Practice in the Travel & Hospitality category in the 3rd edition of 'ICICI Lombard-CNBC TV18 India Risk Management Awards 2017, an official release stated. Read Full Story

Trip 360 powered by Cox and Kings redefines Outdoor Adventure Tourism in India
New Delhi, Mar 29 : India's adventure sports enthusiasts have a reason to rejoice! Fuelling the spirit of adrenaline junkies, Trip 360, a one-stop-shop for all things adventure will revolutionize adventure travel in India. Read Full Story

Passengers protest against Rajdhani Express for poor quality food
Kolkata, Mar 28 : Passengers complained against New Delhi-Seadah Rajdhani Express for serving poor quality food and followed it up by protests at two stations,on Tuesday, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Jet Airways commences non-stop services to Bagdogra, Madurai from Mumbai
Mumbai, Mar 28 : Jet Airways, the country's full-service, premiere international airline, has started direct daily flights between Mumbai and Madurai (Tamil Nadu) and Mumbai and Bagdogra (West Bengal). Read Full Story

Cathay Pacific commences Tel Aviv service with the Airbus A350
Tel Aviv, Mar 28 :Cathay Pacific on Tuesday operated its inaugural service from Hong Kong to Tel Aviv - the latest destination in the airline's expanding global network. Flight CX675, a non-stop service flown by the advanced Airbus A350 aircraft, departed Hong Kong at 01:00, touching down at Ben Gurion Airport on schedule at 07:53 local time. Read Full Story

Cathay Dragon website to merge into Cathay Pacific website
New Delhi, Mar 28 : The Cathay Dragon website (formerly will soon be merged into the Cathay Pacific website ( in a move that will provide customers of both airlines with a more seamless online experience. Read Full Story

Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Group sign co-operation agreement
Frankfurt, Mar 28 : Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Ivan Chu and Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of the Lufthansa Group, have signed a new co-operation agreement in Frankfurt, Germany. Read Full Story

Air India cancels Ravindra Gaikwad's ticket again
New Delhi, Mar 28 : Protesting against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, national carrier Air India has once again cancelled his ticket for the Mumbai-Delhi flight. Read Full Story

Experience Beverly Hills as a Luxury travel destination
New Delhi , Mar. 27 : From neighborhood boutique hotels to luxury hotels that are five-star, five diamond retreats; it's easy to fall in love with Beverly Hills. Read Full Story

Get a glimpse of Turkey and savor in authentic Mediterranean cuisine at 'Baris'
New Delhi , Mar 25 : Are you amongst those who have infatuation with Turkey and the Mediterranean region? Are you someone who is in awe of blue, white and yellow hues that give a glimpse of unique culture and goodness of Turkish architecture? Read Full Story

Emirates introduces laptop and tablet handling service for US flights
Kolkata, Mar 24 : International flight Emirates on Friday announced it will introduce a new service to enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US. Read Full Story

Travel on mind? Here are some top picks for budget hotels in India
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Looking for extravagance but don't want to spend a bomb? Does your hunt for hotels always look for a perfect blend of comfort, luxury and budget? With the influx of 'budget brands' in the hotel segment, there has been an ignition of growth in the Hospitality sector, striking an increase in the number of in-bound vacations by 12 per cent. Read Full Story

BRO clears snow-filled traffic in Manali-Sissu highway
Manali (Himachal Pradesh) , Mar.23 : Hundred Indian Army men of Border Road Organization (BRO) were deployed on Thursday to clear summer snow on road stretching over 222 kilometres for traffic from Manali to Sissu. Read Full Story

Emirates announces A380 service to the French Riviera, adds Monaco transfers by helicopter
Kolkata, Mar 23 : Emirates on Thursday announced the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. Read Full Story

TripAdvisor announces top destinations around the globe in 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards
Needham, Mar 22 : TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site, on Wednesday announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice awards for destinations, recognizing travelers' favorite places around the world. Read Full Story

Royal Caribbean to increase its sailings in May and June
New Delhi , Mar 22 : TIRUN, the exclusive India Representative of Royal Caribbean International is constantly on the lookout to offer Indian travelers more relevant cruise opportunities. Read Full Story

Railway Ministry tweets rate list of food after complaints
New Delhi, Mar 21 : Indian Railway Ministry tweeted the rate list of food by IR (Indian Railways) Catering after receiving repeated complains from passengers for overcharging of food by some vendors, on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Indian Railways hold Round Table on improving catering facilities
New Delhi, Mar 21 : Indian Railways organised a Round Table Conference on Tuesday to improve quality of catering services in Railways, led by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu. Read Full Story

SpiceJet spreads joy to 50 underprivileged children through GivingWingsToDreams
Gurgaon, Mar 20 : SpiceJet, a low-cost carrier, yet again embarked on its journey of #GivingWingsToDreams by offering the special treat to around 50 underprivileged children in association with the Rotary Club of Chandigarh. Read Full Story

Jet Airways signs codeshare agreement with Jetstar Asia for flights through Singapore
Mumbai/Singapore, Mar 20 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, and Jetstar Asia, Singapore-based low-fares carrier, on Monday announced a codeshare agreement for flights from Singapore. Read Full Story

'Dine with wine' at month-long Ocean Park festival in Hong Kong
New Delhi , Mar. 18 : Party rockers now head to Hong Kong for five weekends of themed parties, unique dining and entertainment experiences in Ocean Park. Read Full Story

Travel tips for your first trip abroad
New Delhi , Mar. 17 : No matter how well-travelled you are in your own country, your first trip abroad brings a lot of excitement. Read Full Story

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