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.
Mumbai, Sep 20 : Air India on Sunday announced it has set up a dedicated monitoring team under an executive director which would conduct surprise checks to ensure safe travel and better service delivery to its passengers.
Nangchen (China), Sep 20 : Radiant in its grandeur and serene in its effect, a newly inaugurated restored Ashoka Stupa in this remote Himalayan town close to Tibet symbolises the missionary zeal of Indians to spread the message of Buddhism since the ancient ages.
New Delhi, Sep 18 : An extended summer in the capital always brings forth banal, insipid environs, which could best be countered with weekend getaways to picturesque locales or by exploring delicious European cuisine within the confines of the city itself.
New Delhi, Sep 14 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Monday said that it has become the first airline to perform a night landing at the Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair, Andaman.
Shimla, Sep 13 : Train services resumed on the Kalka-Shimla railway line after a chartered toy train carrying a group of 37 foreigners derailed on Saturday killing two Britons, officials said on Sunday. The speed of the trains on this section has been reduced to lessen possibility of accidents in future.
New Delhi, Sep 11 : Thinking of a holiday in the pristine wilderness of America or to try your luck in a casino in Las Vegas? Well, that is exactly what Brand USA is looking for. They are going all out to attract more tourists from here and are hopeful that India will figure in its top 10 countries list very soon.
Abu Dhabi, Sep 9 : The thrill of sand-bashing in a 4x4 SUV (sports utility vehicle), going up and coming down on steep gradients on hill-like sand dunes, making the vehicle do skid stunts and much more - the desert safari in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is certainly not for the faint-hearted.
Chennai, Sep 9 : In Japanese restaurants, one is not taught to cook. A fresher has to "steal" the art and the recipe by keen observation, an expert Japanese chef said.
Panaji, Sep 8 : The Konkan Railway, which connects Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka, will launch three special trains to cater to the holiday rush during Ganesh Chaturthi next week, officials said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Sep 7 : Delhi-based self-drive car rental service provider Voler on Monday launched its services in the capital, offering consumers a choice to rent a car on an hourly, daily or monthly basis.
Mumbai, Sep 6 : Ease air travel for yourself and your co-passengers by following some basic etiquettes, says an expert.
New Delhi, Sep 5 : Services on the Badarpur-Faridabad metro corridor will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday at 4 p.m.
Panaji, Sep 4 : Low cost carrier AirAsia Berhad on Friday started a thrice-a-week direct flight from Goa to Kuala Lumpur, for which it announced a special all-inclusive one way fare of Rs.999.
New Delhi, Sep 4 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday flagged off the extended Chennai-Jammu Tawi Andaman Express, which now go up to Katra, the base camp for the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.
Mollem (Goa), Sep 2 : While the psychedelic-spell inducing magic mushrooms are the toast of Goa's coastal rave party circuit, away in the monsoon-soaked hinterland, wild mushrooms, locally called 'alami', continue to rule the roost.
Santiago, Sep 1 : Fancy some astro-tourism? Head for northern Chile, where contemplating the night skies is not just a casual pastime, but a protected pursuit.
Srinagar, Aug 29 : The nearly two-month-long Amarnath Yatra concluded peacefully on Saturday, with 3.52 lakh pilgrims having visited the Himalayan cave shrine.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : Nepal Airlines is likely to resume direct flights between Kolkata and Kathmandu by October-November, Nepal's envoy to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay said on Friday.
New Delhi, Aug 27 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said it will add five new aircraft and increase flight frequencies to around 300 per day in the upcoming winter season.
New Delhi, Aug 26 : Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines joint-venture Vistara airline on Wednesday announced a daily flight from Delhi to Bhubaneshwar starting from October 1.
New Delhi, Aug 26 : Mumbai-based travel and activity planning app Guiddoo on Wednesday launched the first map-based tour and activity e-marketplace which will allow users to take virtual tours of destinations.
New Delhi, Aug 26 : Delhi Metro on Wednesday decided to increase the frequency of trains on weekdays during off peak hours (from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) by inducting 20 more trains into service from August 31.
New Delhi, Aug 25 : The Latin word 'Creo' means to create or to make. This can also be said about the Creo restaurant in west Delhi where everything - from water to the main course to the dessert - is a work of creative art.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : The Indian Railways Monday told the Supreme Court that it has reduced the number of passenger trains passing at night through wildlife sanctuaries in Assam and West Bengal having large elephant populations by 76 percent.
Agra, Aug 22 : The union tourism ministry has cleared a proposal to introduce e-ticketing for visitors interested in night viewing of the iconic Taj Mahal here two days before and two days after the full moon, officials said on Friday.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Indian travellers are the most experimental travellers in Asia-Pacific and are opting for picturesque destinations like Ireland, Sweden, Greece, Switzerland and Japan, says a survey conducted by global travel search company Skyscanner.
New Delhi, Aug 20 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, on Thursday fulfilled the dreams of more than 130 children by enabling them to experience the joy of flying on board its unique 'Flight of Fantasy'.
Mumbai, Aug 20 : Jet Airways airline has extended its popular 'eduJetter programme' for students to include codeshare flights operated by Etihad Airways.
New Delhi, Aug 20 : To lure more passengers during the upcoming festive season, budget airline SpiceJet on Thursday launched a three-day-long discounted one-way fare scheme starting from Rs.799 to Rs.2,699 valid on more than 100,000 seats (excluding taxes).
New Delhi, Aug 20 : The government on Thursday approved an increase in flights between India and Seychelles from three to seven per week through a revised air service agreement (ASA) with the Indian Ocean country.
New Delhi, Aug 19 : PRIM Resorts, a chain of boutique hotels, having one of the best running properties across pristine offbeat locations in India, has recently won the 9th Annual Today's Traveler Awards, 2015, organised by Gill India Group.
Agra Aug 19 : The Taj Mahal in Agra is perhaps the world's most photographed monument. Each minute hundreds of cameras click to shoot memorable photographs.
Guwahati, Aug 19 : Savour the delicious 'ronga mota kukura aru sandoh guri' or chicken cooked with rice powder and herbs and relish the mouth-watering 'hahor logot dohi kosu fong' - duck meat cooked with yam - at the hugely popular Heritage Khorika restaurant here that marries the modern outlook on food with the traditional Assamese recipes straight from grandma's kitchen.
New Delhi, Aug 18 : Cathay Pacific Airways on Tuesday released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for July 2015 that show strong year-on-year growth in the number of passengers carried but only a marginal increase in the volume of cargo and mail uplifted.
New Delhi, Aug 17 : Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Culture (Independent Charge) and Tourism (Independent Charge) Mahesh Sharma on Monday jointly inaugurated direct flight of Air India's budget arm, Air India Express, between Varanasi and Sharjah.