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.
Mumbai, Aug 17 : Indian budget airline IndiGo has finalised its order for 250 Airbus A320neo planes, officials said on Monday.
Kolkata, Aug 17 : Air India Kolkata held 'Flying Star Awards' event to honour members of the airline's cabin crew team for their dedicated service.
Manali, Aug 17 : The Himachal Pradesh government has allowed only state-run buses to ply across the majestic Rohtang Pass as it imposed a complete ban on diesel and petrol vehicles for tourists to check environmental degradation.
Mumbai, Aug 16 : State-run Air India on Sunday said it will operate 230 special flights for Haj pilgrims from seven places in India -- Delhi, Srinagar, Mumbai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Nagpur and Goa -- directly to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
New Delhi, Aug 14 : The government has decided to turn Guwahati in Assam into a helicopter hub to promote tourism in the northeastern states, union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Friday.
Kolkata, August 12 : Keeping the upcoming season of festivity in mind, Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has announced a sale to inspire travel from India to its network around the globe.
New Delhi, Aug 12 : Low-cost airline SpiceJet on Wednesday said it will introduce three new flights from August 29.
Bengaluru, Aug 12 : Low-cost carrier Air Pegasus on Wednesday said it would connect Bengaluru with Mangaluru and Chennai from August 21.
New Delhi, Aug 12 : Why not spend the Independence Day weekend at destinations with a historic importance? Visit places like Amritsar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Kottayam, which have a connect with India's freedom struggle.
Kolkata, Aug 12 : Dubai-based air carrier Emirates on Wednesday said it is offering discounts on air travel to Dubai between September 10 to December 10.
New Delhi, Aug 12 : As India gets ready to begin festivities this year, Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has added more reasons to celebrate by announcing a sale to inspire travel from India to its network around the globe.
New Delhi, Aug 11 : National carrier Air India on Tuesday started a new promotional scheme offering an enhanced baggage check-in allowance of 25 kg for passengers travelling in economy class on its domestic network.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : The AirAsia Group has reached another milestone with 300 million guests flown as of on Monday; while AirAsia India announced that they have crossed their 1 million guests flown mark.
Dubai, Aug 10 : Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the USD 8 trillion global travel and tourism industry, recently released new research that demonstrates the dramatic transformation the Indian travel market has undergone in recent years with up to two thirds of travelers in India preferring to book packages when buying their biggest holiday of the year.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : Despite deterrents such as poor connectivity and lack of decent hotels, foreign tourist flows to northeastern states jumped nearly 40 percent in 2014 over the previous year, even as efforts are on to promote the sector there, parliament was informed on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : Four major airports in the northeastern states of Assam, Mizoram and Meghalaya do not have night landing facilities, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said on Monday.
Lucknow, Aug 10 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to start a new air service between Andaman and Nicobar islands and Varanasi, officials said on Monday.
Kathmandu, Aug 6 : The Araniko highway that links Nepal and China reopened on Thursday after being blocked for over three months.
New Delhi / Kolkata, Aug 6 : Starting from Thursday, global travel search engine, Skyscanner, is powering flight search for MSN Travel in 31 markets, including U.S., United Kingdom, Australia, India, Singapore, France, Hong Kong and Mexico.
New Delhi, Aug 6 : Embark on a quest to explore new culinary routes in the world of Asian cuisine with Chi Asian Cookhouse, which gives a twist to the continent's gastronomical story. With reinvention and re-imagination running at its core, the pan-Asian restaurant gives a new meaning to the Asian palate with a whiff of freshness.
New Delhi, Aug 5 : India's domestic tourism has risen by 23.5 percent this monsoon season against 18.5 percent last year, an industry chamber survey said on Wednesday.
Hyderabad, Aug 5 : The number of Indian tourists to Abu Dhabi grew by 17 percent in the first five months of 2015 over the same period last year, an official said here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 4 : Trams will run in the walled city of the national capital for better connectivity, the Delhi government announced on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 4 : Business visas can be granted for up to five years or for a shorter duration as per the requirement of the nationals of Saarc countries except Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan, union Minister Kiren Rijiju informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Dubai, Aug 4 : Getting the feeling of staying at a home instead of a hotel room while travelling is a welcome proposition for anyone. Travellers who don't mind spending a little extra to get that extra luxury in homely comfort can now sit back and relax. The Aparthotel concept is raising the bar for luxury stays.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : The government on Monday informed that portions of 15 air routes situated in northern and north-eastern India are not adequately covered by radar surveillance.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : Dzukou Tribal Kitchen, a restaurant known for serving Naga cuisine, is hosting a burger fest titled Raja Mircha Burger Festival, which will begin here on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : Delhi Metro on Sunday said it will be adding eight more trains to its existing network from Monday to cater to the increased ridership during peak hours.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : A small cafe in Delhi is providing people from Jammu and Kashmir a space to sit, eat and talk. Otherwise, the fractured politics and the chequered history of the state do not always make it easy for people belonging to its different regions to brush shoulders with one another.
Mumbai, July 31 : GVK MIAL (Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.) and Vistara on Friday announced the launch of mobile phone boarding pass facility for Vistara's customers travelling out of Mumbai's T2 terminal to New Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Goa.
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New Delhi, July 30 : To improve customer amenities, Indian Railways on Thursday started a survey to seek passenger preference of bedrolls required during train travel.
New Delhi, July 30 : Amidst the rush to get into one of the regular eateries for a meal, there is this one quaint little place which invites you for an altogether different experience.
Mumbai, July 29 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has rescheduled its daily flight from Hong Kong to New Delhi, offering a convenient day time arrival into Delhi, effective Oct 25.
New Delhi, July 27 : A new daily inter-city express between Guwahati and Murkongselek in Assam's Dhemaji district will be launched soon, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said on Monday.
Tehran , July 24 : Destinia.com, the international online travel agency with offices in Madrid, Cairo and Dubai, has expanded its presence in the Middle East with its entrance in the market of Iran.
Chennai, July 24 : Hoping to grow the number of Indian tourists by 15 percent this year Sweden is planning promotional activities in India with a sizeable budget, said a senior official.
Mumbai, July 23 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has been presented with the '2014 Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award' by Humane Society International.
Kolkata, July 23 : South African Tourism hosted a Press Conference to talk about Tourism board's future plans and strategy in Kolkata on Thursday.
New Delhi, July 23 : Imagine gazing out at the twinkling city lights, sipping chilled beer and wolfing down steaming hot dimsums! That's exactly what The Lalit five-star hotel in the heart of the national capital has to offer at an ongoing food festival that runs to the end of the month.
Mussoorie (Uttar Pradesh), July 22 : When a team of star hotel chefs started ploughing the land adjacent to their property in Mussoorie, around nine months back in this popular Uttar Pradesh tourist destination in the Gharwal Himalayas, the villagers were not only baffled but they thought they had gone nuts, said the top chef at JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort and Spa.