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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

Here's how you can save your travel cost
New Delhi July 10 : Travelling veterans would often tell you tales of how they scanned cities and tourist destinations with nothing but a few rupees in their pockets! Well, intelligent planning, and no frills attached travelling can actually make this possible. Read Full Story

Air India not to serve non-vegetarian meals in economy class
New Delhi , July 10 : Loss-making national carrier Air India has announced that it will no longer serve non-vegetarian food in the economy class during domestic flights. Read Full Story

Here are top five apps to digitally plan your train travel
New Delhi , July 8 : With the travel season still on, wondering how to book your next train tickets? Read Full Story

U.S. charge d'affaires welcomes launch of direct New Delhi-Washington D.C. flight
New Delhi , July 5 : Charge d'affaires of U.S. embassy in Delhi, MaryKay Loss Carlson on Wednesday welcomed the launch of direct flight between New Delhi and Washington D.C. Read Full Story

Now, check Train PNR status after booking tickets on Paytm
New Delhi , July 3 : Paytm has launched an online service on its rail-booking platform to enable customers to check their PNR Status instantly after booking train tickets on its platform. Read Full Story

Astana and New Delhi become closer through direct flights
New Delhi , July 2 : The capitals of Kazakhstan and India - Astana and New Delhi - will become closer from Sunday (July 2, 2017), with the start of a direct Air Astana flight between the two cities. Read Full Story

Farmstays in Karjat are the new monsoon getaway hotspot for the people of Mumbai
New Delhi , June 30 : Mumbai got relief from the record breaking summer temperature with the arrival of monsoon recently. As the city gears up to have a good shower this full season, the citizens of Mumbai have started planning their holidays. Read Full Story

First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 28 : The first batch of 2,280 pilgrims left Jammu base camp on Wednesday for this year's Amarnath Yatra that begins on June 29. Read Full Story

This summer, plan your travel with Instagram
Washington D.C. [USA], June 27 : Till date, you have just uploaded your trip-tales on Instagram. Now, you can also plan your next vacation using the photo-sharing app. Read Full Story

India yet to digest idea of a lone woman traveller: Nupur Swaraswat
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , June 26 : A Bengaluru woman who was denied room in a Hyderabad hotel because she was a 'single' lady, on Monday said the hotel authority blatantly denied her services without giving pertinent explanation. Read Full Story

Jat agitation: Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train cancelled, two others diverted
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , June 24 : Amid the agitation by the Jat community over a demand for Other Backward Class (OBC) reservation benefits, the Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train and the Kota-Patna Express were cancelled on Saturday, while two other trains were diverted. Read Full Story

Now, you can watch Great American Eclipse from Atlantic Ocean
New Delhi , Jun 21 : Planning to travel for the Great American Eclipse this August? You may want to consider a landless option. Read Full Story

Advisory for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 21 : In order to ensure the safe and secure movement of yatri vehicles, the state police has issued a travel advisory for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra. Read Full Story

3 places you just can't miss on Grand Tour of Switzerland
New Delhi , June 20 : Is there a better way to beat the merciless Indian summer than to head out for a vacay in Switzerland? Hint: there isn't. Read Full Story

Travel tips to savour the magic of monsoon
New Delhi , June 20 : The ruthless heat of summer has been defeated by the pleasant showers that are slowly making their way across the country. Read Full Story

Maiden India-Afghanistan cargo flight lands in Delhi
New Delhi , June 19 : The first cargo flight of the Afghanistan-India air freight corridor carrying Afghan goods to India landed in New Delhi on Monday night. Read Full Story

Singapore Airlines introduces special offers for loyalty card holders
New Delhi , June 19 : Singapore Airlines on Monday announced an array of special offers on its website and SingaporeAir mobile app, including an opportunity to avail two complimentary flight tickets on Vistara Airlines. Read Full Story

Indians can now apply for visitor visa to Australia online
New Delhi , June 16 : The Australian High Commission has announced that Indian nationals can now apply for a visitor visa online starting July 1, 2017. Read Full Story

Tips to remember while taking intercity cab
New Delhi , June 16 : Saint Augustine once said, "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." Read Full Story

Know how you can get cheaper airfare on every tour!
New Delhi , June 15 : If you are a frequent traveler then you will ofcourse know, how minimizing the air ticket cost can help significantly reduce your travel budget. Read Full Story

SKI India, a sci-fi themed snow park where summer hits iceberg
New Delhi , Jun 14 : When it comes to skiing, Delhi NCR may not sound like the right place, but it turns out, you can indulge in some snow fun right here and that too sans waiting until December. Read Full Story

Head for iconic road trips in California
New Delhi , June 13 : If you are an adventure freak, do not miss the iconic California road trips to have an ultimate experience. Read Full Story

Heading to Switzerland? Keep these in your check-list
New Delhi , June 12 : Planning a trip to Switzerland this holiday season? Read Full Story

KRSF initiates road safety campaign in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) June 10 : : The Kashmir Road Safety Foundation(KRSF), an NGO, has initiated a club to train Kashmiri students about traffic management. The KRSF has been spreading awareness in the valley for the last three years. Read Full Story

This weekend, fly to Oman and beat the heat!
New Delhi , June 9 : If you are done with hitting places around Delhi, then Oman can be your next weekend destination. Read Full Story

Here's how you can book your summer travel in a jiffy!
New Delhi , June 9 : Whether planning a summer trip with friends or family, deciding a destination is always a task. It takes a while for travelers to choose an ideal holiday destination as there are so many beaches, hills, wild life parks and other options to choose from. Read Full Story

Airbnb introduces a new way to check in
New Delhi , June 9 : Easy check-ins are crucial to five-star trips. With Airbnb, guests and hosts communicate directly with each other about checking in, exchanging keys, and checking out. Read Full Story

Hit these offbeat destinations with your BFF!
New Delhi , June 8 : This summer, take some off and go off to a trip with your BFF to distract your mind from the regular sweaty days. Read Full Story

Kazakh national carrier Air Astana to operate flights from Delhi
New Delhi , June 7 : Kazakhstan's national carrier Air Astana will start operating direct flights between Astana and Delhi thrice a week from July 2, to complement the already existing daily flights between Delhi and Almaty. Read Full Story

Kazakh envoy welcomes opening of direct flights between Delhi and Astana
New Delhi , June 7 : Welcoming the opening of direct flights between New Delhi and Kazakhstan capital Astana from July 2, Kazakhstan's Ambassador to India Bulat Sarsenbayev described it as a significant development in the 25th year of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Read Full Story

Amarnath Yatra 2017: Shrine Board releases Do's and Don'ts
New Delhi June 6, : Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) chaired by the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir has issued the following do's and don'ts for the yatris and they are as follows: Read Full Story

This summer, get away to these eco-friendly destinations!
New Delhi , June 6 : The concept of sustainable tourism points towards a considerate way to travel the world, ensuring that the natural, social and artistic environment of any place is not disturbed and that there is minimal or no environmental impact around tourism related activities. Read Full Story

Railways to run AC coaches on western line of Mumbai suburban railway
New Delhi June 5 : The Indian Railways will run AC coaches on western line of Mumbai suburban railway by September this year. Read Full Story

Go on a green vacation this World Environment Day!
New Delhi , June 3 : Ecotourism can simply be defined as an environmentally responsible travel directed towards exotic natural habitat for enjoying and appreciating nature. Read Full Story

TravelUR - world's first travel social network
New Delhi , June 2 : Travelling is one of the life's greatest joys. As you pack your bags to take a break from your everyday routine before you realize you're already evolving. It's the way we see the world and learn about different places you've never been before. And in all this, travelling is no more between two destinations. Read Full Story

Here are some Garrr-eat Pirate Getaways
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 2 : As we enter the adventurous season, be off on-shore with these yo-ho hotels from Read Full Story

Experience Japan and South Korea like never before!
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 31 : Flight Shop - a wholly owned Indian subsidiary of FCTG, Australia, recently announced a joint-partnership with Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) to offer combined holiday packages to the discerning Indian traveller. Read Full Story

NGT to hear Centre's 'Char dham' highway project
New Delhi , May 31 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will on Thursday continue to hear the case regarding the Char Dham project in the Gangotri belt. Read Full Story

DHR starts regular Jalpaiguri-Darjeeling toy train services
Darjeeling (West Bengal) , May 31 : The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) has started its regular toy-train service between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling from last Sunday. Read Full Story

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