New Delhi, May 5 : Minister of States for External Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh will inaugurate the selection procedure of yatris for the annual Kailas Mansarovar Yatra at 10 a.m. on Friday.
Chennai, May 5 : Malaysian cuisine can be termed the closest cousin of South Indian cuisine. Nevertheless, Malaysian dishes taste different, said a top chef at The Raintree, St.Mary's Road, a star hotel here.
Toronto, May 4 : Apart from the usual jet lag, the stress associated with air travel also includes air rage -- aggressive behaviour provoked in a passenger on board an aircraft.
New Delhi, May 3 : In a bid to broaden its customer base, auto rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo on Tuesday launched a new service where users can book auto rides using Facebook Messenger.
Dharmanagar (Tripura), May. 3 : The first broad gauge passenger trial train from Assam's Silchar railway station entered Tripura's Dharmanagar station on Monday after the conversion work was completed recently.
New Delhi, May 2 : In a bid to avoid hassle of keeping change, auto-rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo has introduced the facility of empowering auto-rickshaw drivers to recharge the customers' Paytm wallet to address the issue of returning change after completing the ride.
New Delhi, May 2 : In a bid to open up the splendour of the seldom-visited Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal, its rich culture and heritage are to be promoted in India as well as abroad through areas like the performing arts, visual arts and academic conferences under a pact inked here on Monday.
Dhaka, May 2 : In a quest to explore shared culture and history of all the territories that once formed part of an undivided Indian sub-continent, I chose the easiest one -- Bangladesh.
Lucknow/Dehradun, April 30 : Go trekking is the new credo for Uttarakhand Tourism, as it aims to garner more footfalls to the hill state.
Shimla, April 29 : If you want to breathe clean air, travel to Himachal Pradesh's remote Kinnaur district that is endowed with the mighty Himalayas, gurgling rivers, virgin nature and a rich cultural heritage.
New Delhi, April 29 : Drawing inspiration from India's longest national highway from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, the NH44 restaurant offers flavorsome dishes that are unique to each state it touches. So, one can dig into many delicacies like Kashmir's rista, kozhi vartha chicken curry from Kerala or the all-time favourite dosas, idlis and vadas served from Bengaluru to Kanyakumari.
Vancouver (Canada), Apr.28 : Air Canada today announced the introduction of the only non-stop flight from Vancouver to Delhi, India, beginning on October 20, 2016, in time for Diwali festivities.
Mumbai, Apr 26 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has introduced all-inclusive holiday options under JetEscapes Holiday. Guests seeking a vacation in India or to select international destinations on the airline's network, can access many attractive, all-inclusive, offers that start at INR 15,620, which include travel on Jet Airways.
Shimla, April 26 : Tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh could turn out to be hotter for international backpackers too if positioned properly. Members of the international hospitality industry say the authorities need to showcase the state's potential to the global travellers in their dialect, through micro-blogging and online videos.
New Delhi, Apr 25 : Government of India introduced e-Tourist Visa on Nov 27, 2014 to facilitate the nationals of the 43 countries visiting India.
Gunehar (Himachal Pradesh), April 25 : Close to Bir-Billing, one of the most famous sites in the world for para-gliding, a village is experiencing an artistic transformation.
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), April 25 : The May 16 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and the campaigning has negatively affected business for hotels and other businesses in this southern-most part of the country, said local businessmen.
Shimla, April 24 : Goa is all set to launch seaplane and amphibian rides for tourists, a top state government official said here on Sunday.
Amman, Apr 25 : Air Arabia has introduced special airfare for the summer holiday season from 13 Indian cities to Jordan.
Shimla, April 22 : In a bid to attract more foreign and domestic tourists, the hill state of Himachal Pradesh is organising a three-day travel mart here from Friday.
New Delhi, April 22 : Singapore based low cost carrier Scoot on Friday said that it will commence flight operations to India from May.
New Delhi, April 20 : National passenger carrier Air India on Wednesday said it will commence flight service on the Mumbai-Bhavnagar sector from April 21.
New Delhi, Apr.20 : India's leading mobile app for transportation Ola has announced that Ola Shuttle will offer 'free rides' to commuters in Delhi-NCR on two Fridays -- April 22 and April 29 -- during the second phase of the Odd-Even initiative.
Bengaluru, April 17 : Low-cost airline AirAsia on Sunday launched a special one week promotional campaign with one way fares to domestic destinations at Rs.999 and to international destinations at Rs.2,999.
Agra, April 16 : The Taj Mahal is ready for the hyped visit of British royal couple, prince William and Kate, on Saturday.
New Delhi, April 12 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the government policy allowing private airlines to fly to lucrative destinations without putting them under the obligation of catering to less economical routes like Himachal Pradesh and the northeast.
Panaji, April 12 : Goa ranks third in the list of Indian states who have attracted foreign travellers using the newly introduced e-tourist visa in March this year.
Shimla, April 10 : Once a favourite summer retreat of the erstwhile British rulers, Shimla is now so much in the grip of water scarcity that its hotels as well as guests have to fork out handsome amounts for every bucket they need.
New Delhi, April 9 : Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Saturday announced tour packages for passengers travelling to Agra via the newly-introduced Gatimaan Express, labelled as the country's fastest train.
New Delhi, Apr. 9 : For those travelling in India's fastest train Gatimaan Express, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has planned to make their ride an unforgettable experience by offering attractive packages for a tour of the world famous medieval monuments in the 'City of Taj'.
Sawai Madhpur/Jaipur, Apr 8 : Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, about 180km from Jaipur, Rajasthan, is all set to allow full day wildlife safari for enhanced fees, according to media reports.
New Delhi, April 7 : Sichuan, one of the largest provinces in China, on Thursday launched a bid to promote the region -- home to the famed giant pandas -- as a tourist destination in India.
New Delhi, April 6 : National passenger carrier Air India on Wednesday launched direct non-stop flight operations between Delhi and Vienna, Austria.
Hainan (China), April 6 : Coconut and straws featured in the opening speech by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang which largely revolved around the economic travails of his country at the Boao Forum here.
Palwal (Haryana), April 5 : The Palwal-Manesar stretch of Haryana's ambitious Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway was opened for traffic on Tuesday.
Agra, April 5 : India's fastest train, Gatimaan Express, reached the Taj Mahal city from New Delhi on Tuesday in 99 minutes, with an official saying it had set a new benchmark for railways.
New Delhi, Apr 5 : The first India-wide marketplace enabling food ordering for travelers, TravelKhana.com has projected data highlighting that apart from proper meals, nearly 39 percent railway travellers prefer to order snacks, light meals and sweets during their journey.
New Delhi, Apr 5 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday, flagged off India's fastest train, Gatiman Express.
New Delhi, April 5 : Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday flagged off India's fastest train, the Gatimaan Express, from Nizamuddin Railway station here.
New Delhi, April. 5 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday flagged off the much-awaited Gatiman Express which crosses the distance Agra from Nizamuddin station in 90 to 100 minutes and said that this signified an important step for the Indian Railways.
New Delhi, Apr 5 : India's first semi-high speed train christened as Gatimaan Express capable of running at a maximum speed of 160 KMPH is all set to be introduced on the Indian Railway system from Tuesday, officials said.
New Delhi, Apr 2 : Turkey Visa Application Centres across 16 cities in India, launched by the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey have become operational from Friday.
My entry point to India was Mumbai and, aptly enough, it began with a magnificent view of the Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea from the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. The Taj, of course, is a fairy tale, opulent abode, full of old world charm. The historic hotel reminded me of home, and our own enchanting places to stay in Vienna, especially the suite in Schonbrunn Palace overlooking the splendid baroque park with the Gloriette.
Panaji, April 1 : Beaches in Goa will soon be WiFi-enabled and also covered by closed-circuit television, Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said on Friday.
New Delhi, April 1 : The government has increased the entry fee at 116 centrally-protected monuments under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The revised rates come into effect from Friday.
By Somdatta Saha, New Delhi, April 1 : India, its land and culture has always been fascinating and mysterious for the travellers from the time of Hiuen Tsang, but still it lacks behind in World Tourism.
Mumbai, March 31 : Private carrier GoAir on Thursday said it will become the first airline to offer direct daily non-stop flights connecting the country's commercial capital Mumbai with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh from April 13.
Mumbai, Mar 31 : Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., a leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company, announced on Thursday the launch of its new personalized international holiday package titled, 'Go Beyond'.
New Delhi, March 31 : Lansdowne in Uttarakhand was voted the best upcoming hill destination while New Zealand was chosen as the best international adventure destination by Outlook Traveller Readers' Survey. The award function for it was held here on Wednesday.
Agartala, March 30 : The much awaited passenger train service between Tripura and the rest of India is likely to start in April, a railway official said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, March 29 : The mesmerising snow-clad mountain peaks stood tall right before me, the silence of the valley wrapped my soul and the enchanting view comforted me as serenity got a new meaning the moment I reached Palampur.
New Delhi, March 28 : Foreign travelers are very excited to visit India and explore the enriched and diverse cultures. As it is said "Atithi Devo Bhava" India takes care of its guests and their needs and provide them with the affordable transportation to delve into India.
Mumbai, March 27 : Jet Airways on Sunday started daily non-stop services from Delhi, Mumbai and Toronto to its new European gateway in Amsterdam.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Jet Airways, India's premiere international airline on Sunday commenced daily non-stop services to Amsterdam, its new European gateway.
New Delhi, March 23 : Budget airline SpiceJet on Wednesday said it will operate three new flights and six new frequencies during its summer schedule from March 27.
Shimla, March 23 : Rains may play spoil sport for tourists heading to the hill destinations and hoping to make the most of the long weekend beginning with Holi, the festival of colours on Thursday.
Delhi, Mar 22 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, on Tuesday commenced a daily direct international service linking Delhi, the capital of India, with Muscat, the port capital of the Oman.
New Delhi, Mar 22 : Jet Airways on Tuesday said it has received security alert for five flights from Delhi.
New Delhi, March 22 : Jet Airways has said that it was trying to ascertain the status of all its staff and passengers at the Brussels Zaventem airport, which was rocked by twin bomb blasts on Tuesday morning.
Guwahati, March 21 : In a historic development in India's northeastern region, the first broad gauge freight train to Mizoram rolled into the Bhairabi station on Monday, officials said.