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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

Next international holiday, plan it sans visa
New Delhi , May 31 : Here's new goal for an Indian traveler- planning visa-less international holidays! Read Full Story

AI announces direct connection between New Delhi - Copenhagen
New Delhi , May 30 : Air India (AI) on Tuesday announced direct connection between New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport and Copenhagen Airport, starting from September 16. Read Full Story

Mandi cultural festival draws tourists' attention in Shimla
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , May 30 : The traditional festival of Mandi district managed to captivate a granduer flock of tourists in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla. Read Full Story

Lucknow, five other airports to do away with handbag stamping from June 1
New Delhi , May 29, : The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Monday issued an order of doing away with stamping hand baggage tags with immediate effect at six major airports- Lucknow, Guwahati, Patna, Trivandrum, Jaipur and Chennai from June 1. Read Full Story

Heading to Beverly Hills? Check out these cigar clubs, whisky bars
New Delhi , May 27 : Beverly Hills is a playground for true aficionados of fine cigars and rare whiskies, with a plethora of experts on hand to guide visitors through the some of the best the city has to offer. Read Full Story

Center approves Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project
New Delhi , May 24 : The NDA Government in the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project. Read Full Story

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 6.7pc 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

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