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Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Lofty mountains, dense forest & miles & miles of tea gardens Ooty, also known as Ootacamund, is the Queen of hill stations and the capital of Nilgiris district. It is… Read more »

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance

10 indicted for defrauding India-bound travelers

NEW YORK: Four Pakistani citizens were among the 10 travel agents indicted here for running a fraudulent business and stealing over a million dollar from nearly 200 India-bound travelers, who… Read more »


Goa faces prospect of falling tourist arrivals

PANAJI: The Crimean crisis, Russia’s falling rouble and stopping of tourist charter flights from international destinations might prove to be a dampener for the much-hyped New Year party scene in… Read more »


Modi govt plans to defeat terrorism with tourism

RAIPUR: In a bid to dispel the “negative perception” about India of foreign tourists and to “defeat terrorism with tourism”, the Centre has initiated efforts to attract visitors by promoting… Read more »


Tourism circuits planned to attract Buddhist pilgrims

NEW DELHI: To attract more overseas Buddhist pilgrims, the Tourism Ministry has identified three routes to be developed as ‘Buddhist Circuits’ in the country with the help of state governments… Read more »


Manas Tiger Reserve

Greatest wildlife-protected area in India Manas Tiger Reserve, situated amidst the gentle slopes at the foothills of the Himalayas in India’s northeastern state of Assam, is the only tiger reserve… Read more »


Honeymooners prefer India destinations

NEW DELHI: Domestic destinations trump exotic international locales for Indian honeymooning couples, according to a recent survey by travel portal Sixty per cent of those surveyed said they preferred… Read more »


5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

NEW YORK: The Christmas season is one of New York City’s busiest times of year. Tickets for Broadway shows and hotel rooms go for premium prices and lines for top… Read more »


Gujarat plans airport at Dholavira in Kutch

VADODARA: The Gujarat Government is planning to construct and develop an airport at Dholavira in Kutch district, one of the two largest Harappan sites in the country and also a… Read more »



Most sought after picturesque hill station The one-time summer capital of the British, Shimla is a gorgeous hill station in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Located at an average… Read more »


Australia India Business Council welcomes E-visa

MELBOURNE: The Indian government’s decision to offer e-visa facility to international tourists from 43 nations will encourage more businesses to travel to the country and spur growth, Australia India Business… Read more »


Visa-on-arrival facility for Goa too

PANAJI: The Centre has extended the visa-on-arrival facility at the Goa airport for tourists from 43 countries, which is expected to bring in 15 per cent growth in tourism during… Read more »


PM stresses tourism for development of Manipur

IMPHAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed the need to augment road connectivity and other infrastructure in Manipur so that tourism could flourish in the state and bring development along… Read more »


New Zealand offers free visas to Indians

MUMBAI: Expecting a windfall in tourist traffic from the country for the forthcoming Cricket World Cup early next year, Tourism New Zealand has said it would offer free visas-on-arrival to… Read more »



Famous as birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi Porbandar is situated along the Arabian Sea in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Famous as the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, the city is… Read more »


Delhi-Lahore bus service fare raised by 60%

NEW DELHI: Traveling to Pakistan by road has now got costlier with the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which operates the Delhi-Lahore bus service, increasing the fare by a steep 60… Read more »

Passenger Train

Travelers find loos at railway stations ‘dirtiest’

NEW DELHI: Almost 90 per cent of travelers in the country find toilets at railway stations to be dirtiest apart from being smelly and unhygienic, according to a survey. As… Read more »

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways launches 2-for-1 ticket offer

MUMBAI: Gulf carrier Qatar Airways has rolled out a 2-for-1 ticket offer for Indian customers, under which travelers booking one business class ticket will receive a second business class ticket… Read more »

India organises seminar in Kuwait to attract tourists

India organizes seminar in Kuwait to attract tourists

DUBAI: In its efforts to attract more and more tourists from the Gulf and the Middle East region, India has organized a seminar in Kuwait to provide a glimpse of… Read more »



Mixture of heritage site & rich wildlife A tiny village that derives its name from two¬†hills – Ran and Thambor, Ranthambore in the¬†state of Rajasthan is endowed with a magnificent… Read more »