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Dubai airport set to become world’s busiest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Now that he’s had a taste of running the world’s busiest air hub for international passengers, Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths is determined to hang on… Read more »

Saputara, Gujarat

Saputara, Gujarat

Stunning views of sunrise, sunset amid cool ambiance A picturesque hill station located 1000 m above sea level with a nice bracing cool climate, Saputara the ‘Abode of Serpents’, is… Read more »

Rs 500 cr for creation of 5 tourist circuits

Rs 500 cr for creation of 5 tourist circuits

NEW DELHI: With the aim of boosting tourism, the government has announced allocation of Rs 500 crore for creation of five tourist circuits with specific themes in the country. In… Read more »

London

London pips Bangkok, Paris as top tourist destination

LONDON: London has topped Bangkok and Paris as the world’s most popular destination, and is expected to host 18.7 million international visitors this year, according a report. The projected figure… Read more »

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Kovalam 

 3 beaches to suit all desires & occasions Located 16 kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, Kovalam offers an excellent diversity with a beach to suit all desires and… Read more »

Aviation industry in India very small Fernandes

Aviation industry in India very small: Fernandes

BANGALORE: AirAsia Group Chief Executive officer Tony Fernandes says considering the population and potential tourism market India has, the aviation industry in the country is very small. “….for the size… Read more »

Dubai to build world's largest shopping mall

Dubai to build world’s largest shopping mall

DUBAI: Dubai has unveiled plans to build the world’s first temperature-controlled city Mall of the World, an ambitious project spread over an area of 48 million sq ft, to attract… Read more »

Kerala keen on world class tourism infrastructure

Kerala keen on world class tourism infrastructure

KOCHI: The Kerala Government will accord top priority to developing world-class infrastructure facilities in an environment-friendly manner at all tourist destinations in the state, Tourism Minister A P Anil Kumar… Read more »

Singapore Airlines offers free passes to hotspots

Singapore Airlines offers free passes to hotspots

MUMBAI: Singapore Airlines is offering free passes for any two of its nine tourist hotspots to customers who choose to fly on its jumbo aircraft A380 from Delhi and Mumbai…. Read more »

Indian air travel market grows by 4%

Indian air travel market grows by 4%

NEW DELHI: Indian air travel market showed a “muted” four per cent growth in May, even as overall global air traffic rose by a strong 6.2 per cent, latest figures… Read more »

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Prescott merchants complain about arts fair

PRESCOTT, Ariz.: The city of Prescott is widely known for its arts and crafts scene, walkable downtown and laid-back vibe that attracts tourists from all over the country. Some local… Read more »

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Panchgani

Its unpolluted air has more oxygen content Panchgani, literally meaning the place of five hills, is a renowned hill station in Maharashtra located at 1,334 mt. It is a vibrant… Read more »

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Mobile app launched for exploring 16 cities

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Tourism has launched a mobile application to enable its users to independently travel and experience 16 cities in the country. The self-guided tour application ‘Incredible… Read more »

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India may relax entry to restricted areas for tourism

BANGKOK: India may relax rules in the restrictive areas of Arunachal Pradesh, Leh and Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to promote tourism in these picturesque regions without compromising security, a… Read more »

Amarkantak

Amarkantak

King of pilgrimages & origin of River Narmada Amarkantak is a pilgrim town in Anuppur District in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India situated at an altitude of 1065 meters…. Read more »

India

India to be No 1 for growth in wellness tourism

DUBAI: India could be number one for growth globally in the wellness tourism sector in the next five years, clocking over 20 per cent gains annually through 2017, according to… Read more »

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Chinese, foreign cities to develop Silk Road tourism

BEIJING: Nineteen Chinese and foreign cities along the historic Silk Road have signed a declaration to jointly develop tourism along the ancient trade route. The cities will promote tourist itineraries… Read more »

Fairbanks

‘Segway Lady’ takes visitors around Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, Alaska: Trina Jeannet has lived in Fairbanks for more than three decades, but she’s managed to carve out a new identity in the community in the past few years…. Read more »

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2018 Cup offers ticketed fans free ground travel

RIO DE JANEIRO: Fans with game tickets will be offered free ground transportation between host cities at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “Free travel is a guarantee which we… Read more »

CARNIVAL GLORY

Cruise into history in southern Maryland

SOLOMONS, Md.: Two hundred years ago this month, a dramatic naval battle was fought on the Patuxent River in southern Maryland. And now you can take a boat cruise with… Read more »