Author: Laboni Chatterjee

Uttarakhand turns over a green leaf, to create ecotourism circles and destinations

Uttarakhand has taken a step towards sustainable tourism with the State Forest Department recognising five ecotourism circles and three ecotourism destinations. The officials have touted the move as a ‘game changer in conserving the forests and environment of the Himalayan state’. The ecotourism circles comprise Dehradun-Hrishikesh-Tehri, Ramnagar-Almora-Nainital, Yamuna Tons Valley, Haridwar-Pauri and Tanakpur-Champawat-Devidhura-Nainital. The latter […]

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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah pioneers turtle rehabilitation, sets an example for the hospitality industry

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah not only cuts a stunning silhouette against the skyline of the Emirate of Dubai, but the international luxury hospitality chain is also a pioneer in driving unique environmental changes. A case in point is the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP) that they have undertaken, in collaboration with Dubai’s Wildlife Protection Office. […]

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goimomi announces #GreenHajj2019 challenge to promote responsible tourism

goimomi.com, a premier Islamic travel portal from India has launched the #GreenHajj2019 challenge shortly before the iconic pilgrimage commences this year. The holy journeys of Hajj and Umrah are undertaken by over 1.2 lakh pilgrims from India every year, in addition to a large number of pilgrims from all over the world. The immense traffic […]

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Vivid Sydney 2019 commences in Australia

Sydney will be awash with breathtaking colour and special effects for the upcoming 23 nights, with the lights officially turned on for Vivid Sydney by Premier Gladys Berejiklian on May 24. The largest event of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere will transform the city into a colourful showcase of illumination, sensational sounds […]

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GINGER opens its 46th Indian property in Dwarka, Gujarat

Ginger strengthens its presence in Western India with the opening of a new hotel in Dwarka, Gujarat. With the addition of this hotel, Ginger will have 7 hotels across cities in the state.  Located off the Porbander – Dwarka (NH 51) highway, Ginger Dwarka houses 98 beautiful, well-appointed rooms in superior and suite category; Makhan, […]

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Guangzhou to join RwandAir’s network in June 2019

RwandAir, the flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, is pleased to announce that it will commence flights to Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong and the third largest city in China, effective from 18 June 2019. RwandAir will fly to Guangzhou three times per week viz. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Guangzhou will be […]

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