Category: India

Jellyfish Watersports in partnership with Muziris Heritage Project conducts Muziris Paddle 2020

Muziris Backwater Paddle, the two-day kayaking expedition organised by Jellyfish Watersports in partnership with Muziris Heritage Project (Kerala Tourism) was held on January 4 and 5, 2020. Over 100 paddlers participated in the event which was flagged off from the Kotturpuram Jetty in Kodungalloor district and end at Bolgatty Island in Kochi. Paddlers covered an […]

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GoAir associates with Matrix Cellular to stay connected in overseas

GoAir partners with Matrix Cellular (International) Services Ltd to provide a hassle-free, one-stop travel solution for its flyers. Customers booking their international flights on GoAir website can now buy a Matrix International SIM card and collect it from the Matrix outlet at the airports. GoAir is the only Indian airline to provide its customers with […]

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IndiGo launches direct flights connecting Kolkata with Doha and Dubai

In a bid to create corridors of connectivity from the country, IndiGo announced daily direct flights connecting Kolkata with Dubai and Doha, effective February 16 and March 1, 2020 respectively. Kolkata has witnessed the highest growth of 13.3% in foreign tourist arrivals (FTA) between April-December 2019, among all the metro cities in the country. These […]

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Vistara adds Kathmandu to network with flights starting February 11

Vistara recently announced the addition of Kathmandu, Nepal, as the fifth international destination to its fast-growing network. Vistara will operate daily flights between Delhi and Kathmandu starting February 11, 2020, the bookings for which open now, progressively on all channels including Vistara’s website (www.airvistara.com), Vistara’s iOS and Android mobile apps and through travel agents. Leslie […]

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Uttarakhand to get 13 new tourist destinations under ‘13 district-13 destination scheme’

Uttarakhand government has agreed to develop 13 new tourist destinations to boost tourism in the state. Trivendra Rawat, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, has been instrumental in taking forward the campaign to find new tourist destinations in Uttarakhand. Shanghai-based New Development Bank will provide a funding of INR 1,200 crore to Uttarakhand for the project. The […]

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Gujarat’s Statue of Unity included in ‘8 Wonders of SCO’ list

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar informed that the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) has listed the 182-metre tall Statue of Unity as one of the ‘Eight Wonders of SCO’. The SCO is an eight-member alliance from Eurasia, which includes India, China, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar appreciated […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates four refurbished heritage buildings in Kolkata to the nation

On his recent visit to the City of Joy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation four refurbished heritage buildings in Kolkata. The buildings are Old Currency Building, the Belvedere House, the Metcalfe House and the Victoria Memorial Hall. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel and […]

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Odisha Tourism launches day-tour packages for its two spots

With a view to promote eco-tourism in the state, the Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has launched special day-tour packages for Bhitarkanika and Satkosia region. The day-tour packages are introduced in order to facilitate the visitors who are not willing for night stay. According to latest reports, the packages have been planned in association with […]

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IHCL announces the opening of Taj Fateh Prakash Palace, Udaipur

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) started the New Year with an exciting announcement with an addition to its magnificent collection of authentic palaces – Fateh Prakash Palace. Renamed Taj Fateh Prakash Palace, this aesthetic edifice is located within the historic City Palace on the shores of Lake Pichhola in Udaipur; offering panoramic views of the lake […]

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Jyoti Mayal elected as the President of TAAI

Jyoti Mayal, Director New Airways Travels has been elected as the President of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) for the period 2019-2021. Jyoti, former Secretary-General of TAAI has registered a thumping victory against the outgoing Vice President Sanjay Narula, Founder & CEO of Apex Travel & Tour in the straight contest. Lokesh Bettaiah, Triway […]

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