Category: India

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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New team takes over OTOAI as members get elected unopposed

A new team has taken over the reign at the Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) wherein Riaz Munshi, MD, N Chirag, has been elected as the President for the term 2019 – 2021. “I have been working with OTOAI in one capacity or the other since inception and irrespective of the post, I […]

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Indian Mastercard cardholders escape the stress of delayed departures with Flight Delay Pass

Mastercard has partnered with Collinson, a global leader in customer benefits and loyalty, to bring Mastercard Flight Delay Pass to customers in India. Powered by Collinson’s signature SmartDelay solution, Mastercard Flight Delay Pass enables eligible cardholders across six major Indian banks to register their flights in advance to receive an instantly redeemable voucher for access […]

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Kerala Literature Festival 2020 all set to be held at Calicut

The fifth edition of the Kerala Literature Festival (KLF 2020) in association with Kerala Tourism is set to be held from January 16 to 19, 2020 at Calicut. With over four lakh attendees, KLF 2020 will be the largest cultural gathering in South India and the fastest-growing literature festival on the continent. Set along the […]

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Ministry of Tourism recognises 17 sites in 12 clusters for development as Iconic Tourist Sites

The Government of India has identified some world-class iconic tourist stations in India to attract foreign and domestic tourists. Pursuant to the Budget Announcements of 2018-19, Ministry of Tourism has identified 17 sites in 12 clusters in the country for development as Iconic Tourist Sites namely Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh); Ajanta and […]

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Archaeological Survey of India identifies 138 monuments as ‘Must-See Monuments’ in India

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has identified 138 numbers of monuments as Must-See Monuments and information thereof is made available on the ‘Must See’ portal of Archaeological Survey of India. There are 38 World Heritage Sites in India, out of which 22 cultural sites including monuments/buildings and caves are under the protection of ASI. […]

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