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  • Thursday, February, 2023| Today's Market | Current Time: 06:05:24
  • Staying connected is important for tech savvy Indian travellers

    Mumbai : An independent poll of 6,000 travellers in the APAC region revealed that Indians preferred to stay connected with friends and family, with 42% of the travellers logging more into social networks whilst on holiday as compared to when at home.  The survey undertaken in March by leading global travel search site Skyscanner goes […]

    Hilton Worldwide to launch in Pune with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Pune-Chinchwad

    Pune:  Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Panchshil Hotels Pvt. Ltd. for an upscale, full-service DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.  DoubleTree by Hilton Pune-Chinchwad, scheduled to open in June 2013, will mark the rapidly expanding global hospitality company’s first hotel in Pune, the second largest urban centre in the state of […]

    Goa Tourism promotes its beaches, spice plantations this summer

    Panaji : Keen on making Goa a year-round destination for tourists, its Department of Tourism, Government of Goa, in partnership with Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has launched attractive packages to draw in the summer vacationers. The state is actively promoting its beaches to couples and families who are looking to take a break during […]

    AG8’s all new offerings for ‘Leisure and Pleasure’

    Mumbai : As soon as the summers knock, kids as well as their parents start planning for an outing. Children needed a break from their much hectic schedule of exams, coaching, stress etc. And parents also look for the summer vacations to go out on a leisure trip. Madhya Pradesh offers a host of tourist […]

    Jing Aa Shangri-La, West Shanghai Sets June Opening Date

    Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ newest flagship hotel will open in the heart of Shanghai this June.  The 508-room Jing An Shangri-La in West Shanghai will envelop guests in a world of luxury and modern glamour befitting one of the most exciting and influential international cities. The hotel is the cornerstone of the new Jing An […]

    CM Manohar Parrikar inaugurates Goa Heritage Festival 2013

    Panaji : Goa’s Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar, inaugurated the Goa Heritage Festival 2013 which began yesterday at the Saligao Football grounds near the 125-year old Mae De Deus church, which is a heritage structure, on the occasion of World Heritage Day. Also present at the inaugural ceremony were Tourism Minister Shri Dilip Parulekar, GTDC […]

    Travel becoming eco-friendly, reveals TripAdvisor

    The world’s largest accommodation and traveller survey – TripBarometer by TripAdvisor, has found Indian accommodation owners as well as travellers to be among the most conscientious on the importance of being environment friendly. The comprehensive biannual study, conducted on behalf of TripAdvisor by independent research firm StrategyOne (a division of Edelman Berland), covers top travel […]

    Kanda Matsuri festival

    One of the most famous festivals of Tokyo, Kanda Matsuri is also ranked among the three largest festivals of Japan. Protected by the Shogun during the Edo Period (1603-1867) and permitted to enter the grounds of Edo Castle where he lived, it also came to be called ‘Tenka Matsuri'(‘Tenka’ meaning Shogun). The main festival is […]

    Yayoi Festival-Japan

    Yayoi Festival festival signals the arrival of spring at Nikko, which has temples and shrines registered as World Heritage sites. The main attraction takes place on the 17th: a parade of 12 beautifully adorned floats called hana-yatai from each town. This is a traditional festival dating back as far as the 8th Century. Even today […]

    Jet Airways signs code share agreement with South African Airways

    Mumbai : Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, and South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and the only airline with non-stop flights between Mumbai and Johannesburg, are pleased to announce a code share agreement enabling seamless connectivity between India and South Africa. The code share opens for Sale effective April 16th […]