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  • mumbai-ferry
    Feb 28 2017

    Intra-city ferries in Mumbai, is it?

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    A surprise awaits for Mumbai residents, as a ferry service from Nariman Point to Borivali is expected to kick-start in October 2017. Travelling from the South of Mumbai to the Northern Suburb will just be a 45 minutes ride via ferry. The idea had first hit the news in 2008, when the former chief secretary […]

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  • winter-hotel-booking
    Nov 28 2016

    Best time to book hotels for year-end vacations

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    If you haven’t booked your hotel for the winter vacations yet, now is the time. The time when you can get your rooms reserved at the most affordable prices or when you will get the maximum discounts on your bookings. According to the new report from Tripadvisor, the travel planning and booking site, the “Best […]

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  • glass-roof coaches
    Oct 12 2016

    Tourism Booster: Glass-roof coaches in Indian Railways

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    Yes, you read that right. In an initiative to boost tourism in the country, Indian railways is all set to introduce rail coaches with glass ceilings. The luxury coaches have been jointly designed by IRCTC, the Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) and Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at Perambur (Chennai). The coaches are designed with […]

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  • world tourism day
    Sep 26 2016

    World Tourism Day 2016: #Tourism4all

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    Started by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the year 1980, World Tourism Day is celebrated every year at 27th September. This year, the day will be marked in Bangkok with a number of events focusing on the theme of “Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility”. As per the United Nations Secretary-General […]

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  • Offbeat Travel Destination
    Aug 29 2016

    5 offbeat travel destinations in India

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    “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan With the approaching long weekend, it’s time to explore the unexplored, to travel the lengths and breadths of our country and rediscover ourselves. Whether a globetrotter, a tourist, a backpacker or a pilgrim, our country has never disappointed any. With hills and valleys, […]

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  • Brexit
    Jun 27 2016

    Brexit – What it means for Indian travellers

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    The United Kingdom’s recent exit from the European Union has raised questions about the nation’s currency and where the country is headed. Brexit, as it is called, has led to the fall of the pound which has made travelling to Britain cheaper. The travel and tourism companies in India are expecting a short-term growth in travel […]

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  • Indian Railways
    Feb 29 2016

    Rail Budget 2016 – Top Things to Know

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    It will come as a pleasant surprise to regular railway travellers to see that the rail budget 2016 is quite traveller-friendly. Fulfilling his promises of creating innovative solutions where the railways are concerned, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced quite a few good additions to the railways. For instance, many new trains have been announced to […]

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  • Greece Economy Crisis
    Jul 13 2015

    Greek Tragedy? Not really, tourism in Greece continues to flourish

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    In the wake of the recent Greek financial crisis, news of tourism to the country comes as somewhat of a breath of fresh air. In fact, the influx of tourists in 2014 contributed around $32.7 billion, making up greater than 17% of Greece’s GDP. And as of now, there seems to be no problem whatsoever, […]

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