INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Lower airfare, shorter lines, less crowds and the freedom to travel at leisure; travelling in off-season is a trend that’s really picking up and the advantages are plenty! So what are the factors that you should keep in mind when making your plans? For starters, if you’re paying cash for your airfare, compare multiple ticket sources. Also check those fares against the airlines. Book with a rewards credit card, especially if you [...]

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Turkey is a modern country located between Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Turkey is a popular holiday destination and offers stunning scenery, beautiful coastline, history, art, culture and rich culinary experience. The country had a modern outlook with history going back to Ancient Greek, Persian, Roman and Ottoman empires Historical Turkey 10,000 years old history of Turkey offers several world famous ruins and historical monuments. From the ancient port city [...]

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Dublin is counting down to the biggest party of the year, a two-day extravaganza that will see out the old year and ring in the new. Dublin’s New Year Festival is a mind-blowing mix of live entertainment, arts, culture and craic which makes the city a top destination for New Year revellers. Now in its fourth year, New Year’s Festival Dublin has announced a new and exciting programme of events [...]

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With wedding season just around the corner, love’s in the air, and with it some perfect honeymoon destinations, like Bariloche. Think of warm, beautiful weather, smooth beaches stretching out as far as the eye can see, colourful and kitschy clubs and the amazing feeling of being in the middle of nowhere, and you’ll think of Bariloche, a small Argentinean town in the province of Rio Negro, located at the foot [...]

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New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and this is the time of the year when all we care about is bidding farewell to the year with a bang. But if a party city is what you’re after, then Bariloche is not it. Though it boasts of quite a few interesting clubs, its quiet aura and unique sights is what makes it so popular.   Think of warm, beautiful weather, [...]

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Autumn is the perfect time to discover or even rediscover Dublin. First, there is an undeniable beauty that descends – it’s when the parks, gardens and tree-lined Georgian avenues turn to red, brown and golden hues. Second, it’s festival time. The final quarter of the year is officially Dublin Festival Season, when the city is taken over by an array of exciting arts and culture events, all playing host to [...]

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On this World Tourism Day (September 27), over 500 less fortunate children from 22 cities across India came together to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra. For most of them, not only was this their first trip to Taj Mahal, but was also their first time in an airplane! Aged between 10 and 17, these children were taken on a two day guided tour of the Taj Mahal and other [...]

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World Architecture Travel (WAT), an international network forarchitectural tours now brings to you a unique travel experience toMexico from October 28th to November 10th, 2017. The tour is designed, and planned integrating architecture, design, art, andculture metamorphosing into a memorable 360 degrees experience. The tours are interspersed with a blend of explorations, interactions,lectures, a peek into the lesser known, escapades and much more thatstimulates, enlightens and exhilarates. The team of professionals [...]

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Retirement is a wonderful phase of life, you now have the opportunity to pursue andvisit places you’ve always dreamed of seeing in person.  Senior Citizens going on vacations was a popular and common feature in the western countries for a long time. This trend is now gaining popularity amongst elderly Indians. In earlier days, older people chose to spend a quiet life after retirement, today they are eager to see [...]

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After hugely successful shows in Ahmedabad and Surat, the stage is now set for TTF, India’s largest travel tradeshow network,  which opened today at Mumbai’s Nehru Centre, to woo the travel trade from the city of Mumbai and its hinterland for the peak Diwali vacation season, followed by the Winter holidays. TTF is India’s leading show for the travel and tourism industry, providing an annual opportunity to organisations from all [...]

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Retirement is a wonderful phase of life, you now have the opportunity to pursue and visit places you’ve always dreamed of seeing in person.  Senior Citizens going on vacations was a popular and common feature in the western countries for a long time. This trend is now gaining popularity amongst elderly Indians. In earlier days, older people chose to spend a quiet life after retirement, today they are eager to [...]

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Studded with Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforests, historic ruins and beautiful white beaches, South America is a traveller’s delight, and a love story that will start right from the time you first set eyes on it. While a vast, exciting and well-endowed continent, there are a few destinations that are perfect for first-time travellers to the continent. Starting with Peru, a country full of colour, warmth and adventure, this is a [...]

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Kenya has always been referred as Africa’s safari capital and well renowned for its National Parks and the Big Five namely Africa, Lion, African Elephant, African Leopard, Cape Buffalo and Rhinoceros. Wildlife conservation and Sustainable Tourism The conservancies are mostly stand-alone entities that support their own operations including security. Increased concentration of wild animals is the result of excellent approach to the wildlife management. The process to develop a ‘Conservancy’ [...]

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In continuation of its plan to increase the number of Indian arrivals to the country, the Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), conducted their second roadshow for 2017 in India. The roadshow was in a networking workshop format and commenced on August 21 in Mumbai followed by Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and concluded in Chennai on August 30. The Israeli delegation was led by Hassan Madah, Director – Israel Ministry of [...]

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Monsoon is considered to be the ideal season for Ayurveda rejuvenation, especially the month of Karkitaka (July-August). The peculiar climatic conditions, its effect on the body, mind and on the balance of the Doshas make monsoon the choice for all kinds of Ayurveda therapies whether it is for healing or for enhancing your immunity. To achieve harmony of life energies by conditioning your body and mind, Niraamaya Spa at Niraam aya Retreats Surya Samudra Kovalam offers [...]

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Orange County Resorts & Hotels Ltd., one of India’s largest and oldest experiential resort companies announced the launch of their brand-new property at Hampi, Karnataka in South India. Called the ‘Evolve Back Kamalapura Palace’, the new property featuring thirty-seven luxury suits across three classes and nine Private Pool Villas called Jal Mahal, is a visual treat with its stand out Vijayanagara styled architecture and refreshing theme based design. Developed at a cost of [...]

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Game of Thrones® season 7 has finally hit the screens. Northern Ireland is one of the main filming locations for the hit TV series, and to immortalise the unforgettable series locations, from Winterfell to the Iron Islands, Tourism Ireland has unveiled a giant, 77-metre long, Bayeux-style tapestry. The epic tapestry brings to life the trials and tribulations of the show’s characters in its most heroic and infamous scenes.  The tapestry [...]

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It’s time to celebrate as Superstar Salman Khan’s new film Tubelight is set to release on 23rd June. Joining the celebrations is Cox & Kings which has partnered with Tubelight to launch `Pose Karo, Tubelight se Milo’ contest. The lucky winners stand a chance to live their fan moment of meeting Salman Khan. Sparking curiosity among the fans about what’s new in Salman Khan’s next, they have already started making [...]

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In celebration of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced an addition to the brand’s game-changing Gear Lending program, which offers guests access to New Balance® shoes and workout apparel during their stay for only $5.00 USD or the local currency equivalent. For the month of June, reflective wristbands and light-up sneaker clips will be included in the Gear Lending offering allowing [...]

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On the back of a strong first quarter, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that 2017 is on track for a progressive year in Asia Pacific with nearly 80 hotels targeted to open, bringing 19,000 new rooms to the region. Additionally, the company will debut two brands in Asia Pacific offering guests a total of 23 desirable brands that will cater to every occasion and traveler; forging ahead and growing [...]

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