INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, June 25, 2017

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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Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, one of the most secluded resorts in the Maldives, has unveiled a ‘Family Time’ package which promises an unforgettable holiday experience for the whole family. This desert island resort is the ultimate place to spend quality time together and enjoy sun-filled activities. From a traditional Maldivian line-fishing experience with dad to a spa date in the over-water Talise spa with mum, the Family Time experience includes a selection [...]

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It’s the home of an array of towering figures in world of literature, so it is little wonder the island of Ireland is a place of pilgrimage for lovers of language. With four Nobel laureates (Shaw, Yeats, Beckett and Heaney) and many other world-renowned literary figures including Joyce, Wilde, Swift, Kavanagh, O’Casey, Enright, O’Brien and O’Connor, Ireland boasts one of the world’s greatest literary heritages. Across the island their legacy [...]

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Crocs, the global footwear brand partners with one of the most prestigious awards LONELY PLANET TRAVEL AWARDS 2017 which will take place on 24th May 2017 at St. Regis Hotel, Mumbai. The Lonely Planet Travel Awards 2017 aims to present not only the most coveted, but also the most relevant awards in the Indian Travel Industry. The awards will be presented by the key influencers from the travel and entertainment [...]

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Yatra.com, one of India’s leading online travel portal, today announced Bollywood superstar and youth icon, Ranbir Kapoor, as their brand ambassador. Popularly known for portraying versatile and youthful roles on screen, Ranbir Kapoor is a perfect fit for the brand. Just like Yatra, he is a leader in his Industry and is technologically savvy, modern and has a passion for travelling. In his cinematic journey as well, travel has always [...]

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Welcome the summer in style as you indulge in a world of creative entertainment, perfectly curated for your family, friends and even the young ones. Rejoice the onset of vacations as you laze by the pool or experience some amazing indoor AC attractions and themed shows at Imagica, India’s favourite family holiday destination. Enjoy the thrill of roller coasters that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping or fancy a [...]

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Wheelstreet.com widely seen as India’s top Bike Rental Aggregator which recently expanded operations across 26 cities nationally, is set to diversify its operations further with the launch of its Travel & Tours vertical. Wheelstreet has announced 150+ tour itineraries which can be booked alongside hiring a bike. More than 90% of Wheelstreet’s customers are Millennials – who identify themselves with the “Sharing Economy” or “Experience Economy” – a term deemed by businesses [...]

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Mr. Sameer Dharkar, Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services India is pleased to announce the opening of Eastin Hotel Kurseong Darjeeling the first International 4 star deluxe resort hotel in Kurseong Darjeeling.  The hotel has opened its door to guest on April 15, 2017 with special opening rates starting from just INR4,999++ per room per night. Located on the foothills of the Himalayas, Eastin Hotel Kurseong Darjeeling will offer 35 [...]

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Israel has witnessed a positive growth of 49% in Indian arrivals from January to March 2017 vis-à-vis the same period in 2015. More than 8300 Indians have already visited Israel in the first three months of 2017 as per statistics released by Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT). Speaking about the growth, Hassan Madah – Director, Israel Ministry of Tourism India said, “India is one of the world’s fastest-growing outbound tourism [...]

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Marriott International Inc. announces a special offer that will enable newlyweds to a fully ‘hosted’ honeymoon of alifetime. Couples who opt to get married at the 61 participating Marriott hotels in India/South Asia until March 2018, can enjoy an all-expenses paid honeymoon across exotic destinations within the Asia Pacific region. “A wedding is the most important milestone of a person’s life. At Marriott we endeavor to make weddings a truly [...]

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The hotly anticipated official trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi  launched this Friday  afternoon 14th April and is teasing fans with sneak peeks of the plot, filmed in out of this world Irish locations on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Director of Episode VIII, Rian Johnson and his location scouts were so taken with Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, that they came for two shoots. Locations from the wind-swept [...]

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Emirates Holidays is offering a complimentary day entrance ticket to one of the resorts run by Dubai Parks and Resorts on packages to Dubai and beyond to any Emirates destination. Customers booking an Emirates Holidays package and a minimum of 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Dubai will receive a complimentary One Day Park Pass. Customers can choose from one of the following parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai; LEGOLAND® Dubai; Bollywood Parks™ Dubai; [...]

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Wanderlust is at the top ofmost Indians’ minds, and the Instagram profiles of their favourite celebrities are only creating more aspiration by fanning this burning desire to explore exquisite lands and set new #travelgoals. In a recent survey, Hotels.com asked Indian travelers to vote for their most desired celebrity travel buddies. Over 300 Indian usersshared their views on their dream celebrity companions which have brought forth some interesting results. The [...]

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The next generation of travelers are passionate, inquisitive and social, sharing more than 400 million Snaps each day (source) on Snapchat. Starting tomorrow with the launch of “Six Days, Seven Nights,” Marriott Rewards, an award-winning loyalty program from Marriott International, Inc., is introducing Snapchat devotees to its broad portfolio of world-class propertiesand the vast benefits of loyalty. The new, four-part original series“Six Days, Seven Nights” was created specifically for the [...]

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The Seven Sisters, as the North Eastern Indian states are commonly known, are where lush green forests, picturesque valleys and vibrant cultures come together to create magic. Each state has something special to offer and we are sure that these places will be the high points of your trip to the vibrant North-East. Starting with Arunachal Pradesh, the Siang River is a must visit. A tributary of the mighty and [...]

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Over 250 iconic landmarks and sites around the world will be illuminated green over the coming days – as part of Tourism Ireland’s 2017 Global Greening initiative to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick. The annual initiative, now in its eighth year, which sees a host of major landmarks around the world turn green for St Patrick’s Day, has grown from strength to strength, with many new landmarks [...]

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The Guinness Storehouse has partnered with Airbnb to unveil Ireland’s first “Night At” competition by listing the seven-story visitor attraction as a unique residence on its website. One lucky beer fan and a friend will get the first ever opportunity to spend a night at the Home of the Black Stuff – for free! The competition sees the i conic Gravity Bar converted into aloft and the Guinness Gates opened for [...]

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 Travel companies are in the race of providing unusual travel experiences by personalization and custom made travel tours. More and more tourist are now opting for online niche travel brands that specialize in tailor made packages and ensure hassle free booking. Unlike before where travelers would have to depend on offline unprofessional agents for their travel plans. Slowly these digital companies are taking over offline business by making the planning [...]

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