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Israel: Sanctuaries in diversity

A desert park that has reintroduced biblical animals and a bird research centre that monitors one of the world's most important migration routes, co-exist side by side in a small country like Israel, Ranjita Biswas discovers

Indian accommodations bag top honors in Booking's Best Awards

Singapore, Apr 1 (IBNS): Booking.com, an accommodation site, on Wednesday unveiled The Booking’s Best Awards-an exclusive award that goes to only 260 accommodations out of a possible 600,000-as decided by over 40 million real, relevant and recent customer reviews.

Thomas Cook India voted Favourite Outbound Tour Operator

New Delhi, Apr 1 (IBNS): Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India's leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company, was honored as the 'Favourite Outbound Tour Operator' at the recently concluded Outlook Traveller Awards 2015, in New Delhi.

Jordon's Queen Rania meets global journalists in Amman

Amman, Apr 1 (IBNS/Not in Town): Jordan Queen Rania Al Abdullah recently met with a group of global journalists and social media representative who were visiting Jordan on a mega press trip hosted by the Ministry of Tourism in coordination with the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) at the Royal Automobile Museum in Amman.

RailYatri.in launches 'Insights platform' for travelers in India

Kolkata, Mar 31 (IBNS): RailYatri.in today announced the launch of 'RailYatri Insights', a first of its kind Big Data and Discovery tool that will allow train passengers in India to derive answers to such questions.

RoomsTonite launches travel companion service

Bengaluru, Mar 25 (IBNS): RoomsTonite, a last-minute hotel booking mobile app in India, on Wednesday announced the launch of a 24X7 assistance service-RoomsTonite Assist-to help travellers with enquiries and specific needs in all stages of travel: Pre-stay, during hotel stay, and post-stay.

Emirates announces new daily service to Orlando

New Delhi, Mar 25 (IBNS): Indian passengers will now have an additional exciting destination to explore while planning their holidays this Diwali.

RailYatri app adds Kolkata local trains

Kolkata, Mar 24 (IBNS): RailYatri on Tuesday launched the 1st pan-India app for local train commuters, covering local trains at the top 11 locations, including Kolkata, all across India.

GoAir launches low air fare scheme with tickets staring Rs 999

New Delhi, Mar 22 (IBNS): Private airlines company GoAir has launched new fare cut for a limited period which will offer one way ticket prices as low as Rs 999.

Emirates hosts gala appreciation dinner for key Indian travel associates

New Delhi, Mar 17 (IBNS): Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has honoured its partnership with India's top travel agents in a gala dinner on Saturday at the Armani Hotel in Dubai.

Air Arabia now connects Indians to South Caucasus region

Kolkata, Mar 16 (IBNS): Air Arabia, a low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa-connecting Sharjah to 13 destinations in India-recently introduced a new destination to its growing network, Tbilisi, at the heart of the South Caucasus country of Georgia from the carrier's primary hub in Sharjah, UAE.

Jet Airways enhances connectivity to Qatar

Thiruvananthapuram/Kozhikode, Mar 14 (IBNS): Jet Airways, an international airline, on Saturday announced the introduction of two new direct flights from Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode to Doha in Qatar, effective from March 15, 2015.

Guinness World Record for Whistler Blackcomb

New Delhi, Mar 12 (IBNS): Whistler Blackcomb, a major ski resort located 125 km north of Vancouver, in Canada's British Columbia, took pride in announcing the inclusion of its PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola in the 2015 Edition of the Guinness World Records Book.

Maldives organises 4-city Roadshow & B2B session to an overwhelming response

New Delhi, Mar 11 (IBNS) The Maldives Roadshow held in Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi created a very positive response among the Indian travel trade and media community recently.

MHA reviews mobile connectivity for Amarnathji Yatra '15

New Delhi, Mar 9 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs reviewed mobile/telecom connectivity for the upcoming Amarnathji Yatra 2015 and is taking necessary steps to ensure better connectivity this year.