Mumbai, Dec 14 (IBNS) : Cox & Kings Ltd. the leading holidays and education travel group having operations in 22 countries across continents, has won the Worldâ€™s Leading Luxury Tour Operator award at the World Travel Awards Finale held at the Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort in Morocco on Dec 12.
American journalist Todd Melby, settled in Minneapolis, finds India "unpredictable." Having visited the country recently with his wife Diane Richard, Todd advises people to not visit the Indian subcontinent if they want to know what will happen the next moment. Excerpts:
Atlanta in USA is blessed with good weather while it is a city steeped in history. Suparna Banerjee fell for the capital of Georgia at first sight, drawn by its beauty of nature, architecture and people
Male, Dec 3 (IBNS): If you want start the New Year relaxing and pampering yourself, enjoying on the stunning white, sandy beaches and relishing unrivalled luxury, Maldives is the unequivocal choice for New Year's Eve!
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IBNS): In a major blow to the tourism sector in India, Russia has struck off the country's name from the list of safe travel destinations.
Amman, Nov 27 (IBNS): Narrated by Queen Rania Al Abdullah, the Petra Street View video will be featured on the Google search homepage of different countries around the world for 24 hours at a time, alternating across continents over the next few weeks.
Amman, Nov 21 (IBNS): 'Jordan... Out of This World' is a promotional video of Wadi Rum, which was selected by Hollywood to double for Mars in Ridley Scott's new blockbuster, 'The Martian'.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IBNS) AirAsia, a low cost airline, has introduced an exclusive dish, the Stuffed Paratha with Dhal and Tomato Chutney.
Taipei, Nov 12 (IBNS): Organized by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, the Taiwan Cyclist Federation, the Taiwan Bicycle Exporters' Association, and the Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area Administration, the 2015 Taiwan Cycling Festival is being held from Oct 30 to Nov 22.
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6 (IBNS): Yas Island in Abu Dhabi has long enjoyed a reputation as the UAE's prime entertainment destination, but it's not just race weekend, roaring rollercoasters and white-knuckle water rides which bring visitors flocking to the island throughout the year.
Gurgaon, Nov 6 (IBNS/NITN) : SpiceJet, the country's favourite low-cost carrier, now connects Bengaluru to Bangkok after the introduction of the new international flight from Chennai to Bangkok. Scheduled to start from Dec 10, flights will operate six days a week from Chennai.
Maldives is the land of turquoise-cobalt waters, colourful coral reefs and sparkling white sandy beaches. Sujoy Dhar returns mesmerized after a rather sinful island resort hopping, spiced with self-indulgent spa experience, snorkeling and exciting stay in the upscale water villas in the Indian Ocean
Having explored India from Kashmir to Kerala, Diane Richard, an American journalist, settled in Minneapolis, can't get enough of India yet. For her, India is "truly full of things to wonder over." Excerpts:
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IBNS): Eastern Railway (ER) has planned to run eight pairs of weekly Jansadharan Chhat Puja special trains between Howrah-Nautanwa (5 pairs) and Howrah-Raxaul (3 pairs) to clear the rush of passengers during ensuing Chhat Puja.
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IBNS): Eastern Railway will run four pairs of midnight EMU special trains in different sections of Sealdah Division on the occasion of Kali Puja on the nights of Nov 10 and 11 to cope with the anticipated rush of passengers, an official statement said.