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Etihad Airways to start daily Edinburgh flights in 2015

Edinburgh, July 13 (Not in Town/IBNS) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will next year launch its first service from Scotland with the start of a non-stop daily flight from Edinburgh to its home base of Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital city.

Highland Culture takes centre stage during Scotland's Highland Homecoming

Edinburgh, July 13 (Not in Town/IBNS) The Scottish Highlands are set for two months of cultural excitement and celebration with the launch of Highland Homecoming.

VisitBritain holds roadshow in the east

Kolkata, July 9 (IBNS) VisitBritain, the flagship tourism division of Great Britain held a first of a kind road show in Kolkata on Monday as part of its all- India campaign to promote tourism in Britain.

Singapore Airlines offers incentive for Indian travellers

New Delhi, July 4 (IBNS) Singapore Airlines has announced an incentive for passengers to travel on the world’s biggest passenger aircraft – Airbus A380.

Wade into the waters of Maldive

Male, July 3 (Not in Town News) : With azure blue waters as far as the eye can see, the stunning island of Maldives is made for water lovers! With various water activities such as snorkeling, diving, surfing – you can even go clubbing underwater in the Maldives!

Goa records highest growth in tourist charter arrivals

Panjim, July 1 (IBN): Goa Tourism on Tuesday informed that it received 1128 charter flights which landed in the state during the peak season in 2013-2014, i.e. from October 2013 to May 2014, carrying a record number of 2.61 lakh passengers.

Scotland event to commemorate 700th anniversary of famous battle sells out

Bannockburn, Scotland, July 1 (Not in Town/IBNS) The site of one of the most significant battles in Scottish history came to life this weekend as tens of thousands of people from the UK and overseas descended on Bannockburn in Stirling to experience one of the biggest battle performances of it’s kind alongside music, talks, ancestry food and drink at Bannockburn Live.

Pipefest kicks off Stirling's Big Weekend in Scotland

Stirling, June 27 (Not in Town/IBNS) The kilts are packed, the pipes tuned and the Highland dancers are limbering up Pipefest gets underway in Scotland's Stirling on Friday.

Ballad of the bandits

A museum entirely devoted to bandits and their deeds, not always vile, can be found in Ronda, a historic town in Spain's Andalusia region. Ranjita Biswas visits this unique centre

Celebrate Sao Jao this June in Goa

Panaji, June 16 (IBNS) Goa is many things to many people and one of the foremost among these is: Celebration. The people of this state have an infectious spirit which makes Goa a popular venue for any kind of celebration right from weddings to reunions and even festivals.

Jordan celebrates Pope Francis' successful visit

Amman, June 16 (Not in Town/IBNS) Pope Francis in his recently concluded visit to Jordan touched many hearts and souls. From the moment his plane touched down at Amman's Queen Alia International Airport, where an honor guard and Catholic leaders met him on arrival; to his meeting with King Abdullah II and Queen Rania at the royal palace and the Mass he led at Amman's International Stadium; it was obvious he is truly a down to earth people's Pope.

Sabyasachi Chakraborty releases tourists' map

Kolkata, June 12 (IBNS): Tollywood veteran actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty on Wednesday launched the new Kolkata tourists' map and guide from Traveladdict, a platform offering journals, photos, and itineraries to plan the perfect trip.

Wall of memories

This year commemorates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Visiting the site one can gain insight into the history of Berlin as a divided city and the wall’s significance to the city's residents. Susanta Paral was there recently

Indian cruise tourists to get free Entry Permit' in Taiwan

New Delhi, June 10 (Not in Town/IBNS) There is good news from Taiwan this summer! The Indian outbound cruise traveller can now avail of Temporary Entry Permit in Taiwan, free of cost, if they take the Star Cruise to the beautiful Taiwanese port cities of Kaohsiung and Taichung.

'Hotel Near Me' is ready to be downloaded

Madrid, June 7 (IBNS) Hotel Near Me, the first hotel reservation app for Google Glass, is now available for public download on the website http://hotelnearme.com. The app has been launched by Destinia.com who previously announced that it was in beta development last May.