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Queen Rania, Google collaborate to promote Petra in Jordan

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.

"Jordan should be declared the eight wonder of the world"

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'.

AirAsia introduces exclusive dish based on winning recipe from TV series

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IBNS) AirAsia, a low cost airline, has introduced an exclusive dish, the Stuffed Paratha with Dhal and Tomato Chutney.

Taiwan hosts 2015 Cycling Festival

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.

Yas Island offers array of activities to attract visitors

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.

SpiceJet now connects Bengaluru with Bangkok via Chennai

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: Turquoise Seduction

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

"Everywhere I go in India is my favorite"

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:

ER to run Jansadharan Chhat Puja special trains

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.

ER to run midnight special trains on Kali 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.

British Airways' first 787-9 Dreamliner arrives in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IBNS): The British High Commission on Monday helped British Airways celebrate the first scheduled flight of its new 787-9 Dreamliner which arrived at IGI Airport in New Delhi.

Madhya Pradesh holds Travel Mart 2015

Bhopal, Oct 26 (IBNS) The largest travel mart in central India, the Madhya Pradesh Travel Mart (MPTM), was held in Bhopal from Oct 16 to 18, 2015 with over 250 hosted buyers and media persons from India and abroad attending it.

Jet Airways introduces 'Seat Select' option for customers

Mumbai, Oct 8 (IBNS): Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, on Thursday announced a initiative, providing guests the opportunity to reserve their preferred seats well before their flight departure date.

TaxiForSure slashes its fares by 40%

Kolkata, Oct 6 (IBNS): TaxiForSure, a cab aggregator, has announced that it has slashed fares for both sedan and hatchback categories on its platform by 40% in Kolkata.

Jet Airways wins honours for technology innovation at IFTM Trade Fair

Mumbai, Oct 6 (IBNS): Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has won the prestigious 'Laurier d’ Argent' award in the 'Technology for Business Travel' category hosted by the French Travel Managers and Business Travel Agents, at the International French Travel Market (IFTM) trade fair in Paris.