Thursday, October 29, 2020

In Depth

In Depth

Lufthansa banks on Air India to check Gulf carriers

DELHI The impending entry of Air India into Star Alliance, the biggest grouping of airlines globally, has got Lufthansa excited as it may help the...

Airfare war ahead as AirAsia, SIA ready domestic flights

MUMBAI Domestic airlines are gearing up for increased competition with AirAsia India and Tata-Singapore Airlines (SIA) set to fly soon. Air Asia India, the joint venture...

Why India needs a ‘Pure’ LCC like AirAsia

AirAsia India being cleared to fly is great news for the Indian traveler. A decade ago Capt Gopinath started Air Deccan in what has...

Mumbai’s Jewish heritage attracts tourists

Mumbai Bombay's merchant prince and philanthropist David Sassoon arrived in the city in 1832 after fleeing Baghdad due to persecution by Iraqi ruler Dawud Pasha....

Spring to the tiger’s defence

OPINION We are in such a mess in this country that to create a path to secure the future of wild tigers will be an...

To boost tourism, guide visitors to safe, incredible India

DELHI: Last year India attracted 6.8 million tourists. The same year Thailand, onesixth India's size, received 148 million and tiny Singapore got 102.5 million...

Wild Ranthambore’s tiger roars

FEATURE At Sawai Madhopur railway station, one knows instantly that he has landed in tiger territory. The dusty medium-sized town's station is choc-a-bloc with open-top jungle...

India’s spate of sexual violence driving away tourists

MUMBAI “More stability means better access to more treasures,” the New York Times claimed, when it featured Sri Lanka as a holiday destination in its...

The foodie traveller’s guide to breakfast in Varanasi

VARANASI From the acrid smell at the cremation ghats to the feel of the slime-covered buffalo as it shoulders you out of its way in...

Malabar coast: historic and exotic

FEATURE I hear the boatyard before I see it, a sharp tapping sound wafting through groves of palm trees. Then, strolling towards a clutch of...