Monday, October 18, 2021

Offbeat Tourism

Offbeat Tourism

First national tribal carnival to be held in Delhi in Feb...

DELHI The first national tribal carnival will be held in Delhi from February 12 to 17, 2016 and will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra...

Gujarat open to idea of high-speed racing in Rann of Kutch

BHUJ Almost 10 years after PM Narendra Modi mooted the idea of promoting the barren salty marshes and sands of the Rann of Kutch as...

Summer travels and travails…

FEATURE An adage that best sums up any arduous summer journey, or the desire of one is: “Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the...

Hudhud: No impact in WB, tourist throngs coastal towns

KOLKATA Even as cyclone Hudhud continues to rain misery in Andhra and Odisha, it has made for a tourist spectacle in the coastal districts of...

Do the (Festa Di) Diu?

MUMBAI Diu's 75-day-long 'Diu Festival' starting December 1 is expected to get 30 lakh tourists  to the beach haven as per state officials. "We are hosting the...

India gets its first underwater restaurant

AHMEDABAD Well, now you don't have to travel across seven seas for that unique under-water dining experinece. Our very own country will now serve you...
homestay

Staycation is the cool new form of vacationing

KOLKATA Devpriya Ghosh loves to go for a vacation twice in a year. But a gruelling corporate job leaves him neither with time nor with...

Polls drawing tourists to Varanasi this summer

AHMEDABAD Varanasi is the centre of action this summer. With political heavyweights like Narendra Modi contesting from the ancient city and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)...

MTDC to promote peace tourism

MUMBAI The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has tied up with the International Institute For Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), a non-profit organisation, to promote "peace"...

Gulf carriers rain offers for IPL

Mumbai Gulf carriers and Indian travel companies are enticing customers with attractive offers to Dubai, Sharjahand Abu Dhabi for the upcoming Indian Premier League, the popular though controversial mini-match cricket series which...