Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Religious Tourism

Religious Tourism

Onam festivities get under way at Thripunithura

KOCHI: The 10-day Onam festivities got under way at Thripunithura on Friday, with Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran hoisting the flag at the Government Boys’...

20% increase in travel bookings to Maharashtra for Ganeshotsav

MUMBAI: Ahead of Ganeshotsav commencing Friday, travel portals recorded an increase in flight bookings to Mumbai and surrounding areas. Travel bookings witnessed a 20...
Devotees entering the Harmandir Sahib for evening prayers

SOTC India launches Darshan to tap religious tourism

CHENNAI: SOTC Travel Limited, a subsidiary of Thomas Cook India Limited, has launched Darshan, which facilitates pre-booked darshan, special pooja, and assisted temples visit...
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Emirates to deploy extra flights for Hajj

KOLKATA: Airlines major Emirates will be operating extra flights to Jeddah to help facilitate travel for thousands of pilgrims this year heading to and...

New airport to be built near Sabarimala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to construct the state’s fifth green-field airport at Erumeli in Kottayam district. The airport, which would come up...

7 killed, 19 hurt as Amarnath Yatris attacked

JAMMU / DELHI: At least seven people died and 19 others were injured after terrorists attacked a bus ferrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Jammu...

‘Jaina Vanam’ to come up on Padmakshi hillock

WARANGAL: The Padmakshi hillock, named after the presiding deity, would be converted into a spiritual hub as the district administration plans to set up...

IRCTC announces air tour package to Tirupati

HYDERABAD: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) here has announced a Tirupati Balaji Seeghra Darshan flight package of two days and one...

Directory of temples in Puducherry to be launched

PUDUCHERRY: The Hindu Religious Institutions (HRI) will soon release a directory of temples in the Union Territory containing details of heritage of the temple...
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CCTV cameras for Guruvayur

THRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 292 modern CCTV cameras, including 10 with built-in facial recognition facility, will be installed at the Guruvayur Sreekrishna temple, Devaswom...