Eco Village Model For Konark-Puri To Boost Tourism
Can an 'eco-village' help the booming religious tourism in Orissa? CEPT University has come up with the 'eco-village model' and more such solutions for the Puri-Konark area in the comprehensive development project (CDP) which it s
China Fastest-Growing Aviation Route From India
The growing thirst of Indian companies, big and small, to access Chinese markets has pushed up air travel between the two countries, making it the fastest-growing aviation route from India.
Travel Search on The Rise Despite Slowing Economy
A slowing economy has not dented the appetite for travel and tourism among Indians, who are increasingly using the Internet for travel-related queries.
Celebrating Life as a Picnic in Scenic Kashmir
A picnic basket, children playing cricket while elders watch indulgently and, in the backdrop, rolling hills and a gurgling stream. The idyllic scene may seem an anachronism and at odds with Jammu and Kashmir's bruising two-decade insurgency, bu
Little Lhasa in India
The north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a colourful tapestry of different ethnic groups, religions and landscape, which vary from the rice-growing plains of Palampur to the snow-covered peaks of Lahaul and Spiti.
US Urged to Cut Wait Times for India, Brazil, China
"We've got to decrease visa wait times to 10 days or less around the world. State Department should be challenged and should put plans together to really see that in all countries it's under 10 days, but especially emphasising countrie
Discovery of India in Lisbon
Over the next couple of days I come across quite a few Portuguese loan words found in our regional languages: sabonete (soap), almiro (almirah), camara (room), chave (key), balde (bucket), toalha (towel), ananas (pineapple) and pao (bread).
Fly into Taj City From Global Destinations
Global tourists may finally be able to fly directly into Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal that attracts millions every year. While the civil aviation ministry has moved to identify land for an international airport, the existing airport at Kheria is a
Plan Panel For Leveraging Tourism to Reduce Poverty
The Planning Commission has advocated the need for leveraging the tourism sector during the 12th Plan (2012-17) to promote inclusive growth and help reduce poverty.
Russia Expects More Tourists From India, China
India and China are among the major countries from where Russia expects more tourists, a top Russian official has said. Other countries that could contribute to the tourist inflow are Japan, South Korea, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, as also the Gulf st