Tag Archives: tourism

Thousands rush to cancel tickets to Nepal after quake

Tourism-dependent Nepal’s worst worries came true after the 7.9 earthquake on Saturday as cancellation of flights from India and requests of ticket cancellation stretching steeped till May end as rescue operations are on brisk momentum. “We have received cancellation requests from many of our clients till May end,” Sharat Dhall, president, Yatra.com, told IANS.”We are also in touch with our ...

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Ayurveda a big hit among Moscow women, Kerala upbeat

Ayurveda has been a big hit in Russian capital Moscow, with many women who were looking at alternate health care practices asking about it during the country’s largest tourism fair. The public and industry representatives streamed into the Kerala Tourism stall during the four-day 22nd Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) that ended on Saturday. The theme of Kerala ...

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Valentine’s Day: Plan weekend getaway?

Unwinding and relaxing with your beloved after a week of hectic work can be a great way to make your Valentine’s Day special, especially when the occasion falls on a Saturday this year! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, couples have started to pre-book their holidays. While India offers a plethora of options to choose from, online travel site ...

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Taj Mahal Entry Tickets Now Available Online from Dec. 25, 2014

With over 5 million visitors this year compared to 6 million in 2013, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which safeguards the Taj Mahal, India’s premier marble monument of love, will open online booking for entrance tickets from December 25, 2014, marking the birthday of former BJP PM Atal Behari Vajpayee, who never married. The long-pending demand from Agra hoteliers ...

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India Makes Life Easy for Foreign Tourists from 43 Nations with e-Visa Facility; SAARC Excluded

After almost 9 months delay, India has launched electronic visa (e-visa) facility for tourists from 43 countries, including US, Israel, Palestine and Japan to boost tourism sector and offer hassle-free travel to foreign visitors. Ironic but all SAARC country visitors, except Nepal and Bhutan, are not extended similar hospitality still. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, along with union Culture and ...

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