Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Bringing Mountian To The Dutch?

The Netherlands is well known for its windmills, tulips and of course, its flatness. A slightly ridiculous thought has recently transformed into a serious plan which involves building an artificial mountain to attract sports enthusiasts to the country. The Dutch are very proud of their fields of scarlet...

October 27th, 2011 | Default, Tourism | Read More

Caribbean Holidays – A big hit with families

British Airways revealed that top holiday locations for travellers include hotspots in destinations such as North America, Caribbean holidays and the Middle East. With increased frequencies of flights to Barbados and St Lucia, this summer, customers now have increased choices when it comes to leisure...

October 27th, 2011 | Default, Tourism | Read More

Global Tourism growth- UNWTO predicts slowdown

International tourist arrivals areforecast to reach 1.8 billion by 2030 according to the newly released UNWTO Long-Term Forecast, Tourism Towards 2030. The finding suggests international tourism will continue to grow during the period, but at a more moderate pace than the past decades, with the number...

October 27th, 2011 | Tourism | Read More

India heading United Nations’ South Asian Regional Commission for Tourism

According to a release by the Ministry of Tourism, India has been made Chairman of the United Nations South Asian regional commission for tourism. The chairmanship of the Commission was with Iran for the last four years. The announcement was made at the United Nations World Tourism O r g a n i s a t...

October 27th, 2011 | Default, Tourism | Read More

Global Tourism Mart in early 2012

Global travel and tourism mart will be held India by February to push the booming travel trade segment and project India as a convention centre for tourism-related business. The global Travel Mart sponsored by the ministry of tourism will be held latest by February 2012 either in Delhi or Hyderabad which...

September 21st, 2011 | Default, Featured, Tourism | Read More

Rajasthan Int’l Folk Fest at Jodhpur from Oct 12-16

The fifth edition of the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) will be held at Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur from October 12 to 16, 2011. Organised jointly by the Mehrangarh Museum Trust and the Jaipur Virasat Foundation, the festival is supported by The Taj Group of Hotels. The annual international...

September 20th, 2011 | Default, Featured, Tourism | Read More

Goa Tourism on your Mobile

Goa tourism has embarked on a techsavvy project which will make it possible for tourists to receive information on popular sightseeing spots on their cell phones. Information on tourist and cultural hot spots – forts, beaches, heritage sites, religious sites, waterfalls and other places of interest...

July 31st, 2011 | Tourism | Read More

No baby, no

Malaysia Airlines will not allow babies in first class on its A380 planes, defending the policy after receiving complaints from wellheeled passengers about noisy infants. The state-owned carrier eliminated baby bassinets from the first-class cabins of its Boeing 747s in 2004, and said it would apply...

July 30th, 2011 | News, Tourism | Read More

H’bad to host global biodiversity meet: Impetus to AP Tourism

Adding another feather to its cap, Hyderabad has been chosen over Delhi, for hosting the prestigious 11th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in October 2012. The conference will be attended by representatives from 194 countries, including some Prime Ministers....

June 15th, 2011 | Featured, Tourism | Read More

Med tourism draws NRI’s attention to cut costs

Soaring cost in countries like U.S. has made India the next prominent destination for medical tourism . Millions of NRI plan their medical treatment and surgeries in India to get treated by lower healthcare costs available and at the same time enjoy their recuperative holidays across India. It is a highly...

June 15th, 2011 | Tourism | Read More
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