Travel & Food

‘Rajmarg’ villages to soon dot highways around the country

New Delhi: Travelling on the highways is set to be a smoother and more interesting affair -- a la 'Rajmarg villages' based on the concept of rest areas will soon....

Delhi: Fortnight-long mango fair begins at Handloom Haat in Connaught Place

  New Delhi: To provide a tasty and juicy treat to the connoisseurs of the national capital during the scorching summer, the West Bengal government on Thursday launched its "Mango....

Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016

Phnom Penh: The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) has named Cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016.   Some 30 countries joined the competition for the....

These gorgeous weekend getaways will set your spirit free

New Delhi: The best way to beat the summers is to travel to a beautiful destination you have been longing for years to go.   In order to save your....

Tigress T-5 found dead in Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

  Panna: Tigress T-5 was found dead with injuries on her body in Madhya Pradesh's Panna Tiger Reserve on Saturday.   According to the Tiger Reserve administration, injuries on her....

How a remote hill village became centre of artistic transformation

Gunehar (Himachal Pradesh): A remote village in the picturesque Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is experiencing its brush with contemporary art.   With artistes of international repute being in residence....

Tiger Express launched; Suresh Prabhu promises more such tourist circuits

New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the inaugural run of the Tiger Trail Circuit Train on the occasion of the World Environment Day on Sunday and promised more such....

Domestic tourism ruining Goa’s international destination tag

Panaji: Increased inflow of domestic tourists is ruining Goa's reputation as an international tourism destination, a top travel and tourism industry official said, adding that the coastal state needed to....

Now book ‘Bharat Darshan’ packages for Rs. 830 with IRCTC

New Delhi: Bookings are currently open for the Bharat Darshan Tourist Trains, a budget-friendly package created by the IRCTC with all-inclusive services on a dedicated tourist train, for domestic travellers....

IRCTC offers tour packages for Gatimaan Express

New Delhi: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Saturday announced tour packages for passengers travelling to Agra via the newly-introduced Gatimaan Express, labelled as the country's fastest train.....

Diabetic? Here’s how to travel safe this Holi

New Delhi: Planning a vacation this Holi? Try including diabetes needs in travel plans to be safe than sorry. And do go easy on those 'gujiyas'.   Here are some....

Pack your bags! Immerse in a colourful Holi trip

New Delhi: As Holi this year falls on a Wednesday (March 23) followed by Good Friday. This gives an opportunity to travel to destinations far and near. Travelling during the....

Indians lured to Indonesia with free visas

New Delhi: Indonesia may be attracting almost double the number of global tourists than India but visitors from here are few and the southeast Asian country has decided to grant....

Cuba saw 3.5 million visitors in 2015

Havana: Nearly 3.5 million tourists visited Cuba in 2015, the National Statistics and Information Agency (ONEI) reported. A total of 3,524,779 visitors travelled to Cuba in 2015. A majority of....

Travel luxuriously to India’s heritage destinations

New Delhi: Fancy travelling to two popular Unesco World Heritage Sites and a city of old-world charm and multiple religious faiths on a single journey? Come January 2016 and that's exactly....

More European tourists visiting Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: More tourists from Europe are now visiting Kerala. Over 4.2 lakh Europeans travelled to India's southern state since January, registering a growth of 4.8 percent, officials said on Monday.....

Welcome the New Year in grand style!

  New Delhi: Wish to welcome New Year in grand style? We have great news for you. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) is all set to....

From Kolkata to Canada, Lisa Ray suggests travel hot-spots

New Delhi: Lisa Ray loves to travel, and the actress is now helping her fans and admirers in forming their 2016 travel diary. From a rendezvous on stunning beaches, ayurvedic....

Hoshiarpur’s Dhaba Express more than just a dhaba

Hoshiarpur (Punjab): In a state where roadside dhabas - its gift to the rest of the country - are a common occurrence, one such eatery stands out. Dhaba Express, on....