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Indore airport gets ‘international’ status

The Home Ministry has given its approval to Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport to set up an immigration counter- providing it the status of an international airport. This will enable the airport to commence direct international flight operations from the city. “The central government has designated Indore airport as an authorised immigration check post for entry […]

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India Tourism to start working out of Air India’s overseas offices

Air India may soon join hands with the Ministry of Tourism for a working partnership overseas. The plan includes shifting of tourist offices at eight overseas destinations to Air India offices. Discussions for the partnership are on between the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Tourism. The move is part of cost restructuring […]

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Orchha makes it to tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites

Orchha town in Madhya Pradesh, famous for its architectural heritage from the Bundela dynasty has been included in the tentative list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) sent a proposal to the UN body. For any heritage or any historical sites to become part of UNESCO’s World Heritage list, […]

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ASI Team Visits Jagannath Temple And Sun Temple To Assess The Damage Caused By Fani

A high level team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials led by DG ASI, Usha Sharma is on a visit to Odisha to assess the nature and quantum of damage caused by cyclone Fani to Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri and Sun Temple, Konark. The team visited the Konark in forenoon on 10th May 2019. […]

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Demolition of Pangong Lake Camps by District Administration

The Local authorities have decided to ban camping at Pangong lake completely. This will be applicable for campsites and self-camping both.  Campsites owners have been instructed to not bring up any more constructions near the lake, either temporary or permanent. People planning to self camp as well will not be allowed to pitch their tents […]

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Statement from Sri Lanka Tourism (SLTDA & SLTPB)

All India, 25th April 2019: Following the acts of terror that took place on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) have continued to engage with high-level government officials and tourism stakeholders in order to assess the current situation and have taken necessary steps to ensure all possible […]

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The Alaknanda cruise, Varanasi – the first ever air-conditioned luxury river cruise in the city.

One of India’s oldest cities, Varanasi, is a very popular tourist spot. The religious and spiritual environment, witnessing the aartis near river Ganga, experiencing the aura of the place is said to be a one-of-its-kind experience. Apart from enjoying the serenity of the place from its ghats, tourists can now also relax on a luxury […]

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Jet Airways suspends operations, 6 codesharing airlines discuss way forward

In the wake of temporary suspension of Jet Airways, airlines who have codeshare agreement with Jet, discloses the way forward of dealing with the crisis. Fiji Airways spokesperson says, “Fiji Airways has temporarily stopped codeshare bookings with Jet Airways flights. Guests holding existing bookings are being re-booked on alternative flights via either Singapore or Hong […]

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Kathmandu airport to partially close for runway repairs April 2019

Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Nepal’s only international airport, will partially close beginning in April 2019 for repairs to its sole runway. The 3050 m (10,007 ft) runway will be repaved beginning the first week of April and construction is expected to be completed before June 2019. KTM will close daily from 22:00 (local time) […]

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Air India to fly Delhi-Kannur five times a week

Air India is all set to fly from Delhi-Kannur, starting April 2, 2019. The newly launched flight will be operating five times a week. The flight will commence from Delhi at 0905 hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will reach Kannur at 1215 hours. After this it will continue to operate from […]

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