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Sri Lanka’s ETA service for international travellers to resume at airports

The Electronic Travel Authorisation service (ETA) at airports in Sri Lanka is now going to resume, according to the government of Sri Lanka. The service is for fully vaccinated international travellers and is a way to make things easier on international travellers. Sri Lanka’s Immigration and Emigration Department Controller General Sarath Rupasiri said that on-arrival […]

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Uttarakhand is now home to a new astronomical observatory

Uttarakhand just got a new astronomical observatory, which will help you enjoy a surreal stargazing experience amid the towering mountains of Bhimtal. The newly launched observatory is an ideal place for all astronomy enthusiasts, who have been keen to know more about the open sky and all the magic it holds within. As per the […]

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Vistadome coaches to be added from Delhi to three more routes to boost tourism

Very soon, vistadome coaches will be added on three more routes, in a move to boost tourism. As per the reports, Indian Railways is planning to introduce Vistadome coaches in Shatabdi trains on three routes, which will be from Delhi to Dehradun, Kathgodam, and Kalka. This is aimed at offering options to travellers to experience […]

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ibis Mumbai Vikhroli arrives with 249 keys in Mumbai

ibis has launched its third property in Mumbai – ibis Mumbai Vikhroli. Strategically located in the corporate hub of Mumbai, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. The 15-floor ibis Mumbai Vikhroli features 249 comfortable rooms with large windows, stylish wardrobes, sleek TV panels and the ‘Sweet Bed’ by ibis. The rooms […]

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Taj opens new hotel – Taj Lakefront – in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Taj Group Group has announced the opening of a new luxury hotel in Bhopal. Developed by Dilip Buildcon, The 152-room Taj Lakefront hotel has a landmark location overlooking the lake and the hills. Other facilities of the hotels includes two signature restaurants – Machan, the popular all-day diner, and House of Ming, with its renowned […]

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IHG Hotels & Resorts debuts Holiday Inn Express brand in Jaipur

IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed a management agreement with notable real estate developer, for a new hotel – Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jaipur Karoli Bagh located at Gopalpura Byepass, in the captial of Rajasthan. The brownfield hotel featuring 141 keys is expected to be operational by the first quarter of 2023.With the new […]

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06 new routes to increase connectivity in Northeast

To provide greater aerial connectivity for North East of India, operations will commence on six routes connecting Kolkata – Guwahati, Guwahati – Aizawl, Aizawl – Shillong, Shillong – Aizawl, Aizawl – Guwahati, and Guwahati – Kolkata. With these new flights, travellers from from Guwahati, Aizawl and Shillong will get multiple options for onward connectivity to […]

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United Airlines’ Bengaluru-San Francisco nonstop to start from May 2022

United Airlines has announced that its new daily year-round nonstop service between Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru and its hub at San Fransico will begin will begin from May 28, 2022 (subject to government approval). The new route is United’s first-ever nonstop service between Bengaluru and the US and builds on the airline’s existing services from […]

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Indian Government to start issuing tourist visa to foreigners travelling to India from October 15

In a major decision to boost inbound tourism to India, the Indian government has taken a decision on issuing tourist visa to foreign travellers as the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will start issuing tourists visa from October 15. Those travelling through chartered flights will be allowed to enter India from October 15 while other […]

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Hyderabad’s iconic Charminar completes 430 years

One of the world’s famous monumental structures Charminar completed 430 years of its existence on October 9, 2021. The construction of the monument was completed on October 9, 1591 by the then ruler Sultan Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah. However, there is no clarity on the reason for the construction of the monument. Different reasons have […]

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Indian Government allows airlines to operate domestic flights at their 100% pre-covid capacity

After reviewing the current situation of Covid-19 pandemic and looking at the growth of domestic air travel in the country, the government has announced to restore scheduled domestic air operations in the country without any capacity restrictions from October 18. With this, airlines can operate flights of their pre-Covid domestic services. Airlines are currently operating […]

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India to get its second Raffles property soon

Mark Willis, CEO – India, Middle East and Africa, Accor, has said that after Raffles Udaipur, India is soon to get its second Raffles property in Jaipur. “It’s wonderful to see India recovering. We recently opened the first Raffles there and we have a second raffles coming up as well, which is also interesting as […]

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65-room Zone Connect Darjeeling to open doors soon

Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels has announced the signing of Zone Connect Darjeeling in West Bengal. Zone Connect brand falls under Zone by The Park portfolio. Currently, the hotel is undergoing phased upgradation and is being primed to open its doors to welcome guests in the coming winter season. The 65-rooms hotel is a perfect fusion […]

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Air India sale: Indian Government announces Tata Sons as the winning bidder

Tata Sons has been selected as the winning bidder for the debt-laden national-carrier Air India, government announced in New Delhi during a press conference. Tuhin Kanta Pandey, Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) informed the decision and said that a panel of union ministers accepted a proposal from officials recommending the offer […]

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Delhi airport to resume flight operations at T1 terminal from October 31

The Delhi airport will resume flight operations at its T1 terminal from October 31 onwards after almost 18 months of closure, said its operator DIAL on Friday. The T3 terminal and the T2 terminal of the Delhi airport resumed handling flight operations from May 25, 2020, and July 22, 2021, respectively, the GMR group-led DIAL […]

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Sri Lanka relaxes guideline for foreigners, dual citizens

Sri Lankan authorities said that foreign nationals and dual citizens holding foreign passports would no longer be required to obtain approval from the local Civil Aviation Authority and the Foreign Ministry to arrive in the country following the easing of the Covid-19 pandemic. Xinhua news agency, reported that in a new circular amending the quarantine […]

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Mumbai airport to reopen its Terminal 1 for domestic flight operations on October 20

With the nationwide vaccination drive and increase in passenger confidence in air travel, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is reopening its Terminal 1 (T1) for domestic flight operations starting October 20. The Terminal 1 will cater to approximately 156 flights daily, while close to 396 flights will fly from Terminal 2. After brief […]

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Accor enters Chandigarh with a 120-room Novotel property

French hospitality major Accor has announced the launch of its full-service 120-room Novotel property in Chandigarh. Of the existing portfolio of brands, Novotel, the company said, forms the largest network of mid-scale hotels in the country with 20 properties operational. Puneet Dhawan, senior vice president of operations – India & South Asia, Accor, said “India […]

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Pride Group of Hotels to expand its presence to 50 hotels in India by 2022

Pride Group of Hotels announced that it will expand its portfolio in India to 50 hotels by 2022. The group presently has a presence in around 34 locations and boasts of over 3200 keys. Once the new openings are complete Pride Hotels will have 50 properties and over 5000 keys offering unique guest experiences across […]

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Nepal resumes visa on arrival for fully vaccinated international tourists with no quarantine requirement

Aiming to provide a boost to tourism in the Himalayan nation, Nepal has resumed the on-arrival visa facility for fully vaccinated international travellers. In another significant move to increase the number of tourists, the Nepal government has also removed the mandatory seven days quarantine requirement for such visitors. Travellers should have received their last dose […]

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India Launched ‘Su-Swagatam’ Mobile App to ease visa application process.

Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has launched “Su-Swagatam (Visit India)” App to facilitate Foreign Visitors intending to Visit India. The main objective of the app is to facilitate Visitors seeking Indian Visa abroad and obtaining visa related services within India while their stay. The app will ease out the Indian Visa related information […]

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International charter flights to Goa soon, says Goa Chief Minister

International charter flights will be hitting the runways at the Dabolim international airport in Goa soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said. Speaking to reporters after a government function in North Goa district, Sawant also said that domestic and international tourists will be confident of travelling to Goa after the state is 100 per cent vaccinated […]

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