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Rishikesh to host PATA adventure travel conference next year

More than 300 foreign delegates are expected to participate in the PATA adventure travel conference, which will be held in Rishikesh in February 2019, a senior official said. PATA Adventure

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Soon, a ropeway to come up in Nainital to get rid of traffic congestion

There will soon be a ropeway connecting Ranibagh in Haldwani to Jyolikote in Nainital.The ropeway will cover a distance of around 14 km. The concerned authorities have now envisaged a plan

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IndiGo hikes charges for excess baggage by 33%

IndiGo has hiked the charges for check-in baggage in excess of 15 kg by a steep one-third or 33 per cent. Those pre-booking their baggage will now have to shell

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Air India launches ‘Maharaja Direct’

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday launched ‘Maharaja Direct’, a whole new experience for Air India’s business and first-class passengers on long-haul international flights with revamped products and services.

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A better deal is needed for adventure tourism post HC’s ban on water sports

In an order which is likely to have far-reaching implications for Uttarakhand’s adventure tourism sector, the high court has banned all water sports, paragliding and white river rafting in the

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IIT Roorkee is developing drones to make your train journey safer

The Indian Railways will soon start deploying drones to monitor rail tracks, a step that could help the national transporter leap forward on the safety aspect which is an area

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Tashkent, Bishkek becoming the new Pattaya for Indian travellers

Bangkok and Pattaya have long been the favourite destinations for companies who want to send employees on incentive tours abroad, but due to notorious night life and massage parlours in

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It’s Carnival Time in Kerala

This Onam, witness Kerala in all its glory! It’s the time when, after the monsoons, nature looks radiant in her fresh green garb. It’s also the season of plenty when

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No more water crisis’, hoteliers ask tourist to visit Shimla

Weeks after the tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh was massively hit due to acute water crisis, the hoteliers have appealed to tourists to visit Shimla without any apprehensions. The hoteliers

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Mandarin Oriental Milan launches Fornasetti Designer Experience

Mandarin Oriental, Milan has launched a luxury accommodation package for guests wanting to immerse themselves in the whimsical world of Italian designer Piero Fornasetti, one of the most original and creative