Dharamkot: For solitude seekers

Dharamkot: For solitude seekers

Sitting 2,100 metres above sea level, this peaceful Kangra town has the everything young solo traveller root for It may not be as famous as lower-lying destinations like McLeodganj or Dharamshala, but that’s exactly what sets apart Dharamkot, a quiet Himachali town with breath-taking views of the Kangra valley and the Dhauladhar mountain range. Reachable […]

Mahabaleshwar - Where Strawberries Grow

Mahabaleshwar – Where Strawberries Grow

Recently, a friend said she was taking a break and going to “where the strawberries grow in this season”. Mahabaleshwar, is one of the most suited places for strawberry cultivation. In fact strawberries from here, contribute to about 85 percent of the total production of strawberries in the country. My friend insists that the strawberries […]

How women are driving travel industry

How women are driving travel industry

Nearly a quarter of India’s women professionals (23 per cent) travel at least once a month for business, compared to just 7 per cent who travel solely for leisure with the same frequency, revealed a research report. According to the findings by Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), amongst over 1,000 regular women travellers in India and […]

The Splendid Radhasoami Satsang's Temple at Agra

The Splendid Radhasoami Satsang’s Temple at Agra

Situated 5 kilometres from the heart of the city of Agra, in the peaceful neighbourhood of Dayal Bagh, exists one of the lesser known treasures of the city. This splendid white Makrana marble edifice, is set amidst gulmohar trees and lush green lawns. The temple complex, which draws thousands of visitors both Indian and foreign, […]

New Indian traveller drives change in tourism industry

New Indian traveller drives change in tourism industry

With travellers rejecting frugality and digging deeper into their pockets to seek world-class experiences, the Indian travel and tourism industry is firming up plans to cash in on their arrivals. India has already moved up six places to rank 34th on World Travel and Tourism Competitive Index 2019 released recently by the World Economic Forum […]

Goa hotel sector urges early reopening

Goa hotel sector urges early reopening

The Goa government’s failure to reopen hotels as per the central government’s ‘Unlock 1’ guidelines, has attracted criticism from the hospitality industry. Nitin Shah, president of the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa, the state’s oldest body of travel and tourism industry, here on Saturday, said failure of the state government to restart the hotel […]