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Mumbai’s Dharavi slum beats Taj Mahal to top list of travellers’ choice experiences 2019

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What’s new on Netflix in July 2019 – Here’s the list of top three shows!

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Change in travel preferences for India – New research has interesting observations

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Kochi: India’s southern regions are known for their greenery and breath-taking beaches. Kochi is one of the favorite tourist spots that receive millions of footfalls every year. The historic city has several charming spots that draw people in. Shree Krishna temple located in Guruvayoor, Dharmanath Jain Temple, Ernakulam Shiva Temple, Thrikkakara Temple, Chottanikkara Temple, Fort …

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New Delhi: If you are planning a trip to your favorite destination, your Smartphone will be your best co-traveler or guide. Mobile applications (Apps) for travelers come in handy and take care of all your needs while you are busy globe-trotting. Whether you are a local or a traveler from abroad, there are certain information …

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New Delhi: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue of Unity hoisted in Gujarat’s Kevadia town now has a helicopter ride facility. Tourists can enjoy an aerial view of the world’s tallest (182-metre) statue. A helicopter has been pressed into service at the cost of Rs 2,900 per minute. A new 10-minute ride was launched on Sunday. The …

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New Delhi: India, one of the first civilizations, preserves and practices centuries old customs and traditions. Indians celebrate all their big festivals by gathering at a place and practice rituals with great zest and zeal. There some mega fairs which are organized in a mammoth-sized and millions of people congregate to celebrate harmoniously. All these …

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India is ready to brace the shivery winter season. Winter vacation is round the corner and it is time to go out and start the New Year with high spirits. In terms of tourism, India has no dearth of options when it comes to enjoying the winter vacations. Here, we bring the top 5 cities …

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New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism formulated the guidelines for approval /re-approval of Online Travel Aggregators (OTA’s). These guidelines for approval /re-approval of OTA’s have been devised to ensure that there are adequate safeguards against deficiency of service, alternate arrangements if needed and punitive deterrence. This is a voluntary scheme open to bona fide online …

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New Delhi: Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme, the government sanctioned 73 projects with Central financial assistance for Rs 5,873.26 crores covering 30 States/UT Administrations. In a written reply in Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State for Tourism K J Alphons mentioned that the sanction of new projects under Swadesh Darshan scheme is a continuous process. Projects …

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New Delhi: The Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India on medical visa during 2016 and 2017 were estimated at 4, 27, 014 and 4, 95, 056 respectively, registering a positive growth of 15.9%. Medical Tourism holds immense potential for India. The Indian systems of medicines, viz. Ayurveda, Yoga, Panchakarma, Rejuvenation Therapy, etc., are among the …

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New Delhi: The Government of India has identified 15 sites under the Development of Ayodhya –Ramayana Circuit theme in Uttar Pradesh (2017-18) and has sanctioned Rs 133.31 crores for the mega project. Ramayana Circuit is one of the fifteen thematic circuits identified for development under the Swadesh Darshan scheme of Ministry of Tourism. The Ministry …

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Bangalore: South India is known for its lush green scenic beauty, placid lakes, serene beaches, and sublime sunsets. Karnataka’s Chikmagalur district touts itself as a unique tourist destination. It is the place where coffee was cultivated for the very first time in India. Located in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range, the town with its …

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