HindustanTimes Thu,24 Apr 2014

Vienna's Versailles offers imperial hideaway

Schoenbrunn Palace was Marie-Antoinette's summer childhood home and the beautiful and tragic Sissi's favoured residence. And from April 30, tourists too can sojourn in Vienna's top tourist site, in a converted suite of rooms with views over the palace gardens, even with butler, cook and horse-drawn conveyance.

Antarctica: a new dream destination

As the sun sets, the cloudy sky melds with the glaring white of the frozen terrain. Tourists trudging in single file line marvel over blue glaciers in Antarctica, a hip new vacation destination.

Swiss Airlines becomes world's first allergy-friendly carrier

In response to the rise of food intolerances and allergies among consumers, Swiss International Air Lines has announced that it’s become the world’s first certified allergy-friendly airline.

United States of Art: of vibrant art and cultural scene

The United States of America is not just about skyscrapers, and snazzy malls, it has a vibrant art and cultural scene, too.

Of exotic, native wildlife in Queensland, Australia

If travel to you means exploring, then the exotic and native wildlife found in Queensland, Australia, will leave you mesmerised.

How technology will change the way we travel in 2024

In 10 years, travelers will be able to test out the waters of the Great Barrier Reef or the Dead Sea using virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift before booking their trip.

London named world's best sporting city 2014

London has scored the title of Ultimate Sports City 2014 in a ranking that looks at the world’s best cities for hosting sporting events. It’s the second consecutive time that the British capital has taken the title in SportsBusiness International's Ultimate Sports Cities Awards.

New-look Paris Zoo opens in Mumbai

Paris Zoo reopened its gates on Saturday (April 12) after a six-year revamp to shed its image as a traditional city zoo and change how humans see wild animals.

Imphal's heritage trails: war memorials, airfields

A bitter fight in Imphal, which is considered one of the turning points of the Second World War, took place 70 years ago.

Croatia to Iceland: follow in the footsteps of Game of Thrones

The fourth season of Game of Thrones is finally on the air, and fans aren't the only ones celebrating. Tourism agencies in countries, where parts of the show have been filmed, are seizing the opportunity to attract visitors to some of the sites seen on the small screen.


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