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Istanbul to Cappadocia: Hina Khan's vacay diaries in Turkey

From getting amazed at the hot air balloons flying in Cappadocia to posing in Arnavutkoy with the backdrop of ottoman mansions, Hina is soaking in the experience of Turkey.

Istanbul to Cappadocia: Hina Khan's vacay diaries in Turkey(Instagram/@realhinakhan)
Istanbul to Cappadocia: Hina Khan's vacay diaries in Turkey(Instagram/@realhinakhan)
Published on Dec 05, 2022 03:16 PM IST

China's Shenzhen eases Covid-19 travel curbs

Covid-19 test results are no longer needed in China's Shenzhen to enter public transport, drug stores, parks and outdoor tourism spots, according to statements issued by the local government

Children play at a mall with shops re-opening for business as restrictions are eased in Beijing. Chinese authorities announced a further easing of Covid-19 curbs with major cities such as Shenzhen and Beijing no longer requiring negative tests to take public transport. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Children play at a mall with shops re-opening for business as restrictions are eased in Beijing. Chinese authorities announced a further easing of Covid-19 curbs with major cities such as Shenzhen and Beijing no longer requiring negative tests to take public transport. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Updated on Dec 04, 2022 01:29 PM IST

Travel trend: Why Astro Tourism is growing among domestic travellers in India?

Travel experts spill the beans on why is there an interest in Astro Tourism among domestic travellers, what are some of the common locations for Astro Tourism in India and a list of activities for a person who has never experienced Astro Tourism

Travel trend: Why Astro Tourism is growing among domestic travellers in India?(Twitter/@Dsiliconreview)
Travel trend: Why Astro Tourism is growing among domestic travellers in India?(Twitter/@Dsiliconreview)
Updated on Dec 04, 2022 09:12 AM IST

10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise

Even as most people continue to think of foreign destinations when we talk about luxury cruises, fact is that around India too one can experience the best of cruising experience, traversing along the Indian ocean. Here are 10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise

10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise (Image by Hendrik from Pixabay )
10 opulent activities you may enjoy while on a cruise (Image by Hendrik from Pixabay )
Updated on Dec 03, 2022 04:14 PM IST

Russian tourists return to Thailand as flights resume between Moscow and Phuket

The resumption of direct flights between Moscow and Phuket and chartered flights have been bringing tourists from Moscow, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok to Bangkok and popular beach destinations such as Pattaya and Phuket

Grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Russian tourists return to Thailand as flights resume between Moscow and Phuket (Photo by Jack TAYLOR/AFP)
Grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Russian tourists return to Thailand as flights resume between Moscow and Phuket (Photo by Jack TAYLOR/AFP)
Updated on Dec 03, 2022 09:06 AM IST

Unique places to visit during winter holidays

Winter, a beautiful time of the year, is upon us and if you are planning some great travel adventure for the festive season that is away from costlier hotels or generalized getaways, check out these unique places to visit during winter holidays

Unique places to visit during winter holidays (Martin Lopez)
Unique places to visit during winter holidays (Martin Lopez)
Updated on Dec 02, 2022 04:23 PM IST

Nagaland kickstarts 10-day-long Hornbill Festival

All the tribes of Nagaland take part in the Hornbill Festival, named after the hornbill bird which is present in their folklore. People can enjoy Naga food, songs, dances and customs during the festival which gathers domestic and foreign tourists

Tribal people dressed up in traditional attires take part in a procession on the first day of the Hornbill Festival, at Kisama Village, on the outskirts of Kohima (ANI Photo/Hafiz Ahmed)
Tribal people dressed up in traditional attires take part in a procession on the first day of the Hornbill Festival, at Kisama Village, on the outskirts of Kohima (ANI Photo/Hafiz Ahmed)
Updated on Dec 02, 2022 08:57 AM IST

Volcanic eruption in Hawaii's Mauna Loa brings tourism boon during slow season

Some hotels in and around Hawaii's Hilo are becoming fully booked in what is normally a slower time of the year for business. Helicopter tours of Mauna Loa, which began erupting Sunday after being quiet for 38 years, are also in high demand by tourists and journalists.

People stand on lava rock from a previous eruption near the Mauna Loa volcano as it erupts near Hilo, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull )
People stand on lava rock from a previous eruption near the Mauna Loa volcano as it erupts near Hilo, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull )
Updated on Dec 02, 2022 08:45 AM IST

Hazards posed by lava from volcanic eruption in Hawaii's Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa's magma tends to be hotter, drier and more fluid. That allows the magma's gas to escape and lava to flow down the side the volcano the way it is starting to do now. Mauna Loa is a shield volcano and here's how lava from its volcanic eruption poses hazards in Hawaii

People watch the eruption of Mauna Loa, near Hilo, Hawaii. Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano erupted Monday for the first time in 38 years. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
People watch the eruption of Mauna Loa, near Hilo, Hawaii. Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano erupted Monday for the first time in 38 years. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
Updated on Nov 29, 2022 07:16 PM IST

Mexico's coastal Veracruz attracts foreign birdwatchers to escape winters

In Mexico, birdwatching offers fragile lifeline for nature and economy with different species of hawks, falcons, kites, vultures and eagles over the mountains or near the ocean during the August-November period to escape the onset of the boreal winter.

A Pronatura volunteer measures the legs of an American kestrel for the ringing process as part of the counting and preservation program of bird species near Jose Cardel, Veracruz, Mexico (REUTERS/Carolina Pulice)
A Pronatura volunteer measures the legs of an American kestrel for the ringing process as part of the counting and preservation program of bird species near Jose Cardel, Veracruz, Mexico (REUTERS/Carolina Pulice)
Updated on Nov 29, 2022 06:27 PM IST

6 game-changing travel hacks that will help you save money

Don't wait until you're on vacation to think about how to minimize your travel expenses. Check out these game-changing travel hacks that will help you save money.

If you want to save rather than splurge, you're better off planning ahead. Saving money and travelling have always been counterparts and there are a few travel hacks that can definitely save a lot.(Unsplash)
If you want to save rather than splurge, you're better off planning ahead. Saving money and travelling have always been counterparts and there are a few travel hacks that can definitely save a lot.(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 29, 2022 05:03 PM IST

IndiGo to wet lease Boeing wide-body jets to plug gaps amid travel demand

IndiGo states that it is working on finalizing a contract for inducting Boeing 777 aircraft on a so-called wet lease basis for the winter schedule. Wet leasing refers to the practice of leasing an aircraft, along with crew to fly the plane and provide service onboard.

IndiGo to wet lease Boeing wide-body jets to plug gaps amid travel demand (MINT_PRINT)
IndiGo to wet lease Boeing wide-body jets to plug gaps amid travel demand (MINT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 28, 2022 06:01 PM IST

Europe's South offers a warm welcome to energy migrants this winter season

Canary Islands, where the average winter temperature is 20 degrees Celsius (68°F), launched a social media campaign in September to attract remote workers and retired people from countries including Britain, Germany and Sweden. Other southern European countries also see the potential.

A group of hikers take part in a tour to visit the Tajogaite volcano, previously known as Cumbre Vieja for the ridge on which it sits, in Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma (Photo by Desiree MARTIN / AFP)
A group of hikers take part in a tour to visit the Tajogaite volcano, previously known as Cumbre Vieja for the ridge on which it sits, in Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma (Photo by Desiree MARTIN / AFP)
Updated on Nov 28, 2022 05:41 PM IST

6 stunning visa-free countries for Indians

From Mauritius to Macau, here are some of the most gorgeous international destinations where Indians can travel visa-free.

6 stunning visa-free countries where Indians can travel for a perfect winter holiday(Unsplash)
6 stunning visa-free countries where Indians can travel for a perfect winter holiday(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:53 PM IST

The Taste With Vir: India tourism's relationship with Maldives

How the relation ship between Maldives and Indian tourism as changed over the years. Vir Sanghvi shares his opinion.

The Taste With Vir: India tourism's relationship with Maldives
The Taste With Vir: India tourism's relationship with Maldives
Published on Nov 21, 2022 09:20 AM IST

Travelling with a baby? Here's how to transport with a baby in the car

Parents need to plan and prepare every single detail to ensure the journey is safe, comfortable and seamless for their little one. Here's how to transport with a baby in the car

Travelling with a baby? Here's how to transport with a baby in the car (Andrea Piacquadio)
Travelling with a baby? Here's how to transport with a baby in the car (Andrea Piacquadio)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 08:47 PM IST

Thailand, Saudi Arabia agree to cooperate to promote tourism

Prince Mohammad, who was recently appointed as Prime Minister, is the highest-ranked Saudi royal family member to visit Thailand after the two countries agreed this year to resume diplomatic ties that were severed for more than three decades

Thailand, Saudi Arabia agree to cooperate to promote tourism (Unsplash)
Thailand, Saudi Arabia agree to cooperate to promote tourism (Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 05:40 PM IST

Paragliding in Jammu soon to promote adventure tourism, trials underway

The Jammu tourism directorate collaborated with the Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering Gulmarg to organise paragliding trials at Aithem in Jammu district, Dhanwa and Mokhri in Reasi, Bhaderwah in Doda, Patnitop in Ramban and Sanasar in Kishtwar districts

Paragliding in Jammu soon to promote adventure tourism, trials underway (Jahoo Clouseau)
Paragliding in Jammu soon to promote adventure tourism, trials underway (Jahoo Clouseau)
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 05:15 PM IST

Europeans are starting to cut back on holiday travel. Here's why

Airlines and travel firms are coming off a bumper summer characterized by so-called revenge tourism as people spent lavishly on vacations and trips to see friends and family after two years of disruption from the pandemic but now Europeans are beginning to cut back on travel

Europeans are starting to cut back on holiday travel. Here's why (Photo by Alessandro RAMPAZZO / AFP)
Europeans are starting to cut back on holiday travel. Here's why (Photo by Alessandro RAMPAZZO / AFP)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 04:09 PM IST

'Flower valley' carved out in meadowland of Patnitop to attract tourists

The 'Flower valley' in the meadowland of Patnitop is aimed at spurring tourism, biodiversity and socio-economic development at the famous health resort.

'Flower valley' carved out in meadowland of Patnitop to attract tourists (Twitter/raj85700)
'Flower valley' carved out in meadowland of Patnitop to attract tourists (Twitter/raj85700)
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 10:07 AM IST

Mizoram gears to host 10th International Tourism Mart in Aizawl for first time

The International Tourism Mart in Mizoram's Aizawl will bring together tourism business fraternity and entrepreneurs from the eight Northeastern states in India

Mizoram gears to host 10th International Tourism Mart in Aizawl for the first time (Twitter/airnews_aizawl)
Mizoram gears to host 10th International Tourism Mart in Aizawl for the first time (Twitter/airnews_aizawl)
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 09:51 AM IST

G20 summit throws spotlight on revival of the tropical island Bali's tourism

The reopening of Bali's airport to international flights and now the thousands coming for the G-20 summit and other related events have raised hopes for a stronger turnaround of tourism industry. It has rolled out a digital nomad visa scheme, due to take effect in December.

Tourists walk past a G20 banner in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. The dozens of world leaders and other dignitaries travelling to Bali for the G-20 summit will be drawing a welcome spotlight on the revival of the tropical island's ailing tourism sector after a two-year closure to foreign travelers due to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
Tourists walk past a G20 banner in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. The dozens of world leaders and other dignitaries travelling to Bali for the G-20 summit will be drawing a welcome spotlight on the revival of the tropical island's ailing tourism sector after a two-year closure to foreign travelers due to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
Updated on Nov 14, 2022 08:52 AM IST

China tightens travel restrictions as rise in coronavirus cases reported

China's Guangzhou near Hong Kong, shut down schools, bus and subway service. Flights to Beijing and other major cities have been cancelled. Chongqing closed schools in Beibei district. Residents were barred from leaving apartment compounds in Yubei district all due to spike in Covid-19 cases

Pandemic prevention workers in protective suits walk near an apartment compound that was placed under lockdown as outbreaks of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continue in Beijing. China tightens travel restrictions as rise in coronavirus cases reported (REUTERS/Thomas Peter)
Pandemic prevention workers in protective suits walk near an apartment compound that was placed under lockdown as outbreaks of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continue in Beijing. China tightens travel restrictions as rise in coronavirus cases reported (REUTERS/Thomas Peter)
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 10:43 AM IST

World Diabetes Day 2022: Travel hassle-free with diabetes this holiday season

World Diabetes Day 2022: Eating out every day while on a vacation, consuming unfamiliar ingredients and not watching out your sugar levels can make your diabetes care routine on holiday a challenging experience. Check out these tips that can help you enjoy your travel while managing your diabetes

World Diabetes Day 2022: Travel hassle-free with diabetes this holiday season (Arina Krasnikova)
World Diabetes Day 2022: Travel hassle-free with diabetes this holiday season (Arina Krasnikova)
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 11:25 AM IST

Jamaica faces worker shortages as tourists flock back to white sand beaches

Tourist arrivals are on track in Jamaica to recover to pre-Covid-19 levels this year but hotels, restaurants and transportation companies are finding it hard to rehire staff as the economic recovery sent the jobless rate tumbling to its lowest level since at least the 1970s this year.

Jamaica faces worker shortages as tourists flock back to white sand beaches (Photo by Brighton Pereira on Unsplash)
Jamaica faces worker shortages as tourists flock back to white sand beaches (Photo by Brighton Pereira on Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 09:19 AM IST

Lagoon city Venice delays charging tourists for daily visits

Visitors have poured back into Venice this year, with outsiders often vastly outnumbering the 50,000 residents of the city centre, overwhelming the narrow alleys and putting the daily charge back on the mayor's agenda.

People wade through water on a flooded St. Mark's Square during seasonal high water in Venice, Italy. Lagoon city Venice delays charging tourists for daily visits (REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri)
People wade through water on a flooded St. Mark's Square during seasonal high water in Venice, Italy. Lagoon city Venice delays charging tourists for daily visits (REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri)
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 09:04 AM IST

Men's travel style: Tips for men on the trail to fashion's Holy Grail

However your next holiday looks, do take a break from everything dull because apparently, comfort is trending! Want to ace men’s travel fashion while making comfort a priority? Check out these tips by a style expert on the ultimate styling guide for men while travelling

Men's travel style: Tips for men on the trail to fashion's Holy Grail (Instagram/bts.bighitofficial)
Men's travel style: Tips for men on the trail to fashion's Holy Grail (Instagram/bts.bighitofficial)
Updated on Nov 08, 2022 02:19 PM IST

Turkey's international tourist footfall may reach pre-pandemic level by 2022 end

With the wedding season in full swing in India, Turkey expects the destination wedding and honeymoon segment to be robust. This will help the country further generate USD 44 billion in tourism revenue

Turkey's international tourist footfall may reach pre-pandemic level by 2022 end (Emrullah Talha Azaklı)
Turkey's international tourist footfall may reach pre-pandemic level by 2022 end (Emrullah Talha Azaklı)
Updated on Nov 08, 2022 10:30 AM IST

London to host World Travel Market from Nov 7-9, India to participate

India's Ministry of Tourism will participate in World Travel Market from Nov 7-9 in London to showcase the varied tourism offerings of India to the global tourism industry stakeholders such as tour operators, travel agents and media.

India’s tourism ministry to participate in World Travel Market 2022 in London (MINT_PRINT)
India’s tourism ministry to participate in World Travel Market 2022 in London (MINT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 07, 2022 10:49 AM IST

Vande Bharat Express' first trial run in South India begins

The Chennai-Mysore Vande Bharat Express train is expected to be formally inaugurated for public service on November 11 and will be the first such indigenously-built high-speed rail in the southern part of India and the country's fifth.

Vande Bharat Express' first trial run in South India begins (HT_PRINT)
Vande Bharat Express' first trial run in South India begins (HT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 07, 2022 09:42 AM IST
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