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Y-Axis rolls out customized travel services


September 21st, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Y-Axis, a leading overseas careers and immigration consultant, Friday announced launch of X! Travel Club for overseas travellers.Claiming to be the largest of its kind multi-brand ... Read more...

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Emirates Holidays eyes growing African business from India


June 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Emirates Holidays, the holiday packages arm of Emirates Airlines, Thursday said it has a bullish outlook on its business in Africa from India."We expect the ... Read more...

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Emirates Holidays eyes double-digit growth in India


June 7th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Emirates Holidays, the holiday packages arm of Emirates Airlines, Thursday reported a bullish outlook on its business in India, saying it expected double digit growth ... Read more...

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Air India improves market share with 80 percent seat capacity


April 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Air India Thursday said it has improved its market share, filling nearly 80 percent of all its flights last month because of a frequent flier ... Read more...

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Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

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Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

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This Holi, wanderlust grips the weekend travelers


March 7th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) For many people in Delhi, this Holi will not be a riot of colors but a quiet getaway, far from the maddening crowds of the ... Read more...

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Odisha denies Bonda tribe’s exploitation (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) The authorities in Odisha Wednesday denied that the primitive Bonda tribe in the state was in any way being exploited by tourists but ordered an inquiry ... Read more...

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Odisha denies Bonda tribes’ exploitation


January 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Wednesday denied that primitive Bonda tribes in the state were in any way exploited by tourists.The denial came after a section of media ... Read more...

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Air India woos passengers with ’shagun vouchers’


December 7th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To lure more passengers, national carrier Air India Wednesday launched a promotional scheme called "shagun vouchers" that can be used as a wedding gift from ... Read more...

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Airlines focus on package holiday trips to drive growth


June 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Trying to cash in on the peak summer travel season, an increasing number of Indian and international airlines are transforming themselves into wholesome travel ... Read more...

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MakeMyTrip scouts for acquisitions in Asia Pacific


June 8th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), June 8 (IANS) Sensing opportunities in the growing Indian outbound holiday segment, travel trade major MakeMyTrip.com is looking to acquire companies to expand its presence in the Asia ... Read more...

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Holiday packages to Thailand with even Jain food if you desire


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patong (Thailand), June 3 (IANS) To tap the growing wanderlust among Indians, the Thai hospitality industry has joined hands with Indian firms with packages to suit their pockets and ... Read more...

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MakeMyTrip valuation soars 90 percent on Nasdaq debut (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Aug 13 (IANS) MakeMyTrip, a pioneering Indian online travel portal, has made a dream debut on the US markets with its shares soaring over 90 percent after listing ... Read more...

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Chennai Expo hailed successful in promoting holiday destinations


July 18th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 18 (ANI): The 42nd edition of India International Travel Mart-2010 (IITM-2010), a trade exhibition hosted in Chennai to promote various tourist destinations, have been hailed as successful by its organizers. ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day Poems And Ideas That Love Birds Can Benefit From


February 12th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Valentine's Day is the time millions of teenagers and adults eagerly wait for all through the year. This is the time for letting the loved one ... Read more...

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Hockey World cup website launched


January 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the organisers of Hero Honda FIH World Cup Wednesday launched the official website of the showcase event scheduled from Feb 28-March ... Read more...

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Get set to scale new heights in Jammu and Kashmir


January 6th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) News of the Indian government giving a nod to opening 104 peaks in Jammu and Kashmir bordering Pakistan and China has enthused tour operators organising adventure tourism ... Read more...

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Tourists throng Himachal on New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 31 (IANS) Thousands of tourists are making a beeline for popular hill destinations in Himachal Pradesh to ring in the New Year, bringing cheer to the hospitality industry. Most hotels were ... Read more...

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Malaysian state to pay for second honeymoon of feuding couples


October 12th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 12 (DPA) A Malaysian state has offered to pay for a second honeymoon for any married couple on the brink of a divorce, a news report said Monday. Several holiday ... Read more...

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Air Arabia announces low-fare festive bonanza for Indians


October 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Flying to the Arabian Gulf during Diwali or Christmas? You can do it for as low as Rs.3,037 ($60) per head with Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based low-cost carrier. "We ... Read more...

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Air India to be official carrier of Commonwealth Games 2010


October 6th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6(ANI): Air India on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Commonwealth Organising Committee for being the official carrier of the Commonwealth Games 2010.The 2010 Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline offers special Eid packages


September 18th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Dubai-based Emirates Airline Friday announced holiday packages to destinations in Asia and Europe on the occasion of Eid, a company official said. Asha Subramanian, sales manager of Emirates Airline, ... Read more...

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Reva to unveil two car models at Frankfurt (Business Capsule)


September 8th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) Reva Electric Car Co will unveil two models, one of them designed by India's celebrated auto designer Dilip Chhabria, at the upcoming 63rd Frankfurt International Motor Show. The Reva ... Read more...

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Indians prefer online travel portals to plan holidays: Study


August 28th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Nearly 80 percent of Indians in metros prefer to use online travel portals to plan their holidays, a new study released Friday says. The study done by research ... Read more...

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Tourism in India has grown steadily despite meltdown: Selja


August 18th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Tourism in India has grown steadily in the past few years despite rise in world crude oil prices and the global meltdown, but it is yet to ... Read more...

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Swine flu: Takers for extended weekend getaway dips


August 12th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) An extended weekend is coming up with Janmashtami and Independence Day leading up to a Sunday, but what could have been a perfect three-day getaway to a ... Read more...

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Indians wary of planning vacations on the Internet


July 16th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian travellers are still not confident of planning their holidays online. Call it the fear of the intangible or the chip of technology on their ... Read more...

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Urban Indian tourists opting for special interest relaxed holidays


July 8th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Luxury tourism is redefining itself in urban India with special interest holiday packages to meet the mature market needs in which customers look for "deeper ... Read more...

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Oman Air targets expats, tourists and techies from Bangalore


June 17th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) Oman Air, the latest international airline to connect this IT hub of India with Muscat and the Gulf region, is targeting expatriates, tourists and techies from Karnataka state ... Read more...

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Air India earns Rs.85 mn from travel packages in May


June 3rd, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Air India Holiday sold 1,110 packages in first 20 days of May fetching the airline a revenue of around Rs.85 million, a company release said here Tuesday. In ... Read more...

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