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Golf in Paradise Or a Golfer’s Paradise – Florida is Both

One can play golf like a pro anywhere and anytime in Florida. The Sunshine State has 1,000-plus courses – more than any other state. Add world-renowned restaurants and top-rated hotels and spas that are often adjoining or nearby and, yes, Florida is a golfer’s paradise. South Florida  The birthplace of Florida golf is the Breakers Ocean […]

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Sun aligns with Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan

The Sun fell perpendicularly on the face of the Statue of King Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan on Saturday, 22nd February 2014. The unique astronomical phenomenon, which occurs twice a year, started at about 6:23 am and lasted for 20 minutes. The sun-struck event was seen by 5,000 tourists along with Social Solidarity […]

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परदेसी परिंदों के नजारे

हवा में ठंडक कम हुई है। लेकिन सर्दी अभी गई नहीं है। हजारों किलोमीटर दूर सुदूर उत्तर के यहां से भी ज्यादा ठंडे इलाकों से प्रवासी पक्षी भारत में कई जगहों पर अभी बसेरा बनाए हैं। ऐसा वे हर साल करते हैं। बड़ी लंबी व दुष्कर उड़ान के बाद उनका अपने तय ठिकानों पर हर […]

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“Welcome” Brussels throws its doors open!

Over the weekend of 29 and 30 March, several municipalities, quarters and hotels of the Brussels-Capital Region will be flinging their doors wide open to WELCOME BRUSSELS, a scheme set up by the Brussels-Capital Region, in association with VISITBRUSSELS, Brussels Hotels Association (BHA), Brussels Airlines, Bed & Brussels and Windbag Communication. Especially for the occasion, Brussels […]

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Colour and culture at Dangs Darbar

Dang Darbar to be held on 13th March 14 upto 15th March 14 honours a tradition that began in British times when the rulers and other leaders of villages got together for gathering called “Darbar”. The tradition continues today in the Dangs, a tribal dominated district in South Gujarat in India as many of the former Rajas and Naiks […]

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Now online images of Indian heritage sites to woo tourists

Sitting next to their desktops, people across the world will now be able to explore iconic Indian world heritage sites like the Taj Mahal, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and Red Fort, besides other monuments. Google and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have jointly launched 360-degree panoramic imagery of 30 out of 100 “nationally-important monuments”. Apart from […]

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Photo of the day- Peace at Golconda

Two days back Golconda fort at Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh was awarded as the best monument with the facilities for the physically challenged in the National Tourism Awards. As the peace outside is shattered due to issue of separate statehood for Telangana, this light is unassumingly soothing and relaxing-

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Two Udaipur hotels get top tourism awards

States of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have jointly been declared as the best in Comprehensive Development of Tourism at National Tourism awards in India. Awards, considered to be showcase of the Indian tourism industry were given on Tuesday.  Two hotels from the city of lakes Udaipur were also among the winners in their categories. Although […]

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A day searching birds- rare and beautiful

Bird lovers across India including Delhi spent the entire day on Sunday, 16th February trailing birds in different bird-rich locations. As part of the Big Bird Day 2014, 384 birder teams-comprising about 3,000 to 5,000 people-documented the diversity of bird species. In the capital, 27 teams participated. They covered Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, […]

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India ranks top in per-capita tourists spendings

India is not on top in numbers of foreign tourist arrivals but the average amount of money spent by international travelers in the country, on a per-capita basis, is more than anywhere else. Also, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) data, though the country is ranked 41st in terms of inbound tourist […]

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