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A unique effort at Mangalajodi gets nominated for UNWTO award

Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust of Manglajodi in Khurda district in Odisha has been nominated for United Nations World Tourism Award to be given early next year. It is only nominee from India in this year’s UNWTO awards. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announces the winners of the UNWTO Ulysses Prize and the UNWTO Ethics Award, as […]

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Millions of Amur Falcons return to Doyang

Two tagged falcons complete two rounds from Mongolia to South Africa As two of the three Amur falcons tagged with satellite tracking chips last year returned to the north-eastern Indian state of Nagaland, central government has now decided to develop Doyang Lake as an ecotourism spot for bird-watchers across the world to have a wonderful […]

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Land of dreams on a digital mission

USA has always branded itself as a ‘land of dreams’ for travellers around the world. So much so that it even launched a music video ‘Land of Dreams’ by Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal to market itself in potential markets. Interestingly four years after the launch this song still continues to be best showcase for […]

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10 new destinations to cool-off

Sick of all those routine destinations in hills—seemingly same mall roads with hordes of tourists going up and down, same type of shops selling almost homogenous souvenirs, same crowd and what not. Get the change, go to a place which might not be in list of top-notchers in tourist arrivals, but are a notch above […]

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Seaplanes to take-off in Goa after monsoon

Landing trials conducted in Panaji The Goa government has gone ahead with its tourism proposal amid protests by fishermen community and conducted trial of sea plane landing on Mandovi river in the heart of the state. The traditional fishermen have threatened to end their lives if Goa government allows the sea planes to operate in […]

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Goa launches hot air balloon & amphibious vehicle

The Goa Government has launched hot air balloon and amphibious vehicle services in the picturesque state of beaches.Tourists can now travel in the hot air balloon that will fly over picturesque landscape offering an aerial view of the popular tourist destinations.The new facilities were launched here in the presence of Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, Defence […]

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Feb
2015

Top 10 travel ideas for February

Its Spring time, although chill is still in the air. Time of romance and enjoyment. Carnival time at places around the world. Time for some of the best festivals for different tastes- whether it is dance, theatre, crafts, books or just fun. Presenting top 10 ideas to travel in India in February, might not be […]

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Many tourists dead in road accident near Genting

At least 33 people were believed killed and 16 injured when a bus carrying tourists plunged into a deep ravine near the popular Genting Highlands resort in Malaysia on Wednesday, 21st August 2013. The nationalities of the victims could not immediately be ascertained though media reports said most of the passengers were Malaysians and some […]

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Feast of Festivals at Wales Coast Path

Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is situated to the west of England and for a small country, has a varied and dramatic landscape. It covers just over 20,720 km² – that’s about half the size of Kerala. Wales is both beautiful and accessible being only a couple of […]

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Jun
2013

It’s more fun in the Philippines

Crescent-shaped beaches dusted with talcum powder-like sand; uninhabited tropical islands, lush impenetrable jungles bristling with unique wildlife, the thrusting soaring capital of Manila, historic cities, a diverse local cuisine and culture …the Philippines has all this and more. Go there and discover some of the 7,107 islands of this vibrant archipelago where English is widely […]

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