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Thursday, March
22, 2007


 Tourism Articles


 From March 16, 2007 - March 22, 2007

Sunsets And Spirituality

Revelling in mystique and beauty, this ancient 16-mile gorge is where the Ancient Ones meditated, in tune with Nature.

Offers From Singapore Airlines

In an effort to maximise its services in Bangalore, Singapore Airlines has announced the commencement of daily flights from Bangalore to Singapore, an increase from the current six flights a week.

Kiwi Holiday

Be your own navigator and discover the scenic beauty of New Zealand.

Cruise To Europe

Travel Corporation India (TCI) is offering customers a wide range of cruise holidays to Europe aboard the luxurious Costa Cruises.

Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary

Nestled in the Khurdha uplands of the northeastern ghats' biotic region, the Chandaka forest is a relic of wild land that once extended all over Bhubaneswar.

The Many Faces Of Madurai

"Why do you want to go to Madurai?" I was asked, "It is a mad place."

Travel Deal

Sri Lankan Holidays, the leisure arm of Sri Lankan Airlines, has come up with several vacation options during March and April.

For A Getaway

Resorts are fast becoming popular with Mangaloreans who need a break from city life.

Travails Of A Hungry Traveller

Everything seems great... you managed to catch the connecting flight (and so did the blessed baggage), the room has a splendid view, the weather is perfect, the children are not (yet) driving you up the wall...

Waiting For A Facelift

This time, I chose yet another forgotten place called Uppoor, a quiet little village by the seashore in Ramanathapuram district.

Fort, Flora And Fauna

Think forts and what comes to mind are imposing boundary walls, ramparts, moats, cannons and hidden passages.

Travel On An Empty Stomach?

Veggies going abroad do not have much of a choice when it comes to food, says APARNA KARTHIKEYAN.

Did Pied Piper Really Exist?

Driving along the winding Route 1, through dense forests with scarcely any traffic, and heading south towards Bonn to see friends, I pull over when I see a signpost to Hamelin.

Love In Penang

I am not sure if Mrs Hindi Ali enjoys the same freedom when she is at her home in the Middle East, but when she is with Mr Hindi Ali in Penang, walking down the wet sands of the long beach and leaving behind a trail of footprints, all else is forgotten.

Travel Industry Welcomes Rail Budget 2007-08

The recently announced Union Rail Budget not only brought cheer to the masses as a passenger friendly budget but also to the travel industry for its vision.

Mot Extends Validity Of Mvisa To 3 Years

The ministry of Tourism (MOT), government of India has further enhanced the Mvisa and MXvisa, which it had introduced in January this year.

Government May Allow Private Airports

In a bid to enhance regional connectivity in the country, the government is looking at setting up merchant Greenfield airports - private airports built on privately-owned lands within permissible civil aviation parameters.

Irctc Plans Packages For South India

The passenger services and marketing arm of the Indian Railways, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is planning to introduce seven different packages for South India.

Summer Symphony

Built by Raja Surajmal to ward off the summer heat, the Deeg palace complex is an engineering marvel.

Goa It Alone: Away From The Crowds In India's Party State

Escaping Goa's busy tourist resorts is easy - if you know how. Sophie Lam heads off the beaten track in search of solitude, and finds restored heritage homes and wild, deserted beaches.  

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