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Thursday, May 03
, 2007


 Tourism Articles


 From April 27, 2007 - May 03, 2007

Mark Tully: My Unending Journey Through India

Travel about the subcontinent and you will find a land of opposites constantly seeking a middle way.

Promise Of A Floral Bash

In a couple of decades or more from now, the City will have a foliage cover of trees, which will not require a lot of space to grow, unlike the existing raintrees and ficus trees, planted on the sides of the roads.

An Ever-Soothing Paradise Isle

G Brindha visits Malpe in South Canara which is ideal if you are in the mood for sun, sand and seafood.

Scotland: Mystery Is In The Air

Walk down cobbled paths that lead to castles, explore hills, and shop for a Nessie of your own... all in Scotland, writes Rashmi Vasudeva.

Adrift In Coconut Island

My wife Gauri (Pradhan) and I had been desperately looking for an escape from our hectic schedules and took a friend’s suggestion to visit Koh Samui.

Go Wild In Dooars’ Jungles

Jungles have always had an air of mystery and adventure for travellers. Most Indian jungles have been well-explored.


Chennai’s East Coast Road (ECR) has a long list of resorts, ranging from little-known bungalows by the sea to upmarket unwind centres like Taj Holidays’ Fisherman’s Cove.

Waking Up With The Birds

The only barrier between me and the tuskless rogue is the languid river.

Night At The Museum

I slept with a giant squid. And not just any squid, but one with hard eyes and a mean streak.

Abacus Launches Abacus Smartprice In Indian Market

Abacus International has announced the launch of its new product for the Indian market called Abacus SmartPrice, which is regarded to be a new airfare pricing system that claims to boost agents competency.

Treasure Tours & Travels To Tap Medical Tourism Segment

In a bid to tap the immense potential of medical tourism in India, which is pegged to hit a whopping Rs 10,000 crore by 2012 according to a recent CII study, Treasure Tours & Travels is firming up plans to offer integrated medical tourism services.

Enit Declares India As ‘Focus Country’ For 2007

India has been declared as the `focus country’ by ENIT (the Italian State Tourist Board in India) for the year and has planned a series of initiatives to promote and market the destination in India.

Get High On Belgian Beer

A woman shoots out of a bar, wearing a bikini, fur boots and a gorilla mask. "Bloody Camden," our Welsh-Sindhi, all-arty-cousin London guide hisses as he walks us through that wild, very intimidating bit of London.

Green Turning Grey

With each passing day, Bangalore is becoming more and more grey. What once used to be the pensioner’s paradise is metamorphosing into a corporate jungle. Arun Prasad looks into what went wrong.

Sir Mark Tully

The World Economic Forum recently assessed the competitiveness of the travel and tourism industries in different countries.

In Search Of The Nilgiri Langur

Where you can enjoy a date with Nature, says SUDHISH KAMATH .

A Palace For A Price

The Chittoor Palace has been restored and converted into a fine home stay for leisure seekers.

Dance Of The Peacocks

A trek in the Anaikatty forest is a great way to get up close and personal with Nature.

Glorious Past, A Grander Future

The renovation of the Hill Palace complex will now be possible with funds allotted by the State government, says K. PRADEEP

A Weekend Break

A new beach resort in Mahabalipuram offers attractive packages this summer.

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

The first place that comes to mind when you mention bird sanctuary is Vedanthangal.

Deal Of The Week

InterContinental The Grand Goa Resort, InterContinental The Grand Palace Srinagar, The Grand Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur and The Grand Temple View Khajuraho.

Palace Treasures

The magnificent Hill Palace is a veritable treasure trove of curiosities. There are about seventeen major categories of antique exhibits in the galleries.

Colours Of Life

Dheeraj Paul's photographs go beyond the predictable.

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