Merlin Entertainments has opened its 23rd edition of the famous attraction, Madame Tussauds, in Delhi. Located in Connaught Place at the historic Regal building, Madame Tussauds has 50 wax figure spanning across history, sports, music, film, and politics.
Madame Tussauds has attractions in London, Hollywood, Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Wuhan, Blackpool UK, Sydney, Nashville.
Goa a ‘hot shot’ tourism destination: Filmmakers and tourists have always loved Goa– Scenic locations in Ek Duje Ke Liye, forts in Dil Chahta Hai, Dudhsagar falls formed the backdrop in the blockbuster Chennai Express, second of the Bourne series ‘The Bourne Supremacy’ has scenes shot in Goa. Aashiqui 2 highlighted Panjim Church, Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani highlighted some lesser known locations, Singham Returns was shot in Aldona, while Finding Fanny captured the beauty of the hinterlands. The list is long. And seeing the love movies fans have with Goa, the government is proposing to have various infrastructure facilities in place such as a film city which will facilitation film production and various segments of film making, training etc.
The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC) now offers a rebranded luxury lodge experience – Jaagir Lodge Dudhwa, nestled deep in the rainforests of the Terai, Uttar Pradesh, India. Located in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, the colonial structure built in the 1940s is a gateway to India’s four distinct forests reserves–Dudhwa, Katarniaghat, Kishanpur and Pilibhit.
Sterling Holiday Resorts unveiled its new brand. With a tag line of Holiday Differently, it is now creating curated experiences related to local cuisine, art, culture, history, nature, adventure. From night safaris and nature walks to authentic culinary experiences and culture trails, Sterling targets mainly the domestic tourist. But there international market also finds its way here with major tourists coming from Europe. Its new mascot, “Raja Rex”, will help guests discover new activities and experiences. There is also the door to door holiday insurance on the anvil, from the first quarter of 2018.
The Oberoi, New Delhi is likely to open in January, 2018. The Oberoi Marrakech was expected to open in the last quarter of 2017.
RailYatri, the travel app, now offers a library on cloud. It has partnered with Juggernaut Books to bring great reading experience to travellers. The travel marketplace which has a strong user base across the country, will now have over 200 books in English and Hindi which the users can read anytime, anywhere.
Foreign exchange available at Quick Forex, an e-commerce initiative in retail foreign exchange and international money transfer, offering customers with complete services of forex products consisting of personal travel, business travel, private jets or charters, education, emigration, employment, medical, etc.
Radisson Blu MBD Noida relaunched its award winning All Day Brasserie S18 to SXVIII All Day Brasserie, TCB (The Chocolate Box) in the lobby area and the MBD Privé Collection ultimate uber luxury rooms and suites with neo classical charm.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group entered Mumbai, Maharashtra with the signing of a 112-key Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC hotel. The hotel is being developed in partnership with GHV Hospitality India Private Limited, and will be managed by Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
Ocean Park Hong Kong will host Christmas Sensation from December 11, 2017-January 1, 2018. Tourists can experience the first virtual reality Mine Train by Samsung Gear VR. There will also be the PinkoiFestive marketplace, 40-foot Christmas tree, Santa’s cottage and garden of romance.
The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) launched its official destination website (http://www.tourism.gov.bt/) on World Tourism Day. The new website offers: 1) Wish listing: the visitors can sort out and save our events and activities as their wish list for easier reference for their future visitation to Bhutan. 2) Subscribing features: visitors can subscribe to our emails and newsletter. This will help our visitors to keep themselves updated about the information on tourism industry of Bhutan. There are tour packages too.
Chiva-Som International Health Resort unveiled the first images of the mock-up renovated Thai Pavilion room and the brand new Thai Pavilion Suite which will open in November 2018. Along with the accommodation, renovations to the Fitness area, the Emerald Room and the Orchid Lounge will also be unveiled in November 2018. This revamp follows the launch of the new Ocean Rooms and Suites in January 2017 and is part of the resort wide renovation plan which, after short periods of closure from May 1-October 31, 2018 and the same period in 2019, will see the resort relaunched.
For the fifth year in a row The Golden Peacock at The Venetian® Macao has been recognised by the Michelin Guide Hong Kong and Macau 2018 as “a very good restaurant in its category” and again awarded a Michelin one-star rating. The Indian restaurant is led by Kerala native and awarded Chef Justin Paul, who has headed a team of 13 chefs since the restaurant’s 2013 opening.