Tourism Bytes

Taiwan Tourism partnered with VETA (Versatile Excellence Travel Awards) Bollywood, comedy and tourism awards—it was a glitzy evening in the capital. “We have collaborated with VETA for the second time. The first was in Dubai. I hope we can create an interest in Taiwan, resulting in 20% growth in tourism from India. Fresh air and beautiful mountain resorts await the Indian visitor. We have 260 … Continue reading Tourism Bytes

Gourmet Getaway, Sundowner, Nand Mahal Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Putting Jaipur On The Foodie Map

Forts, palaces, jewellery, the pink city is among India’s most popular destinations. And adding some zing with food is Dushyant Singh, a young restaurateur and founder of Gourmet Getaway festival Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Rustic is a cosy, smart, casual eating place, offering many Indian delights and some innovative platters. The large coffee menu is impressive. With Jaipur being a hub for foreign and … Continue reading Putting Jaipur On The Foodie Map

Spotted deers, Safari from Bijrani gate, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

How to Choose Your Next Holiday Resort

The idea of a looming vacation makes most people feel happy and excited. But when it comes to putting your idea into fruition, it can become a stressful time. When choosing where to spend your hard-earned money, there are some things to consider.  Take a look at these five criteria for choosing your next holiday resort destination: The Budget Before you even begin looking at … Continue reading How to Choose Your Next Holiday Resort

Meeting The Tribals In Corbett National Park

Probably one of India’s most famous national parks, Jim Corbett National Park, is home to many species of flora and fauna. All of us might not spot the magnificent big cat, but the forest offers many more exciting experiences. Picture courtesy: Google This was one of my most thrilling journeys. I had been invited to review the huge Ford Endeavour. And it was going to … Continue reading Meeting The Tribals In Corbett National Park

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5 Inspiring Travel Trends 2019

The travel industry rarely stands still. New trends, new types of travellers and new destinations mean the demands on travel companies and tourism boards are constantly changing. Millennials and Generation Z have pushed the boundaries of what we expect from travel. The majority of the $8.27 trillion spent on the travel and tourism industry last year was spent online; 48% of smartphone users in the … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Travel Trends 2019

Agra: The Lesser Known Tomb of I’timad-Ud-Daulah

Few know it as the predecessor of the world heritage site Taj Mahal. But in the resting place of Mirza Ghiyas Beg and his wife Asmat Begum lies the story of changing fortunes and undying fame. The tomb of I’timad-Ud-Daulah, the treasurer 0f the Mughals in India For most tourists across the globe, Agra begins and ends with the famous Taj Mahal, among the wonders of … Continue reading Agra: The Lesser Known Tomb of I’timad-Ud-Daulah