Thursday, April 29, 2010
This is according to Ian Belcher, who wrote for the Guardian that travelling to Ladakh in the north of India offers this kind of experience.
He explained that a new set of home stay options has allowed three houses in the village of Stok to be renovated to provide luxury accommodation to travellers in a sustainable manner.
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Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Writing for suite101.com, Carly Spencer pointed out that, although Kerala is a popular tourist destination, it has managed to retain its "unique Indian charm".
She highlighted the resort of Kovalam, which features "a series of sandy bays and authentic fishing villages" that draw travellers in.
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Representatives from the tourism industry in Shimla have stated that there has been an increase in the number of travellers arriving in the region following a recent spell of snowfall, Asian Lite reported.
Yogesh Behl, general manager of the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation, told IANS that the surge in arrivals is due to falling temperatures in the area, which had been experiencing unusually hot weather.
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Sunday, April 25, 2010
Writers at suite101.com have made some suggestions for the five most unusual breaks for newlyweds in the Asian country. The region of Kerala features twice, with one recommendation being to take a houseboat trip through its backwaters where "romance abounds" as couples can enjoy candlelit dinners and sleep under the stars.
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Saturday, April 24, 2010
Asian Lite reported that several luxury train services in the country have now been fitted with live TV equipment for passengers to use. The news provider noted that this is the first time that satellite technology has been used on trains in India to provide this kind of live entertainment.
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Friday, April 23, 2010
Jet Airways has announced that it will run additional flights to Mumbai from London Heathrow, as well as return trips to the British capital, to help passengers that were stranded as a result of the natural disaster. The carrier has also started running its usual flights to Delhi and Mumbai from London.
Additionally, services to the United States and Canada from India will resume as normal, with the airline once again able to stop at its hub in Brussels en route.
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Now, travellers will find it even easier to reach one of the region's best-known towns with an increase in the number of trains on the route between Shimla and Kalka. Asian Lite revealed that a special holiday train service has started running between Kalka and Shimla in time for the peak tourist season.
The news agency noted that the train will have space for 200 passengers.
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Thursday, April 22, 2010
Asian Lite reported that the city's Gaiety Theatre has now been opened to the public on a daily basis, allowing visitors to take in its architecture and design. Constructed more than 120 years ago, the Gaiety Theatre has often been the venue for plays which attract plenty of attention.
However, this is the first time that the building has been opened to the public during the day when no shows are taking place.
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However, following six days with almost no flights entering or leaving the UK, the first planes have begun to touch down in many of Britain's airports. More than 95,000 flights were cancelled following the decision to close many European airports on April 14th.
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Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Writing for the Daily Telegraph, Emma Simon pointed out that many travel insurance policies at the lower end of the market offer extremely limited cover. She explained that many of the standard policies on offer are designed to provide for emergency medical care and little else.
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Choosing the right tour guide is never an easy task in a foreign country, but the World Guide Award from Wanderlust magazine helps to highlight some of the best in the business. One of the nominees for this year's award is Bali Singh, who works in India.
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Wanderlust writer and photographer Mark Stratton described his experience with travel delays due to the eruption in Iceland as an "extended vacation" in an email to the publication's deputy editor. He added that he has decided to maximise his time in India by exploring the Punjab for a few days, rather than remain in the airport in Delhi.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Commenting that Goa is "a hugely popular winter sun destination", Louise Newton, PR and marketing manager of Somak Holidays, went on to explain the Indian resort's attractions. She noted that the beachside location "offers incredible value" when compared with other destinations around the world, such as the Caribbean or Indian Ocean islands.
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One travel journalist commented that there is something to suit everyone who arrives in Delhi, regardless of budget or taste. Writing for Wales Online, Alison Young recommended trying tandoori chicken and tandoori roti, which she described as "one dish not to miss".
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Sunday, April 18, 2010
Louise Newton, PR and marketing manager at Somak Holidays, commented that "one visit simply isn't enough". People who are booking flights to India for their first trip will often head to the Golden Triangle region, which includes Delhi, Jaipur and Agra.
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Saturday, April 17, 2010
Travel + Leisure compiled a list of the 30 best secret islands in the world, which included the Lakshadweep Islands in India. According to the publication, visitors will find white sand beaches surrounded by blue lagoons where they can relax.
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Friday, April 16, 2010
Flights to and from the UK severely disrupted
No flights were allowed to or from the UK until Thursday 6:00 p.m. As per latest reports, all flights in and out of the UK have been grounded until 1pm Friday. Authorities have been quoted as saying that the disruption to the flights may last for another day. This spells trouble for thousands of passengers scheduled to travel on and around these dates. All across the UK, passengers were in for a rude surprise on Thursday morning when airport authorities told them that flights have been cancelled indefinitely. As of now, only extreme emergency flights like those of the Royal Air Force are being permitted to ply.
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According to Grahame Cooke, founder and president of the organisation, India is in a good position. "The quality and quantity of nominees within the Indian categories has surpassed all previous years," he said.
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Thursday, April 15, 2010
However, she stressed that the industry is still a niche sector and that more needs to be done to ensure its continued development in a sustainable manner. Commenting on why tourists are opting for eco-breaks, Ms Greenman said: "People are looking for holidays which are both different and memorable and put them in touch with local people and places."
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Wednesday, April 14, 2010
This is because the carrier has recently added daily flights to Bengaluru from its hub in Doha as part of its continuing network expansion. Qatar Airways now operates 74 flights to India each week, to a total of 11 different destinations.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Dan Linstead, editor at Wanderlust, explained that there are a number of benefits to going it alone when it comes to travelling, including making new friends, becoming more confident and trying different experiences. He also commented that "the sense of freedom is addictive".
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This is because tourism officials in the state of Kashmir have reportedly announced that more than 100 high-altitude peaks in the region will be opened up to travellers this summer.
Many of the mountains which are due to be made more accessible will range from 3,000 to 7,800 metres in height and will mostly be located in the Ladakh Mountains in Eastern Karakoram, it has been reported.
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Writing for the Times, Michael Booth described the drive up the Western Ghats to reach the city as "the most beautiful and fascinating of all, traversing an astonishing agricultural diversity".
He noted that the Meenakshi Temple, which takes its name from the goddess said to watch over the temple, boasts "a riot of colourful deities".
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Sunday, April 11, 2010
Adriaane Pielou has picked out her ten favourite therapists around the world and Meena is one of the best when it comes to massages. The Daily Telegraph journalist highlighted a testimonial from Espa founder Susan Harmsworth, who commented that the Indian masseuse "touches the lives of everyone she meets".
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Saturday, April 10, 2010
In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Omid Djalili stated that India is the next country he wants to visit for a break. "It looks like a wonderful place," he said, "I'm going to try and plan a trip there for next year."
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Friday, April 9, 2010
On April 6th, the carrier operated the first optimised transatlantic flight, which was specifically designed to cut noise and emissions levels. The airline introduced procedures to make the plane more energy efficient during the nine-and-a-half-hour flight to Miami from Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport.
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Thursday, April 8, 2010
In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, the daughter of Mick Jagger noted that there is more to this shopping area than just the items on sale. "Set under banyan trees, this market has the feeling of a mini-festival and goes on into the night," she stated.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Writing for the Daily Telegraph, Charlotte Cory explained that travelling by rail through the northern part of the country is "like an overland cruise". She noted that the route from Bombay to Delhi provides the perfect opportunity for anyone on their first trip to India to discover the country.
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Saturday, April 3, 2010
Caroline Eden, writing in the Times, stated that India has invested in the infrastructure in Delhi and surrounding areas, with one notable example being the Metro system. "The Metro from the airport to Connaught Place will simplify the current confusing system of pre-paid dockets and the introduction of Delhi's first fleet of radio taxis driven by women is expected to make Delhi travel safer," she said.
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Friday, April 2, 2010
The cynosure of all eyes in the Persian Gulf, the Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa charms its visitors with its impressive architecture, unmatched cuisine and legendary hospitality. Visitors to this exotic beach resort can choose to stay either in the luxurious Jebel Ali Hotel or the opulent Palm Tree Court and Spa.
The exquisitely designed Jebel Ali Hotel offers a total of 260 well–furnished rooms and suites tastefully decorated in light, pleasing colours. All rooms offer picturesque views of the sea & golf course and are equipped with tea-coffee machines, safe deposit boxes, mini bars and sophisticated bathrooms that spell the ultimate in luxury. The resort is famous for the incredible dining options it offers to its patrons. Not only are guests offered the best of cuisines from all across the world but they also get to sample the finest organic wines and champagnes complimented with some splendid music and entertainment. A stone throw distance from the beach is the luxurious Palm Tree Court & Spa that offers excellent accommodation, dining and entertainment options along with superb conferencing facilities. Offering a total of 134 rooms& suites, the Palm Tree Court & Spa is set amidst tropical gardens that are dotted with fish-filled streams, waterfalls, stooped wooden bridges and viewing decks. Suites in this resort are equipped with a special dine out balcony area that offers stunning, unrestricted views of the sea.
Perhaps the best way to experience the incredible adventures hidden within this exciting resort is to participate in water sports activities like diving, kayaking, catamaran sailing wind surfing, water polo & water skiing. If the outdoors excite you then Air Hockey, Badminton, Golf, Horse Riding, Squash, Table tennis and Volleyball facilities at the resort would give you the adrenalin rush you carve for. The good news doesn't end there, you also get complimentary shuttle services to AquaVenture, Bateaux Dubai and the surrounding malls; helping you to make the most of your holiday in Dubai. Kids can enjoy to the maximum in this resort as it offers two dedicated swimming pools, pony rides, camel rides, play stations as well as some interesting activity programmes to keep your young ones engaged and involved all day.
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If you are one of those who want your next holiday to be really special then Jebel Ali is the place to be. The hotel undoubtedly stands as the epitome of exemplary service and hospitality in the Middle-East. How about checking it out for yourself?