Friday, July 30, 2010
Japan Airlines has announced plans to move its flight operations from Terminal 2 at Indira Gandi International Airport in New Delhi to the airport's brand new Terminal 3.
The brand new terminal is certainly set to be impressive to those taking cheap flights to India. The new building boasts a surface area of some 120 acres and is designed to be a symbol of the rapid expansion of the Indian economy.
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Saturday, July 17, 2010
Sue Ockwell, a spokesperson from the Association of Independent Tour Operators, said that nowadays people "want to make their visits count a little bit more".
For special breaks, travellers could look into taking cheap flights to India, a culturally rich country which boasts everything from temples and religious sites to bustling cities and modern high-rise living.
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Friday, July 16, 2010
Writing for a holiday blog on My News, Mariya Paul said that the country is "a land of diversity" and can appeal to all sorts of tourists, which might interest those seeking out cheap flights to India.
The nation is "very rich in culture and tradition" and is also an ideal place for those seeking spiritual breaks or pilgrimages, it is pointed out.
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Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Commenting after pop star and X Factor judge Cheryl Cole fell seriously ill after contracting the disease on a recent trip to Tanzania, professor David Hill, director of the National Travel Health Network and Centre, said: "Most often if you avoid those mosquito bites and take all the pills you are not going to get it."
He went on to say that out of the 1,500 people diagnosed with malaria each year in the UK, most cases are of individuals who have either taken the wrong type of drug or not taken any medication at all.
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Monday, July 12, 2010
Viva Holidays Tours and Travels, which is based in New Delhi, has now added tours of the country on bikes to its range of breaks in a bid to entice more young travellers to head to the fascinating nation.
Managing director of the company Mukesh Jagga said that there is "huge scope" for holidays of this kind but as yet, "none of the travel agents have explored the potential of the segment fully".
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An article in the Daily Mail noted that the news that pop star Cheryl Cole is suffering from malaria shows the importance of "being prepared" for trips to exotic locations.
Such advice may be applicable to those taking cheap flights to India and speaking to the source, Frances Tuke from ABTA - The Travel Association said that travellers should visit a healthcare professional six to eight weeks before jetting off.
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Friday, July 9, 2010
Avis India has announced a range of new driving holiday packages for both self drive and chauffeur drives, giving travellers taking a cheap flight to Delhi the chance to see this fascinating country in luxurious style. The driving packages have been put together to mark the country's hosting of the Commonwealth Games, which are due to begin on October 3rd this year.
Avis India is also offering as much as a fifth off the cost of car rental bookings made by those travelling to the nation for the event, as well as special packages including trips to famous temples and forts.
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Thursday, July 8, 2010
According to findings from swiftcover.com, there has been a sharp rise in the number of people taking out holiday policies for adventurous destinations.
Now, nearly one in four travel insurance policies sold by the firm are to cover long-haul jaunts, compared to just one in five a few years back.
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Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Hailing the start of a "new India", prime minister Manmohan Singh said the new airport terminal shows that India is "committed to joining the ranks of modern industrialised nations".
Terminal 3 will begin to accept international passengers on July 14th and the first flight to arrive there is due to be an Air India journey from New York. Commenting on the opening of the terminal, the Guardian said that prior to its opening, the structure hosted seven days of religious ceremonies in which 300 priests were involved.
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Tuesday, July 6, 2010
The state-of-the-art T3 has mind boggling features and passengers are waiting eagerly to step into this swanky Terminal. The nine storey glass and steel terminal has a sprawling area of over 5.4 million sq ft. The 78 aerobridges, 63 elevators, 35 escalators and 92 automatic walkways will make mobility within the vast terminal unimaginably smooth.
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The country's national carrier - Air India has been in operation since 1932 - currently travels to a total of 51 international destinations, as well as 63 domestic locations.
It was presented with the gong at an awards ceremony held on June 29th in Mumbai, beating competition from China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and the Phillipines, among others.
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Monday, July 5, 2010
And if they plan to take flights to Kolkata during their holiday then they could stay in the newest hotel to open in the city - a Swissotel. It is the first establishment to be constructed in India by the international hotel chain.
Guests booking into the hotel before September 15th will receive a special introductory room rate to mark the opening of the company's new Indian resort.
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Thursday, July 1, 2010
Saurav Jha and Devapriya Roy have both left their jobs and are travelling around their home country, following recommendations by people on social networking site Facebook, Asian Lite reported. The couple told news provider IANS that they wanted to "see India as it is".
"We decided to move the way the locals do in an area - talk with them, hear their stories and become part of them," Jha explained.
Named the Heat and Dust project, the pair will write a book about their experiences once their trip ends, which is scheduled for publication in June next year. So far, they have visited destinations such as Mumbai, Bhopal, Kerala and Pune. Their journey is set to finish at the end of July.
People who have booked flights to India may be interested in one region's latest tourism campaign. The mountain area of Himachal Pradesh has come up with a scheme to promote "traditional cultures of hill villages" in an attempt to develop them as important tourism destinations.
She explained that her organisation is encouraging travellers who have booked flights to Thailand and other holiday destinations to take some simple steps to be green during their break.
Among her recommendations are taking short showers instead of baths to conserve water and buying local souvenirs and produce to "make sure our holidays benefit the people who live there".
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