Gujarat gives Navratri a Grand Welcome

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Ahmedabad witnessed a grand inaugural celebration of the 10 day long carnival of Navratri at the GMDC Ground on Saturday, 1st October 2016. The event was graced by the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri. Vijay Rupani, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri. Nitin Patel, Shri. Parimal Nathwani, MP, Jharkhand, Shri. Ganpatsinh Vasava, Minister of...

An innovative idea of 360-degree live-action virtual reality videos to promote tourism in the state by Gujarat Tourism

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India is so big, and having so much to offer. Hence it is really difficult to choose the places among the so many destinations. Have anyone ever thought of get the actual feel of the place without visiting it? Yes, now it is very much possible  with 360-degree live-action virtual reality videos in Gujrat, an initiative by Gujrat tourism to...

MUMBAI DARSHAN BY HELICOPTER

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MUMBAI DARSHAN BY HELICOPTER This summer experience Mumbai from Arial viewDarshan    Price starting from: ₹ 2,955/- Book Ticket Duration:10 Minutes Description: Enjoy a helicopter joy ride over Mumbai. Helicopter joy ride 700 feet above the city or the coast is an unforgettable way to experience the breathtaking beauty of Mumbai and its surrounding areas. The flights beings with a per-flight briefing before you take to the...

Good News, if you are planning to visit Kaziranga National Park

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As per The Shillong Times report, the Government of Assam has decided to throw open Kaziranga National Park (KNP), the famed abode of one-horned rhinoceros, for the visitors from October 1 this year instead of November 1. One of the state’s cabinet ministers Atul Bora informed that the national park which attracts maximum number of tourists — both domestic...

HolidayIQ announces the winners Better Holiday Awards- 2017

HolidayIQ announces the winners Better Holiday Awards- 2017
 Millions of travellers choose their favourites on India’s largest travel community portal HolidayIQ, India’s largest online travel community and information portal announced the best in Indian travel and tourism at The Better Holiday Awards, 2017 last evening. These annual tourism awards have been established to celebrate the sheer beauty in diversity that India offers and equally importantly acknowledges the role...

How useful Delhi metro route app

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NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS TO ADTOI MEMBERS

In a colourful ceremony at Vigyan Bhawan on World Tourism Day, 27th September 2018, Mr. K.J. Alphons,  Hon’ble Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) gave away National Tourism Awards 2016-17 to awardees in various segments in Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Industry.  The National Tourism Awards are prestigious awards given in recognition of achievements in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. It...

NEXA JOURNEYS ON ASIAN HIGHWAY 1 DRIVEN BY S-CROSS

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To provide a stunning cinematic experience for its viewers, this show will capture the journey of five different travelers and celebrities on the most adventurous unexplored terrain. Speaking on the initiative Mr. R.S. Kalsi (Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki) said, “NEXA marks the first initiative by an automobile company to go beyond selling cars and create a new format of lifestyle experience for the customers. NEXA Journeys is not just about being able to explore new places; it’s about indulging your senses and experiencing new things, trying something unthought-of. Tasting the feeling that money can’t buy. NEXA Journeys on Asian Highway 1’, is one-of-a-kind travel show that aims to provide a new exclusive format for experience seekers.” Commenting the launch, Deepak Lamba, CEO- Worldwide Media said, “The series marks WWM’s foray into television production, our aim is to provide holistic branding and marketing solutions to brands we work with, in NEXA we found the ideal partners, to co-create a unique property through cutting-edge content. Nexa Journeys on Asian Highway 1’ is truly experiential in its form, and tick marks all the relevant boxes to reinforce the new age phenomenon of content marketing. Our portfolio brands Top Gear Magazine India and Lonely Planet Magazine India are on board as marketing partners and they already have a strong credibility in the auto and travel space which will reflect in the show’’. Identifying the travelers for this epic road trip began with choosing five passions viz. acting, cooking, photography, singing and an auto enthusiast. Basis this, five celebrities were chosen, who associated strongly with these passions in their life. Entries were then invited from across India to select five interesting personalities who will accompany the five celebrities through this journey. Actress Pallavi Sharda, Chef Saransh Goila, Fashion photographer Taras Taraporvala, Editor of TopGear Magazine Girish Karkera, Singer Natalie Di Luccio, Professional race car driver Hussein Kachwala, Cinematographer Sai Sanil, Media consultant Naved Farooqui, Musician Kunal Kundu and PR consultant and content writer Madhurima Roy will be seen on board taking this life-changing experiential journey. Apart from this, the show will also encapsulate and showcase the different passion of each of the participants such as acting, cooking, photography, singing and writing.   This seven episode series will cover the journey of a lifetime for these 10 people which begins from Delhi, as they travel through UP to Varanasi, exploring the treasure trove of culture the oldest city in the world has to offer. Crossing Jorhat in Assam they visit the serene tea gardens as they continued to Majuli the biggest river island in the world situated in the Brahmaputra. Here they experience the unique culture of the locals, travelling on-board ferries which are a way of life on this island. Moving on further to Kohima, a hilly district in Nagaland, they discover the indigenous tribes, their music and the matriarchal society characteristic to most north eastern states. From here their next stop was Manipur to witness the border town of Moreh, located on the India-Myanmar border in the Chandel district, which ignited a sense of patriotism amongst the travelers. Further they crossed the borders of India and move into Bagan in Myanmar known for the Bagan Archaeological Area, where more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments tower over the pristine green plains, this also gave our travelers a peak into the Buddhist culture. In the final leg of the trip, they begin their journey from Myanmar to Bangkok in Thailand which marks the completion of this epic journey. 10 traveller’s, 4325 kilometers, 3 nations, one long road trip, here it’s not about the destination but about the journey, experiencing the new, the different and the diverse, exactly what this road trip offers. Watch ‘NEXA JOURNEYS ON ASIAN HIGHWAY 1 DRIVEN BY S-CROSS’ only on Discovery Channel every Sunday at 7:30pm 

This Women’s Day, it’s all about empowering young girls to achieve gender balance

NGO Salaam Bombay Foundation to boost the morale of young girls by presenting them with starter kits, pressure cookers and bakery moulds to encourage entrepreneurial spirit among them A woman multitasks every single day playing a mother, a wife, a daughter, a professional, a homemaker and legion more roles -- each with equal poise and grace. Her strength and indomitable...

A train to the land of buddha

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"Buddham Sharanam Gachaami Dhammam Sharanam Gachaami Sangham Sharanam Gachaami" बुद्धं शरणं गच्छामि। धर्मं शरणं गच्छामि। संघं शरणं गच्छामि। In the Mahaparinirvana sutra, the Buddha tells his followers that they can attain merit and a noble rebirth by going on pilgrimage to the places where he was born (Lumbini), gained enlightenment (Bodhgaya), first taught (Sarnath), and attained Nirvana (Kushinagar). India, the country where...

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