Avoid carrying your luggage or handbag on the sides or storing your bags in a vertical position instead of horizontal for a smooth flight, suggest experts.
Avoid carrying your luggage or handbag on the sides or storing your bags in a vertical position instead of horizontal for a smooth flight, suggest experts.
Are you planning to fly from London to Doha on Qatar Airways? Then, this is something you just cannot ignore.
Despite the government's digital push, more than half of the train tickets in India are purchased in cash says a recent survey.
People not only want to explore destinations during a vacation but also taste the flavors of local cuisines, according to a survey.
The City of Palaces has been decked up to host its world famous 10-day 'Mysuru Dasara' fest starting Thursday with pomp and pageantry.
Arm yourself with some handy tips to overcome barriers when you travel to unknown destinations - whether in India or overseas, say experts.
The number of FTAs in August was 7.24 lakh as compared to 6.52 lakh in August 2016 and 5.99 lakh in August 2015, a ministry of tourism release said.
Kerala Tourism department has won 'The Pacific Asia travel association grand and gold award 2017' for its film tourism brochure in the marketing media consumer travel brochure category.
The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) cannot effectively envisage a new tourism prospect by smartly linking the small-scale tourist destinations and heritage sites to make the visitors stay back after the houseboat ride which is the main attraction that lures tourists to the district.
Young holidaymakers are now more likely to upload a photo of them engaging in outdoor sports.
Trekkers traversing hills and forests and legging it through remote Karantaka villages is a common sight.
The copious rains in the neighborhood makes this tourist hotspot all the more alluring.
The viability of popularizing home stay tourism and other initiatives will find a voice during a meet at Bolgatty Palace on September 15.
Vizhinjam is in for some bustle this season. Two luxury liners will soon be weighing anchor at the picturesque port.
A little over 100 days and counting. That is about how long Niyog Krishna, a 26-year-old from Kerala, has been on the road. So, what is strange about it, you may ask. These are days when traveling is a fad, and it is normal for a young man to go on a trip on a whim. But, Niyog, a budding filmmaker
A rat gnawed at a food packet a passenger was carrying at Kozhikode Railway station.
m-Aadhar or an Aadhar card on the mobile app will be one of the prescribed proofs of identity for travel purpose in any reserved class.
Are you one of those people who feel that a trip to Goa is incomplete without a dip in the ocean after nightfall?
Mina Cander has been visiting Fort Kochi for Onam year and year and now
The closing of the Onam celebrations at the capital will be marked by the mega rally from East Fort to Vellayambalam on Saturday,
The fest organized as a part of the ‘Haritha Veedhi Manohara Theeram Project', aimed at portraying the cultural heritage and identity of a place in an environment-friendly way.
Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed an autonomous robot that can keep pace with foot traffic while observing the general social codes.
Vistara will operate two flights daily between Delhi and Ranchi, providing a convenient same-day return option to travelers.
Normally it would take you about an hour and a half to travel from Amaravathi to Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. But all this could be history when Hyperloop comes into play.
Singapore based low-cost airline Scoot, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, which operates direct flights between India and Europe, will soon offer fares as low as Rs 12,000 for a one-way trip to UK.
Considered sacred by devotees, the 'Onavillu' is a bow shaped wooden panel with paintings on both sides
A cruise through the historic locales of the erstwhile Muziris is likely to keep your engaged, even if you are not a history buff
Explored and unexplored destinations of West Bengal have been highlighted in a new coffee-table book that captures the spirit of the eastern state.
After a five year hiatus, the boating facility at Akkulam Tourist Village will start functioning again.
Onam vacations are just around and if you are worried about traveling with babies, here is some expert advice.
Riya Yadav scripted history when she went up the famous mountain pass in Ladakh on her Royal Enfield Bullet.
This program envisages to provide tourists an opportunity to know Onam, its celebrations, enjoy 'Onasadya' (feast), watch 'Onakkalikal' (festival games) and take part in them.
From managing the needs of all of your family members, to ensuring that the hotel fits in your budget - there are lots of things to consider before booking the place, say experts.
Club your trip to Munnar with an amazing deal from Manorama Ente Deal, you will not have a reason to complain.
The differences of opinion between the Panchayat officials and the contractors have been sorted out and recreational activities will resume by Onam.
The project, to be implemented in three phases, will be a first-of-its-kind effort to document details regarding the Gujarati community in Alappuzha.
China issued the latest safety advisory to its citizens living in India. The advisory has asked them to be alert
Narendra Modi said tourism cannot grow only through government advertisements but it needs word of mouth
Five persons can comfortably travel in this battery powered auto which will start services soon.
Welcome to Kadavu, an ideal spot to spend your evenings with your loved ones. And surprisingly this small park has a beautiful story.
Ola has announced an inter-city travel partnership with Google that would help long-distance commuters discover Ola's "Outstation" category on Google Maps.
This bird's-eye view of Kottayam will make you yearn to go to this beautiful city.
The Rickshaw Run is a 3000 km Indian adventure and the vehicle in which they have to cover this distance is an auto rickshaw.
Mini Augustine traversed the rough and treacherous terrain of Manali, Sarchu and Khardungla Pass to reach Leh.
A hanging bridge at Triveni Sangamam in Muvattupuzha, a new road to Shoolam waterfalls, here are some new projects on the anvil.
Abhilash Tomy will be the only person representing India in the Golden Globe Race, starting off from Plymouth in the UK next year.
The state department will organize a roadshow in Gurugram which will include cultural performances by the artists.
The website of Kerala Tourism is yet again in the spotlight with its new video gallery attracting millions of visitors every month.
The Kerala Tourism department will conduct Athapookalam and Thiruvathira competitions as part of the annual Onam week celebrations.
Just like her grandfather, Neethu's camera has panned across the oceans to click the life and times of a world beyond her native Kozhikode.
The spirit of adventure calls. Six women officers of the Indian Navy will navigate their boat around the world for a good 21,600 nautical miles.
Puducherry regained a spot on the aviation map after a gap of about three years when the SpiceJet flight from Hyderabad landed at the airport today morning.
Rinkuraj Mattancheriyil, the photographer, tells the story of this photograph which is mixed with the memory of a Doordarshan tower.
As the nation celebrates another Independence Day, we give you a list of six forts spread across the state.
We have a list of places ideal for one-day vacations with your kids.
The museum to be set up in Chakkarpur would be developed by Municipal Corporation Gurugram under the Haryana Swarna Jayanti Project.
Will this be the defining moment in the future of aviation? We wonder
This Air India pilot, who learnt English when she started training at 17, is now commander to one of the biggest airplanes.
It's August. Punnamadakkayal is all decked up to host the latest edition of world’s biggest snake boat race, the Nehru Trophy Boat Race.
Chief minister Pinayari Vijayan will inaugurate the historic 65th Nehru Trophy Boat Race at the Nehru Pavilion
Looks like the Nehru Trophy Boat Race, has conquered American hearts a tad more than those in the country.
Chingavanam station in Kottayam is all set to sport a swanky new look.
The former Trump residence, located in Jamaica Estates, a wealthy neighborhood in Queens, is available for $725 per night.
Ayden Moonuthaickal, is all of three and explains how he cheers his team on in this video.
The third in the campaign series by Lufthansa, this video follows German actor Emilia Schule on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Grant’s, a famous Scottish whisky distiller, is looking for a global brand ambassador. The challenges.
Luisa set up the account to celebrate “Instagram's most illogical campsites”.
Sriram is the proud owner of two cars and two bikes. And he has, like any avid traveler, hit the roads for the sheer pleasure of it.
Sanctuary has in association with Yoro Railway decided to take their cats on the road with a first cat themed train cafe.
This, perhaps is one of the most innovative safety videos you will see today.
The monsoon season was once considered a lean period for travel, but Indians are planning holidays with full gusto this time.
Vistara will offer all-inclusive fares at Rs 799 for economy class and Rs 2,099 for premium economy in its two-day "freedom to fly" sale starting August 8.
For Ashok Diwali every successful trip "was an incentive to make another one and this chain continued and never ceased as such."
Do you feel out of place if you do not travel? There may be a reason
Are you a pet parent who loves to take your furr-ever friends your trips? This could be exactly what you are looking for.
Politico P C George went on a trip that he says was unique in many ways. Read the description.
The Bangalore International Airport Ltd would soon offer a helicopter shuttle service between the city and airport at the cost of a luxury cab fare.
An endurance test is a serious deal. But, this creative team from Boeing decided to have some fun in between.
We hate to tell you this. But your favorite smart phone accessory is not welcome at these places and festivals.
"We've reached historic speeds of 310 km an hour and we're excited to finally show the world the 'XP-1' going into the Hyperloop One tube"
People can now pay later for tickets booked under the tatkal quota on the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) website.
A trial of 'thin, cold washable blankets' is also being carried out in the Central Railway zone as a pilot project.
The plan is to attract more domestic tourists to Alappuzha.
The first phase plans Rs. 89 crore investment. Total project worth Rs.2,000 crore
All you have to do is log on and register in their website, select the place you want to pick your vehicle from and it will be waiting for you when you reach the city.
Are you a beach buff? We have good news for you. Vypin is gearing up to emerge as the most impressive beach-tourism belt in Kerala. The 24 km stretch from Vypin to Munambam consists of eight conginent beaches. It is expected that the infrastructural development works will take-off within a few
The hills beckon. A trek in the rain needs some careful planning. Here are some tips
UP state tourism department has been asked to develop a blueprint so that the project could begin this year.
Articles unsuitable for human consumption, contaminated foodstuff, recycled foodstuff, shelf life expired packaged and bottled items, unauthorized brands of water bottles are offered for sale on stations, says report
For a devout Hindu, the new moon day of Karkidakam, known as Karkidaka vavu in Malayalam, is the day to revere those who have passed away.
British Airways has, for its latest safety video, teamed up with some of showbiz's popular celebrities. Watch video
Vagamon, Illikkal Kallu, Ilaveezhapoonjira, and waterfalls located at Marmala are some of the major attractions near Kottayam. How safe are they?
According to a survey by a company, some key trends have emerged for the way India likes to travel.
If you are a Star Wars fan, Disney is giving you a chance to see and experience that galaxy far, far away by bringing it closer to you.
The Rail SAARTHI which means synergized advanced application rail travel help and information was launched recently.
Some of the easy travel hacks that can help you get the best of seats while you are traveling by air
Sri Lanka was named Asia's Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards Ceremony.
Abu Dhabi tops the list of destinations Indians would prefer to stay followed by Mumbai, Singapore, Delhi, and London, a recent survey said.
Global travel experts, 'Lonely Planet', has named Northern Kerala among the top 10 travel destinations in Asia in its 2017 Best in Asia list.
Passengers will be guided down by a pilot and crew in a submersible to see the RMS Titanic up close including its deck and sweeping staircase.
Oarsmen of Aayaparambu snake boat lifted the Rajapramukhan trophy, beating Nadubhagom and Chambakkulam teams.
Keeping in view the huge rush during the Independence Day weekend, the Kerala RTC will open booking for its special trips from Bengaluru
'We are looking at 450,000 Indian tourists for 2017,' Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Assistant Director/Marketing, India, Viranga Bandara said.
Since the 40-day-long Amarnath Yatra began on June 29, over a lakh pilgrims have had 'Darshan' inside the cave shrine in Himalayas.
IATA data showed that India regained the top position in domestic revenue passenger kilometres (RPK) and available seat kilometres (ASK) among all major aviation markets.
The Indian Railways said that it will soon allow foreign nationals to book tickets 360 days in advance in order to promote tourism.
Jacob has seen 50 countries; and has another 50 on his bucket list. This is his story
Converting the stall into a tourist spot is part of a larger project of putting Modi's birthplace Vadnagar in Mehsana district of Gujarat on the world tourism map.
The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority plans to introduce a series of viewing platforms to experience a bird's eye view of the flora and fauna of the mountain range that borders Oman.
Siesta & Go, a new 'nap bar' has opened up in Madrid. And yes, this place offers people all comforts to enjoy their siesta for a small fee.
The Bogor Palace is one of the six presidential palaces of Indonesia and is situated in the city of Bogor, West Java.
The passengers traveling to the US by Etihad Airways flights are allowed to carry all laptops, tablets and other electronic devices though they will be subject to enhanced inspection.
Be ready to shell out extra money if you like to travel in an AC coach or fly business class now that GST has come into effect.
A mile-long crescent-shaped island has emerged from the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the US, near North Carolina’s Cape Point.
You have to be very careful while driving through the Thamarassery Pass during the monsoon.
The new airport coming up at Kakri, 15 km from Shirdi is ready and will be functional during July.
An Aadhaar card is mandatory for a host of things including subsidies on LPG and other social welfare schemes.
Who says luxury can be experienced only on land?
The interactive online map highlights magical sites across Britain which have inspired some of the world's greatest literature and legends.
The Moolam boat race at Champakulam, that will officially set off the season of snake boat races across the state, will get under way on July 8.
Forget wet-wipes and hand gels, campers could soon have a portable sink to carry wherever they go and clean off mud, dirt and sweat in a proper manner.
Starting 1 July, Indian nationals can apply for a visitor visa to Australia online.
If you are traveling inter-city for work or pleasure, especially, if you are alone, make sure the driver has a taxi badge and check the license, say experts.
It joins a list of iconic buildings like Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House, and the Empire State building to have the trademark.
Decades after it was built, the Idukki arch dam is getting a major beauty makeover with the construction all set to be painted white.
Directed by renowned cinematographer Sameer Thahir, the film was created as a promotional tool for Kochi Muziris Biennale
Former president Prathibha Patil, former prime minister AB Vajpayee, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi are among the many VIPs who had enjoyed the beauty of Kumarakom
Goa is the most popular choice for a monsoon getaway among Indian travelers, while they stick to Bali for an international short-haul trip.
With an aim to explore the untapped tourism potential of Malabar, Kerala government has drawn up an ambitious Rs 300 crore river basin tourism project.
Special focus will be on a 'green carpet' initiative, aimed at transforming holiday destinations into clean and hygienic surroundings with local partnership.
The train will leave on 5, July and return on 15, July and will take you to various places of interest.
The aircraft from Mumbai brought 80 affluent travelers who spent two days enjoying the natural beauty of Kerala.
The Kerala government is looking at doubling the number of domestic tourists and 50 per cent increase in foreign arrivals by 2021.
There are some strict rules that you have to follow when you are traveling through a forest area or a national park.
The tribal people have set up stalls selling the wild berries - mainly jamun (Syzygium cumini) along the roads from Muthanga to Ponkuzhi
'Emirates Smart Wallet' is meant to further streamline travel movement across the airport and is hailed as a first in the world.
You love traveling in the rains? Here are five simple tips that will make your trip stress free.
According to AAI, the practice was stopped at Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Lucknow, Jaipur, Guwahati and Patna airports.
In a bid to promote non-motorized transport in the city, The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) is introducing cycle sharing, a common sight in several cities outside the country.
The Czech Republic has expressed interest to collaborate with the state after a meeting between chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Unexplored destinations, sustainable tourism or just relaxing - what drives you? Here's what the experts have to say
Kerala Tourism Development Corporation, (KTDC) has some amazing offers that you just cannot resist this monsoon.
This is the story of Aswathy Raveendran and Ratheesh Kukal, a couple from Kerala who tied the knot at the Everest Base Camp on May 15.
Munnar with its sprawling tea plantations and winding lanes, has won the award for 'Best Destination for Romance' at the Lonely Planet Magazine Indian Travel Awards 2017.
Suvarnodhyanam, a four-hectare showcase of biodiversity here, will be thrown open for public from May 27
According to the airline, the new flight will boost Jet Airways' passenger and cargo capacity between India and the United Kingdom by almost 33 per cent.
The beaches in the north and near the channel have been entirely swallowed by the sea.
Have you ever wanted to sell almost everything you own and travel the world in a refurbished van? This couple did.
Kerala Tourism was voted as 'India's favorite Waterfront Destination' for Alappuzha by the HolidayIQ Better Holiday Awards.
Unruly children, chatty neighbors, and armrest-hoggers provide some of the annoying moments that can spoil a trip.
You are losing out if you have not traveled alone. And it need not be reckless.
The travelers’ paradise has become the venue of a violent faceoff between workers of the ruling CPM and the BJP for at least three years.
The boats meant to take the tourists around the lake have been out of action thanks to an argument between the Kerala Irrigation Department and the local panchayat over who owns the lake.
Mumbai leads Indian cities in online travel searches and Kochi comes up seventh on this list.
Be it a long international trip or short domestic one, make sure to have some checked luggage essentials for a comfortable and hassle-free flight.
The famed waterfall of Palaruvi has just become out of bounds for private vehicles. Don’t despair yet
The famed three day flower show, which witness thousands from across the globe gather at Ooty every year, will be held this month.
Reputed international publication has put the Ganga cruise on its checklist as one of the top six river cruises to take in 2017.
Sending out a strong message of empowerment, commander Pooja Rajput, who undertook a 2,000-km solo coastal ride on her Harley Davidson, says women should travel without any pre-conceived notions.
Valparai is the nearest place to escape the heat for people in Coimbatore. And it is crowded.
Tree yellow butterflies can be seen flying around near the estate in Thannikode Moozhi on Thekkuthode Road and if one is not alert, they could be mistaken for fallen flowers of a Konna
Kerala has registered a 6.23 per cent increase in foreign tourist arrivals in 2016, welcoming over 10.38 lakh visitors to the state, Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said
In a bid to promote tourism to Kerala in chosen foreign markets, the Kerala Tourism Department signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore-based SilkAir to promote tourism in the state.
To meet the holiday demand, Jet Airways will start one more flight between Kozhikode and Bengaluru from May, the private airline announced.
Capturing the nostalgia associated with the train travel in India is a crowd-sourced community page on Instagram titled "Window Seat Project" which has been ruling the social media platform for quite some time now.
On World Earth Day, this simple guide will help you plan a great vacation - while protecting the environment.
This 150ft iceberg, which has dwarfed the small town of Ferryland is fast becoming a tourist attraction.
The popular tourist destinations of Yaowarat in Chinatown and the backpackers' haven, Khao San Road, have been exempted from the drive.
From packing summer friendly fabrics, to stocking up light snacks, there are many important things to keep in mind while planning a trip in summer
Budget passenger carrier IndiGo announced that it will commence additional flights on its domestic network from June 2017.
Would you like to go on a cruise on the Arabian sea and watch the sun set? Here is your golden chance.
A group of young professionals, with support from Kerala Tourism, is all set to explore live streaming as a major campaign tool
There will be four 80-meter long arms stretching from the bund into the Vembanad waters, with ample space for amenities like vehicle parking, refreshment rooms, sight seeing spots, and play area, to woo tourists.
The event aims at attracting tourists from all parts of the world with travel bloggers sharing their experience of Kerala through various media.
They were happy that the railway finally responded to the long-standing demand for a train from Kerala to the popular holy places in Tamil Nadu, including the dargah at Erwadi.
The Pallipuram Fort was built by Portuguese traders five years after Vasco da Gama found his way to Kappad near Kozhikode in 1498.
Using Google Maps for directions, they rode through picturesque as well as challenging terrains, scattered across four countries, and returned home with a bagful of memories.
The 14-member globetrotting team consists of seven men and women who hail from completely different backgrounds - there are doctors, engineers and salesmen in the group. Ten of them are over the age of 60.
Tourism principal secretary Venu V said the road shows showcasing the biennale got a rousing response in Barcelona and St Petersburg.
India took the second spot with four winning cities in the top 25 Asia list of Travelers' Choice awards, behind Thailand that had five representations.
The cable cars with a seating capacity of six each would ensure a smooth ride between Adivaram and Lakkidi
Ten magnificent bedrooms lie afloat on the water. The outside view from the windows is breathtaking.
Riding is no more a triangular love affair between your machine, helmet and you. We give you a list of gears and gadgets that you must have.
The latest musical video of the Kerala Tourism showcasing the picturesque locations in the State has gone viral on social media platforms
This January, IRCTC will launch a new 'semi-luxury heritage circuit tourist train' which will take you to two UNESCO sites and a city of old world charm.
The first ever chain of backpackers' hostel, a fresh graduates' venture, is gathering excited thumbs ups!
For avid bird watchers, here's some interesting news from the Kerala Forest Research Centre
The Kasargod District Promotion Council puts forth a plan for a route connecting all 13 districts of Kerala except Alleppey.
With the help of an aerial camera fitted on to a helicopter, the shoot will cover the scenic areas from Chalakkudy to Malakkapara.
Elephants fascinate us. Be it a wild pachyderm running rampage or a cute little baby elephant hiding near his mother in the pack; we adore them.
Munnar has a past: Old Munnar. It is a suitable place for people who are looking for something different in Munnar.
Keeping up its strategy of tapping emerging markets to attract travellers to the state, Kerala Tourism has held three roadshows in the Nordic region in Europe.
Along these ways of River Nila, there is the undeniable stamp of history and culture.
Fort Kochi beach is now being encroached by thick vegetation, reptiles and stray animals.
It is estimated that last year there was a turnover of Rs 300 crores in houseboats and associated industries.
The couple, Bruno aged 32, heads an organization that takes care of the welfare of the disabled and his wife Ludwin Arnodin was in Kochi as part of their trip.
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