Tours and travels

How virtual tours will personalize vacations

Future of the travel sector will be an era of alliances, where today’s disruptors will get disrupted, making way for a new and sustainable ecosystem. How virtual tours will personalize vacations 6 min read . Updated: 18 Apr 2019, 11:39 PM ISTRajat Mahajan & Parminder Saluja Tech will bring destinations closer to the traveller, help them experience […]

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Tours and travels

Notre Dame fire: This is what escaped the disaster

Credit: Getty Images The world watched in utter horror as parts of the very majestic Notre Dame came crumbling down in the fire on April 15 this year. Its famous spire turned to ash as it collapsed in a spiral, razed to the ground with fire that looked as if it would devour all the treasures of Notre […]

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Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport gets the world’s tallest indoor waterfall

Photo courtesy: Jewel Changi Airport – official facebook page Singapore’s Changi Airport has always been considered to be one of the most fascinating airports in the world. Now, it has completed the Jewel Changi Airport after four long years of construction. The Jewel Changi Airport features gardens, 280 retail and food outlets, a cinema, and […]

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Win a free trip to Croatia if you get this contest right!

Credit: Getty Images Yes, you read that right; if money has been keeping you from visiting Croatia, a stunningly interesting country, this is your chance. Courtesy Unforgettable Croatia, a luxury tour operator, which is offering the unbelievable trip. The winner of this contest will have a 7 nights’ private and customised trip for two people! […]

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Good news for flyers! Quieter vacuum-assisted airplane toilet invented

In some good news for frequent flyers, scientists have invented a vacuum-assisted toilet that is about half as loud as the regular airplane commode. It took researchers at the Brigham Young University (BYU) in the US two years of trial and error, three academic publications and thousands of flushes to figure out how to make […]

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Adventure Travel

MT Sobek, Adventure Travel Pioneer, Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Today, California-based adventure travel company, MT Sobek, celebrates its 50th anniversary and its pioneering legacy as The Adventure Company, exploring untouched corners of the world with active adventure travelers since 1969. Before 1969, the Sierra Club and similar organizations planned adventure outings and smaller scale travel, but commercial adventure travel really began when Leo Le Bon, Barry Bishop and Allen […]

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The Holidays Might Be Behind Us, But Peak Season Logistics Challenges Are Far From Over

As 2019 continues, many retailers are preparing for a post-season pause and an off-peak lull. However, others must plan for peak periods that go beyond the traditional holiday season. Different types of companies experience seasonal peaks at different times of the year, and even “micro-peaks” throughout the year. Whether, for example, it’s New Year’s galvanizing […]

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Tired of pie? Here are 3.14 other math holidays worth celebrating.

Not that we don’t love pie, it’s just there are other desserts out there. Deposit Photos Pi Day is a cheeky celebration of the mathematical constant found by dividing a circle’s circumference by its diameter, which is 3.14 when rounded to two decimal points. If you have any friends or coworkers who want to show […]

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Life Style

Travel writer Colin Thubron receives outstanding contribution award

A lifetime of travelling, and detailing the sights, smells and sounds of the experience has led Colin Thubron to write more than 15 travel books, primarily on Central Asia, Russia and China. Now, after five decades as a travel writer and novelist, Thubron, 79, has received the 2019 Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to […]

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Why Does Business Travel Make Some Of Us Strangely Productive?

For some reason, when hopping between trains, planes and automobiles, I work with a laser-focus and an intensity that simply cannot be replicated in an office environment. Although many business travelers would argue productivity takes a backseat when you’re in transit, particularly when jet lag is a factor, I find that I’m unusually productive. Does […]

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