Tours and travels

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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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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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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China bans 23m from buying travel tickets as part of ‘social credit’ system

China has blocked millions of “discredited” travellers from buying plane or train tickets as part of the country’s controversial “social credit” system aimed at improving the behaviour of citizens. According to the National Public Credit Information Centre, Chinese courts banned would-be travellers from buying flights 17.5 million times by the end of 2018. Citizens placed […]

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Meet the couple who honeymooned for a year by travelling to 33 countries!

This is not an inspirational piece for ‘common’ people. It’s very normal for two people in love getting married and going on a honeymoon trip later. But for a ‘traveller’ couple who loves to be on wheels and is planning to go on a ‘just married’ trip, this piece might hit the right chord and […]

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Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to Colombia

At the invitation of the President of Colombia Ivan Duque, Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Bogota, Colombia on behalf of President Donald Trump on Monday, February 25th to voice the United States’ unwavering support for interim President Juan Guaido and highlight the Venezuelan people’s fight for democracy over dictatorship. In Colombia, the Vice […]

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‘Do Not Travel To Haiti,’ U.S. Tells Citizens, Citing Violent Unrest

Haitian police have struggled to control street protests as demonstrators call for President Jovenel Moise to resign over alleged misuse of the Petrocaribe fund. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images “Do not travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest,” the U.S. State Department says, urging Americans to avoid the country that is wracked with violent protests […]

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Bali in March, Egypt in November: 12 Months of Travel Deals

In Las Vegas, hotel rates can shift dramatically, depending on whether it is, say, St. Patrick’s Day weekend (expensive) or an uneventful few days in early March (reasonable).CreditCreditIsaac Brekken for The New York Times   In Las Vegas, hotel room rates seem to shift like rolling dice. Sometimes you win and get a $199 rate […]

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Ladies, why are we so afraid of long-haul solo travel?

We all want to travel. If you’re lucky, you might get the time off work, save just enough money to book that much-needed adventure to a distant sunny land. But then, a crisis hits: your travel buddies pull out. So what do you do? Do you embark on the journey alone or curse your friends […]

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