Category: India

If travelling to India, this category provides information of flights to get there, hotels to stay there, sightseeing tours and things to do in India.

Indian Holidaymakers pick Sri Lanka over London

Despite dollar touching a record high and becoming expensive, Indian tourists are not cancelling their trips abroad but are making compromises to make up for the 15% rise in travel expenses. Tour operators say a devalued rupee has forced many

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Jet Airways starts daily flights to Colombo from Mumbai and Delhi

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, on Friday began daily direct state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 flights from Colombo to Delhi and Mumbai. Jet Airways will provide a convenient early morning service to India’s national capital Delhi and a late night departure

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Eight of the Best Hotels in India

After a recent tour of Incredible India we would like to introduce you to eight of the best hotels which we had the pleasure of staying at during our recent trip. We have hand picked these hotels because of several

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Luxury ferry (Scotia Prince) between India and Sri Lanka to reduce charges

Scotia Prince, the super luxury ferry service provided by Flamingo Liners between India and Sri Lanka has decided to reduce the charges with immediate effect. The move is aimed at attracting more passengers during the upcoming festive and tourist seasons.

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Fly Jet Airways daily flights to Colombo from Delhi & Mumbai

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will introduce daily direct state of the art Boeing 737-800 flights to Colombo from Mumbai and Delhi, effective tomorrow – November 5, 2010. Flight 9W 256 will depart Mumbai daily at 0210 hours reaching

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Two Indian airlines to commence flights to Sri Lanka

Two new international airlines have announced that they will commence services to Colombo from next month. SpiceJet, a low-cost airline based in Chennai, announced that it will operate flights from Colombo to Chennai and Chennai to Colombo from 9th October

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Jet Airways awaits okay to launch more flights to Sri Lanka

Jet Airways has so far not got official permission to launch additional flights to Colombo, Sri Lanka, four months after it applied, an airline official said. “We submitted a proposal to the Government seeking permission to fly to Colombo from

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Sri Lanka to woo Indian tourists as Bollywood film location

Sri Lanka has become the new location for the Bollywood film ‘Ready’ staring Salman Khan and Asin in lead roles. “The film industry is large and this is only the start”, said line producer, CEO Film Location Services Ltd Chandran

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A passage to India – staged in Ceylon

On the 40th death anniversary of the English novelist E. M. Forster, Russell Bowden recalls his Colombo production, four decades ago, of a dramatisation of the writer’s most famous novel. Stephen Prins reports FORTY-EIGHT years ago, in the early Sixties,

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Developments cloud Mount Kailash region

For centuries, only a few hardy tourists have joined the hundreds of Buddhist, Hindu, Jain and Tibetan Bon pilgrims who make an annual trek to Asia’s holiest peak, Mount Kailash. Many Tibetan nomads still walk across the high plains and

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