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Male, The Maldives, Sept 27 (NITN) 27th of September marks the United Nations´ calendar day highlighting tourism, a sector that is driving socioeconomic growth and development all over the world. On World Tourism Day 2013, dedicated to “Tourism and Water – Protecting Our Common Future” in line with the International Year of Water Cooperation, stakeholders called for greater global efforts in water preservation. more
Taiwan reports 15.74% traveler growth

New Delhi, Sept 20 (NITN) Taiwan said it has registered a 15.74% growth in terms of leisure travelers in 2012.

Dream realty to launch hotel in Dubai

Marina, Dubai, Sept 12 (NITN): On the heels of the launch of its New York flagship property Dream Downtown, and its sunny cousin Dream South Beach, real estate company Dream has announced it ...

UNWTO promotes Vanilla Islands tourism

Madrid, Sept 12 (NITN) UNWTO has expressed its full support to the newly created Vanilla Islands Tourism Organization as a means to reinforce tourism competitiveness in the islands of the In ...

Sikkim to get greenfield airport in 2014

Gangtok, Sept 12 (NITN) Sikkim's first greenfield airport at Pakyong will be completed by Dec 2014 which will provide air connectivity to the land locked state, said Sikkim tourism minister ...

Kolkata cyclists demand right to ride

Kolkata, Sept 10 (NITN) Everywhere in the world, bicycling is reclaiming the city roads despite polluting automobiles. In Kolkata in eastern India, the right to ride in pollution free bicycl ...

What delighted me about Holiday Inn Amsterdam (RAI) was when I got off the metro at RAI station reaching there by a train from Schiphol Airport. I walked a few paces and there it was: Holiday Inn Amsterdam.  


WHEN I checked in this April in Chicago's newest property for growing tourists, The Hoxton, it was about midnight. But unlike any five star hotel with an orderly lobby of relaxed or stressed out travellers walking in or out toting their suitcases, I encountered the ambiance of a city's popular night joint- it was teeming with young to middle aged good looking souls in a party mood.


SpiceJet to connect Darbhan ...

Gurugram/NITN: India's private airline SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

IndiGo commences flights be ...

Kochi/NITN: India's private airline IndiGo commenced two weekly flights between India and Maldives under air bubble from Friday.

Air India actively consider ...

Kolkata/UNI/NITN: Air India, the Asian country's national airline, is actively considering reintroduction of its Kolkata-London-Kolkata direct flight soon after getting nod from the Aviation Ministry and Airport Authority of India (AAI) and clearance of other technicalities.