Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: vacation

Rajasthan tops list of domestic holiday destinations in survey by travel curator Thrillophilia

According to the trends observed by Thrillophilia, Rajasthan topped the charts with 10.96% travellers choosing it over all other destinations in India, in the last quarter of 2021.

Pondicherry Resort — all you need to know before booking your stay

Pondicherry, a coastal town surrounded by Tamil Nadu, is your answer to an idyllic vacation to refresh, relax and rejuvenate. It is a Union...

Vacation operator Mahindra downplays Omicron concern, eyes domestic growth

Mahindra has gained from a surge in so-called 'revenge' domestic travel following a brutal second wave of infections. Occupancy is now back to pre-pandemic levels.

88% Indians happy to be back in office, 83% won’t go on vacation this year: Axis My India poll

The Consumer Sentiment Index also revealed cautious optimism in consumer spending during festival season with 42% Indians saying they will spend more or same as last year.

Bollywood has made Maldives the new Goa. Here are the ‘Best beach pictures’ awards

If you’ve been whether Maldives suddenly seems to be more Bollywood than Mumbai itself, you are not off the mark.

Why travelling abroad during holidays has upended careers of Canadian politicians

Three provincial ministers were forced to resign after they were called out for jetting to balmy destinations over the holidays, in defiance of the governments’ Covid guidelines.

Indian tourists are finally out. But there’s a bigger headache than coronavirus — red tape

Checking into a hotel is easier. Getting past the innumerable checkpoints where you are asked the same set of questions again, and again, is not.

Months of pent-up demand sees Airbnb register more listings today than before crisis

The unexpected speed of the comeback has kept Airbnb’s plans for a 2020 public market debut afloat.

More road trips, local cruises & no flights — Holidays being reinvented for coronavirus era

All-you-can eat buffets and international travel will now give way to lesser flights, driving your own car and going to locales within one’s country.

Short trip, virus screening hotel, social distance on beach – this is the future of holidays

It’s becoming painfully clear that our next vacations will be close to home and overshadowed by concerns about health precautions.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.