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Indian Railway Budget: “High on Hype, Low on Content”

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Indian Railway Budget: “High on Hype, Low on Content”

The Railway Budget presented today by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu promises better rail infrastructure in the country without increasing the fares for consumers. However, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has termed the Rail Budget for 2015-16 as “high on hyperbole but low on content.” In fact, according to CPI-M, the Budget has spelt [...]

American Airlines First Routes for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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American Airlines First Routes for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

American Airlines customers can enjoy a new travel experience when American begins domestic service with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in May and international service in June. The 787 initially will be deployed between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning May 7, before launching internationally between DFW and Beijing Capital [...]

Hyatt Plans Its First Andaz Hotel in Canada

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Hyatt Plans Its First Andaz Hotel in Canada

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) has announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management contract with Claridge Homes for an Andaz hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. When Andaz Ottawa Byward Market opens in mid-2016, it will become the first Andaz-branded hotel in Canada as well as the city’s first hotel under Hyatt’s brand [...]

VisitBritain Launches The Countryside Collection

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VisitBritain Launches The Countryside Collection

VisitBritain, the national tourist board for England, Scotland and Wales, unveiled Thursday a new GREAT Britain campaign initiative, The Countryside Collection, with a celebration in New York City. The night included a performance by Katherine Jenkins, OBE, a classical crossover artist and Dancing with the Stars finalist. Alexandra Richards, DJ, model and daughter of British [...]

Smart City Planned at ‘Bhendi Bazaar’ in Mumbai

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Smart City Planned at ‘Bhendi Bazaar’ in Mumbai

On the eve of the first Urs Mubarak (death anniversary) of the 52nd Dai Al-Mutlaq Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) said Friday it has planned Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project. The Trust says that Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, has applauded the Dawoodi Bohra Community’s keenness to establish the first smart city [...]

BJP Discovers the Man Who Invented Aircraft. Strangely, He Is a Hindu

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BJP Discovers the Man Who Invented Aircraft. Strangely, He Is a Hindu

The Indian Science Congress, which is supposed to be a science event, was almost hijacked and crowded by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is recklessly determined to promote Hinduism by linking science with Hindu mythology. By Rakesh Raman Science fraternity in India would have gone into a sudden state of shock when it [...]

Honda Building Dreams of Friendship in Rose Parade

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Honda Building Dreams of Friendship in Rose Parade

Honda’s 2015 Rose Parade float entry, Building Dreams of Friendship, will lead the 126th Rose Parade presented by Honda. The float celebrates the friendship shared by the United States and Japan through the Tomodachi Initiative, and pays tribute to the resilience of the people of Tohoku, Japan. The float also seeks to highlight the ongoing [...]

How to Fly Out to Singapore for Free on Round Trip

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How to Fly Out to Singapore for Free on Round Trip

Axis Bank, India’s leading private sector bank, in association with Tigerair, Singapore’s leading no-frills airline, announced Tuesday a special offer ‘Fly out to Singapore for free on round trip’ exclusively for Axis Bank’s Credit and Debit cardholders. From 17 December 2014 till 04 January 2015, Axis Bank customers who book a round trip to visit [...]

Conde Nast Traveler Releases the List of Top U.S. Hotels

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Conde Nast Traveler Releases the List of Top U.S. Hotels

Conde Nast Traveler has unveiled the newly reinvented Gold List. The 2015 Gold List was selected by Conde Nast Traveler editors, writers, and network of influencers. A prerequisite for a Gold List property is a high standard of service, luxury, and beauty. The U.S. hotels on the 2015 Gold List are: California Ventana Inn & [...]

Flydubai to Commence Operations to Chennai

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Flydubai to Commence Operations to Chennai

Dubai-based Flydubai has announced the addition of three new routes to its network. Flights to Chennai, Hargeisa and Nejran will commence in the first quarter of 2015, further expanding the carrier’s footprint to 89 destinations in 46 countries. With the addition of Nejran, Flydubai now operates to 12 cities in Saudi Arabia. The carrier will [...]

Vivid Sydney 2015: 18 Day Festival of Light and Music

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Vivid Sydney 2015: 18 Day Festival of Light and Music

Vivid Sydney, a light, music and ideas event, returns to Sydney in 2015. The 18 day event will take place from 22 May to 8 June in 2015, which is also the International Year of Light. The event is owned and managed by Destination New South Wales (NSW), the State Government’s Tourism and Major Events [...]

American Airlines Earmarks $2 Billion for Customer Services

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American Airlines Earmarks $2 Billion for Customer Services

One year after closing its merger, American Airlines is looking ahead to 2015 and beyond with more than $2 billion in investments to give its customers a better travel experience. “Refreshed cabins and clubs, modernized ticket counters, improved technology and new aircraft are further examples of how American is ‘going for great‘ – providing our [...]

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