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COVID-19 impacts hospitality, travel sector: What's on plate for students, job aspirants

May 29, 2020 10:52 pm

Placements were midway for most institutes when the pandemic hit the country. The industry believes newer job roles will emerge and old ones might not be relevant. The academia is gearing up with a new curriculum, skill-based bridge courses, and special placement drives

Here's why you should plan a trip to the university town of Shantiniketan

October 24, 2019 2:41 pm

Not many know that 'Shantiniketan' was actually the name of a guesthouse that Tagore senior had built when he founded the Brahmo Samaj circa 1863.

Budget friendly, memory maker, convenience seeker or explorer: What kind of traveller are you?

September 27, 2019 3:42 pm

Do you have a travel personality of your own? Find your type!

Explore the unexplored with offbeat destinations in India

September 22, 2019 12:33 pm

Many travel enthusiasts within the country are now waking up to India’s incredible depth and diversity, moving beyond popular tourist destinations to pursue offbeat adventures at less-explored destinations.

Travel tips: How to avoid motion sickness

June 04, 2019 6:56 pm

Motion sickness can occur while traveling by car or by boat or even during turbulence on a flight. You get a sense of fatigue, uneasiness, dizziness, and vomiting while traveling.

Why a visit to the world's largest river island in Assam is a must

February 05, 2018 10:20 pm

Majuli, a hub of the Assamese neo-Vaishnavite culture, has many satras (religious and cultural institutions). After the half-hour ferry ride, you will reach the shrinking island, which is located over 300 km from Guwahati, Assam's main city, and is home to approximately two lakh people consisting of Brahmins, Kalitas, Mishings, Deori and more.

Majority of travellers planning shorter getaways during festivals: Survey

September 30, 2017 2:37 pm

With festivals like Diwali and Dussehra closer to the weekend, 73 percent travellers are seeing this as an opportunity to go for short getaways, says experts.

​Lahaul festival: A blend of virgin nature and Buddhism

May 23, 2017 7:05 pm

Himachal Pradesh is all set to host Lahu Festival on June 12, and the main attraction of the festival includes a concert by 100 violinists and a folk dance by over 1,000 local women.

Net-savvy Indians now booking flights,hotels online: survey

May 26, 2013 10:31 am

Indian travellers are becoming more Internet savvy with a growing trend showing them increasingly booking flights and hotel rooms online.

US cautions its citizens against overseas travel,including India

January 25, 2012 11:18 am

United States says there is an increased threat of terrorism in different parts of the world.


These dangerous roads will teach you what 'living on the edge' truly means

January 18, 2019 12:46 pm

If you are waiting to experience a high level of adrenalin rush then take any of these routes in India, as the treacherous passes and hairpin turn make these deadly roads.

The best of Express India travel photography in 2015

December 30, 2015 7:47 pm

2015 was a year when more Indian travellers chose to explore their own country rather than head out abroad. That also includes Indian Express photographers. Here are some photos that showcase the best of India.