Air India has revised the schedule of flights from the U.S. to India for the winter 2019/20 timetable under which flights will depart earlier than in the past. The airliner announced Nov. 12 that effective this week, Air India flights will depart earlier than in prior seasons to reduce ground time at U.S. airports in order to lower operating costs and improve fleet utilization.
From crowded temples at Angkor Wat to queues to scale Everest, there's no escaping the downsides to mass tourism but renowned writer Pico Iyer says the boom in world travel has brought positive changes.
India has reached retrogression for its investor visa EB-5 for the U.S. fiscal year 2018 (October-September) with the country utilizing the existing cap of 700 visas offered by the U.S. to every country. Visa retrogression occurs when the demand for a particular immigrant visa for a nation exceeds its availability as has been the case with India.
Incredible India, an international tourism campaign to promote tourism in India to an audience of global appeal, was lauded with a top prize at a travel and consumer show held in New York last month.
The Indian couple who fell off to their death at Taft Point in Yosemite Valley in California last October was drunk, news reports say, citing an autopsy released Jan. 18. Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and his wife Meenakshi “Minaxi” Moorthy, 30, were killed Oct. 25 after falling more than 800 feet f…
Customers traveling on Emirates’ India flights during Diwali are in for a special treat as the airline celebrates the festival of lights with traditional holiday delicacies.
Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills seven million people each year, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) study released on Wednesday.
From the glittering lights of the Eiffel Tower to the awe-inspiring ruins of ancient Rome, travelers gearing up for adventures to Europe now have the perfect travel insurance plan to protect themselves while traveling to Europe. No matter where in Europe travelers plan to explore, they can travel confidently knowing they’re covered.
India's Hindu nationalist government is ending a decades-long policy of offering discounted airfares to Muslims embarking on the hajj pilgrimage, it announced Tuesday.
U.S.-based passenger carrier United Airlines on Saturday said it has temporarily suspended its Newark-New Delhi flights due to poor air quality concerns in New Delhi.
Quentin Jérémy Clerc and Marie Droz were getting away from the tourist trail. Visiting Fatehpur Sikri — once the capital of the Mughal Empire, and about 25 miles from the Taj Mahal — the young Swiss couple decided to explore a secluded portion of its crumbling fortress.
Although the last two weeks of August are a peak time for summer getaways, plenty of properties in appealing places still have availability during this busy period. Here are five vacation possibilities for late August.
India has added solar panels to the roof of a train in a national first as it tries to reduce its massive carbon footprint and modernize its vast colonial-era rail network.
This island paradise made news recently for a reason other than its pristine beaches and high-end resorts: the gruesome killing of a liberal blogger, stabbed to death by multiple assailants.
Rajasthan – a place that conjures up images of palaces teeming with the plentiful raj-gharanas, as well as men and women, adorned in clothes and jewelry so colorful and vibrant working out their livelihood in the hot, scorching sun.
India's passenger trains are notorious for being rickety and spartan, but the government is hoping to change all that with a new "luxury" service. The popular image of rail travel in the country of 1.2 billion people is of hundreds of people crammed into carriages, perching on roofs and hanging off the sides.
Nestled in the heart of Doha, the capital of Qatar, is a Falcon Souq — an old marketplace where Arab fans of falconry come to buy and trade new birds that cost several thousand dollars.
Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make In India vision, French conglomerate Alstom plans to manufacture 800 "super high-power" locomotives in India over a decade, its Managing Director for India and South Asia Bharat Salhotra said.
In the shade of a cardamom patch on a South Indian mountainside, Asha Gomez leaned against a tree and began to cry.
Around 4,000 Indian students appeared for interviews on Thursday to secure the American visa to pursue higher education in the U.S., brushing aside fears of hate crimes in that country.
Some of the leading Indian-American tour operators in the U.S. who primarily organize Americans’ visits to India, believe Trump’s policies will have an adverse impact on Indians’ visits on business trips as well as personal trips which combined account for nearly 70 percent of Indians’ tourism here.
Not too many people have worked in the White House and on the set of a fictional White House, but that is the position in which the actor Kal Penn finds himself.
A much-anticipated annual tradition in Washington is here: The National Cherry Blossom Festival will take place through April 16. The event, celebrating its 90th anniversary, commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Japan to the United States.