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  • Delhi to get India's first global hub airport Nov 29, 2022 11:08 AM IST

    Delhi to get India's first global hub airport

    The project of making IGIA a global hub airport is a “work in progress”, with both Scindia and aviation secretary Rajiv Bansal having held several meetings with stakeholders on the issue, according to reports.

  • Ten cheapest beach towns to live in around the world Nov 29, 2022 10:37 AM IST

    Ten cheapest beach towns to live in around the world

    If you want to escape the crowd and live rest of your life near stunningly beautiful, calm beaches, without spending your whole fortune, here are some of the beach town options you can check and the monthly cost of living. Thrillist has polled expats, looked at average cost-of-living and listed out the cheapest-beach towns for expats. Here's a look at the ten cheapest beach towns to live in around the world.

  • Assam lifts travel restrictions to Meghalaya, six days after border violence Nov 27, 2022 03:08 PM IST

    Assam lifts travel restrictions to Meghalaya, six days after border violence

    Vehicles from Assam are now allowed to enter Meghalaya, a senior police officer said.

  • Outdated Covid travel advisories, conflicting norms causing inconvenience to people Nov 26, 2022 09:26 PM IST

    Outdated Covid travel advisories, conflicting norms causing inconvenience to people

    While majority of states and union territories have relaxed Covid restrictions, a few still want unvaccinated travellers to mandatorily have either an RT-PCR test report within 48 to 96 hours before starting their journey or undergo a test on arrival at their respective airports.

  • In Pics | Lonely Planet’s top 6 destinations to unwind in 2023 Nov 24, 2022 02:02 PM IST

    In Pics | Lonely Planet’s top 6 destinations to unwind in 2023

    Guidebook company Lonely Planet has revealed its list of best places to travel in 2023. Unlike previous years, the ‘Best in Travel’ list this year is divided into five categories: eat, learn, journey, unwind and connect. Here’s a look at Lonely Planet’s top 6 destinations to unwind in 2023.

  • IndiGo launches 19 new connecting flights to Europe under codeshare pact with Turkish Airlines Nov 23, 2022 08:15 PM IST

    IndiGo launches 19 new connecting flights to Europe under codeshare pact with Turkish Airlines

    The flights, which would be originating from India, will connect the Portugal's Lisbon and Porto, and Switzerland's Basel and Geneva, via the Turkish city of Istanbul.

  • Over 80% Indians planning to celebrate holiday season with family, spend on travel, shopping: Survey Nov 22, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    Over 80% Indians planning to celebrate holiday season with family, spend on travel, shopping: Survey

    According to the Amex Trendex, a trend report from American Express, 88 per cent Indian respondents agree that they want to earn credit card rewards for online purchases this holiday season.

  • Old planes and wet leases drive new beginnings for India’s airlines Nov 21, 2022 01:42 PM IST

    Old planes and wet leases drive new beginnings for India’s airlines

    Air India, Vistara and Indigo are looking at a mix of wet and dry aircraft leases as they seek to expand operations

  • After Covid-induced lull, Himahcal Pradesh records over three-time increase in tourist footfall Nov 20, 2022 01:22 PM IST

    After Covid-induced lull, Himahcal Pradesh records over three-time increase in tourist footfall

    The tourist rush is picking up and Manali will be packed to capacity from December 20 till January 10, he said, adding the winter carnival starting from January 2 was another sought-after event.

  • Ghar Wapsi: Why NRIs are returning to the roots to tie the knot Nov 20, 2022 03:47 AM IST

    Ghar Wapsi: Why NRIs are returning to the roots to tie the knot

    When destination weddings mean homecoming, 'desi' couples choose India over elsewhere, for reasons that are a mix of sentimental, practical and economical.

  • EaseMyTrip focuses on acquisitions in FY23; looks to grow international business Nov 14, 2022 07:14 PM IST

    EaseMyTrip focuses on acquisitions in FY23; looks to grow international business

    The company is looking to acquire 2-3 companies by end of FY23, Prashant Pitti, Co-Founder & Executive Director told Moneycontrol.

  • Off-grid style to budget trips: Study maps the trends as travel set to boom in 2023 Nov 14, 2022 09:49 AM IST

    Off-grid style to budget trips: Study maps the trends as travel set to boom in 2023

    As the world adapts to “the new normal” following a period of limited international travel and national lockdowns, travelers are eager to get out and see the world in earnest, research says.

  • Maharashtra: Bibi Ka Maqbara to sport new look by year end, says ASI Nov 13, 2022 09:20 AM IST

    Maharashtra: Bibi Ka Maqbara to sport new look by year end, says ASI

    The monument, which resembles Agra's Taj Mahal, was built for Dilras Banu Begum, the first wife of Emperor Aurangzeb, near the Kham river.

  • Domestic airfares unlikely to drop back to pre-COVID levels as airlines battle cost surge Nov 11, 2022 07:22 PM IST

    Domestic airfares unlikely to drop back to pre-COVID levels as airlines battle cost surge

    Airlines are in no mood to start a fare war at a time when global supply chains are disrupted and fuel prices are still at very high levels after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  • T20 World Cup 2022: India's semi-final entry sparks buzz among travellers, said Tourism Australia Nov 10, 2022 02:50 PM IST

    T20 World Cup 2022: India's semi-final entry sparks buzz among travellers, said Tourism Australia

    Tourism Australia says sports tourism segment is key to attracting Indian travellers to the country.

  • World’s tallest woman flies for the first time. How airline made arrangements Nov 07, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    World’s tallest woman flies for the first time. How airline made arrangements

    Rumeysa Gelgi, who is is seven-feet-tall, took a 13-hour flight from Istanbul to San Francisco.

  • Around Mattancherry in a ‘tuk-tuk’ Nov 05, 2022 04:26 PM IST

    Around Mattancherry in a ‘tuk-tuk’

    A locality in Kochi, with a unique landscape comprising different communities, Mattancherry has historical links to the Portuguese, Jews and the Dutch and to the famed spice trade.

  • Drunk New Zealand man urinates on plane floor, served notice at Brisbane airport Nov 04, 2022 03:12 PM IST

    Drunk New Zealand man urinates on plane floor, served notice at Brisbane airport

    The 72-year-old man has been charged with offensive behaviour. "Antisocial or illegal behaviour is unacceptable," the Australian police said.

  • Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this afternoon Nov 03, 2022 01:44 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this afternoon

    Take a look at our specially curated package of the most interesting articles to help you stay at the top of your game.

  • Flashy Dubai, a short flight away, to cash in on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Oct 30, 2022 02:03 PM IST

    Flashy Dubai, a short flight away, to cash in on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

    While the FIFA World Cup 2022 may be bringing in 1.2 million fans to Qatar, the nearby emirate of Dubai is looking to draw in tourists coming for the major sports tournament

  • Why Philadelphia is America’s art capital Oct 29, 2022 03:53 PM IST

    Why Philadelphia is America’s art capital

    The mural capital of the world offers immersive art experiences, beyond street murals and museums, replete with art history that consolidate Philadelphia's claim

  • Leaner winter schedule could mean profitability for airlines Oct 28, 2022 10:48 AM IST

    Leaner winter schedule could mean profitability for airlines

    There will be 13 percent fewer fights this winter compared to the summer schedule. While that may be bad news for passengers if fares go up, the lower cash burn will mean higher yields for airlines

  • Visa delays inhibiting recovery of air traffic between India & UK: Virgin Atlantic’s Alex McEwan Oct 20, 2022 08:13 PM IST

    Visa delays inhibiting recovery of air traffic between India & UK: Virgin Atlantic’s Alex McEwan

    But in spite of visa troubles, most of Virgin Atlantic's India-UK flights have been operating with high passenger loads. And corporate travel has bounced back to pre-Covid levels.

  • Decide representation to recognise transgender as 3rd gender for bus travel: HC tells Delhi govt Oct 19, 2022 06:46 PM IST

    Decide representation to recognise transgender as 3rd gender for bus travel: HC tells Delhi govt

    The court passed the order on a public interest litigation by a person belonging to the transgender community who has sought printing of the words 'third gender' on bus tickets and cost-free travel for transgenders on DTC buses.

  • Anand Mahindra shares thread on 10 most unexplored and underrated places in India Oct 18, 2022 08:48 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra shares thread on 10 most unexplored and underrated places in India

    Soon, Twitter users began to mark off the places from this list that they have been to while others offered to add a few names to it.