Posts Tagged ‘ India ’

How long will we remember?

Sep 17th, 2018 | By

How long will it take international visitors to forget this unusual spasm of bad weather and once again put any of these destination on the list of future holidays?



Saturday snippets: 16th June 2018

Jun 16th, 2018 | By

Its county show time and with five at the very least happening in the next week or so its time to see how they have altered over the years. And if you visit London, pop to the Brazilian embasssy to see how the country helped the UK in WWII.



India closes tourist offices

Jun 5th, 2018 | By

How do you measure whether a tourist office is profitable enough? And why should you? Isn’t the role of a tourist office to provide information to prospective holidaymakers rather than to sell holidays? I ask the question because India’s minister for tourism, KJ Alphons, has decided to close down up to half of the tourist offices outside India that it has. His says that the reason is because it sees, “the continuing digitisation of tourism marketing making bricks and mortar offices less essential. For the
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Saturday snippets: 14th April 2018

Apr 14th, 2018 | By

With so many destinations recording increased British visitor numbers, tenerife is trying to attract even more of us with its medical tourism promotion!



Saturday snippets: 10th March 2018

Mar 10th, 2018 | By
Burning the papier mache figures in Las Fallas

Its Las Fallas time in Valencia again this coming week. That’s just one of items Adrian covers this week.



Leave London? Never

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Ex-Londoners complain that life in the capital circa 2018 is getting worse but Kaye Holland is hooked and hopes never to leave



A day trip in Gwalior

Mar 6th, 2018 | By

India`s fastest train, the Gatimaan Express, has extended services to Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, so you can now take a day trip from Delhi on a journey that takes you just 3 hours and 15 minutes. each way. The train now runs six days a week and should boost tourism in the area. A non express train journey can take you up to ten hours! Why go to Gwalior rather than somewhere else nearby to Delhi? One of the main reasons that visitors travel to
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Saturday snippets: 13th January 2018

Jan 13th, 2018 | By

Adrian celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first Buster Keaton film as well as record breaking passenger numbers at Heathrow, Cornwall Airport Newquay and Keflavik in Iceland



Where the experts holiday: Elliott Grant, founder of travel and location app Hoof

Dec 19th, 2017 | By

Here Elliott Grant, creator of Hoof – a new trip curation app that allows users to log their travels and connect with like-minded travellers – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers…



Saturday snippets: 11th November 2017

Nov 11th, 2017 | By

Adrian sums up some of the news from the World Travel Market that was held in London this week.



Saturday snippets: September 30th 2017

Sep 30th, 2017 | By
Great Barrier Reef

As destinations attract more people, can the infrastructure cope and a major discovery in the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian state of Queensland should encourage more tourists to the area.



Where the experts holiday: Chetna Makan, author

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By

Author of The Cardamom Trail and Chai, Chaat & Chutney, Chetna Makan, shares her travel highs and lows with JAT readers



Where the experts holiday: Matt Earle and Josh Hall, stars of Blade NZ

May 7th, 2017 | By

Pals Josh Hall and Matt Earle recently rollerbladed the length of New Zealand, filming their adventure for a new travel TV series. Here the skating pair share their travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



Saturday snippets: April 29th 2017

Apr 29th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

A museum of ice-cream, another about Dr Seuss, Bexit, being a gin ambassador and new flights to Russia attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Down the mines in Maharashtra

Apr 9th, 2017 | By

Maharashtra has taken two working coal mines, one open-cast and one underground and introduced them as tourist attractions.



Saturday snippets: April 8th 2017

Apr 8th, 2017 | By

Tall ships in Greenwich, a pygmy tribe in Uganda and a possible reduction in the number of properties in Menorca are some stories capturing Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: March 25th 2017

Mar 25th, 2017 | By

Next week, Alaska celebrates 150 years as being part of the US. India and Vietnam celebrate more British visitors and Glaswegians celebrate a new way to pay for their travel tickets!



Where the experts holiday: Ian Wright, television host and comedian

Feb 13th, 2017 | By

Television host and comedian, Ian Wright, talks travel



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 3

Dec 31st, 2016 | By
Macchi Pichu, Peru

We continue with the last of the tips we have received for holidays in 2017



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 2

Dec 30th, 2016 | By
new Orleans

Advice and tips from tour operators on where to holiday in 2017 is compiled from those received before Christmas. Canada, New Orleans, Russia, South Africa and Chile feature across the lists.



Saturday snippets: 10th December 2016

Dec 10th, 2016 | By
nosecone with Santa stretched over it having been hit by a plane

Christmas festivities begin to appear in Adrian’s column along with tigers, all night tube services, how intellectually disabled passengers should be treated and what happened when Santa met Ryanair.



What’s hot: December 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Tomorrow, the world

Nov 14th, 2016 | By

Start planning that trip of a lifetime…



The Indian e-visa success

Oct 5th, 2016 | By
Image of a south Indian tiger

Within the first two months of its use by UK citizens, the UK was number one, ranked first out of 113 countries using the new e-visa scheme for India.



July was a good month for tourism in India. August wasn’t

Sep 6th, 2016 | By
image of Taj Mahal

This was the month that the tourism minister, Mahesh Sharma, suggested that foreign women visitors shouldn’t wear skirts, they shouldn’t go out at night, and they should photograph the car in which they travel for protection if something happens.



Where the experts holiday: Nick Wandering, travelholic

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Travel blogger, Nick Morris, shares his travel highs and lows



Saturday snippets: 12th March 2016

Mar 12th, 2016 | By

From ITB in Berlin, Adrian reports on which destinations are in the ascendent and which are suffering. But it is Batman’s car and Maine lobster that attract his serious attention!



What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now