Posts Tagged ‘ India ’

Politicians acting like kids?

Nov 10th, 2013 | By

India has a visa-on-arrival scheme but we can’t get on it. Why?

What’s hot: July 2013

Jun 30th, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now

Where the experts holiday: Lidiya De, relationship manager at The Royal Horseguards Hotel

Jun 16th, 2013 | By

Lidiya De, relationship manager at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, talks travel

What’s hot: May 2013

May 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller has the low-down on what’s hot in the travel world, right now

India’s national tourism awards

Apr 17th, 2013 | By

Like our home grown awards, India rewards an array of companies who stand out in the promotion of tourism.

Britain needs to say ni hao to the Chinese

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By

Earlier this week, it was revealed that David Cameron plans to make things easier for Indian businessmen and women (along with Indian students), to visit the UK by offering a same day visa service

Visa victory

Feb 19th, 2013 | By

Hurray! David Cameron has declared he will make things easier for Indian businessmen and women, along with Indian students, to visit the UK by offering a same day visa service

Dukes London wins ‘World’s Leading Classic Hotel’ at The World Travel Awards 2012

Dec 16th, 2012 | By

Dukes St James London has been awarded the title of World’s Leading Classic Hotel at the 2012 World Travel Awards.

Around the world in 80 showers

Nov 5th, 2012 | By

Ever wondered how showering and bathing habits change from continent to continent?

Where the experts holiday: Ashley Gibbons, chief executive at The International Travel Writers Alliance

Oct 26th, 2012 | By

Ashley Gibbons, chief executive at The International Travel Writers Alliance, talks travel

Istanbul: a true Turkish delight

Oct 1st, 2012 | By

Only a short four hour flight away, Istanbul – with its minarets, mosques, markets, bazaars and bars – will seduce travellers in search of a city break. Kaye Holland has the low-down

Planes, Trains and Auto-rickshaws: part two

Sep 6th, 2012 | By

Best-selling author, Laura Pedersen, shares her journey through modern India with CD-Traveller readers

Planes, Trains and Auto-rickshaws

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

Best-selling author, Laura Pedersen, shares her journey through modern India with CD-Traveller readers

What’s hot: September 2012

Sep 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Birmingham has been given a boost but British cuisine hasn’t fared so well

Planning a gap year? Your money will go further in Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa

Aug 15th, 2012 | By

Britons heading off on a gap year over the coming months can make their money stretch further by avoiding the more traditional destinations and heading instead to Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa

10 of the best health and fitness retreats

Jul 12th, 2012 | By

Is the prospect of this year’s London Olympics is inspiring you to get into shape? We asked Health and Fitness Travel, for the low-down on 10 of the best retreats where you can improve your health and well-being in just seven days

Eurovision blinds holidaymakers to other currency opportunities

May 11th, 2012 | By

Britain’s economy may be in recession, but its currency is flying high. The Pound has strengthened against a basket of international currencies

Sri Lanka: a special brew

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

Aidan journeys to Sri Lanka and finds the island formerly known as Ceylon, to be a very special brew. Read his report here predicts panoramic trend for weddings in 2012

Feb 24th, 2012 | By

Destination wedding website,, has predicted that 2012 will be the year of the vista, in terms of wedding hotspots abroad.

The rise of the grey gapper

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

Silver surfers are travelling further and longer than their children, according to a survey conducted by incognito insect repellant – a natural insect repellant which is effective against all species of mosquito and other insects.

There’s an app for that. Or not

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller reader, Kirti Sharma, is seething over the cost of downloading an app abroad. Read her rant and tips on how to keep the cost down, here

The world’s most romantic spots

Sep 28th, 2011 | By

Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, lets us in on the world’s most romantic spots

Why all the fuss about festivals?

Sep 18th, 2011 | By

I think we can all safely say that summer has been and gone. Regrettably that means no more Wimbledon, no more open air theatre or film screenings and no more strawberries for another year. However this is one summer trend that I won’t be sad to see the back of: festivals.

Regent Street becomes a playground of style for Vogue Fashion’s Night Out

Sep 8th, 2011 | By

Tonight Regent Street retailers, together with other retailers, restaurants and bars from major international cities, are embracing late night shopping, culinary experiences and entertainment. Over 40 of the Regent Street retailers, bars and restaurants, are taking part in the Vogue Fashion’s Night Out and most of the shops will remain open until 11pm offering customers a relaxed evening to enjoy the new collections. Participating flagship brands include Anthropologie (a favourite of Michelle Obama and Kelly Brook), Banana Republic, Jaeger, Armani Exchange, Penhaligon’s, Calvin Klein, Karen
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Pick ‘n Mix India

Jun 9th, 2011 | By

Expect your travel agent to be talking to you about India soon. Why? Because this week a group of Indian tourism companies have arrived for a tour through some major cities in the UK and Ireland.

The Glory of Hampi

May 24th, 2011 | By

The last part of Frederic’s journey on the Golden Chariot takes him from the delights of Hampi to the beaches of Goa and back to Bangalore

Through Karnataka on the Golden Chariot

May 23rd, 2011 | By

Frederic continues his journey on the Golden Chariot, distracted only by food, markets and the heritage of India!

The Golden Chariot:Tamil Nadu and Kerala

May 22nd, 2011 | By

You’ve got to southern India. Now, facing you, is another world; a world of warmth, colours, smells, and exciting discoveries. “Splendour of the South,” the name of the east tour, leaves Bangalore in the early evening and, after a night trip, you reach Chennai (Madras), this vibrating crowded town lying on the shores of the Gulf of Bengal. The huge variety of colourful, silk saris – the traditional womens wear – immediately catches your eye. The warm and humid air is continuously filled with the
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