Lest the little island drowns…

HOW LONG: A view of the Kottathuruthy island from the boat jetty of Sargalaya Craft Village at Iringal in Vadakara. A tourism project could serve as lifebuoy for the 20-acre island Kottathuruthy, a q...

Maduraiites gear up for summer getaway

Many people want to visit foreign locales, travel agencies say. Many people want to visit foreign locales: travel agencies With schools and colleges closing for eight-week holiday, Madurai citizens a...

Kochi-Shillong Rickshaw Run kicked off

Participants of “Rickshaw Run” ahead of their their annual race from Kochi to Shillong in Kochi on Sunday. A group of buoyant sheep shearers from New Zealand are among adventure seekers f...

Touring in style

ESCORTED JOURNEY: Foreign tourists, enjoying a cycle rickshaw ride on South Boulevard Road in Puducherry on Tuesday. PHOTO: S. S. KUMAR

Australian woman jumps off burning lodge

Tiruchy: A woman Australian to­u­r­ist suffered a head inj­ury while 320 other gue­s­ts of a private lodge esc­a­ped un­h­urt when a fire br­oke out in the building in the Sing­a­ra­thope area here o...

Goa tourism goes beyond beaches…

If you feel Goa is all about beaches, think again. The custodians of tourism here are going for new hooks. The tourism industry here plans to aggressively pitch the state as a destination with “...

Rural Tourism in India – Rajastan

If a hamlet looks bleak, it is hardly surprising: the resources for building these homes, which are the most eco-friendly living unit, are made with what is available at hand, and in Rajasthan, and p...