Thursday, May 30, 2013

Pakistan – The Triplet That Spells Terrific Tour!

Pakistan is a repository of splendid cultural and historical gems that compel heaps of travellers from all over the world to seek travel tickets on flights to Pakistan. There are enough sightseeing attractions in the country to impress each and every sort of traveller getting into Pakistan. Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi are three cities in Pakistan that are perhaps most popular with holidaymakers and compel them to secure tickets aboard international flights arriving in Pakistan. 

Lahore
Lahore is the cultural highpoint of the country. A number of travellers book tickets on flights to Lahore in order to sate their craving for a fantastic, colourful splurge of sightseeing avenues. Lahore Fort, Shahi Qila, Minar-e-Pakistan, Jehangir's Tomb, and Shalimar Gardens are few sightseeing spots that are pretty popular with holidaymakers grabbing air tickets aboard Pakistan flights. 

Islamabad
Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, is well renowned in the global tourism circuit for its wonderful set of attractions that majorly include museums and historical emblems. The city is also considered one the greenest capital cities in the world and is thus pretty popular with green thumbs booking tickets on flights to the Asian country. Taxila is the most popular tourist-centric attraction in the city. Others are National Art gallery, Lok Virsa Museum and Islamabad Museum. 

Karachi
Karachi is pretty popular with the young adults taking tickets on flights to the nation.  The city has a thriving party scene that garners respect from one and all. Beaches could perhaps be the most prominent lure among those getting hold of tickets on flights to the city. Camel and horse rides are also popular at these beaches.  



Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Sheraton Karachi Hotel – The Address of Luxury in Pakistan


Most holiday makers booking tickets aboard flights arriving in Pakistan believe that Sheraton Karachi Hotel is one of country’s most luxurious five-star retreats. Fittingly perched at around 17kms from Jinnah International Airport, the property is set right in the heart of Karachi’s bustling business district.

Travellers booking tickets aboard cheap indirect flights arriving in the city and opting to stay here may enjoy easy access to local shopping precincts and explore numerous sightseeing gems, spend some time at the nearby beaches or ensure chances to see Karachi’s popular Kemari Harbour.

The lush retreat features 407 tastefully furnished and thoughtfully designed guestrooms spread across three different categories of Business, Deluxe and Club rooms. Almost all rooms feature Sheraton’s signature warmth and comfort as well as a host of amenities and facilities to ensure comfortable stays for both business and leisure travellers booking tickets on board flights arriving in the country.

Sheraton Karachi Hotel simply steals the crown when it comes to fine dining in Pakistan. In fact, amongst different properties in the country, Sheraton’s food rules the heart and soul of both locals and out-of-state epicureans booking tickets aboard flights landing in the country. The different eating places at the property include all day buffet restaurant, an authentic Pakistani Restaurant, a Lebanese Restaurant, an Italian Restaurant and round-the-clock Coffee Shop.

The hotel also holds its own amongst different estates in Pakistan in terms of recreational facilities. Tourists spending on tickets on board flights arriving in Pakistan and opting to stay here may choose to swim in the outdoor pool, work out at the state-of-the-art gym, relax at the sauna, take a steam bath or enjoy refreshing at the Jacuzzi. 

Monday, May 27, 2013

New York - A Happy Hunting Ground for Family Vacations

Paradisiacal city of New York in USA is a happy hunting ground for families who reserve tickets aboard flights and take vacations here. With enchanting child-friendly attractions, hotels and eateries, it has everything what parents seek in an apt holiday destination.

Attractions
New York can never be accused of being short of attractions! There is an avalanche of intriguing museums, fascinating zoos and other tourist trappings that truly live up to the expectations of families who invest on tickets for flights and USA holidays. American Museum of Natural History is one of the best bets offering cornucopia of natural history exhibits. Besides, Bronx Zoo and Lower East Side Tenement Museum are some other options where parents can make the most of their money spent on tickets on flights and vacations in USA.  

Hotels
There are ample of family friendly hotels in this USA city. Families reserving tickets on flights can effortlessly find an apt destination offering convenient location and special amenities for kids. Doubletree Guest Suites, 70 Park Avenue, Loews Regency and Southgate Tower Suite are some of the popular options among families opting for an accommodation in the region.

Restaurants
New York is inundated with a large variety of eating houses. Alice's Tea Shop, Prime Burger, Shake Shack and Yeah Shanghai Deluxe are some of the prominent ones that serve kid-friendly meals and remain compelling stops among hordes of holidaymakers who book tickets on flights to sojourn USA

Friday, May 24, 2013

Two Irresistible Tourist Destinations in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, the teardrop shaped island country in the Indian Ocean, has of late made a grand entry on the world tourism map and holds prominence as a leading tourist destination among travellers all over the world. Here are just two of the nation’s big draws that everyone booking flights tickets to the country dreams of a rendezvous with.

Sigiriya Rock Fortress
This, 1,214 feet high UNESCO World Heritage Site, believed to be the remnant of a long extinct volcano, is surrounded by well maintained gardens and provides a commanding view of the surrounding areas. All those buying tickets on flights to Sri Lanka must make the time to visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. The site can be easily reached by road and travellers can avail cabs from Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, after their flight land at the Colombo International Airport.

Batticoloa and the East Coast of Sri Lanka
Those who book flights to Sri Lanka with desire to explore its golden sandy beaches, enjoy peaceful days sunbathing while sipping on refreshing coconut water, must find the time to visit the many beaches on the East Coast of Sri Lanka, including Batticoloa that tops popularity charts. Seafood aficionados who buy tickets on flights to the country to immerse in the authentic flavours can treat themselves to freshly caught and cooked sea food at such locations. After their flights land at Colombo International Airport, travellers can choose to buy tickets on trains or book a cab to visit the Batticoloa beach.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Sheraton’s New Plush Hotel to Open Soon in Bangalore

Holiday makers planning to book travel packages for holidays to India in the near future have yet another reason to rejoice as they can now savour five-star hospitality at Sheraton’ latest luxury offering in the city of Bangalore. The popular hospitality brand is all set to launch Sheraton Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Centre on August 1, 2014.

Beautifully set in the heart of India’s Mecca of IT – Bangalore and located within close proximity to multinational IT and Fortune 500 companies, the new property will feature 325 elegantly-decorated guest rooms and suites. The rooms have been thoughtfully designed with an intention to offer utmost comfort to luxury seekers booking travel packages for holidays to India

All the rooms will feature contemporary amenities, including WIFI internet access, LCD televisions, spacious bathrooms, Sheraton Sweet Sleeper beds and other thoughtful amenities to tender extremely comfortable and elegant stays to luxury seekers spending on travel packages for holidays to South India’s popular city of Bangalore.

Intricately designed and incepted to appeal to both the leisure and business travellers booking all-inclusive packages on India holidays, the hotel will feature almost 1,500 square metres of total function space, including the 980-square-metre Banquet Hall. The adjoining convention centre spans nearly 5,000 square metres.

Additionally, the property will also feature a pool, a fully-equipped gym, spa, five restaurants, coffee shop, bar, and nightclub to please its guests who painstakingly book luxury packages for holidays to India and look for leisure activity options available right at the doorsteps.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Explore the Glory of Unexplored Bali Beaches

Bali is a treasure trove of beaches that lures legions of travellers to spend on tickets aboard flights. Beyond the splendour of Kuta, Sanur and Nusa Dua, lies the mystic charm of Bali’s unexplored shoreline. Utterly magical and never crowded, these spectacular seaside gems are worth one's time and trouble. If you seek an experience beyond ordinary and something off the beaten track, here is a list of best of hidden marvels suiting to a T.  

Perasi
It is a sweet getaway perched in embrace of two hills between the striking villages of Bugbug and Perasi. The untamed shoreline infused with an enlivening air overwhelms with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the best of fishing, snorkelling, sunbasking and sailing. You can also immerse into the rural magnificence of villages and behold the glorious Pura Bale Agung temple. Then there are plenty of seafood eating houses and sunbathing opportunities for making the most of your money spent on tickets aboard flights and Indonesian vacations.

Balangan
Balangan hidden under a striking hill accentuates the opulence of the island’s southern part. The destination offers ideal conditions for surfing and remains a preferred choice of global surfers. You can treat the senses with swimming and sunbathing at limpid blue waters and have a whale of time. Beholding the magical sunset on its shores is a true reward for investing on those tickets on flights and planning vacations. It is situated some steps down from the hill and is easily accessible.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Abu Dhabi-Based Hotel Chain to Enter India

Tourists who are keen on India holidays and look to incorporate quality accommodation options in their vacation packages are likely to have more alternatives made available to them by Abu Dhabi-based hospitality group, Rotana. The group has plans in place to set up 20 properties in India in the next 10 years, offering multiple choices to all sorts of vacationers seeking packages for India holidays. The firm is seeking to debut in India with its flagship brand Rotana in the upscale category and the hotel apartment chain, Arjaan. Also, the hospitality group will introduce another of its brand, Centro in India.

Rotana Hotels and Resorts is more of upscale brand that aims to target the big spenders on their holidays in India. On the other hand, Arjaan is likely to appeal to budget vacationers who plan holidays and include mid-level accommodation choices in their packages. Centro is another budget option and is most likely to be hit among tourists looking for pocket-friendly options when booking holiday packages for India tour.

The company’s first property is expected to become operational in 2016 in the National Capital Region of India.

Internationally, the company has 46 properties in 10 countries. The firm has another 44 in the pipeline that are expected to come up by 2016 across 10 more countries.


Friday, May 17, 2013

The Best of Warm and Friendly Ladakh, India

Perched in the north eastern region of India, cradling between two magnificent mountains of Karakoram and the Himalayas, sits the picturesque and serene Ladakh. Tourists from around the world book packages to spend their holidays in Ladakh to live in its unspoilt and unparalleled beauty and to breathe in the rich Buddhist and rural charms. Apart from the cultural highlights, this beautiful district in the State of Jammu and Kashmir also lures outdoor activity seekers to seek vacation packages and spend their holidays here to keep the adrenaline rush running.

The best of warm and friendly Ladakh is in its cultural significance, its monasteries and Buddhist teaching and philosophies. It is also reflected in its terrain, one of the finest in India for biking, cycling, trekking and various other excursions. The best also reflects when a traveller spending his holidays here is invited by local villagers to come and visit their houses and taste their local dishes. Holiday packages for the region gives travellers a well rounded experience combined with warm hospitality of the locals, sightseeing options, religious festivals of the famous monasteries and a good time at various trek trails and valley passes. With little western influence, the place abounds with serene charm which reflects on the inviting faces of its people and picturesque beauty of the place. Witness the prayers and chanting of the monks at the monasteries of Sankar, Spituk, Shey, Thiksey, Stakna, Matho, Lamayuru, Phing, Mangu, Wanla, Hemis Gompa and Sumda. Take on the challenging treks of Markha Vallery, Gandala Pass, Khardungla Pass and Nubra Valley or just sit back and relax at your local village hotel mingling with the locals now and then. The place, with its moon like terrain and Tibet like feel invites tourists from around the world to look for travel packages for holidays in this heavenly abode of India.



Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Adventures in the Canadian Rockies

Emerald green lakes, magnificent peaks, alpine landscape and an opportunity to explore a plethora of outdoor and adventure activities invite travellers from all over the world to book tickets on Canada bound flights for Canadian Rockies. The place abounds with myriad of activities for travellers to indulge and that too in a picturesque setting overlooking various villages and cities from top of a mountain. 

The Rockies offer many sightseeing options for its visitors. The national parks in and around the region invite tourists in numbers to book tickets on flights bound for Canada. Banff, Jasper and Kootenay are three major parks in the region that houses diverse flora and fauna. Those looking to get close and personal with the wild can expect a face off with bighorn sheep, mountain goats, lynx, puma and the ferocious grizzly bear. The national park is not the only charm around here for those grabbing tickets onboard flights. There are options of river rafting, mountain climbing, trekking, excursions and cycling available for tourists to explore. Go for white water rafting at Sunwapta River or just boat around the iconic Athabasca River overlooking the splendour of the green bushy forest. There are several trekking trails in the region, with the most famous being the Skogan Pass, Policeman’s Creek and the Cougar Creek. From medium to extreme all sorts of trekking trails are available here. Ice fields and glaciers are also major draws in this area which make tourist book tickets on flights bound for Canada. 



Monday, May 13, 2013

Dragonair to Boost Frequency on India-Hong Kong Route

International flyers considering tickets on flights for travelling between India and Hong Kong have all the reason to smile now. Dragonair, the sister airline of Cathay Pacific, has announced to offer tickets for additional service on Kolkata-Hong Kong route from October 4.

The carrier currently runs flights on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will offer tickets for new services on Thursday from October 4. The additional operation is going to bring the total number of flights from four to five per week, providing greater flexibility and vast connectivity to travellers seeking tickets for convenient air travel on the route.

Kolkata-Hong Kong is a popular route and enjoys immense popularity among leisure as well as business travellers seeking tickets aboard flights. It is the only carrier that links these two prominent Asian destinations after Air India Express drew back its operations a year ago.

It is expected that the extra service is going to cater to the growing demands and benefit all kinds of fliers who often remain on a mad scramble for tickets for flights running on the sector.  

The Hong Kong-based carrier is an affiliate member of oneworld, one of the largest global airline alliances.  Passengers reserving tickets with the airline can take advantage of its extensive network, peerless onboard entertainment and flexible options.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Rotana Resort To Launch In 2015

International luxury seekers and Rotana hospitality fans planning to book tickets on flights arriving in Abu Dhabi in the near future have even more options to savour five-star holiday stays at UAE’s colourful capital now! One of the Middle East & Africa’s leading hospitality groups, Rotana is all set to launch its new, Saadiyat Rotana Resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE sometime in 2015.

Marvellously set on Abu Dhabi’s secluded and serene Saadiyat Beach, the newest property will feature 354 guest rooms and suites in addition to 13 private beach villas with amazing views of the ocean, landscaped courtyards and lagoon areas. All the guestrooms will be intricately designed to feature all possible mod and cons to match the requirement and comfort of luxury seekers booking tickets on direct or indirect flights for holidays to UAE’s capital city.

In addition, the property will also feature a variety of food & beverage outlets, state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities and a fully-equipped Bodylines health & fitness club to offer elegantly comfortable stays to both business and leisure vacationers spending for tickets on flights arriving in the UAE.

The new luxurious property will also feature ‘Zen the spa’ to ensure good time for weary travellers who book tickets on flights arriving in the emirate in the UAE to unwind, relax and rejuvenate amid tranquil settings.

Though cheap may not be the best word to describe the new property, it is all set to catch the fancy of luxury seekers and business travellers tempting them to book tickets aboard international flights arriving in Abu Dhabi only to splurge here. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Starwood to Open Sheraton Amritsar Hotel in 2015

Starwood hospitality fans and luxury seekers planning to book tickets on flights landing in India in the near future have yet another superb accommodation choice as the popular hospitality giant, Starwood is all set to open its new hotel in north India’s popular city of Amritsar under its Sheraton brand on March 1, 2015.

The new property, Sheraton Amritsar Hotel will have 180 guest rooms and suites featuring flat screen LCD Television, a generous workspace, high speed Internet access and Sheraton sweet sleeper bed to offer extremely comfortable and elegant stays to luxury seekers buying tickets on international flights arriving in India.

Furthermore, the latest Starwood offering is all set to feature 1,492 square meters of meeting and function space, 5 separate rooms and a state-of-the-art business centre to suit the requirements of corporate guests booking tickets deals on India bound flights.

In addition, the hotel will feature an All Day Dining place, two specialty restaurants and a Lobby Lounge to please leisure vacationers and gourmands booking tickets on direct/indirect flights to the city in India.

Set to feature a fully-functional gym, swimming pool and signature spa, the property will also ensure that the fitness freaks and weary travellers booking tickets aboard flights landing in Amritsar are fully entertained.

The new Starwood estate’s fitting location in the close proximity of the popular city centre makes it an apt choice for both business as well as leisure vacationers booking tickets aboard flights landing in India.


 

Friday, May 3, 2013

Residency Sarovar Portico Launches in Mumbai

Holiday makers planning to book travel packages for holidays to India in the near future have yet another reason to rejoice as they can now savour five-star hospitality at Sarovar Hotels & Resorts’ fifth property located in the city of Mumbai. The popular hospitality brand recently launched Residency Sarovar Portico in Mumbai.

Beautifully set in the heart of North Mumbai within close proximity to the Mind Space, Bombay Exhibition Centre and Film City and some of the biggest malls in the city. The new property will feature 71 guestrooms. The rooms have been thoughtfully designed with an intention to offer utmost comfort to luxury seekers booking travel packages for holidays to India

Almost all the rooms will feature contemporary fittings and furnishings including WIFI internet access, LCD televisions with satellite channels, tea/coffee maker and mini bar to tender extremely comfortable and elegant stays to luxury seekers spending on travel packages for holidays to India’s popular city of Mumbai.

Intricately designed and incepted to appeal to both the leisure and business travellers booking all-inclusive packages on India holidays, the hotel will feature 2,800 square feet of meetings, 24 hour business centre and events space.

Intricately designed to tempt both the leisure and business traveller booking all-inclusive packages for India holidays or business trips, the estate features meeting and banquet facilities for up to 250 guests. The estate will also features a Tea Lounge that will cater to in-house guests and offers Indian and Continental cuisines to please gourmands booking luxury packages for holidays to India and opting to stay in the hotel.

Summer Holidays in India’s Top Tourist Hill Stations

The hill stations of India are known to provide a perfect summer retreat to those looking for pleasant weather, picturesque surroundings as well as thrilling outdoor activities.

The British were the first to discover the true essence and wonders of hill stations in India. They developed the northern Indian marvel, Shimla as their winter capital to escape the much dreaded Indian summers. Over the years, Shimla has transformed into a perfect getaway for escaping the blistering weather, beguiling hordes of tourists to consider making bookings for tickets aboard India flights. From taking a toy train ride with the family to going for an excursion and from hiking in the hills to just fishing in the river, foreign tourists procuring tickets on cheap India flights will never run out of activities to do in Shimla! Rich with outdoor activities and picture-pretty surrounding, holidays to Shimla is never going to tire you out.

Tourists also seem to love tickets on flights that take them to Kashmir, India’s northern most scenic paradise. Kashmir is a beautiful city of lakes and snow capped mountains. Famous for its gardens, snow-clad valleys, pretty shikaras (houseboats) on glittering lakes, and snow sport activities; holidays in Kashmir is another good idea to beat the heat after getting hold of tickets on flights for Indian travel.

Darjeeling is another very popular place in India that shoots up the demand for airline tickets during the hot weather. Home to Mount Kanchenjunga and rows of tea plantations the place enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year and is perfect for spending holidays after disembarking from India bound flights.

Coorg, in the south India, treats with natural beauty and is another good choice for enjoying vacations in India. 

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Philippine Airlines Spreads Wings in UAE & Other Destinations

In an attempt to meet the growing demands of flyers seeking tickets for flights operating between UAE and Manila, a flag carrier of Philippines, Philippine Airlines (PAL) is expanding services to two destinations in UAE. It is a part of carrier’s expansion plan to 12 new global routes across Middle East, Australia, China and Malaysia.

The airline will add new flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi with operations beginning from October 1 and November 1 respectively. In addition, it is also going to offer tickets for flights scheduled to commence in other Mideast regions like Doha (Qatar) November 1 and Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam (Saudi Arabia) from December 1.

Other new routes include Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) on May 2; Darwin, Brisbane and Perth (Australia) on June 1 and Guangzhou (China) on June 2.

According to airline’s President and COO, the expansion will open strategic gateways particularly in the Middle East. It will ensure greater connectivity to more destinations in the region through its interline partners, offering vast choices and direct connections to international tourists and business travellers seeking tickets for UAE bound services.

In addition, they can also take advantage of carrier’s seamless connections across Malaysia, Australia and China. On the other hand, budget conscious travellers may hope for cheap deals on tickets aboard flights. 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Top 2 Unusual Sites to See in Bangkok


Bangkok overwhelms with a wonderful melting pot of contrasts! You will see abundance of peculiarly striking and strikingly peculiar gems strewn at every nook and cranny. From wacky museums to quaint edifices, it is a treasure chest where tourist can see the unforeseen. Have a look at two of the most popular bizarre experiences, justifying the value of money spent on Thailand holidays and packages.

Erawan Museum
An enormous, three-headed elephant statue standing upon an equally huge plinth greets every visitor who tours Samut Prakan's Erawan Museum. Each storey bespeaks the distinctive Thai beliefs of the universe. The basement epitomizes the cosmological underwater world while the first floor boasts Mount Meru, a centre of universe as per the Buddhist belief. Certainly, it is one of the fascinating attractions where tourists can make the most of their money spent on Bangkok holidays and packages.  

Robot Building
Situated on South Sathorn Road, it is another queer jewel in the crown of Thai capital.  Elaborately designed with complete details including eyes and antennae, it is an attraction in itself. The whimsical fa├žade resembles a robot and adds a unique feel to city’s dazzling skyline. It is one of the enchanting places that enjoy immense popularity among vacationers booking packages and holidays for the city.  The edifice is not open to the public but can be easily viewed from the Skytrain between Surasak and Chong Nonsi stations.