Friday, June 28, 2013

Month of Ramadan – An Affair to Remember For Tourists

Keen vacationers who wish to sample the best of Islamic culture and religion can book tickets on flights arriving at countries/cities that celebrate the month of Ramadan with great gusto. The festival is an opportune time to take pleasure in the revelries and festivities that are associated with Islam. Dubai, Abu Dhabi and India are among the many places that celebrate the holy month of Ramadan with much zeal and excitement.

In 2013, the Holy Month of Ramadan will start on Tuesday, the 9th of July and will continue for 30 days until Wednesday, the 7th of August. While the festival is a period of abstinence for Muslims, tourists who grab hold of tickets on flights to regions like India can enjoy the cultural resplendence that is usually associated with the faith. Apart from a pious and culturally-charged atmosphere, one can also feast on elaborate fares that are cooked up for the evening fast-breaking meals. In India, Old Delhi is a wonderful place to witness this spell-binding confetti of faith and fervour. The place is decorated beautifully with late night gatherings adding a certain charm to an already vibrant milieu. There is much to enjoy and a lot to shop for those who buy tickets and board Delhi bound flights to ancient India. 

Ramadan is a scared period for Muslims and tourists who book tickets on flights and land at Islamic countries must abide by certain codes of conduct during the period. However, travellers who invest on flights tickets for countries such as India, which feature a multicultural society, are bound to be treated with the best of both the worlds during Ramadan.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Explore & Shop at Dubai Souks

Visiting souks or traditional markets of Dubai is undeniably the great way of making the most of your money invested on tickets aboard flights and holidays in UAE! Drenched in old world charm and infused with consumerist culture, they offer the best of both worlds to explorers. They can bask deep into the Arabian charm and lay hands on unbelievably cheap gold, spices and may other items! Here is a look at two of the souqs in Dubai that truly deserve a visit of every keen traveller who seeks to get the maximum bangs for the bucks spent on tickets for flights and vacations.

Gold Souq
They are ever shining jewels in the crown of Dubai where you can shop to your heart’s content and get lost in a gilded world! Sitting in Deira, the treasure trove of dazzling stores selling platinum, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, opals and silver catches the fancy of one and all who buy tickets for flights and land here. The tight control by government ensures a safe and genuine shopping of gold. Bargaining is the most foolproof way to grab cheap and wide range of jewellery.

Spice Souk
Visiting this enchanting place is like assailing all your senses in the same breath! It remains one of the popular stamping grounds for holidaymakers booking tickets for flights and Dubai holiday packages. There is an avalanche of stalls boasting variety of spices ensuring wonderful diorama of gum olibanum, cinnamon, dried lemons, chillies, chilli, curry, turmeric, cloves and more.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

International Children Film Festival India to Start in November

The 18th edition of International Children Film Festival India (ICFFI) is not far off and it is time for every cineaste to look for cheap packages for holidays to India! The international children film festival is all set to take place from 14th to 20th November 2013. 

The fest aims to ignite young and old minds alike, while ensuring they have fun watching cinema. Both locals and out-of-state visitors spending on all-inclusive packages for holidays to India to witness the event will be able to watch more than 150 superb feature films, animations and documentaries selected from across the globe. 

The event will have three Competition Sections: Competition International, Competition Asian Panorama and Competition Little Directors where global and national films compete for the prestigious Golden Elephant Trophies, accompanied by cash awards.

The fest will also feature a host of special events, workshops, seminars, discussion forums, and much more to entertain, engage and enrich foreign cineastes who book flights and accommodation packages for holidays to the destination for the fiesta.

Foreign cineastes are sure to book all-inclusive packages for India holidays and attend this astounding event in hordes. However, all those who wish to attend the fest must remember to make advance bookings in order to procure cheap packages for holidays to India as the event is all set to start in the peak tourism month of November.  

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Maldivian to Commence Services to Colombo

In order to offer seamless connectivity and added tickets for flights running between Maldives and Sri Lanka, Maldivian, the national carrier of Maldives is mulling to commence services from three northern atolls of Maldives to Colombo from August.

Leisure travellers can now look forward to book tickets for flights scheduled to run from three northern atolls - Gaafu Alif, Gaafu Dhaalu and Fuvahmulah, Addu International Airport, Seenu Gan to Colombo.

Maldives based airlines is contemplating to start flights from 7 August 2013. But before commencing operations and offering tickets, the carrier is hoping to sign a code sharing and international agreement with Sri Lankan Airlines.

Sri Lankan airlines, the nation’s flag carrier is also eager to provide tickets on services running between Gan, Addu to Colombo. However the dates have not been decided yet.

Graced with remarkable beaches and sheer verdancy, Maldives and Sri Lanka are renowned as popular Indian Ocean destination. The move of boosting flights by the carriers would do good to travellers from both the destinations. They can enjoy improved connectivity and more options on tickets aboard flights.

Even international holidaymakers booking tickets for twin-centred holidays to Maldives and Sri Lanka can take advantage of these flights and conveniently move between the destinations.

BA launches Special Fares from Mumbai to London & New York

United Kingdom’s national carrier, British Airways has come up with special fares to delight travellers departing from India! The premier full service carrier is all set to make sure that holiday makers who book tickets on its return flights to travel from India’s Entertainment Capital, Mumbai to London and New York City are a happy lot.  

These special are being offered for a limited time period. These fares are available only on tickets booked for World Traveller (the airline's Premium Economy cabin) and Economy classes aboard British Airways’ flights departing from Mumbai in India to London and New York City.

The deal is sure to please not only the British Airways’ hospitality fans but also those budget tourists who wish to procure tickets on relatively cheap flights with BA and enjoy ergonomically designed seats, unlimited in-flight entertainment and the variety of delectable refreshments from India.

Industry insiders believe that British Airways is offering tickets aboard its flights departing from Mumbai to London and New York City in its endeavour to tap the increasing travel demand on the popular routes from India. 

Under the latest promotions rolled out by the airline, the special fare will be available for booking till June 30, 2013 for travel till August 31, 2013.  

Using a fleet of wide and narrow-bodied Airbus and Boeing aircrafts, BA offers tickets aboard flights to various destinations located within Europe and in North America, Latin America, Canada, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Bangalore Open Air to be Held in July

Metal fans in India and even foreigners who have landed in the country after booking tickets on flights will be delighted to know that Bangalore Open Air (BOA) is set to take place on July 6th, 2013 at Jayamahal Palace Grounds in the IT city of Bangalore. BOA is the only dedicated Heavy Metal Festival in India and has been initiated last year only. 

The second edition of the open-air festival is expected to be much bigger and is going to boast a much larger international presence. Six international and two Indian bands will be performing, much to the enjoyment of local fans and foreigners who are already in Bangalore after having snapped tickets on flights for Indian sojourn. Animals As Leaders, Sodom, Ihsahn, Dark Tranquility, Iced Earth, Leprous, Millennium and Demonic Resurrection is the line-up of performers for this year’s BOA.  

Interested parties can book tickets for the concert online. Early bird special is also available for music aficionados who book their tickets in advance. Foreign tourists who are already in India can also look to catch this musical extravaganza. This will offer a unique perspective to their holidays in India and will offer them much to remember before they board their return flights for back home. July is a relatively cheap tourist season in India. Cheap flights and pocket-friendly hotel rooms are available in numbers. Surely, vacationers who are hoping to travel to India can book tickets on flights to the country and include this pulsating event in their holiday tour.

Friday, June 21, 2013

India’s First Non-Fiction Book Fest to Be Held in Mumbai

Tickets aboard India bound flights arriving in Mumbai are particularly popular amongst those who wish to get a slice of Indian cultures, Victorian art-deco spread and cosmopolitanism. However, bibliophiles who have already booked their tickets aboard international flights destined for the city during June 2013 will be able to partake in one of country’s most unique book fests, India Non-Fiction Festival (INFF).

The first edition of INFF will take place from June 21 to 23, 2013 and will be centred on the theme ‘Be Bold, Stay Real’. The event will unfold itself as a vital platform for non-fictional authors and bibliophiles to interact with each other.

Though Mumbai’s thriving commerce and a string of attractions have long been the major draw for leisure and business tourists, this three day literary extravaganza has lately become an unavoidable reason tempting thousands to look for tickets deals aboard flights bound for Mumbai.

Organizers expect the event to become an annual flagship event in India’s cultural and literary calendar. The festival will see panel discussions, conversations with authors, new launches, and signing sessions to engage book lovers buying tickets on cheap flights destined for the city.

Apart from all these activities, the festival will also double up as a vital platform to create awareness and have open discussions on sensitive subjects like Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender (LGBT) in society.

With loads of entertainment and enrichment, it really makes sense for international bibliophiles vacationing in India to look for last minute deals for tickets on flights to the city and attend this knowledge packed initiative!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Kerala Tourism to Delight Vacationers with its ‘Seaplane Ride’ Project

Good news for all those looking to book air tickets for Kerala bound flights! The tourism board in the southernmost Indian state has launched a ‘seaplane ride’ project that will bestow the travellers with easy, instant and hassle-free travel experience. Yes, you heard it right! The seaplane service has started off from June 2 this year.

With this exclusive and first of this kind of projects in India, tourists will see a dramatic cut in their travel time while holidaying in Kerala: one of the most sought after holiday destinations in India. They will enjoy a smooth connectivity between over 20 destinations locally, including Ashtamudi, Kochi, Calicut, Punnamada, Kumarakom, Munnar and Bolgatty. No doubt, the purpose behind launching of the project is to offer the visitors total connectivity by air.

Nothing comes for free. And certainly not the seaplane ride which the state intends to sell as transfer packages. Prices of tickets for a 20-minute jaunt traversing Kochi-Trivandrum-Calicut-Alleppey have been revealed by some sources to be approximately US$ 53. That’s around INR 3000 per person.

How effective the service could be? Well, the exact results are yet to come, but it seems that the tourism in the state will get a sharp boost by this initiative. Demand for tickets for flights landing in Kerala is expected to rise substantially. Certainly, travellers from European countries including the UK, which already accounts for one of the highest influxes of tourists in Kerala, will see the move to add considerably to their holiday comfort and enjoyment.

The award winning destination, Kerala is a hot favourite among global as well as domestic tourists in India. Every year, thousands of backpackers book tickets for flights to India to explore the natural gems that Kerala has to offer.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Top National Parks in India

Wildlife enthusiasts buying tickets aboard flights arriving in India can closely observe the country’s unmatched biodiversity by visiting the following national parks.

Jim Corbett
Named after the famed hunter-explorer Jim Corbett, this is among the best maintained sanctuaries for the tigers in India. Well connected by roads, those purchasing tickets for Delhi flights can get here after a few hours’ drive. Best time to visit include late summer as well as autumn to spring. Key attractions here are various indigenous plant species, myriad reptiles, elephants and the spotted deer.

Those booking flights tickets to the pink city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan can easily visit Ranthambore during their holiday. Home to an ancient fort popular among visitors, the protected wildlife reserve nearby is one of the best places for a safari in India. Apart from a range of indigenous plants and rare birds, various species of deer including blackbucks and tigers also abound here. Though open round the year, ideal time to visit is from early autumn to late spring, as summer temperatures are uncomfortably high.

Famed as one of the few places in India to see the one-horned rhinocerous, Kaziranga is among the most well maintained reserves in the country. The ideal time to come here is from late autumn to early spring as during other times of the year, the lush green elephant grass obscures viewing of the wildlife. Holidaymakers can take flights to Guwahati, capital of Assam state in India and subsequent buy tickets to avail the public transport or book taxis to reach their destination.

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Monday, June 17, 2013

Sydney’s Good Food & Wine Show Set to Tempt Tourists

It is time for an eating spree in Sydney! The dazzling city of Australia is set to celebrate the most awaited event, Good Food and Wine Show in June 2013, transforming into a happy hunting ground for locals and international tourists who have reserved tickets for flights arriving during this time of the month.

Scheduled to take place at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre from 28 to 30 June 2013, it is one of the largest consumer exhibitions of Australia that features the best of Australian cuisines and wines by the excellent producers, vintners and chefs.

At the event, you can sample out the vast range of food, vinos & coffee from over 300 producers and also savour free samples of cheese from 14 regions across Australia.

Furthermore, the show will also feature celebrity theatre, offering the great prerogative of learning the most recent recipes, tips, tricks and techniques from well-known chefs including Donna Hay, Michelle Bridges, Maggie Beer and more. “A Journey Through Coffee with Nespresso” is another superb affair that will highlight the diversity of 4 Grand Cru coffees.

Australia’s rich eating culture is apparent in this festival. With such a marvellous range of colourful events, international travellers who are spending on tickets for flights and overall Sydney holidays will definitely get the maximum bangs for their bucks.

Even weather-wise, June is a pleasant time to pick tickets and deals on Australia bound flights. The climate is cool and sightseeing is fun. It is advisable to plan your travel in advance and reserve tickets for flights soon to make the most of your Sydney trip. 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Hilton Worldwide To Open a New Hotel in Abu Dhabi

Leisure and business holiday makers seeking to invest on tickets for flights to the UAE’s capital city, Abu Dhabi will soon have one more accommodation option available to them. Hilton Worldwide has plans in place to rebrand and re-open Abu Dhabi Al Maqta as Hilton Abu Dhabi Capital Grand in Summer 2013. Foreign travellers who opt to book a room at the ‘about to re-launch’  property after picking up tickets on flights bound for Abu Dhabi will be able to enjoy a lot of services and amenities that are available at the venue. The place has been billed as an ‘architectural masterpiece’ and has managed to create some interest in the market.

The location of the hotel, close to the Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and in the heart of the city's new financial district, is a big plus for tourists who land here for a stay. The location of the property is perfect for business travellers who visit the city to further their business agenda after securing tickets on flights for the emirate.

The new property features several spacious accommodations, each with floor-to ceiling glass windows and marble bathrooms. Guests at the hotel will have access to 700-capacity grand ballroom with a separate 500-capacity function room, multiple meeting rooms and two boardrooms. One will also be able to enjoy indoor or outdoor pool, and several restaurants and bars, much to the delight of foodies booking tickets on flights and deciding to dwell here. 

Friday, June 14, 2013

Singapore Set to Host the Annual Food Festival

Well-known to set global vacationers on a mad scramble for tickets on flights to Singapore and cheap holiday deals, Singapore is offering yet another come-on for travellers! An amazing food festival is all ready to treat the soul and senses of gourmets with a superb smorgasbord of regional as well as international cuisines.  

Scheduled to take place from 28 Jun to 28 Jul 2013, the extravaganza will bring together assorted cultural dishes in a single platter. It is also going to feature a superb repertoire of colourful events and gambols, ensuring a gala time for both locals and foreign tourists who seek to make the most of their money spent on tickets aboard flights and Singapore vacations in general.

It is going to be a month-long fest that offers a golden chance of taking pleasure in wide range of cuisines including Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan dishes at urban centres and historical enclaves like Chinatown or Little India.  

Gastronomists having penchant for culture can also make way to traditional restaurants in ethnic enclaves that bring cultural facts to light and regale the foodies with delectable delicacies at the same time. It goes without saying that the unrivalled eating experience during this carnival will literally leave tourists gloating over their decision of planning Singapore holidays and reserving those tickets for flights.

In addition, it also brings along a vast range of carnivals and tasting sessions, offering enough chances for gratifying the taste buds and enjoying to one’s heart content. Visitors can also take advantage of discounts and promotions offered by eating houses.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Philippines’ Unconventional Fare that Dares you to Eat it!

The Philippines is a beautiful country and its warm hearted people as well as zestful culture are probably best illustrated through its unconventional yet delicious cuisine. Seldom considered to be a culinary hotspot in the league of Thailand or China, for those seeking delight in unorthodox delicacies, Philippines’s Manila is just the place to book flights tickets to. If you are a foodie and have bought tickets on flights to the destination, then here are just two of the must try dishes unique to the Filipino people. 

These are delicious bite sized appetizers, crispy on the outside and moist on the inside, however, the details of its ingredients are definitely not for the faint hearted! Kamaro is made from mole crickets and ones from Pampanga province are considered to be the best. Don’t worry, the bugs are cleaned and their wings and legs are removed, subsequently, the remaining portion is boiled in garlic and vinegar. The boiled cricket is sautéed in oil with tomatoes and onions to make this sumptuous appetizer.

Dinuguan At Puto
If you get served this dish in a restaurant, it may not seem very appetizing by its looks. But take a mouthful with rice cake (puto) and it will surely be unlike anything you have tasted before. Key ingredients of this local delicacy are the innards of pig, which are stewed in fresh blood of pigs seasoned using oregano, onion and garlic. The dish is definitely something worth tasting for a gourmand who looks for unorthodox culinary adventures. 
And if that is not all to satiate your hunger for unconventional food, try out Sisig, Betute or Crispy Pata before you board your flights back home. 

Be it the most unheard of recipes or the more popular cuisines, food in Philippines could well become your reason to preserve your flight tickets to the country as a vivid reminder of the flavours here.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Top 2 Ski Holiday Destinations in New Zealand

While it is quite common to find elated holidaymakers strongly recommending the destination they just visited, the advice is worth taking especially if the destination is New Zealand! For ski lovers of any level, the country is crammed full of sites which are definitely worth your time and monies spent on procuring cheap flights tickets and hotels. In winter, the snow covered slopes across New Zealand beckon adventurous travellers to try their hand at skiing, heliskiing or snowboarding. Here are top two snow-carpeted ski destinations that will set your pulse racing right after you disembark your flights to the land down under! 

Mt. Ruapehu
Despite being perhaps the most popular destination in this country for snowy fun, air tickets for visiting Mt. Ruapehu is not likely to burn a hole in your pocket. Located on the North Island of New Zealand, these slopes are easily accessible from Wellington airport that greets countless adventure enthusiasts who take flights to New Zealand in search of some thrilling moments. Most tourists planning their winter activities on the snow-covered circuit stay at Ohakune, a nearby town, due to copious availability of key tourist facilities including chic restaurants, classic hotels, shopping and other entertainment options.

Treble Cone
This popular snow destination on the country’s South Island is best known for its amazing views of the nearby areas. This area is served by the Christchurch International Airport that is a popular choice of travellers purchasing tickets aboard cheap flights arriving in the South Island of New Zealand. The vertical drop and off-piste at Treble Cone, which is nestled in the middle of the Southern Alps, has a legendary following amongst skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts all over the world.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Snow-Bound Rohtang Pass Opens In India

India is all set to retain its position as one of the world’s favourite holiday destinations, be it any season! Government authorities recently opened the gates of snow-bound Rohtang Pass bringing bundle of joys for budget tourists who have booked travel packages for holidays to India during the summer months. 

It is hoped that this development will encourage more number of people to book air travel packages for holidays to the north Indian province of Himachal Pradesh. The gates are expected to remain open till mid or late July.  

Authorities are ensuring all measures to provide adequate parking and security to tourists who have already booked or are planning to spend on affordable packages to enjoy the scenic beauty of this superb location during their holidays to northern India.

As per media reports, Border Roads Organization (BRO) had submitted the road fitness report and is working against odds to keep the highway free of debris and snow and the road has been widened enough to accommodate two vehicles at a time. In addition, police personnel are camping at the place and would patrol the area from morning to late evening to ensure safety of travellers who grab hold of lucrative packages for accommodations for their summer holidays in the region. 

Rohtang Pass is a popular hotspot for summer holidays in Himachal Pradesh. Every year, thousands of foreigners seek air travel packages to visit this state in northern part of India.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Immerse into the Unparalleled Charm of New Zealand Beaches

Winds caressing the face; rejuvenating aura infusing out of every nook and cranny and a diorama of immaculate sands and turquoise waters – the charm of New Zealand beaches literally leave you aghast with wonder! You cannot help but succumb to its mysterious glory and grin from ear to ear with immense gratification that you bought those flights tickets for touring this wonderland called New Zealand. Here are two of the popular ones! 

Located on the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, it is just two hours away from Auckland. It is one of the most well-known seaside spots where vacationers can make the most of their holidays and indulge in gamut of thrilling activities including swimming, surfing, fishing, walking or diving. It also features a largest shopping space with superb supermarket, a selection of trendy restaurants and cafes. Almost everyone who books tickets’ deal for New Zealand bound flights for leisure vacations makes a room for Whangamata in their itinerary!

Ocean Beach
It remains the finest place to hit in this nation! Dubbed as “The Mount”, it enjoys immense popularity among those booking tickets aboard flights and New Zealand holiday packages. Located in northern Bay of Plenty, it is one of the finest places to visit in North Island. The ultimate seaside attraction is where you immerse into unparalleled glory and take delights in array of gambols including surfing and swimming. One can also find plenty of cafes and restaurants for indulging in an orgy of eating.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Top 2 Business Hotels in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, the boomtown of diamond and gold industries, remains a compelling stop for most business travellers who book tickets and deals for South Africa bound flights. Looking at the popularity of the city among corporate flyers, a good number of business hotels have mushroomed in Johannesburg. Here is a look at two of the most well-known ones offering all the amenities to corporate travellers visiting South Africa.

City Lodge
City Lodge at OR Tambo Airport is nothing less than a “home away from home”! It blends the convenient location with spacious air-conditioned rooms, boardroom, conference facilities, fitness room and a pool. Equipped with all kinds of commercial amenities and other essentials, the property remains a choice of many corporate flyers who seek an ideal accommodation for making the most of their money spent on tickets aboard flights and above all your trip to this commercial centre of South Africa.

African Pride 
The 5-star African Pride, located within the urban Melrose Arch, is by all odds an apt property that justly fits the bill of executives who book tickets on flights to sojourn Johannesburg. The groundbreaking architecture and wonderful designs ooze an irresistible charm while comfort and convenience goes hand in hand at its spacious rooms. The 24/7 centre, boasting high-tech boardrooms, complete secretarial services, personal computers with printer and Internet kiosks, steals the show. What is more, the hotel’s idyllic location near chic restaurants and cafes ensure best of both worlds to guests and patrons who invest on tickets aboard South Africa bound flights.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

India a dream destination for every Backpacker!

India is such a riot of colours, cultures and diversity that there can be no other way of exploring it except through backpacking.  The country observes the coming together of varied cuisines, many cultures, vibrant festivities, ancient structures, huge mountains, deep ravines, golden deserts and verdant forests which together have the capacity to leave most pilgrims enthralled. Countless backpackers book flight tickets to the country every year and create unforgettable memories. Here is a smattering of some simple tips that go in to make the monies spent on India flights and holidays all the more worthwhile for a backpacker.

Most backpackers travel on a budget. Saving on flights to India and accommodation options is the best way to enjoy other outdoor activities at the countless destinations here. Tickets on cheap flights to the country can be bagged with the Indian airlines – Air India and Jet Airways.
Flights are not available in all parts of the country; you may have to avail the services of buses, trains and taxis. Avoid touts while booking any means of transport as you might be duped.
Cheap flights tickets are ok, but while booking a cheap hotel in India do ensure factors like personal safety and hygiene.
Your backpack should carry all essentials items and you should always have a local map and a guide book handy.
All times be protected against the deadly insect populace.
Be aware of the local laws and customs, and be ready with the contact details of all useful local agencies.
Know the destination you are headed towards in advance.
Avail ATMs but do not carry excessive cash.
Avoid isolated areas.
Be well informed about the prevailing weather conditions of the area you are headed towards and carry sufficient gear to arm you against adverse natural elements.

With above tips in mind, book your tickets on the flights headed to this enchanting land of the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda and let the magic weave around you!

Monday, June 3, 2013

Indian Items to be Duty-Free As Well at Airports of India

Foreign travellers who are looking to grab hold of tickets on flights headed to Indian airports have a new reason to smile now! The authorities in India have decided to allow the sale of goods manufactured in India without excise duty at its airports. This basically means that international fliers with hands around tickets on flights to and from India can now shop for indigenous goods at duty-free shops (DFSs). The move is seen as an attempt to promote ‘Brand India’.

Thus far, DFSs at international airports of the country, could sell only imported stuff. Products manufactured by India were available too but they were not exempted from duty. Travellers, who had tickets for flights and were using the country gateways, needed to pay the taxes as well whenever they choose to buy Indian stuff unlike imported things they could buy sans tariff. News reports reveal that authorities took the decision following representations for duty-free sale of India manufactured commodities both during arrival and departure. This was done to assure that local products are on the equal footing with the imported ones. 

The news is surely music to the ears of shopping freaks who secure tickets aboard India flights and plan to fill their bags with wonderful indigenous goods being manufactured in India. Now passengers can pick tickets on flights landing in India and opt either to spend money on tax-free imported goods or on cheap, tax-free Indian commodities.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Etihad Airways to Boost Frequency to Four Cities

In a bid to offer seamless connectivity to business travellers and leisure vacationers seeking tickets on flights operating from Abu Dhabi to various regional destinations, Etihad Airways, the national flag carrier of United Arab Emirates is boosting frequency to Cairo, Islamabad, Muscat and Amman from June 15, 2013. 

The national carrier will increase Cairo bound flights to three times day from current 18 weekly services in order to offer added tickets to travellers seeking air travel on extensive network of the airline.

In addition, Abu Dhabi-Islamabad will be enhanced from seven to nine per week, enhancing connectivity over the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub to key destinations across the Middle East and Europe. More options will also spell flexibility for flyers remaining on a constant lookout for tickets.
The airline going to enhance additional services to Muscat, taking total number of flights to 23 every week and contributing to added options for tickets on flights running from Abu Dhabi to Omani capital and other major destinations including Japan, China and South Korea. Besides, it will also provide tickets for four extra overnight operations to per week to existing double-daily services from Abu Dhabi to Amman, contributing to improved connectivity to various regions in South East Asia and Australia.

It is expected that additional services would do good to passengers seeking tickets for flights operating from Abu Dhabi and vast network of long and ultra long haul flights. On the other hand, increasing number of options on these routes may also spell cheap deals for budget-conscious flyers.

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