Category Articles: Travel

More and more countries need to do more to welcome immigrants:Canadian PM in Gujarat

February 19, 2018
More and more countries need to do more to welcome immigrants:Canadian PM in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar: Canadian PM Justin P Trudeau today said that more and more countries should show much liberal and welcoming attitude towards the refugees coming in hope of a better life. Trudeau during his address and interactive session in IIMA here today said "More countries need to do more to welcome immigrants not because that is the right thing to do, but because refugees who flee the persecution in their country for a better life in another, are extremely grate...Read More

Singapore Airlines adds fifth weekly flight from Ahmedabad

February 19, 2018
Singapore Airlines adds fifth weekly flight from Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: Singapore Airlines today said it is pleased to announce the introduction of a fifth weekly flight from Ahmedabad to Singapore; to cater to the increased travel demand during the summer holiday season. A statement issued by Singapore Airlines said, 'the additional flight will operate every Friday from 27 April-25 May 2018. Customers booking their tickets by 31 March 2018 can avail of special, Economy Class return fares starting from INR 27,800 to Singapore; for travel until 31 Ma...Read More

Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

February 19, 2018
Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

Bharuch: The Prime Minister is likely to dedicate the Statue of Unity - world's tallest statue at Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam site on October 31st this year. Along with the statue and museum, the Prime Minister will also dedicate another tourist attraction - valley of flowers. The government has released Rs 6 crore of Rs 12 crore grant approved for the valley of flowers project. While Rs 3 crore was spent last year, another Rs 3 crore have been spent this year. The Prime Minister had sugg...Read More

Gujarat CM inaugurates first flight service connecting Ahmedabad to Mundra

February 17, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today inaugurated First Flight Service from Ahmedabad Airport connecting ‘Ahmedabad to Mundra’. Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated the UDAN service (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) with a vision that a common man can even travel in flight, said Mr. Rupani. State Government's goal is that the citizens of the state get maximum benefit of this scheme. State Government has made efforts to raise regional connectivity. It is worth...Read More

Foreign cruise brings 471 tourists to Porbandar

February 17, 2018
Foreign cruise brings 471 tourists to Porbandar

Porbandar:Foreign passenger vessel MV Silver Spirit (Built 2009) with total 367 crew and total 471 Passenger arrived at Gujarat Maritime Board Jetty on Porbandar Port yesterday. Her last port of call was Mumbai. The ship departed to next port of call Muscat (Oman) in the evening. The foreign tourists mainly from America and Britain visited Mahatma Gandhi's birth place Kirti Mandir in Porbandar during the afternoon. Read More

Surat to get Rs 606 crore 90 metre outer ring road in SUDA area: Gujarat government

February 16, 2018
Surat to get Rs 606 crore 90 metre outer ring road in SUDA area: Gujarat government

Surat: The city of Surat will get a 90-metre outer ring road in Surat Urban Development Authority(SUDA) area at a cost of around Rs 606 crore. The ring road will be developed as high density corridor, for which 11 town planning schemes are planned in 2,669 hectare area. This decision was taken in a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in state capital Gandhinagar today. The Chief Minister approved the project and directed the Municipal Commissioner of Surat a...Read More

Ahmedabad Airport likely to shut for air traffic between 10 am – 7 pm for one and half month

February 14, 2018

Ahmedabad: Repair and maintenance work of runaway at Sardar Patel International Airport here will commence later this month. The task will be taken up in two phases. The first phase will start from next Friday and continue till February 28. The second phase, involving re-carpeting of the runway, will begin on March 1 and continue till April 15. During the second phase, flight operations will be suspended from 10 am to 7 pm period. The airport authority has already conveyed the schedule...Read More

Mysuru – Udaipur Palace Queen Humsafar train to stop at Surat

February 14, 2018
Mysuru – Udaipur Palace Queen  Humsafar train to stop at Surat

Surat: BJP Lok Sabha member from Navsari, CR Patil today said the city of Surat will get stoppage of Mysuru - Udaipur Palace Queen Humsafar train following his successful representation before union rail minister Piyush Goyal. The train is going to be on its first journey on 1st March this year. Patil said, the train number 19667/19668 Palace Queen will leave Mysuru every Thursday and reach Udaipur after 2250 km journey. The train will have 18 coaches of 3rd AC. It will pass through five...Read More

Air Odisha set to launch flights connecting Ahmedabad to Mundra, Jamnagar and Diu this month

February 14, 2018

Ahmedabad: Private non-schedule air operator Air Odisha has been granted flying permit to launch operations of scheduled flights from February 17th. Air Odisha will start its operation with launch of Ahmedabad - Mundra and Ahmedabad - Jamnagar flights using a 19-seater Beechcraft B-1900D planes. While Ahmedabad to Mundra and Jamnagar flights will be launched by Gujarat Chief Minister, the other fliht connecting Ahmedabad to Diu is likely to be launched by the Prime Minister on February 25. Air O...Read More

Ahmedabad leads in free wi fi usage at railway stations in Gujarat

February 09, 2018
Ahmedabad leads in free wi fi usage at railway stations in Gujarat

Surat: As per an estimate, around 18-20 lakh users used free wifi facility at Surat railway station in last one year.Surat railway station got wifi facility about a year ago with 25 antennas, 2 routers and 12 switches. However in 3-month data, Ahmedabad had highest 214 TB data usage at railway station followed by Vadodara 162 TB and Surat 129 TB. Railtel and Google have given free wifi facility to 100 railway stations in A1 category. The next round will cover A category railway stations t...Read More

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