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October 20 (TravelAndy): Perth’s Swan River Seaplanes has expanded its operations to launch several new itineraries which commence this month in Australia.
Following a trial period of Margaret River day tours in early 2017, the company now offers three and four-day Margaret River Retreat packages.
Day trips to Rottnest Island, and the Pinnacles are two new offerings. Guests on the Rottnest Island tour will discover the island’s many beaches and bays, with time to capture a Quokka selfie, while guests on the Pinnacles – Taste of WA tour will be guided through the Pinnacles desert, have a crayfish lunch at the Lobster Shack, and meet koalas and kangaroos at Yanchep National Park. Continue reading New itineraries of Swan River Seaplanes →
October 17(TravelAndy): Shillong, in north east India, is ready to host India’s 2nd International Cherry Blossom festival from November 8 to 11, 2017.
The beautiful Khashi Hills in Shillong, Meghalaya will welcome visitors with its pink grandeur, which is expected to attract several domestic and international tourists.
The festival will conduct “ community events such as guided night walks, live music gigs, a beauty pageant, and stalls showcasing the cuisine, wine, arts and craft of the region. Travellers can join night walks under illuminated cherry blossoms, led by volunteers at Ward’s Lake between 5-8 p.m.. Alongside, there will be a rock concert, traditional folk music, unplugged western music and dance performances from all over North East India, choir performances, bicycle rallies, storytelling sessions of local and world folktales, and a Japan Higher Education Fair . Visitors can even bring their golf set along to participate in the Golf Cup. All events are free and open to all,’ said the official website of cherry blossom festival. Continue reading Cherry blossom fest in Shillong →
October 12 (TravelAndy): India-based Vistara airlines has announced an offer with all-inclusive one way fares starting from INR1149.
Booking under this scheme ends tomorrow, October 13 at midnight (23:59), for travel period of October 26, 2017 to March 24, 2018.
Tickets should be purchased at a minimum of 15 days prior to the travel period, said the airline. Continue reading Vistara offers tickets from INR1149 →
October 10 (TravelAndy): Jet Airways will introduce three new international services to its global network this winter, besides reinforcing six existing routes with additional flights.
The carrier will introduce its first non-stop service between New Delhi and Riyadh. It will also deploy additional flights on the Mumbai-Riyadh, Mumbai-Kuwait, Delhi-Doha and Delhi-Dammam sectors.
Effective October 29, 2017, new non-stop flights will commence connecting Bengaluru and Chennai to the airline’s gateways in Amsterdam and Paris as part of the carrier’s strategy to connect more cities, especially in South India to destinations in Europe and North America. Continue reading Jet to start three new flights →
October 3 (TravelAndy): United Airline issued a travel waiver for flights travelling to and from Las Vegas, following the major shooting attack that happened at Las Vegas on October 2, 2017.
The waiver, applicable up to October 6, allows passengers to reschedule their flights booked to or from Las Vegas between October 2 and October 13, without any extra charge or change fee.
“Rescheduled travel must be completed within one year from the date when the ticket was issued,” said the airline. Continue reading United Airlines travel waiver for Las Vegas →
August 8 (TravelAndy): Indian full service airline Vistara is offering 48 hours sale with fares starting from INR799.
Booking under this offer is valid till August 9, 2017, 23.59 hours, for a travel period of August 23, 2017 to April 19, 2018, said the airline.
The lowest fare is applicable for the Jammu-Srinagar route, operated by the airline. Continue reading Vistara offers tickets starting from INR799 →
August 7 (TravelAndy): Tomohon, in central Indonesia, is all set to host the annual international flower festival from August 8 to August 12, 2017.
The festival will feature several engaging activities like street parade at the main streets of Tomohon on Aug. 8, a beauty pageant contest, the Tournament of Flowers and a flower exhibition.
“The parade will showcase flower-themed outfits created by local and national designers,” tourism ministry’s Archipelago marketing development deputy Esthy Reko Astuti told the Jakarta Post. Continue reading Indonesia: Stage set for Tomohon flower fest →
August 1 (TravelAndy): Indian low-cost carrier GoAir is offering discounts on all-in one way fares with tickets starting from INR1014.
This is a 24-hour offer. Booking will open August 2, 2017, and remain effective till midnight.
This offer is valid for travel till September 30, 2017. Continue reading GoAir: 24-hour sale with tickets from INR1014 →
July 14 (TravelAndy): Lampung, a province in Sumatra, Indonesia, will host its annual Krakatau Lampung Festival from August 21 to 27.
The festival showcases the culture and tradition of the province of Lampung to the visitors.
The festival will have several events including an art market, tour of Mount Anak Krakatau and beach parties on the Tangkil and Mutun beaches. Continue reading Krakatau festival at Lampung from Aug 21 →
July 10 (TravelAndy): TruJet is offering discounts with all-in one-way tickets starting from INR802.
Booking under this offer is available till July 12, 2017, midnight, for a travel period of July 15 to September 15, 2017.
The airline is offering this discount as part of its second anniversary celebrations. Continue reading TruJet offers tickets starting from INR802 →
July 6 (TravelAndy): Vistara has announced a discount on its domestic network with all-in one-way air fares starting from INR799, said the airline.
Booking under this offer is open only till July 7, midnight, it is a two day offer that has opened today.
The offer is valid for a travel period of July 21 to September 20. 2107. Continue reading Vistara offers tickets from INR799 →
July 3 (TravelAndy): Indonesian airline Batik Air, a subsidiary of Lion Air, will launch three new flights from Indonesia to India in this month, media reports said.
The flights will operate on Chennai-Kuala Namu, New Delhi-Jakarta and Mumbai-Denpasar routes. (Also read: Indonesia (Bali) visa for Indians)
The New Delhi-Jakarta flight will mark the first direct air connectivity between the two capital cities. Continue reading Batik Air to start three India-Indonesia flights →