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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Life Full Joy list their ten best reasons to travel to India

Few countries pack as much history, culture, and diversity into one place as India. A vast county known for its spicy cuisine and incredible architecture, one trip is hardly enough to experience the entire subcontinent, but blogger Life Full Joy has compiled a list of the top ten reasons to visit India, a guide of sorts to essential travel experiences to have in the country.

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RCI holiday exchange now affiliated with Hard Rock Hotel Goa

India's first music memorabilia resort is now affiliated with one of the largest holiday exchanges in the world. The Hard Rock Hotel Goa and RCI recently announced an affiliation, giving members access to hundreds of properties around the world including the Hard Rock located near popular Calangute Beach.

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Top 10 India hostels from Varkala to Varanasi as ranked by Nat Geo Traveller

The landscape of affordable hostels in India has been changing over the last few years, moving away from dingy, musty and dark rooms to quirky, stylish lodgings that are on par with their European counterparts. A recent article published on Nat Geo traveller ranks the top 10 India hostels from Varkala to Varanasi. Read on to find out who made the list.

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New Delhi emerges as destination for LGBT travellers

New Delhi, the capital of India, is a thriving district in Delhi, and it is becoming an increasing popular destination for LGBT travellers. From guided tours of magnificent historic architecture and Old Delhi, to rides in bumpy rickshaws and shopping at bustling bazaars or high end boutiques, there's something for every holidaymaker in this cultural hub.

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TripAdvisor reveals Top 10 Tourist attractions in India, with Taj Mahal in the top spot

Leading travel booking website TripAdvisor.com has revealed the top 10 tourist destinations in India. In the website's recent Travelers' Choice Awards, several landmarks were awarded and many of these have been added to the list of Indian attractions, including Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai, the famous Taj Mahal, the Qutub Minar, and Amber Fort in Jaipur.

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Accor Group expanding its footstep in India

The Accor group is working toward expanding its brand in India with nine new hotels scheduled to be launched in 2016. The new hotels will operate under Accor brands: Ibis, Novotel and Grand Mercure. Accor has set itself a long term goal of operating 80 hotels in India by 2020.

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Goa a hotspot for 2015 New Year's Eve celebrations

Goa has been listed among one of the top destinations to ring in the New Year. According to Skyscanner, there has been a 91 per cent increase in domestic online searches for travel between 26th December, 2015 and 3rd January, 2016, with the majority of international travellers originating from the United Kingdom and Russia.

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PATA Gold Award goes to Kerala for its Muziris Heritage Project

Kerala Tourism has won the PATA Gold Award in Heritage and Culture Category for its efforts in reinventing the millennia-old Spice Route heritage. The tourism board in south western India was praised for the conservation aspects, local community impact, and the uniqueness of the Muziris Heritage Project.

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Monsoon season may well be one of the best times to experience Goa

Holidaymakers visiting Goa during the monsoon season will be pleasantly surprised to experience a different side of this top Indian holiday destination. Though it may put a dampener on the typical beach holiday experience, the monsoon season is the perfect time to experience Goa's natural beauty not to mention the fact that holidaymakers can get some of the best deals on hotels and flights during this off peak season.

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Kerala launches Clean Destination Project as part of its Visit Kerala Campaign

Various tourism stakeholders in Kerala including residents, hoteliers and the Kerala Tourism Department gathered together to launch the Clean Destination Project at Kerala's Fort Kochi beach. The clean up campaign is just one of the initiatives aimed at enticing more travellers to Visit Kerala.

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