Indian Tourism is a quite a big industry, and according to WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council) the Indian tourism, in 2011 generated 121 billion dollars that is 6.4% of nation’s GDP.  The industry is providing jobs for 39.3 million people. The sector has increased tremendously between the year 1990 to 2011 and it is predicted to grow more by every year, the growth is going to be 8.8% from 2011 to 2021.  India is in 5th place for the fastest evolving tourism industry.

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Visitors from Foreign Countries

In 2011 among millions of tourists around 6.29 million visitors are foreign tourist who came to India to see the authentic tourist attractions, the drastic raise of 8% when compared to the year 2010.  The majority of visitors are from United States of America around 16% tourists come from US, and around 12.6 % visitors come from United Kingdom.  Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Delhi are the well-liked states for overseas tourists.  The most visited cities in India by foreign tourists are Chennai, Mumbai, Agra and Delhi. Chennai ranked 41st position in Worldwide of foreign tourists, Delhi ranked 50th position, Mumbai 57th and Agra 65th position in worldwide rankings of foreign visitors.

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In the year 2011 the Competitiveness Report of Travel& Tourism ranked the outlay emulous of Indian tourism division ranked 28th from 139countries.  The report also states that Indian air transport is comparatively quite good than many other developing countries and it is ranked 39th position and also mentioned that the infrastructure for transport is at reasonable stage of development and also ranked 43rd position.  Still the tourism industry in India need to make few amendments to improve the structure and also able to allure more foreign tourists by improving the accommodations facilities and other significant stuff where foreign tourist feel comfortable to visit the Ingenious India more frequently.

Visit Incredible India and explore the beauty and outstanding culture and traditions, which vary from state to state, each state in India offers memorable moments. Visit all states in India and enjoy the momentous vacation.

May 15, 2013 Destinations, News, Travel tips

Are you planning to visit Indiana for this summer holidays than don’t forget to visit the most haunted houses in Indiana, where you will get/feel lifelong thrilling experience.

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13th floor of Haunted Hotel in Indiana dares you to enter.  The facts are Hotel Warwick is better and bigger; it is 4D, not 3D. Damian Warwick assumed there were 302 deaths during the accident, Warwick hotel burned down in the year 1904. They also suspect that here your darkest horrors and worst fears come alive.

Haunted Hotel-13th Floor is the best haunted house in Indiana; take a good look at the well-known 13th floor.  Enjoy your stay in this awesome hotel but remember you are not alone in your room, you will find company that you may not like to have but don’t worry, it is believed that the unwanted guests takes good care of you. You are always welcome to stay at Warwick Hotel in Indiana, pleasure is all yours!!!

Haunted Cave

Haunted cave are at Lewisburg, Ohio.  This real haunted cave is in fact located 80 feet below ground. The hunted cave is the best running and very attractive underground Halloween haunted attraction of Ohio.  It was recognized as World’s Longest Haunted-House in the year 2010. 30,000 bats reside in that haunted caves and perhaps ghouls and ghosts also live there. It is Ohio’s darkest, longest scariest and creepiest Halloween event.  You are sure to enjoy the walk with the bats and ghost inside the cave. Let’s face your fear and enjoy the Haunted cave visit in Ohio.

Haunted Angleus House

Haunted Agleus House is in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is most horrifying haunted-house event to help cerebral palsy home group.  Also made to scare you and bring chills in your spine. Enjoy the event and get scared.

All these Haunted experience will surely stay with you forever, all these events are definitely worth visiting once in your life time. Enjoy the visit to Indiana and make most out of it by visiting Haunted houses in Indiana.

May 15, 2013 Destinations, News

When going in New York you should know that it is one of the safest cities in the states so you can go roam and wander as much as you want and can, because the purpose of tourism is to wander, learn and experience, of course use some of your sense, as a tourist it is good advice to avoid going alone in early morning hours or to walk alone while been drinking etc.

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There is a 7 day unlimited ticket for the metro, you should consider taking this, because New York is big, while this ticket is not really expensive. A ride with the metro is very interesting especially because of the fact that the metro here is really old. If you want to go in a restaurant and find a free table consider going earlier than the normal time for dinner because almost everything here works with reservation, so if you hit the rush hour there is small possibility you will eat in the restaurant you desired. You have the world cuisine in New York so wander around and try something new.

New York is one of the fashion centers in the world, with so many shopping malls it is hard not to buy anything, but look for smaller shops too, as you can find classy and designers outfit on much lesser price.  The city is not only fashion center, it is also centers of the popular music nowadays, many popular divas and singers but actors as well are from or live in New York, so be sure to check if there is some show to attend, or go on a movie premiere and see your favorite actors or producers.  When you are tired of the urban jungle, you can go for a walk or a ride with a bike in the huge Central park.

May 12, 2013 Travel tips

If you are looking for an adventure, Bulgaria is a destination that offers great variety of activities and sports you can do while you are in the country. It is an attractive place, and all this comes at quite cheap prices.

The eastern parts of Bulgaria are located on the shores of the Black sea, thus Bulgaria offers the opportunity of many water sports, besides diving and swimming, there are many clubs where you can rent equipment and go for surfing, kite and wind surfing, there is also Jet Ski and beat excursions. There are also great places to go for fishing, and there is under water fishing.

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In the central and western parts of Bulgaria there is more mountainous terrain, actually one third of the country is under mountains and hills, where you can go for hiking and trekking, there are completely equipped establishments in some regions. There are organized marches and routes are traced, so you can enjoy the beautiful looks and the flora and the fauna. In some of the mountains there is possibility to go for a walk on horseback; with guides lowland trips are also included. Mountain biking is also good option in these regions as they offer very interesting paths. The mountains from the period of November to April are in good condition for skiing as there are many ski centers, some of which are regionally very popular.

Another sensation and joy to those who seek more extreme activities is white rafting on fast running rivers, on rivers such as Iskar and Struma, kayaking on the Iskar River is also enjoyable experience, best time to go fir this activity is in May and June.

In the recent years golf has been well developed in Bulgaria, famous golf players have designed some of the golf terrains in the region, for best pleasure of the visitors.

May 12, 2013 Travel tips

With all the mountains, hills, green fields, beautiful lakes and rivers it is no wonder that many European citizens are willing to fly over these beautiful terrains. If you are one of them and want to come to Europe and try the European air and wind then you should head right to France, because the French are one of the best in Europe. The region of the French Alps and the highest peak in Europe, the Mont Blanc offer some incredible conditions for paragliding, you can go jump from a site of the Alps and descend down to the valley of Chamonix, and it is wonderful experience.

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There are also other regions of France popular for paragliding, such is the region of Annecy, there are beautiful mountains here and you can fly over the beautiful lake and even land in the lake. Another destination in France is the mountain Treh, during summer this mountain offers very long flights; you can land near the school. There are many cheap places to stay here. Dune de Pyla in France is a sand dune, which is growing every year more and more, here you can go for long flights, but also for easy and practicing flights, the place is not popular to tourism business because it is not steady and it is moving.

If you go in Germany near Munich in Bavaria is the Neuschwanstein Castle, a remarkable building you can go and fly over it, the mountain above offers many launch points, of course you should jump from here only if conditions allow it. Another destination for great paragliding is the region of Krusevo in the Republic Macedonia, near the town of Krusevo is a launch point from where the biggest plain in the country can be seen, there is a wonderful sight opening in front of you.

May 12, 2013 News

Europe is probably one of the continents in the world where cycling is mostly preferred, maybe because of the eco awareness or because of the health awareness or just for fun. Netherlands is one of the countries where cycling is more common than autos, going on foot etc. But the subject of this article is a little more extreme, it is about the best regions for mountain biking in Europe and they are many, so if you are short on adrenaline and ready to go roaming the hills and fields of Europe, you should consider some of these locations.

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The terrain of Iceland is just perfect for mountain biking, going through lava fields, desserts, and naked mountains, beautiful sights of raw and pure nature of waterfalls and rivers and hot springs, where you can go and have some relaxing time after you have finished your ride. Another cool location for biking is down south in the United Kingdom in the Calderdale in the region of Yorkshire, there are plenty of routes here, some of which are ones of the longest in Europe, and you can stay in the cottages of the national park Yorkshire dales.

Another good destination is the French town Morzine, it is a town in the heart of the French Alps, there are many lifts here that will take you to trails built for free ride or cross country, and it is beautiful and peaceful place for mountain bikers during summer and attractive to skiers during winter.  From France to Italy and to the region of the Lake Garda are located probably the best marked trails on the continent; it is good for either novices or experienced bikers. The routes lead by small villages, ancient ruins, forests and cliffs, olive groves. These regions just call you to grab your bike and take the ride.

May 12, 2013 News

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The Cusco Region of Peru is famous for its site of the old city of Incas Machu Picchu; this is one of the most visited sites in Peru and maybe in the South America. Tourists come here to see this wonderful city of the old Inca civilization, and enjoy the beautiful sight from the hill.

Down on the hills of the mountain in well – chosen places are built the mountain lodges of Peru.  The lodges are built for all those who seek luxury, they offer pure comfort and excellent service, and the surrounding is offering adventurous trips and tours. High in the mountain these lodges are exclusive to visitors who are looking for adventure in hiking the scenic tracks of the Sacred Valley which is around the city of Machu Picchu. The lodges are created by experienced architects and constructors, maximum sun exposure is ensured and also protection of the elements. There is diversity when it comes from lodge to lodge, each offers different atmosphere, but the inspiration is taken from the history of the land of Peru and especially from the old inhabitants, the Incas. The guest rooms have private baths with hot showers, with local organic soaps and shampoos.

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There is influence of the old civilization in everything around you, and all is done to ensure the best for your stay in the lodge and the hiking in the wild. So the menu is traditionally Peruvian, light and with ingredients that will give you boost of energy and all the necessary nutrients, all packed in a delicious dish. Variety of nuts and dried foods and muesli bars are also served in the establishments as snacks during the hiking. On a special occasion there is a preparation of a Pachamanca meal over a fire in open air.

May 12, 2013 Luxury Travel

There is a five star hotel in one of the most remote and pure regions of the world, at Canada in the region of British Columbia in the Great Bear Rainforest. It is called the King Pacific Lodge and it floats for four months of the year from the period of June to September. Another interesting fact about it is that visitors can get in the hotel only by floatplane.

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The lodge is made of luxurious and fine materials, such as cedar, pine and fir and stone. It has capacity of 34 guests; it has 17 rooms and suites for guests, a deck around it and spa, Jacuzzi and a pool. Here you can visit with the whole family knowing that your kids are well taken care of. There are many activities that will keep the children calm. The crew tells stories around a fire, there are movies to watch, movies about the forest and the whales near, many games such as treasure hunt, crafts and arts etc. For the older children there is the course on fishing and fly fishing and also organized treks in the forest with experience guides.

Activities for the adults are way more, the include outdoor activities such as hiking and trekking in the forest, kayaking and beach combing, fly fishing and trolling and observation of the flora and fauna, the sight of grizzlies and black bears but also wolves is not unusual, the marine life is also very mobile here, so you can see orca whales, sea lions, seals etc.

There is also a possibility for a group booking for companies, so the employees can be involved in team building programs such as fishing tournaments, races in the forest or survival games. There is also fishing, boat rides and many more activities.  For cooking are used local ingredients such as organic produced vegetables and fresh seafood and meat.  This is highly eco-friendly hotel, and it has won some awards for this idea.

May 12, 2013 Luxury Travel

Bali is the Hindu region of the Indonesian archipelago, it is the province where most of the population is Hindu and where most of the Hindu religious objects are located. The shrines and temples (known as puras) are scattered everywhere; there are over 20.000 religious objects on the island, this is why the island is often referred as “The island of the Gods “or “The island of thousand Puras”. Bali’s offers many beautiful sites from mountains and hills to beautiful sandy beaches, the green ladder fields of rice, the volcanoes and the lava fields it is diverse and unique place that offers wonderful experience.

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The beauty of the land and the diversity of terrain, along with the climate make the island of Bali, one of the top tourist destinations for water sports. There are big waves rolling down the shore, surfing is one of the favorite water sports. Diving, scuba diving and snorkeling are also common activities, there are black and white sand beaches and each of them offers different experience. You can also go white water rafting in the Ubud region, many places in Bali are attractive to sport fishers, and you can go for jigging, trolling or fishing on the bottom and make a good catch. Other activities include jungle hiking, mountain biking, paragliding, horseback riding, bungy jumping etc.

          Opposite to the Republic of Indonesia, where Islam is main religion and pork is being prohibited in the diet, in Bali the diet is centered on pork. If you go in Bali you surely should try the Balinese cuisine, there are many specialties that include pork, such as the roasted pig – Babi guling, it can be served at market stalls too, the cuisine uses duck in many dishes, such as Bebek Betutu – darkened duck etc. There is much to try and see in Bali, you can only enjoy it.

May 12, 2013 Destinations

Grenada is a small island country in the Caribbean; there are several islands of which Grenada is consisted. Its name comes from the Spanish sailors who found similarity with the region of Granada in Andalusia, in Spain; it was called Granada, than Le Grenade and finally Grenade. This island country is also known as the Island of spice, because of its long production of spices, such as nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, cocoa and vanilla, it is one of the major exporters of some of this spices in the world.

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Tourism in Grenada is mostly focused on the region round the capital city of St. George, but slowly ecotourism takes his rise and many smaller places are also visited. There are many beautiful beaches, with white soft sands and clear waters. There are several black sand beaches on the island; it is the Levera Beach in the north of Grenada that is one of the most popular black sand beaches. But do not confuse the island as a beach resort, it has many diverse activities to do on these islands, besides swimming, sunbathing and many waters sports, on the islands you can go and visit historical forts and other historical places. There are many waterfalls and beautiful nature made pools in the natural surroundings. There are also many gardens, with rainforest plants to see.

A visit in the spice plantations is one thing you should not miss, the island are also famous for the rum distilleries, there are organized tours where you can see the production facilities and taste the rum, which is one of the most quality rum in the world. Another thing you should not miss on your visit here is the chocolate, Grenada produces one of the darkest and purest chocolate, which is great combination with the rum.

May 12, 2013 Destinations

In the central part of Europe, near Germany and Austria, is the Czech Republic, in history these lands were usually occupied either by Germany or by Austria, Austro – Hungary. As most of the countries in Central Europe, it is a country of rich past, many cultural events, good sense for music and food. If you are going to visit Czech, the Czech traditional cuisine and drinks is what you surely should not miss.

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Czech cuisine has been influenced by the surrounding countries, as mentioned above mostly Germany and Austria. Czechs are not really used to practice healthy diet; these are maybe characteristics from the eastern neighbors of the country. It is a diet mainly focused on meat, especially pork meat, one of the favorite dishes in Czech Republic is roast pork with cabbage it could be fresh or sour cabbage, or roasted pork with dumplings. Beef is another traditionally used meat, chicken, duck, goose are also included. Meat from wild game is also common to Czech cuisine, rabbits, deer meat etc. Because of the location of the republic, which is land, locals are not really into fish, except for the fried or baked carp, which is actually one of the fish specialties through most of the Eastern Europe.

All this tasty foods can be accompanied with quality Czech wine, but mostly and for a good reason lunch and dinner are served with one of the best beers in the world, the Czech beer. Beer in bars is usually server with fried cheese, fried potato pancakes and tradition sausages. Beer has been brewed here for many centuries; there are many breweries and even monasteries that brew it.  Many of the desserts in Europe are made in Czech, fresh cakes and pastries are delicious and are served in many establishments.

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