India`s fastest train Gatimaan Express, running between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Agra Cantt stations, will on Monday extend its services to Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh.
In the first phase the extension has been made up to Gwalior and will further extend up to Jhansi from April 1.
The train will run six days a week except on Friday.
Gatimaan Express, which was flagged off in April 2016, runs at the maximum speed of 160 kmph. However, the stretch after Agra cant will allow Gatimaan Express to ply at a speed of 130 kmph.
Gatimaan Express, covers 200 km distance between Delhi and Agra in 100 minutes. But with the cap in speed beyond Agra, the train will now cover 306 kilometres (between Delhi and Gwalior) in 3 hours 15 minutes.
Equipped with a 5,500 HP electric locomotive, two Executive AC Chair Cars and eight AC Chair Car coaches, the train has a high—power emergency braking system, automatic fire alarm, GPS—based passenger information system and sliding doors in the coaches. The passenger amenities have been enhanced by providing better catering service, improved coach interiors with wide windows, bio—toilets besides free multimedia services enabling passengers to view movies, news and cartoons during their journey. Hotspot devices have been installed at coaches to enable passengers to access multimedia services free of cost directly on their smartphones, tablets or laptops.
14 February, 2018
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans opened its doors on 14 February 2018. Set in relatively undiscovered Havelock Islands, the resort is located on the crescent shaped Radhanagar Beach, reputed to be one of the best beaches in Asia. The hotel has been enveloped in the island habitat with focus on sustainability to create minimal footprint on the natural ecosystem. Fringed by a strip of mangrove, the resort on Havelock is a homage to the secluded Andaman and Nicobar archipelago and its magical medley of rainforests, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, unspoilt beaches and ancient tribal cultures. Designed to showcase and nurture the island’s natural resources, the Havelock island resort is dotted with 72 modern luxury villas on stilts – including a resplendent two storied Presidential Duplex Villa. The modish, 1580 sq. ft. plus residences in sustainable plantation timber, inspired by the ancient Jarawas, imitating the hut thatching of the tribe. The property is located 69 km from Port Blair’s Veer Savarkar International Airport.
23 January, 2018
For the first time, annual foreign tourist arrivals in the country have crossed the 10- million mark in 2017, Tourism Minister K J Alphons said on Tuesday.
Speaking at a function organised by the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) in Noida, the minister said that the sector saw a growth of 15.6 per cent in 2017 over 2016. Tourism in India alone earned $27.7 billion (approximately Rs 1,80,379 crore) in 2017 and contributed 6.88 per cent in the country’s GDP, he said. The sector also contributes 12.36 per cent in terms of total employment.
Source: Times of India
20 January, 2018
The Company received the Best MICE Agency – Inbound at BW Businessworld MICE Conclave & Awards 2018, Powered by BW Hotelier from K.J. Alphons, Minister of State ( IC) for Tourism.
13 October, 2017
Mr. Dipak Deva, MD, Sita India was delighted to present our Explore brochure to K.J. Alphons, Minister of State ( IC) for Tourism, who appreciated the brochure.
13 October, 2017
Spice Jet Introduces Additional Flights
Below is the flight schedule for all three sectors.
28 September, 2017
The Company Awarded Best Travel Agency India at 28th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2017
TTG Travel Awards honours the best of the best in the Asia-Pacific travel trade annually. This prestigious travel industry event marks a time for the industry to recognise the exemplary organisations that raise the bar of excellence.
This year at the 28th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2017 the Company received the Best Travel Agency India Award. The Company was voted as the Best Travel Agency – India by the readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTGmice, TTG-BTmice China, TTGassociations and TTG Asia Luxury this year.
The award was received by Mr. Dipak Deva, Managing Director at a function held in Bangkok on September 28, 2017.
“It is a week of awards for us and I am delighted that Company is being acknowledged at an Asia Pacific platform with the TTG Travel Awards. Our focused marketing initiatives, unique and creative products and a team that is aligned behind an overall objective to retain our position as the No.1 DMC in India is the reason for this recognition,” said Dipak Deva, Managing Director.
27 September, 2017
The Company Receives Honorary Category- Hall of Fame in the National Tourism Awards 2015/2016
Winner of National Tourism Award for the 26th time
For the last 25 years the Company has received the National Tourism Award in various categories;
Outstanding Performance as Inbound Tour Operator, Responsible Tourism Initiative, Best MICE
Operator and Felicitation for Contribution to the Growth of Inbound Tourism.
This year the company was conferred with an honorary award for Best Inbound Tour Operator, paying tribute to an elite group of National Tourism Award winners who have impressively won the same award at least 3 consecutive times, in the same category.
The awards were given away on 27 September, 2017 by the Ministry of Tourism at a function held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2017, The Hon’ble President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind launched the Incredible India 2.0 Campaign in addition to the new India Tourism website at the event.
Thank you for your contribution in helping us win the prestigious National Tourism Award this year.
25 September, 2017
12 September, 2017
Mr. Dipak Deva, MD Sita was delighted to present the first copy of our new brochure, Explore to Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO Niti Aayog.
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