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Toward Tokyo: The Olympic Games are finally here!

After the riveting Opening Ceremony at Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium today, the 2021 games are officially open. Japan is geared up to make the international event extra exciting and to leave a legacy…

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Gandhinagar Railopolis: Comfort, aesthetics, and greater revenues

A five-star hotel atop railway tracks, planned retail, food, and entertainment outlets, and an overall airport-like feel, make the redeveloped Gandhinagar railway station in Gujarat like no other in India. Gandhinagar is…

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Macao International Art Biennale 2021 promises a cultural treat

The four month-long international cultural and artistic event by Art Macao features 30 art exhibitions in 25 locations across the city. The ‘Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2021’ opening at the…

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MakeMyTrip designs new policies to ease travel in the pandemic

The online travel company has unlocked an industry-first Trip Guarantee feature for railway bookings. Uncertain times call for innovative measures. And MakeMyTrip India Pvt Ltd, one of India’s leading online travel companies,…

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Dubai’s revival spells hope for post-pandemic tourism

While Indian tourists are still not permitted to enter, the tourism sector in Dubai is showing signs of a dramatic recovery, months after reopening to international travellers. It’s exactly a year since…

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India’s tourism sector gets much-needed policy boost

Tour companies and guides are eligible for loans, while foreign tourists will be exempted from paying visa fees. Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a slew of policy measures to help…

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The new Samaritaine: An ode to design and function in Paris

After six years’ worth of reconstruction and refurbishment, the LVMH Group opened the much-awaited and cherished Parisian store today. It is not only slated to be a shoppers’ delight and a visually…