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Conde Nast Traveler names Chicago best large city to visit for third consecutive year
Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. This year, more than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.
Travel giant Vivek Travels celebrates 50 years on the move
New Delhi: When it comes to the traveling industry in India, Vivek Travels is a name that you will hear somewhere or the other. With over 1000 vehicles in their fleet, Vivek Travels is one of the travel giants roaring in the country.
Hotel Gat Point Charlie Berlin (#gatpointcharlie) has the perfect location to explore Berlin’s high points. It’s next door to the famous landmark of Check Point Charlie, once the best known crossing point between East and West Germany which now has its own open-air exhibition and The Wall museum to recall those days. The Brandenburg Gate is within walking distance too. The place is well-connected by underground trains and buses.
Kolkata, Aug 27: The first-ever Public Private Partnership of the Sikkim Government in Eco Adventure Tourism sector opens at the Temi Tea Estate with the inauguration of the Eco Adventure Resorts at Temi Tea Estate in Sikkim where a heritage structure, Bada Bungalow, has been transformed into a Eco Adventure Hub which has 5 rooms along with 7 cottages, a view desk and a casino lounge.
As drinking water crisis finally stares our cities, any Indian tourist visiting Zurich, the gateway to the Swiss Alps, will be pleasantly surprised to find some 1200 public fountains to slake their thirst and say no to packaged water in eco-unfriendly plastic bottles. Sujoy Dhar was smitten by the city of free freshwater, quaint cobblestone streets and the legacy of legends like Albert Einstein.
The world's perennial bucket list destination is Switzerland. For every Indian sold on the Bollywood romances, Switzerland is the eternal favourite. But Mount Rigi near Zurich offers more than just mind-blowing vistas of mountains and lakes. It is a perfect experience of cogwheel train ride on Alps, writes Sujoy Dhar