India Update Issue 47 | Oct 2011 LPTI
DIVISION OF LE PASSAGE TO INDIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT. LTD.
Season’s Greetings!

There is a pulsating energy in the air, as India gears up to celebrate and rejuvenate for the festive season! We celebrate Dusshera this week - a festival that commemorates the victory of good over the evil.

India Update this week is dipped in authentic colours and flavours of India as it showcases the dessert city of Jaisalmer known for its vibrant culture and the Calico Textile Museum of Ahmedabad, that has preserved outstanding collection of Indian fabrics from over three decades. Also read about the most revered festival of the Sikh’s - Guru Nanak Jayanti, the Leh Palace that stands in ruins in the tough terrains of Ladakh region, the art of Sandalwood carving and the scrumptious Chicken Masala recipe for the Indian cuisine lovers.

Hope you enjoy this week’s newsletter!

Have an incredible week!

Most warmly
Arjun Sharma
Managing Director
JUST IN

Mumbai international airport to handle more flights per hour
In a bid to increase efficiency in operations and reduce delays, Mumbai international airport » MORE

Tourism bodies come together for clean up drive at Elephanta Island on World Tourism Day
In a bid to create awareness about Responsible Tourism and to mark September 27 » MORE

Spain hopeful of establishing direct air connectivity with India
Spain Tourism is hopeful of some positive results in their attempt to see direct air connectivity » MORE

DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Miles of sun kissed dessert, crowned by a majestic fort and filled the vibrant colours of Rajasthan » MORE
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES
Calico Textile Museum, Ahmedabad
The Calico textile Museum is a premier textile museum of the country, and one of the most celebrated institutions of its kind » MORE
 
 
PRODUCT UPDATE
Global Travel Mart, India
One of the awaited international travel show for the stakeholders in the global travel industry has been announced by the Ministry of Tourism,
 
 
Government of India to take place India by the 2012 /13. The event will be held in New Delhi or Hyderabad. The Mart will be a Ministry of Tourism initiative, which will be organised by 2012/13 » MORE
 
 
HOTEL UPDATE
Three Oberoi hotels ranked fifth, eighth and fourteenth in the world
The world renowned Oberoi Hotels & Resorts have yet again made a mark by being ranked fifth, eighth and fourteenth in the world by global
 
 

magazine Travel+Leisure, last week. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur; The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, and The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, which achieved the distinction, were ranked first » MORE
 
 
AVIATION UPDATE
Fly beneath the sky with Jet Airways' new B737-800
Jet Airways is set to take delivery of 11 brand-new Boeing 737-800s that are fitted interiors that will make u feel like you are flying in the clouds. The
 
 

new aircraft burns one percent less fuel than older models and will bring Jet Airways' fleet to 107. Aboard the B737-800s, travelers can experience different light-emitting diode » MORE
 
 
FESTIVALS OF INDIA
Guru Nanak Jayanti, 10th Nov 2011
Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of the Sikh faith was born in 1469 A.D. in the village of Talwandi in Lahore, Pakistan. Guru Nank Dev Jayanti marks
 
 
the birth anniversary of the founder of the Sikh religion. Sikhs do not worship idols and believe that God is formless. They celebrate the birth anniversaries of 10 Sikh gurus as Gurupurabs » MORE
 
 
MONUMENTS OF INDIA
Leh Palace, Leh - Ladakh
Situated in the heart of the town, Leh Palace overlooks the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh, modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
 
 
The palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century, but was later abandoned when Dogra forces took control of Ladakh in the mid-19th century. The royal family moved to Stok Palace. » MORE
 
 
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT INCREDIBLE INDIA
Sandalwood Carving
Sandal wood is of great religious importance among Hindus and is an extremely expensive material for carving artifacts. » MORE
 
Recipe of the Week - Chicken Masala
Chicken Masala is a North Indian spicy chicken curried in tomatoes and finished with cream. Ingredients: 1 kg chicken (broiler) » MORE
 
 
YOUR FEEDBACK IS IMPORTANT
Your Feedback is Important
Feedback from Italy:
Every visit programmed was done well , our guide and driver showed us many interesting place,
 
 
also more than in the programme.
It was a superb experience.
Daneille Riccardo & Mandato Filomena » MORE
 
 
WHATS NEW AT LE PASSAGE TO INDIA
Our Travel Partner’s visit Akshar Society
The first week of September we saw a short visit to Akshar Society by our travel partners from Germany, Italy, USA, France, South Africa and
 
 
Poland who were invited on a fam trip to India as our guests. Like last month’s visit to this NGO involving Belgian travel partners, these guests too appreciated the well run » MORE
 
SPECIAL PROJECTS
We are the Official Event Partners for Inter Pacific Bar Association’s 22nd Annual Conference in New Delhi. ...>>MORE
 
The Indian Grand Prix will be a Formula One race and LPTI brings to you special packages to be a part of this exciting event in India. ...>>MORE
 
Taj Mahal Trophy-International Amateur Golf Championship... » MORE
 
 
 
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