Luxury

Beat the heat with a workation in the Himalayas

With remote working the norm, there’s no reason to be confined to your desk all day. Work from Mountains, a new homegrown tourism initiative, will help move your workstation to a cosy cottage getaway in the hills where pristine rivers, orchards and pine trees can provide some fresh inspiration.

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Journey across South India in the luxurious Golden Chariot

The luxury Golden Chariot train, which runs across South India, is back in action after a makeover. Book a plush cabin, enjoy a fine dine meal or tipple at the regal bar, and set off on a journey exploring the historical and architectural heritage of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

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Set sail on a history-filled cruise down the Ganga this Holi

Antara’s ‘Europe on the Ganges’ cruise in March offers a mini history lesson of West Bengal with guided tours of colonial settlements along the Hooghly river, traditional music and Bengali cuisine, and colourful Holi celebrations on Mangaldeep island.

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The luxury traveler will lead rally for the travel industry revival

More optimism than pessimism is reflected in Strategic Vision’s ‘2021 – Pulse of the Industry Survey’. Trending this year: Journeys to Asia and Europe, safaris, domestic trips. Cruises and staycations? Not so much.

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Indian railways: The great makeover project.

Vistadome rakes with 360-degree panoramic views, affordable luxury train journeys, reviving the kulhad chai tradition. We spoke to the ministry and railway experts to map the metamorphosis of Indian railways into a world-class system.