Guru's Travel & Tourism updates - March 2020
GOLDEN CHARIOT IS BACK ON TRACK
For all the train lovers, the Golden Chariot—the ﬁrst and only luxury train of South India—will start functioning again this March. The luxury train service that will take its ﬁrst journey after a gap of two years will operate on March 22, courtesy of Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). According to media reports, the revival and operation of the train is part of a 10-year agreement with the government of Karnataka
VISTARA STARTS FLYING TO KATHMANDU
Full-service carrier Vistara yesterday inaugurated its daily ﬂight between Delhi and Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the ﬁfth destination outside of India in the airline's fast- growing network.
“We are very happy to inaugurate services to Nepal today. Travellers to and from Nepal will now experience India's only ﬁve-star airline that's committed to making a mark with a world-class product and unparalleled service delivery,” Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Oﬃcer, Vistara, said." Vistara's convenient ﬂight timings enable customers to take one-stop connections to/from other cities in India, including Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune, among others."
TRAVEL DIRECT FROM VARANASI TO AGRA
Indigo Announces launch non-stop ﬂight between Varanasi and Agra with eﬀect from 29th March 2020
SAROVAR HOTELS LAUNCH MARASA SAROVAR PREMIERE BODHGAYA
Marasa Sarovar Premiere Bodhgaya is the only thematically designed hotel in the heart of the holy village of Bodh Gayaa, inspired by the ﬁve wisdoms of the Buddha – Abhaya, Dharmachakra, Varada,Dhyana and Bhumisparsha. Located on the bank of the river Falgu, the architectural style of the entire hotel draws inspiration from the historical presence of Buddhist structures in the area – the Mahabodhi Temple, the Buddhist Monasteries and the Stupas. This is Sarovar's ﬁrst Hotel in Bihar and 86th hotel overall.