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  • Prateek Hira’s segment on Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand in T3FS Magazine

                    Embedded in the heart of India is Uttar Pradesh, a land where cultures have evolved and religions emerge. The greatness of Uttar Pradesh lies not only in this confluence but also in the emergence of cultural and religious traditions along some of the greatest rivers in the […]

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  • Gondola discovered at Lucknow’s 220-year-old Chhatar Manzil. It could be a royal boat: officials.

    A 42-feet-long and 11-feet-long gondola (a traditional, flat-bottomed boat) has been unearthed by the officials of the Uttar Pradesh State Archaeological Department (UPSAD) while excavating the 220-year-old Chhatar Manzil of Lucknow. The Chattar Manzil once served as a palace for the begums (royal women) of Awadh. According to UPSAD officials there is a possibility that […]

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  • Gurdwara Yahiyaganj: Where 350 yrs ago, 9th Guru meditated for 3 days

    As devotees around the world gear up to pay obeisance to Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth among 10 Sikh gurus, on his 398th birth anniversary on Wednesday, the celebrations will be exceptional at Gurdwara Yahiyaganj — the historical shrine constructed in the fond memory of the Guru’s visit to the city. The over 300-year-old Gurdwara […]

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  • Gurdwara Yahiyaganj: Where 350 yrs ago, 9th Guru meditated for 3 days

    The over 300-year-old Gurudwara Yahiyaganj, located in one of the busiest markets of the city is among the holiest of Sikh shrines in Lucknow. It is just walking distance from the mausoleum Nadan Mahal

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  • LUCKNOW METRO HITS ANOTHER MILESTONE

      The Lucknow Metro has hit another milestone on Friday as it starts its commercial run on the North-Souht corridor. The 23-KM North-South corridor stretches from Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport to Munshipulia.   The inauguration was done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conferencing from Kanpur in the presence of home minister Rajnath Singh […]

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  • Kumbh Mela 2019: the divine dip takes inbound holy splurge – Travel Trade Journal

      A confluence of initiatives, infrastructure and ofcourse, a lot of funds. The recently concluded Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj witnessed mystical tourist numbers and tons of projects attracting hatrick of Guinness World records with the largest congregation of pilgrims on earth. TTJ goes up-close with Kumbh…   According to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), […]

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  • The journey from Lucknow to Varanasi to come down from 6 to 4 hours

    Here is good news for travellers who love to travel by road. The road journey from Lucknow to Varanasi will now take 4 hours rather than the usual time of 6 hours. The work of broadening 125 KM National Highway-56 stretch from Lucknow to Sultanpur from four to two lanes has been has successfully completed […]

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  • Prateek Hira speaks to Wonderlook Magazine about the past year 2018 and his expectations from the New Year 2019

    -Prateek Hira (President & CEO – Tornos & Gastroutes) ————————————————————————— Tourism is one industry that lives in hope for better year each year, and how optimistic we are, that even if the past year fails us, we still are excited for the next. 2018 was not a year to remember much, as most of businesses […]

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  • Wonderlook Magazine carries the comments of Prateek Hira on Kumbh-2019

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  • Comments of Prateek Hira to Travel Magazine T3FS in Cover story : BJP – A Game Changer for Travel Industry ?

    Strategic planning for tourism took a back seat in this government. Tourism seemed not to be a priority area, especially if one talks of inbound tourism. Of course, domestic tourism was quite seriously taken up but given the recent depletion of foreign exchange reserves, inbound tourism could have come in quite handy and to a large extent could have addressed the issue.

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