Rohit Sharma Teams Up with Booking.com to Elevate Your ICC World Cup 2023 Experience

Rohit Sharma Teams Up with Booking.com to Elevate Your ICC World Cup 2023 Experience

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Published on September 18, 2023

In an exciting collaboration, Booking.com, one of the world's premier online travel brands, has joined forces with cricket star Rohit Sharma to enhance the experience of cricket enthusiasts gearing up for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023. Alongside Rohit Sharma, the campaign features dynamic international players Jos Buttler from England and Glenn Maxwell from Australia. Booking.com, known for its vast network of accommodations worldwide, including every city hosting ICC matches in India, is poised to empower cricket fans and travelers alike with seamless booking options. This partnership aims to fuse the excitement of cricket with the joy of travel, creating unforgettable memories for fans and families alike.

Booking.com's mission is to make global exploration accessible to everyone. With over 28 million listings across more than 220 countries and territories, including all the cities hosting ICC cricket matches in India, Booking.com offers a diverse range of accommodation options. Whether you prefer hotels, vacation homes, or city apartments, Booking.com ensures you find the perfect place to stay during the tournament.

As the captain of the Indian cricket team and an avid traveler, Rohit Sharma expresses his excitement about this collaboration. He shares that he loves both cricket and travel, making this partnership a perfect blend of his passions. Booking a trip, according to Rohit, is an integral part of the travel experience, and he understands the value of a hassle-free process that encompasses accommodation, transportation, and attractions – something Booking.com excels at. He believes that this partnership will not only add to the thrill of top-notch cricket but also elevate the fun of traveling, creating truly memorable moments for millions of cricket fans.

Santosh Kumar, Country Head for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia at Booking.com, highlights the significance of this collaboration in a cricket-loving nation like India. Combining the excitement of cricket with the adventure of travel, this partnership promises unforgettable experiences. As the Official Accommodation Partner for ICC, Booking.com aims to simplify the booking process for fans, making it easier for them to secure their stays through the website or user-friendly app. Santosh Kumar is confident that this collaboration will turn cricket-inspired travel dreams into reality.

The Booking.com integrated campaign featuring Rohit Sharma will be prominently visible in India during the tournament, spanning from October 5 to November 19, 2023. You can catch glimpses of this exciting campaign across digital platforms, in PR materials, on TV, and even in-stadium during the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 matches.

Booking.com's partnership with Rohit Sharma promises to elevate the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 experience for fans. With seamless accommodation booking and a fusion of cricket and travel, this collaboration creates the perfect synergy for unforgettable memories. So, gear up for an extraordinary journey of cricket and travel, and stay tuned for more updates as the tournament kicks off.


Shangri-La Muscat's Immersive Experience

Shangri-La Muscat's Immersive Experience

By Nithyakala Neelakandan

Published on April 20, 2024

Located along the serene shores of the Gulf of Oman, Shangri-La Muscat beckons travelers on a journey infused with Omani culture, art, and architecture. From its Turath Café, paying homage to Oman’s maritime history, to the architectural marvels echoing the nation’s rich heritage, the resort offers a harmonious blend of modern luxury and traditional charm.

Architecture aficionados will be captivated by the resort’s design, with Al Bandar showcasing elegant townhouse-inspired architecture and Al Waha offering a familial retreat with its lazy river inspired by traditional falaj irrigation channels. Perched atop the cliffs, Shangri-La Al Husn evokes the ambiance of a regal castle, complete with indigenous representations and curated artworks celebrating Oman’s vibrant culture.

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For a truly immersive experience, guests can indulge in the Essence of Oman program led by Oman’s first accredited frankincense sommelier, Khalid Al Amri. From private tours to the resort’s frankincense garden to culinary delights infused with local flavors, every aspect of the journey is designed to deepen guests’ understanding and appreciation of Oman’s treasured traditions.

At Turath Café, guests can savor aromatic coffees and pastries infused with dates and honey while immersing themselves in Omani heritage. The café also features a mobile museum and art gallery, offering a glimpse into the nation's vibrant culture.

To complete the sensory experience, Shangri-La Al Husn boasts the Luban Spa, the region’s only spa featuring frankincense treatments renowned for their healing properties. Guests can unwind and rejuvenate amidst the tranquil surroundings, indulging in ancient rituals that soothe the mind, body, and soul.

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Beyond the resort, Muscat awaits with its wealth of attractions, including the Bait Al Zubair museum, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and bustling Muttrah Souq, each offering a glimpse into Oman's storied past and vibrant present. 

Whether exploring the city's landmarks or simply soaking in the natural beauty of the coastline, guests are sure to be enchanted by the timeless allure of Oman.


Dubai International Continues Reign as World's Busiest International Airport for 10th Year

Dubai International Continues Reign as World's Busiest International Airport for 10th Year

By Nishang Narayan

Published on April 18, 2024

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has once again been named the world's busiest airport for international travel, marking a decade of dominance in the global aviation industry. This announcement was made by the Airports Council International (ACI), which released its preliminary report on the top 10 busiest airports worldwide for 2023.

Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, expressed immense pride in this achievement, emphasizing the strategic efforts that have contributed to DXB's success. "Throughout this decade, DXB has set numerous records and achieved many milestones, from welcoming our billionth passenger to expanding our terminals and enhancing our service offerings," Griffiths stated. These efforts underscore DXB's commitment to maintaining a leading position in the global aviation sector.

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The 2023 ACI report highlights significant shifts in international air travel dynamics, with DXB playing a pivotal role in these changes. Factors such as China's reopening and a sustained interest in international travel have fueled the global travel industry, with DXB at the forefront of this resurgence.

Luis Felipe de Oliveira, ACI World Director General, noted that global air travel in 2023 was primarily driven by international traffic, which has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels. "Dubai International Airport's strategic location and world-class facilities have continually attracted a vast network of international flights, making it a central hub in global air traffic," said de Oliveira.

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The report also underscored the critical role airports like DXB play in enhancing global connectivity and supporting economic growth. With ongoing initiatives to expand and innovate, Dubai Airports is focused on maintaining DXB’s status as a top international hub in the years to come.

As DXB looks to the future, Griffiths reaffirmed the airport's commitment to innovation and excellence. "We are determined to sustain our leadership position by enhancing every aspect of the passenger experience and continuing to expand our global reach," he concluded.

This recognition not only reflects Dubai’s capacity to handle vast numbers of international travelers but also its strategic importance in linking the East and West, making it an essential player in the ongoing growth and development of the global aviation landscape.


Discover Spiritual Bliss: Telangana Tourism Unveils "Hyderabad to Arunachalam" Package

Discover Spiritual Bliss: Telangana Tourism Unveils "Hyderabad to Arunachalam" Package

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Published on April 18, 2024

Telangana Tourism has rolled out an enticing opportunity for Hyderabad residents seeking solace and spirituality amidst the scorching summer months. The "Hyderabad to Arunachalam" package promises a serene three-day journey filled with exploration, set to kick off on select dates in April, May, and June.

Priced at Rs 7,500 for adults and Rs 6,000 for children, the tour ensures a tranquil start from CRO Basheerbagh at 6:30 pm. Embark on a spiritual odyssey as day one unfolds with an early morning arrival at Kanipakam, allowing ample time for refreshments and check-out before delving into the sacred Kanipakam Temple. Journey onward to Thiruvanamalai, indulging in a leisurely lunch at TTDC Aalayam Hotel before immersing in the divine aura of the Arunachaleswara Temple. Wrap up the day with a delectable dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at TTDC Aalayam Hotel.

Day two unveils further enchantment as travelers explore the Sripuram Golden Vehicle in Vellore, relishing in lunch and marveling at the exquisite Sripuram Golden Temple. Bid adieu to Vellore as the return journey to Hyderabad commences in the late afternoon, accompanied by dinner en route.

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The package encompasses twin-sharing accommodation and transportation, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free experience throughout the expedition. Excluding expenses for temple visits and additional meals, the tour offers a perfect blend of spiritual encounters and leisurely escapades.

Telangana Tourism's initiative underscores a commitment to providing immersive experiences tailored to diverse interests, promising a rejuvenating getaway amidst the serenity of Arunachalam. For bookings and inquiries, reach out at +91 98485 40371.

Experience the allure of spirituality with Telangana Tourism's "Hyderabad to Arunachalam" package, where every moment is a step closer to inner peace and tranquility.

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