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Abad Hotels & Resorts Launches Two New Properties in Kerala

The Dutch Bungalow is a Heritage property located in Fort Kochi. It was built in 1668 by the Dutch East India company and named as "Crystal Palace". The natives called it "Kannadi Malika" meaning "Palace of Glass". The British took over the building in 1796 and used it for Naval purposes. It came into private possession in 1874. This Heritage hotel has 14 rooms, 12 in the main building and 2 adjoining the pool. It is situated in close proximity to the Beach, Parade ground, Chinese fishing nets and St. Francis Church and a short drive to the Synagogue and Mattanchery Palace. It is 40 Km from Cochin International Airport and 12 Km from Ernakulum Railway station.

Brookside – Located in Lakkidi the peak in Wayanad, Kerala. Abad Brookside Lakkidi is a 30 key property spread out in a 7 acre valley with an infinity pool, Ayurveda spa and wellness center and a Multi-cuisine restaurant. A Brooke runs through the edge of the resort. The cottages have a balcony/sit-out providing excellent view of the adjoining forest.

Jet Airways to start Fifth Direct Service between India and UK

Jet Airways has announced that it will launch its first non-stop service between Mumbai and Manchester, beginning November 5, 2018, thus further strengthening its connect to the United Kingdom (UK). This new service is the first non-stop service connecting India, via its economic capital with Manchester. Jet Airways will deploy its wide body A330-200 with 254 seating for the service, which will operate for four days every week including Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Manchester will become the 21st international addition to the Jet Airways network and with the introduction of this new flight – the carrier's 5th non-stop service to/from the UK. The launch of this new service will provide seamless connectivity to several domestic destinations to and from India via Mumbai. The new service will complement the carrier's existing thrice daily, non-stop services between Mumbai – London Heathrow and a daily service between Delhi – London Heathrow.