India

  • More than dozen injured due to train collision in Hyderabad, India

    Published on : Monday, November 11, 2019

    After collision three coaches of the Lingampalli-Falaknuma local train and four coaches of the Kurnool City-Secunderabad Hundry Express got derailed.     The incident took place in Hyderabad on Monday which injured a least a dozen people and injured many …

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  • To fortify cooperation in tourism, Indian & Paraguay sign Memorandum of Understanding

    Published on : Friday, November 8, 2019

    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto sanction to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Paraguay for fortifying cooperation in tourism. In New Delhi, the MoU was signed on …

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  • India needs infrastructure development for tourism advancement

    Published on : Friday, November 8, 2019

    India A trip to Rishikesh and Haridwar makes one understand the significance of better roads and infrastructure for Indian tourism. However, the importance of protecting the environment and heritage must not be forgotten in any way in the road to …

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  • IndiGo servers crash likely to hit flight operations from India

    Published on : Monday, November 4, 2019

    Indian aviation company, IndiGo said that its servers are down across the country and has advised the travellers to see huge rush at the counters due to the same.   The airline said that their systems  are down across the …

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  • East Indian state West Bengal gearing for MICE tourism to increase revenue

    Published on : Monday, October 28, 2019

    ‘MICE’ tourism is gaining momentum in East Indian city Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal on the back of improved connectivity, the presence of several 5-star hotels and a “world-class” convention centre. India has emerged as one of the …

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  • SATTE ready to attract more millennials this year

    Published on : Monday, October 14, 2019

    SATTE is all set for its biggest showcase under Informa Markets in India. Globally, international tourist arrival was recorded at 1.4 billion and the tourism receipt generated from international tourism reached a staggering USD 1.7 trillion in 2018. South Asia’s …

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  • AR. Madhav Joshi wins the prestigious IIA awards for excellence in architecture

    Published on : Thursday, October 10, 2019

    AR. Madhav Joshi won the prestigious IIA Awards for Excellence in Architecture 2018 for Backpackers’ Hostel, Western Indian seasonal destination, Panchgani in the ‘Hospitality and Recreation’ category. The hostel for backpackers is situated near a hill station Panchgani, the strawberry …

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  • India is forecasted to be among the world’s fastest-growing tourism economies

    Published on : Friday, October 4, 2019

    The travel and tourism sector of India are balanced to clock rapid strides of development and generate more job opportunities in the coming days, thus playing a crucial role in shaping the socio-economic fabric of the country. The burgeoning momentum …

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  • Madhya Pradesh Tourism bagged 10 awards in National Tourism Awards, 2019

    Published on : Monday, September 30, 2019

    Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board being one of the most active and creative Tourism Board of country awarded with 10 National Awards in different categories viz. Best Adventure State, Excellence in Publishing in Foreign Language – Chinese Brochure, Best Tourism Promotion …

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  • India needs to tap in new breed of Chinese travelers

    Published on : Saturday, September 28, 2019

    China’s new breed of young, educated and resource-rich travel lovers are zealous about visiting countries, especially those in East and South Asia. However, India is yet to figure in their list of top eight destinations.   Kerala, being one of …

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  • Chaliyar River Paddle concludes with a message to go plastic negative

    Published on : Friday, September 27, 2019

    Over 100 water sports enthusiasts participated in the Chaliyar River Paddle 2019, organised by Jellyfish Watersports in association with Kerala Tourism.  In 3 days we covered over 68 km and paddled all the way till Jellyfish Watersports Cheruvannur Kozhikode. It …

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  • India tourism presented to U.K. & London in its trade roadshow

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    Indiatourism London showcased the best the country has to offer in its trade roadshow, which took place 17-19 September.   Visiting Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin, the roadshow provided an opportunity for agents to meet with several tour operators from India, …

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  • India might introduce special tourism packages

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    For visitors, India is probably rolling out special tourism packages for its Expo 2020 pavilion in Dubai, a visiting minister on Sunday informed Gulf News .   Piyush Goyal, the Indian minister for Commerce, Industry and Railways explained that the country is …

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  • India has not fully explored the prospect of heritage tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    As per Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage convener Swapna Liddle, India has not fully explored the possibility of heritage tourism.   “We have to think out of the box and look at where our untapped potential lies,” …

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  • Travelers from small towns and cities in India are now traveling overseas

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    With more and more Indians traveling to discover unknown territories, travel companies and tour operators are rolling out attractive packages and options to attract backpackers and budget travelers, adventure seekers along with luxury vacationers.   Many such travel companies, for …

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  • Hotels ask for GST relief for boosting tourism growth

    Published on : Saturday, September 21, 2019

    Since hotels boost tourism and generate more jobs, the tourism industry has sought one single rate under Goods and Service Tax to aid its growth.   “The imposition of 18% and 28% GST at different hotels creates confusion in the …

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  • India has a long way to go with regard to tourism and tourist numbers

    Published on : Saturday, September 21, 2019

    India is a true example of a country rich in natural beauty and history, but still has a long way to go.   In 2018, just about 10 million foreign tourists arrived in India. In 2015, the number was 8 …

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  • Delhi’s new heritage travel app launched

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    From the imposing beauty of Lutyens’ India Gate to the magnificent elegance of the Qutb Minar minaret, a new digital heritage app will bring the Delhi’s past into the present.   The mobile phone app, called Safarnama, was designed by …

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  • State tourism ministers urges for GST cut for hotel industry

    Published on : Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    Tourism ministers from different Indian states today urged to reduced GST for hotel rooms in order to boost Indian hospitality sector. They also asked for simplification and rationalisation of various taxes and levies to attract tourists and take on global …

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  • India jumps 18 spots on world tourism index in 4 years: WEF report

    Published on : Friday, September 13, 2019

    India marked the biggest improvement among the top performers in global tourism, jumping from 40th in 2017 to 34th in the Travel Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 published by the World Economic Forum. India is the only lower-middle income country in …

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