India

  • 7.4% growth in Foreign Tourist arrivals in July, 2017 over July, 2016

    Published on : Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    Indian Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI).   The following are the important highlights regarding FTAs …

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  • Train compartments of Central Railway to get seats near door back

    Published on : Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    After hearing long complaints from the daily commuters, Central Railway, one of the busiest railway domestic network, is now planning to put back the seats that were removed to create space to stand.     The changes were made to …

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  • Allegation by Indian against China Eastern Airlines

    Published on : Monday, August 14, 2017

    There is an allegation against Chinese airlines in this tough time in the relation between India and China and the matter has been seriously taken by Indian Government.     Now India has taken up with China a complaint filed …

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  • To sustain tourism, flight services have been increased between India & UAE

    Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Lately, UAE is trying hard to make travel from India to UAE a reasonably priced journey as the number of Indian visitors coming to Dubai and Abu Dhabi has record heights.   Dr Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Banna, UAE Ambassador …

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  • Indian Government is wishing for more cruise tourism from Indian coastlines

    Published on : Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    The Government of India has identified 5 major ports to boost the cruise tourism. These ports are Mumbai, Mormugao, Mangalore, Chennai and Cochin.     The Union minister for shipping Nitin Gadkari said that government is now looking to increase …

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  • Kerala tourism eyes more tourists in the state

    Published on : Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Kerala tourism is looking in achieving a higher growth in the influx of the domestic and the international tourists.     The Tourism Department of Kerala is showcasing the tourism destination and the natural beauty of “God’s Own Country” as …

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  • Making India a Preferred MICE Destination

    Published on : Friday, August 4, 2017

    India is relatively a new entrant in the Global Convention business. Most of the Convention business in India is generated from the domestic market and as per the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Report 2015; India ranks 31st worldwide …

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  • India Promotion of Ayurveda for International Medical Tourism

    Published on : Friday, August 4, 2017

    The Indian Ministry of Tourism has recognised Medical and Wellness Tourism including Ayurveda as a Niche product in order to overcome the aspect of ‘seasonality’ and to promote India as a 365 days’ destination and attract tourists with specific interest. …

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  • Tourism Minister, Mahesh Sharma said it is too early to assess the impact of GST on tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, August 1, 2017

    The Central Tourism Minister, Mahesh Sharma said that it is too early to assess the impact of GST on the Indian tourism.     Responding to supplementary in the Lok Sabha while discussing on the difficulties that the houseboat owners …

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  • Delhi to Chandigarh will be in just 2 hrs

    Published on : Monday, July 31, 2017

    Indian Railways is now full ready to fulfill a long demand of covering 245 kilometers long distance of Delhi to Chandigarh in flat two hours despite having many curves on the proposed semi high speed route, which will be helpful …

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  • Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh will soon be a religious tourism destination

    Published on : Monday, July 31, 2017

    The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while addressing the Antyodaya-Saha-Swasthya Sammelan at Majhgawan village in Satna district said that Chitrakoot will be developed as the religious tourism site in Madhya Pradesh.     Majhgawan village in Satna …

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  • Namma Metro Stations projecting tourism of Karnataka

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

    The Tourism Department of Karnataka took Metro Stations (Namma Metro Stations) of the city as a place to promote the different tourists’ destinations that are located in the different parts of Karnataka.     The tourism department erected some architectural …

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  • India attracted over 2 lakh cruise travellers during 2016-2017

    Published on : Thursday, July 20, 2017

    India had attracted nearly two lakh cruise ship travellers in 2016 to 2017 and the figures are expected to increase by almost 40 lakhs by 2042 to 2043, the government said yesterday.   Mahesh Sharma who is the Union Tourism …

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  • Tourism Ministry says India witnessed 22 % growth in June in overseas visitors

    Published on : Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    In June this year, India witnessed over 22 percent growth in foreign tourist arrival in comparison to the same period in 2016, as confirmed by the Tourism Ministry.   According to the statement of Ministry, the number of overseas visitor …

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  • The average contribution to GDP was around 6.7% in 2009-2013

    Published on : Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    This was a reply to the letter written by BJP MP from Andhra Pradesh, Hari Babu Khambhapati, where he asked for the growth of GDP from the tourism sector. The reply was not negative, but it is constant.     …

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  • Dubai’s cruise tourism braces to draw 20 million tourists by 2020

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    Dubai Tourism is ready to jump on to the cruise industry’s bandwagon by getting all braced up to draw in 20 million tourists by the year 2020.   In the year 2016 to 2017, Dubai had been able to attract …

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  • New ticketing services by Indian Railways

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    Indian Railways has announced for the online Tatkal reservation facilities and the also clarified the terms and conditions of bookings.   Earlier, it was reported that some news media declared that there will be the new changes regarding the bookings …

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  • Kerala Government is now developing the luxury cruise

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    Kerala Government is focusing on the development of luxury river cruise tourism on the model of Nile Cruise by developing 450-km inland waterways from Hozdurg in the North to Kovalam in the South.     Cochin International Airport Ltd has …

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  • New app for the tourism sites in Jhalawar

    Published on : Friday, July 14, 2017

    Jhalawar is now boosting its tourism, by generating an app providing all the information for the tourists.     Jhalwar is the home district of the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje Scindia. The district administration will soon launch a …

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  • Chennai hopes to save the hospitality sector

    Published on : Thursday, July 13, 2017

    The hospitality sector in Chennai is going under losses as there is a ban to sale the liquor on the highways.   Now this sector has sought the State Government to denotify highways within the city limits to reopen the …

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