India

  • Radisson Hotels India launches ‘Radisson Cares’ campaign

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

    Radisson Hotels recently announced the launch of the ‘Radisson Cares’ campaign in India. The initiative comes at a time when the country is fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic through a complete nationwide lockdown. The campaign aims to leverage the company’s …

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  • Pride Hotels introduces co-working spaces in Indian cities

    Published on : Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    The Pride Group of Hotels is pleased to announce its guest friendly initiative “Work From Pride” by creating an alternative workspace for them. This is an initiative created for an alternate workspace; for the mid-senior level people who are accustomed …

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  • 38 million job losses expected in the travel and tourism industry in India

    Published on : Friday, April 17, 2020

    The tourism industry in India is badly hit due to the nationwide lockdown. A report by KMPG, a finnacial services and business advisory firm suggested that the Indian tourism and  hospitality industry is staring at a potential job loss of …

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  • Indian Tourism Ministry launches webinar series

    Published on : Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    Indian Tourism Ministry said that the department is launching the “Dekho Apna Desh” webinar series to promote tourism.     The Tourism Ministry said the webinar series, that they will provide information on the many destinations and the ‘depth’ and …

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  • SWISS Airlines launch rescue flights to India

    Published on : Friday, April 10, 2020

    Switzerland’s flag carrier SWISS Airlines announced that it has launched a special rescue flight, LX154, from Zurich to Mumbai and New Delhi on behalf of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). The rescue flight is being operated at a …

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  • Air India suspends all flight bookings for April

    Published on : Saturday, April 4, 2020

    India’s flag carrier Air India has decided to stop all bookings for domestic and international flights till April 30. The plan comes as the nation awaits a decision from the government about further updates on the nationwide lockdown that is …

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  • India’s medical tourism to face the brunt

    Published on : Saturday, April 4, 2020

    The $9-billion India’s health & medical tourism industry stands still under the severe blow of corona outbreak while the NITI Aayog and Ministry of Commerce had recently included medical travel industry in one of the 12 ‘champion sectors’ they wished …

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  • Indian Ministry of Tourism launch online portal to help foreign tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    The Indian Ministry of Tourism has launched a portal to provide all foreign tourists stranded in the country with necessary information regarding the services that they can avail. The portal has been named, “Stranded in India” and launched in light …

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  • DGCA requests OTAs to take proper call for waiving off cancellation and reschedule charges

    Published on : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    The air ticket cancellation or rescheduling due to COVID-19, need Regulatory intervention to avoid loss or penalty. As coronavirus surged in India, the aviation, travel & tourism and hospitality sectors in the country are bearing the brunt. The Air Passengers …

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  • Indian aviation industry is witnessing $3.6 billion loss

    Published on : Monday, March 30, 2020

    As many countries in the world are closing their borders, the COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak has acutely impacted the travel industry, especially airlines witnessing the most notable casualties. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), airlines could lose a …

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  • India declares complete lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    In a strong response to the coronavirus crisis, India declared a complete lockdown for 21 days. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country and announced a nationwide lockdown. The decision comes as the number of coronavirus cases continues …

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  • Nagesh Chawla appointed as Cluster General Manager at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    Nagesh Chawla appointed as Cluster General Manager at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel & Lakeside Chalet – Mumbai, Marriott Executive Apartments. An industry veteran, always at the helm of affairs, who has steered the ship clear through tides of time, …

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  • To curb coronavirus spread, India observed ‘Janta Curfew’ wholeheartedly

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    India observed ‘Janata Curfew’ yesterday after the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi appealed to the people to stay indoors voluntarily as a way to curb coronavirus spread. On 19th March, in his speech to the nation, the PM requested the …

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  • Till 26th March, Andaman & Nicobar admin has defered all tourism activities

    Published on : Friday, March 20, 2020

    The Andaman & Nicobar administration has closed all travel activities starting from Monday till March 26th.   In an advisory issued recently on the outbreak of COVID-19, the health secretary of the Andaman & Nicobar administration wrote: “In order to …

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  • Four quarantined men caught on train near Mumbai by fellow passengers

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Four passengers, who were trying to jump quarantine, were caught on the Mumbai-Delhi Garib Rath train in Mumbai on Wednesday, Western Railway officials sources said.   Around an hour after the train left Mumbai, some passengers and the travelling ticket …

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  • Travel and tourism industry of India expected to be hit sharply from ban of foreign tourist visas

    Published on : Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    With India imposing ban on visas for foreign tourists for curbing the spread of corona virus, the tourism and civil aviation industries are expected to be impacted heavily. All tourist visas have been suspended till April 15.   Travelers, including Indian nationals, …

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  • COVID 19: India imposes curbs on international travel, cancels tourist visas

    Published on : Friday, March 13, 2020

    In a bid to contain coronavirus spread, India has cancelled tourist visas and imposed curbs on international travel.   According to a government announcement late on Wednesday, All existing visas, except in categories such as diplomatic, official, employment and those …

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  • Sikkim tourism sector confused over corona virus travel restrictions

    Published on : Thursday, March 12, 2020

    In the midst of the Centre’s advisory to states asking them not to restrict entry of foreigners in the wake of corona virus scare, a Thimpu-based tour operator from Bhutan, Sangay Wangdi, has trekked all the way to Taktsang, a …

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  • India postpones tourist visas to stop virus spread

    Published on : Thursday, March 12, 2020

    On Wednesday, India hung up on all visas, except on couple of categories like diplomatic and employment, till April 15th in a bid to control the coronavirus spread, according to an official statement.   Also, the government “strongly advised” Indians …

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  • Tourist visas suspended in India to contain coronavirus spread

    Published on : Thursday, March 12, 2020

      In an attempt to contain the spread of the new coronavirus in India all tourist visas has been suspended until April 15 from seven virus-hit countries.   The COVID-19 cases double to 73 and all incoming travellers will be …

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