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Tourism for all includes US Wounded Heroes: Nepal's version of World Tourism Day

Nepal's Tourism support for Wounded US Veterans in the spirit of World Tourism Day Tourism for all includes US Wounded Heroes: Nepal's version of World Tourism Day

eTurboNews is a proud partner for the Wounded Hero Trek in Nepal. It's showing Support for our American Troops with a little help from Nepal.

Introducing a new concept of hospitality in the Maldives

Introducing a new concept of hospitality in the Maldives

Located in Ookolhufinolhu Island in Lhaviyani Atoll, Cocoon Maldives is scheduled to open on 26th December 2016.

ICTP and Inclusive Tourism: World Tourism Day Initiative from Nepal

ICTP and Inclusive Tourism: World Tourism Day Initiative from Nepal

Tomorrow is World Tourism Day. This year the UNWTO event is hosted by Thailand in Bangkok. However, the day is celebrated everywhere in the world.

Qatar Airways takes major role in Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit 2016

Qatar Airways takes major role in Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit 2016

Qatar Airways participated in the Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit 2016 (IITIS) on September 23 to reaffirm its commitment towards India’s tourism market.

THAI launches service to Tehran – the Pride of Persia

THAI launches service to Tehran – the Pride of Persia

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) held a cocktail reception to launch its new destination Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, with nonstop, direct service between Bangkok and ...

Plight of Mohajirs in Pakistan discussed in the UN Human Rights Council

Plight of Mohajirs in Pakistan discussed in the UN Human Rights Council

The International Institute for Mohajirs organized a conference on the plight of Mohajirs in Pakistan, on the sidelines of the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on ...

Indian Association of Tour Operators meets with much pomp and show

Indian Association of Tour Operators meets with much pomp and show

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

The 32nd annual convention of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) was held in Chennai, capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, with much pomp and show, reflecting the rich cultural ...

Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair set to dazzle

Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair set to dazzle

NEW DELHI, India - The Delhi Jewellery and Gem Fair (DJGF) 2016, hosted by UBM India, is back once again bringing in top-notch jewellers, import & export merchants and industry associations in ...

Colombo - Lahore: Soon on Sri Lankan Airlines

Colombo - Lahore: Soon on Sri Lankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines will be expanding on service to Pakistan with Colombo - Lahore flights. The airline will Connect Sri Lanka with Lahore twice a week starting September 27.

Uzbekistan Airlines loves Boeing 787-8

Uzbekistan Airlines loves Boeing 787-8

Uzbekistan Airways last week started scheduled operation using a Boeing 787-8. The plane is operating at this time on domestic flights.

Aeromexico partners with Discover the World in India

Aeromexico partners with Discover the World in India

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Discover the World has recently started handling the sales and marketing for Aeromexico in India.

Violent riots erupt in Bangalore, India

Violent riots erupt in Bangalore, India

BANGALORE, India - Thousands of riot police forces have been deployed to the streets of the Indian city of Bangalore, where protests turned violent over a long-standing river water dispute.

Iran introduces Halal Internet

Iran introduces Halal Internet

Katie Beiter, The Media Line

State-sponsored Internet will filter out “Western” content and to crackdown on what Iranians can and cannot see.

Sundarbans tourism helping Hindu women in Bangladesh

Sundarbans tourism helping Hindu women in Bangladesh

Mowdudur Rahman

The objective of the Sundarbans Handicraft Bangladesh project is to reduce poverty and expand Sundarban culture and heritage by involving the disadvantaged community in the production and selling ...

Ambassador: Pakistan condemns acts of "state-terrorism" in Kashmir

Ambassador: Pakistan condemns acts of "state-terrorism" in Kashmir

TEHRAN, Iran - The Pakistani ambassador to Tehran says his country rejects the dichotomization of terrorism into good and bad forms and is concerned by acts of "state-terrorism" in the disputed ...

IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng outlines his vision for future conservation

Transcript: Opening speech at the 2016 IUCN World Congress in Honolulu IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng outlines his vision for future conservation

IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng outlined his vision for future conservation action and congress outcomes in his speech at the opening ceremony of the IUCN World Conservation Congress.

He ...

Nepal Tourism Board: A lot to be excited about in Indian Ahmedabad

Nepal Tourism Board: A lot to be excited about in Indian Ahmedabad

The Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF) is one of India’s largest travel trade show networks.

Pakistan reopens main border crossing with Afghanistan

Pakistan reopens main border crossing with Afghanistan

CHAMAN, Pakistan - Pakistan has reopened a main border crossing with Afghanistan which it closed nearly two weeks ago following an anti-Islamabad protest there.

The Indian box office industry: US$2 billion

The Indian box office industry: US$2 billion

Justickets tied up with Cinépolis to strengthen its reach across India.

FATA area of Pakistan will open for foreign tourists

FATA area of Pakistan will open for foreign tourists

Dispatch News Desk (DND)

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - “The top priority of federal government of Pakistan is to place Federally Administrative Tribal Area (FATA) on the tourism map of Pakistan because this region has awesome ...

Tashkent-Bukhara connects with high-speed train

Tashkent-Bukhara connects with high-speed train

Dispatch News Desk (DND)

BUKHARA, Uzbekistan - A train with a speed of over 160 kilometers (KM) per hour reached Uzbek’s historic city of Bukhara from its capital, Tashkent, as “Uzbekistan Railways” has started new ...

"Sensing China" exhibition arrives in Kazakhstan's largest city

"Sensing China" exhibition arrives in Kazakhstan's largest city

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - At 10am local time on August 26, the "Sensing China-Travel to Kazakhstan" exhibition formally opened at Kazakhstan National University in the nation's largest city Almaty.

President of Kazakhstan pushes Expo 2017 in Poland and Serbia

President of Kazakhstan pushes Expo 2017 in Poland and Serbia

As part of the visit of the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Chairman of the Board of the National Company Astana EXPO 2017, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, has visited Poland and Serbia in ...

Bollywood stars walk the runway at Etihad Airways

Bollywood stars walk the runway at Etihad Airways

Mumbai, INDIA – A star-studded show kicked off Lakmé Fashion Week in Mumbai last night (August 24) with Etihad Airways presenting the celebrated Indian designer Manish Malhotra at the unveiling ...

Gunfire and explosion: American University in Kabul is under attack

Gunfire and explosion: American University in Kabul is under attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - A militant attack is believed to be taking place at the American University in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Indian Prime Minister urged to stop deadly Kashmir violence

Indian Prime Minister urged to stop deadly Kashmir violence

NEW DELHI, India - Pro-Indian Kashmiri politicians have demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi take serious steps to halt weeks-long deadly violence in the disputed Himalayan region.

The sixth edition of Denimsandjeans Bangladesh Show

The sixth edition of Denimsandjeans Bangladesh Show

The sixth edition of Denimsandjeans Bangladesh is going to be held on October 5-6 in Dhaka with the theme - VINTAGE RECALL, Denim Goes Back To Its Roots.

Keynote speakers announced for the ACI Investing in Airports conference

Keynote speakers announced for the ACI Investing in Airports conference

GOA, India - The second annual Investing in Airports conference, taking place in Goa, India from 6 - 8 December 2016 will examine a number of important issues for investors, regulators, airport ...

BLTM garners strong support from the industry

Business and Luxury Travel Mart 2016 BLTM garners strong support from the industry

BLTM

NEW DELHI, India - The Business and Luxury Travel Mart (BLTM), the first full-fledged travel mart of its kind in India is receiving strong support from a wide variety of trade bodies, which will ...

Etihad Airways joins celebrated Indian designer at Lakmé Fashion Week in Mumbai

Etihad Airways joins celebrated Indian designer at Lakmé Fashion Week in Mumbai

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways has teamed up with renowned Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra to showcase the artist’s latest collection at the forthcoming Lakmé Fashion ...

Invasion: Incredible India now includes Nepal Tourism

Invasion: Incredible India now includes Nepal Tourism

A mountain tourist dream is experience the Annapurna Mountain Range.

Mayor of Amritsar inaugurates India Travel Mart

Mayor of Amritsar inaugurates India Travel Mart

AMRITSAR, India - Honorable Mayor of Amritsar, Shri Bakshi Ram Arora, inaugurated the three day Punjab’s biggest Travel and Tourism exhibition; India Travel Mart in the presence of Trade Members ...

Jet Airways is healthy thanks to Etihad Airways

Jet Airways is healthy thanks to Etihad Airways

Jet Airways Group has announced its fifth successive profitable quarter for the period ending June 30, 2016 based on continuing improvement in aircraft utilization, increased efficiency and ...

Tourism Minister: "Selfie danger zones" will ensure visitors' safety

Tourism Minister: "Selfie danger zones" will ensure visitors' safety

NEW DELHI, India - India's Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma has said that State governments and Union Territory administrations are primarily responsible for ensuring the safety of ...

Cycling in India: A new opportunity for India Tourism gets attention

Cycling in India: A new opportunity for India Tourism gets attention

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Cycle tourism, organized tours to include cycling, is gaining momentum worldwide.

India seems to have been a late starter in this adventure activity.

RIU lands in Asia with a new hotel in Sri Lanka

RIU lands in Asia with a new hotel in Sri Lanka

AHUNGALLA, Sri Lanka - RIU Hotels & Resorts will celebrate its first inauguration on the Asian continent with a 5-star hotel in Sri Lanka.

Two buses plunged into flooded river: 18 passengers feared dead

Mumbai - Goa Highway bus Two buses plunged into flooded river: 18 passengers feared dead

In Western India, two buses plunged into a flooded river after an old bridge collapsed. 22 people or possibly more are missing and feared dead.

Tajikistan aviation is crumbling

Tajikistan aviation is crumbling

Agha Iqrar Haroon, Dispatch News Desk

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The Civil Aviation industry of Tajikistan is crumbling as its national carrier, “Tajik Air,” has only two operational aircrafts, while private company Somon Air has ...

First flight compensation app for air passengers launched in India

First flight compensation app for air passengers launched in India

NEW DELHI, India - A dedicated India mobile phone app and online widget to help air travelers secure compensation for delayed, cancelled, and overbooked flights regulated by both India and ...

Jetwing Hotels wins PATA Grand Award for “A Journey of Hope and Progress”

Jetwing Hotels wins PATA Grand Award for “A Journey of Hope and Progress”

Jetwing Hotels

The Jetwing Youth Development Project (JYDP) first made history by winning the PATA Grand Award for Education and Training in 2007 followed by being identified as the Best Sustainability Project ...

Radisson Blu opens its first resort and spa in Karjat, India

Radisson Blu opens its first resort and spa in Karjat, India

MUMBAI, India - Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat, located in the sub district of Raigad, announced its opening today.

Secure hotel for foreigners in Kabul under deadly attack by Taliban

Secure hotel for foreigners in Kabul under deadly attack by Taliban

A truck full of explosives exploded near the entrance of Northgate Hotel, reported Bilal Sarwary in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Srilankan Airlines signs Bollywood star as brand ambassador

Srilankan Airlines signs Bollywood star as brand ambassador

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Srilankan Airlines, the award-winning airline, on Saturday signed on board Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez as their brand ambassador.

Eastern India floods kill over 50 people

Eastern India floods kill over 50 people

DISPUR, India - In eastern India, days of monsoons triggered floods this week that killed over 50 people and have affected millions of others.

India promoting and catering to tourism

India promoting and catering to tourism

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - India is stressing the importance of promoting and catering to tourism growth for the country, in an effort to propel supply and demand in the industry.

ACI conference - Fostering the right environment for airport investment

ACI conference - Fostering the right environment for airport investment

GOA, India - The second annual Investing in Airports conference, taking place in Goa, India from 6 - 8 December 2016 will examine a number of important issues for investors, regulators, airport ...

Terror attack: 80 killed, 230 injured in Kabul suicide bombings

Terror attack: 80 killed, 230 injured in Kabul suicide bombings

KABUL, Afghanistan - At least 80 people were killed and 231 injured when a huge blast rocked a mass demonstration in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the Interior Ministry has announced.

Kazakhstan showcasing future energy in tourism

Kazakhstan showcasing future energy in tourism

A photo exhibition, Kazakhstan – a country of the Great Steppe, featuring the amazing nature scenery of the republic has opened in Nikolskaya Street next to the Metro Station Revolution ...

Exotic Wedding Planning Conference to open in Goa

Exotic Wedding Planning Conference to open in Goa

The big fat Indian wedding market is growing exponentially at the rate of 25 to 30 percent annually, and it is worth Rs. 100,000 to Rs.

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