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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.

Airlines CEO says: Pakistan Airlines on path of change

Airlines CEO says: Pakistan Airlines on path of change

DND

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Bernd Hildenbrand, has disclosed that the carrier has started earning a profit while ...

Failing flights between Tajikistan and Pakistan

Failing flights between Tajikistan and Pakistan

DND

Efforts to save failing flights between Tajikistan and Pakistan are not hitting the financial mark, according to a report published in an Islamabad-based online newspaper, even though fare for a ...

India’s travel agents and airlines’ top brass come together

India’s travel agents and airlines’ top brass come together

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

INDIA (eTN) - In a rare, unusual event, India’s travel agents and airlines’ top brass sat together today, July 13, to discuss issues and see how both the segments can grow together and help ...

GBTA: India poised to be top six business travel market by 2019

GBTA: India poised to be top six business travel market by 2019

NEW DELHI & MUMBAI, India - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced the results of its latest GBTA BTI ...

Air Astana celebrates Skytrax succes for fifth consecutive year

Air Astana celebrates Skytrax succes for fifth consecutive year

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, continues to be recognised for service excellence, with this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards event seeing a 4 Star rating, ...

India's first travel wedding show a hit with buyers and sellers

India's Travel Wedding Show 2016 India's first travel wedding show a hit with buyers and sellers

NEW DELHI, India - The first edition of Travel Wedding Show 2016, a B2B meetings platform for buyers and suppliers of the wedding segment, witnessed participation of 28 suppliers and an equal ...

Kashmir protests: Eight killed, 200 injured as Indian troops open fire

Kashmir protests: Eight killed, 200 injured as Indian troops open fire

SRINAGAR, India - Eight people have been killed and at least 200 others injured in fresh clashes between protesters and police in the Indian-administered Kashmir.

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala resort steams ahead with new initiatives

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala resort steams ahead with new initiatives

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Cinnamon Bey Beruwala is one of the largest resorts along the southern coastline of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka tourism takes a good hard look at British tourist arrivals

Sri Lanka tourism takes a good hard look at British tourist arrivals

Srilal Miththapala, eTN Sri Lanka Correspondent

Traditionally the UK has been an important market for Sri Lanka, generating about 18% of the total arrivals to Sri Lanka in 2008.

Top speakers announced for ACI Conference on Investing in Airports

Top speakers announced for ACI Conference on Investing in Airports

Confirmed high level speakers for the second annual Investing in Airports conference, taking place in Goa, India from 6 - 8 December 2016, were announced today.

Bangladesh Prime Minister: ISIS terrorists "tarnishing the image of Islam"

Bangladesh Prime Minister: ISIS terrorists "tarnishing the image of Islam"

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Hours after Daesh terrorists killed 20 hostages in a café in the capital, Dhaka, Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed says the militants are "tarnishing" the ...

The life story of a captive elephant

The life story of a captive elephant

As a sustainable travel and leisure solutions provider, Saraii Village is leading an initiative to organize a series of awareness programs on "Eradicating Cruelty to Animals."

Terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh: ISIS claims credit again

Terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh: ISIS claims credit again

ISIS terrorists are once claiming credit for an attack that occurred today in the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangaladesh capital at 9:20 pm local time.

A350 delivered to Ethiopian Airlines

A350 delivered to Ethiopian Airlines

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines yesterday took delivery of Africa's first Airbus A350XWB, being launch customer for the continent.

Travel agents are protesting in Delhi

Travel agents are protesting in Delhi

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

The Jantar Mantar observatory complex in the heart of New Delhi is often the venue for protests on political and other issues.

Institute of Hospitality Lanka International Branch opens “Manager’s Tool Chest”

Institute of Hospitality Lanka International Branch opens “Manager’s Tool Chest”

The Institute of Hospitality (IOH), Lanka International Branch, recently concluded its first middle-managers program to develop professionalism among hotel managers in Sri Lanka.

Birth place of Lord Rama: Tourist destination

Birth place of Lord Rama: Tourist destination

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

Ayodhya, the birth place of Lord Rama, 150 kms from Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh, is being promoted as a tourism destination, with a day-long tour and walk.

Nazarbayev: Astana International Financial Center will be based on EXPO-2017 infrstructure

Nazarbayev: Astana International Financial Center will be based on EXPO-2017 infrstructure

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia - Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev is confident that businessmen will be interested in the international financial center to be created in Astana based on the ...

Philippines' Tourism returns to India with four-city roadshow

Philippines' Tourism returns to India with four-city roadshow

MANILA, Philippines - Buoyed by the success of its roadshow this February, The Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines is back with yet another four-city roadshow for the travel trade in India ...

Kazakhstan abolished visa regime for 20 developed countries

Kazakhstan abolished visa regime for 20 developed countries

Tourism Kazakhstan and open borders without visa requirements for 20 countries is a response by the government in this former Soviet Republic to create a favorable condition for foreign ...

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