Submit Press release  ∑ eTN Team ·  Advertising  ·  eTN Awards  - Worldtourism Events    

India hotel CEO tells government: Put your money where your mouth is

Anil Mathur, eTN India

In recent months, Ritesh Agarwal, founder and CEO of OYO hotels in India, has been much sought after for his views, as his is a success story in the hospitality sector, and everyone wants to know ...

Turkish Airlines crash was operated by another airline MyCargoAirlines Statement issued: Crashed Turkish Airlines had no Turkish Airlines Crew

Media from around the world today reported on a Turkish Airlines B747 crash in Kyrgyzstan. They are only half way correct.

Turkish Airlines cargo jet crash: 16 dead and counting Turkish Airlines B747 crashed in Manas Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 747 from HongKong to Istanbul crashed into a residential neighborhood close to Manas Airport in Kyrgyzstan on Monday morning.

On your mark, get set: Rickshaw!

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Inside of India, this mode of transportation offers a great way to break up a trip and a novel method of traversing one of the most culturally and geographically diverse countries on the ...

Jet Airways announces wide-body A330 service on additional domestic and international routes

Jet Airways, will introduce its wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft on certain additional domestic and international routes, thereby boosting capacity on other key sectors and extending guests, a ...

Air India: 35 new planes in 2017

Air India plans to add 35 new planes this year as the airline prepares for ‚Äúconsolidation and expansion‚ÄĚ by flying to more number of international as well as domestic routes, the air ...

Get your motors running and head to India

Anil Mathur, eTN India

India tourism is counting on getting great attention from the upcoming vintage car rally next month scheduled to be held in Greater Noida.

Earthquake strikes northeastern India

An earthquake has rocked northeastern India close to its border with Bangladesh.

It had a magnitude of 5.7 on Richter Scale, India’s National Center for Seismology announced.

Kazakhstan adopts new visa policy to boost tourism

Kazakhstan has lifted visa requirements for citizens of the European Union, OECD countries and a number of other states as part of efforts to boost investment and tourism.

Israel: Possibility of imminent terrorist attacks against western tourists in India

Israel today issued an "immediate and severe" travel warning for Israeli tourists in India, citing an immediate threat of attack on tourist targets during New Year celebrations, particularly in ...

PATA set to bring Travel Mart to India

Anil Mathur, eTN India

The inaugural Himalayan Travel Mart for 2017 was jointly announced by The Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Mr. Shankar Prasad Adhikari, and Mr.

India: 500 and 1000-rupee bank notes become worthless on January 1

Indians have lined up outside banks across the country today to cash their savings, after large bills were pulled out of circulation by the government in a bid to boost the economy and fight ...

Boosting India Tourism from all angles

Anil Mathur, eTN India

A task force has been set up to promote adventure tourism in India, along with sports and culture. Cruise tourism is another area in which more will be heard about in the days to come.

Impressive presentation from Air India

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Air India made an impressive presentation to a gathering where it was emphasized that tourism and aviation are closely linked.

Major incident averted at Delhi airport

At least 12 people were injured while evacuating a Jet Airways plane which skidded off the runway at Goa's Dabolim Airport.

Kashmir Valley's tourism future: Idle boats and empty hotel rooms?

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Some diplomats in Delhi, India, have feared that tourism will take a hit because of issues of the money change after the new rules.

Tigers and wildlife and India... oh my!

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Ravi Singh, WWF India secretary general, said that much progress has been made in the tiger preserves, in spite of constraints and limitations.

Nepal Inclusive Tourism sets a global example again

The Nepal Tourism operating sector did it again.

India travel industry players lay down demands

Anil Mathur, eTN India

At a meeting of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) held on December 7 in New Delhi, members said that the amount of foreign exchange allowed to be exchanged by the tourists should be ...

"Burned beyond recognition": No survivors in Pakistan Ianternational Airlines crash

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) airplane with 48 people on board has crashed on its approach to Islamabad from a popular tourist region of Chitral.

Deadly hotel fire kills 11 in Pakistan

An early morning fire at hotel in Karachi, Pakistan killed at least 11 people and injured over 70 others on Monday, local police, hospital said.

India institutions sign tourism MOU

It has long been a demand that the academic world and the industry in India have closer links, and the latest MOU, signed on December 2, is expected to contribute towards this goal.

India hosts Delphic Games Summit

It was the coming together of minds, views, and conversations and an endorsement of serious believers that the Delphic Movement is a work in progress, and the Delphic Games Summit brought ...

Kolkata linked with another international flight

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Myanmar Airways International (MAI) has started twice a week service between Yangon, capital of former Burma, and Kolkata, capital of West Bengal in India.

Delegates experience beautiful Bangladesh at the PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016

The PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 (NTFF2016) in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh attracted 242 delegates from 17 countries.

Fidel Castro is dead, but not his vision on Cuba tourism

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro died today in Havana. His vision and leadership over 5 decades going against 11 US presidents is very much a guidance for the new Cuban regime.

India Tourism committed to developing northeastern states

Anil Mathur, eTN India

India’s Tourism Secretary, Vinod Zutshi, said at the 5th International Tourism Mart that the Ministry of Tourism was committed to developing and promoting the northeastern states of the ...

Mega Maldives Airlines expands India connections

Anil Mathur, eTN India

George Weinmann, CEO of Mega Maldives Airlines started in 2010, said in Delhi on November 24 that Mega connections from Male to connect with sea planes were very convenient.

Strong earthquake strikes near Karakul, Tajikistan

Strong earthquake struck near Karakul, a 25 km diameter lake within a 52 km impact crater, that is located in the Tajik National Park in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan.

India starts fire on passenger bus in Kashmir killing 11

Tourists visiting Kashmir should be aware of the security situation in that region.

The death toll rises to 11 from Indian shelling of passenger bus, village along dividing line in ...

40 dead and counting after Express train derailed

Relief and rescue ops underway after 14 coaches of Patna-Indore express derailed near Pukharayan, Kanpur.

Nature tourists delight in rare sighting

Srilal Miththapala, eTN Sri Lanka

I was on a quick, and somewhat overdue visit to the Uda Walawe National Park (UWNP) last week with my friend, and one time colleague Ashoka Ranjeewa, now carrying out some research into male ...

BLTM sets new milestone for Indian MICE-focused travel shows

Business & Luxury Travel Mart (BLTM) at Hyatt Regency Gurgaon on 24-25 October 2016 has set a new milestone for MICE-focused travel shows in India.

Taste of a Trump President: Republicans stopped Boeing from selling to Iran Air

Iran Air was contemplating to buy the A380 super Jumbo along with hundreds of new commercial aircrafts from Boeing and Airbus.

Terrorists bomb Pakistan shrine: Death count at 47

A blast took place when believers were busy celebrating a festival at the Shrine of Baba Shah Nurani in Pakistan. At least 47 were killed instantly.

Jet Airways posts 13 million USD profit in the second quarter

Jet Airways Group today announced a profitable quarter with a profit of INR 85 cr (USD 13m) for the period ending September 30, 2016 despite a traditionally ‚Äėlean‚Äô quarter and domestic yields ...

Goa capital is the priciest tourist destination in India

Panaji, the capital of the state of Goa, is the most expensive tourist destination in India, according to the latest survey.

Hyatt announces plans for four hotels in Pakistan

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today plans to expand its Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency brands in Pakistan with the signing of management agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for four Hyatt-branded ...

Business & Luxury Travel Mart changes the face of MICE-focused travel shows in India

Business & Luxury Travel Mart (BLTM) was very well received as India’s first full-fledged travel mart focused on Sellers from Business, MICE and Luxury Travel all over the world, in its ...

Quality Morocco tourist guides: Not just an ideal, it’s the law

Moroccan Law Number 05-12 and its implementing decree regulates the profession of tourist guides, and states that the renewal of working documents of tourist guides is subject to, among other ...

How to accelerate tourism in India

Anil Mathur, eTN India

Among the topics to be discussed at this gathering on non-resident Indians and People of India Origin will be how to accelerate tourism in India and to make India a destination for health care. ...

India’s first MICE club to be unveiled at Business & Luxury Travel Mart

The online meeting diary of Business & Luxury Travel Mart (BLTM) making appointments between the Buyers and Sellers has registered over 2,000 confirmed appointments prior to the show and an ...

Bus accident : 25 dead and counting

In Pakistan at least 25 people were killed and more than 60 injured when two buses collided with each other on Khanpur Road near Sahja in Rahim Yar Khan on Monday morning.

Telangana Tourism - jail time included

Tourists become prisoners here. They get locked up at the Sangareddy District Jail in the Indian state of Telangana. They call it Telangana tourism.

Tourism promotion in Gilgit-Baltistan: Top priority for Chief Minister

Agha Iqrar Haroon, Chief Editor, Dispatch News Desk

The Chief Minister (CM) of Gilgit-Baltistan, a beautiful northern territory in Pakistan, Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman, has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is meant to unite the ...

India celebrates World Tourism Day with special-needs children

India celebrates World Tourism Day with special-needs children

Anil Mathur, eTN India Correspondent

The North Regional Tourism office of India tourism in New Delhi celebrated World Tourism Day today, September 27, in a unique way.

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

Premium Partners