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Indian Association of Tour Operators launches membership drive

The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) has embarked on a drive to boost its membership, which at present stands at an impressive 1,600....

Foreign visitors can now stay in India for twice as long...

India’s Ministry of Tourism has announced that foreign tourists visiting India on the e-Tourist Visa (eTV) will now be entitled to stay in the...

Korea Tourism sends enthusiastic welcome to India

The Korea Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions Bureau (KMB) of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), aims to establish Korea as a premier destination for convention delegates...

Brussels Airlines launches Mumbai-Brussels service

Brussels Airlines - the flag carrier and largest airline of Belgium - based and headquartered at Brussels Airport, has launched a new service that links...

Japan expands visa application centers network in India

Japan has increased its network of visa application centers in India, adding 13 new cities to make it easier for Indians to apply for...

India proposes Visa-on-Arrival for Chinese tourists

NEW DELHI, India - Keen to ease travel facilities for Chinese nationals, Tourism Ministry has proposed Visa-on- Arrival provision for them as it senses huge potential for exchanges in this sector.

Lessons to be learned from the mountain tragedy

(eTN) - The 21st century brought in a number of conveniences and facilities, something which could not have been dreamt about in the 20th century.

Indian airlines embark on aggressive hiring strategy

NEW DELHI, India - Air carriers have embarked on an aggressive hiring strategy with plans to add over 5,000 jobs this year, industry officials have said.

Over 550 dead in Uttarakhand floods

The death toll from flooding and landslides following heavy monsoon rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has passed 500.

Buyer Program registration open for South Asia B2B travel and tourism...

SATTE 2014, South Asia's leading B2B travel and tourism event, is now open for Buyer Program registrations.

Seychelles looks forward to welcoming tourists from India

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has appointed Mumbai-based Blue Square Consultants (BSC) as its official representative in India with immediate effect.

Flash floods in Northern India kill at least 60 and strand...

Tornos, a tour company located in Uttar Pradesh, India, issued a statement regarding the flash floods in Uttarakhand from a temporary Rishikesh Rescue Camp Office set up only for this emergency period

India’s international visitor arrivals up 4.5 percent

NEW DELHI, India - Foreign tourist arrivals to India grew by about 4.5% from 6.30 million in 2011 to 6.57 million in 2012.

India organizes tourism road show in Kuwait

India has organised a tourism road show in Kuwait highlighting its tourist destinations to attract Gulf travelers and promote tourism in the country.

Delhi government sets deadlines for hotels to go green

Delhi government has set deadlines for classified hotels in the city to implement strong environment-friendly measures for their day-to-day operations.

Indian police hunting for suspects in gang-rape of American tourist

An American tourist was allegedly gang-raped by a truck driver and two of his accomplices in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, police said Tuesday.

Indian Summer Mela finds its way to Rome

ITALY (eTN) - The foundation FIND (India-Europe Foundation of New Dialogues) is the evolution and transformation of the Harsharan Foundation, established in 1969 at the behest of the French musicologi

Japanese PM to invite 1200 Indian youth to promote tourism between...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinto Abe on Wednesday expressed his country's intention to invite approximately 1,200 youth from India to visit Japan through JENESYS 2.0 in order to promote interest towards

Goa welcomes one of the world’s biggest cruise liners

MARMUGAO, Goa, India - One of the world’s biggest cruise liner the Royal Caribbean International ‘s “Mariner of the Seas”, arrived at Mormugao Port, Goa from Dubai on 24th May, 2013 and was gr

Russian consul: Number of Russian tourists to Goa will reach 200000

PANAJI, Goa — The number of Russian tourists to Goa could soon touch 200,000 annually, newly-appointed Russian honorary consul in Goa Victor Albuquerque said Monday.