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India proposes Visa-on-Arrival for Chinese tourists

India wants more Chinese tourists 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

India travel and tourism Lessons to be learned from the mountain tragedy

By Hector Dsouza, eTN Correspondent, India

(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

Indian carriers plan to add over 5000 jobs 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

Floods In India 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 event

SATTE 2014 accepting registrations for India event Buyer Program registration open for South Asia B2B travel and tourism event

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

Tourism Board appoints Mumbai-based consultant 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 50,000

India tour company issues Emergency notification regarding tourists in Uttarakhand Flash floods in Northern India kill at least 60 and strand 50,000

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 ...

India's international visitor arrivals up 4.5 percent

US continues to top source country for India tourism 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

'Incredible India' show in Kuwait 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

Green Hotel Guidelines for Delhi hotels 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

American Visitor Raped In India 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

Indian culture arrives in Italy Indian Summer Mela finds its way to Rome

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Correspondent, Italy

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 ...

Japanese PM to invite 1200 Indian youth to promote tourism between two countries

Japan-India Tourism Japanese PM to invite 1200 Indian youth to promote tourism between two countries

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 ...

Goa welcomes one of the world’s biggest cruise liners

Mariner of the Seas arrives to Mormugao Port, Goa 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 ...

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

Goa Tourism 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.

Indian Tourism Ministry to promote India as a filming destination

The actual Land of Pi Indian Tourism Ministry to promote India as a filming destination

The Ministry of Tourism in India is participating at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival to promote India as a filming destination, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported.

Tourism India goes to Saudi Arabia to attract high-end visitors

India wants Saudi tourists Tourism India goes to Saudi Arabia to attract high-end visitors

DUBAI, UAE - To attract high-end tourists to some of its exotic locations, India will organise tourism roadshows across Saudi Arabia later this month.

LGBT tourism grows in India

y tourism in India LGBT tourism grows in India

November 2011. A wedding is being held on the grounds adjoining the Devi Garh Hotel in Udaipur, Rajasthan.

SATTE 2014 to focus on travel technology and MICE

special exhibit zones being planned SATTE 2014 to focus on travel technology and MICE

To cater to the ever-evolving travel and tourism industry, SATTE 2014 might offer special exhibit zones focusing on travel technology and MICE.

Kashmir tourism expects another record season

Kashmir Tourism Kashmir tourism expects another record season

As the temperatures rise in the plains so do the tourist arrivals in Kashmir, with people associated with the industry praying for another record season this summer.

Pakistan cautions its citizens over traveling to India

statement issued by Foreign Office Pakistan cautions its citizens over traveling to India

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan on Tuesday advised its citizens traveling to India to exercise “due caution” following reports that their security “may be in jeopardy,” the Dispatch News ...

New marketing strategy to promote Goa tourism unveiled

Goa Tourism New marketing strategy to promote Goa tourism unveiled

PANAJI, Goa, India - Goa tourism department has adopted a new marketing strategy to promote Goa nationally and internationally.

Bengal to introduce tourist police

Special police to protect visitors in Bengal Bengal to introduce tourist police

KOLKATA, India - The West Bengal Government plans to introduce a special police force for tourist destinations in the State soon. According to Krishnendu N.

Etihad-Jet Airways deal likely to change business dynamics of Indian aviation

Etihad Airways buying 24 percent stake in Indian Jet Airways Etihad-Jet Airways deal likely to change business dynamics of Indian aviation

MUMBAI, India - The recent decision of UAE’s flag carrier, Etihad Airways, to buy 24% stake in Indian carrier Jet Airways Ltd, according to aviation experts, is likely to change the business ...

Goa airport will now offer visa on arrival for foreign tourists

Five more Indian airports to offer visa on arrival facilities Goa airport will now offer visa on arrival for foreign tourists

MUMBAI, India - Five more international airports across the country, including the one in Goa, will now offer visa on arrival facilities to foreign tourists.

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