Author: Anil Mathur - eTN India

FICCI Launches Taskforce on Ayurveda Tourism
India Travel News

FICCI Launches Taskforce on Ayurveda Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- October 9, 2020

India Tourism stakeholders believe that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a need for promoting the use ... Read More

Delhi Restaurants Get Reprieve from COVID-19
Culinary Travel News

Delhi Restaurants Get Reprieve from COVID-19

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- October 8, 2020

It seems that years of sustained efforts on the part of Delhi restaurants and the hospitality industry are finally showing ... Read More

Technology Will be Game Changer for Travel Start-ups
Travel Technology News

Technology Will be Game Changer for Travel Start-ups

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- October 2, 2020

The Additional Director General of the India Ministry of Tourism, Ms. Rupinder Brar, said that technology will be a game-changer ... Read More

India Supreme Court Lays Down Judgement on Airline Refunds
Airline News

India Supreme Court Lays Down Judgement on Airline Refunds

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- October 1, 2020

The Honorable Supreme Court of India issued a judgement today with regards to a Writ Petition filed for airline refunds ... Read More

Farewell to World-famous Journalist Sir Harold Evans
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Farewell to World-famous Journalist Sir Harold Evans

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- September 26, 2020

The death of Sir Harold Evans in New York at the age of 92 removes from the scene a world-famous ... Read More

Iconic India Taj Mahal Set to Reopen
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Iconic India Taj Mahal Set to Reopen

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- September 9, 2020

There is  much cheer and hope in the travel industry in India as finally the iconic India Taj Mahal and ... Read More

India will Lease Airports for Public-Private Partnership
Airport news

India will Lease Airports for Public-Private Partnership

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- September 5, 2020

In a major aviation move, the government of India will lease 3 airports through with 50-year public-private partnership. The 3 ... Read More

Survival and Revival of India Tourism
Breaking Travel News

Survival and Revival of India Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- September 2, 2020

COVID-19 has severely affected all sections of the economy. Travel and Tourism has been severely impacted due to the lockdown ... Read More

TAAI Appeals to Ministry of Civil Aviation to Reach Beyond Air Bubbles
Airline News

TAAI Appeals to Ministry of Civil Aviation to Reach Beyond Air Bubbles

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 27, 2020

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has forwarded an appeal today to Shri Hardeep Sing Puri, Minister of Civil ... Read More

India Hotels in Delhi Allowed to Reopen
Hotel & Resort News

India Hotels in Delhi Allowed to Reopen

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 21, 2020

In a major relief to the hospitality industry, India hotels in Delhi have been allowed to open after suffering long-suffering ... Read More

India Tourism Revival: Government Extends All Support
Breaking Travel News

India Tourism Revival: Government Extends All Support

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 18, 2020

Jawaharbhai Pethaljibhai Chavda, Minister Tourism, Government of Gujarat in India, said today, August 18, 2020, that COVID-19 is the biggest ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic Travel Bubble Scheme for India
Airline News

Virgin Atlantic Travel Bubble Scheme for India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 15, 2020

A Virgin Atlantic travel bubble scheme will connect Delhi and Mumbai with London under an air bubble arrangement that India ... Read More

How Can Helicopters Boost Uttarakhand Tourism?
Breaking Travel News

How Can Helicopters Boost Uttarakhand Tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 8, 2020

Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister, Uttarakhand, today said that the state has immense potential in the civil aviation sector, ... Read More

Is Air India Playing Dirty with Travel Agents?
Airline News

Is Air India Playing Dirty with Travel Agents?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 8, 2020

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has voiced its dejection on the social media post made by Air India ... Read More

Rebuilt India Temple Set to Boost Tourism
Tourism News

Rebuilt India Temple Set to Boost Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 4, 2020

The city of Ayodhya, the administrative headquarters of Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India, has been in news for several ... Read More

SpiceJet to Start Amsterdam-Bengaluru Flights
Airline News

SpiceJet to Start Amsterdam-Bengaluru Flights

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 30, 2020

Low-cost airline SpiceJet announced that it will start long-haul operations linking Amsterdam in the Netherlands with Bengaluru in India. The ... Read More

Taj Mahal: Where is the Love?
Breaking Travel News

Taj Mahal: Where is the Love?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 28, 2020

One of the biggest victims in India that has succumbed to the COVID-19 coronavirus has been the Taj Mahal and ... Read More

From Ghosts to Cuisine to Ayurveda, Uttarakhand Promotes Tourism
Cultural Travel News

From Ghosts to Cuisine to Ayurveda, Uttarakhand Promotes Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 23, 2020

The hill state of Uttarakhand promotes tourism in India as it plans to focus on ghosted or haunted tourism, following ... Read More

India Travel Agents Free to Book Vande Bharat Mission Flights 
Travel Safety & Emergencies

India Travel Agents Free to Book Vande Bharat Mission Flights 

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 18, 2020

Since the onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus, hundreds of thousands of Indians have been stranded in various locations around the ... Read More

Goa Tourism Open for Business
Tourism News

Goa Tourism Open for Business

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 3, 2020

After months of lockdown, Goa opened for domestic tourists from July 2, 2020. Over 250 hotels resumed operations in the ... Read More

Richest Man in Vietnam Has a Plan to Save the Virus-stricken World
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Richest Man in Vietnam Has a Plan to Save the Virus-stricken World

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 16, 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus largely leapfrogged Vietnam into the pandemic spotlight - the country has reported just 332 cases and no ... Read More

Indians Stranded by COVID-19: India Vande Bharat Mission to the Rescue
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Indians Stranded by COVID-19: India Vande Bharat Mission to the Rescue

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 5, 2020

As many as 170,000 Indians stranded by COVID-19 have traveled back to India under the Vande Bharat Mission of the ... Read More

Sayaji Hotels: No Senior Salaries
Hotel & Resort News

Sayaji Hotels: No Senior Salaries

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 23, 2020

In an unusual and welcomed move – a move worth following by other executives - top brass at Sayaji Hotels ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels: New Sr VP Sales and Marketing
Hotel & Resort News

Sarovar Hotels: New Sr VP Sales and Marketing

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 23, 2020

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has appointed Sanjay Rai as Sr. Vice President - Sales & Marketing. A seasoned professional with ... Read More

Hotelier Summit India Goes Virtual
Breaking Travel News

Hotelier Summit India Goes Virtual

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 21, 2020

India's structured networking event Hotelier Summit India (HSI-2020) is all set to launch its first virtual hospitality summit edition to ... Read More

India Air Ban Lifted
Airline News

India Air Ban Lifted

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 21, 2020

In a major step to ease the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, from May 25, the India air ... Read More

India Tourism Shocked: No COVID-19 Assistance
Travel Safety & Emergencies

India Tourism Shocked: No COVID-19 Assistance

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 19, 2020

The India travel industry seems to have gotten used to being treated shabbily when it comes to budgets, but it ... Read More

FICCI applauds India PM’s Step1: Mission Revive India
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FICCI applauds India PM’s Step1: Mission Revive India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 14, 2020

Commenting on the set of economic measures to revive India as announced by the Finance Minister of India, Dr. Sangita ... Read More

India’s travel and tourism leaders on post-COVID economic scene
Tourism Investment News

India’s travel and tourism leaders on post-COVID economic scene

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 12, 2020

India industry leaders and bodies continue to devote energy to see how the travel scene can be improved. They demand ... Read More

Post COVID-19: What is the Way Forward for Tourism?
Breaking Travel News

Post COVID-19: What is the Way Forward for Tourism?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 9, 2020

The India PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) held a web panel discussion today, May 8, 2020, on the ... Read More

16,000 Stranded Indians: Rescue Trains, Planes and Ships
Breaking Travel News

16,000 Stranded Indians: Rescue Trains, Planes and Ships

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 8, 2020

It is for sure that no other tourism promotion exercise except India has undertaken a massive repatriation venture called Vande ... Read More

India Travel and Hospitality: Impact of COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

India Travel and Hospitality: Impact of COVID-19

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 5, 2020

FICCI, the apex trade body in India, has come up with several suggestions for the India travel and hospitality industry ... Read More

OYO Hotels & Homes Announces New Independent Board Member
Hotel & Resort News

OYO Hotels & Homes Announces New Independent Board Member

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 2, 2020

A former Starbucks veteran will help the OYO Hotels & Homes strengthen its focus on corporate governance at multiple levels. ... Read More

India Tourism on the Verge of Ruin
Travel Safety & Emergencies

India Tourism on the Verge of Ruin

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 24, 2020

FAITH, the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality, which is the policy federation of all the national associations ... Read More

Post COVID Challenges Ahead for Travel and Tourism
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Post COVID Challenges Ahead for Travel and Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 18, 2020

As expected, the travel and tourism industry is looking forward to a post-virus era when tourism is likely to get ... Read More

India Travel & Tourism Associations Plead with Government for Bailout
Tourism Investment News

India Travel & Tourism Associations Plead with Government for Bailout

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 21, 2020

The Chairman of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) & Hospitality Council, and Honorary Secretary of ... Read More