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India Travel & Tourism News for visitors. India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world.

India Bids Farewell to Tourism Leader
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India Bids Farewell to Tourism Leader

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

The passing away of B. Venkataraman in Delhi, India, on October 20 removes from the scene an IAS (Indian Administrative ... Read More

Reviving India Tourism: Taking it to the Streets
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Reviving India Tourism: Taking it to the Streets

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

The India Minister of Tourism, Government of Odisha, Mr. Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi and the Minister of Tourism, Odia Language, Literature ... Read More

‘Worst rains in 100 years’ kill 15, displace hundreds in India’s Hyderabad
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‘Worst rains in 100 years’ kill 15, displace hundreds in India’s Hyderabad

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

India's Hyderabad, the capital of southern Telangana state, and home to some of the country’s major IT companies and over ... Read More

FICCI Launches Taskforce on Ayurveda Tourism
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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
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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
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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
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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

United Airlines adding new nonstop flights to Africa, India and Hawaii
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United Airlines adding new nonstop flights to Africa, India and Hawaii

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 9, 2020

United Airlines today announced plans to expand its global route network with new nonstop service to Africa, India and Hawaii. ... 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

Karnataka State Tourism is welcoming visitors back
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Karnataka State Tourism is welcoming visitors back

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 7, 2020

Tourism is said to be picking up again in Karnataka. Karnataka is a state in southwest India with Arabian Sea ... Read More

India will Lease Airports for Public-Private Partnership
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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
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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
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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 Ministry of Tourism Signs MOU for Women Empowerment
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India Ministry of Tourism Signs MOU for Women Empowerment

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 22, 2020

A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today by the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) and FICCI Ladies ... Read More

TravelGyaan Launches Virtual Travel Mart: VTM 2020
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TravelGyaan Launches Virtual Travel Mart: VTM 2020

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 21, 2020

TravelGyaan is launching VTM 2020 (Virtual Travel Mart), a Virtual Expo with aims to become India’s largest buyer-seller meeting in the nation's ... Read More

India Hotels in Delhi Allowed to Reopen
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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

Travel Hitlist After COVID: 4 Places You Should Visit After The Crisis
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Travel Hitlist After COVID: 4 Places You Should Visit After The Crisis

editor editor- August 20, 2020

International travels are currently suspended and cancelled due to the onset of COVID-19. While some countries have opened their borders, ... Read More

India Tourism Revival: Government Extends All Support
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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
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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

Air India Halts Flights: Madrid, Milan, Copenhagen, Vienna, Stockholm
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Air India Halts Flights: Madrid, Milan, Copenhagen, Vienna, Stockholm

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 12, 2020

Air India announced that it will stop flights to at least 5 European destinations due to of a drop in ... Read More

Travel Agents Association of India on Air India Express Crash
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Travel Agents Association of India on Air India Express Crash

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 10, 2020

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has expressed shock and concern over the Air India Express aircraft AXB1344 that ... Read More

Black boxes from crashed Air India Express jet found
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Black boxes from crashed Air India Express jet found

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

India's Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced that government investigators have found the flight data and cockpit voice recorders, ... Read More

WTTC among those commenting on Air India Express crash
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WTTC among those commenting on Air India Express crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 8, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council expresses condolences on the recent tragedy in Kerala, India. “The entire WTTC family expresses ... Read More

How Can Helicopters Boost Uttarakhand Tourism?
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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?
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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

15 people killed, 123 injured in Air India Express crash landing
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15 people killed, 123 injured in Air India Express crash landing

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 7, 2020

According to local police sources, at least 15 people were killed and as many as 123 were injured in the ... 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

Sarovar Hotels Appoints New Regional Sales Manager
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Sarovar Hotels Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 3, 2020

Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. has announced the appointment of Sameer Malik as their New Regional Sales Manager for West, who ... Read More

India Domestic Tourism Will Help Boost Economy
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India Domestic Tourism Will Help Boost Economy

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 31, 2020

Mr. Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (IC), Government of India, said that the pandemic has ... Read More

SpiceJet to Start Amsterdam-Bengaluru Flights
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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

India Tourism Worst Ever in 100 Years
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India Tourism Worst Ever in 100 Years

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 29, 2020

Generations of India tourism businesses and crores of jobs are being impacted due to COVID-19, and until a vaccine is ... Read More

FICCI Says Time to Ease Prohibitions in Tourism
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FICCI Says Time to Ease Prohibitions in Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 28, 2020

FICCI (the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry), in consultation with industry experts, has prepared this document to ... Read More

Taj Mahal: Where is the Love?
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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
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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 
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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