Category: India Travel News

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.

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

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
Airline News

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?
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

15 people killed, 123 injured in Air India Express crash landing
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
Hotel & Resort News

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
Breaking Travel News

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
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

India Tourism Worst Ever in 100 Years
Breaking Travel News

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
Breaking Travel News

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?
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

Thomas Cook India takes over dnata Travel India’s Corporate Travel business portfolio
India Travel News

Thomas Cook India takes over dnata Travel India’s Corporate Travel business portfolio

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 17, 2020

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has announced that it has signed an agreement with dnata Travel, to operate as the Travel ... Read More

International flights from India: Where and when?
Airline News

International flights from India: Where and when?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 17, 2020

The Indian Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said that Bilateral Air Bubbles will be the way to resume ... Read More

Another Tourism Minister has Coronavirus
Business Travel News

Another Tourism Minister has Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

Karnataka is a state in southwest India with Arabian Sea coastlines. The capital, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), is a high-tech hub ... Read More

India Aims to Develop Film Tourism and Wellness
Breaking Travel News

India Aims to Develop Film Tourism and Wellness

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 11, 2020

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

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to enter Nepal and Bhutan, expands in India
Hotel & Resort News

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to enter Nepal and Bhutan, expands in India

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts today unveiled plans to open its first hotels in Nepal and Bhutan, while also announcing the ... Read More

India Industrial Revolution 4.0:  Of Drones and Government
Breaking Travel News

India Industrial Revolution 4.0: Of Drones and Government

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 4, 2020

The world is at the cusp of widespread adoption of the fourth industrial revolution. Drones, as a subset of cyber-physical ... 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

Thailand Travel Restrictions: What can we expect next?
Airline News

Thailand Travel Restrictions: What can we expect next?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- June 28, 2020

Right at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, I was absolutely sure people will only travel again if they feel ... Read More

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

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

New Delhi braces for locust attack
Travel Safety & Emergencies

New Delhi braces for locust attack

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 30, 2020

New Delhi municipal officials issued a warning about possible locust attack on India's capital city. Government advisory on preventive measures ... Read More

Indian Catholics: New Citizenship Law is Unconstitutional
Cultural Travel News

Indian Catholics: New Citizenship Law is Unconstitutional

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 27, 2020

An interesting report by Ms. I. Piro, editor of the Vatican City, informed regarding Indian Catholics: “About 30,000 faithful have ... Read More

India’s Star Air gears up to resume flights
Airline News

India’s Star Air gears up to resume flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 23, 2020

A few days ago, Indian aviation industry took a great sigh of relief, when the India's Ministry of Civil Aviation ... 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

How and where will Indians travel after COVID-19?
Breaking Travel News

How and where will Indians travel after COVID-19?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2020

An Indian survey by a tour operator reflects key consumer behaviors and travel trends. An Indian survey included: 2500 consumers ... 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
Breaking Travel News

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

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