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Glasgow expecting a two-year tourism boom

GLASGOW, Scotland - Scotland's biggest city expects a two-year boom in visitor numbers as officials look to reap the benefits of hosting the Commonwealth Games.

Elephants could stall Commonwealth Games bid

Sri Lanka could lose the bid for the Commonwealth Games if strong environmental activists’ concerns for about 200 elephants becoming endangered go unheard by the government, an expert said.

Asia’s night of tourism triumph

As the XIX Commonwealth Games drew to a close, India also stole the show at this year’s World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony held in Delhi on Thursday, October 14.

Restored monuments attract Delhi tourists

New Delhi - Seventeen historical monuments given a facelift and illuminated for the Commonwealth Games are attracting a large number of tourists and visitors, an official said Thursday.

No Taj Mahal freebies for Commonwealth Games tourists

While Taj Mahal entry fees is compulsory for regular tourist, athletes and officials of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, will have to buy entrance tickets too, to see the grand white mausoleum built

Fewer tourists than expected may come to Delhi

New Delhi - Until two months ago, India's tourism ministry was confident that 100,000 foreign tourists would visit the national capital during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games.

Arzoo.com launches a know it all website for Commonwealth Games visitors...

MUMBAI, India - Arzoo.com, one of India's leading online travel portals, is launching a dedicated website for the convenience of tourists and visitors of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, which will se

Delhi launches tourist helpline ahead of Commonwealth Games

As the city prepares to host the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today launched a new 24-hour helpline and a tourism website providing a range of services to the tourists.

Jama Masjid to greet tourists with usual chaos

NEW DELHI - Tourists headed to Old Delhi during the Commonwealth Games will be greeted by the usual chaos in and around Jama Masjid.

Projects in India likely not to be completed before Commonwealth Games...

Giving the cities of Mathura, Vrindavan, and Varanasi a fresh lease on life, Mayawati, chief minister (CM) of Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, ordered on Saturday that the three locations b

India expects 5.5 million tourists in 2010

India hopes to receive up to 5.5 million tourists in 2010, the highest number in any single year.