Tag: Goa

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 16:15 0

India's Dabolim Goa International Airport was shut down as firefighters battled a runway fire on Saturday. The blaze started after an Indian Navy MiG-29K fighter ... Read More

Six Indian cities join Emirates network with new SpiceJet codeshare deal

Six Indian cities join Emirates network with new SpiceJet codeshare deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:47 0

Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and ... Read More

Hard Rock International announces Hard Rock Hotel Bangalore

Hard Rock International announces Hard Rock Hotel Bangalore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 02:08 0

With a portfolio spanning across 75 countries, including 27 unique hotel properties with 37 projects in different phases of development, Hard Rock International continues intensifying ... Read More

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

Somatheeram, world’s first Ayurvedic resort, will join anniversary 25th edition of OTDYKH Leisure 2019

editor editor- April 17, 2019 00:54 0

Somatheeram will, once again, participate at the leading B2B travel exhibition OTDYKH Leisure, which will take place September 10-12, 2019. Held in Moscow each year, ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company launches new hotel brand

Indian Hotels Company launches new hotel brand

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 12, 2019 15:50 4

In a development expected by the industry for a while, the IHCL, known for the Taj brand, launched a new brand on April 12, SeleQtions. ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company continues to make waves in hospitality

Indian Hotels Company continues to make waves in hospitality

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:24 0

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a South Asia hospitality company, reported its consolidated and standalone financials for the third quarter and 9 months of ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:11 0

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand for Valentine’s Day, upwards of ... Read More

Indian Hotel Company expands presence in Goa

Indian Hotel Company expands presence in Goa

editor editor- February 11, 2019 20:42 0

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) signed a management contract for 2 hotels in Goa adding 506 rooms to its pipeline. The company will take over ... Read More

IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:05 0

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by 2020. This sound advise and ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels signs new hotel in South Goa

Sarovar Hotels signs new hotel in South Goa

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:25 0

Sarovar Hotels announced the signing of a new hotel in South Goa, marking the group’s further foray into the India state. This will be the ... Read More

New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur

New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 29, 2019 01:34 0

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has appointed Sumeet Shandilya as General Manager of Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur, India. Sumeet brings with him professional experience of more ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO addresses Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai

Qatar Airways CEO addresses Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 18:20 0

A Qatari delegation led by the Qatari Minister of Transport, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, which also included the Chairman of Qatar’s Civil ... Read More

Hilton launches new dining program for guests in India

Hilton launches new dining program for guests in India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 16:08 0

Hilton announced the launch of its new Hilton Dining Asia Pacific Program, for its Indian guests, providing more choices and benefits at 13 hotels across ... Read More

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Goa: Where are the tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:10 0

The beaches along Calangute in Goa, India saw hordes of low budget tourists this Holiday season. They created noise and garbage, empty beer bottles., but ... Read More

Tour to Feast powered by Cox & Kings set to redefine Culinary Tourism

Tour to Feast powered by Cox & Kings set to redefine Culinary Tourism

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:46 0

Introduces unique culinary tours in India crafted by hand-picked food experts Read More

Goa welcomes one of the world’s biggest cruise liners

Goa welcomes one of the world’s biggest cruise liners

editor editor- May 25, 2013 08:30 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- May 21, 2013 06:51 0

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. Read More

Goa cracks down on illegal foreign tourist guides

Goa cracks down on illegal foreign tourist guides

editor editor- May 15, 2013 07:47 0

PANAJI, Goa - The state tourism department on Tuesday held a meeting with a delegation from the tourist guides association, to address the issues concerning ... Read More

New marketing strategy to promote Goa tourism unveiled

New marketing strategy to promote Goa tourism unveiled

editor editor- May 7, 2013 01:58 0

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

Goa airport will now offer visa on arrival for foreign tourists

Goa airport will now offer visa on arrival for foreign tourists

editor editor- April 27, 2013 03:19 0

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

Goa bans drinking in public – where will the Russians and the Brits go now?

Goa bans drinking in public – where will the Russians and the Brits go now?

editor editor- April 26, 2013 05:50 0

PANAJI, Goa - Tourists drinking in public or littering on beaches and tourist spots will face trouble soon, as the government has decided to crack ... Read More

Goa Tourism announces strict measures to ensure tourist safety

Goa Tourism announces strict measures to ensure tourist safety

editor editor- April 11, 2013 07:29 0

MUMBAI, India - In the aftermath of multiple incidents involving crimes against tourists in the state and travel advisories issued by multiple countries against India, ... Read More

Goa hopes Carnival will rescue tourist season

Goa hopes Carnival will rescue tourist season

editor editor- January 15, 2013 06:41 0

PANAJI, Goa - After a lull in the arrival of tourists around the New Year, the tourism industry in Goa is expecting a brighter season ... Read More

Goa police chief: African tourists are drug peddlers

Goa police chief: African tourists are drug peddlers

editor editor- November 29, 2012 07:26 0

MAPUSA, Goa, India - North Goa SP Vijay Singh recently said Nigerian tourists are drug peddlers and have shifted base from Anjuna to neighbouring places. Read More

First Playboy Club in India to open in Goa

First Playboy Club in India to open in Goa

editor editor- November 3, 2012 06:41 0

Playboy's iconic "bunnies" will make a demure Indian debut next month serving drinks at the brand's first club in the country, which will open despite ... Read More

Goa beach village wants tourists to take their garbage home

Goa beach village wants tourists to take their garbage home

editor editor- October 26, 2012 07:24 0

PANAJI, India - A Goa beach village now wants tourists to carry back the garbage they generate while having a ball on the beach. Read More

Tourists in Goa not allowed to smoke

Tourists in Goa not allowed to smoke

editor editor- July 21, 2012 11:14 0

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday informed the Goa assembly that the government would initiate action against tourists smoking in public places. Read More

Goa tourism minister Matanhy Saldanha dies

Goa tourism minister Matanhy Saldanha dies

editor editor- March 23, 2012 08:45 0

PANAJI, India - Goa tourism minister Matanhy Saldanha died after a massive attack at around 3.30 am on Wednesday. Read More

Indian MP: Goa needs protection from Russian, Israeli tourists

Indian MP: Goa needs protection from Russian, Israeli tourists

editor editor- February 22, 2012 06:03 0

A member of the Indian parliament’s upper house voiced concern over Russian and Israeli tourists occupying villages in the Indian resort state of Goa, IANS ... Read More

Successful Spa Cenvaree comes to Centara Hotel in India

Successful Spa Cenvaree comes to Centara Hotel in India

editor editor- January 27, 2012 09:30 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts of Thailand will open its first stand-alone Spa Cenvaree during the first quarter of 2012, to be located at the Arcon ... Read More

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