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Minister: Air India will re-launch Toronto and Nairobi flights

Minister: Air India will re-launch Toronto and Nairobi flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 17:10 0

Air India will re-start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto service from September 27, according to Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister for Civil Aviation, Government of India. Air India will also ... Read More

Air India regional director and captain caught shoplifting in Sydney airport

Air India regional director and captain caught shoplifting in Sydney airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 23, 2019 17:25 0

Sydney Airport's duty-free shops proved to be too big a temptation for Air India Captain Rohit Bhasin, who was caught shoplifting there. India’s state airline ... Read More

Barbaric and inhuman: India reintroduces Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce bill

Barbaric and inhuman: India reintroduces Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2019 16:04 0

The party of Indian PM Narendra Modi faced tough opposition as it made another attempt to push through a bill that would criminalize divorcing a ... Read More

India celebrates International Yoga Day in inventive ways and in strange places

India celebrates International Yoga Day in inventive ways and in strange places

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 22:55 0

Indians celebrated the International Yoga Day at large and inventive events across the subcontinent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aPgFpsCXyA Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations in Ranchi, Jharkhand, ... Read More

New Mango Hotel opened in Haridwar

New Mango Hotel opened in Haridwar

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 20, 2019 17:49 0

The 46 key hotel in Haridwar is located just four minutes away from the famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges, Har Ki Pauri. Mango Hotels - Haridwar ... Read More

Mango Hotels opens in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. India

Mango Hotels opens in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2019 07:35 0

Mango Hotels - Haridwar, in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. India was opened. The 46 room  hotel in Haridwar is located just four minutes away from the famous ghat on the ... Read More

At least 92 people die in brutal Indian heatwave

At least 92 people die in brutal Indian heatwave

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019 00:03 0

Punishing Indian heatwave, with temperatures soaring to 122°F and up, killed at least 92 people so far. India’s Bihar state remains in the midst of ... Read More

Indian Trump worshipper sets up Trump shrine, buys ‘expensive’ POTUS statue

Indian Trump worshipper sets up Trump shrine, buys ‘expensive’ POTUS statue

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 23:08 0

An Indian villager, who gained international notoriety for his daily worship of a photo of Donald Trump, had recently made a serious upgrade to his ... Read More

United Airlines launches codeshare with Vistara

United Airlines launches codeshare with Vistara

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 16:38 0

United Airlines today announced it has entered into a new alliance agreement with New Delhi-based airline, Vistara. The agreement, effective in Fall 2019, further expands ... Read More

India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership

India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 13, 2019 03:05 0

There is every reason for these two neighbors - India and Nepal - to boost tourism. Among those reasons are cultural, historic, and geographical factors, ... Read More

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:01 0

India’s travel and integrated travel-related financial services company is fostering family bonding through travel, with specific focus on Father-Child bonding tours, in a run up ... Read More

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 10, 2019 20:30 0

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the Taj Mahal in Agra, and those ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 17:30 0

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. Not everyone is thrilled at the ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:02 0

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love to travel. When they do ... Read More

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor 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

India Convention Promotion Bureau: Mapping sustainable MICE future

India Convention Promotion Bureau: Mapping sustainable MICE future

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 7, 2019 00:14 0

The India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB), a body sponsored by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, headed by Mr. Suman Billa, Joint Secretary for the Ministry ... Read More

IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi

IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 07:25 0

IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi yesterday. The inaugural flight from Indira Gandhi International ... Read More

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

India’s new Tourism Minister vows to fulfill Modi’s vision of ‘New India’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 01:12 0

Immediately after becoming India's new Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel said his ministry will work to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a 'New ... Read More

Seven tourists hiking Indian Himalayas missing after Avalanche

Seven tourists hiking Indian Himalayas missing after Avalanche

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:05 0

The Indian Himalaya Mountains are in the spotlight of tourism safety after seven tourists mountain climbing went missing last week. The missing visitors include two ... Read More

India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan

India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 16:15 0

India has lifted all the restrictions that were imposed on air traffic back in February over the surge in hostilities with Pakistan. The move is ... Read More

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

Why do I get porn when I use your app? Indian Railways responds

editor editor- May 29, 2019 22:45 0

"Obscene and vulgar ads are very frequently appearing on the IRCTC ticket booking app. This is very embarrassing and irritating @RailMinIndia @IRCTCofficial @PiyushGoyalOffc kindly look ... Read More

A short tourist season is saving the Ladakh environment

A short tourist season is saving the Ladakh environment

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 29, 2019 02:17 0

Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir in India, is perhaps one of the few places with many attractions, natural and man-made, which have not yet been ... Read More

PATA announces Board Members, Industry Council and Government Committee from India

PATA announces Board Members, Industry Council and Government Committee from India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 28, 2019 02:34 0

At the recently-concluded PATA Annual Summit & Board Meeting held at Cebu, Philippines, Tourism Secretary Government of India, Mr. Yogendra Tripathi, Chairman & Managing Director ... Read More

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

editor editor- May 27, 2019 21:35 0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Awards established the awards to recognize excellence in order to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019 18:44 0

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at Mumbai Airport from a Saturday ... Read More

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

New India government urged to tackle employment through tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 25, 2019 01:02 0

There is much hope and expectation from the just re-elected Modi Government in India. Industry leaders feel that the new government must give attention to ... Read More

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:20 0

India's troubled national flag carrier announced its decision to discontinue their direct service between Mumbai and New York, due to 'poor demand.' According to the ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019 22:04 0

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination among Indian agents. The event ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46 0

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:43 0

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for the first time, Mastercard’s global ... Read More

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