RISHIKESH, India, 14 August 2018: Fifty years after the Beatles came to India, the bungalows where the Fab Four lived, the post office where John Lennon sent Yoko Ono postcards and the giggling guru's house are all ruins. Maharishi Mahesh...
NEW DELHI, 24 May 2018: India reports foreign tourist arrivals for January to April reached more than 3.8 million, up by more than 10% In its assessments for the first four months of the year the country’s Ministry of Tourism...
NEW DELHI: India’s tourism ministry believes it can double tourist arrivals to 20 million over the next three years. In 2017, the country topped 10 million visits an increase of 15.7%, but overall the country’s tourism underperforms when compared with...
NEW DELHI, 21 May 2018: India’s Tourism Minister has called for stronger efforts to build better air connectivity to the country’s tourist destinations. The Minister of State for Tourism, KJ Alphons, asked the Civil Aviation Ministry to pursue leads and...

India tourism grows 8.4%

NEW DELHI, 14 January 2018: India’s tourist arrivals topped 1,066,000 in January growing 8.4% when compared with the same month in 2017. During January there was also a 58.5% growth in foreign tourist travelling on e-Tourist Visas. India’s Ministry of Tourism...
NEW DELHI, 9 February 2018: Marriott International signed a five-hotel conversion deal with India’s SAMHI Hotels that will incorporate the company’s properties under the Fairfield by Marriott brand. The Marriott brand gains 583 new rooms to its existing portfolio, making Fairfield...

Mumbai tackles traffic

MUMBAI, 23 January 2018: A new underground metro is expected to ease the burden on Mumbai's notoriously congested roads and railways, but not everybody in India's sprawling financial capital is happy about the multi-billion-dollar project. Announced in 2014 with much...
MUMBAI, 9 January  2018: Millions of social media followers witnessed a virtual launch event at the weekend to start the countdown to the The Festival of Bharat, a venture of Citti Media. The one-of-a-kind festival that is billed as  a...
PANJIM, India, 8 January  2018: Sahyadri Wellness & Educational Foundation is organising the GoaWellnessFest as a five-day retreat of mindfulness, physical well-being and food-based detox. The festival will be held 24 to 28 January at The International Center, Dona-Paula, Panjim,...
NEW DELHI, 20 November 2017:  India’s Ministry of Tourism estimates foreign exchange earnings (FEEs) through tourism, January to October, reached USD220.89 billion representing an improvement of 20.2% over year-on-year. During January-October 2016, the FEEs registered USD 18.37 billion and a...