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...
BANGKOK, 13 November 2017: Thai Lion Air, home-based in Bangkok, has delayed the launch of its planned service to Kochi, a popular tourist destination in India. The new service from Don Mueang Airport (DMK) was supposed to start 1 December,...
BANGKOK, 29 August 2017: Mumbai-based budget carrier GoAir is ready to start its first international services to Male, in the Maldives and Phuket, Thailand, this October. However, schedules for the airline’s first international services have not been finalised and bookings are...
DELHI, 26 October 2016: Business & Luxury Travel Mart (BLTM) closed, Tuesday evening, logging a strong vote of confidence from the events related travel community in India. It marks India’s first full-fledged business tourism travel mart that drew an impressive...
NEW DELHI, 7 March 2016: When doctors told Australian Greg Jefferys he had Hepatitis C and the disease was destroying his liver, the devastating diagnosis was compounded by the cost of a cure. Unable to afford Sovaldi, hailed as a...