Bhutan taxes tourists

NEW DELHI, 21 January 2020: Bhutan has introduced an INR1,000 (USD15)  environment tax on visitors from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Maldives as part of a raft of tax amendments that came into effect 16 January.
NEW DELHI, India, 20 January 2020: Thailand’s travel industry mustered 82 exhibitors for the annual South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE) 2020 held earlier this month in New Delhi. Last year Thailand sent a delegation...
NEW DELHI, 10 January 2020: Travelport reported Thursday that it is now the sole global distribution system (GDS) provider of Air India’s domestic flight content to points of sale in India. Earlier in the week, competitor,...
SINGAPORE, 9 January 2020:  Amadeus confirmed earlier this week it had signed a new agreement to display all Air India's flight and fare content for global travel sellers. Travel sellers in India will have access to...
MYSORE, India, 9 January 2020: India’s Travel Tours, the leisure travel brand of FCM Travel Solutions and a subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group Australia, has launched a new store in Mysore to strengthen its presence in...
RAJASTHAN, India, 20 December 2019: PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI) organised the third edition of PHD Golf Tourism Conclave and Tournament last week in Jaipur, Rajasthan to position India as the next golf tourism hub’.

AirAsia India names CCO

BENGALURU, 20 December  2019: AirAsia India Pvt Ltd’s (AAIPL) has named Ankur Garg as its chief commercial officer (CCO). In the new role, he will spearhead commercial operations including network and revenue management, marketing & sales and...

Pontoon pat panics guide

SINGAPORE, 13 December 2019: A Pandaw cruise on the upper Ganges came to an abrupt halt when the luxury riverboat collided with a floating bridge Following a company investigation, Pandaw Cruises has revised future itineraries to avoid...

Kerala woos honeymooners

SINGAPORE, 13 December 2019: Kerala State on the southwest Malabar coast of India recently bagged the Best Honeymoon Destination award in domestic rankings presented by Travel and Leisure India, but state tourism officials are hoping its success...
SINGAPORE, 11 December 2019: Vietjet has started two new direct flights connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to New Delhi (India). With the two new routes, Vietjet becomes the first airline connecting Vietnam’s biggest...