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...

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...
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...
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,...
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...
NEW DELHI, 16 January 2018: India’s e-Tourist Visas were more popular than ever in 2017 with 1,697,000 users a 52.% increase over 2016. India reported a 15.2% growth in foreign tourist arrivals in December and for the full year arrivals...
JODHPUR, India, 1 February 2018: Radisson Jodhpur opened its doors Wednesday, the first Radisson branded property to open in the city. The hotel is situated 2 km from the airport and 4 km from the city's railway station and around...
NEW DELHI 22 January 2018: India tapping the latest App technology to introduce a digital calendar for travel consumers for the first time. The Press Information Bureau of India said the App featuring a comprehensive calendar of events for 2018...
NEW DELHI, 15 January 2018: India is plans to cut taxes on travel and tourism as part of the Union Budget that will offer incentives for an industry estimated to earn USD210-billion sector for the national economy, government sources...
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,...