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Striking taxi drivers demands unreasonable: Goa tourism body

Panaji, April 17 | The tourism and travel industry in Goa have criticised taxi drivers in the state, who have been on strike for...

Imposing night curfew will trigger adverse spin-off, impact tourism: Goa CM

Panaji, April 16 | Imposing a night curfew will have an adverse spin-off on other economic activities, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday,...

Maldives tourism arrivals cross 330K in March

Male, April 13 | Monthly tourism arrivals have been on the rise in the Maldives, with over 330,000 tourists visiting the island nation between...

Greece to open up tourism from May 14

Athens, April 12 | Greek Vice-Minister of Tourism Sofia Zacharaki announced on Monday that holidaymakers from European Union (EU) nations will be able to...

Qatar National Tourism Council Launches Personalised Travel Companion App

DOHA, Qatar, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has announced the launch of its immersive Visit Qatar mobile app. As part...

Light house tourism; a unique aspect India strengthening: PM

New Delhi, March 28 | Aimed at strengthening tourism sector in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India has been...

To combat Covid, tourism industry in Rajasthan goes rural

By Archana SharmaJaipur, March 24 | The fortunes of villagers, artisans and folk artists in the desert state are set to change as the...

Goa to subsidise airport landing, parking fees to promote international tourism:...

Panaji, March 24 | In a bid to boost international tourist footfalls, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday in his budget speech, proposed subsidising...

Citizenship by Investment Funded Real Estate Developments Will Bolster Dominica’s Tourism...

LONDON, March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- During a cabinet press briefing last week, the Minister of Tourism for the Commonwealth of Dominica provided updates...

Covid pandemic wreak havoc on Cuba tourism

Havana, March 17 | Cuba's top tourist destination Havana, where music once reverberated on streets, taxi drivers were busy picking up passengers at airport,...

Time to tap immense tourism potential in NE post Covid: Jitendra...

New Delhi, March 17 | Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh, said on Tuesday that there is...

EU tourism halved in 2020: Eurostat

Brussels, March 16 | The European tourism industry was hit dramatically due to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 as accommodation in tourist establishments decreased...

Tourism industry against price hike of Taj tickets

Agra, March 11 | The tourism industry in Agra is up in arms against the proposed hike in the entrance ticket rates to the...

YouTuber quits as T’gana tourism brand ambassador after row

Hyderabad, March 11 | After controversy erupted over her appointment as brand ambassador of Telangana tourism, Bigg Boss (Telugu) 4 contestant and YouTube influencer...

Greece aiming to restart tourism on May 14

Athens, March 10 | The Greek government is aiming to restart tourism on May 14, as long as the Covid-19 epidemiological situation allows it,...

Thailand preps for area quarantine to reboot tourism

Bangkok, March 2 | About 6,700 hotel rooms in five tourist hotspots of Thailand have been prepared for use as an area quarantine for...

Back #BeliKreatifDanauToba: Minister of Tourism Gets Behind New Campaign and Encourages...

MEDAN, Indonesia, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a policy announcement on Saturday (20/02), Indonesia's Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno,...

3-week annual garden tourism festival begins in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 19 | The Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC) along with Delhi government's Tourism Department on Friday kicked off the...

Maharashtra announces Caravan Tourism policy to boost leisure tours

Mumbai, Feb 17 | Nearly 11 years after the Centre set the ball rolling for Caravan Tourism, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved its...

J&K Tourism Department restarts online registrations

Srinagar, Feb 15 | The J&K Tourism Department has restarted online mode of registration of tourism units, officials said on Monday.Tourism, Culture, Youth Services...

Is Valentine’s Day aiding tourism recovery?

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Feb 13 (IANSlife) Owing to travel restrictions and the fear of contracting Covid-19, the global travel and tourism industry is...

Brazilian tourism lost $48 bn in 2020 due to Covid-19

Brasilia, Feb 12 | The Brazilian tourism sector lost 261.3 billion reals ($48 billion) last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, authorities announced.In a...

HKTB launches virtual event ahead of CNY to promote Hong Kong...

Hong Kong, Feb 10 | In a bid to accelerate its promotional efforts as part of the post-Covid-19 tourism-recovery plan, the...

Advisor Baseer Khan visits remote areas of Distt Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, FEBRUARY 08- To take the stock of various ongoing developmental works being executed in RDD, PDD and Tourism and other sectors in the...

Over Rs 124 cr spent to promote tourism in 2017-20: Centre

New Delhi, Feb 3 | The Centre informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that more than Rs 124 crore was spent in the last...

Air connectivity to small cities to boost tourism industry: Minister

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, Feb 2 | Terming the general budget as a tourism friendly budget, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism...

Barring tourism, Goa business, industry stakeholders laud budget

Panaji, Feb 1 | Barring travel and tourism industry stakeholders, small, medium and big business and industry stakeholders in Goa welcomed the announcements made...

Ladakh to be developed as international tourism hub: Union Minister

By Navneet MishraKargil, Jan 25 | Union Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said that Leh-Ladakh and Kargil are being developed rapidly after...

JK Tourism to participate in first-ever Virtual Bharat Parv-2021

Srinagar, Jan 24 | The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department is all set to participate in the Virtual Bharat Parv 2021 being organised January...

Principal Secretary to Lt Governor Nitishwar Kumar conducts whirlwind tour of...

JAMMU, JANUARY 23: Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar today conducted a whirlwind tour of Jammu city and visited tourism and heritage sites...

All- round development of J&K a major goal of GoI: Chairman,...

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 21: In a first of its kind visit after the Covid-19 outbreak, a delegation on Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and...

India Tourism Mart goes virtual

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Jan 5 (IANSlife) India Tourism Mart (ITM), a buyer-seller meet organised by the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism &...

Only 1,400 of 4,000 hotels in Goa operational: Tourism official

Panaji, Dec 30 | Despite the rush of domestic holidaymakers in Goa, only 1,400 of the 4,000 hotels registered in the coastal state have...

Every stage of tourism should be seamless and quick, says Raj...

Jaipur, Dec 23 | As the industry begins to recover against the backdrop of the pandemic, there needs to be a system where the...

ADB to give Rs 2100-cr loan to Tripura for urban, tourism...

By Sujit ChakrabortyAgartala, Dec 22 | The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is likely to provide a Rs 2,100 crore loan to the Tripura government...

UK flight ban will impact tourism in Goa: CM

Panaji, Dec 22 | The suspension of inbound flights from the UK due to the emergence of a new, highly infectious Covid-19 strain in...

President lauds Goa for rapid strides in per capita GDP, tourism

Panaji, Dec 19 | President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday lauded Goas journey from a Union Territory with virtually no industry at...

Goa revives ropeway project across Mandovi river to promote tourism

Panaji, Dec 18 | The Goa Tourism Development Corporation has revived a ropeway project over the Mandovi river, stretching from the banks of the...

UK’s official tourism agency predicts first signs of recovery

London, Dec 13 | VisitBritain, the UK's official tourism agency, has predicted the first signs of a slow post-coronavirus recovery in 2021 for overseas...

Turkey’s tourism sector to plummet 70% due to pandemic

Istanbul, Dec 11 | Turkey's tourism sector is projected to decrease by 70 per cent this year as foreign tourist numbers plummeted due to...

UP to promote river tourism, signs MoU with IWAI

Lucknow, Dec 8 | The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to...

Vocal for local tourism: PM’s new call amid Covid crisis

New Delhi, Dec 7 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a clarion call for being 'vocal for local tourism' while speaking on...

We want to take tourism to Goa’s remote villages: CM Pramod...

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, Dec 4 | Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant says efforts are on to take tourism initiatives beyond the tried and...

Church body slams Goa Tourism Policy 2020, calls it a ‘mirage’

Panaji, Nov 28 | Describing the newly-minted Goa Tourism Policy 2020 as a "mirage" which will not benefit either the state or its people,...

Kenya’s tourism arrivals on rise despite Covid pandemic

Nairobi, Nov 26 | The number of international tourists arriving in Kenya through its two major airports in Nairobi and Mombasa is on the...

Goa Tourism must revisit its beach, booze, casino focus: CII

Panaji, Nov 21 | Goa should relook its focus as a destination for "tropical beaches, alcohol, parties and casinos" and diversify its tourism portfolio...

Goa’s top three trade bodies dissatisfied with tourism policy

Panaji, Nov 16 | Three top trade bodies in Goa, including one directly linked to travel and tourism, have expressed their "dissatisfaction" over the...

Erroneous reporting on tourism impacts governance: Goa CM

Panaji, Nov 16 | Erroneous reporting on tourism, business and environment-related issues impacts governance and the state's prospects, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said...

22 Miyawaki forests spots launched by Kerala Tourism

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 6 | In a major green initiative, Kerala Tourism launched a project to create Miyawaki model micro forests at 22 tourism spots...

Business

HDFC Bank’s Q4 standalone net profit rises over 18% (Lead)

Mumbai, April 17 | Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported an 18.2 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the fourth...