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SMEs In Mumbai Congregate For A Comprehensive Forum On GST  

SMEs In Mumbai Congregate For A Comprehensive Forum On GST

Indo-American Business Chamber of SME in association with Lords Hotels & Resorts recently organized a comprehensive forum on Goods & Service Tax (GST) for the Small and Medium Enterprises (......
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Andhra Pradesh CM launches test flight of sea planes on Krishna river  

Andhra Pradesh CM launches test flight of sea planes on Krishna river

According to a report in The Hindu Business Line, N Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh, launched test flight of sea plane (amphibian flight) on Krishna river in Vijayawada yesterda......
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St. Petersburg Tourism delegation to visit Mumbai to celebrate Golden Jubilee of ‘sister cities’ status  

St. Petersburg Tourism delegation to visit Mumbai to celebrate Golden Jubilee of ‘sister cities’ status

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of ‘sister-city’ status with Mumbai, and further strengthen and cement friendly relationships, a high-level delegation of the city of St. Petersb......
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16 New Passport Seva Kendras To Be Started In Maharahtra Shortly  

16 New Passport Seva Kendras To Be Started In Maharahtra Shortly

In a bid to expedite the process of ensuring passport facility to one and all in the Country, 251 New passport Seva Kendras would be started throughout India with 16 new centres opening up in Mahar......
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Korea Tourism hopes Tourism numbers to the country bouncing back next year  

Korea Tourism hopes Tourism numbers to the country bouncing back next year

Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO), national tourism organisation of South Korea, is hopeful of tourism numbers bouncing back next year with tensions easing in the Korean Peninsula. There has b......
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The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel Mumbai organises four day Spanish Extravaganza  

The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel Mumbai organises four day Spanish Extravaganza

The Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris brings to India The Spanish Extravaganza, a gourmet experience to enjoy Spanish cuisine and wines from November 30th to&n......
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Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways connects to India with daily flights to Hyderabad  

Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways connects to India with daily flights to Hyderabad

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) recently inaugurated its daily flights to Hyderabad. Kochi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad will follow in early 2018 as the airline expands its ne......
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Sunil Kumar wins a third term as President of TAAI  

Sunil Kumar wins a third term as President of TAAI

Sunil Kumar the incumbent President of Travel Agents Association of India(TAAI) won a third term at the biennial elections. TAAI members elected their office-bearers and Managing ......
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GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017  

GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017

As per the Business Standard report, GoAir posted a 36% increase in net profit in 2016-17 at INR 205.25 crore against INR 150.24 crore in the previous year. GoAir’s growth has been mode......
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Ministry of Railways launched 1ST Swarna Rajdhani rake today  

Ministry of Railways launched 1ST Swarna Rajdhani rake today

To improve passenger experience, Ministry of Railways decided to upgrade Premium Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains under Project ‘Swarna’. With improved passenger amenities, aesthetics and h......
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Mumbai airport runway exceeds declared capacity, handles 50 flights/hr twice  

Mumbai airport runway exceeds declared capacity, handles 50 flights/hr twice

As per the TOI report, Mumbai airport’s runway may have a declared capacity to handle 46 takeoffs and departure in an hour, but twice on Friday—once in the morning and once in the......
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Bonjour India 2017 18 to focus on strengthening Indo French relationship  

Bonjour India 2017 18 to focus on strengthening Indo French relationship

Bonjour India, being organised by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Institut Francais, is a festival to shape the next decade of people-to-people contacts between the......
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Maharashtra Government Gave Wings To Capt. Amol Yadav To Fly Under ‘Make In India’  

Maharashtra Government Gave Wings To Capt. Amol Yadav To Fly Under ‘Make In India’

“Success is no accident.  A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.  There are no secrets to success, no short cuts. It is the......
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ICAO Carries out Universal Safety Oversight Audit for India  

ICAO Carries out Universal Safety Oversight Audit for India

Under the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme, a five member audit team carried out the audit of India in areas of Personal Licensing......
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TAAI reveals nominee list for national elections  

TAAI reveals nominee list for national elections

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has revealed its final nominee list for its upcoming national elections. Running for presidency are thre......
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THAI Smile Airways launches direct flight to Bangkok from Mumbai  

THAI Smile Airways launches direct flight to Bangkok from Mumbai

THAI Smile Airways announced the launch of its new flights on Bangkok–Mumbai–Bangkok route. THAI Smile will operate its Bangkok-Mumbai flights five times a week under the flight n......
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First Indian Wine Day to be celebrated at 6 Lalit Hotels on Nov 16  

First Indian Wine Day to be celebrated at 6 Lalit Hotels on Nov 16

For the first time in Indian wine history, Indian Wine Day is being celebrated pan India on November 16, 2017 when premium and super premium Indian wines paired with ‘Baluchi’ cu......
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SAT appoints Alpa Jani as Acting Hub Head MEISEA, Tourism Execution  

SAT appoints Alpa Jani as Acting Hub Head MEISEA, Tourism Execution

South African Tourism is pleased to announce Alpa Jani’s appointment to the key trade relations and marketing role for the MEISEA region. Alpa Jani has served as Trade Relations Manag......
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GROWTH IN FOREIGN TOURIST ARRIVALS IN OCTOBER, 2017 OVER OCTOBER, 2016  

GROWTH IN FOREIGN TOURIST ARRIVALS IN OCTOBER, 2017 OVER OCTOBER, 2016

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e-Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise......
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Airfares soar due to smog, shut runway  

Airfares soar due to smog, shut runway

According to a report by Arindam Majumder in The Business Standard, Smog in the national capital, coupled with a runway closure at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, threw flight schedu......
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Delhi smog and runway closure to dent travel plans  

Delhi smog and runway closure to dent travel plans

According to a report by Anumeha Chaturvedi in The Economic Time, the alarming levels of smog and pollution and the closure of the runway at the Delhi airport will likely affect the itineraries o......
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GoAir adds 15 new flights to Winter Schedule  

GoAir adds 15 new flights to Winter Schedule

GoAir, one of India’s fastest growing airlines, today announced its winter schedule. This schedule will include an expansion of their customer offerings with the addition of 15 ......
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Mumbai’s restored Royal Opera House bags UNESCO heritage award  

Mumbai’s restored Royal Opera House bags UNESCO heritage award

Almost a year after it reopened, Mumbai’s Royal Opera House has been awarded the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The building was closed to the public in 1......
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MCGM Grants Hotels and Restaurants Permission To Operate Roof Top Restaurants  

MCGM Grants Hotels and Restaurants Permission To Operate Roof Top Restaurants

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has issued a circular permitting hotels and restaurants in the city to operate open to air terrace as a service area for serving food. The circula......
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Mumbai Gets Four UNESCO Awards  

Mumbai Gets Four UNESCO Awards

The UNESCO today (1 November) announced Cultural Site Awards. These Awards are given for Cultural Site Conservation. Today, the Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Site Conservation were announced, in......
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BMC collaborates with MTDC to promote Kala Ghoda Art Gallery  

BMC collaborates with MTDC to promote Kala Ghoda Art Gallery

As per the Free Press Journal report, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in collaboration with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), will soon reopen the art gallery a......
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Jet to commence third daily non stop service between Mumbai and London Heathrow  

Jet to commence third daily non stop service between Mumbai and London Heathrow

Jet Airways India Ltd is set to commence its third daily non-stop service between Mumbai and London Heathrow with effect from the forthcoming weekend. The latest frequency to London Heathrow ......
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Reclassification Of Hotels Based On Global Norms Gets Underway  

Reclassification Of Hotels Based On Global Norms Gets Underway

In a first of its kind initiative, the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has certified thirteen hotels in Maharashtra under new norms that are more contemporary and global i......
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Paryatan Parv with Full of Activities Across The Country  

Paryatan Parv with Full of Activities Across The Country

Each day of the “Paryatan Parv” organised by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with other Central ministries, State governments and Stakeholders from 5th&nbs......
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Philippines sees jump in tourist arrival from India  

Philippines sees jump in tourist arrival from India

According to a report by The Hindu Business Line, the number of leisure travel visitors from India to Philippines is steadily going up and likely to cross the 1-lakh mark this year. Efforts are b......
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The Paryatan Parv’s IndiaTourism Mumbai Workshop encourages Responsible and Rural Tourism  

The Paryatan Parv’s IndiaTourism Mumbai Workshop encourages Responsible and Rural Tourism

The Paryatan Parv programme's IndiaTourism Mumbai – Workshop on Responsible & Rural Tourism, with the motive to inform the participants about various aspects of responsible tourism ......
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Ministry of Railways launches tri weekly Rajdhani between Delhi, Mumbai  

Ministry of Railways launches tri weekly Rajdhani between Delhi, Mumbai

To fulfill the long overdue demand of passengers & to provide faster and convenient connectivity to passengers between two metros Delhi and Mumbai, Ministry of Railways has introduced a n......
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VITS Hotels Worldwide unveils new property in Agra  

VITS Hotels Worldwide unveils new property in Agra

Hoping to cash in on the growing leisure travellers in the city of Taj, VITS Hotels Worldwide has launched its 4-star property ‘VITS Agra’. Prominently located on National Highway 2, th......
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CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA  

CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA

TIRUN Travel Marketing, the pioneer of cruise tourism in the country and the exclusive India representative of Celebrity Cruisesis excited to announce cruise sailings from and to Mumbai this winter......
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Vistara announces its Diwali Special ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale  

Vistara announces its Diwali Special ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale

Vistara, a full-service carrier, announced the ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale in celebration of Diwali. The 48-hours only festive Sale offers all-inclusive fares starting at just INR ......
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GVK group awarded the tender for Navi Mumbai Airport project  

GVK group awarded the tender for Navi Mumbai Airport project

As per the Business Standard report, the Maharashtra government has initiated the process of selecting the developer for the INR 16,000 crore Navi Mumbai Airport project, eight months after a......
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Airlines slash fares in Diwali fortnight  

Airlines slash fares in Diwali fortnight

According to a report by Tarun Shukla in The Hindustan Times, airlines are offering a Diwali bonanza to travellers in the form of sharp fare cuts, a sign that demand for plane seats in the festiv......
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Seychelles Tourism Board organises three city India roadshow  

Seychelles Tourism Board organises three city India roadshow

Seychelles Tourist Office, India organised a three city roadshow from September 10 to 22, 2017 in Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Each city saw travel trade partners interacting with 60 top agen......
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Jet Airways to introduce three new international services  

Jet Airways to introduce three new international services

Jet Airways will introduce three new international services to its already extensive global network this winter, besides reinforcing six existing routes with additional frequencies to meet gr......
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IndiGo launches inaugural flight from Amritsar to Bengaluru; adds 18 flight frequencies  

IndiGo launches inaugural flight from Amritsar to Bengaluru; adds 18 flight frequencies

Further enhancing its customer experience, IndiGo announced the launch of 18 additional flights on its network. Starting October 29, the carrier will operate its first daily flight between Am......
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Tourism Authority of Thailand wins four PATA Gold Awards 2017  

Tourism Authority of Thailand wins four PATA Gold Awards 2017

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and two Thai tourism operators were honoured with the PATA Gold Awards 2017 recently. TAT’s “Village to the World” corporate social respons......
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Maharashtra Bags Three National Tourism Awards  

Maharashtra Bags Three National Tourism Awards

On the occasion of ‘World Tourism Day’ Maharashtra received three National Tourism Awards 2015-16 at the hands of the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, here today. These three awards wer......
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Madhya Pradesh takes home maximum accolades at National Tourism Awards  

Madhya Pradesh takes home maximum accolades at National Tourism Awards

Besides bagging the Hall of Fame Award for the Best State/UT for Comprehensive Development of Tourism category, Madhya Pradesh Tourism bagged a number of awards and accolades at the National Touris......
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President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’  

President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’

The President of India Shri Ram NathKovind presented the “National Tourism Awards, 2015-16” to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry at a function organised b......
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Alitalia to resume flights  to India after 9 years with Delhi-Rome flight  

Alitalia to resume flights to India after 9 years with Delhi-Rome flight

Alitalia is ready to make a comeback to India after a big gap of 9years. It stopped operating in the country in 2008, the Italian airline will start a new direct flight between Delhi and Rome ......
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Hong Kong Tourism Board organises four city India travel mission  

Hong Kong Tourism Board organises four city India travel mission

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) organised its annual travel mission in India from August 21 to 25 covering four key markets of Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi. 31 Hong Kong trade partners......
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Inclement weather in Mumbai causes Indigo flights delayed  

Inclement weather in Mumbai causes Indigo flights delayed

The recent inclement weather in Mumbai during the last 24 hours has impacted flight operations out of and into Mumbai resulting in the delays of around an hour and a half in outbound flights. This ......
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Hong Kong Tourism Travel Mission 2017 Kick-starts in India  

Hong Kong Tourism Travel Mission 2017 Kick-starts in India

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has kick-started it annual travel mission in India from 21st – 25th August with 31 Hong Kong trade partners joining the program. Covering 4 key markets the ......
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Maharashtra Takes Lead In Passing The ‘MODELS SHOPS AND ESTABLISHMENTS ACT’  

Maharashtra Takes Lead In Passing The ‘MODELS SHOPS AND ESTABLISHMENTS ACT’

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has welcomed Maharashtra Government’s decision to allow retail establishments including eateries to operate 24/7. The bill that w......
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7.4% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in July, 2017 over July, 2016  

7.4% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in July, 2017 over July, 2016

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration ......
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Brussels Airlines increases flight frequency to Mumbai  

Brussels Airlines increases flight frequency to Mumbai

Only 6 months after the launch of Brussels Airlines’ first connection to India, the airline already increases its flight offer to Mumbai. As from the winter season the Indian metropolis will ......
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Measures to Improve Catering Services in Indian Railways  

Measures to Improve Catering Services in Indian Railways

Indian Railways is taking several measures to improve catering services on over its network. It is emphasised that improvement of catering being an on-going process. A new Catering Policy has been ......
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HRAWI's reaction on establishments to stay open 24/7  

HRAWI's reaction on establishments to stay open 24/7

“For the past many years, HRAWI has been leading advocacy with various departments of the Government to extend the closing hours of restaurants and revive the night life in Mumbai. We congrat......
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Jordan Tourism Board holds Educational Seminars in Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi  

Jordan Tourism Board holds Educational Seminars in Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi

Think Strawberries, Jordan Tourism Board's Representative Office in India held multi-city Educational Seminars in the major outbound cities of India, New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore recently. T......
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DGCA to meet airlines in Mumbai for discussing safety audit by ICAO  

DGCA to meet airlines in Mumbai for discussing safety audit by ICAO

All the players active in the India aviation sector will meet in Mumbai to prepare for an upcoming safety audit by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations (UN) agency......
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22.5% growth in foreign tourist arrivals in June, 2017 over June 2016  

22.5% growth in foreign tourist arrivals in June, 2017 over June 2016

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration ......
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‘Ease Of Doing Business’ For Hotels and Restaurants In Mumbai Takes A Big Stride Forward  

‘Ease Of Doing Business’ For Hotels and Restaurants In Mumbai Takes A Big Stride Forward

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has welcomed the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai’s (MCGM) decision to streamline the licencing process for hospitality in......
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Holland records 19% growth in Indian arrivals in Q1 2017  

Holland records 19% growth in Indian arrivals in Q1 2017

Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) announced an increase in Indian arrivals to the Netherlands in the first quarter of 2017. In comparison with the last year’s Q1 Indian ar......
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South African Tourism targets Delhi’s Ultra HNHs through travel agent training programme  

South African Tourism targets Delhi’s Ultra HNHs through travel agent training programme

South African Tourism concluded the 7th edition of its annual travel trade training sessions in Delhi.  Aimed at equipping travel agents with the best tips to sell the destination, ‘Lear......
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HRAWI To Organize Seminar On GST For Hoteliers and Restaurateurs  

HRAWI To Organize Seminar On GST For Hoteliers and Restaurateurs

After close to two weeks of relative uncertainty, many misconceptions, and quite a few incorrect assumptions, hotel and restaurants in Mumbai will have an opportunity to clear the cloud over GST an......
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Jet Airways announces winner of 'The Billion Miles Festival’  

Jet Airways announces winner of 'The Billion Miles Festival’

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, today announced Mr. Shantanu Kumar as the Grand Prize winner of the ‘The Billion Miles Festival’ held by the air......
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Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto  

Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto

Air Canada has started operating four times a week direct flight between Toronto and Mumbai. This marks the beginning of the only non-stop service connecting the two cities. The new flight complime......
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IndiGo expresses interest in buying stake in Air India  

IndiGo expresses interest in buying stake in Air India

IndiGo, India's largest carrier in terms of market share, has expressed interest in Air India, Secretary Civil Aviation R N Choubey told reporters today. "Post the Cabinet decision tomorrow, we......
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Singapore Airlines introduces A350 services to India  

Singapore Airlines introduces A350 services to India

Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the introduction of its A350 services to India. Mumbai will be the 16th destination within its network to receive the Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The daily s......
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Ministry of Railways Observes The International Day of Yoga 2017  

Ministry of Railways Observes The International Day of Yoga 2017

Ministry of Railways organised the International Day of Yoga today on 21st June, 2017 in Rail Bhawan as per the directions of the Ministry of AYUSH.   The Union Minister for Ra......
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Jammu and Kashmir Tourism and Tourism Stakeholders of JandK  focuses on Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2017  

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism and Tourism Stakeholders of JandK focuses on Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2017

Chairman, Tourism Federation of Jammu, Shri Rajesh Gupta along with prominent members of Tourism Trade of Jammu & Kashmir including S.Amrik Singh, Nazir A Mir, Karan Watal, B.B.Kotwal had inter......
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Vistara announces The Great Monsoon Sale : all-in fares starting INR 849  

Vistara announces The Great Monsoon Sale : all-in fares starting INR 849

Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, today launched ‘The Great Monsoon Sale’ that offers all-inclusive fares starting INR 849 in Economy Class and INR 2099 in Premium Eco......
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Hotels.com reveals the 2017 India Edition of the Monsoon Travel Hotlist  

Hotels.com reveals the 2017 India Edition of the Monsoon Travel Hotlist

While the peak summer travel season may have reached its flag end, Indian travelers have already geared up for their Monsoon getaways. Traditionally not considered a preferred travel period, Monsoo......
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55.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals on E-Tourist Visa in May, 2017 over May, 2016  

55.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals on E-Tourist Visa in May, 2017 over May, 2016

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration ......
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Singapore Airlines introduces special website and mobile app offer  

Singapore Airlines introduces special website and mobile app offer

Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce a special offer exclusively for its new and existing KrisFlyer loyalty card members. Rewarding those who love to travel, customers booking a Singapore Airl......
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HRANI Submits for 12%  Hospitality Tax to GST Council  

HRANI Submits for 12% Hospitality Tax to GST Council

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India (HRANI), has submitted for a One Nation One Hospitality Tax of 12% to the sectoral Working group of Travel & Tourism formed by The GST Cou......
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Jet Airways and Aeromexico sign landmark codeshare MoU to pormote travel between India and Mexico  

Jet Airways and Aeromexico sign landmark codeshare MoU to pormote travel between India and Mexico

Jet Airways, India's full service, premier international airline, and Aeromexico, the flag carrier airline of Mexico have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines cooperation in......
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Air Canada inaugurates daily year-round flights from Vancouver to Taipei  

Air Canada inaugurates daily year-round flights from Vancouver to Taipei

Air Canada inaugurated daily, year-round flights from Vancouver to Taipei, Taiwan, the carrier's tenth destination in Asia with the departure of AC011 following a gate celebration at YVR. ......
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South African Tourism celebrates successful Indaba 2017  

South African Tourism celebrates successful Indaba 2017

Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 saw more than 20,000 confirmed meetings being held over the three show days – an increase of over 20% compared to last year’s figure.
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TAAI conducts session on GST for its members across India  

TAAI conducts session on GST for its members across India

Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI)  - Western Region, organized  an special educative  session on GST for its members, in Mumbai on 1st June 2017 as the deadline of ......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Signs A Strategic Partnership With GHM For The Chedi Mumbai  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Signs A Strategic Partnership With GHM For The Chedi Mumbai

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has entered into a strategic partnership with Singapore-based luxury hotel management company General Hotel Manage......
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TAAI Signs Agreement with South Africa Tourism to Educate Agents across India.  

TAAI Signs Agreement with South Africa Tourism to Educate Agents across India.

South Africa Tourism(SAT) and Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) once again have entered into an agreement to offer training to travel agents across India. Learn SA in its 7th edition will h......
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NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector  

NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector

An MoU was signed between National Skill Development Corporation and Bird Academy on the 1st of June 2017 in New Delhi, with regards to skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace Se......
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TAAI to held national elections by September end  

TAAI to held national elections by September end

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) will organise its annual general meeting (AGM) and national elections for its office-bearers and managing committee members towards the end of Sep......
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Bangkok Airways Launches “Mid Year Charge Up” Promotion  

Bangkok Airways Launches “Mid Year Charge Up” Promotion

Bangkok Airways Pubic Company Limited launches the “Mid Year Charge Up” promotion, offering great fares to various destinations in Thailand and overseas for travelers who seek a value-f......
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Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year  

Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year

  Jet Airways Group FY17 highlights:   Total revenue up 1.7% at INR 22,693 crores compared to INR 22,321 crores in FY16 Available Seat Kilometers inc......
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Portugal making a direct presence in India soon by opening a tourism office in Mumbai  

Portugal making a direct presence in India soon by opening a tourism office in Mumbai

Luis Araujo, President, Turismo De Porugal     Portugese to......
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Alliance Air commences Delhi-Gwalior-Indore-Mumbai route  

Alliance Air commences Delhi-Gwalior-Indore-Mumbai route

Following the operation of first flight between Delhi and Shimla under regional connectivity scheme, Air India’s, wholly owned subsidiary Alliance Air will begin its second flight service und......
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Thailand witnesses growth of 17% Indian arrivals till April this year  

Thailand witnesses growth of 17% Indian arrivals till April this year

Thailand attracted 12,021,617 international visits for the first four months compared to 11,682,144 visits during the same period last year. The kingdom witnessed a growth of 17% from India c......
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Hotel Industry Comes Together To Empower Weaker Section Women; Provide Low Cost Food  

Hotel Industry Comes Together To Empower Weaker Section Women; Provide Low Cost Food

The Hotel industry which is one of India’s largest employment generators will now extend its contribution to uplifting the socio-economic conditions of women from the weaker section of the co......
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Jet Airways honoured at HolidayIQ 'Better Holiday Award - 2017'  

Jet Airways honoured at HolidayIQ 'Better Holiday Award - 2017'

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere, international airline, has been honoured as ‘India’s Best Full Service Airline’, at Holida......
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SpiceJet raises the customer experience bar with Self Bag Drop feature  

SpiceJet raises the customer experience bar with Self Bag Drop feature

SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, has yet again raised the bar for customer experience by offering - ‘Self Bag Drop’ (SBD) at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji ......
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Jet Airways introduces a third non-stop daily flight between Mumbai and London Heathrow  

Jet Airways introduces a third non-stop daily flight between Mumbai and London Heathrow

Continuing its commitment of providing guests with greater choice, convenience and further strengthening its global footprint, Jet Airways - India’s full-service, premier international airlin......
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Etihad Airways announces the year-round deployment of its award-winning Airbus A380 aircraft on the Abu Dhabi to Paris route  

Etihad Airways announces the year-round deployment of its award-winning Airbus A380 aircraft on the Abu Dhabi to Paris route

The superjumbo, which features ‘The Residence’ - the world’s first three-room suite on a commercial airliner - will operate from 1 July on one of its twice-daily services from the......
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23.5% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April, 2017 over April, 2016  

23.5% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April, 2017 over April, 2016

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration ......
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MIAL gets a five-star grading in the British Safety Council’s (BSC) Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit  

MIAL gets a five-star grading in the British Safety Council’s (BSC) Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit

GVK Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Limited (MIAL), the company that administers the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), was graded with a five-star rating in the recent ‘Five......
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Etihad sponsored drawing competition with star studded Mumbai Indians Cricket team  

Etihad sponsored drawing competition with star studded Mumbai Indians Cricket team

Harbhajan Singh and Kieron Pollard were among the star players who turned up at Gopi Birla Memorial School in South Mumbai, bringing smiles all round.   By entering the competi......
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Vistara introduces self-service check-in at kiosks across airports in India  

Vistara introduces self-service check-in at kiosks across airports in India

In its commitment to offering a seamless travel experience to its customers, Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, today launched self-service kiosk check-in at Delhi’s Terminal......
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Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1  

Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1

Egypt recorded an increase of over 30% in arrivals and 185% increase in tourists nights in FY2017 Q1 form the Indian market over the same period last year. This was informed by Hisham El Demery, Ch......
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Jet Airways announced new direct services connecting South-India with Europe  

Jet Airways announced new direct services connecting South-India with Europe

Jet Airways, India's full service, premier international airline, announced the introduction of new, direct services connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The new flights ......
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Jet Airways announced new direct services connecting South-India with Europe  

Jet Airways announced new direct services connecting South-India with Europe

Jet Airways, India's full service, premier international airline, announced the introduction of new, direct services connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The new flights ......
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First Phase of Navi Mumbai airport to take off by 2020  

First Phase of Navi Mumbai airport to take off by 2020

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) expects the first phase of the much delayed Navi Mumbai airport to take off by 2020, reducing some of the pressure on the Mumbai airport, reports Mint. J......
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Franklyn D'Costa Appointed as Director of Food and Beverage at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali  

Franklyn D'Costa Appointed as Director of Food and Beverage at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali appoints Mr. Franklyn D’Costa as the Director of Food & Beverage. He arrived on the island from chilly England where he was the Operations Manager for De ......
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South Africa welcomes over 95,000 travellers in 2016  

South Africa welcomes over 95,000 travellers in 2016

Indian visitor numbers to South Africa have surged 21.7% during 2016 to close at an arrivals figure of 95, 377 and 8th position among SA’s international source markets.  
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Hanneli Slabber inaugurates South African Food Festival at Sofitel Mumbai BKC  

Hanneli Slabber inaugurates South African Food Festival at Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager, South African Tourism India inaugurated the South African Safari, a food festival & B2C destination showcase at Sofitel Mumbai BKC on 27......
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Maharashtra Day to be celebrated as ‘TRANSFORM MAHARASHTRA’  

Maharashtra Day to be celebrated as ‘TRANSFORM MAHARASHTRA’

The 58th Maharashtra Foundation Day on May 1 will be celebrated as ‘TRANSFORM MAHARASHTRA’ Day with the Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis, having interaction with the youth of the s......
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BTW Visas Expands Head office in Pune, on the same location  

BTW Visas Expands Head office in Pune, on the same location

Since its founding in 2011, the head office of BTW Visa services based in Pune, and branching in Mumbai and Ahmadabad has served & offered services to its corporate and individual clients all o......
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Belgian economic mission delegations visit GIFT city in Ahmedabad at the occasion of Brussels Airlines  

Belgian economic mission delegations visit GIFT city in Ahmedabad at the occasion of Brussels Airlines

Gujarat is a state with important economic relations with Belgium, especially in the diamond sector, the pharmaceutical and chemistry industry. Since end of March, the Belgian leading airline Bruss......
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Etihad Airways and Strategic Partner Jet Airways sign landmark tourism Agreement with the State Goverment of Maharashtra  

Etihad Airways and Strategic Partner Jet Airways sign landmark tourism Agreement with the State Goverment of Maharashtra

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and strategic partner Jet Airways, India’s full-service premium international carrier, have signed a ground breaking agreemen......
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“Tiger Zinda Hai” successfully wrapped in the film city Innsbruck  

“Tiger Zinda Hai” successfully wrapped in the film city Innsbruck

Yash Raj Films has successfully wrapped the shooting for the Indian action film "Tiger Zinda Hai" in Innsbruck. The scenes showing Salman Khan as RAW agent Tiger and Katrina Kaif as his wife ......
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Etihad Airways to donate one dirham from every ticket sold in the UAE to Emirates Red Crescent  

Etihad Airways to donate one dirham from every ticket sold in the UAE to Emirates Red Crescent

Etihad Airways to donate one dirham from every ticket sold in the UAE to Emirates Red Crescent as part of year-long programme   • A380 engine decals to promote the UAE Yea......
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Jet Airways to introduce new services between Chennai and Paris / Bengaluru and Amsterdam  

Jet Airways to introduce new services between Chennai and Paris / Bengaluru and Amsterdam

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is proud to announce the launch of two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The......
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“Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” and “Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” on E-Tourist Visa during March 2017  

“Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” and “Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” on E-Tourist Visa during March 2017

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration ......
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Travellers are now taking short breaks throughout the year  

Travellers are now taking short breaks throughout the year

According to the summer survey 2017 by Yatra, Small is suddenly big, when it comes to holidays. With 59.9% of Indian vacationers opting for 2-3 short breaks in a year, compared with 30.6% choosing ......
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Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim and Hyatt Regency Chandigarh Bag Prestigios Awards at HICSA 2017  

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim and Hyatt Regency Chandigarh Bag Prestigios Awards at HICSA 2017

At a well-attended award ceremony held in Mumbai for the Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA), two Hyatt hotels have been recognized as best in their segment. Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim, em......
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Indigo will launch flights to Mangaluru from Bengaluru and Mumbai  

Indigo will launch flights to Mangaluru from Bengaluru and Mumbai

IndiGo will operate two daily flights to Bengaluru and one to Mumbai reinforcing its commitment to South India market. Flights to Bengaluru will depart MIA at 7am and 4.20pm and reach KIA at 7.55am......
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Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation inks MoU with Ola  

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation inks MoU with Ola

      MTDC inks MoU with Ola! Present were GM Smt. Swati Kale & JT MD Shri. Ashutosh Rathod & other respected representatives from MTDC & Ola.......
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Lufthansa presents Mumbai with Airbus A350-900   

Lufthansa presents Mumbai with Airbus A350-900

India’s leading European Airline Lufthansa, will operate its daily flight between Mumbai and Munich with the most modern long-haul aircraft of the world, the ......
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TAAI in association with US Consulate organises Visa and MICE session for members  

TAAI in association with US Consulate organises Visa and MICE session for members

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) (Western Region) in association with the US Consulate Mumbai organised a session for its members on US Visas (B1 and B2) and MICE opportunities i......
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Spain Tourism to hold three-city annual India roadshow in October  

Spain Tourism to hold three-city annual India roadshow in October

Targeting the leisure, MICE and wedding segments, the Tourism Office of Spain in Mumbai has planned a number of initiatives starting this month. They will be hosting a workshop especially for the......
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CSIA Mumbai  celebrates arrival of first  

CSIA Mumbai celebrates arrival of first " FlyrwandaAir Flight"

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) added yet another international route. This new route for travellers between the African city of Kigali and the Mumbai metropolitan w......
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Indigo launches daily non-stop flights to Doha from Delhi and Mumbai  

Indigo launches daily non-stop flights to Doha from Delhi and Mumbai

Indigo Continuing to strengthen its network in the Middle-East region, It has announced Doha as its 7th international and 46th overall destination. With Doha as a new destination, IndiGo is all set......
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The Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister and Ambassador to India visited Egyptian citizen in Mumbai  

The Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister and Ambassador to India visited Egyptian citizen in Mumbai

During their visit to Mumbai, H.E Ambassador Mohamed Edrees, Assistant Foreign Minister of Egyptfor the African Relations, Spouse, H.E Hatem Tageldin Ambassador to India, his Spouse and the Egyptia......
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Indian Cabinet approves signing of new Air Services Agreement between India and Serbia  

Indian Cabinet approves signing of new Air Services Agreement between India and Serbia

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for updation of the existing Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Serbia which was signed on......
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Over 35,000 Restaurants and Bars Could Face Closure In Western India Alone  

Over 35,000 Restaurants and Bars Could Face Closure In Western India Alone

Hotel And Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI), reacting to Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding the ban on selling or serving of liquor along the highway, has said that it wo......
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Brussel Airlines launched Mumbai - Brussels direct flight  

Brussel Airlines launched Mumbai - Brussels direct flight

Brussel Airllines launched Mumbai-Brussels direct flight. Mumbai, India’s economic metropolis, is connected five times a week to Brussels Airport. The Since a year, Europe’s capital was......
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HRAWI To Assist Hoteliers Become FBO Compliant In Collaboration With FSSAI  

HRAWI To Assist Hoteliers Become FBO Compliant In Collaboration With FSSAI

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has collaborated with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to educate and equip hotels and restaurants with food sa......
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Indian Railways to generate 100 mv of solar power  

Indian Railways to generate 100 mv of solar power

Around 1,000 MW of solar power will be generated annually by the railways soon, Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu said Saturday. Of this, 500 MW will be produced by installing solar panels on ro......
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Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on E-Tourist Visa during February 2017  

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on E-Tourist Visa during February 2017

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau......
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation has appointed Aseem Kapoor as Vice President  

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has appointed Aseem Kapoor as Vice President

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has appointed Aseem Kapoor as Vice President – North West India supervising Hyatt Regency Gurgaon, Hyatt Place Gurgaon, Hyatt Regency Delhi, Hyatt Ahm......
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Kenya Tourism Board participates at India's leading Outbound Travel Mart 2017  

Kenya Tourism Board participates at India's leading Outbound Travel Mart 2017

Magical Kenya exhibited at OTM Mumbai, India's largest travel trade exhibition, to position Kenya as the preferred holida......
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Mumbai’s Iternational Airport adjudged as the Second Best Airport globally by ACI  

Mumbai’s Iternational Airport adjudged as the Second Best Airport globally by ACI

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was rated the Second Best Airport globally in the ‘over 40 million passengers per year’ category at the Airport Service Quality ......
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Taiwan Tourism Bureau participates in OTM 2017 and holds Workshops in Mumbai and Bengaluru  

Taiwan Tourism Bureau participates in OTM 2017 and holds Workshops in Mumbai and Bengaluru

Taiwan Tourism Bureau participated in OneWorld Travel Mart, an annual event that was held from 21-23 February 2017 in Mumbai, India.   1154 participants from 60 co......
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Taiwan Tourism Board records 9% growth in Indian arrivals  

Taiwan Tourism Board records 9% growth in Indian arrivals

Joining the likes of a host of international destinations positioning India as a priority inbound source market, the Taiwan Tourism Board (TTB) is set to increase its marketing budget this ye......
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SpiceJet announces its 7th international destination  

SpiceJet announces its 7th international destination

SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, today unveiled its first ever flight to Dhaka thus enhancing its global footprint. The airline now operates to 7 international destinations......
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Tamil Nadu received 8% of international tourists in January  

Tamil Nadu received 8% of international tourists in January

Two airports in Tamil Nadu -- Chennai and Tiruchirappalli -- received more than 8% foreign tourists visiting the country in January.   Accordin......
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Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and Abu Dhabi Film Commission attends India International Film Tourism Conclave  

Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and Abu Dhabi Film Commission attends India International Film Tourism Conclave

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) and Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) joined forces at the India International Film Tourism Conclave......
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Delhi Tourism Minister, Kapil Mishra inaugurates TTF at IG Stadium  

Delhi Tourism Minister, Kapil Mishra inaugurates TTF at IG Stadium

Kapil Mishra, Tourism Minister of Government of NCT Delhi today inaugurated the Delhi edition of the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) 2017, India’s oldest and largest annual trav......
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Hong Kong Airlines and Jet Airways ink codeshare agreement  

Hong Kong Airlines and Jet Airways ink codeshare agreement

Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, and Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, have entered into a codesha......
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Cafe Hydro opens in Mumbai  

Cafe Hydro opens in Mumbai

Bhagirathi Group has created India’s first Fish aquarium theme based restaurant ‘Café Hydro. It is located in Rajendra Nagar, Borivali East. Recently It has inaugurated by Educat......
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Lords Hotels and Resorts Awarded The ‘Best Mid-Market Hotel Chain’ For The 2nd Consecutive Year  

Lords Hotels and Resorts Awarded The ‘Best Mid-Market Hotel Chain’ For The 2nd Consecutive Year

India’s fastest growing hospitality chain in the mid-market segment, Lords Hotels & Resorts has won the ‘Best Mid-Market Hotel Chain’ at an award ceremony held......
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Zoom Air begins operations from today  

Zoom Air begins operations from today

Zoom Air started its daily scheduled operations from today, February 15 on Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi route. This was extended till Amritsar in the afternoon. The airline received the sched......
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Hrawi Organizes Seminar On Direct Taxes For Its Members  

Hrawi Organizes Seminar On Direct Taxes For Its Members

The Hotel and Restaurant Association Of Western India (HRAWI) had organized a seminar on ‘Direct Taxes’ for its members in Mumbai last week. Addressed by Mr. Anil Harish, an eminent spe......
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Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation to participate in OTM 2017  

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation to participate in OTM 2017

Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation (MMPRC) is taking part at the travel show - Oneworld Travel Mart (OTM) which is being held in Mumbai at Bombay Convention & Exhibition C......
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India's New Airline Zoom Air takes off from Feb 15  

India's New Airline Zoom Air takes off from Feb 15

India’s latest private airline, Zoom Air, will start daily scheduled operations on the Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi sector from February 15. The same will be extended to Amritsar in the after......
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Workshop and press meet Austria Summer 2017  

Workshop and press meet Austria Summer 2017

The Austrian National Tourist Office held its annual roadshow from the 7th-9th of February 2017. Delegates from local tourist boards, incoming agencies, attractions, hotels and travel pa......
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Jet Airways declares another profitable quarter  

Jet Airways declares another profitable quarter

Jet Airways Group today announced its seventh successive profitable quarter with a profit of INR 156.3 cr for the period ending December 31, 2016 supported by rising traffic and imp......
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RebelRides promotes Motorcycle Tourism concept in Mumbai  

RebelRides promotes Motorcycle Tourism concept in Mumbai

Founded in 2016, the start-up RebelRides is a luxury motorcycle rental company which has begun its journey from Mumbai with the mission to improve and expand the industry of Motorcycle Tourism.......
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..Ethiopian Airlines expands India service..  

..Ethiopian Airlines expands India service..

Ethiopian Airlines is adding cargo and passenger service to Ahmedabad and Chennai and increasing its capacity to Delhi as a part of its expansion in India.  ......
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Indian Tourist Arrivals to South Korea Increase by 27.3% in 2016  

Indian Tourist Arrivals to South Korea Increase by 27.3% in 2016

South Korea welcomed 195579 visitors from India in the year 2016, with an increase of 27.3% compared to 2015. &nb......
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India and Israel celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations  

India and Israel celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations

25 years ago today, on the 29th of January 1992, the Foreign Ministers of Israel and India signed the agreement to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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Emirates celebrates India’s 68th Republic Day  

Emirates celebrates India’s 68th Republic Day

More than a hundred Indian and Emirati employees at Emirates Group joined hands to commemorate India’s 68th Republic Day. The employees, who represent different backgrounds and specialities, ......
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Garuda Indonesia Celebrates Launch of Direct Flights from Mumbai to Jakarta  

Garuda Indonesia Celebrates Launch of Direct Flights from Mumbai to Jakarta

Indonesia’s award-winning national airline, Garuda Indonesia, rated a 5-Star Airline by Skytrax, has launched thrice-weekly, direct flights from Mumbai to Jakarta starting 12 December 2016. G......
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Travel by Land faster than by Air via hyperloop  

Travel by Land faster than by Air via hyperloop

Hyperloop is a proposed very high speed transport system pioneered by US entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk. Elon Musk is a South Africa-born American investor and inventor.   
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13.6% Growth in Foreign tourist Arrivals in December 2016 over the Same Period in 2015.  

13.6% Growth in Foreign tourist Arrivals in December 2016 over the Same Period in 2015.

13.6% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in December 2016 over the same period in 2015. USA accounts for highest share of tourist arrivals followed by Bangladesh and UK in De......
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South African Tourism Roadshows 14th Editioin to Travel to 4 Cities  

South African Tourism Roadshows 14th Editioin to Travel to 4 Cities

South African Tourism plans to set the pace for continued double digit growth in the coming year with its annual roadshow slated for later this month.   The four-city roadshow ......
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56.6% Growth in Foreign Tourists Arrival on E-Toutist Visa in December 2016 over the same period in 2015  

56.6% Growth in Foreign Tourists Arrival on E-Toutist Visa in December 2016 over the same period in 2015

A total of  1,62,250 foreign tourists arrived in December  2016 on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 1,03,617 during the month of December 2015 registering a growth of 56.6%. ......
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Now Air India to allow 40-50 kg free check-in baggage on Boeing 747 flights  

Now Air India to allow 40-50 kg free check-in baggage on Boeing 747 flights

In what will bring huge smiles to travellers, Air India has unveiled yet another offer today after virtually beating Indian Railways with AC II Rajdhani-like train fares. The state-contro......
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Air India fares to be low as Rajdhani to boost passengers traffic.  

Air India fares to be low as Rajdhani to boost passengers traffic.

Taking on the reduced prices in Rajdhani Express, national carrier Air India will launch a three-month long sale of tickets priced at par or below Rajdhani fares. The national carrier claims the mo......
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9.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in November 2016 over the same period in 2015  

9.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in November 2016 over the same period in 2015

9.3% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in November 2016 over the same period in 2015. USA account......
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Notice from DCGA to GoAir scant remote-area flights  

Notice from DCGA to GoAir scant remote-area flights

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a showcause notice to Mumbai based low-cost carrier GoAir for reportedly not operating adequate flights to remote areas.......
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Goverment are going to provide new sim cards to foreign tourists at 12 airports  

Goverment are going to provide new sim cards to foreign tourists at 12 airports

The home ministry's new year gift to its foreign tourists from 161 countries will be a pre-loaded sim card at 12 major airports of the country after home minister Rajnath Sing......
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Travel industry has not been effected by demonetisation, say experts  

Travel industry has not been effected by demonetisation, say experts

A shift in the seasons, a tilt of an axis and a drop in the temperature. Come winters, and India finds itself preparing for one of the best seasons to travel across the peninsula. You would be wond......
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Now travellers in India will enjoy their first cruising experience  

Now travellers in India will enjoy their first cruising experience

If you are choosing Maldives as your next holiday destination, this news might be music to your ears, dear travellers. Luxury cruise, Costa neoClassica, will final......
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Uber is now available at all major indian airports, to make travel better  

Uber is now available at all major indian airports, to make travel better

Online cab-hailing firm Uber on Friday announced that it will focus on improving the airport travel experience for both riders and driver partners in India.   “Uber i......
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More than 2,000 Buyers Visit First HKTDC Lifestyle Expo in New Delhi  

More than 2,000 Buyers Visit First HKTDC Lifestyle Expo in New Delhi

The inaugural HKTDC Lifestyle Expo in New Delhi welcomed more than 2,000 trade buyers during its two-day run on 19 and 20 December 2016, as 120 Hong Kong and mainland compani......
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TIRUN announces first ever Royal Caribbean International sailings to Cuba  

TIRUN announces first ever Royal Caribbean International sailings to Cuba

 TIRUN, the exclusive India Representative for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., invites adventur......
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Garuda Indonesia strengthens its global presence with a new service to Mumbai  

Garuda Indonesia strengthens its global presence with a new service to Mumbai

  Garuda Indonesia, the airline of Indonesia, further strengthens its global presence by launching a new service from Jakarta to Mumbai via Bangkok today. Mumbai serves as the airline&......
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MOU signed between DY Patil University’s School of  Hospitality and Tourism Studies and TAAI  

MOU signed between DY Patil University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies and TAAI

DY Patil University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies in Navi Mumbai and TAAI signed a MOU for 3 years on December 2nd, 2016, to enhance the Academia and Industry partnership for th......
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India Registers 10.4% growth in Foreign Tourists Arrivals in October 2016 over the Same Period in 2015  

India Registers 10.4% growth in Foreign Tourists Arrivals in October 2016 over the Same Period in 2015

BANGLADESH ACCOUNTS FOR HIGHEST SHARE OF TOURIST ARRIVALS FOLLOWED BY USA AND UK IN OCTOBER 2016 RS. 12, 303 CRORE FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNED THROU......
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Air India to double turboprop fleet  

Air India to double turboprop fleet

Ten more ATRs to be leased by Alliance Air for regional routes   Air India is planning to add more turboprop aircraft to serve more remote and regional destinations across Indi......
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Vietnam: An Ideal Destination For Corporate Meet  

Vietnam: An Ideal Destination For Corporate Meet

When organizing a corporate event, conference or incentive trip, there are numerous factors that have to be considered. Cost is often the main factor when considering venues, and of course the pric......
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Air India Pilot Arrested at Mumbai Airport for Allegedly Smuggling Gold Bars Worth Rs. 16 lakh  

Air India Pilot Arrested at Mumbai Airport for Allegedly Smuggling Gold Bars Worth Rs. 16 lakh

  A senior pilot of Air India was arrested from the Mumbai Airport on Wednesday evening for allegedly smuggling gold bars worth Rs. 16 lakh.......
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Indian Visitor Arrivals to Ras Al Khaimah up 23% in First Six Months of 2016  

Indian Visitor Arrivals to Ras Al Khaimah up 23% in First Six Months of 2016

Ras Al Khaimah recorded a 23 per cent increase in visitors from India during the first six months of 2016 compared to the corresponding January-June period last year, according to the Ras Al Khaima......
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South Africa declared Best Adventure Tourism Destination at the 10th Today’s Traveller Awards  

South Africa declared Best Adventure Tourism Destination at the 10th Today’s Traveller Awards

  ~Reinforces its position as the ultimate paradise for adrenaline lovers ~   South African Touris......
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. . West India Travel Awards Winner List . .  

. . West India Travel Awards Winner List . .

In its third edition, West India Travel Awards gathered the best-known faces and companies in the tourism industry. The deserving were honoured on August 5, 2016, at Novotel Pune Nagar......
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. . . Jaipur - Exploring The Pink City . . . .  

. . . Jaipur - Exploring The Pink City . . . .

At the top of every tourist’s list, India’s Pink City is a delightful fusion of tradition and modernity, blended impeccably. With its rich, ancient heritage, colourful culture and the e......
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Ministry of Tourism, Government of India Presents  National Tourism Awards 2014-15  

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India Presents National Tourism Awards 2014-15

  The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India annually presents National Tourism Awards to various segments of the travel, touris......
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Air India Flight  

Air India Flight "AI773" rocked by Clear-Air Turbulence

Images Copyright : Mumbai Mirror   About 100 passengers aboard AI773 momentarily faced mid-air panic as the Air India aircraft encountered ......
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South African Consulate & Smile Foundation celebrate ‘Mandela Day’ in Mumbai on 18th July!!  

South African Consulate & Smile Foundation celebrate ‘Mandela Day’ in Mumbai on 18th July!!

The foreign diplomats & children of Smile Foundation paint the classrooms of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad School at Dharavi (Mumba......
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Visually stunning places to see in Taiwan   

Visually stunning places to see in Taiwan

Celebrate the uniqueness of Taiwan which has been described as the most underrated travel destination to travel in Asia. The g......
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Taiwan - A must-visit destination for young travelers !   

Taiwan - A must-visit destination for young travelers !

  Taiwan remains a youth magnet for the new generation willing to understand and uncover the......
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179.9% Growth In Tourists Arrival In India On E-Tourist Visa  

179.9% Growth In Tourists Arrival In India On E-Tourist Visa

179.9% GROWTH IN TOURISTS ARRIVAL ON E-TOURIST VISA IN MAY 2016 OVER THE SAME PERIOD IN 2015  USA CONTINUES TO OCCUPY......
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 Salzburg saw a whopping increase of 81% Indian arrivals in comparison to 2015  

Salzburg saw a whopping increase of 81% Indian arrivals in comparison to 2015

Salzburg has definitely caught the fancy of the Indian travelers this s......
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Travelers crown South Africa the undisputed champion destination for Wildlife for the fifth time in a row  

Travelers crown South Africa the undisputed champion destination for Wildlife for the fifth time in a row

~The ‘Best International Destination for Wildlife’ award was bestowed on South African Tourism at the Lonely Planet Travel Awards 2016 ~ ......
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TUTC’s Luxury Camp opens in Ladakh  

TUTC’s Luxury Camp opens in Ladakh "Operational from 15 May 2016 to 10 October 2016"

TUTC Camps in Ladakh to be operational from 15 May 2016 to 10 October 2016   Mumbai, 16th May 2016 : How about starting and ending your day amidst the highest levels of luxury,......
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Indian Govt clears path for land amphibious buses for the tourist cause  

Indian Govt clears path for land amphibious buses for the tourist cause

Clearing a path for handling of land amphibious buses for tourism purposes, road transport ministry has set the standards for such vehicles. With the capacity to run both on road and on water, the ......
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Performance of Tourism Sector ,  

Performance of Tourism Sector , "Government of India" during March, 2016

  Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals "FTAs" on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port- w......
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Jordan Tourism Board Conducts Wedding Planners FAM  

Jordan Tourism Board Conducts Wedding Planners FAM

  Jordan Tourism Board recently held a Mega Wedding Planners FAM to Jordan from India. The participants were from prominent wedding planning companies from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalo......
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Medical tourism heading towards a boost in Maharastra  

Medical tourism heading towards a boost in Maharastra

Maharashtra to set up a medical tourism promotion council to utilise the state’s potential in the medical tourism sector under Maharashtra government’s new tourism policy, which could i......
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Possible 4th runway for IGI Airport  

Possible 4th runway for IGI Airport

Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Monday submitted plans of expanding IGI airport's infrastructure in constructing a fourth runway to cope with the increasing demand of air travel. ......
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Regal Hotels International hoping for double digit growth from India in 2016  

Regal Hotels International hoping for double digit growth from India in 2016

Hong Kong-based Regal Hotels International has turned into a prominent hotel choice among the visitors from India. On her late visit to India, Frances Wang, Group Director of Sales-Business Develop......
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Maharastra hoping to woo tourists with a new tourism policy  

Maharastra hoping to woo tourists with a new tourism policy

Make in India Week brought Maharashtra MoUs worth Rs 20,000 crore for tourism projects and development in the tourism industry. Now, the state has released a new tourism policy with attractive tax ......
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 104th Bihar Utsav 2016 was inaugurated on 22nd March 2016 at INA  

104th Bihar Utsav 2016 was inaugurated on 22nd March 2016 at INA

The 104th Bihar Diwas, Bihar Utsav 2016 was inaugurated on 22nd March 2016 at INA, Dilli Haat, Delhi by Shri Jai Kumar Singh, Minister, Department of Industries, Govt. of......
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Amazing Thailand, recently won the readers choice award for – My Favorite Spa  

Amazing Thailand, recently won the readers choice award for – My Favorite Spa

Destination in Asia, at the 9th Asia Spa awards. The awards were held on 3rd March 2016 at ITC Grand Central, Mumbai. TAT New Delhi was represented by Mr Chanyuth Sawetsuwan (Assistant Director TAT......
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The Food Festival that opens up India  

The Food Festival that opens up India

Foodies in India have a new focus on which to cheer! Drawing inspiration from the culinary trend in India, a 10-day multi-city food extravaganza called 'Beyond F......
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JetPrivilege introduces 30th Airline partner Korean Air  

JetPrivilege introduces 30th Airline partner Korean Air

Effectively from 1st March 2016, people can now explore the Pacific Rim with the introduction of our 30th Air......
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Novotel Visakhapatnam manages to host the International Fleet Review 2016  

Novotel Visakhapatnam manages to host the International Fleet Review 2016

Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach, AccorHotels’ largest all-sea facing convention centre on India’s Eastern coast, successfully hosted the ‘International Fleet Review  2016&r......
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Celebration in Thailand for 1,000,000 arrivals in 2015  

Celebration in Thailand for 1,000,000 arrivals in 2015

As Thailand’s sixth largest market globally in 2015, India obviously is a place of importance to Thailand tourism stakeholders. Additionally, India has displayed a steady tourist flow and pro......
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6.8% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in January 2016  according to BOI  

6.8% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in January 2016 according to BOI

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI) and Foreign Exchange Earn......
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Minor Hotel Group Announces Launch of Oaks Brand in India  

Minor Hotel Group Announces Launch of Oaks Brand in India

Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 136 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Afri......
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 AccorHotels appoints Rajesh Gopalakrishnan as new G.M for IBIS Chennai City Centre.  

AccorHotels appoints Rajesh Gopalakrishnan as new G.M for IBIS Chennai City Centre.

AccorHotels, the world’s largest and leading hotel operator, has appointed Rajesh Gopalakrishnan as the General Manager for the newly opened  ibis Chennai City Centre.  ......
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Indonesian Tourism targets 350,000 Indian visitors in 2016  

Indonesian Tourism targets 350,000 Indian visitors in 2016

The Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia (MOT) continues to aggressively promote "Wonderful Indonesia" in the Indian market which is considered as one of potential markets for Indonesian tourism.  ......
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 South African Tourism flags off its Annual Roadshow  

South African Tourism flags off its Annual Roadshow

South African Tourism kick-started the 2016 edition of their biggest travel trade engagement initiative -13th annual Roadshow. The roadshow will be held in four cities , starting with Kolkata on 18......
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Israel tourism targets 50 per increase in Indian tourist  

Israel tourism targets 50 per increase in Indian tourist

MR. Amir Halevi , Director General of IMOT  Interview


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Maharashtra government organises Raigad festival  

Maharashtra government organises Raigad festival

Maharashtra's state culture department has organised 6-day Raigad festival starting from January 21 at the landmark Raigad Fort, about 170 km from Mumbai, to popularise the grand structure, k......
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GoAir launches four new flight routes  

GoAir launches four new flight routes

GoAir, the Indian low-cost carrier, has embarked on a major expansion of its domestic operations, with four new routes and a series of additional flight frequencies.   The four......
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Crown it partners with OYO Rooms  

Crown it partners with OYO Rooms

Merchant discovery and privileges platform Crown-it recently announced its partnership with OYO Rooms. The strategic allianc......
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MTDC  launches helicopter tours  

MTDC launches helicopter tours

Pawan Hans Ltd launches new Heli Tours, which are being supported by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC).Visitors to Mumbai will now be able to get a bird’s eye view of the......
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Air India to launch Delhi to  Gorakhpur services  

Air India to launch Delhi to Gorakhpur services

Air India has announced plans to launch a new service linking Delhi with Gorakhpur, a city in Uttar Pradesh located close to the border with Nepal. Commencing on 15 January, the route......
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Navi Mumbai International Airport to commence operation by 2019  

Navi Mumbai International Airport to commence operation by 2019

Recently, Four bidders were selected for the planned Navi Mumbai International Airport, where country’s Aviation Ministry met with the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) and ......
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Maharashtra govt seek help form private hotels  

Maharashtra govt seek help form private hotels

Maharashtra government is in talks with private hotel chains to improve the quality of its resorts by bringing them on board as partners, in an attempt to promote the state as a tourist destination......
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Air India starts Delhi San Francisco direct operations  

Air India starts Delhi San Francisco direct operations

Flag Carrier Air India commenced the first ever non-stop flight operations between Delhi and Silicon Valley hub, San Francisco with international connections. With the commencement of Delhi-S......
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Jet Airways expand its global network with delta airlines and KLM  

Jet Airways expand its global network with delta airlines and KLM

Jet Airways will significantly expand its international network next year, following the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Delta Air Lines and KLM. The new arra......
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Singapore Presents Quality Content at Asia TV Forum and Market and ScreenSingapore 2015  

Singapore Presents Quality Content at Asia TV Forum and Market and ScreenSingapore 2015

SINGAPORE, Dec 3, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore presents more than 1,050 hours of compelling Asian stories made for the global audience at the Asia TV Forum & ......
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Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in China Appoints Manish Puri as General Manager  

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in China Appoints Manish Puri as General Manager

New Delhi, November 2015 – Manish Puri has been appointed general manager at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain which is located at the gateway to the majestic Qing Cheng Mo......
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SpiceJet flags off direct flight to Dubai from Amritsar  

SpiceJet flags off direct flight to Dubai from Amritsar

SpiceJet, India’s favourite budget airline, today launched its direct flight services to Dubai from the historic city of Amritsar with traditional flag-off and......
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Air India has announced a nonstop flight between Delhi and San Francisco from December 2  

Air India has announced a nonstop flight between Delhi and San Francisco from December 2

Air India has announced a non-stop flight between Delhi and San Francisco from December 2. This will be the only non-stop link between India and the west coast of America. TOI had reported la......
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