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Tourism Minister launches the new Incredible India website  

Tourism Minister launches the new Incredible India website

The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism Shri K.J. Alphons launched the new Incredible India website in New Delhi today. The website showcases India as a holistic destination, revolving around major......
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Brussels Airlines flies Red Devils and their fans to Russia  

Brussels Airlines flies Red Devils and their fans to Russia

As the official airline of the Belgian Red Devils, Brussels Airlines flies the national team as well as their fans to Russia. Trident, the official Belgian Red Devils aircraft is bringing the Belgi......
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Qatar Airways Commences Final Preparations Before Take-Off To The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia  

Qatar Airways Commences Final Preparations Before Take-Off To The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM just one week away, Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, is preparing to unite football fans from around the world as it begins th......
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PATA elects new executive board. . .  

PATA elects new executive board. . .

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Capilano University......
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India, China lead growth in January-April visitor arrivals to Thailand  

India, China lead growth in January-April visitor arrivals to Thailand

Led by a 30% increase in visitor arrivals from China and a 17% growth from India, the Thai tourism industry has recorded total international arrivals of 13.7 million in January-April 2018, up 13.9%......
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Over 7 lakhs Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April 2018, registering a growth of 4.4% over April 2017  

Over 7 lakhs Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April 2018, registering a growth of 4.4% over April 2017

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of information received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI). The following are the impor......
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VITS Hotels launches three properties in Phuket, Thailand  

VITS Hotels launches three properties in Phuket, Thailand

VITS Luxury Hotels has rolled out three boutique properties in the picturesque island of Phuket, Thailand’s most popular tour destination. VITS a leading brand of luxury hotels had recently s......
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Over 4 Lakhs Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India for Medical Purpose during 2016: Tourism Minister  

Over 4 Lakhs Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India for Medical Purpose during 2016: Tourism Minister

The number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India for medical purpose during 2016 were 4,27,014.   The total Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism during 2015, ......
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January Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors  

January Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2018 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 4.6% compared to January 2......
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ITB Berlin 2018: Strong economic boost from the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®  

ITB Berlin 2018: Strong economic boost from the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®

ITB Berlin reflects worldwide dynamic developments and growth in the travel industry. From 7 to 11 March 2018, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® will again be the industry’s me......
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Radisson Hotel Group announces Radisson Collection  

Radisson Hotel Group announces Radisson Collection

The newly rebranded Radisson Hotel Group(TM) announces Radisson Collection(TM), a premium collection of exceptional hotels in landmark locations. Driven by consumer demand for individuality a......
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Banyan Tree Samui Dials in Smartphones for Guests  

Banyan Tree Samui Dials in Smartphones for Guests

Banyan Tree Samui, a luxurious 88-villa beachfront resort on one of Thailand’s most compelling island destinations, is now offering its guests a Portiersmartphone along with the room keys at ......
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8.4% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in january, 2018 over january, 2017  

8.4% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in january, 2018 over january, 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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2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor  

2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2017 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) for the year ended 31 December rose......
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OTM Mumbai concludes with a huge success, with 98% of them likely to return in 2019  

OTM Mumbai concludes with a huge success, with 98% of them likely to return in 2019

OTM Mumbai, deemed as one of the largest travel trade show, witnessed a heavy footfall this ......
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Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018  

Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018

JAL Group (JAL) announced its flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes during FY2018 (ending March 31, 2019). In December 2017, JAL announced double daily se......
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Thailand ready for ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai  

Thailand ready for ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai

Thailand is ready to host the 37th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) between 22-26 January, 2018, a......
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2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years  

2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years

International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7% in 2017 to reach a total of 1,322 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This strong momentum is expected to cont......
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Bengal to unveil revamped tourism policy by month end  

Bengal to unveil revamped tourism policy by month end

According to a Echos of India report, the West Bengal Government is set to unveil a revamped tourism policy by the end of this month, a top official has said. The government also hopes to utilise......
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15.2% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in december 2017 over december 2016  

15.2% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in december 2017 over december 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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First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year  

First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year

Featuring more than 2,940 exhibitors from around the world, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery Fair concluded successfull......
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Atlantis, The Palm secures another Guinness World Record!  

Atlantis, The Palm secures another Guinness World Record!

Atlantis, The Palm teamed up with luxury US caviar company AmStur this New Year’s Eve to create the impossible and break the Guinness World Record™ for the world’s largest caviar ......
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NEW MUSEUM OPENS AT AMMUNITION HILL, JERUSALEM  

NEW MUSEUM OPENS AT AMMUNITION HILL, JERUSALEM

A new museum has been inaugurated at Ammunition Hill, Jerusalem, presenting insight from the Six-Day War, Battle of Jerusalem, in 1967. This includes information about the Israeli Air Force, the Je......
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Kerala Tourism to kick off Phase II of its promotional campaign next month  

Kerala Tourism to kick off Phase II of its promotional campaign next month

Kerala Tourism is set to come up with a three-month long international campaign in its bid to lure foreign tourists to the state. The campaign would be the second phase of its efforts in this......
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Southern and Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East drive tourism growth through October 2017  

Southern and Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East drive tourism growth through October 2017

Destinations around the world welcomed 1.1 billion international tourists between January and October 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This represents a 7% increase ......
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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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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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Brexit talks top the agenda on the opening day of WTM London  

Brexit talks top the agenda on the opening day of WTM London

Fears about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the travel trade dominated debates at World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry.
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism on track for a record year  

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism on track for a record year

Demand for international tourism remained strong during the Northern Hemisphere summer peak season. International tourist arrivals in July and August <......
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New policy on the cards to boost medical tourism  

New policy on the cards to boost medical tourism

According to a report by Sushmi Dey in The Times of India, the government plans to bring out a policy to promote India as a key destination for medical tourism. The proposed policy aims to promot......
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Open House Jerusalem 2017  

Open House Jerusalem 2017

Some of Jerusalem’s most fascinating architectural treasures will open their doors to the public for the Annual Open House Jerusalem festival, which takes place for the third year r......
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Alila Hotels and Resorts to aggressively focus on Indian market  

Alila Hotels and Resorts to aggressively focus on Indian market

Alila Hotels and Resorts has recorded a growth of 20 to 30% from the Indian market across all its international properties over the last three years. The company is now looking towards concentratin......
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Tourism is growing despite terror fears  

Tourism is growing despite terror fears

Fear of terrorism is a major factor in holiday planning – Large variation in safety perceptions of different destinations – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse global shift......
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Star Studded 18th World Gourmet Festival Returns to Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel in A Gastronomic Landmark Year  

Star Studded 18th World Gourmet Festival Returns to Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel in A Gastronomic Landmark Year

During a year when the Thai capital is taking its rightful place on the international culinary stage - from being ranked as the best city in the world for street food and the top spot in Asia's......
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Flydubai receives its first Boeing 737 MAX 8  

Flydubai receives its first Boeing 737 MAX 8

Flydubai has received its first 737 MAX 8 from Boeing. With this, flydubai has become the frist carrier in the Middle East carrier the first in the region to operate Boeing’s newest single-ai......
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“A Home Unknown“: Lufthansa Travels Alongside German Star Actress Emilia Schüle  

“A Home Unknown“: Lufthansa Travels Alongside German Star Actress Emilia Schüle

As of today, the #inspiredby Heimweh - A Home Unknown campaign again explores personal origins and identity. The newest episode is a visual journey trailing German star actress Emilia Schüle a......
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Qatar Airways Increases Frequency To Moscow With Additional Daily Flight  

Qatar Airways Increases Frequency To Moscow With Additional Daily Flight

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has added additional flights to its Moscow route, bringing the total frequency to 21 flights per week between Doha and the Russian capital. Commencing 2......
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Qatar Airways Congratulates Germany On Winning The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017  

Qatar Airways Congratulates Germany On Winning The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, congratulates Germany on winning the final match of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 which took place Sunday night in St. Petersbur......
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Thailand Travel Mart 2017 ends successful two-year run in Chiang Mai, moves to Pattaya in 2018	 

Thailand Travel Mart 2017 ends successful two-year run in Chiang Mai, moves to Pattaya in 2018

Thailand’s main travel trade show, the Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) has ended a successful two-year run in the Northern capital of Chiang M......
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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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Emirates touches down in Croatia  

Emirates touches down in Croatia

Emirates’ inaugural Boeing 777-300ER flight from Dubai touched down in Zagreb to a water cannon salute and traditional Croatian folk dancers, with more than 350 passengers on board. &......
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Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing  

Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have celebrated the Turkish flag-carrier’s new direct delivery with a special event within this afternoon at its base at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The airline took......
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TripAdvisor announces world's top landmarks with Travelers' Choice Awards  

TripAdvisor announces world's top landmarks with Travelers' Choice Awards

Angkor Wat is the #1 Landmark in the World     TripAdvisor, the travel planning a......
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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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Egypt Pitches For More Travellers From India As Tourism Picks Up  

Egypt Pitches For More Travellers From India As Tourism Picks Up

A string of violent incidents in the past six years have dealt a serious blow to Egypt’s tourism sector, but there has been an upswing in the number of visitors owing to the improved security......
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Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers  

Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers

The 32nd Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The concurrent 12th......
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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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Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia.  

Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia.

Samara, 250th international destination of global carrier has been added to the extensive flight network within today.   Permanently reinforcing its position a......
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PATA creates new boundaries of adventure tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China  

PATA creates new boundaries of adventure tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China

The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2017 (ATCM 2017) in conjunction with the Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo ended on Monday, April 4, 2017 in Lu......
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India got 5th rank on Medical Tourism Index globally  

India got 5th rank on Medical Tourism Index globally

India currently ranks 5th on the Medical Tourism Index globally and 2nd in Asia as per the International Healthcare and Research Centre statistics. This portrays a potential opportunity for I......
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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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Turkish Airlines mentions two new routes to its Russian flight network  

Turkish Airlines mentions two new routes to its Russian flight network

Voronezh and Samara will be the most recent destinations of Turkish Airlines to be served in Russia. Currently operating to Moscow, St.Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa, Ast......
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New boutique hotel, Villa Brown Jerusalem, to open in April 2017  

New boutique hotel, Villa Brown Jerusalem, to open in April 2017

The Villa Brown Jerusalem, the newest addition to the Brown Hotels group, is a 24-room boutique hotel property set to open in April 2017. Th......
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Garuda Indonesia to launch direct flight Jakarta - Moscow in August 2017  

Garuda Indonesia to launch direct flight Jakarta - Moscow in August 2017

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia plans to launch direct flights from Jakarta to Moscow in August 2017. Operated by Airbus A330-200, this route will be served 3 times a week. The plan wa......
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SATTE 2017: A milestone for travel and tourism industry  

SATTE 2017: A milestone for travel and tourism industry

SATTE, South Asia’s leading B2B travel trade show, is all set to kickstart its 24th edition. The show, to be held from February 15-17, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, expects to......
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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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"YourTravelSecretary" Receives the Most Coveted India Travel Awards North for “Best Customised Tour Operator” 2016-17

Barely in its fourth year of existence, “YourTravelSecretary” won the most coveted India Travel Awards North for the year 2016-17 for the category &l......
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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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Tourists arrivals to Thailand rose upto 9% 2016  

Tourists arrivals to Thailand rose upto 9% 2016

Tourist arrivals to Thailand rose 9% to 32.6 million in 2016, generating 1.6 trillion baht in revenue, up 12.6%, according to Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul
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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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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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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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 . . . Trump’s Daunting Foreign Challenges . . .  

. . . Trump’s Daunting Foreign Challenges . . .

Article by : Alon Ben-Meir   If nothing else, the 2016 elections have once again reaffirmed America&......
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Thailand introduced Unique Local Experiences to the world at WTM 2016  

Thailand introduced Unique Local Experiences to the world at WTM 2016

Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana (Right) H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn,......
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 The Afghanistan Quagmire: Time For An Exit Strategy  

The Afghanistan Quagmire: Time For An Exit Strategy

Article by : Alon Ben-Meir    Two weeks ago, President Obama announced that the US will draw down its troops in Afghanistan......
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 Motions of the Ocean – Per Aquum Brings Ballet to the Maldives  

Motions of the Ocean – Per Aquum Brings Ballet to the Maldives

Until now the only type of ballet to be found in the Maldives has been the graceful antics of manta rays.  PER AQUUM is changing the tempo this August with one-of-a-kind performances at PER AQ......
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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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Israel's  Virtual Tourist Office Goes Live!  

Israel's Virtual Tourist Office Goes Live!

    The Israel Ministry of Tourism has recently launched the Israel Virtual Tourist Office, offering new and easily accessible channels to receive information about anythi......
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The Global Crisis Of Leadership  

The Global Crisis Of Leadership

Article by - Dr. Alon Ben-Meir   A question often raised is: are leaders a reflection of their time, or are they individuals who rise to an......
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Emirates gives assurance on support for Seychelles tourism  

Emirates gives assurance on support for Seychelles tourism

Emirates, the world's largest worldwide airline, today reestablished its backing to mutually advance tourism in the Seychelles by developing its worldwide promoting assention (MOU) with the Tou......
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Indian tourism ministry introduces National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board  

Indian tourism ministry introduces National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

The government of India as of late has created the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board to give devoted institutional structure to advance therapeutic tourism and the Indian arrangement of p......
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Tourism income anticipated to decrease by 40% by December 2016 for Egypt Tourism  

Tourism income anticipated to decrease by 40% by December 2016 for Egypt Tourism

Tourism incomes will tumble to $3.5bn in 2016, contrasted with $6.1bn in 2015 because of the continuing with suspension of Russian and British flights to Egypt, says El-Zayat. Russian touri......
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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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Egypt sees decline in tourists arrivals  

Egypt sees decline in tourists arrivals

Visitor entries to Egypt fell by around 45.9% in February in a year-over-year examination, agreeing a report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Monday. ......
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Russian Domestic tourism in 2015 grew by 1.3 million tourists  

Russian Domestic tourism in 2015 grew by 1.3 million tourists

Domestic tourism in Russia rose by 1.3 million tourists in 2015 when compared to the previous year, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, reported by Federal Agency for Tourism ......
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Israel gives numbers in tourism growth from 2015  

Israel gives numbers in tourism growth from 2015

Israel is looking towards East Asia to China and India & other countries of the region to help drive tourism expenditure and arrivals in the country, as visits to the country have stil haven......
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Record number of foreign tourists arrivals expected by the Greek Tourism Confederation  

Record number of foreign tourists arrivals expected by the Greek Tourism Confederation

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), has estimated arrivals of 25 million tourists this year, and the earnings will a surpluss of 15 million euro instead of last year’s 14.2 million, accor......
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VisitRussia opens office in Kuwait in a hop to increase visitor numbers  

VisitRussia opens office in Kuwait in a hop to increase visitor numbers

The newest VisitRussia tourist office opens in the Gulf state of Kuwait on March 28 with the opening being attended by Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky and Deputy Head of the Russian F......
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Turkish tourism industry hit hard after bombings  

Turkish tourism industry hit hard after bombings

Tourism revenue is expected to fall this year costing the country $8 Billion.   Suicide bombings in Istanbul, a skirmish with the Kremlin have tarnished the country's touri......
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Tourists avoiding Turkey after terrorist activity outbreak  

Tourists avoiding Turkey after terrorist activity outbreak

A string of terrorist assaults faulted for Islamic State or Kurdish activists, on top of a conciliatory fight with Russia, are battering Turkey's once flourishing tourism industry, which had be......
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Commencement of World’s leading travel trade show – ITB Berlin  

Commencement of World’s leading travel trade show – ITB Berlin

Celebrating 50 years now, ITB Berlin has started with a huge success.  As the Leading Travel Trade Show, ITB Berlin is the foremost business platform for global touristic offers. In addition t......
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The World Travel and Tourism Council announces World Visitor Index  

The World Travel and Tourism Council announces World Visitor Index

European Cities Marketing announced 4.2% growth in city tourism in 2015. London, Paris and Rome take top slot, China grew by 32%, while Italy and Russia are struggling to recover.......
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New action plan to assist Greece in terms of tourism  

New action plan to assist Greece in terms of tourism

Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Elena Kountoura reported a national project to advance Greek tourism abroad, reinforce piece of the pie, secure income development and backing those Ae......
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24x7 Toll Free Multi Lingual Tourist Help Line launched by Ministry of Tourism  

24x7 Toll Free Multi Lingual Tourist Help Line launched by Ministry of Tourism

The Ministry of Tourism has launched the “24x7 Toll Free Multi-Lingual Tourist Help Line in 12 International Languages on 8TH fEBRAURY 2016. This service will be available on toll free number......
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Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok reveals The Grandest Presidential Suite  

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok reveals The Grandest Presidential Suite

Following an extensive renovation of its historic Authors’ Wing, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is delighted to unveil the city’s grandest presidential suite, the Grand Royal Suite, overloo......
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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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Dr. Mahesh Sharma Launches 24x7 toll free Tourist Info line  

Dr. Mahesh Sharma Launches 24x7 toll free Tourist Info line

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State  for Tourism & Culture and Minister , launched the “24x7 Toll Free Tourist Info line in 12 International Languages including Hindi and Englis......
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Kerala Tourism to connect Thiruvananthapuram Kochi and Kozhikode  

Kerala Tourism to connect Thiruvananthapuram Kochi and Kozhikode

While the fate of the Cruise-ship connecting Colombo, Kochi and Maldives is still uncertain, the Kerala government is going ahead with another cruise tourism project connecting Thiruvananthapuram, ......
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SATTE 2016 reflects a positive impact  in the Travel and Tourism Industry  

SATTE 2016 reflects a positive impact in the Travel and Tourism Industry

UBM India launched the 23rd edition of South Asia’s leading travel trade show SATTE (January 29th – 31st) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Dr Mahesh Sharma, Union Minister of State for Tou......
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Liquor ban kills tourism in kerala  

Liquor ban kills tourism in kerala

The tourism industry in Kerala has urged the government to constitute a regulatory body to regulate uncontrolled growth and check unhealthy practices in the sector.   The recom......
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Mali hotel attack: Bamako  

Mali hotel attack: Bamako

Mali has begun three days of national mourning following Friday's militant Islamist attack on a hotel in the capital, Bamako, in which 19 people were killed. Malian......
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Airlines flying over the Middle East at alert  

Airlines flying over the Middle East at alert

European authorities have warned airlines flying over the Middle East that Russia is firing long-range missiles into Syria that could collide with their passenger......
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Ukraine bans Russian airlines from flying in to the country beginning Oct. 25  

Ukraine bans Russian airlines from flying in to the country beginning Oct. 25

Ukraine's prime minister says Russian airlines will be banned from flying into the country, the latest attempt to put pressure on Russia as the conflict in eastern Ukraine grinds on.
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