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India organises seminar in Kuwait to attract tourists

India organizes seminar in Kuwait to attract tourists

DUBAI: In its efforts to attract more and more tourists from the Gulf and the Middle East region, India has organized a seminar in Kuwait to provide a glimpse of… Read more »



Mixture of heritage site & rich wildlife A tiny village that derives its name from two hills – Ran and Thambor, Ranthambore in the state of Rajasthan is endowed with a magnificent… Read more »


Aus launches ‘Match Australia’ ahead of World Cup

MELBOURNE: Australia has launched the ‘Match Australia Sports Business program’ ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with an aim to promote its trade, investment, tourism and international education with… Read more »


Tourism to add 7.5% to GDP in 2014

NEW DELHI: The contribution of travel and tourism to the country’s GDP is expected to rise by 7.5 per cent to Rs 2,34,145 crore this year. Travel and tourism had… Read more »

77 % air passengers hooked to smart watches

77 % air passengers hooked to smart watches

NEW DELHI: A major chunk of air travelers the world over are tech-savvy and are gradually getting hooked to using devices like smart watches and glasses to help them on… Read more »

Electric cars demonstrate use on mountains

Electric cars demonstrate use on mountains

CARBONDALE, Colo.: Electric-car advocates staged a rally on scenic western Colorado highways in an effort to show that the technology is practical for mountain travel and sightseeing. The Electric Vehicle… Read more »



A shallow sand beach extending to 7km Digha is West Bengal’s most popular sea resort. It is located 187 km south west of Kolkata. Digha has a low gradient with… Read more »



Crucial link of India with North East Siliguri is located ideally in Siliguri Corridor (Chicken’s neck), which is a thin strip of land connecting the Mainland of India with the… Read more »

Brand USA eyes over 1 mn Indian visitors

Brand USA eyes over 1 mn Indian visitors

NEW DELHI: Aiming to attract over a million visitors from India, the US is undertaking various promotional initiatives to position itself as a premier travel destination. Brand USA, established by… Read more »


Innovation key to attract tourists to Kerala

KOCHI: Innovation is the key to attract tourists to God’s Own country – Kerala, where there is ‘incredible’ opportunity waiting to be tapped, a top official said here. “We are… Read more »


Rajasthan to introduce ‘Night Tourism’ from Nov

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government has decided to introduce ‘Night Tourism’ in the state from November to give an impetus to tourism. This would mean that the monuments which now close… Read more »


Govt announces focus on 50 tourist circuits

GOA: The Ministry of Tourism has identified 50 tourist circuits for development. These include Cruise Tourism for Goa, Core Buddhist Circuit, Pilgrimage circuits which include Varanasi Ghat etc. The latter… Read more »



Jaisalmer, nicknamed as Golden City by Rajput clans, is the most attractive tourist spot in Rajasthan, India. It is a vibrant tourist location with number of mind blowing attractions such… Read more »

Chinese woman publishes travelogue on India

Chinese woman publishes travelogue on India

BEIJING: A brush with Bollywood stars, encounters with Maoists besides exposure to election campaigning enlivens the narrative of a rare backpack Chinese woman’s transformative journey to the nooks and corners… Read more »


Goa expects maximum tourists from Russia

PANAJI: The economic slowdown in Russia has pushed the Goa tourism department to run their activities more aggressively towards the European country, besides aiming for travelers from Commonwealth of Independent… Read more »


Keel laid for new cruise vessel for tourists

KOCHI: The keel of the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation Ltd (KSINC)’s sea going vessel for tourists was laid by Fisheries Minister K Babu. The new vessel has been… Read more »

Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park

Crown in the wildlife heritage of Madhya Pradesh Bandhavgarh National Park is located around 195 km off Jabalpur and 210 km off Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. Considered as the crown… Read more »

German Tourism holds road shows in Kerala

German Tourism holds road shows in Kerala

KOCHI: With Germany expecting double digit growth on tourist arrivals from India this year, the country’s Tourism Board is wooing visitors from across the country, holding road shows and showcasing… Read more »


Gujarat eyes 18% growth in tourist arrivals

MUMBAI: Aiming up to 18 per cent growth in the tourist footfall in Gujarat and promoting it as a global tourist destination, the State Tourism Corporation has planned to spend… Read more »

Direct Air Seychelles flights from India soon

Direct Air Seychelles flights from India soon

MUMBAI: To smoothen communication between the two countries and deepen tourism ties, Air Seychelles will soon begin direct flights between Mumbai and Seychelles, Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister Alain St… Read more »