Overseas Leisure Tourism from India Set to Rise
Dubai, Thailand, France, Singapore and Malaysia account for over 50 per cent of Indian leisure arrivals overseas, according to a recent report.
Malaysia Aims to Increase Indian Tourist Arrivals to 1 Million Per Year by 2020
Malaysia hopes tourist arrivals from India will pick up this year by 20 to 30 per cent, Tourism Malaysia chairman Dr Siew Ka Wei said.
Indian Domestic Aviation Market is Third Largest in the World: Report
Domestic airlines in India carried 57.5 million passengers from April to September in 2017, according to the recent economic survey report.
Verification Certificate Not Required for Tatkal Passports Now
The recommendation of a Class 1 officer is no longer required while applying for a passport under the Tatkal or instant category.
Chandigarh Named in NYT List of Places to Go in 2018
Chandigarh is the only Indian destination to be featured on the New York Times’ "52 Places to Go in 2018" list.
To Rid the Taj Mahal of Its Grime, India Prescribes a Mud Bath
To remove discoloration, workers suspended on scaffolding are caking Fuller’s earth on the entire monument. The mud is then washed off, leaving a pristine surface.
UK Launches Campaign to Encourage Indians to Apply for Visitor Visas Earlier
The 'Beat the Peak' campaign aims to encourage Indian visitors to utilize UK's post-dated visa offer.
Indian American Passengers Claim Airline Deported Them From Moscow to India
The Indian passengers had flown in from New Delhi to Moscow, from where they were supposed to catch a flight to New York.
China’s Passport Strength Improves to Leave India Far Behind
China is at the 75th spot while India is ranked 86th in a recent global ranking of passport strength.
Foreign Tourists Arrivals in India Crossed 10 Million in 2017
India earned $27 billion from foreign tourist arrivals in 2017.