Oct 182012

The ban on tiger tourism has been lifted in core sanctuary areas of India. The decision is sure to bring huge smiles to wildlife devotees who planned to grab tickets on flights to the country. Much to the glee of wildlife enthusiasts taking tickets on flights landing in India, the temporary ban on tourism in core areas of India’s tiger « Continue Reading »

Sep 202012

The WTTC believes India’s tourism industry has been performing well. New figures have confirmed what everyone who has ever been on a holiday to India already knew – that tourism in the country is thriving. Members of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) are currently meeting in the IndianInitiative Retreat in Kerala and the group revealed « Continue Reading »

Jul 102012

India and the UAE will sign an MoU aiming to double the two-way flow of tourists between both the countries by 2015. There has been a reasonable rise in the number of people booking flights to India from the Gulf and Middle East. In a bid to increase the figure of tourists taking flights to India, the country is going « Continue Reading »

Jun 302012

India looking to double 6.3m tourists The Indian tourist board is on a major drive to double the number of visitors to the country by 2016. Foreign tourist arrivals in India reached 6.29 million in 2011. As of May this year, this figure was 2.8 million, the Press Trust of India reports. Speaking to the news provider on the sidelines « Continue Reading »

Jun 252012

India tourism sector is growing India has set out its goals for boosting tourism, as it targets a one per cent share of the world’s tourist arrivals. At a meeting of the Tourism Advisory Council, union tourism minister Shri Subodh Kant Sahai said that Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) to India during 2011 were 6.29 million, up 8.9 per cent on « Continue Reading »

Jul 292011

Wanderlust editor Dan Linstead has claimed there are a huge number of eco-tourism projects available. Travellers who take cheap flights to India may find they can get involved in some great eco-tourism initiatives, as a travel industry source has claimed such projects are available all over the world. Editor of Wanderlust magazine Dan Linstead suggested there has been a “huge shift” « Continue Reading »

Jan 072011

New figures show that India saw strong visitor numbers from the US, UK and Bangladesh during 2009. New figures show that India saw strong visitor numbers from the US, UK and Bangladesh during 2009. Data from the Tourism Ministry shows that a total of 803,021 people travelled from the US to the country, while 748,765 travelled from the UK and « Continue Reading »

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