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Lessons to be learned from the mountain tragedy

(eTN) - The 21st century brought in a number of conveniences and facilities, something which could not have been dreamt about in the 20th century.

Indian Tourism Ministry to promote India as a filming destination

The Ministry of Tourism in India is participating at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival to promote India as a filming destination, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported.

India’s inbound arrival to go up in next 6 months

India’s inbound tourism strategy needs to be tailored to the leisure segment, business travel, while medical and adventure tourism and domestic tourism should be targeted at the middle age segment (

SATTE most sought-after travel and tourism event in South Asia

NEW DELHI, India - Over the years, SATTE has received tremendous response from national tourism boards, Indian states, hotel chains, airlines, and tourism products from across the globe.

India government and tourism pledges support for SATTE 2013

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT), government of India has pledged its support and confirmed their participation at SATTE 2013.

And then the lights went out

Back-to-back power outages are just the latest indication that lots of things in India need to be fixed if the nation is to ever achieve its highly-touted potential.

India Tourism expanding floor space at World Travel Market

India will have its own dedicated exhibition region at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, after its participation at WTM 2011 will generate a massive £56 mill

Forecasting 2012 travel in India

(eTN) - We are entering the last week of January, and making predictions for the next eleven months in 2012 has become partially easier, thanks to easing of some pressures in the financial markets, wo

SATTE adds another feather to its cap

SATTE 2012 has added another feather to its cap.

Hill station conservation policy needed for India

(eTN) - Getting away from crowds doesn’t always happen when visiting Indian hill stations, especially during vacations.

Deterrent to Indian tourism: garbage alongside railway tracks

(eTN) - The largest employer in the world – Indian Railways - runs about 11,000 train services each day with 9,000 being operated as passenger trains running on about 67,000 kilometers of track.

Preserving the past for the future of tourism in India

(eTN) - Thanks to the relative calm and increasingly improving security measures across tourist hotspots, India posted a record number of arrivals of 5.58 million last year with a growth rate of 9.3 o

Banning wildlife tourism in India is not the solution

INDIA (eTN) - Resort owners and tour operators in wildlife reserves are up against a PIL (Public Interest Litigation) filed in the Jabalpur High Court seeking to ban tourists and visitors from enterin

Mumbai will prevail, terror won’t

After ten gunmen paralyzed the commercial hub and hospitality center of Mumbai in attacks that killed at least 174 people and revealed the weakness of India's security apparatus, India’s tourism dam

India’s medical tourism: Whose life is it saving?

(eTN) - India's much-vaunted foray into medical tourism has come under dark clouds following a question of medical ethics over reports of poor Indians illegally selling their kidneys, and the latest exposure of a transplant racket in Gurgaon.

Tourists not safe in incredible India

(eTN) - Rising incidents of crimes against foreign tourists has pushed the Tourism Ministry to send a communication to all states asking them to speed up the process of creating a special tourist police force.The urgency was highlighted by an incident in Mumbai earlier this week where a Latvian national was raped by a driver who offered her a lift.

India against tourists paying carbon tax

NEW DELHI(TVLW): Should a tourist coming to India to enjoy the beauty of Taj Mahal pay a carbon tax? Should India curtail the volume of tourists coming in each year as it leads to emission of greenhouse gases? India has successfully thwarted the moves by some countries to push for such proposals at the UN World Tourism Organisation that could have hurt India's growing tourism potential.

India among top 10 revenue generating routes for several airlines

New Delhi (TVLW) India is moving up another global listing — of being among the top 10 revenue generating routes for several global airlines.Whether it is neighbouring Singapore or Sri Lanka, or the faraway US or Britain, flying to India makes good business sense.