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New Australian campaign targets big spending Asian tourists

A new campaign targeting cashed-up tourists from Asia has been announced at Australia's top tourism conference in Canberra.

Seychelles president calls for Seychelles-India air links

President James Michel has called for India and

Racial attacks in Melbourne hurt tourism

Racial violence in Melbourne has seriously damaged a Geelong campaign to entice Indian tourists to the region.

Jordan lifts visa restrictions on individual Indian tourists and JTB praises...

Interior Minister Nayef al-Qadi said the decision came as move to promote tourism to Jordan and to support economic growth.

Indian ambassador visits Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Centre

H.E. the Indian Ambassador Dr. George Joseph and First Secretary of the Embassy of India Mr. Ajay Kumar visited Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre on August 3, 2009.

Malaysia Airlines introduces new Indian cuisine

SUBANG - Malaysia Airlines, the only Malaysian, full-frills carrier that continues to serve complimentary inflight meals, will roll out its new Indian

Prediction of 500,000 tourists a year from India

AUSTRALIAN tourism has turned its attention on India as a potential source of tourists, with predictions that within a decade more than 500,000 Indian tourists a year could visit Australia.

Only Indians can head airline security

MUMBAI - It is an official government order now: only Indian citizens can be appointed to the top security posts in airlines. The Bureau of Civil Avia

Concern over airport treatment of tourist

Tourism officials expressed concern to the Department of Arts and Tourism earlier this year about the behaviour of immigration officers at ports of entry after an Indian man who won a trip to Ireland

More Indian tourists head abroad

With growing disposable incomes, more Indians are travelling abroad for leisure or business, and Asian countries are the most sought-after destinations, according to Nielsen India Outbound Travel Moni

Indian tourists flock back to Nepal

KATHMANDU - Indian visitors are on rise to the picturesque Himalayan country of Nepal according to the country's tourism board.

Tourism pitch to woo Chinese

Sydney is to be centre stage of the state's tourism push, as the core part of a new strategy to revive visitor numbers to NSW.

Bollywood drives Indian tourists to Swiss Alps

ZURICH - More and more Indian tourists are making a beeline for the Swiss Alps -- thanks to Bollywood which has now made the landlocked European nation one of its most favourite outdoor locations in t

Nielsen and PATA join forces to launch first ever Indian outbound...

July 24, 2008, Mumbai - To help travel industry professionals better understand the growing Indian outbound travel market, The Nielsen Company has joined forces with the Pacific Asia Travel Associatio

Billionaire Ross invests in loss-making India airline

U.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross, who worked on the bankruptcies of Continental Airlines Inc. and Trans World Airlines Inc. in the 1990s, will invest in SpiceJet Ltd.

Indian tourists outspend Americans in Britain

LONDON - The number of Indian tourists to Britain has grown by 170 per cent since 1993, and they are outspending American visitors, a report said Saturday.

Jet Airways launches flights to San Francisco via Shanghai

Jet Airways has commenced its daily services from Mumbai to San Francisco via Shanghai, becoming the first Indian carrier to operate daily non-stop flights to Shanghai from Mumbai and onward to San Francisco.

Airbus: Indian airline losses may clip aircraft orders

Airbus, however, continues to see India as a key market in terms of sales, research.Airbus Industrie, Europe's leading aircraft manufacturer, said it is expecting Indian airline companies to cancel or reschedule orders on account of their losses.

India court in moustache notice

India's Supreme Court has issued a notice to a state-run airline asking it to explain why an air steward was sacked for wearing a big moustache.Victor Joynath De was grounded by Indian - formerly called Indian Airlines- in 2001 for refusing to shave off his handlebar moustache.He had earlier lost a case in a lower court which ruled that the airline was within its rights to sack him.

Indian tourists pack bags for exotic, offbeat locales

NEW DELHI (eTN) - Planning a holiday trip during this winter break? Well, forget it. You’re most likely to be greeted by a ‘Sold Out’ sign instead of a welcome drink. From beaches to mountains, most hotels are putting away their check-in register as they don’t have any more rooms to offer.