Tag: Indian tourists

WTM: The UK’s top long-haul tourism source markets are revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019 19:30

The USA, Australia and India continue to take the top spot for the UK’s most favorite long-haul inbound tourism markets, according to research revealed today (Monday 4 November) at World ... Read More

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:02

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love to travel. When they do India has become the fastest ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019 22:04

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination among Indian agents. The event was also attended by the ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations with focus on product development ... Read More

How is Germany doing on its goal of 2 million Indian tourists?

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 02:51

At an annual media meeting today, April 16, in Delhi, India, Romit Theophilus, Director of Marketing & Sales Office India for the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), said it was ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 09:06

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention Center Conference Theatre during World Tavel Market Africa. The African ... Read More

Indian passport rises in global passport power ranking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 19:27

Continuing to improve its rank on the global passport power ranking, Indian passport has become 10 ranks stronger in the last five years improving its position from 77 in 2015 ... Read More

Indian tourists flock to Austria

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 20:22

Austria continues to draw more and more Indians and the situation is only going to get better, considering new developments in the well-positioned European nation, known for culture, nature and ... Read More

Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 15, 2019 00:04

The lesser-known region of the Penang state in Malaysia is going all out to increase footfalls and visits from Indian tourists. Read More

Vietnam Tourism Roadshow pulls in to New Delhi

editor editor- December 6, 2018 15:51

The Embassy of the S.R. of Vietnam, in association with OM Tourism, organized the Vietnam Tourism Roadshow in New Delhi, India. Read More

Switzerland goes after Indian tourists from smaller cities and towns

editor editor- May 20, 2013 06:45

NEW DELHI, India - As summer holidays beckon, Switzerland is wooing first time Indian travelers from smaller cities and towns offering the experience of snow clad mountains like Titlis and ... Read More

Survey: 38% of Indian travelers steal things from hotels

editor editor- April 20, 2013 07:10

A global survey by an online accommodation booking service has revealed that 35% of the global travelers have no qualms about taking home hotel amenities. Read More

Nepal hotels feel the pain as number of Indian tourists drops

editor editor- March 14, 2013 10:34

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Hotel room occupancy went down by around 10 percent over the first two months of 2013 mainly due drop in the number of Indian tourists. Read More

Visitors from US, China and India rescue Swedish tourism

editor editor- February 8, 2013 09:57

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Tourists from the US, China and India helped Swedish tourism grow incrementally despite a slump in visits from crisis-tainted European countries. Read More

Switzerland focusing on increasing tourist inflow from India

editor editor- January 15, 2013 10:24

If you thought a trip to Switzerland was only about romancing in the pristine valleys, eating Swiss chocolates and buying Swiss watch, think again. Read More

Indian tourists flock to to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

editor editor- January 9, 2013 05:01

ABU DHABI, UAE - Winning appeal of an iconic brand and a diverse family-friendly offering creates a double-barrelled pull for Indian tourists in the UAE. Read More

Abu Dhabi aims to attract more tourists from India

editor editor- January 8, 2013 07:16

Expecting to attract more tourists from India, Abu Dhabi, the largest of seven emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will launch a road show in India, an ... Read More

Turkey is wooing Indian visitors

editor editor- November 23, 2012 03:10

HYDERABAD, India - Turkey is wooing Indian visitors by offering the best of leisure and entertainment and blending tradition and modernity. Read More

Indian tourism to Monaco expected to grow

editor editor- November 22, 2012 04:16

MUMBAI, India - The Monaco Government, which expects a growth of 25 per cent in tourists from India this year, plans to spend 30 per cent of its budget for ... Read More

Number of Indians traveling abroad growing

editor editor- July 23, 2012 05:54

MUMBAI, India - One of the indicators of the rise in number of Indians with disposable income is the fantastic statistics gathered by foreign tourism bodies on arrivals from India. Read More

Greece needs affluent Chinese and Indian tourists, not Europeans

editor editor- July 21, 2012 05:40

Contrary to what you might hear, Greece still welcomes German tourists. But they – and other Europeans – are just not coming in the numbers they used to. Read More

Weak rupee hinders Indian tourism to China

editor editor- July 2, 2012 05:10

CHENGDU, China - The number of Indian tourists visiting mainland China, the world's third largest tourist destination with 135 million inbound travelers last year, is expected to rise only marginally Read More

South Africa targets 100,000 Indian tourists in 2012

editor editor- June 18, 2012 06:38

KOCHI, India - South Africa is targeting to receive one lakh (100,000) Indian tourists this year, including over 8,500 visitors from Kerala, Ms Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager, South African Tourism, Read More

Ireland hopes Bollywood flick brings more Indian tourists

editor editor- February 22, 2012 07:46

Irish tourism chiefs plan to use a Bollywood film to bring more Indian visitors to Ireland. The movie Ek Tha Tiger - meaning Once There Was A Tiger - was ... Read More

India to welcome more countries to SATTE 2012

editor editor- January 20, 2012 06:09

SATTE 2012, to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from February 10-12, will see many first-time exhibitors from countries who have begun to realize the immense potential of the ... Read More

Minister: ASEAN wants more Indian visitors

editor editor- January 12, 2012 07:03

Indonesia's Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Mari Elka Pangestu said on Wednesday that ASEAN targeted to boost the number of Indian tourists visiting the region. Read More

Indian visitors spend 41 percent more in Singapore

editor editor- January 6, 2012 08:01

SINGAPORE - Even as the whole world is talking about economic slowdown, Indians traveling abroad seem to have thrown the worry to the wind, that is if one goes by ... Read More

Falling Indian rupee drives travel insurance premiums up

editor editor- December 28, 2011 06:39

MUMBAI, India - Travelers may have to shell out more for their outbound travel expenses as travel insurance bills may rise due to the sliding rupee. Read More

Maldives goes after mid-market Indian tourists

editor editor- December 28, 2011 06:10

The popular sea country prepares to host more mid-market Indian travelers. Read More

Tanzania launched aggressive tourism campaign in India

editor editor- December 13, 2011 05:36

MUMBAI, India - The Tanzanian foreign mission in India is in talks with some airlines in the country to offer direct flights as part of efforts to increase tourist arrivals. Read More

Australia wants Indian tourists

editor editor- December 6, 2011 07:45

NEW DELHI, India - Earlier this year, Tourism Australia starting advertising in India using Indians living or visiting Australia. Read More

Spain wants Indian tourists, filmmakers

editor editor- September 26, 2011 05:35

MUMBAI, India - Spain, the world's third most visited country after France and China, is pulling out all stops to make it big with Indian visitors this year, eyeing a ... Read More

South Africa’s tourism plans promotional campaign in India

editor editor- July 1, 2011 06:13

NEW DELHI, India - South Africa Tourism Board today said it will tie-up with leading travel and tour companies for campaigns in India to promote the destination better among Indian ... Read More

Indian tourists top Sri Lanka’s arrival numbers

editor editor- June 13, 2011 06:19

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Indians are at the top of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka, official figures show. Read More

Global economies woo booming Indian tourism market

editor editor- March 10, 2011 04:36

New Delhi, India - The growing image of Indians as globetrotters has prompted even lesser known economies to show interest in the booming Indian tourism market. Read More

Indian tourists discover Paris

editor editor- March 5, 2011 04:37

MUMBAI - Paris has made it to the itinerary of several Indians. Read More