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UBM India giving back

MUMBAI, India - With the recent amendments in the Companies Bill, India is all set to become the first country to make the disclosure of CSR activities mandatory.

Seychelles represented at SATTE Mumbai West

SATTE Mumbai West is an addition to SATTE Delhi which offers the opportunity to capture the potential of travel and tourism in western India.

Seychelles participates in SATTE in Mumbai

SATTE – South Asia’s leading B2B travel and tourism event, is being held from January 16-18 in New Delhi and from the 21st to the 22nd in Mumbai.

ICTP announces Jet Airways as associate member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Jet Airways has joined the growing alliance as an

Kingfisher forced to cancel 26 flights

MUMBAI, India - With salary payments delayed again, a section of Kingfisher Airlines pilots and engineers stayed off work on Wednesday, forcing the airline to cancel 26 flights across the country, inc

Kingfisher sells Mumbai corporate office to raise funds

BANGALORE/MUMBAI, India - Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines is selling its corporate office building in Mumbai.

Seychelles delegation heads to India

Two of the Seychelles Tourism Board Marketing Executives have left Seychelles for India accompanied by a number of tourism trade partners to participate in the Outbound Travel Market (OTM) Tourism Tra

Air Mauritius adds frequencies to Mumbai and expands codeshare with Air...

(eTN) - It was learned late yesterday that Air Mauritius will offer additional flights between the island of Mauritius and Mumbai, India, from April this year, bringing the total number of flights to

Tom Cruise’s big fat Indian shindig at Taj Mahal Palace

Hollywood actor Tom Cruise partied with the who’s who of the Indian film industry till 1.30am on Saturday night in Mumbai.

MGM Hospitality to Develop Bellagio, MGM Grand, Skylofts Hotels in Mumbai,...

LAS VEGAS - MGM Hospitality, a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, has signed definitive agreements in connection with the development and operation of a Bellagio hotel, an MGM Grand

Mumbai runway finally cleared

The Turkish Airlines’ Airbus A340 plane, which had skidded three days earlier on the main runway at the airport here and then got stuck, rendering the stretch inoperative, was finally removed today.

Seychelles sends message of support to India

Following the terrorist bomb attacks in Mumbai yesterday, Seychelles President James Michel has sent a letter of condolences to the President Prathiba Patil of the Republic of India.

World Tourism Organization states support for Mumbai

Following the bomb attacks in Mumbai, India, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, made the following statement:

UN condemns terrorist bomb attacks in India

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council condemned the terrorist attacks that struck various parts of the Indian city of Mumbai, stressing that such violence is unjustifia

Cyclists’ sightseeing delays Tour de Mumbai

MUMBAI - The city leg of the Tour de Mumbai was delayed by over an hour and a half after some of the amateur cyclists turned tourists on the iconic Bandra-Worli Sea Link and forced the organisers to s

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar named Canada’s tourism ambassador to India

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar was named Canada’s tourism ambassador to India. The actor will be promoting Canada as a tourist destination for Indians.

Bollywood tourism project to lure tourists to Mumbai

MUMBAI - Bollywood’s popularity has transcended the barriers of culture, language and borders.

Attack sites draw tourists, inspire music, comics

MUMBAI - Fancy a painting depicting the horror of last November's attacks in Mumbai?

Tourism Authority of Thailand opens second India office in Mumbai

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) New Delhi Office announced that TAT will open its second India office in the city of Mumbai on November 2, 2009.

Kingfisher Airlines to launch flights from Singapore to Mumbai

Kingfisher Airlines, India's only five-star airline rated by Skytrax, today announced that beginning September 17, 2009, it would commence daily non-stop flights from Singapore to Mumbai.

New codeshare agreement between Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic on Mumbai-London...

Jet Airways is pleased to announce a codeshare agreement with Virgin Atlantic beginning May 6, 2009.

New flights connecting Mumbai with Jeddah and Riyadh

Effective June 14, 2009, Jet Airways will launch services to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the introduction of daily, direct services from Mumbai to the Saudi Arabian administrative and commercial

R.O.A.R.: Why no commission in India won’t work

Am giving below a number of reasons why “no commission” will not work in India.

New air service launches between Kuwait and Mumbai

Jet Airways today launched its daily, direct service to Kuwait from Mumbai.

Jet Airways and SICCL arbitration moves to Mumbai High Court

Jet Airways has been informed that SICCL (Sahara India Commercial Corporation Limited) has moved an application in the Mumbai High Court for executing the award of the arbitrators in the arbitration r

Virgin Atlantic halts Mumbai service

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways has been forced to slam the brakes on its Mumbai-London operations from May thanks to a double whammy of the economic slowdown and excess capacity.

New air service between Mumbai and Lucknow

Effective March 29, 2009, Jet Airways will introduce its first service on the Mumbai-Lucknow sector.

Thai tourism gets Indian treatment

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), together with Thai Trade Center and The Bombay Store, a store that for over 104 years has been selling quality items to consumers, held the Thai Fest entitled “F

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ boosts Mumbai tourism

Nominated for 10 Oscars and a best-picture favorite heading into Sunday's Academy Awards, the popular Slumdog Millionaire is translating to more rubberneckers in the Mumbai, India, slum where it was f

Mumbai’s slums charm tourists more than Australia’s sweeping scenery

Have film juries and tourists been charmed more by the lure of Mumbai's slums than Australia's scenic vista?