tourism in india

Major push to tourism planned


August 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) From launching a new Shatabdi train service between tourist hot spots Agra and Jaipur to expediting facilities like clean toilets, information kiosks and souvenir shops ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s expressway to Taj cuts run from Delhi to 150 minutes (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The $2.4 billion Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates Thursday, promising to cut the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, the city of the Taj ... Read more...

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India to soon get a film commission (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Inddia will soon get a film commission offering single window clearances to filmmakers to shoot in this country, Nirupama Kotru, director (Films) in the information ... Read more...

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India to get its film commission soon


August 1st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The country will soon have a film commission offering a single window clearances to filmmakers to shoot in India, Nirupama Kotru, director, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Weekend tourists drive adventure tourism in India (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rafting in the rapids of the Ganga at Rishikesh and ending the course with a leap of faith into swirling green waters from a 25-foot-high ... Read more...

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‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ aboard Metro’s Airport Express


March 7th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Gujarat Tourism Board has branded the Metro's Airport Express service a part of the 'Khushboo Gujarat Ki' tourism promotion campaign that features Amitabh ... Read more...

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Foreign exchange earnings from tourism surge 50 percent


February 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Foreign exchange earnings from tourism in India surged by 49.3 percent to Rs.8,623 crore in January year-on-year on the back of 9.2 percent growth in ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry steps up promotion campaign (With Image)


December 14th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The tourism ministry has set up an inter-ministerial coordination committee for the sector, under the chairmanship of the principal secretary to Prime Minister, to facilitate ... Read more...

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Film shoots could boost tourism in India: Minister


November 26th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Film shooting could be a major growth for the tourism industry in India, union tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Saturday, promising a tax reimbursement structure ... Read more...

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‘Lack of budget hotels hindering tourism growth’


September 6th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Non-availability of reasonable and average price accommodation is the main bottleneck in the growth of domestic tourism industry in India, said Hari Nair, founder of holiday ... Read more...

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For those with wanderlust, Delhi Book Fair is the stop


August 29th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The pull of the unknown, wanderlust and India's richness as a destination of great heritage are the flavours of the 17th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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North Eastern Council prepares tourism roadmap


June 13th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 13 (IANS) Regional planning body North Eastern Council (NEC) has prepared a master plan for the development of tourism in India's northeastern region, an official said here ... Read more...

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Karan Johar goodwill envoy for British tourism in India


May 16th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, who has hit films like "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" and "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" to his credit, was Monday appointed ... Read more...

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Czech designs captivate Indians at expo


May 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Showcasing a range of contemporary designs from exquisite crystal ware, porcelain to state-of-the-art automobiles, the "Czech Design Week" has got underway in Delhi and Mumbai ... Read more...

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India’s medical tourism to boom despite barriers: Expert


April 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Medical tourism in India will continue to boom despite attempts by US President Barack Obama's administration to curb the flow of American patients to Mexico ... Read more...

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Eurocopter sells five choppers in India


February 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore,Feb 11 (IANS) European helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter Friday announced it has sold five AS350 B3 passenger transport helicopters to three Indian customers.Three were ordered by Global Vectra, whose fleet will ... Read more...

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A medical tourism company - with end-to-end solutions


December 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) With Punjab and its capital Chandigarh attracting an increasing number of overseas patients, most of them NRIs, a group of doctors has floated a medical tourism ... Read more...

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Monaco promotes itself as destination for upper middle-class India


November 24th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The European principality of Monaco, known as the playground of the rich and the famous, is promoting itself as a high-end tourism destination for the double-income upper ... Read more...

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Kerala Tourism tapping more domestic market


September 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) With domestic tourism in India experiencing a strong growth, driven by a burgeoning middle class, Kerala Tourism has shifted its marketing strategy, focussing more on the local ... Read more...

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Government committed to promoting sustainable tourism: Minister


July 27th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government's efforts to create a new paradigm for sustainable development of tourism in India have resulted in several "environment friendly initiatives", union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja ... Read more...

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India adopts code for safe tourism


July 1st, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Thursday released a code for the safety of the millions of foreign tourists visiting the country every year. The Code of Conduct for Safe and Honourable Tourism ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar Signed On As Indian Ambassador Of The Canadian Tourism Commission


June 30th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Leveraging his super stardom in India to promote Canada as a premier four-season destination in India –Akshay Kumar was recently signed on as the ... Read more...

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Akshay happy to represent Canada tourism


June 29th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has got a new role to play -- he will represent Canada tourism in India and is quite happy to do so. "Feeling ... Read more...

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AirAsia launches flight to Bangalore


May 21st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia launched its inaugural flight to India's Bangalore city, carrying 15 children with congenital heart disease who need open heart surgery. The children will undergo ... Read more...

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Tourism in India yet to realise full potential: Selja


January 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Tourism in India has yet to realise its full potential and it is not the government's responsibility alone to project India as a tourist-friendly nation, Union Tourism ... Read more...

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Indian tourism shows signs of recovery: Kumari Selja


January 20th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Jan 20 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja on Wednesday said tourism in India has begun to show signs of recovery from global ... Read more...

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Dutch cancer patient gets new lease of life in India


January 14th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) When Dick Gadella, a Kenya-based Dutchman suffering from cancer, landed in India, he had little hope that doctors here could save his life. Today he ... Read more...

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Projects worth Rs.545.97 cr sanctioned for Kumbh Mela


January 13th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Hardwar, Jan 13 (IANS) The hill state of Uttarakhand is promoting the temple towns of Hardwar and Rishikesh as the biggest urban spiritual tourism destinations in the world on ... Read more...

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States should compete to promote tourism: Kumari Selja (Interview)


December 6th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Tourism Minister Kumari Selja believes state governments should "wake up" and compete among themselves "aggressively" abroad to promote tourism in India. And the middle class ... Read more...

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Incredible India campaign scores, tourism hopes soar


November 17th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Incredible India has done it again! Another international award for the campaign - showcasing major holiday destinations - has given a fillip to Brand India and is ... Read more...

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‘Incredible India’ campaign wins award in Austria


November 14th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The "Incredible India" promotional campaign, which showcases India's major holiday destinations, picked up yet another prestigious award at an international tourism event in Vienna Friday. The campaign bagged ... Read more...

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Healthcare recession proof in the US, says Indian American doctor


October 9th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Doctors in the cosmetic sector may have been hit and elective surgeries reduced, but doctors in the US had otherwise been insulated from the recession, said Dr ... Read more...

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Government issues guidelines on niche tourism


September 9th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) To provide an "exciting" new face to tourism in India, the government Wednesday issued guidelines on "niche tourism products" like caravan and heliport tourism. Tourism Minister Kumari Selja, ... Read more...

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Tourism in India has grown steadily despite meltdown: Selja


August 18th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Tourism in India has grown steadily in the past few years despite rise in world crude oil prices and the global meltdown, but it is yet to ... Read more...

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India, Singapore sign joint plan to boost tourism


August 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India and Singapore Tuesday signed a joint action plan which, officials said, would help both countries attract more tourists. According to the plan, tourists visiting Singapore will be ... Read more...

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