Thursday, April 19 2018

April 14, 2018

Extending e-Visa to 161 countries to boost medical tourism

New Delhi-India is promoting the emergence of India as a medical destination to the world saidUnion Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh .He was addressing the 127th Founder’s Day Celebrations of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has taken several steps towards boosting medical tourism such as extending e-Visa to 161 countries.

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April 10, 2018

Jet Airways not participating in the Air India disinvestment process

Mr Naresh Goyal led Jet Airways said it would not be participating in the Air India disinvestment process, becoming the second domestic airline after IndiGo to make such a decision in less than a week.Low cost airline IndiGo was the first to evince interest in Air India disinvestment when the government had mooted the plan

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March 27, 2018

Home stays : Foreign tourists can stay with Indian families

New Delhi,The Ministry of Tourism has a voluntary scheme for approval of Incredible India Bed and Breakfast,Homestay Establishments wherein the basic idea is to provide a clean and affordable place for foreign and domestic tourists alike including an opportunity for foreign tourists to stay with an Indian family and enjoy the warm hospitality and get

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March 20, 2018

62.0% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals on e-Tourist Visa

New Delhi-The number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals in February, 2018 was 10.53 lakh as compared to FTAs of 9.56 lakh in February, 2017 and 8.49 lakh in February, 2016. Tourists in January- February 2018, a total of 5.16 lakh arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 3.22 lakh during January-February 2017, registering a growth of

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March 20, 2018

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’, launched on the World Tourism Day, 2017.Letter of Intent has been issued to 24 agencies for the Submission of Vision Bids for 75 sites, other than Taj. Two expression of interest has been received for Taj. However, no decision has been taken yet.The

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