Author: Disha Roy

Goa Tourism launches new products to promote adventure tourism

Goa, a 365 day holiday destination, nationally and internationally, is planning to launch new activities to promote adventure tourism in the country, said Nikhil Desai, Managing Director – Goa Tourism Development Corporation. “After the  successful  launch  of white water rafting,  hot air balloons and  helicopter rides, Goa Tourism Development Corporation is planning to introduce  new […]

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Andaman and Nicobar to open up new islands to attract tourists

The Administration of Andaman and Nicobar is undertaking aggressive measures to encourage tourism to the destination. This was informed by the Lt Governor, Lt. Gen A K Singh (Retd), during the 70th Independence Day celebration in the isles. Besides focusing on the infrastructure development in various sectors, with respect to tourism, the Administration is making […]

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Andhra Pradesh announces the Annual Tourism Excellence Awards

The Andhra Pradesh Tourism will soon be hosting the Annual Tourism Excellence Awards 2015-16. The winners will be awarded on World Tourism Day on September 27, 2016. The World Tourism Day is celebrated to foster awareness on the socio-economic and cultural impact of tourism. It seeks to highlight the tourism’s potential to contribute to reaching […]

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Rajasthan launches packages to host weddings in its luxurious trains

Rajasthan, a much desired destination for elite weddings, is renting out its iconic trains for the purpose. Aiming to make the state one of the best wedding destinations in the world, Rajasthan Tourism has also come up with new wedding packages in two of its luxury locomotives, ‘‘Palace on Wheels’ (POW) and ‘Royal Rajasthan on […]

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Sikkim aims to attract 12 lakh tourists by 2025

The Sikkim government has set a target of attracting 12 lakh tourists to the state by 2025. “Sikkim with highest forest cover of 47% in the country is most favourite tourist destination in entire north eastern region and its tourist arrival has doubled in last ten years,” said, Pawan Kumar Chamling, Chief Minister, Sikkim. Sikkim registered […]

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Norms relaxed for foreigners visiting Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

The requirements for Protected Area Permit will now be eased for foreigners visiting various parts of Ladakh, announced the government of Jammu and Kashmir. Following an intervention by the state’s Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs undertook the decision as a consequence of which foreign tourists will now be able to […]

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Business, innovation, education– IMEX America 2016 is set to inspire  

  IMEX America, America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings & events, will take place from October 18–20, 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian, The Palazzo, Las Vegas preceded by Smart Monday, powered by MPI on October 17. Strong demand from a multitude of new exhibitors and hosted buyer groups […]

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51st FHRAI Annual Convention from September 22-24, 2016 at Indore

The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) has announced that it will host its 51st FHRAI Annual Convention from September 22-24, 2016 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The theme for this year’s convention ‘Brand India’ is inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision based on the 5 T’s ‘Talent, Tradition, Tourism, Trade and […]

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ICPB announces its 9th CIC from October 13–15, 2016

India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) will organise their 9th Convention India Conclave (CIC) themed ‘Harnessing the Potential’ from October 13-15, 2016 at The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, New Delhi. Concurrent with the Convention, Indian exhibitors will have an opportunity to showcase their products to around 300 International and Indian Buyers, Association Heads and Corporate House. […]

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KTM 2016 to grow bigger, broader, bolder

The upcoming ninth edition of the biennial Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) is set to be the biggest and farthest-reaching yet. As many as 57 countries besides 20 Indian states are now scheduled to participate in the three-day Mart, which is organised by the KTM Society in association with the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala. […]

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