Category: India

Indigo announces entry in Myanmar and Vietnam

Strengthening its presence in South-east Asia, IndiGo adds Yangon as the 18th international destination and Hanoi as its 19th international and 75th overall destination. Effective September 20, 2019, IndiGo will operate daily non-stop flight on the Kolkata-Yangon route. Yangon will be IndiGo’s 74th overall destination. William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “In line with […]

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IHCL announces a new Taj hotel in Uttarakhand

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) recently announced the signing of a Taj hotel in Dehradun. This will be the fifth IHCL branded hotel in the state of Uttarakhand. Commenting on the signing of this agreement, Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “This signing is in line with Aspiration 2022 and […]

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Pride Group of Hotels targets 30 hotels nationally by 2022, plans to launch a new brand for millennials

The Pride Group of Hotels is presently scaling up its operations to focus more on ‘Pride Hotels’ and ‘Pride Resorts’ brands that are moderately priced, upscale, full service, business and leisure hotels. The group is also coming up with the new brand exclusively focused on millennial customers. The hotel chain is presently planning to open […]

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Bali is the favourite summer destination for Indians, says report by Shoes on Loose

Shoes on Loose has recently unveiled its report on the most desired destinations by Indians for the summer holidays. The report reveals that the tropical island of Bali tops the list, followed by Maldives, Europe, Dubai and Ladakh. The favourable summer weather, Bali’s diverse tourism opportunities, wide appeal to every kind of traveller as well […]

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Mumbai International Airport only airport to connect India and Tanzania with direct flights by Air Tanzania

India and Tanzania have appreciated traditionally close, friendly and co-operative relations since the early 1960s. Further leveraging and boosting tourism and trade between the two countries, GVK led Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) managing the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) restarted flights between Mumbai and Dar Es Salaam after over 20 years. Inaugurated by […]

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India gets its 38th UNESCO World Heritage Site in Pink City Jaipur

In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the Jaipur city, Rajasthan got inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO during the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee held at Baku, Azerbaijan. The nomination of Jaipur City has successfully been done by complying with the various UNESCO guidelines of 2017. With successful inscription […]

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Odisha Tourism showcases its offerings as India’s best-kept secret

Tourism Minister of Odisha J P Panigrahi recently led a delegation at a roadshow organised by FICCI in Mumbai. The roadshow witnessed the participation of over 150 tour and travel operators from the city, who conducted rapid B2B networking with 18 leading tour operators from Odisha, who were a part of the delegation. Commissioner cum […]

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Hotel Sahara Star recognised with TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019

Hotel Sahara Star has recently won the most prestigious  TripAdvisors’ Certificate of Excellence 2019 award. The luxurious and glorious hotel is known for valuing and celebrating Indian culture. This prestigious award honours hospitality excellence to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor and is extended to qualifying businesses’ worldwide. TripAdvisor is one of […]

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Travel demand for monsoon to surge by 20%, family travellers drive the growth: Cox & Kings

Contrary to a general perception that trekkers and adventure seekers mainly drive monsoon travel, this year family travellers are taking a lead being over 70% of the travel inquiries generated from family segment. “Going by the number of inquiries, we expect the overall travel demand for the season to surge by 20% as compared to […]

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Tourism Minister inaugurates the ‘Unknown masterpieces of Himachal Folk Art’ exhibition in New Delhi

The Minister of State (I/C) of Culture & Tourism, Government of India, Prahalad Singh Patel inaugurated the exhibition titled ‘Unknown Masterpieces of Himachal Folk Art’ at the National Museum, New Delhi. The event was graced by Akhilesh Mishra, Director General, ICCR and B N Aryan, Director, Home of Tribal Folk Art, Gurugram among other dignitaries. […]

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