Tag: visa on arrival

Myanmar to extend visa relaxation on Indian tourists for one more year

Visa-on-arrival scheme for Indian and Chinese tourists will be extended by the Myanmar government, as informed by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. According to sources, to attract more tourists to the country, recently the Ministry also revealed that the visa exemption schemes for visitors from Japan and South Korea will be extended for another […]

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Iran eases visa on arrival for Indian travellers

As per directive issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indian travellers can now obtain visas on arrival in all 12 international airports in Iran. Nationals of all countries, except for those from Colombia, Somalia, USA, UK, Canada, Bangladesh, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, holding valid ordinary passports and wishing to visit Iran’s mainland, can […]

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Dubai Tourism hosts four city roadshow in India

The roadshow is aimed to boost tourism from the Indian market and share insights into the upcoming 2020 Expo Dubai Tourism today embarked on its 4-city roadshow as part of its strategy to further boost the number of visitors to Dubai from India. With the first roadshow kicking off from Kolkata, the event will be […]

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Oman simplifies Visa on Arrival scheme

                Last year, Oman relaxed its visa rules to attract more tourists by granting Visa on Arrival (unsponsored tourist visa) for the citizens of India, China and Russia who reside in or who hold an entry visa to one of these countries – United States of America, Canada, […]

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Thailand to double its visa-on-arrival fee

Thailand has announced a hike in its Visa-on-Arrival (VoA) fee. Thailand is doubling the fee from THB 1000 to THB 2000 ($29 to $58) with effect from September 27, 2016. The visa fee hike will apply to citizens from all the 18 countries to which Thailand offers VoA, including China, India, Taiwan and Saudi Arabia. […]

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Tourist Visa-on-Arrival scheme renamed as e-Tourist Visa

The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to change the name of the scheme ‘Tourist Visa-on-Arrival Electronic Travel Authorisation’ to ‘e-Tourist Visa’ (eTV) from April 15, 2015. The extension of the scheme to more countries and airports will be in a phased manner, in order to avoid any confusion. Government of India had launched ‘Tourist […]

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Budget 2015: Visa on arrival to be extended to 150 countries

To boost tourism, Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley in his full year Union Budget 2015-16 announced Visa-on-Arrival to 150 countries from the current 43 countries in stages. “Last year VoA was issued to 43 countries. As the tourism in the country has increased, I propose to increase the countries covered under this to 150,” Jaitley said […]

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E-VoA available for cruising in Superyachts to Andamans

For those who are planning to cruise on Andaman Islands can now get Visa-on-Arrival (VoA) facility, which is available at nine airports in India. The Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) is accepted only at the international airports of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Goa. Rathnam, Andamans’APS, approves the Chennai and New Delhi airports for […]

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India launches Visa on Arrival & e-visa for 43 countries

With the recent launch of electronic visa (e-visa) facility enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), tourists from various countries can now apply for an Indian visa in four simple steps. The decision has been touted as being revolutionary for the travel industry as it supports making travel in India hassle-free for especially foreign tourists and […]

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India launches visa on arrival to boost tourism

With the recent launch of electronic visa (e-visa) facility, tourists from 43 countries can now apply for an Indian visa in four simple steps. This decision has been touted as being revolutionary for the travel industry as it supports making travel in India hassle-free for especially foreign tourists and hence facilitates in boosting the sector overall. Those travelling to […]

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