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India cancels visas to contain COVID-19 spread

Posted on March 14th, 2020

India has suspended all visas for inbound travel, except diplomatic, official and a few other categories, as part of preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, said a report “All current visas, with the exception of diplomatic, government, UN and other foreign organizations, jobs, project visas, are suspended until April 15,” a WAM report […]

Virgin Atlantic’s Delhi-Manchester route from October

Posted on February 29th, 2020

Virgin Atlantic has announced a new flying route from Delhi to Manchester which will carry services to the skies from October 2020. It will fly from India to Manchester for the first time, and combined with the double regular service of the airline from Delhi to Heathrow and daily flight from Mumbai to Heathrow, it […]

Air India adds Mumbai connection from Stansted

Posted on February 22nd, 2020

Earlier, London Stansted’s second long-haul Air India route took to the skies with the launch of a new three-time week service to Mumbai. The town is known as India’s financial and entertainment hub. The new Mumbai service, the first ever direct connection from London Stansted to India’s largest city, joins the Amritsar route of the […]

India plans to sell 100pc stake in Air India

Posted on January 27th, 2020

India has granted’ in-principle’ clearance for AI’s strategic disinvestment through the transfer of management control and the selling of AI’s 100% equity share capital owned by the Indian Government (GOI). The equity investments will include AI’s 100 percent shareholding interest in Air India Express Limited (AIXL) and 50% in Air India SATS Airport Services Private […]

New initiative to promote Karnataka on e-bikes

Posted on November 24th, 2019

An eco-tourism start-up that pioneered the idea of tourism for electric vehicles (EV) in India launched its services in Karnataka. It provides immersive experiential smart e-bike tours that provide tourists and locals with a safe mode of transportation. The start-up works closely with India’s Tourism Ministry to promote India’s eco-tourism. The company will now offer […]

Playing the adventure card in Goa

Posted on November 10th, 2019

Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) offers a number of adventure sports such as river rafting, scuba diving, paragliding, and hot air ballooning. GTDC Managing Director Nikhil Desai said: “We have launched the second highest bungee jumping facility in India at Mayem Lake and have linked up with reputable private operators to ensure safety. A full-fledged […]

UK based TUI Airways to operate Goa flights

Posted on October 27th, 2019

UK-based TUI Airways, which operates Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, has been awarded slots at Dabolim airport, providing great relief to Goa’s tourism industry as the airline brings about 30,000 visitors throughout the season. Goa’s Travel and Tourism Association president Savio Messias said the first TUI aircraft is scheduled to land on November 2 at Dabolim […]

Air India uses TaxiBot on A320 aircraft with passengers onboard

Posted on October 21st, 2019

Air India will use TaxiBot on a passenger-on-board A320 aircraft. TaxiBot is an aircraft tractor that is used by robots to taxi an aircraft from parking bay to runway and vice versa. The president and managing director of the national carrier, Ashwani Lohani, flagged off flight AI665 – which was taken to the runway using […]

Tourism Ministry of India Organises Trekking Training Course In Ladakh

Posted on October 14th, 2019

The Indian Skiing & Mountaineering Institute (IISM) Gulmarg, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in collaboration with the Indian Travel & Tourism Management Institute (IITTM), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, has organized a Trekking Adventure Tourism Training Courses. This 10-day training course, the first of its kind in the country, teaches local […]

Himachal Pradesh unveils new tourism policy, incentivises new projects

Posted on September 30th, 2019

The govt of Himachal Pradesh, India has endorsed the draft of the state’s new tourism policy directed at holistic tourism growth. Capital Investment Subsidy has been endorsed by the state cabinet for tourism projects in underdeveloped regions of the state and grant for road access and water supply to tourism units. The new tourism  projects  […]

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