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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  […]

South Indian cities are most preferred for Indian and international travellers

Posted on September 17th, 2019

According to a recent report, South Indian cities are the most sought after destinations for travellers in India, both domestic and international. The report recommended that during the first half of 2019,cities, for example, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, and Chennai were the most preferred. The north Indian destinations that topped the list were New Delhi, Jaipur, […]

Delhi airport started facial recognition system

Posted on September 9th, 2019

Delhi International Airport started facial recognition system trials, in collaboration with Vistara Airlines. The three-month trial of the Biometric Enabled Seamless Travel Experience is held at the T3 Terminal of the Delhi International Airport. The facial recognition system will eventually be introduced to all the terminals of the Delhi airport. The facial recognition at T3 […]

Taj Mahal to soon remain open for tourists all night

Posted on September 2nd, 2019

Soon, visitors will be able to access Taj Mahal, India even at night. “Taj Mahal will stay open past its 10:00 am to 6:00 pm free time. We have been getting a great deal of solicitations to keep the landmark open during the night hours. We are committed to make this a reality,” said Union […]

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