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Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India, Nepal over Tourism development

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Nepal for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism.

Goa begins tourist season with Oktoberfest Goa 2014

Panaji, Nov 12 (IBNS): The first music festival to kick off the tourist season in Goa this year, Oktoberfest Goa 2014 ended on a high note and lived up to its reputation of being one of the biggest home grown music festivals in the country.

New global tourism initiative to 'steer industry onto a truly sustainable path' UN

New York, Nov 7 (IBNS) Tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing economic sectors in the world contributing 9 per cent to global GDP, accounting for one in 11 jobs worldwide and for 6 per cent of global exports, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reported on Thursday as it launched a programme aiming to catalyze a shift to more sustainable tourism.

Honeymoon in quintessential Jordan!

New Delhi, Nov 4 (Not in Town/IBNS) It is wedding time and the rich and well heeled Indians are shortlisting already for their honeymoon destinations. Begin your life’s journey with your spouse in beautiful Jordan that offers a mix of history, culture, sightseeing, superb food and wellness.

Taiwan Cycling Festival begins on Nov 8

Taipei, Oct 22 (IBNS) It's the season of festivals in Taiwan! The Taiwan Cycling Festival is scheduled between Nov and 16 and the Taroko Gorge Marathon will be held on Dec 13 this year.

Tourism key for India's recovery and forex: Shripad Yesso Naik

Kolkata, Oct 13 (IBNS) The Union Government regards tourism as a key sector which can contribute to India's recovery and valuable foreign exchange earnings.

Indian travellers' stay in Vienna grows 12.7%

Mumbai, Oct 7 (IBNS) Vienna, celebrated as the most liveable and safest cities in the world, continues to attract Indian travellers in large number. The Austrian capital charmed nearly 25,000 Indian visitors with its cultural heritage, distinctive architecture and priceless collection of artworks in the year ending August 2014.

DTEA begins campaign to correct Indian image for foreign tourists

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS) To promote foreign tourism in India, which has gone down by as much as 40 percent in the last two years, DTEA (Delhi Tour Escorts Association -Regd.) has started a social campaign in the heart of the country, Delhi.

Anuja Kapur speaks to woo back foreign tourists in India

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): To promote foreign tourism in India, which has gone down by as much as 40 percent in the last two years, DTEA (Delhi Tour Escorts Association (Regd.) has started a social campaign in the heart of the country, Delhi.

On World Day, UN spotlights tourism's role in promoting sustainable development

New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) In harnessing the benefits of global tourism, the international community will take "critical" steps forward in advancing the United Nations' sustainable development goals and post-2015 development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.

Goa Tourism to organize World Tourism Day celebrations

Panjim, Sept 26 (IBNS): Goa Tourism is organizing celebrations for the World Tourism Day themed around Tourism and Community Development in various places across the state from Sept 27 to 29.

Look for the spooky tale and paranormal in Scotland

Edinburgh, Sept 26 (Not in Town/IBNS) Scotland has long been known as a country of myths, legends and spooky stories: from the Loch Ness monster to notorious criminals Burke & Hare; to the 'ghosts' of soldiers at Culloden Battlefield, to reports of an unseen, lone bag piper heard playing at Edinburgh Castle. Not to mention other terrifying tales waiting to be told at locations across the land.

Bumper year for whisky tourism toasted at Ryder Cup

Edinburgh, Sept 26 (Not in Town/IBNS) The growing importance of two of Scotland's biggest global icons whisky and golf to the country's tourism industry has been highlighted at The 2014 Ryder Cup.

Jet to introduce fifth daily Mumbai-Dubai service

Mumbai, Sept 19 (IBNS): Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has enhanced its connectivity with the United Arab Emirates, through the introduction of a fifth daily service between the two financial hubs of Mumbai and Dubai.

Goa Tourism launches 'Clean Goa Beautiful Goa campaign'

Panjim, Sept 17 (IBNS): Goa with its scenic beauty and splendor beaches gets a facelift to its beaches across the State. Goa Tourism has taken up the task of cleaning the beaches through manual means to have clean and hygienic beaches which will help improve tourism potential in the State.