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Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to India-Maldives' MoU on tourism

New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday granted ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and the Ministry of Tourism, Government of Maldives for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism.

Jet Airways to offer branded sandwiches, doughnuts onboard flights

Mumbai, May 22 (IBNS): Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, will offer sandwiches and doughnuts from internationally renowned food brands Subway and Krispy Kreme onboard select flights.

Government enables E-Tourist Visa facility

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): The Ministry of Tourism has been working very closely with Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs for easing of the Visa Regime in the country over a period of time.

Air India launches 'Super Sale'

New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS): National carrier Air India has launched special 'Super Sale' scheme for travelers.

New Australian and UK Visa Application Centre opens in Thimphu

Thimpu, May 19 (IBNS): Australian Ambassador to Bhutan Harinder Sidhu and Honorary Consul for the UK in Bhutan Michael Rutland, OBE, formally opened the new joint Visa Application Centre in Thimphu on Thursday.

Thailand's popular Koh Tachai island closed for indefinite period

Bangkok, May 17 (IBNS) With increasing concern over threats to coral reefs around the world, Thailand has decided to close down one of its leading tourist destinations, Koh Tachai, for an indefinite period, from the season starting mid-October, according to media reports.

The under rated emperor of Varanasi

One of the oldest cities of the planet, Varanasi is situated between the confluences of Ganges with Varuna river and that of Assi river. Regarded as one of the holiest places for Hindus, the city is also known as Benares and Kashi.

Sand art competition in Goa

Panaji, May 13 (IBNS) A sand sculpture competition will be held in Goa's Colva beach on May 29 announced Goa Tourism.

Air India installs self-check-in kiosks at 26 airports in country

New Delhi, May 12 (IBNS): National carrier Air India has launched self-check-in kiosks for its domestic fliers that aims to make the customer service hassle free and the check-in process expeditious.

Maldives to organise 4-city roadshow and B2B session in Lucknow, Chandigarh, Pune and Hyderabad

New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS) The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation is organising a 4-city Roadshow in Lucknow on 16 May; in Chandigarh on 17 May; in Pune on 19 May and in Hyderabad on 20 May in recognition of the outbound traffic from these cities and them being very strong contenders as major contributors to India's travel community.

Hotel industry sceptical about govt's homestay plans to promote tourism

Mumbai, May 5 (IBNS): The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has raised concerns over the government's plan to open up homestays as a way to bridge the acute deficiency of hotel rooms in the country for promoting tourism.

JetPrivilege wins coveted “210 Award” at the 2016 Freddie Awards

Mumbai, May 5 (IBNS) JetPrivilege, the loyalty and rewards management programme and the frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways, was named winner of the ‘210 Award’ for the Middle East and Asia region at the 2016 Freddie Awards.

Tourism minister provides details of annual revenue from ASI's historical tourist place

New Delhi, Apr 27 (IBNS) Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday said that the annual revenue through entry fee at centrally protected ticketed monuments/sites and museums of Archaeological Survey of India during the year 2014-15 was Rs.9358.93 lakhs against an expenditure of Rs.23551.95 lakhs during the same period.

JetEscapes Holiday offers attractive summer gateways

Mumbai, Apr 26 (IBNS): Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has introduced all-inclusive holiday options under JetEscapes Holiday. Guests seeking a vacation in India or to select international destinations on the airline’s network, can access many attractive, all-inclusive, offers that start at INR 15,620, which include travel on Jet Airways.

Yas Island to open Warner Bros. themed destination in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, Apr 25 (IBNS): Miral and Warner Bros. officially announced that a Warner Bros. themed destination is set to open in Abu Dhabi.