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Kolkata Airport starts VISA on arrival based on ETA

Kolkata, Jan 13 (IBNS): Kolkata Airport has now started facility for 'Visa on Arrival based on Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA)' for 43 countries.

It's February fun, Canadian style

Ottawa, Jan 12 (IBNS): With the onset of winter, Ottawa transforms itself into a magical, winter wonderland with the highlight being the Rideau Canal Skateway.

Gulmarg: The snow queen

Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, once the darling of Bollywood, is once again seeing footfalls from filmmakers and tourists alike as it emerges as one of the top skiing destinations of Asia, reports Kavita Suri

Air Arabia to open new international hub in Jordan

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IBNS): Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced Monday that it will open a new international hub at Amman Queen Alia International Airport in Jordan, its fifth fixed-based operation globally, following the acquisition of a 49 per cent stake in Petra Airlines.

New Cathay Pacific Lounge opens at Tokyo's Haneda Airport

New York, Dec 22 (IBNS): Cathay Pacific is unveiling a brand-new lounge experience for passengers travelling out of Tokyo International Airport Haneda from Dec 9.

Taiwan voted 'Best Value Destination' for 2015 by Lonely Planet

New Delhi, Dec 22 (Not in Town) Lonely Planet has voted Taiwan as one of the top contenders for the 'Best Value Destination' for 2015 – a title that fits this beautiful island like a glove!

International tourism on track to end 2014 with record numbers

Madrid, Dec 19 (IBNS) International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists travelling the world in one single year.

Belgium strike to affect Jet Airways international flights

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IBNS) The planned nationwide strike in Belgium on Monday (Dec15) will directly affect flight operations, including of Jet Airways, in and out of Brussels airport (BRU). Jet Airways, like other airlines said it is constrained to cancel / reroute the following flights :

Emirates introduces special fares from India

Kolkata, Nov 26 (IBNS): Emirates has announced a limited period sale starting from Nov 25 to Dec 4 this year. Discounts are available on all Economy Class and Business Class fares to US & Europe from any of the 10 Indian destinations Emirates flies from.

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.