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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.

Jordan plays host to Indian television stars for shoot

New Delhi, Sept 12 (IBNS) Jordan Tourism Board in association with Marinating Films took the small screen stars of India to Jordan recently to shoot the glamorous Telly Calendar 2015! The stunning sites of Jordan including Dead Sea, Jerash, Automobile Museum, Citadel, Mount Nebo, Madaba, Ma’in Hot Springs, Aqaba, Wadi Rum and Petra were used as stunning backdrop for the photos that the stars posed for.

Finding Fanny associates with Goa Tourism

Mumbai, Sept 11 (IBNS) Goa Tourism is roped in as the destination partner for the English- Hindi satirical Bollywood movie Finding Fanny scheduled to be released soon.

Canada woos Indian tourists for winter fun

New Delhi, Sept 9 (Not in Town/IBNS) See ribbons of green, red, blue and purple rippling across the sky, gathering momentum until the Northern Lights shimmer and loop over the entire horizon in surreal swathes of colour.

Tourism Ministry launches 'Incredible India' mobile app

New Delhi, Sept 3 (IBNS): Union Tourism Secretary Parvez Dewan on Wednesday launched the 'Incredible India' mobile application that will assist international and domestic tourists to access information about Ministry of Tourism recognized tourism service providers namely approved Inbound Tour Operators, Adventure Tour Operators, Domestic Tour Operators, Tourist Transport Operators, Travel Agents, Regional Level Guides, Classified Hotels available in respective cities/Tourist centers.

Putting the best paw forward to head to Scotland

Edinburgh, Aug 22 (IBNS) They have been in training for months to compete with the very best in their 'field'; with rigorous exercise and only the best treats…. And plenty of scratches behind the ears. Now the world's canine elite will come together for an action-packed four days in the World Sheepdog Trials, 3-6 September 2014, as the event is held in Scotland for the first time.