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Despite Paris tragedy, TOs remain positive on outbound to France & Europe

The Schengen countries have always been amongst the most popular destinations for Indian leisure as well as business travellers. TravelBiz Monitor spoke to more>>

Post Marriott-Starwood merger, more M&As likely in near future: Experts

Large scale consolidation and takeovers are in the offing, both within the Indian scenario and worldwide. This has been necessitated by the need to remain profitable more>>

India receives less than 1% of world's tourists annually: Tourism Minister

As per a PTI report, India receives less than 1% international tourists annually and their average stay in the country has come down by two days, Mahesh Sharma, Tourism more>>

Sabre to acquire Trust Group of Companies for USD 154mn

As per webintravel report by Yeoh Siew Hoon, Sabre Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Trust Group of Companies which include Trust International more>>

Hand-written passport now invalid for travelling outbound

With effect from November 25, the government has stopped considering handwritten passports from Indian citizens. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) more>>

SAARC Working Group on Tourism discuss creation of common itineraries

South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Working Group on Tourism which met in New Delhi on November 25 and 26 has discussed issues related to tourism more>>

GNTO, India to promote ‘Natural Landscapes’ theme in 2016

The German National Tourist Office (GNTO), India has witnessed a 10% increase in overnights from India during January to August 2015, and is hopeful to close the year more>>