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Goa gets a new tourism director, Sanjeev Gauns Dessai, in a major administrative reshuffle

As per a Times of India report, in a major administrative re-shuffle, the state government late on Saturday shifted Ameya Abhyankar, IAS, tourism director as director of Information...read more>>

WTTC-II appoints Kapil Chopra as Chairman; Ashwani Lohani is the new Vice Chairman

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) held in Delhi yesterday appointed Kapil Chopra, President of The Oberoi Group as the ..read more>>

IATA expects 5.1% net profit margin for 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its airline industry outlook for 2016 which sees an average net profit margin of 5.1% being generated with total ..read more>>

Seychelles islands witness 207% growth in Indian tourist arrivals

Seychelles islands witnessed an increase of 207% in tourist arrivals from India for the period Jan-Nov 2015 compared to the same period last year, stated a release. Seychelles ..read more>>

India to offer Visa on Arrival to Japan from March 1, 2016

India will offer Visa on Arrival to Japanese Tourists and Business Travellers from Japan, starting from March 1, 2016. This was announced by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi...read more>>

Tourism ministry mulls university and skill development centres for development of tourism

Ministry of Tourism is exploring possibility of obtaining statutory status for the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology and the Indian Institute of Travel and ...read more>>

Ancillary sales by OTAs shows 85% growth in 2015: Amadeus report

In the first three quarters of this year, Amadeus IT Group saw an 85% increase in the amount of ancillaries being sold via online travel agencies (OTAs). This trend suggests...read more>>