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US & India agree to work on improving accessibility & connectivity to grow bilateral tourist traffic

In the first ever strategic commercial dialogue on travel & tourism held in Delhi this week, the US and India agreed to work together to address issues of accessibility and connectivity between the .... .read more>>
Malaysia Tourism Minister assures speedy redressal of visa fee-related issues

In order to stem the decline in tourist numbers from India to Malaysia over the last one year, the Government of Malaysia will take proactive steps to address key issues related to the visa regime. more>>
VFS Global wins contracts to manage India visa services in Spain, Thailand & South Africa

As part of its expanding visa services network for the Government of India’s Ministry of External Affairs worldwide, VFS Global will manage India visa processing services in three additional more>>

MoT launches pre-loaded SIM Card for tourists arriving on E-visa

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, Government of India launched the initiative of the providing pre-loaded SIM Card to foreign tourists arriving on more>>
Bombardier terms India as high potential market for commercial aviation

Aircraft manufacturer, Bombardier is eyeing India as a high potential market for commercial airplanes, especially for improving regional air connectivity. more>>

Slovenia eyes joint promotions with neighbouring tourist destinations

Slovenia observed approximately 20,000 overnights from India in the last year, but India is still not a prominent inbound source market for the country. Thus, their marketing initiatives will be boosted once arrival numbers are substantial. more>>

Vistara announces direct flights between Kolkata - Pune, and Delhi - Port Blair

Vistara, a full-service carrier, today announced the launch of two new routes to cater to growing customer demand. Starting March 26, 2017, Vistara will fly direct daily between Kolkata and Pune, compared to the previous more>>