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Decision to amend Service Tax rules draws flak from industry

The Union Ministry of Finance’s latest amendment to its earlier notification on CENVAT Credit and Service Tax relevant to the travel and tourism related services has received a unanimous thumbs with the situation. .... .read more>>
After reaching consensus, GST roll out likely from July 1

As per an Economic Times report, India will likely be able to roll out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1 following a breakthrough on Monday over the seemingly intractable issue of tax more>>
Air India to bid for 23 new routes under RCS

Poised with the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) of the National Civil Aviation Policy, Air India is set to bid for connecting 23 routes with the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA). Some of its more>>

Boeing, SpiceJet partner for up to 205 airplanes; largest order in LCC’s history

Boeing and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement includes 100 new 737 MAX 8s, more>>
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VisitBritian appoints Vikas Sheth as Country Manager, India

Vikas Sheth has been appointed as the Country Manager of VisitBritian in India. He will be based in Mumbai (VisitBritain’s new headquarters in more>>

Italy to open student facilitation centres in Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai

As part of promoting student travel from India and creating awareness about academic opportunities, Italy will open dedicated division for student exchanges and visa facilitation at its more>>

Wilderness Safaris eyes Indian market; appoints Renuka Natu as India Representative

In a clear indication of its focus on the Indian market this year, Africa-based eco-tourism operator Wilderness Safaris has recently appointed Renuka Natu as its Representative in India. more>>