Archive for February, 2012

Gay travelers: Foreign cos., plan shops in India

With India becoming a favoured destination among gay travellers, many international gay travel agencies are keen to open shop in India to cater to this niche travel segment

February 24th, 2012 | Default, Tourism | Read More

Tourism: India on global tapping spree; marketing officials in Russia, Brazil…

In a bid to augument inbound tourism volume, Government of India is targeting to tap potential markets globally starting with Russia. Towards this end Tourism Market officials will be appointed in several countries. This comes on the heel of Commerce Ministry’s effort on tapping new markets for...

February 24th, 2012 | Tourism | Read More

Hyderabad dons up to be

GMR Group, India’s leading infrastructure company that owns and operates the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, has drawn up a blueprint to make the airport a cargo hub. The move follows a failed attempt by the Civil Aviation Ministry to turn Nagpur in Maharashtra into a centre for...

February 24th, 2012 | Cargo, Default | Read More

DGCA collects emission data

The growing concern on carbon emissions and global warming has trickled down to the civil aviation sector in India too. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to create a national carbon inventory for the civil aviation sector and collect data on carbon emissions from various airports...

February 22nd, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More
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