Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Med.Tourism picks up; 5 lakh foreigners treated a year

Five lakh foreign patients seeking less expensive treatment visited India last one year. Though the trend of foreigners coming to India for treatment has gained momentum only in the last five years, the country is giving a tough competition to other medical destinations like Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia....

December 22nd, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

EMD Server For Travel Agencies

Amadeus, a technology solutions provider for the global travel and tourism industry, has announced the launch of IATA’s Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD) for travel agencies. EMD is the industry electronic messaging standard, which enables airlines and travel agencies to share information...

December 22nd, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Join hands to better service

Ezeego1.com, the online travel service provider has announced its partnership with Oxigen Services India Pvt Ltd to provide easy travel bookings and other travel related services. The tie-up will enable OxiCash users and Oxigen retailers across India to transact and buy travel products from ezeego1.com....

December 22nd, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Bi-weekly to Pune: Train chuggs off

Special Ernakulam-Pune biweekly Super Fast train at was flagged off at Ernakulam by Union Minister of States for Railways, E Ahmed. Train No 2519/2520 Ernakulam-Pune-Ernakulam Bi-weekly Superfast express would leave Ernakulam on Tuesdays and Fridays at 0515 hrs and reach Pune at 0550 hrs next day. From...

December 22nd, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Foreign tourist Arrivals: Forex earnings up

The perceptible growth in Foreign Tourist arrivals in India during the month of November this year compared to the corresponding period in the previous year is encouraging signal for the Travel/Tourism Indjustry. According to monthly estimates of foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) in India compiled by the...

December 22nd, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Thailand tourism on the recovery path

This year Thailand received 8,766,706 tourists Thailand Tourism is up by 13.79 per cent despite protests and violence in May. Numbers show Recover for Thailand Tourism after protests and violence in the country which rocked the tourism industry, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports in Thailand....

September 15th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Rajasthan to be made safe for tourists

Hotel Association to take a pledge of code of conduct According to the department of tourism, the first two quarters of 2010 have seen an escalation of 26.3% in foreign tourist arrivals indicating that Rajasthan is back on rails as a favoured destination. In line with positioning a global tourism brand,...

September 15th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Kerala Tourism shifts marketing strategy

God’s Own Country is tapping the potential of the domestic market With domestic tourism in India experiencing a strong growth, driven by a burgeoning middle class, Kerala Tourism has shifted its marketing strategy, focussing more on the local than the foreign travellers.’We have not cut down...

September 15th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Palace again on wheelswith additional splendor

The train has been refurbished with an added spa and variety of cuisines India’s premier tourist luxury train, ‘Palace on Wheels’ which got a facelift recently with splendid new interiors, steamed out of New Delhi on August 04. To woo more tourists, the train has been refurbished with...

August 16th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

The games to change tourism game plan 2010

More than 10 million tourists to visit India to witness the games ASSOCHAM estimates that India is going to get around USD 16,915 million from tourism alone in 2010. Special interest tours like Commonwealth games 2010 tours, spiritual tours, Ayurvedic tours, adventure tours etc will ensure a huge influx...

August 16th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More
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