Goa airport gets visa-on-arrival facility for 43 countries

Panaji: The Centre has extended the visa-on-arrival facility at the Goa airport for tourists from 43 countries, which is expected to bring in 15 per cent growth in tourism during the ongoing season.

India will offer secure environment for tourists: Rajnath

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government is committed to offering safe and secure framework to the foreign tourists coming to explore India.

Foreign tourists throng Pushkar fair; security reviewed

More than 6,000 foreign tourists have flocked to the famous annual Pushkar fair where security arrangements have been reviewed in view of a call threatening a bomb blast received recently.

Tourists do not visit Kerala to drink: Congress

Foreign tourists do not visit Kerala to only consume liquor, state Congress president VM Sudheeran said Monday, hitting back at those who have said that the tourism industry would be the worst affected by the new liquor policy that aims at total prohibition in a decade.

Thirteen tourists found alive, two still missing after Indonesia ship sinks

A small cruise ship carrying 20 foreign tourists and five Indonesian crew sank on Saturday night as it sailed between Lombok and Komodo islands. Indonesian authorities had said as many as 15 of the tourists were missing overnight.

Boat carrying 20 foreign tourists sinks in eastern Indonesia, 15 missing

Fifteen foreign tourists were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank, an Indonesian search-and-rescue official said.

Three foreign tourists arrested for using illegal satellite phones in West Bengal

Three of the 84 tourists, including 51 foreigners, detained here for carrying illegal satellite phones, were on Sunday arrested and remanded to police custody.

26-yr-old held for robbing foreign tourists

A 26-year-old youth has been arrested here for allegedly robbing valuables from foreign nationals after drugging them, police said.

Pakistan attack: Bodies of foreign victims identified

It was the first attack on mountaineers drawn to the natural beauty and intrepid climbing of northern Pakistan.

Taliban storm Pakistan hotel: 10 foreign tourists, 1 guide killed

Taliban militants disguised as paramilitary personnel stormed a mountaineering base camp in northern Pakistan, killing 10 foreign tourists and a Pakistani.

No of foreign tourists` visiting MP goes up

The number of foreign tourists coming to Madhya Pradesh has increased as a result of enhancement of tourism infrastructure and campaigns being held at the national/ international levels.

Foreign tourists to get tax refund in Goa

Foreign tourists who fly into Goa can now shop cheap at the beach paradise.

‘Ladakh`s restricted areas open to foreign tourists`

Restricted areas of Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh region, out of bounds for foreigners, are now open to visitors from other countries.

Hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt kills 19 tourists

At least 19 foreign tourists lost their lives on Tuesday as a hot air balloon crashed near Egyptian town of Luxor, reports said.

Police to patrol Goa hills following molestation

Goa Police have extended their patrolling from beaches to hill slopes used by tourists to trek from one beach to another after two foreigners were molested by domestic tourists on one such route.

Bihar emerging as hotspot of foreign tourists

With one out of six foreign tourists heading towards Bihar to visit the historical sites, the state has become a favourite to the tourists from abroad.

Bengal targets foreign tourists this Durga Puja

The West Bengal govt has drawn up plans to attract foreign tourists during the upcoming Durga Puja festival.

Pak evacuates 120 stranded foreign tourists

The foreigners were flown in a C-130 Hercules
transport aircraft from Gilgit town to Chaklala airbase in

Thailand: Chlorine leak lands tourists in hospital

One of those referred was a pregnant tourist who had breathing difficulties after inhaling the chemical.

Attackers kill five foreign tourists in Ethiopia

Two Germans, two Hungarians and an Austrian were killed by gunmen in an attack on tourists in Ethiopia.