Indian tourism

Mumbai makes it to top-30 best cities on Instagram for photos

In a research carried out by airport bus company Hoppa on frequency of names appearing in Instagram hashtags, it was concluded that Mumbai is the most popular of all Indian cities - ranked 26th - on the social media site.

May 08, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Rape, murder, fraud: Swiss advisory for travel to India reads like a nightmare

A recent attack on a Swiss couple near Fatehpur Sikri has highlighted Switzerland's extensive travel advisory for its citizens visiting India that the country had issued in August.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:04 AM IST

5 places in India even Indians can't visit without permits

An Inner Line Permit is required by an Indian tourist which allows the citizen into a protected / restricted area for a limited period.

Jan 17, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Incredible India website to provide 12 foreign languages to aid tourists

Aiming at world audience, the website for 'Incredible India' campaign will soon provide tourist related information in 11 languages, including Chinese, Spanish and Arabic.

Feb 07, 2016, 20:32 PM IST

There's uproar in India's 'Valley of Gods' – find out why

Its ski slopes are considered among the best in India while its stunning views are a magnet for hikers, horse riders and paragliders in the summer.

Aug 21, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

Tourism fetches Rs 3.22 lakh cr foreign exchange in 3 years

India earned over Rs 3.22 lakh crore worth of foreign exchange through tourism in the last three years, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Apr 27, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

Buddhist circuit to be developed under 'Swadesh Darshan' scheme

The government has proposed the development of the Buddhist circuit under its newly-launched "Swadesh Darshan" scheme, parliament was informed on Monday.

Apr 20, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

Centre to develop Buddha, Ramayan circuits: Tourism Minister

Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (Independent Charge) Mahesh Sharma on Sunday said that like Krishna circuit, the Centre was developing Buddha and Ramayan cicuits also.

Apr 12, 2015, 23:51 PM IST

78 percent Indian women consider India safe to travel

A majority of Indian women of various age-groups across the country feel India is a safe place to travel, reads a survey.

Mar 05, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

National Tourism Day: Top 5 train journeys in India

Travelling by Indian Railways is as fascinating as it can get. Whether you want to backpack through the country or be treated like royalty Indian railways has it all. The meandering tracks take you through all terrains.

Feb 26, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

Remote tribal community in Arunachal opens homestay for tourists

A small tribal community in the hills of Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh have opened their homes for people to stay with them and have a taste of their culture, food and society.

Feb 08, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

Tourism Ministry calls for education impetus to hospitality industry

Hospitality is the strength of the Indian tourism industry and it needs to be further strengthened by providing quality education, according to Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.

Feb 06, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Goa to offer hot air balloons, amphibious vessels this summer

To provide tourists an opportunity to explore the rich geography of the state, the Tourism Department of Goa will launch hot air balloons and amphibious vessels for them this summer.

Jan 08, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

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Dec 24, 2014, 13:36 PM IST

Traditions, fairs, cultures should be preseved: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Sunday said traditions, cultures, customs, fairs, and languages should be preserved.

Jul 06, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

Wherever Bollywood goes, tourism follows: Mahesh Bhatt

A bhelpuri seller`s business on Juhu beach in Mumbai picked up after a song from Rajesh Khanna-starrer `Anand`, shot on the beach, came out, said Mahesh Bhatt Friday, pointing out the power of cinema that boosts tourism on the home turf as well as offshore.

Jan 10, 2014, 21:09 PM IST

Now, tourists in Himachal can SMS complaints

In a move to redress complaints of those visiting Himachal Pradesh, the state tourism department has extended an SMS facility whereby one can seek assistance by sending a message, an official said Friday.

Sep 06, 2013, 17:43 PM IST

Luxury yachting coming to India this October

Indian elite and travel aficionados shall be introduced to the world of luxury high seas yachting, courtesy Norway`s SeaDream Yacht Club, in October.

Aug 18, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

Budget tours attract more Indians to China

Over six lakhs Indians visited China last year taking advantage of the affordable group tour packages offered by Chinese tour groups, a tour operator said.

Aug 11, 2013, 13:29 PM IST

No leave from work, high airfares hit Indian holidayers

No leave from work, high airfares and persistent inflation were the biggest impediments this year for Indians planning a trip abroad which witnessed a 14 percent drop from last year, a study has found.

Dec 16, 2012, 10:04 AM IST