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Mauritius expect 20 pc growth in Indian tourists' arrival

Mauritius is expecting 20 per cent growth in arrivals of Indian tourists in 2017 as the island nation today kicked off a five-city road show to attract tourists. Mauritius saw Indian tourists' arrivals of 83,000 in 2016 which was 15 per cent more than ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Coming soon: A Modi museum in Gujarat

The Gujarat tourism department is planning to convert the erstwhile house of Modi's family into a museum, reports Sohini Das. Soon, those interested will be able to visit a museum in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthplace, Vadnagar, if things go according to plan. A trip along the narrow bylanes of Vadnagar, the ancient capital of the Gujarat kingdom that the Puranas describe as a flourishing city, is set to become more interesting as tour operators work to create a “Modi ...
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Highways across country turn local to skirt liquor ban

Hundreds of kilometres of national and state highways in states like Maharashtra, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and others have turned into local, municipal or district roads, just a few days after a Supreme Court order banning liquor sale along highways. Most states have not specified any reason for changing the categories and some have even denied that the step has been taken in view of the Supreme Court verdict. Yet, most of the decisions have come in the wake of the March 31 order of ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

The return of Kashmir's tourists

The violence in the state last year reduced tourist inflow by 55% and revenue by 80%. Kasmiris hope the summer of 2017 will take them back to the highs of 2015. Sohini Das reports. What a dreadful year it was for Kashmir! IMAGE: Srinagar's famous Dal Lake. To draw tourists, the J&K tourism department has been conducting roadshows across India, including in Mumbai, Chennai, Raipur, Kochi, Lucknow, Delhi, Rajkot and Ahmedabad. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters.   Tour operators are ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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15 lakh tourists visited India availing e-tourist visa: Govt

More than 15 lakh tourists have visited the country so far availing the popular e-tourist visa, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju told the Upper House that more than 15 lakh e-tourist visas have been issued till 2016 ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Foreign Tourists With E-Visa Will Get Free Pre-Loaded BSNL SIM Card With Rs 50 Talktime & 50 MB Data  Trak.in2 months ago Indians with US visa, green card to get visa upon arrival in UAE  Sify3 weeks ago
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Tourist spot or time-bomb?

The Sikkim government is planning to convert an artificial lake, formed by a massive landslide in the state’s northern part in August last year, into a tourist spot. But most of the people from the Lepcha community in Dzongu argue that it is a bad idea to turn a “time-bomb” into a tourist spot, reports Athar Parvaiz. Image: Since August 2016 people of the cut-off villages are being helped by the disaster response force while crossing the lake. Photograph: Athar Parvaiz. On ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Locational advantage

In the Indian scenario, how does one create a tourism themed real estate development, which is also ‘integrated’? Real estate development, as the adage goes, is all about location, location and location. So, if the location is a tourist attraction, how ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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How the highway liquor ban has played out so far, and why it won't work

What is our attitude to alcohol and drinking in general? Do we drink? Do we not drink? Is it necessarily an evil? Is it a necessary evil—at least as far as state revenues go? The recent Supreme Court ruling regarding the sale of liquor on highways, and ...
 catchnews.com1 day ago
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Kashmir turmoil: Who is to blame and what is the way out?

The institutions which are supposed to restore sanity to the Kashmir Valley appear to be opposed, or at least indifferent, to this idea. Right from the 1990s, whenever there was escalation of violence in the Valley the captains of these institutions reviewed ...
 catchnews.com6 days ago

Indian aviation faces swadeshi headwinds

Amber Dubey decodes what 100 per cent FDI in airlines really means and why India needs to stop blocking competition if it ever wants to become the top aviation market. IMAGE: Marking the launch of flights by the British Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from London to New Delhi at Heathrow Airport in 2015. India suffers from poor global air connectivity and it is self-inflicted. While leading airports provide connections to over 200 global destinations, India's largest airport, Delhi, connects ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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