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Seven Indian cities make it to the list of world's most popular city destinations for 2019

December 06, 2019 12:31 pm

The report also states that Asia continues to interest tourists, with as many as 43 Asian cities on the list.

International tourism has shot up by four per cent: UN

September 12, 2019 5:49 pm

International arrivals in Europe grew by four per cent, while Africa saw a rise of around three per cent and the Americas around two per cent. These countries enjoyed more moderate growth in the given tenure, according to reports.

Budget 2019: Govt plans to turn 17 'iconic' tourist sites into world-class destinations

July 05, 2019 5:25 pm

The Union Budget has allocated marginally more — a rise of 1.82 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively - to tourism and culture ministries.

Manipur Sangai Festival underway; Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 10-day fest

November 22, 2018 6:22 pm

The Manipur Sangai Festival is an opportunity to see the best the northeastern state has to offer with the land coming alive with its unique dance performances by its 32 tribes, indigenous games and sports, music and some mouth-watering food.

Explained Snippets | Leisure tourists: India gets a fraction of what SE Asia gets

September 13, 2018 11:14 am

Only 2.5 million holidaymakers visited India from abroad in 2016. This is far less than in far smaller countries like Thailand, which received 31 million leisure tourists in 2017.

International tourism arrivals hit record high in 2017, India leads growth in South Asia: UN report

September 02, 2018 1:40 pm

Europe and Africa led the regions with increases in arrivals, with growth of eight per cent and nine per cent, respectively.

Government plans measures to attract more Chinese tourists

August 27, 2018 3:50 am

In May, Alphons had visited Wuhan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization conference on tourism, and assessed the market personally.

Want to see more tourism opportunities grow in India, says Canada minister Bardish Chagger

February 20, 2018 4:19 am

When asked about the Khalistan movement, leader of the government in the Canadian House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger said the Khalistan issue should not receive much attention.

India short of nearly 2 lakh tourist hotel rooms: Officials

December 28, 2017 4:35 pm

For a projected annual growth of 12 per cent in foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs), the projected requirement of additional hotel rooms in 2016, over 2010, was estimated to be 1,90,108.

Swiss travellers top spenders at Indian hotels: Report

April 03, 2015 4:16 pm

Globetrotters from Switzerland shelled out maximum money for their stay in India among the foreign tourists in 2014, an 11 per cent rise...


Express Wanderlust: Planning a winter honeymoon? Here's a list of some romantic destinations

January 23, 2020 1:04 pm

How many of these places have you seen?

Express Wanderlust: Here's what you should know before your trip to Kashmir

January 02, 2020 3:59 pm

The place will instantly give you a feel of heaven. Before you visit it, here are some things to keep in mind.