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Oct 17, 2019, 11.07 PM IST
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Cox & Kings being probed in Rs 40 crore fraud case

According to reports, the company has allegedly shut down its 6, Russel Street office and given notice of its inability to conduct overseas tours.

Tourism sector unaffected by economic slowdown

The major factors contributing to the growth of the tourism sector include various government initiatives, such as e-visa, which has helped in attracting more international tourists.

Tourism ministry to highlight lower room tariffs to woo foreigners

The India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB), which works closely with the tourism ministry on promoting India as an MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) destination.

Tourism ministry plans promotions around GST rate cut for hotels

The GST rate for room tariffs of Rs 7,500 and above was reduced to 18% from 28%, while those between Rs 1,000 and Rs 7,500 would have to pay 12%.

New itineraries: Four key tourism trends that shatter some myths

The tourism landscape is seeing interesting changes, here are four trends that are at the shattering myths.

UK travel giant Thomas Cook collapses, Goa set to feel pinch

Chartered flights from the UK start arriving in Goa from November, and almost always the first one was operated by Thomas Cook.

Not impacted by British firm's collapse, says Thomas Cook India

The British company went bust, putting plans of hundreds of thousands of travellers in jeopardy.

Financial turmoil at Thomas Cook PLC not to impact Thomas Cook India

Thomas Cook UK had ceased to be the promoter of Thomas Cook (India) after it transferred its entire stake in 2012 to Fairfax, a Canada based firm which has varied interests across the globe.

Kerala tourism bags three PATA gold awards

The awards were received by tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran and tourism director P Bala Kiran.

We remain focused on building the pipeline of visitors from India: Singapore Tourism Board regional director

For the fourth time in a row, Visitors Arrival (VA) from India to Singapore had crossed the 1 million mark

Tourism minister Prahlad Singh Patel holds meeting with local administration at Leh to boost tourism

Tourism minister Prahlad Singh Patel holds meeting with local administration at Leh to boost tourism

Gyal P Wangyal, chairman, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council said that he was hoping for a good outcome from these meetings.

India moves up 6 places to 34th rank on world travel & tourism competitiveness index: WEF report

India moves up 6 places to 34th rank on world travel & tourism competitiveness index: WEF report

India's ranking improved from 40th to 34th, the greatest improvement over 2017 among the top 25 per cent of all countries ranked in the report.

Foreign exchange earnings from tourism dip in H1 with fall in traveller spend

Foreign exchange earnings from tourism dip in H1 with fall in traveller spend

Fears of recession, US-China trade war, India-Pakistan tension affect travel.

Tourism ministry seeks Rs 5,000 crore to develop 17 iconic sites

Tourism ministry seeks Rs 5,000 crore to develop 17 iconic sites

Funds are sought over 5 years under a new scheme separate from Swadesh Darshan scheme

Easy online loans convince more Indians to go on holiday on credit

Easy online loans convince more Indians to go on holiday on credit

According to the UN World Tourism Organisation, 50 million Indians are estimated to travel abroad in 2019, more than double the number in 2017.

I can sense the beginning of a slowdown: Deep Kalra, CEO MakeMyTrip

I can sense the beginning of a slowdown: Deep Kalra, CEO MakeMyTrip

Here is Deep Kalra's advice to young entrepreneurs: You should think like marathoners.

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