Pakistan seeks US help to get off FATF grey list
Pakistan urges US to review its travel advisories for Pak and encourage investment. Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was in Washington last week and had expressed hope that the US would back its efforts to get it off the grey list at FATF’s review meeting in Beijing this week.
Tourism not hit due to CAA or Article 370: Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel
"We will take complete responsibility if some untoward incident happens and not go about giving excuses. Even as the minister should not be taking blame for anything happening in the entire country, I will not shun from taking responsibility. However, I disagree that India is highly unsafe for women tourists," said minister of state for culture & tourism.
Piyush Goyal indicates customers to get compensation for delayed freight delivery
Speaking at the foundation day of the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited, Goyal said that it should make a commitment to its customers with a timetable for its freight trains. "Just like the Tejas trains have done in Delhi-Lucknow and Mumbai-Ahmedabad, we should be willing to give a commitment of timely delivery," he added.
Beef delicacy tweet kicks up row; Kerala govt says no aim to hurt anyone's religious beliefs
Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran criticised those who were trying to give a communal colour to the Tourism department tweet on the Kerala delicacy , "Beef Ularthiyathu" and said in the southern state none links food with religion.
DDB Mudra Group names Preetham Venkky as president 22feet Tribal Worldwide
Venkky comes with over 20 years of experience in digitally advanced markets in Asia including Hong Kong and China. At KRDS he built one of Singapore’s largest independent digital agencies from the ground up. KRDS worked on brands such as Singapore Airlines, DBS, OCBC, AIA, Prudential, Capitaland, Singapore Tourism Board, P&G, J&J, HP and Facebook.
Slow travel, eco-tourism, micro-cations: The ultimate trend guide for 2020
A brief overview of the shift in the travel trends that will dominate the year ahead.
Anti-CAA protest: Assam tourism, NFR suffer
November to March is peak tourism season for Northeast India. Chairman of the Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) Jayanta Malla Baruah said following the anti-CAA violent protest, there have been series of cancellation from domestic and foreign tourists.
Strategic 'Atal Tunnel' will change fortunes of region and help promote tourism: PM
"Rohtang Tunnel, connecting Manali in Himachal Pradesh to Leh in Ladakh, will now be known as Atal Tunnel. This strategic tunnel will change the fortunes of this region. It will help in promoting tourism in the region," he said. The historic decision to build the tunnel below the Rohtang Pass was taken in 2000 when Vajpayee was the prime minister.
Reducing tourism-related emissions key to check climate change impacts on tourism
As representatives of governments work to develop an international policy to tackle climate change at the ongoing UN climate talks in Madrid, there’s an effort to identify sectors and actions that help meet the goal. Tourism figures prominently in this list. For experts, tourism’s contribution to climate change presents a conundrum.
Indian Railways hikes ticket prices, commuters give mixed reactions
Indian Railways announced a hike in ticket price across its network and changes in ticket price can be seen from Jan 01. Indian Railways too...
Tourism ministry plans to build a Paryatan Bhawan in Lutyens' Delhi
ET had reported in its edition dated August 6 that the tourism ministry had submitted a plan to the prime minister’s office to encourage more overseas visitors to come to India following a muted growth in inbound tourist numbers in the first half of this year.
Quantum leap: India's vital role in new space age
The success of Gaganyaan will enormously elevate India’s credentials for human spaceflights.
Heading to Australia this New Year’s? Brent Anderson's simple hack can help you enjoy fireworks at Sydney Harbour
A letter-drop led Brent Anderson to have one of the best New Year’s Eves he ever spent.
Staycations, bleisure to rule hospitality sector in 2020, small towns likely to see surge in tourism
The young generation is looking for quality experiences that are essentially wallet-friendly.
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