Budget proposes rating of iconic tourist centres based on quality and facilities

02 Feb 2024

Presenting the Interim Budget 2024-25 in Parliament, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid emphasis on comprehensive development of tourist centers for achieving the vision of ‘Viksit Bharat’ by 2047.

Thrillophilia launches a 'One-Stop' tourism guide for Lakshadweep

11 Jan 2024

In a bid to capture the recently growing interest in Lakshadweep tourism, Rajasthan-based travel platform Thrillophilia has launched a dedicated online platform,

Tata Group unveils plans for two Taj resorts in Lakshadweep, set to open in 2026

09 Jan 2024

In a strategic move, Tata Group’s Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has announced the development of two Taj-branded resorts in the picturesque Lakshadweep archipelago, poised to open its doors in 2026.

EaseMyTrip suspends Maldives flight bookings amid diplomatic tensions

08 Jan 2024

In a bold move showcasing solidarity with India, EaseMyTrip has announced the suspension of all flight bookings to the Maldives.

Alaska Air Group Inc. acquires Hawaiian Holdings Inc. in a $1.9 billion deal

04 Dec 2023

Alaska Air Group Inc. has announced its acquisition of Hawaiian Holdings Inc. for a substantial $1.9 billion, encompassing existing debt.

World's largest cruise ship, Icon of the Seas, scheduled to set sail

10 Aug 2023

Cruise bookings have surged, and a Finnish shipyard is now in the final stages of completing what is set to become the largest cruise ship in the world.

Shipping and civil aviation ministries sign MoU for development of sea plane services in India

15 Jun 2021

RBI opens new window for banks to lend to contact-intensive segments

07 Jun 2021

PM flags off eight trains to seamlessly connect Statue of Unity

21 Jan 2021

Thomas Cook India unaffected as UK operator collapses

23 Sep 2019

Thomas Cook on brink, may leave 180,000 tourists stranded: report

21 Sep 2019

Govt to develop 17 iconic tourist sites in 12 clusters

24 Jul 2019

Norway’s Hurtigruten launches first battery-powered cruise ship

02 Jul 2019

Hybrid technology, combined with the advanced construction of the hull and effective use of electricity on board will help reduce fuel consumption and CO2-emissions on the ships by 20 per cent

Indigo Partners, Lufthansa seen as likely bidders for Thomas Cook airline

02 May 2019

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Croatia in the field of tourism

28 Mar 2019

Government liberalises e-visa regime, makes it more tourist friendly

15 Feb 2019

PM to inaugurate spiritual circuit development project in Kerala

15 Jan 2019

Indian tourists to get visa on arrival in Myanmar

13 Dec 2018

Tourism ministry to issue guidelines for online travel aggregators soon

11 Dec 2018

Cruise terminals set up at 5 major ports to promote tourism

09 Aug 2018

Dubai, London, Paris most preferred by Indian travellers in Q2 2018

02 Aug 2018

Centre approves Rs106-cr investment in cruise tourism infrastructure

31 Jul 2018

Sites around Mumbai port to be developed to boost cruise tourism

11 Jul 2018

Govt nudges SCI to enter cruise tourism

07 Jul 2018

The government will give Rs500 crore to Shipping Corporation of India for leasing out cruise vessels to promote cruise tourism, as part of its efforts to promote coastal shipping

Global tourism carbon footprint quantified for the first time in the world

08 May 2018