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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'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

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

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

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

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

Contribution of domestic tourists to GDP could help India beat the slump

We increase our incomes by working overtime. We contribute to India’s GDP by also spending what we earn.

MHA opens up 137 peaks in India to foreigners for mountaineering and trekking purposes

The decision comes following a proposal from the tourism ministry.

India's e-tourist visa fee based on tourist footfall; higher in peak season, less during lean period

Minister Prahlad Patel asserted that the move was to encourage tourists to visit India.

As business activity slows down, hotels and travel service providers see a dip in revenues

General slowdown, higher air fares after Jet’s grounding, and a decline in domestic business travel are hurting hotels and travel operators.

Conventions India Conclave may boost MICE tourism in Kerala

Conventions India Conclave may boost MICE tourism in Kerala

The government hopes that the 12th edition of conventions India conclave, a premier international meet on MICE tourism, to be held at Kochi from August 29-31 will help boost MICE tourism.

MakeMyTrip, its CEO to face trial for trademark fraud against Ezeego

MakeMyTrip, its CEO to face trial for trademark fraud against Ezeego

HC refuses to quash charges against MakeMyTrip, its CEO and AVP; travel firm Ezeego alleged that the AVP created fake Ezeego domains to divert clients.

India Inc widens road to China after Trump-Xi trade war

India Inc widens road to China after Trump-Xi trade war

There has been an uptick in business travel to China as entrepreneurs and businesses keen to take advantage of opportunities.

Desis’ Q1 foreign trip bill at new high

Desis’ Q1 foreign trip bill at new high

This year’s June travel spend accounted for 42% of the foreign exchange purchased by Indian individuals.

Bleisure makes a stopover in Bengaluru

Bleisure makes a stopover in Bengaluru

Hotels in Bengaluru are tailor-making travel itineraries for such bleisure travellers too.

Australia woos Indian tourists ahead of T20 world cup in 2020

Australia woos Indian tourists ahead of T20 world cup in 2020

Visitors from India to Australia reached 367,000 during the year ended May 2019, a 11% growth from the same period in the previous year.

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