May 03, 2021 06:24 PM IST
Cafes, restaurants and bars, which had been shut to all but takeout and delivery services when lockdown-type measures were imposed in early November, reopened for outdoor seated service only.
- Feb 14, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched multiple infrastructure and tourism projects in Kerala on February 14, including a Rs 6,000 crore petrochemical complex of oil major Bharat Petroleum and Ro-Ro Vessels of Inland Waterways at Willingdon Island.
- Jan 19, 2021 01:49 PM IST
The heavy influx of tourists is a dramatic change for the tourism industry in Kashmir, which faced double whammy of the Covid-19 and harsh curbs on civil rights India imposed in the region on August 5, 2019.
- Jan 13, 2021 04:13 PM IST
Concern is spreading that the winter holiday success could be fleeting, because it came as COVID-19 infections in both Mexico and the United States, the main source of the foreign tourists, were reaching new heights — and as a new, more easily spread variant was beginning to emerge in the U.S. If a sharp rise in infections forces a new shutdown of the tourism sector, the effects would be devastating.
- Jul 04, 2020 07:45 PM IST
Speaking at a conference organised by the UIL trade union, Conte said the government needed to "redefine" tax incentives in favour of green, digital investments of the future, adding "we must support the worst affected industries such as automotive and tourism".
- Jul 02, 2020 10:23 AM IST
European countries have agreed to start lift restriction from July 1. The list will be updated every 14 days.
- May 27, 2020 09:23 PM IST
IATO has also asked for special collateral free and interest free long-term loans (5-10 years) to be provided to the tour operators for revival of business and aggressive marketing, the statement said.
- May 22, 2020 02:32 PM IST
About a third of domestic flight operations will resume from May 25 under strict norms. All commercial passenger flights were suspended with effect from March 25, when the country came under a lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19.
- Apr 29, 2020 08:14 PM IST
Hallstatt, a small picturesque village in Austria, is left deserted amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The ongoing crises has impacted the tourism industry, affecting mainly locals at tourist places who are mostly dependent on earnings from travellers
- Mar 06, 2020 08:21 AM IST
Here are a few pictures to show how coronavirus has left the city’s famed tourism hotspots deserted as holidaymakers stay home.
- Feb 22, 2020 08:12 AM IST
Then and now photos of tourist attractions show how the coronavirus outbreak has wreaked havoc on the tourism industry in Asia.
- Dec 19, 2019 02:03 PM IST
Speaking at the '15th CII Annual Tourism Summit 2019', Kant said the tourism sector can be one of the biggest drivers of India's economic growth as higher visitor numbers spur employment opportunities.
- Sep 02, 2018 01:50 PM IST
International tourism receipts for India grew from 22.42 billion dollars in 2016 to 27.36 billion dollars last year.
- Jan 16, 2018 06:35 PM IST
Stating that tourism sector was doing "extremely well", he said in 2017 alone, there was an increase of 15.2 percent in the foreign tourist arrivals to the country.
- Feb 02, 2017 07:54 AM IST
Terming the budget as "overall, a well-balanced, pro-poor, pro-growth budget" Amber Dubey, Partner and Head (Aerospace and Defence) of KPMG in India said the announcement of select AAI airports in Tier 2 cities to be taken up for operation and maintenance in PPP mode is a development step.
- Jan 13, 2017 12:24 PM IST
"Right now, IT services (industry) is about USD 150 billion, mostly export-oriented and tourism is USD 120 billion, growing at 7.50 percent," Jagdish N Sheth, Professor of Marketing at Emory University, USA, told PTI.
- Dec 30, 2015 12:14 PM IST
Anil Khandelwal, CFO, Cox and Kings says the company is now through with the strategic rebalancing of its businesses and no further action is likely on that front.
- Feb 18, 2015 01:17 PM IST
Like exporters, based on foreign exchange earnings, tour operators should also get exemption of service tax on package tours as the payment is received in foreign exchange.
- Feb 10, 2014 01:50 PM IST
India`s government last week decided to extend its visa-on-arrival scheme to 180 countries worldwide from just 11 countries previously in a bid to boost tourist arrivals in the country.
- Feb 26, 2013 07:19 PM IST
It is vital for the government to reduce the tax burden on the tourism industry if it wants to achieve the 1 percent share of the international tourist arrivals by 2016 from 0.60 percent at present
- Feb 22, 2012 05:38 PM IST
The travel and tourism Industry in India is truly handicapped, says Madhavan Menon, Managing Director of Thomas Cook (India).
- Jun 04, 2011 11:59 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday has emphasised on conservation of forests and water bodies to sustain tourism industry in the state.