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Category: India Travel News

India international flights: extended suspension devastating

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 31, 2021 0

The President of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), Mr. Rajiv Mehra, expressed his extreme disappointment on the decision taken by the India Ministry ... Read More

With over 40,000 new COVID cases in 2 days India asks two states to enact curfews

eturbonews- August 27, 2021 0

Indian government asked the states of Kerala and Maharashtra to consider night curfews as new COVID cases spike. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

Boeing 737 MAX cleared to fly in Indian airspace again

eturbonews- August 26, 2021 0

So far, 175 out of 195 countries have lifted restrictions on Max, and over 30 operators have returned the plane to service. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

India Tour Operators: How to achieve US$400 billion in exports

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 25, 2021 0

A number of suggestions were given by the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) in a meeting called by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, ... Read More

World’s first COVID-19 DNA vaccine approved in India

eturbonews- August 20, 2021 0

The vaccine, ZyCoV-D, uses a section of genetic material from the virus that gives instructions as either DNA or RNA to make the specific protein ... Read More

Scary? Air India A320 Flight from Delhi to Kabul

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 16, 2021 0

Air India Flight 243 on Sunday, operated with an Airbus 320, was on a scheduled flight from Delhi, India, to the Afghan capital of Kabul. ... Read More

Brand USA Keeps India on its Virtual Radar

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 13, 2021 0

The Brand USA global marketplace is unique in many ways, not the least of which was conveyed in a message loud and clear to India ... Read More

India and Germany Bilateral Tourism Agreement Signed

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 12, 2021 0

India and Germany have signed a bilateral tourism agreement via the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) and Deutscher Reiseverband e.V., (DRV) German Travel Association ... Read More

India – Kazakhstan Tourism and Travel: What is the Deal?

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 10, 2021 0

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) and Kazakhstan Tourism have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today, Tuesday, August 10, 2021. The signatories were ... Read More

Flying From India to Canada Remains a Big No

eturbonews- August 10, 2021 0

Transport Canada is extending the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) that restricts all direct commercial and private passenger flights to Canada from India until September 21, ... Read More

India Tourism Going All Out Through Film, Sports, Religion, Staycations, Workations

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 6, 2021 0

The Cabinet Minister of the Government of Uttarakhand, Satpal Maharaj, said today that the state government has extended various fiscal and monetary assistance to the ... Read More

India Drafting New National Tourism Policy

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 5, 2021 0

The Union Cabinet Minister of Culture, Tourism and Development of the Northeastern Region (DoNER), Government of India, Mr. G. Kishan Reddy, today said that the ... Read More

Government All In: Revival and Reforms in India Aviation

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 4, 2021 0

The India aviation sector, including airlines, airports, and related services, have come under financial stress on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. - eTurboNews | Travel ... Read More

New India Aviation Milestone: From a 12-Hour Journey to 60 Minutes

Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 4, 2021 0

The first direct flight operations between Imphal (Manipur) and Shillong (Meghalaya) was flagged off yesterday under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme — Ude Desh Ka ... Read More

India Aviation: New Airlines on the Horizon

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 30, 2021 0

The India aviation sector, like almost every travel and tourism endeavor, never has a dull moment, regardless of whether or not the moment at hand ... Read More

13 Projects for 13 Districts to Save Himalayan Tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 24, 2021 0

The hill state of Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, plans to develop 13 tourism projects in its 13 districts. - ... Read More

IATO Execs Face to Face with India Government

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 16, 2021 0

Today, Mr. Rajiv Mehra, President, and Mr. Pronab Sarkar, Immediate Past President, of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), the national apex body of ... Read More

Give e-Tourist Visas in India Now Urges Former IATO Leader

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 16, 2021 0

Travel and Tourism leader Subhash Goyal, Chairman of the STIC group and former President of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), says the country ... Read More

Spam and Misinformation: WhatsApp Blocks Over 2 Million India Accounts

eturbonews- July 16, 2021 0

The abuse detection operates at three stages of an account’s lifestyle: at registration; during messaging; and in response to negative feedback, which WhatsApp receives in ... Read More

New India Tourism Minister giving industry hope

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 8, 2021 0

A cabinet reorganization by India Prime Minister N. Modi yesterday has sent some signals, however symbolic, that tourism and aviation, both in the doldrums, may ... Read More

United Federation of Travel Agents Association reveals new Board

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 6, 2021 0

The United Federation of Travel Agents Association in India held its Annual General Assembly (AGA) – Virtual, on June 28, 2021, which elected a new ... Read More

India United Federation of Travel Agents Association reveals new Board

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 6, 2021 0

The United Federation of Travel Agents Association in India held its Annual General Assembly (AGA) – Virtual, on June 28, 2021, which elected a new ... Read More

COVID-19 Delta Variant surging across the globe

eturbonews- July 2, 2021 0

Go to a location where vaccinations are not so high, and you are likely to be looking at a place where the COVID-19 Delta Variant ... Read More

Hidden travel gem in India: Quaint Jaisalmer

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 2, 2021 0

Jaisalmer is a quaint historical border town in the colorful State of Rajasthan in India. | Hidden travel gem in India: Quaint Jaisalmer Read More

Delhi restaurants, hotels and pubs get a tax break

Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 1, 2021 0

The Delhi government in India has allowed a waiver of the excise license fee for pubs, restaurants, and hotels serving liquor, having been put into ... Read More

Response to India Tourism relief package fast and furious

Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 29, 2021 0

There is mixed reaction in the travel trade on the India Tourism relief measures announced by the Finance Minister to revive tourism. The general feeling ... Read More

Turkey bans direct flights from Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

Turkey's Interior Ministry issued a circular stating that the country suspended flights from Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka as of July ... Read More

India Tourism grateful for government relief from severe COVID-19 crisis

Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 28, 2021 0

The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) expressed its gratitude to the Hon. Prime Minister and Hon. Finance Minister for giving some relief to the ... Read More

India travel and tourism facing urgent economic crisis

Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 23, 2021 0

The effect of the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the lives and livelihood of India travel and tourism as well as hospitality for the ... Read More

1 million meals delivered to India healthcare providers in COVID-19 battle

Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 22, 2021 0

The founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, said, “In a free enterprise, the community is not just another stakeholder in business, but is in ... Read More