DONER rings Ministry of Tourism to identify projects and fast track development of tourism in the North Eastern states

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh holding a meeting with the Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam, in New Delhi on May 11, 2018.

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh held a meeting with the Union Minister of state for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics and Information Technology K.J. Alphons on 11 May 2018. During the meeting, they discussed proposals for identifying ...

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Novotel Imagica Khopoli promises perfect blend of wellness with its premium spa

With rich summer therapies and treatments- Novotel Imagica Khopoli is nothing short of sanctuary of indulgence for truly memorable experience.

Amidst the serene Sahayadri hills, Novotel Imagica Khopoli’s premium spa – O2 has woven in impeccable rejuvenation for all the stressed senses at its spa, which perfectly complements the stay experience is well equipped with multiple treatment rooms, a private couple’s room, a designated space for foot reflexology and a salon. The spa is a perfect complement to the activities and fun nature of ...

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Deepening India and China ties promises bilateral tourism growth for world’s two top leading source markets

The Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics & Information Technology, Alphons Kannanthanam at the SCO Tourism Ministers Meeting, in Wuhan, China on May 08, 2018.

India and China are among the worlds two fastest growing source markets for international tourism, which is home to most lavish tourists on most overseas destinations. As part of deepening bilateral ties, India and China had organised 2016 as India Year in China and in 2017 as China Year in India. Although the year 2018 had started on a slight ...

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Radisson Hotel Group launches integrated marketing campaign ‘Family Moments’ across South Asia

Radisson Hotel Group is offering 25 per cent discount on spa and wellness as part of its Family Moments campaign  campaign between 7 May 2018 to 10 June 2018 and for stays until 30 June 2018.

The newly rebranded Radisson Hotel Group announced its expansion plans at Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) 2018 has now put on an invitation for guests to experience extraordinary hospitality with ‘Family Moments’, an exclusive integrated marketing campaign curated for South Asia to celebrate family time and make summer vacations memorable. The campaign underscores the brand’s promise to make every moment ...

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Ongoing Qatar-Gulf crisis makes Qatar rev up tourism growth; Qatar Tourism Authority Opens Office in Mumbai

L to R -  Rashed AlQurese, Chief Marketing & Promotions Offer, Hassan Al Ibrahim, Chairman Qatar Tourism Authority and Joseph Fernandes, QTA India

In the new disruptive global order; tourism has emerged as emerged one of dependable growth drivers. The recent UNWTO barometer reflects that all leading 25 source markets has witnessed incremental spending by its citizens on international tourism, which in no time will cross the 2 billion mark. Hence, its essential every nation gives its best shot to tourism promotion! Seemingly, arising ...

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Growing from 4 aircrafts to 119- Jet Airways reaffirms its commitment to add more joy of flying @ its silver jubilee

For Jet Airways patrons there are always more reasons to celebrate!

Jet Airways, India’s premier full service international airline celebrates the momentous milestone of 25 glorious years of service on the 5th of May 2018. Credited with transforming the face of Indian aviation, Jet Airways first flight 9W321 took off on the 5th of May 1993 from Mumbai to Ahmedabad, marking its humble journey of ‘Connecting India to the World.’ From a ...

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One State Many Worlds- Karnataka set to rework its marketing strategy with new Director Ramu B. IAS

Ramu.B- IAS- took on charge as Director Tourism- Karnataka and is keen to market the state to different kind of people!

Mr.Ramu.B, IAS  on 24th April 2018 took charge as the director of the Karnataka state tourism department. The 2010-batch IAS officer, Ramu.B, IAS had earlier served as the District Collector  in Chamarajanagar.  He said his priority in the new role would be to improve the marketing of Karnataka tourism. “One State Many Worlds” is all about selling an experience. It should ...

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Sindhudurg Airport will be a boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra; likely to be ready to serve domestic travellers and International charter flights by June 2018

An airport in Sindhudurg was necessary in order to provide better connectivity to the Konkan region of Maharashtra, parts of Goa, North Karnataka and Western Maharashtra

Maharashtra will get a new airport at ParuleChipi in Sindhudurg district in 2018. Work on the project is expected to be completed in June this year, before the onset of monsoon and the Ganesh Festival, which will begin in September this year. The airport is being constructed by IRB Sindhudurg Airport on a design-build-finance-operate-transfer (DBFOT) basis for the Maharashtra Industrial Development ...

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Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Alibaug wins ‘Best Wellness & Spa Resort’ award

Radisson Hotel Group is offering 25 per cent discount on spa and wellness as part of its Family Moments campaign  campaign between 7 May 2018 to 10 June 2018 and for stays until 30 June 2018.

Strategically located between Mumbai & Goa- Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Alibaug won the ‘Best Wellness & Spa Resort’ at Times Travel Awards 2018 for the Spa villas that have undergone a complete refurbishment with the Mechanical, Electrical and (MEP) service. Consistently recognised for its exceptional guest service, spacious rooms, rejuvenating spa, elaborate corporate and leisure venue options – Radisson Blu Resort & ...

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Tourism Ministry partners Google for 360° Virtual Reality (VR) videos on Incredible India

Recently launched Incredible India for Digital India has Advantage of 360° Virtual Reality (VRto promote unexplored reasons on visiting Incredible India for global citizens and comes at a time when UNWTO Barometer reflects best ever boom in International Tourism.

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in collaboration with Google India on 26 April 2018 launched a 360° Virtual Reality (VR) experience video on Incredible India. Describing India as a destination of diverse experiences, Minister of State (IC) for Tourism, K. J. Alphons said, “India is an iconic destination that offers unique experiences of climate, geography, culture, art, literature, and food” ...

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Robust Growth seen in all top 25 source markets: UNWTO World Tourism Barometer

While all 25 top source markets witnessed enhanced spending on International travel- China, USA, Germany, UK and France emerged as top five  Spenders. While in terms of earnings USA, SPAIN, Thailand, China and France stood in top five positions.

Virtually all source markets reported higher tourism spending in 2017, reflecting continued strong demand for international tourism across all world regions. Both emerging and advanced economies fuelled growth, led by the United States which spent US$ 12 billion more on travel abroad. China spent US$ 8 billion more, consolidating its leadership as the biggest spender in the world. The Russian ...

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MoT bats for Cuisine as a Niche Tourism product; starts degree programmes and research in culinary arts

The Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics &Information Technology, Alphons Kannanthanam at the signing ceremony of MoU between Indian Cultural Institute and Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkhantak, in New Delhi on April 24, 2018.

With Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Indian Culinary Institute (ICI), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, and Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), Amarkantak in New Delhi on 24 April 2018, young aspirants now will have a distinct avenue to put India Cuisine on top of the globe. The main objective of setting up of the ICI was ...

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