Thursday, October 29, 2020

In Depth

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TRENDS 2015: Target 11 million – achievable?

DELHI India will aim for 11 million or 1 per cent of global inbound tourists in 2015. The target for next year was laid out by...

Rajasthan tourism’s market share on a downhill journey

JAIPUR Considered once as the tourism capital of the country, Rajasthan is fast losing its grip over the storied identity, thanks to successive state governments'...

Harsh winters push tourism in Himachal

SHIMLA Apparently, turning adversity into opportunity is not just a phrase for the tribals in the hilly state. Forced by extreme cold to leave their...

When plantations become tourist hotspots

KOCHI The Kerala government should mull over the environmental effects and the possibility of plantation activity being abandoned Perhaps, no State in India has the geophysical...

SpiceJet going through short term pain: COO

DELHI SpiceJet pilot exodus, dropping fleet size and 30-40 flight cancellations has prompted DGCA to ask SpiceJet for a written reply on its current status of...

No events for India please…

OPINION Not many have heard of the Donauinselfest or the Mawazine in India unless they follow the international music scene. The former is a music...

Hotel chains pep up loyalty programmes with perks

MUMBAI Premium hotel chains have spruced up their loyalty programmes with perks such as mobile keyless check-in that allows one to bypass the check-in counter...

Why the draft aviation policy is a damp squib

FEATURE It has taken over 15 years for the government of India to come out with a Draft Civil Aviation Policy which was unveiled by...

Wayanad resorts cash in on forest wealth

KOZHIKODE Putting the functioning of resorts and homestays along Wayanad forest fringes under a cloud, inquiries by revenue, panchayat and forest departments have revealed serious...

Why isn’t Allahabad rising up in tourism?

ALLAHABAD Senior official at the Inland Waterway Authority of India recently revealed that foreigners visiting India show interest in visiting Varanasi, but Allahabad doesn't feature...