Monday, December 11, 2017

Waterways and ports

Waterways and ports

Cruise circuits for tourism primarily states’ job: Govt

DELHI: The Government clarified that promotion of cruise circuits for tourism is primarily the responsibility of the state governments, while the Centre provides financial...

Singapore sees 29% rise in Indian cruise passengers in 2016

MUMBAI: Singapore reported 1,00,000 cruise passengers from India in 2016, a rise of 29 per cent as compared to the previous year, an official...

India fast emerging as top destination for cruise tourism: Govt

DELHI: India is fast becoming a global hotspot for cruise tourism with its five major ports witnessing a significant rise in passenger footfall, Parliament...
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Cruise policy, circuits to make India global hotspot: Gadkari

DELHI: A policy is in the works to make India a global destination for cruise shipping and efforts are on to identify such circuits,...

Kochi’s proposed cruise terminal aimed at global luxury liners

KOCHI: The tide is definitely turning for Kochi with a whole new wave of opportunities as the Queen of the Arabian Sea is looking...
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INS Viraat decommissioned, Andhra wants to convert it to luxury hotel

DELHI: As it entered its last day in service on Monday after three decades of sailing, oldest aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy INS...
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‘No applicants for seaplanes yet’

PANAJI: While state tourism authorities blamed the director general for civil aviation as the reason why the seaplane service failed to take off in...

‘India lags behind in cruise tourism sector’

DELHI: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma pitched for strengthening 'cruise tourism' in India even as he lamented that the country lagged behind in the segment...
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Admin, tourism officials blamed for Patna boat tragedy

PATNA: Senior officials in Patna and Saran districts administration and Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) might face the music as the team probing...
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Modal transport hubs, new mass rapid transport soon: Gadkari

DELHI: Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said that his Ministry is examining the feasibility of setting up multi...