Tourism

25 pc jump in Indians taking over 3 trips per year: MakeMyTrip study

25 pc jump in Indians taking over 3 trips per year...

April 22, 2024

MakeMyTrip, a leading online travel company, has released the first edition of India Travel Trends Report that is based on insights from the travel searches of over 100 million annual active users. In a press statement, the travel company says that the report delves into the evol...

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IHG opens Holiday Inn Express in Bengaluru Bommasandra

IHG opens Holiday Inn Express in Bengaluru Bommasa...

April 10, 2024

Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 6,000 hotels, has added Holiday Inn Express hotel at Bommasandra in Bengaluru to its Karnataka portfolio. According to a press statement, Holiday Inn Express Bengaluru Bommasandra, being the sole inte...

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Ramada hotel in Ahmedabad partners with Staah to cut losses

Ramada hotel in Ahmedabad partners with Staah to c...

April 8, 2024

New Zealand-based hospitality solutions provider Staah says it has enabled Ramada by Wyndham, a 4-star hotel in Ahmedabad, to save several hours per week on manual loading of rates and inventory that were causing unintentional overbooking and revenue loss due to delayed rates. In...

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Agoda partners with Goa Tourism to highlight Goa’s wonders

Agoda partners with Goa Tourism to highlight Goa...

April 5, 2024

Travel booking platform Agoda has entered into a partnership with the Department of Tourism of Goa to promote the destination globally. In a press statement, Agoda says that under the Memorandum of Understanding with Goa Tourism, it pledges to showcase the state’s diverse holid...

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Spiritual tourism boom ignites retail renaissance in India’s sacred cities: CBRE study

Spiritual tourism boom ignites retail renaissance ...

March 31, 2024

India’s sacred cities are witnessing a remarkable surge in both spiritual tourism and retail activity. As pilgrims and spiritual seekers flock to holy cities across the country, retail brands are seizing the opportunity to establish a significant presence, catering to the d...

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Karnataka Tourism Society promotes Chikmagalur & Sakleshpur in ‘Destination Showcase’

Karnataka Tourism Society promotes Chikmagalur �...

March 28, 2024

Karnataka Tourism Society organised a B2B Tourism Showcase, spotlighting Chikmagalur and Sakleshpur in Bengaluru as travel trade professionals from across India gathered to explore the hidden treasures of these Western Ghats destinations. In a press statement, the organisers say ...

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Interview: Gayatri Rathore, Principal Secretary, Rajasthan Tourism

Interview: Gayatri Rathore, Principal Secretary, R...

March 20, 2024

How is Rajasthan fairing in terms of international tourism? Rajasthan tourism fortunately was able to bounce back in the post-pandemic scenario. Since 2022 we have received a very good response from the inbound travellers and the year 2023 was very good in terms of inbound touris...

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Marriott International to launch Ritz-Carlton in Jaipur

Marriott International to launch Ritz-Carlton in J...

March 19, 2024

American luxury hotel operator Marriott International has signed an agreement with a Jaipur-based firm to launch its upscale Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jaipur. According to a press statement, the hotel, set to open in January 2028, is being built in partnership with Gurnani Resorts an...

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India is one of the top four leading destinations for bleisure & VFR, says Trevolution

India is one of the top four leading destinations ...

March 12, 2024

In a clear sign of rebounding air travel to India, a record 86,780 airline tickets were sold to and from India in 2023, says Trevolution Group, an American travel agency that specialises in the Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) segment. This represents record levels of airfare...

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Assam Tourism launches scheme to promote homestays

Assam Tourism launches scheme to promote homestays

March 4, 2024

Assam Tourism Development Corporation Limited (ATDC) has launched a programme to promote community tourism in the state with incentive and subsidy schemes to attract participation from the people. In a press statement, ATDC says that it has begun distribution of sanction letters ...

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