Tourism

Interview with K Mehboob Ali Khan, secretary, Ladakh Tourism

Interview with K Mehboob Ali Khan, secretary, Lada...

June 25, 2022

For over two years, since international travel was banned, the union territory of Ladakh had turned its focus on domestic tourists. Now, as foreign tourists begin to trickle back in, Ladakh is once again focusing on its key market — Europe. In an interview with Media India ...

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North-East India’s Natural Treasure: Meghalaya

North-East India’s Natural Treasure: Meghala...

June 22, 2022

Meghalaya, also called the “Abode of Clouds”, is adorned with its waterfalls, captivating cliffs, windswept highlands and lush valleys. Famous for its monsoons when rain falls almost round the clock and on for days, Meghalaya also offers delectable cuisine and unique culture....

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IRCTC launches Bharat Gaurav tourist train

IRCTC launches Bharat Gaurav tourist train

June 18, 2022

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) launched its first Bharat Gaurav tourist train on Friday at Safdarjung Railway station in New Delhi. The first of its kind theme-based train will depart on its first Ramayana Circuit on June 21 for an 18 day trip. The IR...

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Peach: A village that glows in the sun

Peach: A village that glows in the sun

June 9, 2022

The first time I stumbled upon the tiny village of Peach, about 83 km from Itanagar, was when we were on our way to a small town called Sagalee in Papum Pare district. Amidst a gentle drizzle, as the windshield wiper went up and down on the windshield, we watched as the car in wh...

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35 pc growth in spiritual tourism in India, says Thomas Cook

35 pc growth in spiritual tourism in India, says T...

June 2, 2022

 Two years ago when Covid-19 pandemic took over the country unannounced, it brought along unprecedented hardships and challenges to the people. This led people to lean more towards spiritual solace to seek relief which in turn led to a boom in the spiritual tourism. Thomas Cook ...

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TAAI & WITT hold conclave on empowering women

TAAI & WITT hold conclave on empowering women

May 6, 2022

Under the theme ‘Mission with a Vision’, TAAI, the Travel Agents Association of India in association with Women in TAAI & Tourism (WITT) organised a conclave in New Delhi to promote empowerment of women, not just in travel, tourism and hospitality sector, but also in all ...

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TAAI & WITT to hold conclave to celebrate women empowerment

TAAI & WITT to hold conclave to celebrate wom...

May 3, 2022

In order to address and acknowledge the contribution of women, last year, the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), the largest and oldest travel trade organisation in India, had initiated the formation of Women in TAAI and Tourism, a body to highlight the important role be...

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Interview with G N Itoo Director, Kashmir Tourism

Interview with G N Itoo Director, Kashmir Tourism

April 1, 2022

With resumption of regular international flights to India, various states in India have begun targetting foreign tourists after a long break of two years. Along with the old favourites like Kerala, Rajasthan or Karnataka, Kashmir is also positioning itself as a prime destination ...

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Interview with Vivekanand Rai, Director, Jammu Tourism

Interview with Vivekanand Rai, Director, Jammu Tou...

March 24, 2022

Having been long in shadow of its more popular sister, Kashmir, Jammu is now emerging on its own as a destination with a wide variety of offers for tourists, both domestic and international. In an interview with MIG TV, Vivekanand Rai, Director of Jammu Tourism says the destinati...

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Karnataka excited about Hoysala Temples World Heritage nomination

Karnataka excited about Hoysala Temples World Heri...

February 12, 2022

Karnataka Tourism is very excited about the recent nomination of the three Hoysala Temples for the UNESCO World Heritage list as officials say that the nomination, if successful, would lead to a sharp increase in both domestic and international tourists to the state. “These thr...

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