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WTM London 2016 announces India as its Premier Partner

WTM London 2016 announces India as its Premier Partner

July 19, 2016

World Travel Market (WTM), the annual global travel trade event held in London declared India Tourism as its Premier Partner for its upcoming November edition providing the country a perfect platform to showcase its diverse tourism products.

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India-US tourism sector to create 46 million jobs by 2025

India-US tourism sector to create 46 million jobs by 2025

July 1, 2016

While India and USA join hands to explore the travel and tourism sector as a means to drive economic growth, the untapped potential of India as an outbound destination for the most frequently travelling US tourists remain a major concern.

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The impact of Airbnb on traditional Indian hotels

The impact of Airbnb on traditional Indian hotels

June 24, 2016

While hospitality industry in the United States and France has almost declared a battle of fair business laws against community driven hospitality website Airbnb, what could be the possible impact of Airbnb’s steady expansion on India’s incumbent short-term stay market?

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Eurosatory : Different Strokes

Eurosatory : Different Strokes

June 14, 2016

As one of the largest defence and security shows, Eurosatory, opened doors to visitors in Paris today, A number of large defence multinationals said, despite its natural attraction as one of the biggest markets in the world, India remained a very complex and difficult market to b...

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Tech provider Sabre gains grounds in India
5 things to know about e-tourist visa on arrival in India

5 things to know about e-tourist visa on arrival in India

May 23, 2016

Are you planning a leisure trip to India this summer? Do you know there is supposedly an easier and time-saving option called the e-tourist visa on arrival facility rolled out by the Indian ministry of tourism? Although the scheme is yet to bring a significant change in the inter...

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The latest push for Science and Technology incubators

The latest push for Science and Technology incubators

May 20, 2016

India will soon launch a hub and spoke model to set up science cities and science centres to encourage science and technology (S&T) incubators and create an enabling environment. This was announced by Minister of state for science & technology and earth sciences, Y.S. Cho...

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Gender pay gap in India

Gender pay gap in India

May 18, 2016

The gender pay gap in India is as high as 27%, according to the latest Monster Salary Index report. Not only in India, the debate over disparity in wages among male and women employees in the world is fetching interesting facts and socio-cultural factors about this long-standing ...

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Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

May 13, 2016

The e-tourist visa scheme by the Indian government is trying to impose itself as the game-changer for the country’s tourism industry. But the announcement of a mammoth growth figure of 266 pc on e-visa arrival in April 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, contrasts sha...

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Global consultant report

Global consultant report

April 30, 2016

Indian companies based in Britain are boosting the growth rates in the country with huge foreign direct investment and creating massive job opportunities. This finding comes from global consultant Grant Thornton UK. Some of the interesting findings from the ten page report points...

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Community-driven hospitality

Community-driven hospitality

April 22, 2016

In a move to have a greater penetration in the ever growing Indian market, world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, Airbnb, has joined hands with India’s leading media conglomerate, The Times Group. Airbnb, which is already big elsewhere in the world, has only a ...

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Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement

April 21, 2016

As world leaders come together to sign the Paris agreement, an international alliance of frontline and indigenous communities calls it a dangerous distraction. Close to 155 countries are preparing to sign the Paris agreement on Earth Day, April 22, in New York, but an internation...

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