Tourism

Offbeat destinations in India to attract European tourists

Offbeat destinations in India to attract European

January 9, 2017

With the E-visa facilities, more tourists from Europe visited India last year besides the economic slowdown. With the launch of a direct Air India flight to Madrid, India hopes to receive more Spanish tourists in the coming years.

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Colours of India – Issue n°9 – December 2016

Colours of India – Issue n°9 – December 2016

December 7, 2016

Welcome to the December issue of our monthly video-magazine, ‘Colours of India’. It opens with a tour of the World Travel Mart in London (WTM 2016), the largest travel fair organised in Europe. This year about 15 Indian states and 42 private players participated in this touri...

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Taiwan’s strategy to attract more Indian tourists

Taiwan’s strategy to attract more Indian tourist

November 11, 2016

Taiwan has been successfully investing to boost the number of Indians visiting the island, which has increased steadily in the last three years, on average by more than 10 pc a year. For Indians, Taiwan remains the destination with lot of attractions including cuisine, rich cultu...

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Colours of India – Issue n°8 – November 2016

Colours of India – Issue n°8 – November 2016

November 8, 2016

In this November issue of our monthly video-magazine, ‘Colours of India’, we first meet Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Indian Minister of State for Culture and Tourism. He talks about the strategies to attract more Japanese tourists to India. Following suit, Dr Vinod Zutshi, Secretary, M...

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Incredible India in ASEAN countries

Incredible India in ASEAN countries

November 4, 2016

India Tourism was at ITB ASIA 2016, the international tourism fair organised in Singapore in October, to promote the destination to the South and South East Asian countries. Amongst​ ​the main interests​ ​of Asian tourists​: ​​the Buddhism trails, the Ayurvedic trea...

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ITB ASIA 2016 in Singapore

ITB ASIA 2016 in Singapore

October 19, 2016

ITB ASIA 2016 kicked off on Tuesday at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center in Singapore. Promotion of MICE Tourism and digital evolution in the travel industry are the new topics discussed this year. Global destinations are looking at attracting more Indian tourists, such as n...

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Colours of India – Issue n°7 – October 2016

Colours of India – Issue n°7 – October 2016

October 14, 2016

In this issue of Colours of India, Media India Group takes you to Udaipur in Rajasthan, to visit Bagore Ki Haveli and its splendid Mewari architecture famous for its fine mirror work. We then go to Ahmedabad in Gujarat, to celebrate the grand Navratri Festival and interview the s...

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Interview with S J Haider, Principal Secretary of Gujarat’s tourism

Interview with S J Haider, Principal Secretary of

October 13, 2016

Media India Group attended the Navratri Festival 2016 at Ahmedabad in India’s western-most state, Gujarat. MIG interacted with the state’s tourism board’s principal secretary, S J Haider, who spoke on the fanfare of the Navratri festival and on the number of tourists it dra...

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Bagore Ki Haveli: A colourful mix of Rajasthani Times and Traditions

Bagore Ki Haveli: A colourful mix of Rajasthani Ti

October 10, 2016

On the waterfront of Gangori Ghat in the vicinity of Pichola Lake in Udaipur, in Rajasthan, lays a splendid Mewar architectural marvel, Bagore Ki Haveli. This 18th century building was commissioned by a Mewar Prime minister, Amir Chand Badwa. The haveli now serves as a museum and...

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Janpath Market in New Delhi

Janpath Market in New Delhi

September 26, 2016

Janpath is a market that is well and truly Indian in its style and offerings. One can visit the market and discover its colours, varieties and, above all, life. Janpath, that literary means ‘people’s path’/‘commoners’ road’, is one of the oldest markets in New Delhi. ...

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Colours of India – Issue n°6 – September 2016

Colours of India – Issue n°6 – September 2016

September 26, 2016

Discover the September issue of ‘Colours of India’. We start the journey in Mumbai at the famous Elephanta caves which is one of the greatest rock architecture art caves from medieval India. Then we take a joyride to Udaipur on the famous Marwari horses, to experience and un...

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