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Indian government announces plan for return of citizens stranded abroad

The Indian government announced that it will be facilitating the return of Indian nationals stranded abroad on compelling grounds in a...

Covid-19

11 Indians die of COVID-19 in US

At least 11 Indian-origin residents in the United States have died of COVID-19 with another 16 testing positive for the infection which has...

Covid-19

Touring Dubai from the comfort and safety of your home

Visit several sites of interest across Dubai while sitting in the safety and comfort of your home through an online platform offered by the...

Covid-19

India becomes largest tourism source market for Abu Dhabi

Tourism in Abu Dhabi has seen a significant growth in 2019, with the emirate welcoming a record 11.35 million visitors through the year, a...

Travel

Foreign tourism to India on the downturn in recent years: Economic Survey

The Indian Finance Ministry’s Economic Survey 2020 found that foreign tourist arrivals decelerated to 5.2 per cent in 2018 and 2.7 per...

Travel

Relief for OCI cardholders as Indian government extends renewal deadline till June 2020

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders who are either below 20 years or above 50 years of age and have renewed their passports without...

NRI Stories

First of three-city Incredible India roadshows held in Singapore

The first of the three-city Incredible India roadshows held in Singapore with participation from 25 Indian tour operators and...

Travel

Singapore sees record 5 mn visitors in July-September 2019

According to data from the Singapore Tourism Board, the nation-state saw a jump in international visitor arrivals, with a record 5 million...

Singapore

Modi invites NRIs to promote ‘festival tourism’ in India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a special Diwali edition of his signature Mann Ki Baat series on Sunday, pitched the idea of...

Travel

Kerala Tourism’s Facebook page becomes most liked in South Asia

Kerala Tourism’s Facebook page has emerged as the most followed tourism page in South Asia with 3.48 million followers.

Journeys

Punjab tourism minister on UK tour to promote Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary celebrations

Punjab Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Technical Education and Employment Generation Minister Charanjit Singh Channi took part in a roadshow at...

UK

Singapore pushes for million visitors a year from India

According to the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the city-state is looking at continuing the four-year trend of having over a million visitor...

Travel

Singapore Tourism Board goes all out to attract Indian visitors

As part of an ongoing plan to develop tourism with India, travel planners SOTC and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have collaborated in...

Travel

Foreign Ministry holds logo design contest for expats, prize is a trip to India

Indian consulates across the world announced a chance for Indian expats to win a 25-day trip to India.

Journeys

More people travelled ticketless in Indian trains last year than population of Singapore: RTI query

There was good news as well as bad news from the Indian Railways, whose modernisation push in recent years has seen an increase in...

Journeys

Indians account for almost 1 million tourists to Dubai in the first half of 2019

Indians made up a whopping 997,000 out of the 8.36 million international overnight visitors to Dubai in the first six months of 2019.

UAE

India in Numbers: Rise in the super-rich, tiger population growing

Below are statistics gathered from various sources, describing India in numbers. The number of super-rich Indians has gone up in the past...

Journeys

Smugglers make hay as Indian govt hikes import duty on gold

With the Indian government jacking up import duty on gold, smuggling of the yellow metal from Persian Gulf countries, Singapore and Malaysia...

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Singapore, UK among countries warning tourists against travel to Kashmir

Amidst the Indian government’s announcement dividing the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two federally-administered Union Territories,...

Global

Telling all Indians how to behave because of some bad tourists is just excessive

The outburst of feelings of shame, embarrassment and broad appeals to Indian tourists to watch their behaviour after a video from a hotel in...

Travel Analysis & Commentary

India in numbers: Fast-growing cities, big workforce but lots of stress

Below are statistics from a wide variety of sources that describes India in numbers. It has one of the largest workforces in the world, the...

Journeys

India top Asian destination for UK tourists, says report

India has emerged as the top tourist destination in Asia this summer for travellers from the United Kingdom (UK), according to analysis...

UK

Indian tourists jet around the world as incomes rise

With more youngsters from India’s 350-million-strong burgeoning middle-class planning international vacations, the country’s outbound...

Travel