Category: India

AAI to assist Haryana in creating aviation hub in Hisar

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Haryana for the development of civil aviation infrastructure in the state, especially for the creation of a world-class international aviation hub in Hisar. The MoU was jointly signed by Ashok Sangwan, Advisor, Civil Aviation, Government of Haryana and Anil […]

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Cruise tourists with Indian e-visa exempted from biometric enrolment

In order to promote cruise tourism in the country and make India an attractive cruise tourism destination, the Ministry of Home Affairs, on the request of Ministry of Shipping, has exempted cruise tourists arriving with e-visa from the requirement of biometric enrolment for a period of three years, until December 31, 2020. This will make […]

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Civil Aviation Ministry proposes including ATF under GST

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) is pitching for bringing Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Currently, jet fuel or ATF is not under the GST ambit and the levy on it varies from state to state. “MoCA has requested Ministry of Finance to include ATF in the ambit […]

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Kerala Tourism Minister inaugurates ‘Handicraft Heritage Tour’

Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Co-Operation, Tourism and Devaswom, Government of Kerala, recently inaugurated the Handicrafts Heritage Tour which was organised by the Sargaalaya Arts and Crafts Village in Kozhikode scheduled to be held between December 21, 2017 and January 8, 2018. The Heritage Tour is being organised in the run-up to the seventh annual ‘Sargaalaya […]

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Kerala opens the doors of Adventure Rock Hill for public

‘Adventure Rock Hill’ of Jatayu Earth’s Center – Kerala’s first BOT model ecotourism project, opened up for travellers and visitors. Located at Chadayamangalam in Kollam district of Kerala, the Jatayupara Nature Park was rechristened as Jatayu Earth’s Center. Speaking of the centre, Rajiv Anchal, Concept Designer, Chairman and Managing Director, Jatayu Earth’s Center stated, “The […]

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SMAAASH debuts in Delhi & enhances presence in NCR

Brand Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar recently launched SMAAASH, an urban sports park at the Ambience Malls in Vasant Kunj and Gurugram, Delhi-NCR. After the recent acquisition, SMAAASH has transformed the earlier bluOs into the multi-sensorial experience of gaming and entertainment. There were double celebrations at the event, as the master blaster also unveiled the new brand […]

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Thomas Cook India driving 30% of corporate business from Click2Book

  Thomas Cook (India) Group witnessed a significant shift in its corporate travel bookings with 30% of its overall business currently being contributed by its online self-booking tool, Click2Book along with over 30% YoY increase in adoption over the last three years. What is significant is that the uptake is not restricted to multi-national companies […]

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Cox & Kings’ first Holiday Club Store opens in Mumbai

Cox & Kings recently launched its first Holiday Club store in Mumbai to cater to the increasing demand for holiday products. The store located at Dadar will cater to the discerning clientele located in the region through innovative offers and customised solutions, both domestic and international. This is the fourth Holiday Club store in India. […]

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ITDC collaborates with states for tourism promotion

The management of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) recently invited the state tourism departments from pan India for a roundtable to discuss the possible areas of synergies for collaboration between ITDC and state tourism authorities to enhance tourist convenience and overall experience. The session was presided over by Ravneet Kaur, IAS, Chairperson and Managing Director, […]

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BAOA organises BizAVIndia Safety Workshop

The Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA) concluded its third edition of BizAVIndia Safety Workshop in Mumbai recently to facilitate a dialogue between operators and regulator on most pressing issues concerning safety standards for non-scheduled and charter operators.   With presence from operators, DGCA officials and international aviation experts, the half day workshop discussed key issues, […]

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