THE Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) ended their annual conference in Agra—the City of the Taj— Sunday, August 8. Celebrating their 20th annual meeting, Indian tour operators discussed various industry issues and problems of the industry, such as infrastructure, marketing and aviation.  They called for cooperation “with all segments of the travel industry, Read More

The Indian government announced it will install tourist police in New Dehli to ensure the safety of tourists. “To protect foreign tourists from harassment and cheating” are the main reasons why the measure is being implemented. The move comes after nearly four months following the killing of an Australian tourist near the Indira Gandhi, Read More

Pakistan and China have decided to expand cooperation in tourism sector. In coming months a representative delegation from China will visit Pakistan to get knowledge of tourism facilities and prospects in Pakistan. In a meeting, Tourism officials of two countries have also discussed various proposals for motivating the tourists.

Hotel Classic is located on the Main Railway Station Road at Walkable distance from Aurangabad Railway Station. Easy access from Aurangabad Airport (12 Kms), Central bus Station (3 kms), World Heritage Monuments Ajanta Caves (100 kms) & Ellora Caves (30 kms).

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) held its first session as the governing body of a United Nations specialized agency and its first under the chairmanship of the new Chairman, Vyacheslav Fetisov, Chief of the Federal Agency for Physical Education, Sport and Tourism of the Russian Federation.

Call it a case of crash before take off, but this is what seems to be happening in the ever-turbulent Indian aviation scene. Just when new, lower fares and cheaper airlines were being talked off, comes the Budget of the new government, proposing taxes which are bound to make flying costlier.

India’s tourist industry is booming due to a rush of foreign tourists and increased travel by Indians to domestic and overseas destinations. Nearly three million foreign tourists visited India in 2003, a 15 percent increase over the previous year. Prospects look even better this year, with tourist arrivals already up nearly 20 percent.

With increasing number of tourists visiting Jammu and Kashmir, the state government has decided to develop the world famous Sonamarg, Yousmarg, Kokernag, Pahalgam and Gulmarg resorts into world class destinations on par with Switzerland. The government has decided to utilize the services of world famous Swiss architect Karn Damschen for this purpose.

Pacific Delight World Tours has added India, Nepal and Bhutan to its ever-expanding portfolio of destinations and details the 10- to 17-day itineraries in a new 23-page “India 2004-2005″ brochure. Departures generally run from August 12, 2004 to September 28, 2005, excluding May, June and July, with travelers saving $100 per couple when booking, Read More

In brief: Mumbai – home of Bollywood, beautiful Goan beaches and an unforgettable sojourn on the Deccan Odyssey (5-star luxury train) through Western India – makes for a luxurious holiday to remember! Price: £1,699 per adult / single supplement of £699. The price excludes flights. On the go can arrange flights for you so, Read More