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India to develop Film City, Visakh beaches to entice tourists

Projects aimed at developing Mumbai's Film City and Visakhapatnam's beaches are among 35 multi-billion dollar initiatives aimed at boosting foreign tourist flows into India under the 12th Five-Year Pl

Indian Mujahideen targeting tourist areas

India’s growing tourism industry is now on the radar of the Indian Mujahideen terror outfit, which appears determined to project India being unsafe for tourists.

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Taj Mahal rakes in Rs.19 crore revenue from ticket sales


The seventh wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal, is the top draw in terms of tourism revenue, logging a gate entry income of Rs.19,89,49,560 for the fiscal 2010-2011, the ministry of culture said on Th

Bikini-clad women return to promote India's Goa


India's resort state is to return to using bikini-clad women to promote tourism, an official said on Thursday, following a self-imposed ban on using scantily-clad models for publicity.

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Nepali airline sets off India flights

Kathmandu: Nepal's campaign to bring one million tourists this year receives a boost this week with a Nepali private airline beginning flights to India.

Domestic airline Buddha Air, which went intern

Indian seaplane service launched

Mumbai: Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Monday inaugurated the country's first seaplane service to improve connectivity and tourism in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.


1st global conference on tourism for disabled people

First of its kind international conference on differently abled with participation from more than 40 tourist companies, health resorts, rehabilitation centres and hotels from 13 countries will be held

Don't touch Indians, advises UK tourism body

Keen to extend a warm welcome to millions of tourists during the 2012 Olympics here, Britain's national tourism agency has put together a list of cultural 'dos' and 'don'ts', including the advise to a

Indian travel,tourism sector to hire 40L people by 2019: Study


New Delhi, July 21: The country's travel and tourism sector is likely to hire over 40 lakh people as the industry may attract capital investments worth USD 94.5 billion by 2019, says a study.


Abu Dhabi lures tourists with world's first Ferrari park

ABU DHABI, July 20, 2010: A year after its first Formula One race, Abu Dhabi hopes to lure even more tourists with "Ferrari World" -- a grandiose theme park that is the first of its kind for the iconi

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