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India to resume granting tourist visas to foreigners from October 15: MHA

The Indian government has announced the resumption of granting tourist visas to foreigners from October 15.

Covid-19

Enhancing the allure of Sunny Singapore

GB Srithar, Regional Director, India, Middle East & South Asia, Singapore Tourism Board, tells Connected to India about how they plan to...

Travel Spotlight - @work

'Chhota Bheem' travels to Singapore courtesy of STB, Voot Kids' tie-up

With travel restrictions in full force due to the pandemic, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has joined hands with OTT platform Voot Kids...

Entertainment

Kerala government to issue updated vaccine certificates to Indians travellng abroad

Government of the Indian state of Kerala announced that people who are going abroad after having been vaccinated in the state will be issued...

Covid-19

Despite more arrivals from India, Singapore visitor arrival numbers in January on the decline

The pandemic's ongoing effect on Snigapore's tourism industry was evident as the latest Singapore Tourism Board (STB) data showed the first...

Travel

Singapore, Dubai, Maldives launch campaigns to woo Indian tourists

Despite lockdown restrictions, some short-haul destinations such as Singapore, UAE and Maldives are trying to woo Indian tourists with...

Global

Travel agents say Indians keen on travelling to UK for COVID-19 vaccine

Travel agents stated they have started receiving inquiries from Indians who want to travel to the UK as soon as possible to get the Covid-19...

Covid-19

UP CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates online portal for NRIs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath yesterday launched the Indian state's official online portal for Non-Resident Indian (NRIs),...

Global

FICCI calls for foreign air travel, opening of tourism sector in Unlock 3.0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has suggested the Indian government allow international flight services...

Covid-19

Punjab, Kerala CMs warns Centre government about risks posed by returning Indians

Amidst quarantine preparations by various state governments for Indian citizens who will be returning from abroad, the chief ministers of...

Covid-19

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