Industry must become more vocal and active in taking the lead: Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog minced no words, alleging that the industry was failing in pushing the government on the tourism front. Calling the industry passive and silent, he pointed out how government’s inadequate destination marketing was not been highlighted by the industry. ...

Posted in Tourism Currents | By Priyaanka

Numbers look good if supply-side constraints like bilaterals, infra can be addressed: Kapil Kaul

On the forecast of the travel and tourism sector decreasing the disparity between inbound and outbound.
Foreign nationals coming in to India in 2006 were 4.4 million and the outbound was 8.4 million. ...

Posted in Airports & Airlines | By Anagat

Tourism in rural India can address social and financial problems: S K Misra

S K Misra, Chairman, ITRHD, in his keynote address shared his experiences of how proper planning and coordination, Read more…

Posted in Tourism Currents | By TF Bureau


Multiplicity of authority barrier to growth of integrated infrastructure: Ashok Lavasa

In probably a first in recent years, the Finance Secretary of India speaks to the tourism industry at India Tourism Summit Read more…

Posted in Tourism Currents | By Priyaanka Berry


Andhra presents its case as the Best kept Secret among Indian destinations

Srikant Nagulapalli, Secretary Tourism, Andhra Pradesh was recently at India Tourism Summit as the partner state. Read more…

Posted in Destination India | By Anagat Choudhary


Real estate cost correction bodes well, will strengthen supply: Manav Thadani

Manav Thadani, Chairman, HVS-Asia Pacific believes that the blip in real estate prices will have a positive impact on the supply Read more…

Posted in HotelScapes | By Shashank Shekhar


Ensuring operational success of the merger is the real challenge: Deep Kalra

Deep Kalra, Founder and CEO, MMT was at his candid best. In an exclusive one-on-one with Chetan Kapoor, Read more…

Posted in Online | By Shashank Shekhar


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