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tourism sector

COVID tourism impact could top $4 trillion: UN

The UNWTO doesn't expect international tourism to return to pre-pandemic levels until 2023 at the earliest

30 Jun 2021 1:13 PM

Aurangabad businesses count losses as tourism takes a hit amid coronavirus pandemic

Aurangabad is home to Ajanta and Ellora Caves, two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, among other monuments

29 Jul 2020 7:37 PM

Maharashtra government to allow reopening of hotels, restaurants soon

CM Uddhav Thackeray appealed to companies not to retrench their workers even if there is a wage cut

06 Jul 2020 11:35 AM

Tourism players say time to walk the talk

It’s been grand budget promises and little work on the ground.

16 Aug 2019 1:10 AM

Rationalise GST rate for hotels to push tourism sector growth: Report

Higher taxes on hotels make the segment less competitive as compared to other Asian peers.

29 Apr 2019 3:28 PM


Forex revenue from tourism touches USD 27.7 bn in 2017: Economic Survey

FTAs stood at 8.8 million and FEEs were at USD 22.9 billion in 2016, the Economic Survey 2017-18.

29 Jan 2018 4:59 PM

Need for relook at tax rates to boost tourism sector: Industry

Tourism industry is one of the key drivers in terms of employment generation and inclusive growth.

26 Jan 2018 11:04 AM

Foreign exchange earnings in 2017 grow by 17 per cent in 2017

Growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms in December 2017 over December 2016 has increased to 17.9 per cent.

18 Jan 2018 10:41 AM

India plans to boost tourism, travel in annual budget: sources

According to an industry report, tourism employs 40 mn people in India and could add 10 mn jobs in a decade.

06 Jan 2018 1:07 PM

Need to harness culture of hospitality to attract tourists: Jaitley

Culture of hospitality and warmth needs to be developed in order to attract more tourists into the country.

26 Oct 2017 9:20 AM


Indian tourism industry holds potential to grow by 2.5 pc: study

Total contribution of travel & tourism to Indian GDP was USD 208.9 billion, 9.6 per cent of GDP in 2016.

22 Oct 2017 4:43 PM

MTDC, Ola to promote responsible tourism

MTDC and cab aggregator Ola have come together to promote and raise awareness about responsible tourism.

26 Sep 2017 7:18 PM

Barcelona attack: Spain's tourism magnet, hopes attacks won't dent appeal

Tourism was perceived as Barcelona's biggest problem according to a recent survey carried out by the city council.

23 Aug 2017 2:32 PM

Cruise policy next month, India to attract 700 vessels: Gadkari

India saw 1.76 lakh cruise passengers in 2016-17, a merely 0.5 per cent of the global pie.

27 Jun 2017 4:53 PM

Prime Minister asks secretaries to focus on tourism sector

A total of 1.46 lakh tourists arrived on the e-tourist visa in March as compared to 1.16 lakh in March 2016.

07 Jun 2017 8:35 PM