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Taj brings luxury to the Andaman Islands

New Delhi, Jan 6 : Taj Hotels will make its debut in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands this year, wh...

6th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Vietnam reaches major tourism milestone

VIERNAM, Jan 6 : Vietnam’s tourism industry reached a major milestone last year, as the country ex...

6th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Qatar Airways confirms change to Airbus plane order

DOHA, Jan 6: Qatar Airways is to swap its order for up to 80 Airbus A320neos for the larger, longer-...

6th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Sri Lanka tourism hits record $3.5 bn in 2016

COLOMBO, Jan 6 : Sri Lanka earned a record $3.5 billion from tourism in 2016, seven years after the ...

6th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Kazakhstan lifts visa requirements to boost tourism, investment

ASTANA, Jan 6: Kazakhstan said Tuesday it had lifted visa requirements for citizens of the European ...

6th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Sri Lanka targets 2.5 million tourists in 2017

COLOMBO, Jan 3 :Sri Lanka said on Monday that it has set a target of 2.5 million tourists in 2017 as...

3rd Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Indonesian tourist boat blaze kills 23

JAKARTA, Jan 1: A massive fire erupted in a boat carrying hundreds of local tourists to an island no...

1st Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in cockpit

CANADA, Jan 1: Sunwing pilot was arrested Saturday after being found intoxicated in a plane he was a...

1st Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

Korean Air crew to 'use more force' with unruly passengers

SEOUL, Dec 31 : Korean Air has said guidelines will be revised for crew to react "firmly and activel...

31st Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

12 injured as airliner veers off runway in western India

NEW DELHI, Dec 27 : India’s Jet Airways said that 12 passengers were injured during an emergency ...

28th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Indigo, SpiceJet flights avert collision at Delhi airport

NEW DELHI, Dec 27: A major mishap was averted here at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport...

27th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Thousands stranded at Japan airport after heavy snow

TOKYO: Heavy snow in northern Japan caused transport chaos over the holiday weekend, with flights an...

25th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Tibetans celebrate butter lamp festival

LHASA:Tibetans lit butter lamps and prayed through the night in an annual festival commemorating Tso...

25th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Etihad Airways, citing competition, announces layoffs

DUBAI: Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways, citing “an increasingly competitive landscape,” says it is...

20th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Iran signs $16bn deal to buy 80 Boeing aircraft

IRAN:IranAir said it signed a deal on Sunday to buy 80 passenger planes from U.S. aircraft maker Boe...

12th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

Qantas to fly Australia-London non-stop

AUSTRALIA:Qantas plans to operate non-stop flights from Perth to London, the world's first regular p...

12th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew