Premier Inn has unveiled plans to open ten budget hotels in India over the next five years in response to the expansion of the business travel market in the region, and follows the opening of its first in Bangalore last week. It also plans a further nine hotels in India by 2014.
The sharp falls in tourist numbers to India have levelled out, according to the tourism minister. Kumari Selja said tourist numbers had dropped by 7% to 4.2m in the 10 months to October compared to the same period last year. Foreign earnings however have risen and are up by 4.1% over the same period.
BTN interviews Kumari Selja, Minister for Tourism, India - Incredible India on winnng World’s Leading Destination Marketing Campaign at the 16th annual World Travel Awards staged at the five-star Grosvenor House, a JW Hotel in London
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation announced today the launch of CAPA Aircraft Advisory, India’s first professional end-to-end aircraft acquisition service. This unique solution is designed to de-mystify the process of selecting and acquiring, an aircraft for private or general use, be it a business jet, a turboprop or a helicopter.
A teenage girl has been rescued from the Indian Ocean, the only apparent survivor from an airliner crash off the coast of east Africa in which 152 people are feared dead.The 14-year-old, whose first name is Bahia, was found floating 10 miles out to sea from the Comoros islands off where the Airbus A310 operated by Yemenia Air was trying to land.
Ankur Rara, The Raj Palace Hotel, Jaipur, India at ITB Berlin 2009.
Sujit Banerjee, Secretary, Govenment of India speaks at WTM 2008 to 2008 Breaking Travel News