Topic: Indian tourists
Indian tourists jumped 50% to just over 44,000 in the first two months of the year, making them 23.3% of the total number of visitors, the most from any single country.
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Checking into a hotel is easier. Getting past the innumerable checkpoints where you are asked the same set of questions again, and again, is not.
The Lower House of Bhutanese Parliament has passed the draft tourism bill, but the Upper House is still debating its fine print.
What’s happening to Thai tourism could prove a canary in the coal mine for the leisure sector in other Asian economies as China matures and a new India emerges.
A report by ASSOCHAM says, 2.19 crore Indians travelled abroad in 2016, a rise of nearly 400 per cent since 2000.
In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.
To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.
Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.
That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.