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Monthly Archives: July 2015

IATO thanks for implementing of e-Tourist Visa for China, Hong Kong and Macau

Mr Subhash Goyal, President, 

Travel Mail Online News ( New Delhi: Subhash Goyal, President, Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) thanked the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh, Tourism Minister, Dr. Mahesh Sharma and the officials of Ministry of Home Affairs and MoT  for implementing e-Tourist visa (e-TV) facility to Chinese nationals,  Hong Kong and Macau from today. This ... Read More »

Extension of e-Tourist Visa scheme to China, Hong Kong and Macau

Travel Mail Online News ( New Delhi: The Government has finalised arrangements to extend and implement the e-Tourist Visa facility to the passport holders of People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region with effect from the July 30, 2015, as announced by the Prime Minister during his recent visit to China. The total number ... Read More »

Punjab’s most awaited Travel Exhibition in Amritsar from August 9 to 11


Travel Mail Online News ( Amritsar: The much awaited and prominent Travel & Tourism Exhibition, India Travel Mart- ITM Amritsar is back in the city with special emphasis in promoting Adventure, Pilgrimage, Beach Holidays, Hill Destinations, Honeymoon Plans, Business Trips and Medical Tourism. This exhibition brings the unique experience of specially prepared Travel, Tour & holiday packages and good bargains ... Read More »

Indian Railways conducts survey on the consumer preference of Bedroll


Travel Mail Online News ( New Delhi: Ministry of Railways has started a survey on the consumer preference of bedrolls (bed-sheets, towel, pillow, blankets) required during the travel on trains. For this purpose, the Ministry of Railways has made available a detailed questionnaire Performa on the homepage of its own website for online submission of replies by the consumers. The Performa ... Read More »

A cyclonic storm named ‘Komen’ over the northeast Bay of Bengal which was centred about 80 km southwest of Chittagong


Travel Mail Online News ( New Delhi: A cyclonic storm named ‘Komen’ over the northeast Bay of Bengal which was centred about 80 km southwest of Chittagong and 300 km east-southeast of Kolkata this morning has since been moving north-northwestwards and is to cross Bangladesh any time in the afternoon of today (July 30, 2015). After landfall, it would move ... Read More »

Thailand welcomed 17 millionth tourist as Green Season arrivals steam ahead

Sugree Sithivanich, TAT’s Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications , along with Thai tourism industry executives jointly welcome AL Shaqsi Yaqdhan Hamad Khalifa, Thailand’s 17 millionth visitor for this year.

Travel Mail Online News ( Bangkok: The Thai tourism industry has welcomed AL Shaqsi Yaqdhan Hamad Khalifa from Oman as the country’s 17 millionth visitor for this year. The Thailand’s Luckiest visitor arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport on 28 July, 2015, to a surprise welcome by the executives and representatives of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thai Airways International Public ... Read More »

Uttarakhand Tourism Minister meets Dr Mahesh Sharma to seek assistance for tourism related projects

The Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Mr Dinesh Dhanai and Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi.

Travel Mail Online News ( New Delhi: The Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (IC) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma held a meeting with Tourism Minister of Uttarakhand, Mr Dinesh Dhanai in New Delhi. The meeting was a follow up of the earlier meetings to seek central assistance for development of tourism in the state of Uttrakhand. ... Read More »

Promotional Event: Sri Lanka to be India’s first stop MICE destination

SriLankan Airline along with members from the tourism board and SLCB

Travel Mail Online News ( Hyderabad: SriLankan Airlines in a conjoined effort with the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau hosted a promotional event in the bustling city to endorse the several facilities offered for hosting MICE activities in Sri Lanka. These efforts are focused toward implementing a long term plan to enhance Sri Lanka’s profile as a MICE destination and becoming ... Read More »

SriLankan combines cash and miles for dream holiday from FlySmiLes

SriLankan Airline Aircraft

Travel Mail Online News ( Colombo: FlySmiLes frequent flyer programme of SriLankan Airlines, with its newest cash plus miles offer, gives its members the opportunity to explore SriLankan’s directly operated destinations for attractive fares. The offer, valid for bookings till August 15, 2015 for travel from September 1- October 31, 2015, gives FlySmiLes members the chance to combine their FlySmiLes miles and cash ... Read More »

MakeMyTrip to invest $15 million in HolidayIQ

Deep Kalra

Travel Mail Online News ( MakeMyTrip announced signing of agreement for the acquisition of a minority stake in HolidayIQ, a popular Indian travel community and holidays-planning recommendation engine. The company will pick up around 28% stake in HolidayIQ for $15 million. The transaction is scheduled to complete in July 2015. This strategic investment will enable both companies to rapidly scale ... Read More »