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Budget 2019: Offerings for tourism sector

Budget 2019: Offerings for tourism sector

The tourism industry has hailed the Union Budget of 2019 as a boost to the growing tourism sector of India. The first budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government was presented on July 5 by the newly minted finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman which brought in a mixed ...

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IRCTC eyes domestic, international air tourism

IRCTC eyes domestic, international air tourism

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Limited, which is operating air, rail and bus packages for tourists, is focussing on domestic and international air packages. The corporation was arranging international air tourist packages to Thailand and Nepal and is planning to arrange tours to Malaysia and other countries ...

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AirAsia Launches Five New Domestic Routes

AirAsia Launches Five New Domestic Routes

Jakarta. Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia announced five new domestic routes in Indonesia which will be available from Aug.1. The new routes are Jakarta-Lombok, Bali-Lombok, Yogyakarta-Lombok, Bali-Labuan Bajo and Surabaya-Kertajati. “We thank the Transportation Ministry and all our stakeholders for their support, which made it possible for us to offer these new routes,” AirAsia Indonesia director ...

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Domestic travellers have revived Bangladesh’s tourism industry

Domestic travellers have revived Bangladesh’s tourism industry

WHEN HE SET up Shanti Bari, an ecoresort in the forest near Srimangal, a town in a hilly, tea-growing region of Bangladesh, Tanvir Arefin Lincoln’s guests were mainly foreign tourists. Locals laughed at the idea of staying somewhere with so few modern conveniences. They asked, “Where is the TV? Where ...

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Travel & tourism seeks reduction in tax burden

Travel & tourism seeks reduction in tax burden

The travel and tourism industry expects a reduction of the tax burden, improvement of infrastructure and better connectivity from the upcoming Budget 2019, that will help double both the international as well as domestic tourist traffic. Travel company Cox Kings Group CEO Peter Kerkar urged the government to speed up ...

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