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New agreement to open up India's north-east frontier to Australian tourists
Australia India Travel & Tourism Council (AITTC) and Northeast India Tour Operators Association (NEITO) have signed an MoU to promote tourism to the north-eastern states of India.

Kapil Chopra debuts hotel venture with trio of openings in Goa
Former president of The Oberoi Group Kapil Chopra has unveiled his latest hospitality venture, The Postcard Hotel, a luxury brand aimed at leisure travellers seeking accommodation by the sea, mountains or in wildlife-dense areas.

Indian cities on the radar as Air Italy grows Asia network Rohit Kaul
New Delhi has become the second Asian city after Bangkok in Air Italy's network, with Mumbai soon to follow as the airline plans further expansion to better connect India and North America via Milan.

Myanmar rolls out VOA for Indian nationals
India nationals can now enter Myanmar with visa-on-arrival (VOA) at Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw International Airports, as part of the Myanmar government's move to facilitate easier access for tourists visiting the country.

Air India under probe for financial mismanagement New Delhi, June 1, 2017
India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CIB) has filed cases against unidentified persons from the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Air India and others for suspect decisions made under an earlier government regime that resulted in heavy losses for the state-run airline.

Bali's first Mumbai flight lifts prospects for Indian market Ade Siregar, Jakarta, May 26, 2017
Indonesian trade players are sanguine about AirAsia X Indonesia's new Mumbai-Bali service launched on May 19, which marked the first LCC service between both countries.

Exotic Voyages traverses three new destinations Hanoi, May 18, 2017
Vietnam-based luxury operator Exotic Voyages is adding a trio of new destinations - Oman, Japan and India - to its programmes.

More AirAsia flights take off from secondary hubs S Puvaneswary, Kuala Lumpur and Sepang, May 3, 2017
AirAsia has unveiled more domestic routes from its secondary hubs in Malaysia as well as several new connections to China and India launching this year.

Indian luxe market on ascent in Philippines Rosa Ocampo, Manila, April 27, 2017
For a market that has traditionally been dominated by group tours, India is starting to show signs of maturing with more luxury travellers opting for the Philippines.

Liquor ban leaves Indian hotels high and dry Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, April 17, 2017
A ban on liquor sales at establishments within 500m of state and national highways, effective April 1, has struck a serious blow to India's hotel industry.