Forex revenue from tourism touches $27.7 bn in 2017:Eco Survey

Jan 29 2018

As per the provisional data of Ministry of Tourism, foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) stood at 10.2 million during 2017, a growth of 15.6 per cent.

Annual foreign tourist arrivals cross 10-million mark: Alphons

Jan 23 2018

For the first time, annual foreign tourist arrivals in the country have crossed the 10- million mark in 2017, Tourism Minister K J Alphons said.

FM invites ASEAN nations to invest in India's infra, services

Jan 23 2018

Arun Jaitley invited ASEAN nations to invest in India, especially in infra and services, saying country is getting globally integrated in terms of trade and investments.

Full implementation of India, Asean FTA to boost trade

Jan 23 2018

Full implementation of the FTA in goods between India and the Asean bloc will help boost trade between the two regions, MoS for Commerce and Industry C R Chaudhary said.

India eyes doubling of foreign tourists to 20m by 2020

Jan 18 2018

"We crossed 10 mn FTAs in 2017 and if we include non-resident Indians visiting the country then the number went up to over 17 mn," Alphons said.

Swaraj holds 'productive' talks with Maldivian FM: MEA

Jan 11 2018

Sushma Swaraj held "productive" talks with Mohamed Asim amidst a strain in bilateral ties over a number of issues, including signing of an FTA between Maldives and China.

India short of nearly 2 lakh tourist hotel rooms: Officials

Dec 28 2017

India has a shortage of nearly two lakh hotel rooms and it is struggling to manage a surge in tourist arrivals.

EU to resume political contact 'at all levels' with Thailand

Dec 11 2017

The EU will resume political contact “at all levels” with Thailand, after putting relations on hold following a 2014 coup by the Thai military.

EU's preference is ambitious trade deal with UK: EU's Barnier

Nov 20 2017

EU wants to negotiate an ambitious trading partnership with Britain after Brexit, but will only do so once divorce issues are settled.

Trump discussed free trade pact with Japan's Abe, US envoy says

Nov 17 2017

US envoy said Trump discussed a possible FTA with Shinzo Abe during his trip to Tokyo, contradicting Japanese official who had said such talks never took place.

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