Archive for August, 2007

  • Jaipur Homestays — best place for tourists

    Travel India News August 30, 2007 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    With the ever-increasing tourists coming to Rajasthan city of Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, 40 private residences have turned into mini-hospitality centres offering graded boarding and lodging facilities on the lines of the star hotels in the city, inspired by 11 homestays running in Jungpura and Defence Colony […]

  • Urgent need to promote homestays in Goa

    Travel India News August 30, 2007 at 2:52 am 0 comments

    Despite the fact that Goa, the beach capital of India, attracts lakhs of tourists each year, the state lacks in proper accommodation infrastructure. Hotels and resorts are numerous, still tourists visiting during the peak season (October to February) face problems of accommodation that suit their budget. Surprisingly the Homestay concept, […]

  • Govt for visa on arrival for tourists

    Travel India News August 30, 2007 at 2:23 am 0 comments

    Visa on arrival could be a reality soon with the Union Tourism ministry keen on it to ensure more foreign tourist arrivals. “We are working on providing visa on arrival to tourists and will take a decision after discussing the matter with the Union Home ministry,” Union Tourism Minister Ambika […]