Archive for January, 2008

  • Signs of Global warming

    Travel India News January 31, 2008 at 11:46 am 0 comments

    Unusually cold weather in northern India has been blamed for at least 46 deaths in the state of Uttar Pradesh, and others in Kashmir and Punjab. Mosques in the valley said special prayers. Schools in Delhi were closed until January 13th because of the weather. More than 1 million children […]

  • Foreign tourist arrivals on rise

    Travel India News January 25, 2008 at 3:38 am 0 comments

    The number of foreign tourist arrivals in the country increased by over 12 per cent in 2007, but India’s share in the total tourist movement in the world amounted to a mere 0.5 per cent, a top tourism official said today. “Foreign tourist arrivals touched the five million mark and […]

  • Ramayana attracts Indian tourists

    Ramayana attracts Indian tourists

    Travel India News January 25, 2008 at 3:33 am 0 comments

    Indian tourist arrivals will increase more than 20 per cent with the launch of the Ramayana Trail in India by Sri Lanka Tourism, Chairman Convention Bureau, Prema Cooray said. The Indian arrivals last year were 102,000. Ramayana was successfully launched in Bombay, India. “The event was a major success and […]