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India

6 Nov 2006
The city of Hampi in India is to receive a financial boost after it was announced that funds have been made available to aid tourism in the region.Deputy chief minister B S Yediyur...
3 Nov 2006
A new scheme has been launched in India to ensure tour guides in some of the most popular tourist regions are qualified.A ten-day training course has been established by the Tamil ...
2 Nov 2006
The Indian state of Shimoga is set to receive a cash injection to boost tourism in the region.Deputy chief minister, B S Yediyurappa, has announced that Rs 200 crore (£23m) wi...
24 Oct 2006
The Indian state of Rajasthan is to develop eight new eco-tourism sites in order to highlight its varied wildlife.Officials say they want to open up the sites so that visitors can ...
23 Oct 2006
A number of farmers in India are turning to tourism as a way of making money.After a particularly bad harvest and increasing debts, many farmers are choosing to open up their homes...
18 Oct 2006
Tourism in India could soon feel the effects of a number of mosquito-borne diseases which are currently affecting the nation.Around 103 people have died during an outbreak of dengu...
13 Oct 2006
Tourism officials in the Indian city of Chennai have expressed their concern over the difficulties some tourists face when visiting.Although visitor numbers are up, it is not uncom...
13 Sep 2006
The top spa destination in the world has been named as Ananda Spa in the Himalayas.The luxurious Indian hilltop retreat combines the ancient Indian practice of Ayurveda with contem...
5 Sep 2006
A total of 15 islands in the remote Andamans archipelago are to be developed as tourist destinations. It is expected that the islands, located around 1,200km from the coast of Indi...