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  • It’s just not cricket

    Emerging from the shadows of the nation’s favourite sport, cricket, India's sport tourism market – inbound and outbound – has evolved with increasing demand for F1, golf, tennis and...

  • India’s Unique Yoga Hotspots

    India, the birthplace of yoga, has several unique holistic destinations that can be packaged as niche tourism products both for the inbound and donestic markets

  • The Vegetarian World Traveller

    With F&B gaining importance in travel itineraries, Express TravelWorld finds out what tour operators and international tourism boards are doing to grab a slice of the vegetarian travel pie

  • The Indian Corporate’s favourite mice playgrounds

    Express TravelWorld lists out some of the happening MICE hotspots worldwide which have been popular with the Indian corporate segment

  • A Tryst with Nature

    According to a study conducted by UNWTO, ecotourism is the fastest growing sector of the tourism industry, expanding globally between 20 per cent and 34 per cent per year....

  • The big fat Indian wedding just got leaner

    The party is still on, say industry players but Modi's move will see some leaner saat pheras in popular wedding destinations By Saloni Bhatia

  • Navigating 2017

    As the New Year rolls out. Express Travelworld spoke to the leading industry associations to get their insights on what lies ahead for India's tourism sector

  • Walking with the vines

    The evolving preferences of the global Indian traveller for tourism experiences has earned wine tourism its own niche across destinations globally. Tour operators and NTOs in India are looking...

  • Return of the homestay

    The lack of 290,000 rooms in the country has led the tourism industry to shift to the old norms of hospitality of staying with acquaintances. With state tourism boards...

  • An Ocean of Opportunities

    The potential of cruise tourism both in terms of passenger movement on varied itineraries and India as a cruise tourism port has been discussed since over a decade....

  • Learning beyond classrooms

    The new focus on experiential learning in India's booming education sector provides extensive business opportunities to big and small tour operators in the education tourism segment By Sudipta Dev

  • Connecting with freedom

    As India celebrates her 69th Independence Day, Express TravelWorld rediscovers these iconic freedom monuments that were witness to India’s struggle for Freedom and spoke to travel agents to find...

  • High on luxury

    India's luxury market, growing at a CAGR of 13 per cent, has given an impetus to luxury travel business as Indian HNIs travel the world seeking bespoke, authentic holiday...

  • The Tech Edge

    Technology is a key differentiator in the travel industry with tour operators, OTAs and offline agents understanding the need to adopt cutting edge solutions for...

  • Monsoon Mantra

    India has several destinations that can sell as unique monsoon getaways. All that is needed is a strategy that can turn this lean season into...

  • Temple Towns of India

    The cultural and religious diversity of India can be seen in the numerous ancient temples spread across the length and breadth of the country, many...

  • Celebrating ‘Her’: Women Leaders in Tourism

    Ten women leaders of tourism in India share their management mantras, the challenges they faced and their vision for their organisations

  • Building Bridges Beyond Borders

    Tasked with the role of building international relations and promoting the interests of their home countries in India, Express TravelWorld spoke to some of the...

  • Asean One Community

    As the ASEAN Tourism Forum rolls out in the Philippines this month, Express TravelWorld explores the myriad tourism offerings of the ten ASEAN nations who...

  • White Gold

    From winter sports to traditional Christmas events, destinations across the world are offering an expansive range of winter tourism products and the travel trade can...

  • Best on the beach

    Express TravelWorld checks out unique accommodations located on India's scenic beaches which can be packaged as niche products for both, leisure and MICE segments

  • The Wave Forward

    Strategically positioned in South Asia and with a coastline of more than 7,500 km, India's potential to emerge as a global cruise destination is indubitable....

  • Rail Journeys of India

    Being a vast country with different geographical landscapes, India’s Railways facilitates travel by connecting various parts of the country. At the same time it also...

  • On the trail of the Buddha

    Launched in 2007 by IRCTC, the Mahaparinirvan Express has been attracting thousands of Buddhist pilgrims from Southeast Asia and the Far East. However, insufficient marketing...

  • Royal luxury on wheels

    India has over the years matured to offer world class niche experiences and one such experience is that of the luxury trains that has caught...

  • Mountain railways: Picture-perfect journeys

    The mountain railways of India is a unique heritage tourism experience which is popular with both international and domestic crowd. Better packaging and marketing can...

  • Pilgrim trains: Connecting faith

    Pilgrim tourism has always been a recession free segment and in a country like India where train travel is the most common option for the...