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Simpler immigration to woo tourists on the cards

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Now, foreigner tourists can really hope to travel to India lightly. One of the cumbersome part of their visits — the immigration process — is set to get easier as the UPA government is set to unveil an ambitious plan to get them in large … Read More

EU visa policy can help tourism

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EU visa policy can be used as a tool to support the tourism industry in Europe, according to MEPs from the Transport and Tourism Committee of the European Parliament (EP). European Commissioner for Industry Antonio Tajani discussed yesterday with EP’s committee regarding the new EU … Read More

Ease EU visa policy to help tourism industry to create…

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EU visa applications should be further facilitated to help the EU tourism industry to drive growth and create jobs, said Transport and Tourism Committee MEPs in a discussion with European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani on Wednesday. Tourism accounts for 10% of GDP and 12% of … Read More

Securing travel visas upon entry in Thailand

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The visa on arrival – visa exemption rule – allows passport holders of 19 countries to enter Thailand under this rule provided that they meet these requirements: The visit is strictly for tourism purposes. They must have a confirmed return ticket to show that they … Read More

Now, EPL tickets to available at visa centres

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Tickets to watch games of your favourite club in the English Premier League will soon be available in visa centres across India. In the next six months, Indians will be able to pick up tickets to watch an EPL clash when they go to apply … Read More

3 months visa for journalists: Malaysia

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Foreign journalists who want to work in Myanmar are now entitled to a 3 month visa. It’s a step taken by the Myanmar Government to move towards liberalization of the press. “Our country is opening up. We have to reduce our previous rules and regulations,” … Read More

New Visa Rules for Danish Tourists Visiting India

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Tourists from Denmark who want to visit India need to provide additional documents for visa approval under new visa rules which came into effect on February 1st, 2013. Extra documents required are: An invitation letter Paid plane tickets Hotel reservations Bank statement proving that they … Read More

Visa on arrivals in India registers 24.4 % growth

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According to an Indian official spokesman, the visa on arrivals in India registered a growth of 24.4 per cent in January 2013. In what may be good news for tourism industry in India, the visa on arrivals in India registered a growth of 24.4 per … Read More

Spain received 57.7 million foreign tourists in 2012

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Spain saw a rise in number of international tourist arrivals in 2012. The numbers were up by 2.7% from 2011. Some of the countries who got maximum number of tourists were France, Germany and Russia. Spain’s north eastern region of Catalonia registered the highest increase … Read More

Indian visa costs to soar

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The cost of a tourist visa for India is to increase sharply for British travellers this week. The fee for a single visa – valid for up to six months – will rise to £82 on Thursday, up from £38, while the “processing fee” will … Read More