INDIAN TOURISTS

  • Indian woman killed in Thai parasailing accident October 3, 2013

    Bangkok: An Indian tourist celebrating her wedding anniversary was killed in a parasailing accident off Thailand's coast, police said Thursday. Shilpi Agarwal, 36, and her husband had hired a speedboat to parasail Wednesday near Pattaya's beach but it failed to launch, said Col. Suwan Cheawnavinthavat, police commander in the popular seaside...
  • 2 young Indian girls lucky to survive Nepal crash May 14, 2012

    Kathmandu: Two young Indian girls were lucky to survive the Nepalese airliner crash on Monday near highaltitude Jomsom airport in northern Nepal, being among the six who were rescued alive from the debris of the illfated plane. The girls aged 6 and 9 were among three Indian survivors of the...
  • Indian tourists in US spent $ 2.86 bn in 2010 January 20, 2012

    Washington: An Indian tourist visiting America in 2010 spent at an average more than Rs 2 lakh during their stay in Washington, thus contributing an estimated whopping $ 2.86 billion to the US economy. Well aware that the ultimate economic impact to the US economy would be multiple of that, US...
  • Maldives eyeing more Indian tourists December 25, 2011

    The Maldives government is creating a new airport terminal and hotels are offering special packages to Indian tourist. ...
  • Indians hit back, give Australia the miss May 26, 2010

    New Delhi: A spate of attacks on Indian students in Australia last year has rattled travellers from the subcontinent, with up to 30 percent fewer tourists opting to take the trip Down Under. Indian tour operators say there has been a sharp drop in tourist traffic to Australia's holiday and business...