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Tourism

Indian Stock Exchange Launches Index to Track Travel Listings — India Report

A new stock market index to track the performance of the travel sector is an indicator of the segment's growth in India. Travel companies are having a dream run at the Indian bourses. It remains to be seen whether this demand will sustain over the long term.

Indian Stock Exchange Launches Index to Track Travel Listings — India Report

Podcasts

The Largest IPO in India’s Hospitality Sector

TBO Tek's successful IPO was followed by Ixigo's listing. Will Leela's debut on the stock market make it a hat-trick for Indian travel and hospitality companies?

The Largest IPO in India’s Hospitality Sector
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Tourism

First-Ever Direct Flight Between Cambodia and India Takes Off – India Report

Cambodian tourists have largely visited India for religious travel to Buddhist sites and for affordable medical treatments. Meanwhile, Cambodia is hoping to attract more Indians – but much more than a direct flight is needed to attract the Indian travelers.

First-Ever Direct Flight Between Cambodia and India Takes Off – India Report

Airlines

IndiGo Widens Lead in Indian Market Share – India Report

The Indian aviation sector is adding more airports across the country, and airlines are investing in upgrading and expanding their fleets. A consistent growth in domestic air passenger traffic is crucial to their return on investments, especially as international airlines are eyeing this growing consumer base.

IndiGo Widens Lead in Indian Market Share – India Report

Online Travel

Ixigo IPO Garners Significant Demand Across Investor Categories — India Report

Ixigo's IPO closed to a blockbuster subscription window. The online travel company's performance at the Indian bourses is indicative of the positive sentiments that prevail in India with regard to the travel industry.

Ixigo IPO Garners Significant Demand Across Investor Categories — India Report

Airlines

Air India Express To Expand Operations In Delhi-NCR – India Report

Air India Express has become the first airline to operate from two airports in the national capital region. The airline is aiming to use the Hindon airport to connect with the smaller cities in western Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Haryana. It is not yet known if the airport will serve as another hub - but would it make sense if it were to become one?

Air India Express To Expand Operations In Delhi-NCR – India Report

Tourism

What International Travelers Want In India: 4 Boutique Hotels Weigh in – India Report

From 'Wed in India' and hosting the G20 Summit to high-end convention centers, India has been upping its efforts to attract international tourists. But what are these travelers looking for? We reached out to luxury boutique hotels to find out.

What International Travelers Want In India: 4 Boutique Hotels Weigh in – India Report

Tourism

Indian Travelers Looking at Airlines, Hotels to Boost Sustainability – India Report

Indians are being more mindful of the impact of their journeys on the environment – and it is changing the way they live their everyday lives, according to a report from Booking.com. We look at some of the steps the government and industry are taking in response.

Indian Travelers Looking at Airlines, Hotels to Boost Sustainability – India Report

Overtourism

Fighting Overtourism: Madhya Pradesh Looks to Introduce Tourist Registration System — India Report

Religious travel is a significant aspect of tourism in India. However, overcrowding at key religious destinations often leads to potential dangerous situations such as stampedes. Uttarakhand has taken its first step to solve this issue, and Madhya Pradesh is now likely to follow.

Fighting Overtourism: Madhya Pradesh Looks to Introduce Tourist Registration System — India Report

Tourism

Indian Travelers Hit New Spending Peak: How Much They Spent Overseas

Of course, we know that Indians are traveling more than ever, but nothing like statistics to highlight just how significant travel spending has become.

Indian Travelers Hit New Spending Peak: How Much They Spent Overseas