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India Supreme Court rules against tiger tourism

India Supreme Court rules against tiger tourism

The Times of India reported yesterday that the Indian Supreme Court has banned tourism in several tiger reserves. The ruling is meant to push several states into enforcing the establishment of buffer zones around the tiger reserves. Establishing the zones has been controversial because they would displace people and businesses. However, you can’t have tiger […]

Business Travel Spending over $1 trillion driven by emerging markets

Business Travel Spending over $1 trillion driven by emerging markets

Very interesting article in Travel Daily News online, Tuesday, July 24th, 2012: The GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), released the 4th annual comprehensive report analyzing the current state of global business travel spend and growth projections for the next five years. The GBTA BTI Outlook – Annual […]

India Tourism Plan Boosts Spending Fourfold

India Tourism Plan Boosts Spending Fourfold

While destinations around the world cut tourism budgets, India is moving in the opposite direction, reported  the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS), one of India’s news agencies. New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The tourism ministry proposes to use additional funds it has been allotted under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) for developing tourism infrastructure to […]