Venue change for SATTE Mumbai

This year’s SATTE Mumbai West event will take place at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC), UBM India has confirmed, The travel trade show, which is now in its fifth…

MTDC plans marina in Mumbai

The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation has decided to develop an US$39.25million (INR250 crore) marina at Mumbai’s commercial district, Nariman Point. The corporation has…

Shangri-La opens in Mumbai

Shangri-La Hotel is now open in Mumbai.  Located in High Street Phoenix, Shangri-La Hotel Mumbai sits above Palladium mall. Of the 38 storey, three floors are currently operational. The…

SIA to boost Perth and Mumbai

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced a series of changes to its flight schedules for the forthcoming winter season, including extra services to Perth and Mumbai. From the start of the…

Travel Smartcard for Mumbai

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is looking at introducing a single smart card which will enable commuters to change from train, bus and a metrorail for seamless…

Korea rep office in Mumbai

South Korea has opened a tourism representative office in Mumbai to increase awareness of the attractions of the country in western India.Korea National Tourist Office has an office in Delhi…

Three explosions rock Mumbai

Three explosions hit Mumbai during Wednesday evening's rush hour, killed at least 21 people and injuring more than 100. The Times of India reported that the three blasts occurred within a…

Proud to be a Mumbaikar

Where was I on 13TH July? Where were you on 13th July? So many questions but not even one answer!Three blasts in a span of 20 minutes, loss of 21 lives, 130 injured, hospitals going into…

Hilton to open first hotel in Mumbai

Hilton Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its second hotel in India - the upscale, 171-room Hilton Mumbai International Airport. The property is Hilton Worldwide's third in…

Mishap at Mumbai airport

Jet Airways and Kingfisher were involved in a mishap at Mumbai airport last week, when two aircraft nearly collided on the tarmac. The tail of an empty Kingfisher plane touched the…

Mumbai to develop monorail

The Scomi Group of Malaysia and Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited of India will develop a monorail network in Mumbai, Anil Mathur reports. The 20km system will connect Wadala and…

TAT plans Mumbai office

The Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to open an office in Mumbai by end of this year, Anil Mathur reports. The new office will look after several Indian states, including…

Novotel opens in Mumbai

Accor has opened its first Novotel-branded property in Mumbai. The 203-room and suite Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach opened this week on a scenic beach-front site overlooking the Arabian Sea. The…

SAA ups Mumbai frequency

South African Airways (SAA) has added flights and increased its capacity on the route between Johannesburg and Mumbai. This comes as a result of an increase in demand for seats from…

On the Mumbai-London route

Jet Airways have announced a code share agreement with Virgin Atlantic with effect from 06 May 2009. This new agreement means that guests can book with Virgin Atlantic to travel with Jet…

Jet launches Kuwait-Mumbai

Jet Airways has launched its daily, direct service to Kuwait from Mumbai, the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation reported. This is the airline's second daily service to Kuwait from…

Fire hits Taj Mumbai

The hotel, one of thesites of the 26 November terror attacks, was empty when the incident occurred.There are no reports of casualties in the incident. Taj is reported to have said that the…

Monorail for Mumbai

On 29 November the foundation stone will be laid for India's first monorail project in Mumbai, The Times of India has reported. The 19.5km rail network will connect south Mumbai to the…

Mumbai opens new taxiway

Mumbai International Airport has inaugurated a new taxiway, the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation has reported. The taxiway has been designed to facilitate all wide-body aircraft to…

Mumbai plane jam

The problem of space at Mumbai's Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport is causing a potential security threat to aircraft, The Times of India has reported. With space plane parking…

CX at new Mumbai terminal

From today, Cathay Pacific's check-in counter at Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai will be located in the new Terminal 2B. The first CX flight that will make use of…

Four Seasons in Mumbai

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has opened the doors of its first property on the Indian subcontinent, the Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai. The hotel's 33-storey glass tower houses 202…

No rooms in Mumbai, New Delhi

Most five-star hotels in India's New Delhi and Mumbai are booked till March next year, an Economic Times report said.It said hotel chains have reported occupancies of over than 90% this…

Free Mumbai Wi-Fi

The airport claims to offer "wall-to-wall accessibility" throughout its four terminals, but the speed for the free service will vary between 64 and 128 kbps.Free internet kiosks will…

Oman Air to join Oneworld

A report on Reuters on Sunday stated that Oman Air had decided to apply for membership in the Oneworld Alliance, whose chairman currently is Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways.

IndiGo goes to Dammam

In a bid to expand its international operations and strengthens its presence in the Middle East, IndiGo has announced the launch of Dammam as its 24th international and 87th overall…

AirAsia India starts new routes

AirAsia India will launch its flight services to more cities next fiscal as part of its robust network expansion plans for 2020-21. The Bengaluru-based carrier flies to Delhi, Mumbai…

THAI Smile flies to Ahmedabad

THAI Smile will introduce direct flights to from Bangkok to Ahmedabad effective from 29 October. Based in Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, the new service gives the airline seven…

Destination Riyadh on SpiceJet now

SpiceJet launched eight new non-stop international flights from the country’s busiest metros of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline is the first Indian low-cost carrier (LCC) to connect Mumbai…

Passenger traffic up 2% in APAC

s Passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific recorded moderate growth in March at 2.0% and a slight decline at -0.3% in the Middle East. This was revealed by the Airports Council International…

IHG to open seven new hotels in India

After the massive Six Senses acquisition, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is making waves in India. Under the IHG-SAMHI partnership, it today announced the opening of seven more Holiday…

MICE costs rising

Overall cost per attendee per day for meetings and events around the globe increased in 2017 and is expected to continue rising next year, according to the 2018 Meetings and Events Future…

SIA expands in Ahmedabad

Singapore Airlines will expand its Indian operations next month with the launch of an additional flight to Ahmedabad. Effective 26 March 2017, the national carrier will launch a…

W Hotels arrives in India

W Hotels, the modern luxury brand originally conceived by Starwood, has made its debut in India. Now operated by Marriott International, the brand has launched the W Goa, a new beach…