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Tour operator for Sri Lanka and India Connaissance Tour stopped working
Tour operator Connaissance Tour, who worked on the Russian market since 1994 and specialized on tours to Sri Lanka and India, stopped working, according to the official website of the company.
The Last Flights To Goa From Russia Are Planned for April Instead of May
The tourist season in Goa is about to end; tour operators are close to finish their flight programs. Tour operator BTA Group, for example, is completing its flight program on April 4. CEO of the company Revaz Mgeladze says that transportation had to turn off early, as demand fell. Usually the flights on this destination finish in mid-May. So it was in the past two years. Overall drop in numbers of tourists in Goa this season Mgeladze estimates by 50 per cent.
Russian tourist inflow expected as India eases visa regime
Introduction of easier visa regime with India for Russians will increase the number of Russian tourists in Indian resorts, the Association of Russian Tour Operators (ATOR) said on Friday. On February 5, the Indian government expanded the list of countries whose citizens can get visas upon arrival at the airport. The list now includes 180 countries, among them Russia. The rule will be in force from October 2014 in nine airports, including the International Indira Ghandi Airport in Delhi, Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai and Dabolim in Goa.
India Issues Electronic Visas for Citizens of 43 countries
India issues electronic visas for visitors from 43 countries, including Russia and Ukraine, Indian Deputy Interior Minister Anil Goswami said on Thursday. The 43 countries also include Brazil, Israel, the United States, Mexico and Australia. Tourists who plan to travel to India fill a form on the special Internet website and pay a visa fee online.