Published on : Saturday, February 12, 2022
The travel and tourism industry has greeted wholeheartedly the decision of the government to ease down on testing and quarantine requirements for foreigners’ and called for quick recommencement of normal international flights.
To quote Ashish Gupta, CEO of Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality, “This is an encouraging development. Hopefully this will be accompanied by full resumption of all scheduled international flights and multiple entry e-tourist visas for all our tourism source markets.”
“This move will serve to boost consumer confidence and accelerate revival of travel, tourism and hospitality sectors as well as economy at large,” Madhavan Menon, managing director, Thomas Cook India group.
To quote Rajiv Mehra, president of Indian Association of Tour Operators, “Presently there are only limited air bubble flights that are operating to some selected countries and airfares are exorbitant. Once normal international flight operation is resumed, airfares will come down drastically and this will boost the arrival of foreign tourists in India.”
Tags: Indian travel sector