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Immigrants Arrive New Zealand in Large Numbers to See its Attractions

Immigrants Arrive New Zealand in Large Numbers to See its Attractions

Immigration to New Zealand is a measure of the rating and standing it enjoys in the eyes of the tourists and travellers because it has a great presence in the region and is known for its multidimensional beauty. It was an annual record with 72,400 people arriving to live in New Zealand in the year till July. The key factors responsible for this healthy development are a vibrating and strong economy accompanied by increased demand for skilled workers and the finest surroundings in which its great attractions are located. It i for these features that have made it famous throughout the world. The migrants arrived in the country on short-term work and student visas. The surge in the arrivals helps, and is a basis for, long-term planning, to make it attractive for the visitors.A fair share of the arrivals was from the United Kingdom and South Africa. Moreover, there were Chinese immigrants who showed up in great numbers. Many  people coming to New Zealand had holidays on their mind, and their destinations were the places of immense beauty. Few destinations boast so much variety and appeal. There are several attractive natural wonders in the country and its main attractions are mountains with the glow of snow, finest coastal glaciers, thick and captivating rain-forests, fjords, captivating landscapes, musical springs and flowing rivers which await the eyes of an intense explorer. The country is known for its topography, and is regarded as a heaven for adventure sports.There are avenues for rafting, jet boating, skydiving, and mountain biking which are cherished by the youth in a big way. The outdoor adventures are a special attraction and there are ample facilities to stay and have a good time amidst breakfast inns, luxurious hotels and eco-lodges.There are several sites which are popular and enjoy a special appeal. They are listed here:Fiordland National Park is ranked very high as a site listed with the World Heritage. It has spectacular scenery and the landscape has an aura of its own. It is an ideal for the admirers of hiking and walking.There is something very attractive about the Bay of Islands. It is a group of 144 islands and is very high when it comes to vacationing. Apart from sailing one can see the Penguins, dolphins and whales here.The Lake Taupo, is large and glittering. There is Tongariro National Park also to feast the eyes and both of them are regarded as World Heritage Sites. It volcanoes and is the finest example of Maori culture.Rotorua has a special feature and it is an active geothermal region in the world. It has mud pools, warm geysers, volcanic craters, and thermal springs which catch the eyes of the visitors. They are the finest example of the topography for which New Zealand is known. 

Posted On : 24 August,2017

India gained 10 percent growth in Tourists visitors

India gained 10 percent growth in Tourists visitors

New Delhi: Foreign Tourists Arrivals (FTAs) throughout the period of January - March 2016 were 25.08 lakhs with a increase of 10.0% as compared to the FTAs of 22.81 lakh with a growth of 3.5% in previous years.FTAs during the Month of March 2016 were 8.17 lakh as compared to FTAs of 7.29 lakh during the month of March 2015 and 6.90 lakh in March 2014. Has shown an increase of 12.1% in March 2016 with previous year. Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) throughout the month of March 2016 were Rs. 13,115 crore as compared to Rs. 11,133 crore in the same month previous year Bangladesh stood first in the list of percentage portion of foreign tourists arrivals in India in the month of January amongst  the top 15 cause countries with 14.07 percent part next by UK (13.16 percent), USA (11.84 percent), Germany (3.74 percent), Canada (3.57 percent), Sri Lanka (3.48 percent), Malaysia (3.45 percent), Russian Federation (3.19 percent), China (2.92 percent), France (2.92 percent), Australia (2.83 percent), Japan (2.43 percent), Nepal (1.72 percent), Singapore (1.67 percent) and Thailand (1.60 percent).A big portion of this expansion in foreign visitors can be credited to the development of online visa services that has now been expanded across 100 countries by Central government.

Posted On : 21 April,2016

Indians to get Visa on Arrival in South Korea Very Soon

Indians to get Visa on Arrival in South Korea Very Soon

In a bid to allure more travelers from India, the South Korea is contemplating to grant visa on arrival (VoA) for Indian travelers after its citizens were extended accelerated electronic travel authorize by New Delhi prior this year. Among the e-visa recipients to India, South Koreans rank fifth position. Joon-gyu Lee, South Korea's Ambassador to India, said that Seoul was witnessing the plan for Indians akin to that India extends to their citizens and while doing so the South Korean government is doing their best to boost visa granting process more swifter and easier.  The government of extends ETA (electronic travel authorization) proposal to 76 nations. Official data demonstrate that in January, influx of travelers from the Republic of Korea accounts 18.26% of the total arrivals under the ETA facility.Following Russia, US, Australia and Ukraine, South Koreans were the second major group travelling to India. Indian embassy in Seoul, demonstrate that over 100,000 Koreans travelled India in the previous years, mainly to visit the Taj Mahal, Jaipur and other Buddhist sites.As visa-on-arrival has facilitated travelling for South Korean citizens, similarly this scheme would be helpful for Indians and create an impact in the influx of travelers to Korea.  Recently, there has been a 20% rise in Indian travelers to South Korea. According to the official statistics, 147,736 Indians went to the East Asian nation in the previous year, up from 123,235 travelers earlier that year.For more updates follow VisitVisas at Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Posted On : 03 June,2015

Longer Stay for Visa-free Tourists in Vietnam

Longer Stay for Visa-free Tourists in Vietnam

Vietnam overseas tourists who are exempted already from requirements of visa will be allowed for a longer stay in the country than before.The federal government of Vietnam has advised the relevant agencies and police to cooperate along with tourism ministry to allow the visa-exempted tourists to stay in the country for a period of 30 days rather than 15 days.As a part of their efforts this move, is to waive requirements of tourist visa for those countries with "high tourism potential" or that have Vietnam's partnership.The visa-exempt tourists before change were permitted to stay for 15 days on their every visit and had to wait at least for 30 days prior to their upcoming entry.Presently, tourists from South Korea, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia, and Japan are the eligible countries for the visa waiver policy of Vietnam.The exact date for implementation of changes has not yet declared. For more updates follow VisitVisas at Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Posted On : 21 May,2015

Indians to Enjoy Visa Relaxation of the Philippines

Indians to Enjoy Visa Relaxation of the Philippines

Good news for all Indians travelling to the Philippines. According to the new reports of the nation, Indian citizens who hold the valid visa of Australia, Japan, Canada, Singapore, the US and UK (AJACSSUK) and moving to their dream destination Philippines can now arrive from any of the secondary international hubs, sea ports such as board cruise ships / vessels or major international airports. Prospective applicants from India with a valid visa of AJACSSUK can now enter their dream province, Philippine without holding a visa for up to 14 days. Previously this new plan was applicable only to Indian citizens arriving at the well-known international airports of Ninoy Aquino or Clark.One of the renowned representatives of the Tourism Marketing Office of Philippines - India noted in a statement that India is one of the major sources for the Philippines global market and has occupied the position of 13 in accounting number of Indian travelers. Concerned sources of nation anticipate India to be as a largest source market by the year end of 2016, aiming 100,000 new arrivals with the relaxation of visas and by promoting few tourism activities. The Tourism Department of Philippines accounted an increase of 17.14% arrivals from India in 2014. Earlier over 61,000 Indian citizens visited the nation and now they are expecting a steady rise in the arrivals count to 75,000 by the year-end of 2015. For more updates follow VisitVisas at Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Posted On : 14 May,2015

Schengen visas for Turks by Bulgaria within two days

Schengen visas for Turks by Bulgaria within two days

Bulgaria has laid restrictions on the visa application processing time to two days for Turkish nationals in a bid to give a fillip to the tourism industry. These Turkish people will be able to send in their applications at the consulate of Bulgaria. However, they need to furnish a passport, a biometric photograph, a copy of their identity proof and bank account details of the past three months. This will enable them to obtain a visa within two days.Bulgaria is now laying plans to its tourism industry for summer. A ferry line is reportedly being put in place to traverse between Istanbul and Varna. Turks usually take the bus route to travel across the border to Bulgaria. Additionally, Turkey's national airlines had started its flights to Varna a year ago.For more updates follow VisitVisas at Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Posted On : 22 April,2015

Georgia to Fortify Tourism ties with India

Georgia to Fortify Tourism ties with India

Georgia is eager to fortify tourism tie with India to enhance tourist traffic between both the nations. Recently, the connectivity between Tbilisi and India, the Georgian capital, via the Middle East, have enhanced significantly.Addressing at the event, recently organized by TAFI (Travel Agents Federation of India) Northern Chapter in Delhi, Georgian Ambassador to India, Levan Nizharadze, said that a designation of high-level tourism authority representatives from Georgia will quickly visit India to cooperate with the travel trade, explore methods to encourage tourism, and counterfeit long-term ties.Nizharadze said that, Georgia a top-notch tourist destination and the country is an embrace of culture, folklore, and art. And according to the UNWTO, Tourism Barometer 2014, the country has attained the top position in tourism growth. He said that though Georgia is small, it is a striking nation on the Southern Caucasus. The individuals at Georgia are warm and welcoming, the country is well-known for mouth-watering food, and the climate is very gentle and sub-tropical. The changes in the political and economic makeup will help the nation to be democratic. Georgia offers ample opportunities for business investments, Nizharadze said.The country’s tourism infrastructure has been robust since the Soviet period, the diplomat said, adding that the Georgia government is dedicated to improve the same.Georgia launched the e-visa regime for travelers a few months ago. The short-stay visa is for a period of 30 days can be obtained through online.For more updates follow VisitVisas at Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Posted On : 15 April,2015

Sweden Passport Holders Can Visit 174 Nations without a Visa

Sweden Passport Holders Can Visit 174 Nations without a Visa

Good news for people holding Sweden passport. According to a global ranking, Swedish passport holders will be able to visit 174 nations throughout the world without the need of obtaining a visa.Sweden holds a position in the top group along with the United Kingdom, United States, Germany and Finland. Following passports would be of Canada and Denmark, which paves the path for visa-free travel to 173 nations.The citizens of Sweden feel more convenient to travel, when the survey stated that they could visit 173 nations without the need of a visa. On the other hand, nationals of Afghanistan will be able to visit 28 nations without a visa, Iraq nationals can visit 31 nations without the visa, nationals of Somalia and Pakistan can visit 32 nations and Palestinian Territory can visit 35 nations without visa. The recent World Openness Report from the UN World Tourism Organization stated that 62 percent of the world's population needs a visa prior they get on the plane, train, boat or automobile in 2014. 

Posted On : 08 April,2015