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Shakir Husain

Shakir is New Editor for Businessworld Online

Latest Articles By Shakir Husain

Turkey Urges Action Against FETO Activities In India

Shakir Husain

Although Turkish government officials have been circumspect about criticising Western governments over FETO, influential media figures have accused the network of working for the CIA

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Turkey Favours Consensus On India's NSG Membership Bid

Shakir Husain

On the issue of India and Turkey signing a free trade agreement, Turkish minister Lutfi Elvan said the working group set up to look into the matter has prepared a draft report and once India ratifies it, the process can move forward

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Air Canada Expands India Service, Plans Mumbai Flight In 2017

Shakir Husain

The increased air connectivity will cater to rising immigrant traffic, student population, tourism and business travel

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Turkey Ready To Fund Turkish Language Centre At Jamia

Shakir Husain

Turkey is also keen to open its cultural centre Yunus Emre Institute in New Delhi and is awaiting the Indian government's consent

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Garuda Indonesia Plans To Launch India Flights

Shakir Husain

Indonesia has seen a spike in foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) from India, but its tourism promotion efforts have been stymied by a lack of direct air connections

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Indian Visitors To Turkey Grow 10 Per Cent In 2015

Shakir Husain

'We are getting more tourists from places like India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. This year we are looking for 20 per cent more tourist from India,' says Ozgur Ayturk, coordinator at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism's promotion division

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Ras Al Khaimah Seeks To Attract More Indian Tourists In Growth Push

Shakir Husain

Ras Al Khaimah presents itself as a more relaxed and affordable destination that offers 'authentic' Arabian hospitality to visitors than its flashy neighbour Dubai

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Indonesia Aims To Double Tourist Arrivals From India By 2019

Shakir Husain

Indonesia included Indians in its free visa on arrival scheme from October this year as part of its efforts to become a major Asian holiday destination

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AirAsia Indonesia X Plans Direct India Service

Shakir Husain

AirAsia restarting its Kuala Lumpur-New Delhi service, which was discontinued in 2012 due to high operating costs, from February 3 next year

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Mauritius Targets 20 Per Cent Growth In Indian Tourists

Shakir Husain

Mauritius recorded 61,157 Indian visitors in 2014, making India its sixth largest source of foreign tourist arrivals, reports Shakir Husain Mauritius is looking for a 20 per cent annual growth in tourists from India and remains focused on attracting high-end travellers. Between January and July this year the country received about 45,000 tourists, representing an increase of 21.5 per cent over the same period in 2014.

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