Category Archives: News & Updates

21 Nov

U.S. Consulate Mumbai Reopens in Bandra Kurla

U.S. Consulate Mumbai Reopens in Bandra Kurla November 21, 2011 Mumbai — The United States Consulate General Mumbai officially opened on November 21 at its new Bandra Kurla location. The day began with a formal ceremony to raise the U.S. flag, conducted by the Consulate’s Marine Security Guard Detachment. The Consular section also welcomed its

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11 Nov

Travel group pushes for visa changes

11/11/11 10:33 AM EST The American travel industry is dramatically stepping up its political efforts in the nation’s capital in hopes of making it easier for international business travelers to visit the United States. In particular, the group is trying to get Congress to pass legislation that would lead to innovations in the travel visa-granting

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01 Nov

VUSACOM aims to increase Indian visitor arrivals to USA

KAHINI CHAKRABORTY – Mumbai The travel fraternity along with the US Commercial Consulate have come together to form a new Visit USA Committee (VUSACOM). The main objective of VUSACOM is to increase the number of arrivals from India to the US from the current 12th standing in tourist arrivals into the US to single digits.

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11 Jul

VUSACOM India Chapter launches website

To organise Visa awareness workshop at US Consulate in Mumbai this month; targets 300 members by year-end The Visit USA Committee (VUSACOM) India Chapter, which has been revived as a company under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, has launched its website ( and will be conducting its first activity, a visa awareness workshop,

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