Tag: Film Tourism

Kenya focusses on film tourism; enters into film deals with India and China

Kenya is aiming to focus on the film industry by tapping into advanced international markets informed the Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary, Joe Mucheru. He also stated that film is an integral part of the country which can be used to preserve our culture and ensure that we create jobs for the youth […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai conducts ASEAN-Indian Film Festival to promote film tourism and cultural ties

The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai in cooperation with the tourism boards of the ASEAN countries and India, inaugurated a three-day long film festival at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (Film Division), which was held from August 9-11. The ASEAN-Indian Film Festival is one of the events being held to commemorate 2019 as the […]

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Maharashtra government approves film-centric entertainment destination by Mahindra Group

To lure more travellers to Mumbai and to make it a tourism hotspot, Maharashtra government has approved a film-centric entertainment destination to be developed by the Mahindra Group at an investment of INR 1,900 crore in a suburb of Mumbai. The project will be Bollywood themed and will be developed on 82,950.5 sqm area which […]

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Greece – A 365-day Destination wins World’s Best Tourism Film 2018 at CIFFT

Greece – A 365-day Destination, the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) promotional video won CIFFT People’s Choice Award for World’s Best Tourism Film 2018. Promoted by the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), the CIFFT ‘People’s Choice’ Award is an online voting competition for all the films that participate in the Grand Prix CIFFT […]

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Film tourism proves positive for Fiji Islands

According to Fiji’s Film Commission, ‘Film-Fiji’, movies shot in the islands has generated more USD 240 million in revenue. 46 projects have been produced in Fiji so far. The projects include TV shows, documentaries and feature films. The film production in Fiji has helped in boosting the economy and provided the citizen with employment opportunities. […]

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India unleashes potential as a robust source market for outbound tourism

Darshan Baid| Kolkata Recently in a report, United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) projected that Indian outbound has a potential to grow 50 million by 2020. Given the increase in the disposable income of middle-class Indians, ever-increasing affordability of flight tickets and tailor-made tour packages foreign travel is no more a distant dream for Indians. […]

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Australia increases location shooting incentives to film foreign movies

Australia is to nearly double its federal incentives in a bid to enable and motivate foreign films to be shot in the country. The news was announced by Julie Bishop, Minister for foreign affairs. Expected to be valued at USD 106 million (Australian dollar 140 million) over the four years from the 2019-20 financial year, […]

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Korean Government launches Spring Travel Week

Showcases famous destinations featured in Korean movies and TV shows Spring Travel Week has been launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea for 16 days from late April to early May. The Spring Travel Week introduced travel destinations and programs based on locations featured in popular Korean movies and TV shows. […]

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Punjab to woo film-makers with upcoming Film Tourism Policy

According to an official of Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board (PHTPB), Punjab Tourism is drafting a new Film Tourism Policy in collaboration with the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). “We have already done our cultural policy and are now drafting a new Film Tourism Policy. We are doing it in collaboration with the National […]

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Stakeholders push for a film city in Udaipur

                Tapping the vast potential of film tourism in the city of Udaipur, members of the Film City Sangharsh Samiti, along with the support of local legislators and members of Parliament have urged for setting up a film city outside the periphery of Udaipur where vast tracts of […]

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