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Prahlad Singh Patel takes charge as the Tourism Minister

Prahlad Singh Patel takes charge as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in New Delhi. The five-time MP, Prahlad Singh Patel represents Damoh Lok Sabha Constituency in Madhya Pradesh. He has previously been a member of several Parliamentary Committees in the 16th Lok Sabha. The 59-year-old Minister takes […]

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TTF opens today in Ahmedabad

The biggest-ever Travel & Tourism Fair in the city The 3-day Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF)  inaugurated today, in the fully packed Exhibition Halls at Gujarat University. 665 exhibitors from 27 Indian states/UTs and from 23 countries are participating in TTF Ahmedabad, making this an unprecedented networking and business opportunity for the travel trade from […]

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ASI partners with Yatra.com and BookMyShow

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture for the archaeological researches and protection of the cultural heritage of the nation, has inked a Memorandum of Understating (MoU) with Yatra.com and BookMyShow to enable national and international tourists to conveniently book their tickets online for 141 historical monuments which fall under the […]

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Ministry of Tourism and Dalmia Bharat sign MoU to adopt a heritage project

Dalmia Bharat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, for the adoption of Red Fort monument under the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ project. With an estimate of over INR 5 crores per year, Dalmia Bharat joined ‘Monument Mitras’ from other various private sector companies to look after the operations and […]

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MoT develops Tribal Tourism Circuit under Swadesh Darshan scheme

The Government of India, under the ambitious project crafted by Ministry of Tourism, is developing Tribal Tourism Circuit in order to expand the infrastructure in the country in a planned and prioritised manner, keeping in view high tourists value and tourists experience, competitiveness, sustainability and promoting employment. Tribal Circuit is one of the fifteen thematic […]

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Sri Lanka pushes for dual destination packages with India

                Akansha Pandey | New Delhi With 384,628 Indian travellers visiting Sri Lanka last year, an 8% growth over the previous year, India has retained its spot as the largest inbound source market for Sri Lanka. This increase was majorly fuelled by wedding, honeymoon and spiritual travellers from […]

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Incredible India all set to capitalise as FITUR Partner Country 2018

In the upcoming edition of FITUR from January 17-21, 2018 at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid, Spain, partner country – India will exhibit its tourism as one of its leading-edge sectors with some of the highest business possibilities. With 7% economic growth, India presents a key market for worldwide investments and economic relations and is […]

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Indian government constitutes a dedicated National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

A National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board has been constituted to provide a dedicated institutional framework to take forward the cause of promotion of Medical Tourism, Wellness Tourism and Yoga, Ayurveda Tourism and any other format of Indian system of medicine covered by Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH). This Board, informed Dr Mahesh […]

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E-tourist visa facility extended to citizens of 37 more countries

Commencing from November 27, 2014, e-Tourist Visa facility was available until February 25, 2016 for citizens of 113 countries arriving at 16 Airports in India. The Government of India has extended this scheme for citizens of 37 more countries with effect from February 26, 2016 taking the tally to 150 countries. A total of 1,17, […]

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U.S.-India Aviation Summit opens new direction for future cooperation

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), in partnership with the Government of India and the U.S. – India Aviation Cooperation Programme (ACP), sponsored the 5th U.S. – India Aviation Summit recently in Bengaluru. The Summit ended with high-level meetings between public and private sector leaders from both nations which discussed ways to strengthen the […]

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