Tag: Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tourism recognises 17 sites in 12 clusters for development as Iconic Tourist Sites

The Government of India has identified some world-class iconic tourist stations in India to attract foreign and domestic tourists. Pursuant to the Budget Announcements of 2018-19, Ministry of Tourism has identified 17 sites in 12 clusters in the country for development as Iconic Tourist Sites namely Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh); Ajanta and […]

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Ministry of Tourism takes steps to minimise the use of single-use plastics in tourist sites

Ministry of Tourism has taken various steps to minimise the use of the Single-Use Plastic (SUP) by the creation of awareness among stakeholders so as to make tourists sites plastic-free through the offices under its administrative control. These steps include: Awareness creation for the eradication of SUP among the tourists such as campaign at iconic […]

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Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism launches new tourism app

To give tourists quick access to information about Cambodia, the Ministry of Tourism launched a mobile application, called ‘Kingdom of Wonder’. The application was launched at the Sokha Siem Reap Resort and Convention Centre. The event, which also featured the seminar ‘Cambodia Tourism Destination Promotion through Digital System’, was presided over by Tourism Minister Thong […]

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Lagos positions as ideal film destination in Africa

Lagos State marketed itself as an ideal film and tourism destination at the Cannes International Film Festival, South of France. “Lagos, to a large extent, is the hub of filmmaking in Nigeria. And the Executive Governor of Lagos State is so keen and highly interested in motion pictures and the arts generally, which is why […]

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Ministry of Tourism collaborates with Google India for 360° VR campaign

Recently, the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Google India launched a 360° virtual reality (VR) experience video on the Incredible India campaign. KJ Alphons, Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) stated the project was aimed at showcasing the country as an “iconic destination.” “India is an iconic destination that offers unique experiences of climate, […]

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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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India wins “Best Exhibitor Award” at ITB Berlin

                India recently won the “Best Exhibitor Award” at ITB Berlin. India was represented by K J Alphons, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism along with Suman Billa, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and other officials. Incredible India (Ministry of Tourism) presented a short film named “Yogi […]

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Indian travellers to Indonesia surge by a whopping 30% in 2017

Shruti Dugar | Kolkata Marking a new high, Indonesia accounted for a record 485,314 tourists from India in 2017, an up by 30% as per 2016’s 376,802 Indian visitors figure. Going forward, to further attract the Indian travellers to the island country, Visit Indonesia Tourism Office (VITO) India recently promoted Indonesia through a sales mission […]

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Ministry of Tourism bags INR 2,150 crores grant in Union Budget 2018-19

10 sites to be made iconic tourist destinations An amount of INR 2,150 crores was allocated to the Ministry of Tourism under the Union Budget 2018-19, receiving a 21% jump over INR 1,776.4 crores allotted for the current fiscal. The budget proposed to build tourism facilities by capitalising on the cultural wealth of the country. […]

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