Tag: north-eastern states

Israel Ministry of Tourism conducts a roadshow in Kolkata

Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) conducted a roadshow in Kolkata on August 29 to enhance commercial ties with the Indian travel trade fraternity. The 20 member delegation, comprising of destination management companies (DMCs) from Israel interacted with over 100 key travel and tour operators, MICE providers, up-market leisure operators and media personnel. The event started […]

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Israel opens Visa Application Centre in Kolkata

In an effort to encourage more Indian travellers to visit Israel, the Embassy of Israel in India has opened a Kolkata Israel Visa Application Centre for West Bengal and North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. Additionally, visa applications in the jurisdiction under the New Delhi centre are also […]

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Foreign Tourist to North Eastern States registered a growth of 39.76% in 2014

The number of foreign tourist visits to North Eastern States has increased from 66,302 to 84,820 in 2013 and further to 118,552 in 2014. Rs 144.68 crore funds released for North Eastern Region in 2014-15. Rs 34.68 crore more than actual sanctioned amount of 110 crore in 2014-15. A total of 10% of the plan […]

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Mega tourism projects sanctioned by the Ministry of Tourism

The Union Ministry of Tourism has given Central Financial Assiantance (CFA) a sum of Rs 25 crore for Mega destination and Rs 50 crore for Mega Circuit, to different state governments. Besides this, five other tourist circuits of specific themes are to be created under a Scheme announced in the Union Budget 2014-15. Some of […]

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