Tag: tourism development

HRAO appeals to PM Modi for INR 3000 crore tourism development package

Odisha, with its vast tourism potential ranging from wildlife reserves, beaches, temples, monuments, art and culture, mangrove forests, eco-sensitive forest areas, tribal life, colourful cultural dances, stone crafts, silver filigrees, etc. needs special assistance from the Central Government to develop Eastern India and Odisha in particular, which was recently devastated by Cyclone Fani. An appeal […]

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UNWTO supports tourism development of Sudan

Secretary General of UNWTO, Taleb Rifai, has expressed the commitment of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to support Sudan’s tourism development during his recent official visit to Sudan. The visit coincided with a three-day regional executive training on crisis communication in tourism organised by UNWTO and the UNWTO.Themis Foundation. While meeting with the President of […]

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Ireland looks at record tourism development

Ireland is reaping the benefits of a weakening euro and is observing a fast growing economy. Beside, its tourism industry is observing a robust start this year. In the first five months of this year, tourism in Ireland has grown by 12% from Britain and the United States and going by the trend, 2015 is […]

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Karnataka to lease 1,400 acres of land for tourism development

Karnataka will lease more than 1,400 acres of tourism department’s property to private operators on public-private-partnership model, in an effort to boost tourism. According to Law Minister T B Jayachandra, the cabinet meeting decided to lease 1,463.38 acres and attract Rs 14,737 crore investments in the sector. The move comes in the wake of tourism […]

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Philippines welcomes new Undersecretary for tourism development

Benito C Bengzon, Jr., a career executive who also served as Assistant Secretary for International Tourism Promotions and Official Spokesperson of the Department of Tourism (DOT), was sworn in as the new Undersecretary for Tourism Development by DOT Secretary Ramon R Jimenez, Jr. Undersecretary Bengzon is replacing Daniel G Corpuz, who recently retired after forty […]

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Report: Kuwait’s hotel revenues up from last year

According to a recent report by TRI Consulting Middle East, Kuwait’s tourism sector has put up a good performance with more business than its neighbouring states. It was benefited from the Eid al Fitr holidays, which pushed up demand, particularly from domestic and Saudi Arabian visitors boosting up the hotel revenues than previous year. Steps […]

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Tamil Nadu tourism gets Rs 5 crore boost

  The Tamil Nadu government has allocated around Rs 5 crore for tourism development activities in Tiruchirappalli and Tiruvarur districts. J Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, has sanctioned Rs 2.30 crore to develop various amenities at Pachamalai in Tiruchirappalli, including setting up tree houses and renovating an existing guest house, among others. In Tiruvarur […]

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AP mulls tie-up with Maharashtra to promote tourism

The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to have a tie-up soon with Maharashtra for jointly developing and promoting tourist circuits in the two states. “We have been discussing to jointly develop certain common circuits with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation’s Chairman. But the details are yet to be finalised,” AP Special Chief Secretary (Tourism and […]

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Madhya Pradesh allots Rs 180 crore for tourism development in state

In a bid to give a major boost to the tourism sector in the state, Madhya Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs 180 Crore for the development of various tourism destinations across the state. This amount has been sanctioned for four years. These funds will be utilized for infrastructure development at religious places, development of rural […]

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