Tag: Tourism Minister

Tourism Minister inaugurates the ‘Unknown masterpieces of Himachal Folk Art’ exhibition in New Delhi

The Minister of State (I/C) of Culture & Tourism, Government of India, Prahalad Singh Patel inaugurated the exhibition titled ‘Unknown Masterpieces of Himachal Folk Art’ at the National Museum, New Delhi. The event was graced by Akhilesh Mishra, Director General, ICCR and B N Aryan, Director, Home of Tribal Folk Art, Gurugram among other dignitaries. […]

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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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International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh receives excellent turnout

                Organised jointly by the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council, Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam and the Uttarakhand Forest Department, the 29th Annual International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh brought together nearly 2,000 participants from 94 nations around the world. Inaugurating the festival, Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister of […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government launches new tourism policy

                Bets on tourism to create 5 lakh jobs, 5,000 cr investment per year The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has set an ambitious target of generating five lakh jobs every year, attracting INR 5000 crore investment and increasing the arrival of foreign tourists by 10% in […]

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Tourism Minister lays emphasis on cleanliness to boost tourism

KJ Alphons, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Tourism, Government of India, encouraged youths to make India a better place by keeping the surroundings clean and thus promote tourism. Alphons pointed out that India, with 5,000 years old civilization, amazing culture, beaches, backwaters, hill stations and philosophical school of thoughts, is lagging behind in tourism and […]

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Kerala Tourism aims to achieve 50% growth in tourist arrival by 2021: Tourism Minister

Tourism Minister of Kerala, Kadakampally Surendran has said that the state government is looking to double the number of domestic tourists and is aiming 50% increase in foreign arrivals by 2021. “Digital platforms are the key to achieve the aim,” he said while inaugurating the second edition of International Conference on Tourism Technology (ICTT) in […]

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Tourism Minister predicts 2017 to be a great year for Greek Tourism

Greece Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expects the country to welcome more than 30 million tourists this year, saying, “It will be a great year, if all goes well.” According to the Minister, bookings to Greece are currently up by 70% compared to 2016. Kountoura stresses that preliminary figures that refer to a drop in 2016 […]

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Greece attracting high-income travellers says Tourism Minister

Tourism Minister of Greece, Elena Kountoura has said that the tourism ministry is aiming to capitalise on Greece’s good performance in 2016, by opening up to new markets and extending the tourism season to include winter and autumn, and also attract higher income tourists. Kountoura said that the goal is to bring in tourists willing […]

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Tourism Minister of Jamaica to launch five new Linkages Networks

Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Edmund Bartlett is all set to officially launch the five new Linkages Networks, which were recently established as part of efforts to boost growth in the tourism industry namely Gastronomy, Health and Wellness, Shopping, Sport and Entertainment and Knowledge. They would operate under the Ministry’s overarching Tourism Linkages Network in […]

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Tourism Minister of Jamaica to sign major agreement with Airbnb

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Ministry of Tourism is all set to sign a major agreement with Airbnb in order to augment and drive growth within the tourism industry. The Minister, who made the announcement during a meeting with Airbnb executives, is very optimistic about the potential impact this would have […]

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