Tag: Tripura

Tripura to boost economy by developing tourism

The finance minister of Tripura, Jishnu Debbarma recently said in order to boost the local economy and increase the employment opportunities the department is proposing to develop Tripura as one of the attractive tourist destinations in the country by developing tourism potential. In his first budget speech, Debbarma said that Government has taken up several […]

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Ministry of Tourism decides to promote Rural Tourism in India

The Union Ministry of Tourism sanctioned 15 Rural Tourism sites for an amount of Rs 436.29 lakh during the year 2012-13. Similarly during 2013-14, 17 Rural Tourism sites for an amount of Rs 9.44 lakh were sanctioned and for 2014-15, four Rural Tourism sites received fund of Rs 131.05 lakh. The states in which the […]

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India to sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market London 2015 is delighted to announce India Tourism as the sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club as it looks to promote India to the global travel industry as a safe and year-round luxury destination. In 2014, 7.7 million tourists visited India, a growth of more than 10% from just under seven […]

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India begins work to link Northeast with Bangladesh port

India started to construct a Rs 70 crore bridge over the Feni River in Tripura to access Bangladeshi ports for transporting goods and heavy machinery from other parts of the country to the landlocked and mountainous north east and to boost trade and tourism, according to officials. The 150-metre reinforced cement concrete (RCC) bridge will […]

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Tripura and Manipur upgrade airports for international flights

In order to enter its name among the lists of developed cities, Agartala in Tripura is taking all possible steps to develop its airport into an international hub which can welcome the international flights. The decision is a significant step to encourage tourism and lure international visitors for business activities. Meanwhile, Imphal Airport in Manipur […]

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