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Treading trending Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep has gained spotlight as a key domestic travel destination following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to the archipelago. Experts feel the destination needs better infrastructural facilities to cash in on its potential. Janice Alyosius & Hazel Jain The mesmerizing island group of Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea has …

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MOT wraps 2023 with roundtable

Ministry keen on building public private partnerships Manisha Saxena, Director General, Tourism, Government of India, talks about how public private partnerships (PPP) will be instrumental in developing destinations in the country. TT Bureau The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India (GoI), recently organised a roundtable conference in New Delhi, which …

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India strives for global connect

The Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India, in collaboration with key stakeholders, showcased the rich and vibrant tourism offerings of the country at WTM London 2023. TT Bureau The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, along with various stakeholders, including tour operators and state tourism departments, made a significant presence …

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Sustainable tourism a way of life

‘Travel for LiFE’, one of the most comprehensive sustainability initiatives started by the Union Ministry of Tourism, not just encourages individual responsibility, but also addresses broader aspects of sustainability. Janice Alyosius ‘Travel for LiFE’ is not just a government initiative; it’s a clarion call to make sustainable and responsible tourism …

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Green tourism takes centre stage

Over 1,000 delegates attended the 46th edition of the PATA Travel Mart 2023 (PTM 2023), hosted by the Union Ministry of Tourism in New Delhi recently. The participants took the ‘Travel for LiFE’ pledge at the event, an initiative of the government which promoted sustainability and green tourism. Nisha Verma …

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‘Travel for LiFE’ program kicks off

The Union Ministry of Tourism launches ‘Travel for LiFE’ program, a part of the Prime Minister’s desired ‘Mission LiFE’, at a function organised in New Delhi on World Tourism Day 2023. The function was attended by senior officials from the Union Ministery of Tourism, as well as senior industry members …

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National Policy by Tourism Day?

G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and DoNER, says India’s tourism sector will greatly benefit from the G20 meetings organised across the country, and the much-awaited National Tourism Policy is likely to be released by World Tourism Day on 27 September 2023. Nisha Verma G Kishan Reddy, Union …

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25 new wedding destinations

In a bid to unravel the potential of India’s wedding industry, Ministry of Tourism (MOT) has launched a wedding tourism campaign, under which 25 destinations have been shortlisted. Hazel Jain G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and DoNER, recently launched the wedding tourism campaign, which seeks to expand …

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Taking tourism to rural areas

Under the Vibrant Villages Programme, the Union Ministry of Tourism recently organised an interactive session in New Delhi for more than 300 Sarpanches and Gram Pradhans from border villages of the country. Janice Alyosius More than 300 Sarpanches and Gram Pradhans from border villages of the country participated in a …

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Unfurling the Christchurch charm

Christchurch is one of the world’s most unique destinations, combining urban regeneration and innovation with heritage, culture, and exhilarating activity. It is a city that is evolving, from street art and innovative projects to a bustling hospitality scene and established green spaces. Christchurch is ready to be rediscovered. TT Bureau …

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