Tag Archives: Ministry of Tourism

Tourist routes in focus for UDAN 3

The results of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA’s) Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme’s Round 3 witnessed a major inclusion of tourism routes in coordination with MOT. Nisha Verma Under UDAN 3, MoCA awarded 235 routes to different airlines, out of which 46 are tourism routes, and 189 are …

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Fresh set of creatives

In an exclusive interview with TRAVTALK, Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, elaborates on scaling up India’s tourism promotional efforts to enhance its visibility worldwide. Kanchan Nath India received the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the recently-concluded New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS) 2019 in New York, …

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India ready for global stage

Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism (MOT), Government of India, claims that the MOT has taken necessary steps for the growth of Indian tourism and creation of awareness about the country’s vast tourism potential to showcase the country on a global stage. Nisha Verma Big on growth The last one …

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India rolls out red carpet

KJ Alphons, Minister of State (I/C), Tourism, believes that India has something on offer for every kind of traveller. The country now aims to double its arrival figures to 20 million in the next three years with myriad initiatives. Nisha Verma KJ Alphons Minister of State (Independent Charge), Tourism, informs …

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Dawn of a new era with ITM

The maiden India Tourism Mart (ITM) held in Delhi recently witnessed dignitaries and veterans of the tourism and hospitality industry in attendance. The event coincided with the launch of Paryatan Parv. Nisha Verma & Manas Dwivedi The maiden India Tourism Mart opened at The Ashok New Delhi with the introduction …

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Aviation gives wings to tourism

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has been working closely with the Ministry of Tourism to begin flight operations to 34 tourism sites across India. TT Bureau Speaking at a joint press conference with KJ Alphons, Minister of State (I/C), Tourism, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation said that the aviation …

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274 buyers shortlisted for ITM

The upcoming India Tourism Mart (ITM), jointly organised by Ministry of Tourism and FAITH have selected a total of 274 buyers out of over 600 applications received for the same. TT Bureau The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) and Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH) with representatives of …

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Leap for Buddhist tourism

The International Buddhist Conclave 2018 was recently inaugurated at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi by Ram Nath Kovind, President of India. He also launched a new website on Buddhist tourism Nisha Verma The four-day long International Buddhist Conclave, inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind was presided over by KJ Alphons, …

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Guiding light for guides

Calling for the need of insurance and pension benefits for RLGs, Dr Ajay Singh, President, TGFI, talks about challenges faced by tour guides in India. Manas Dwivedi The apex organisation of regional level guides of India, Tourist Guides’ Federation of India (TGFI) has a strong network of over 4600 tour …

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Full house for PowerHouse

The inaugural edition of Tourism Powerhouse—a PATA India initiative, recently held at The Park New Delhi, saw in presence eminent speakers from across the world addressing 200 delegates. Nisha Verma PATA India’s first Tourism PowerHouse opened to a gathering of 200 delegates, including experts in international tourism as well as stalwarts …

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