Tag Archives: Ministry of Tourism

IATO discusses challenges upfront

IATO focused on its sub-committee proceedings and shared the progress with Services Export Promotion Council/Directorate General of Foreign Trade license renewal, visa fee and MOT Fam trip at its luncheon. TT Bureau The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) discussed the concerns of members, sub-committees and shared the progress that …

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Visa fee hike deters Indian inbound

The marked increase in visa charges for visiting India has not gone down well with tourists across the world as well as inbound agents who claim that business has been affected whilst also expressing the impossibility of achieving the government’s target of 20 million tourists by 2020. TT Bureau Rajiv …

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‘Indian inbound will certainly grow’

Satyajeet Rajan (IAS), Former Director General, Tourism, shares the biggest achievements and challenges for inbound tourism in an exclusive interview with TravTalk. Nisha Verma The association with Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is one of Satyajeet Rajan’s best assignments as he feels honoured to be a part of the largest employment …

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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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