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MOT upbeat on India Tourism Mart

Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is set to organise its flagship travel exhibition—India Tourism Mart (ITM) from September 16-18, 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. KJ Alphons, Union Minister of Tourism, shares insights into the preparation going behind the big show. Nisha Verma MOT is organising the India Tourism Mart (ITM) …

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One-stop shop, incredibly!

K J Alphons, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, speaks on the recently-launched Incredible India website and the initiatives undertaken for infrastructural development in the country to boost tourism. Anupriya Bishnoi Q. What are the initiatives taken up by the Ministry for the development of infrastructure in India? As far …

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Global Travel Mart from Sep 16-18

The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is set to organise Global Travel Mart in association with FAITH from September 16-18 and International Buddhist Conclave from August 26-28. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, sheds more light on these exhibitions. TT Bureau Global Travel Mart The Ministry of Tourism is undertaking several …

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MOT ensures safe adventures

The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) along with the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) recently launched a set of guidelines on ‘Safety and Quality Norms for Adventure Tourism in India’. Nisha Verma KJ Alphons, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, recently released the guidelines by Government of India on …

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Relaxed PAP norms for foreigners

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has relaxed the Protected Area Permit (PAP) for foreigners visiting Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland, except for those from Pakistan, Afghanisthan and China. TT Bureau The Protected Area Permit (PAP) will be valid for five years. These areas constitute some of the most pristine locations …

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GITB-ATM clash in ’19, again

At the 10th edition of Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) this year, 280 foreign buyers from 55 countries and 270 exhibitors interacted in B2B meetings. In 2019, GITB will be held at Jaipur from April 28-30 which will again yet again coincide with Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) to be hosted …

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India needs to explore newer destinations within the country, add valuable experiences and target younger travellers to grow the tourism industry, believes Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog. In an exclusive conversation with TravTalk, Kant discusses his vision for a renewed Incredible India. TT Bureau According to Kant, infrastructure is the …

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India rides high at ITB Berlin

Having bagged the first prize for India pavilion, ITB Berlin proved to be successful for the Ministry of Tourism. KJ Alphons, Union Minister of State (I/C), Tourism, shares responses from the event, record-breaking arrivals and plans to develop night tourism activities around the country. NISHA VERMA ITB success The India …

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Incredible India 2.0 online soon

The Ministry of Tourism has released the beta version of the Incredible India 2.0 website, which is all set to be officially launched in two weeks, reveals Meenakshi Sharma, Additional Director General, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, at the IATO luncheon meeting in New Delhi. Nisha Verma Wait for …

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Incredible India 2.0 at ITB

Suman Billa, Joint Secretary, MOT shares the details of the ministry’s plans for ITB, where they will also unveil the first film under the Incredible India 2.0 campaign. NISHA VERMA The Ministry of Tourism is doing a big pitch at ITB this year, says Suman Billa. “We crossed 10 million …

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