STATES

Domestic tourism gets a fillip

With a view to improving the tourism market of Rajasthan, the state government recently released Rajasthan Film Tourism Promotion Policy 2022 and an MoU with UNESCO relating to Intangible Cultural Heritage at the three-day Rajasthan Domestic Tourism Market (RDTM) 2022. Janice Alyosius With a view to energize the tourism market …

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PATA India promotes Kerala Tourism

During the pandemic, like many other tourism destinations, Kerala Tourism was also hit badly. However, the state is now all geared up to welcome tourists and is thus bringing new tourism products while making sure that the most popular offerings for tourists are also marketed well. TT Bureaus V Krishna …

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1,000 new buses to boost T’gana tourism

Telangana State Road Transport Corporation and Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation recently held a meeting with tourism committee of Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry, where they discussed the way and means to go forward and work together to strengthen tourism. TT Bureau V.C. Sajjanar, Managing Director, Telangana …

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App-based taxis need help: TTAG

App-based taxi services in Goa is much needed, says Nilesh Shah, President, Travel & Tourism Association of Goa, adding that govt should take a strong stand against local taxi unions resorting to hooliganism. TT Bureau Travel & Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) strongly commends the Minister of Transport, Mauvin Godinho, …

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RDTM to begin from 22 July

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot will inaugurate three-day Rajasthan Domestic Travel Mart, which is being organised jointly by Department of Tourism and Federation of Hospitality and Tourism in Rajasthan. TT Bureau Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will inaugurate the three-day Rajasthan Domestic Travel Mart (RDTM) at Hotel Clarks Amer in Jaipur …

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Going with the digital trends

As Maharashtra ranks first on utsav.gov.in portal, Valsa Nair Singh, Principal Secretary, Tourism department, Govt. of Maharashtra, says she is glad her department is keeping pace with the digital trends. TT Bureau During the pandemic, the Union Ministry of Tourism (MoT) launched its website utsav.gov.in and called for content of …

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Maha to check over-tourism

Sustainable tourism policy of the state will help disperse tourists to outskirts, reduce impact on environment and benefit locals, says Dr Dhananjay Sawalkar, Joint MD, Directorate of Tourism, Maharashtra. Hazel Jain The Directorate of Tourism, Maharashtra, is keen on promoting unique things that the state has to offer to attract …

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States ready for big tourism leap

Two years after the pandemic brought tourism to a halt in the country, the industry looks well set for recovery. State tourism boards are planning a slew of measures, including media campaigns and other promotional strategies, to revive the confidence of travel fraternity and prepare them to take out maximum …

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