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‘Have mega events in India’

Venkatesan Dhattareyan, Regional Director, India Tourism (Western and Central Region) says travel and hospitality trade associations have a key role to play in promoting the destination. Hazel Jain Venkatesan Dhattareyan, Regional Director, India Tourism (Western and Central Region) says, “All the travel and hospitality trade associations are our equal partners …

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Always reinventing offerings: MP

Madhya Pradesh is making sure that it keeps offering new destinations and experiences for tourists, while making sure that private sector finds it easy to invest in tourism infrastructure in the state. Nisha Verma For post-COVID recovery of tourism in Madhya Pradesh, state’s Usha Thakur, Minister of Tourism, Culture and …

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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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