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FAITH undertake strict criterions to draw genuine foreign buyers @ India Tourism Mart 2018; cancels over 300 fake registrations and puts out irressistible offers for India exhibitors

FAITH ITM 2018

The prerequisite for success of any global B2B exhibition is its ability to bring together quality buyers and sellers to create meaningful mutually beneficial business opportunities. The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, K. J. Alphons had same  objective in mind as he had announced on 9th July 2018 that the Tourism Ministry in partnership with the  Federation of Associations in  Indian  Tourism and  ...

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Island Tourism in India set for a giant leap forward with NITI Aayog’s global Investors Conference on 10 August 2018

Under the Holistic Development of Islands program in the first phase 10 Islands in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep have been taken up for holistic development.
Seen in the picture is recently opened  72-villa resort set amidst 46 acres of jungle, forests and mangroves- TAJ EXOTICA RESORT & SPA, ANDAMANS.

NITI Aayog will host an Investors’ Conference on August 10, 2018 at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra for the Holistic Development of Islands. The Conference will be inaugurated by Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog. The 11 anchor tourism projects are proposed to be implemented with private sector participation under suitable risk-sharing model and through open-competitive bidding. Sustainable development of islands and overall maritime ...

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‘The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition’

UNESCO World Heritage recognition to Jaipur?

The site namely “The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year. The recognition of World Heritage is a matter of great pride. It impacts the local economy by giving a boost to domestic and international tourism leading to ...

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Khadi gets a makeover with Western and Ethnic Designer Wear

Giriraj Singh

  Khadi has come a long way after Prime Minister’s call to make Khadi the signature fabric of India and a means for the  economic transformation of the country. The Minister hoped that in the coming days Khadi will become a global fabric, opined Union Minister of State (I/C) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh at  launch of ...

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InnovateIndia Platform to hone grassroots and deep-tech innovators on pan India basis

Innovate India

R Ramanan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission and Arvind Gupta CEO, MyGov 25 July 2018 launched the “InnovateIndia Platform”, a collaboration between the Atal Innovation Mission and MyGov, a citizen centric platform of the Government of India. The InnovateIndia portal will serve as the common point for all the innovation happening across the nation. Launching the platform, Mission Director, Atal Innovation ...

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India top source market for visitor arrivals in the cruise segment for Singapore

Singapore Tourism Board 8 city road show

Singapore has received over 6 lakh visitors from India between January to May 2018, reporting a 17% year-on-year increase from 2017. The year 2017 was a record year for STB as visitor arrivals from India had crossed the 1 million mark for the third time in a row, showcasing the highest growth rate at 16% in comparison with all markets. ...

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India’s Inland Waterways Development dream gets a boost with multi modal terminal on Ganga at Varanasi nearing completion

Inland waterways in India

The Rs 169.59 Crore Multi Modal Terminal (MMT) being built at Varanasi by Inland Waterways Authority of India under Jal Marg Vikas project is set to be completed by November 2018. This would be a major landmark for the project. The construction of the Rs 280. 90 Crore MMT at Sahibganj is to be completed by May, 2019, and the ...

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ASI’s new ‘Dharohar Bhawan’ sets in culture of energy efficient lighting and rainwater harvesting in line with New India

PM MOdi+ Mahesh Sharma+ ASI

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, inaugurated ‘Dharohar Bhawan’ – the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), – at 24, Tilak Marg in New Delhi on 12 July 2018. The  Minister of State for Culture(I/c) Mahesh Sharma, Secretary Culture, Raghavendra Singh and Director General of ASI, Usha Sharma and senior officers of  M/o Culture and ASI were ...

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Delhi’s 30th Mango Festival concludes with massive fanfare

CEO DTTDC

The 30th Mango Festival once again brought together thousands of people and their love for mangoes! The three day festival was a refreshing delight for Delhiites, who gathered to see more than 500 varieties of mangoes from the Northern parts of India. The excitement on the last day of 30th mango Festival doubled with the Mango Eating Competition which drew extensive ...

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Task force on cruise tourism estimate 4 million arrivals to India via sea by 2040

Rs. 500 crore to SCI to promote cruise tourism

In order to boost cruise tourism in India, Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of State for Tourism (I/C), K. J. Alphons interacted with associates of travel and trade fraternity on various issues concerned with cruise and other tour and travel related matters. The deliberations were ...

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Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai win World Heritage Property tag by UNESCO in Manama, Bahrain

Mumbai Joins Hyderabad in list of Unesco's Heritage Cities. The said announcement came at 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain. Seen in picture is Empress Court as part of the Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai

In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the “Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai ” has been inscribed on  UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The decision was taken at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain today. As recommended by the World Heritage Committee, India accepted the renaming of the ensemble as “Victorian Gothic and ...

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Jharkhand- Maharashtra- Chhattisgarh- tops Swachh Survekshan 2018 @ Indore- Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Felicitates Winners of Swachh Survekshan 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the success and milestones achieved by the Swachh Bharat Mission has been possible due to the efforts and participation by the citizens across the country. He said that there is now a perceptible positive change in the mindset of the people towards Swachhata. He emphasised on the efforts of cities of Madhya Pradesh especially Indore ...

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