ICCA Congress to further cause of blindness and visual impairment globally with Noor Dubai Foundation


Delegates at the 57th ICCA Congress, taking place in Dubai later this year, will have the opportunity to support a local charity that prevents blindness and visual impairment globally, with organisers partnering with Noor Dubai Foundation on a number of initiatives. Meetings industry professionals from around the world are set to descend on Dubai when the annual flagship event of ...

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Industry captains delve on ‘Doubling Foreign Tourists to India by 2020’ with India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2018; more details likely this week


India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2018- Update India’s long due dream of building a pure Inbound Exhibition is all set to materialise with the maiden edition of India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2018 scheduled in September 2018. In fact, good news here is that the FAITH- umbrella body of travel, hospitality and allied stakeholders- seems to have made remarkable progress and even after ...

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Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates 20 Ghats in Kanpur and Bithoor, reviews Namami Gange Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur and Bithoor

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping, Road Transport & Highways  Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 20 newly constructed/ restored Ghats on river Ganga in Kanpur and Bithoor on 13 August 2018. The Minister also announced projects to tackle pollution from two of Kanpur’s biggest pollution hotspots – Jajmau– a source of industrial effluents and Sisamau – source ...

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India showcases Transformational Experience with Yogi of the Racetrack to Diplomats of 15 nations; conduct workshop on Buddhist tourism

MOT's Ambassador’s Forum under “Meet the leader”

Its simple, innovative and first of its kind of bold initiative undertaken by the Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, KJ Alphons to engage directly with the representative of strategic travel markets. The interaction held by Tourism Minsiter with diplomatic representatives under the aegis of the Ambassador’s Forum under “Meet the leader” series on 10 July 2018 is an apt illustration of ...

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Two months to maiden edition of ‘India Tourism Mart’; FAITH chosen to give wings to MOT’s Global Mart dream

MOT- India Travel Mart

Nearly after a decade long of deliberations and lobbying by two strong trade factions- Ministry of Tourism has announced its maiden ‘India Tourism Mart’. The trade members would remember that the two trade factions in form of CITI versus FAITH wanted to spearhead the India Tourism Mart. One of the former tourism minister has even chosen 12/12/12 as the D-Day for the ITM. But, then hindsight ...

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Taj Mahal Hotel- New Delhi delight its patrons with World Environment Day 2018 celebration @ The Terrace Garden

Patrons get to be part of World Environment Day 2018 celebration @ The Terrace Garden with the Taj Mahal Hotel- New Delhi

The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi understands the importance of environmental leadership and is committed to achieving the same through its constant environment friendly endeavors. The Hotel encourages all its associates to demonstrate its commitment to environmental and social sustainability. On the occasion of World Environment Day, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi organised the annual practice of planting saplings ...

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Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Chandigarh sets the ball rolling for Ayushman Bharat-PMRSSM

J P Nadda addressing the first MoU signing ceremony with Himachal Pradesh, Haryana,  Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Union Territory of Chandigarh for implementing Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan MantriRashtriyaSwasthya Suraksha Mission (PMRSSM),at a regional workshop for northern States at Shimla, on 14 May 2017.

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare presided over a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony with four States – Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Union Territory of Chandigarh for implementing Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan MantriRashtriyaSwasthya Suraksha Mission (PMRSSM), at a regional workshop for northern States at Shimla, on 14th May 2018. Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister, ...

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World Bank extends $48 million for Meghalaya Community – Led Landscapes Management Project

Meghalaya Tourism

A Loan Agreement for IBRD loan of USD 48 million for the “Meghalaya Community – Led Landscapes Management Project (MCLLMP)” was signed on 16 April 2018 with the World Bank. The Loan Agreement was signed by Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (MI), Department of Economic Affairs on behalf of the Government of India and Hisham A Abdo Kahin, Acting Country Director, ...

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Scientific Convention on World Homoeopathy Day 2018 draws to close with emphasis on research and innovation

Love for India's traditional medicine is rising. Seen in the picture are delegates from all over the world seen with the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik in a group photograph at the Valedictory Function of Scientific Convention on the World Homoeopathy Day, in New Delhi on April 11, 2018.

A Day after Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the two-day “Scientific Convention on World Homeopathy Day” organised by the Ministry of AYUSH- the event drew to close with emphasis on promoting research and innovation in the said field. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH-Shripad Yesso Naik presided over the valedictory function today on 11 April 2018 along with Member of Parliament, ...

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Arogya 2017 hogs global limelight with 1500 delegates from 60 countries

AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik along with the Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu releasing the publication, at the inauguration of the National Level Arogya Fair, in New Delhi on December 04, 2017.

The First Ever International Conference on AYUSH and Wellness ‘Arogya 2017’ was inaugurated by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik in New Delhi on 4 December 2017. The three day exhibition cum conference is being held at Vigyan Bhawan from 4th to 7th December, 2017. ‘Arogya 2017’ has been jointly ...

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President of India inaugurates Shirdi International Airport

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind flags off the  inaugural flight of Alliance Air from Shirdi to Mumbai

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Shirdi International Airport and flagged-off the inaugural flight from Shirdi to Mumbai and also inaugurated the centenary year celebrations of the Samadhi of Sai Baba in Shirdi. Speaking in Shirdi, the President said that in our country, Sai Baba attracts people from every caste, religion, sect and class. Using simple phrases such as ...

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North East calling for sustainable tourism and investments in NE region

Jitendra Singh at the inauguration of ‘North East Calling’ event under ‘Destination North-East Series’, organised by DoNER, in New Delhi on September 09, 2019.

With Aim to promote the art, culture, heritage, cuisine, handicrafts, business and tourism of North East India, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh inaugurated the “North East Calling” festival, on 9 September 2017. The “North East Calling” ...

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