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With ‘North East Circuit: Imphal & Khongjom’; Manipur bags first project under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme

‘North East Circuit: Imphal & Khongjom’ in Manipur

Najma A. Heptulla, Governor of Manipur will be inaugurating the project “Development of North East Circuit: Imphal & Khongjom” implemented under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in the presence of N Biren Singh, Chief Minister Manipur, K.J. Alphons, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism and Rashmi Verma, Union Tourism Secretary in Imphal tomorrow. ...

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Need to Address Root Cause Behind Man-Animal Conflict: Suresh Prabhu

World Elephant Day 2018

Strongly emphasising the need to address the root cause behind the man-animal conflict, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu pointed out that the man-animal conflict is an existential crisis not for the animals, but for human beings. Addressing a gathering to celebrate World Elephant Day on 12 August 2018 at Indira Gandhi Centre for National Arts – Prabhu said that ...

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Rebellion @ ADTOI to lead to a mixed house in term 2018-2020?

Domestic Tour Operators and Domestic Tourism

Members of the Association Of Domestic Tour operators on 11 August 2018 are set to choose a new team seemingly from the old team that split! One of the must win contest is for the post of President as PP Khanna supported by his Team Progressive stands for his second term against the rebellion led by Rajat Sawhney with his ...

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Mahesh Sharma Inaugurates 64th Foundation Day Celebrations of Lalit Kala Akademi; releases logo of the 12th Triennale India

64th Foundation Day Celebrations of Lalit Kala Akademi

The National Academy of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA), established in 1954 by the then Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, celebrated its 64th Foundation Day, on the 6th August, 2018. The event was inaugurated by Minister of State for Culture(I/c), Dr. Mahesh Sharma. The LKA Chairman Uttam Pacharne, eminent artist Padmabhushan Ram V. Sutar and the founder of Sanskar Bharti, ...

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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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Startup India Yatra gives life to many a new dreams of aspirant entrepreneurs @ Madhya Pradesh Grand Finale in Indore

StartUp India Yatra

The Madhya Pradesh leg of the Government of India’s Startup India Yatra, held in collaboration with Startup Madhya Pradesh, was launched on 17th of July 2018. The Yatra witnessed the presence of more than 5,000 participants with 427 startups pitching their ideas, of which 136 startups were selected for the Grand Finale held on 3 August 2018 at Sri Govindram Seksaria Institute of ...

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MoT dovetails Paryatan Parv’s start with India Tourism Mart; closing ceremony on World Tourism Day 2018

India Tourism Mart 2018 (16th – 18th September 2018)

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in collaboration with other Central Ministries, State Governments and Stakeholders will kickstart the second edition of “Paryatan Parv” 2018 across the country from the 16th to 27thSeptember 2018. The Parv is being organised with the objective of drawing focus on the benefits of tourism, showcasing the cultural diversity of the country and reinforcing the ...

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Airports to have GI Product Stalls: Suresh Prabhu

GI Tagline contest in India

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu launched the logo and tagline for the Geographical Indications (GI) of India in New Delhi on 1 August 2018. On this occasion the Minister said that the GI logo provides an identity to a product and a tagline captures the spirit of India. It describes the bounty, labour and creativity of India’s ...

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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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UNWTO: Laying out a Sustainable Future for Urban Tourism

Global Summit on Urban Tourism @ SEOUL

Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus of the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism (16-19 September 2018) in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The Summit aims to set out a vision looking to 2030 for this rapidly-growing tourism segment. The Summit, the first of its kind in North-East Asia, is ...

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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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MoT’s Iconic Tourist Sites Development Project to benefits Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Bihar

17 sites under Iconic Tourist Sites Development Project

Ministry of Tourism has identified 17 sites in 12 clusters in the country for development under Iconic Tourist Sites Development Project, pursuant to Budget Announcements of 2018-19. Following are the 17 sites: Uttar Pradesh- TajMahal & FatehpurSikri; Maharashtra- Ajanta & Ellora; Delhi- Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort & QutubMinar; Goa- Colva beach; Rajasthan- Amer Fort; Gujarat- Somnath & Dholavira; Madhya Pradesh– ...

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