Network of Indian MICE Agents to Feel Taiwan @ Convention 2019; spearhead MICE zone at SATTE 2019

Taiwan to host NIMA in January 2019

Business of Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibitions (MICE) from stakeholders perspective is hard-work, strategic preparations and hundreds of man-hours put together to conducts a show- successfully!  Fine craftsmanship of the Network of Indian MICE Agents (NIMA), was on display that pulled through a power packed evening on 29 September 2018 in new Delhi- surprising all the invitees present with the ...

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India to host World Tourism Day celebrations for UNWTO in 2019; MOT Launches Incredible India mobile App

Incredible India app by Tech Mahindra

The Union Minister for Tourism (IC),  K.J. Alphons, presented the National Tourism Awards (2016-17) on the World Tourism Day, in New Delhi, today. The Minister also launched the ‘Incredible India Mobile App’ and the “Incredible India Tourist Facilitators Certification” programme. Speaking on the occasion, the Tourism Minister said that India has taken great strides forward in the field of tourism ...

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Indiatourism Mumbai celebrates Paryatan Parv with unique Mini Bharat Parv in Mumbai!

Mini Bharat Part in Mumbai

With the objective of drawing focus on the benefits of tourism, showcasing the cultural diversity of the country and reinforcing the principle of “Tourism for All”, the Ministry of Tourism is celebrating Paryatan Parv throughout the country. Indiatourism will organise various cultural events to promote domestic as well as foreign tourism. The three components of Paryatan Parv are Dekho Apna Desh: ...

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Tourism Ministry deploy ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ as tool to promote tourism

Swachhta Hi Seva campaign organised at Lingaraj Temple, attracted foreign and local tourists in cleanliness drive.

The Ministry of Tourism organised the ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ campaign at various important tourist sites across the country from 15th September to 2nd October 2018. On these days, cleanliness and awareness activities are being conducted through Regional offices of the Tourism Ministry with active participation from local communities, Institutes of the Ministry, State Governments and Stakeholders. The campaigns are being popularised at 47 ...

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India advance bilateral tourism ties with Malta and Morocco

San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta

India advanced tourism ties with its Malta and Morocco on 17 September 2018.  The first development was part of the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu visit to Malta. VP while making the joint Press Statement following delegation level talks with the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, at San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta said that diplomatic relations between India and Malta were ...

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Tourism sector can change the destiny of India: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal and Alphons Kannanthanam interacting with stakeholders post  inaugurating the ‘India Tourism Mart 2018’, in New Delhi on September 17, 2018

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal inaugurated the ‘first ever’ India Tourism Mart (ITM 2018) in the presence of Union Tourism Minister, K J Alphons and the Tourism Minister of Morocco, Mohamed Sajid, in New Delhi on 17 September 2018. The India Tourism Mart is being organised by the Ministry of Tourism from 16th to 18th September 2018, in ...

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Culinary extravaganza at Paryatan Parv enthuses over 250 foreign delegates @International Tourism Mart


The ‘Paryatan Parv’ by the Ministry of Tourism was inaugurated by Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, in presence of K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism, Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and other dignitaries from participating Central Ministries and State Governmentsat Rajpath Lawns, New Delhi, on 16 September 2018. This is the second edition of “Paryatan Parv”, a nation-wide celebration ...

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ATOAI to transform Araku Valley into round the year global adventure hot spot

Vist Andhra- Araku-adventure hotspot

Post the split in 2014 that led to formal birth of state of Telangana- Andhra Pradesh has brought in leaders of travel industry along with their fraternity to explore the rich attraction spread in the state. To start with, reflecting its emphasis on building domestic tourist arrival – Andhra Pradesh hosted the Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) in 2017. Building ...

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Youth should embrace Bungee Challenge; shun Kiki, Momo, or Blue whale misadventures

Bungee Jump is perfect for youth who wanna win!

UNESCO defines Youth as a period of transition from the dependence of childhood to adulthood’s independence and awareness of our interdependence as members of a community. For sure – Youth is a more fluid category than a fixed age-group and in simple words is best explained as best part of a humans life cycle. In todays digitally connected world, Youth – have been ...

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SOTC witnesses 25-30 % growth in South India; launches tailor made Regional Tamil tours

SOTC’s research reveal that Singapore, Europe, Malaysia & Bali for Outbound and  Andaman, Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir in domestic segment tops in Tamil Nadu’s  travellers. Seen in above picture is Haha Mahal in Jaipur!

In a focused effort to cater to its growing south region travellers, SOTC has organised special regional Tamil tours. For SOTC, Tamil Nadu is a key market and it has observed a growth of over 25-30% annually as compared to the previous year. Cities like Salem, Coimbatore, Chennai, Erode and Pondicherry continue to show impressive growth. With the emerging potential ...

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Private sector and civil society have substantial role in tourism: Kovind @ 6th International Buddhist Conclave cum Investors’ Summit

Governments of Maharashtra, Bihar & Uttar Pradesh at International Buddhist Conclave- 2018

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 6th international Buddhist conclave in New Delhi onAugust 23, 2018. This conclave is being organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the voyage of Buddhism from India to Asia and the transcontinental links that were created carried more than just spiritualism. “They ...

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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to put tourism on top agenda @Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart- 2018


The three day-long (26-28 August 2018)- Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart- 2018- exhibition and networking event is set to debate with magnanimously with inaugural address from the Yogi in command-  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath! Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Tourism Minister, Uttar Pradesh will also address the inaugural session among other leading dignitaries. The Fourth edition of Uttar Pradesh Travel Mart (UPTM- 2018) and ...

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