Tourism

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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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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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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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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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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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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UNWTO calls out Digital technologies led innovation in tourism as heart of World Tourism Day 2018 celebrations @ Budapest, Hungary

WTD 2018

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary on 27 September 2018. World Tourism Day is celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism’s actual and potential contribution to ...

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Worlds first ever business events tribal meet to drive digital transformation in Business Events sector @ Sarawak on 24th August 2018

TriBE 2018 in Kuching on 24th August 2018

Under Sarawak’s boldest award-winning destination marketing campaign, “Redefining Global Tribes”, the state will play host to the inaugural Business Events Tribal Meet – better known as TriBE 2018 in Kuching on 24th August 2018 to drive digital transformation within the Business Events sector. Featuring a stellar line-up of keynote speakers including Corbin Ball, a five-time appointee for “25 Most Influential ...

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MakeMyTrip gifts new age traveller option to explore more, fuse two trips

MMT DIY-building itineraries a breeze

  MakeMyTrip launches a smart solution for the Do-It-Yourself new age traveller: Multi-City Travel. This solution works best for travellers who regretted missing out a great location en route their destination because they couldn’t draw up multiple flight itineraries. This feature will help travellers build multi-city itineraries – picking best time and price options in a matter of few taps ...

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ASI permits photography @ centrally protected monuments except at Ajanta Caves, LehPalace, and Mausoleum of Taj Mahal

ASI new headquarters

The Archaeological Survey of India, an organisation under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, in an order issued on 12 July 2018, to allow photography within the premises of all centrally protected monuments/sites (except 3). However, the 3 monuments/sites in which the photography would not be permitted are Ajanta Caves and LehPalace having paintings, and Mausoleum of Taj Mahal, ...

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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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