CITIES & STATES

 

Rani George, secretary tourism, Kerala records her appreciation to all agencies who helped in repatriation of stranded tourists

Kerala Tourism has again extended support and assistance to foreign tourists who could not return home due to the ban on international flights which was effected to prevent the spread of COVID 19. The Consulate of ...
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Odisha Refreshes it’s Product, Re-Invents the wheel.

Odisha’s new campaign is about being India’s Best Kept Secret. Indeed, this is the truth as the state has everything going for it, but perhaps lack of connectivity, infrastructure support, and inadequate funding for tourism have ...
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Jaipur: JLL 2020 consolidates as a new-age tourism driver

The Jaipur Literary Festival has indeed become as integral to Rajasthan’s already vibrant annual calender, so much so, it is now vying for space amongst tourists as its legendary festivals. Precursor to some 200 more such ...
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Maharashtra to privatize 22 forts, ropes in private sector for heritage conservation

Maharashtra state government has given the go-ahead to privatise 22 forts under its jurisdiction. On the lines of Rajasthan and Goa, the new tourism policy promulgated by the state government would enable private players and consortia ...
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HRAI backs govt.’s plan of amending e-Visa rules to boost FTAs

The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) along with its regional Association the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) have appreciated the Government’s plan to introduce a five-year electronic tourist visa ...
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Tourism set to gain as airlines make a comeback to Aurangabad; industry eyes more rail connect

As Air India and SpiceJet make a comeback to Aurangabad, linking Udaipur to the city, there is palpable excitement among tourism stakeholders who believe that the move would bring in a sizable influx of international tourists ...
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MMT rolls-out ‘MyIndiaMyTrips’ campaign to support PM’s vision for domestic tourism

MakeMyTrip has rolled-out its digital campaign #MyIndiaMyTrips to inspire and assist Indian travellers to plan their travel and explore the best of India. In line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to all Indians to ...
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Ministry of Tourism rolls out a flexible visa fee structure eyeing higher FTAs into India

Addressing a long-standing concern of the tourism industry, the MoT has decided to introduce a flexible e-tourist visa regime based on tourist footfall, with higher fee for July to March peak season and a considerably lower ...
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Kerala Tourism banks on human-nature connect; new campaign a huge success

Kerala Tourism has drawn enthusiastic response to its recently launched brand campaign – ‘Human By Nature.’ The symbiotic relationship and harmony between human and nature is the essence of the three-minute long video. The global brand ...
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Now a politician, Farooq Shah promises to continue his focus on matters of tourism in J&K

Tourism was one of the casualties as Pulwama-attack and its aftermath brought India and Pakistan perilously close to an all-out war. Kashmir suffered the most as tourists steered clear of the valley, resulting in a near ...
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