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Indian Tourism Ministry to appoint consultants for boosting sector

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Indian Ministry of Tourism is gearing up to appoint consultants for each iconic sites announced by the Financial Minister during his Budget speech of 2018-19 for 10 iconic sites.
“We have initiated the development of the iconic sites. The primary parameter for identifying these sites was footfall at these destinations. We selected 12 such sites for development including better connectivity and even more aggressive marketing of these destinations. We have had stakeholder consultations with the industry. We got their views, looked at the existing facilities and the existing gaps. Now we are...
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India taking active steps to enhance Buddhist tourism

India taking active steps to enhance Buddhist tourism

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

NEW DELHI: The Indian government is paving the way for Buddhists across the globe to walk in the footsteps of the Buddha.
The move is part of the tourism ministry's aim to woo 490 million Buddhist audience across the globe.
To ramp up tourism numbers, the focus, tourism minister K J Alphons said, wais on enhancing infrastructure and improving road and air connectivity. According to senior officials, while on the one hand the ministry is considering opening up new entry points into India through Sikkim and Arunachal, on the other, the civil aviation ministry has also finalised following...
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Indian tourism ministry allocates Rs 50 cores for Govardhan Parikrama

Indian tourism ministry allocates Rs 50 cores for Govardhan Parikrama

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

Indian tourism ministry allocates Rs 50 crore for Govardhan Parikrama in order to promote tourism.
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Shanghai to host international tourism event from Sept. 15

Shanghai to host international tourism event from Sept. 15

Chinese city Shanghai will host an international tourism festival starting from Sept. 15, the organizers stated on Thursday. This year, 28 overseas performance groups have... Read more ...

China province opens public canteen to help villagers focus on tourism

China province opens public canteen to help villagers focus on tourism

Starting this June, the Zhonghaoyu Village of Zibo, east China's Shandong Province, opened a public canteen to help local villagers save time and focus on their tourism... Read more ...

Rural tourism in the US making improvements

Rural tourism in the US making improvements

Tourism is growing and thus many rural areas are working to capitalize on people's growing wanderlust. The WTTC has said that travel and tourism generates $7.6 trillion... Read more ...

Village tourism in China gets a boost by free canteen

Village tourism in China gets a boost by free canteen

From June onwards the villagers in Zhonghaoyu Village of Zibo, east China's Shandong Province opened a public canteen to facilitate the local villagers maintain time and focus... Read more ...

GNTO wins the Top Destination of the Year Award 2018

GNTO wins the Top Destination of the Year Award 2018

We are proud to declare that the global luxury travel network Virtuoso applauded us, the German National Tourist Office as the winner of 2018's sought-after Top Destination of... Read more ...

Rural tourism in the US making improvements

Rural tourism in the US making improvements

Tourism is growing and thus many rural areas are working to capitalize on people's growing wanderlust. The WTTC has said that travel and tourism generates $7.6 trillion... Read more ...

This year, direct flights to Mexico will have millions of new seats!

This year, direct flights to Mexico will have millions of new seats!

The Mexico Tourism Board or MTB declared that the global air connectivity of Mexico carries on with its growth trajectory with the addition of 1.5 million seats on direct... Read more ...

To enhance tourism, Mexico to connect with Maya area by train!

To enhance tourism, Mexico to connect with Maya area by train!

A railroad that covers 1,500 kilometers across the significant archaeological centers of Mayan culture of Mexico and it will cost approximately $6.259 billion. This project of... Read more ...

Valuation of Oyo set to cross $4 billion

Valuation of Oyo set to cross $4 billion

Indian hotel chain Oyo is in advanced talks to raise up to $1 billion in a deal that could usher the company into India's crowding Unicorn club with a valuation of over $4... Read more ...

Scandic Hotels To open Trondheim's Largest Hotel

Scandic Hotels To open Trondheim's Largest Hotel

Scandic Hotels has signed a long-term lease agreement with Bane NOR Eiendom and Utstillingsplassen Eiendom to operate a new hotel in the Nyhavna area of Trondheim. The hotel... Read more ...