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Mahatma Gandhi monuments around the world

Mahatma Gandhi monuments around the world

May 4, 2017

A leading political figure and a freedom fighter, Mahatma Gandhi is known globally for propagating the ideas of peace and non-violence with countries aplenty making room for him in their hearts and homes.

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India ranks 131 on UN’s Human Development Index

India ranks 131 on UN’s Human Development Index

March 23, 2017

India, the third largest Asian economy, ranks a 'medium' 131 on the Human Development Index. Showing evident progress in sects like life expectancy at birth, the report also talks of job creation among other things.

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The Indian diaspora and its festivals

The Indian diaspora and its festivals

March 16, 2017

No matter how far from the roots, the Indian diaspora always carry a bounty of Indian traditions with them wherever they go. And, over the decades, Indian festivals and rituals have found a place in various foreign locales as well.

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The Philippines targets 100,000 Indian tourists in 2017

The Philippines targets 100,000 Indian tourists in 2017

March 15, 2017

The Philippines has a great majority of touristic offerings, whether one is looking for natural wonders, historical landmarks, culture and tradition, arts and crafts, shopping, recreation and entertainment, among many others. Tourism activities continue in the country’s differe...

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Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

December 30, 2016

The new generation Indian diaspora is a mixed clan. While some are well-versed with Indian traditions and cultures, the others have never even visited India. Some are proud of their mixed identity,while it is awkward for others. However, the Indian government is leaving no stone ...

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Indian wool industry attaining world recognition

Indian wool industry attaining world recognition

December 7, 2016

Indian fabrics, processing methods, art and its unique cultural distinction have been drawing attention from various parts of the world for years now. After famous Indian fabrics like pure cotton, tussar silk and khadi (hand-spun and hand-woven cloth), it’s the Indian wool whic...

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Narendra Modi to be the new face of Incredible India campaign

Narendra Modi to be the new face of Incredible India campaign

November 8, 2016

Union Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dr Mahesh Sharma had endorsed PM Narendra Modi’s persona for the role, saying he is the ‘best face’ to promote the Incredible India campaign. He has asserted that the country has witnessed a jump in the tourists’ inflow from the coun...

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Kerala tourism garners global attention

Kerala tourism garners global attention

September 14, 2016

While Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) is set to open gates on the World Tourism Day (September 27), international recognition for Kerala tourism is rapidly growing as the state bags another coveted and prestigious award from Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for its innovative mark...

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Kerala targeting major global fairs to promote tourism

Kerala targeting major global fairs to promote tourism

September 1, 2016

Kerala tourism is set to introduce an aggressive marketing policy to promote and increase the publicity of the destination and its tourism products abroad at the three-day PATA Travel Mart at Indonesian capital Jakarta, from 7th September. Kerala, popularly known as “God’s Ow...

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Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

August 25, 2016

#India has banned commercial #surrogacy. This decision was taken at a high level during a #Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by# Prime Minister #Narendra Modi. As a result it will stop single women from acting as surrogate mothers to crack down on what the government calls exploita...

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Pokemon Go, yet no launch in India but a “clandestine” hit

Pokemon Go, yet no launch in India but a “clandestine” hit

August 15, 2016

Though not launched in many countries, Pokemon Go, downloaded via other means, is receiving numerous admirers worldwide, notably in India. With people roaming around searching for Pokemon to advance their collections, the new found gaming trend is far from getting over here.

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WTM London 2016 announces India as its Premier Partner

WTM London 2016 announces India as its Premier Partner

July 19, 2016

World Travel Market (WTM), the annual global travel trade event held in London declared India Tourism as its Premier Partner for its upcoming November edition providing the country a perfect platform to showcase its diverse tourism products.

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