Ministry of Tourism

Assam government takes charge of Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok

Assam government takes charge of Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok

April 12, 2017

India Tourism Development Corporation will transfer the rights of Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok, Guwahati, to Assam government. North East India, considered as one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world, has always been viewed as a fascinating, mystical place.

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MoT organises Bharat Parv at Delhi’s Red Fort

MoT organises Bharat Parv at Delhi’s Red Fort

January 25, 2017

As a part of the Republic Day celebrations, the ‘Bharat Parv’ event is being organised by the Government of India at the Red Fort, New Delhi from January 26 to 31. The rich cultural and ethnic heritage of India, including cuisine and handicrafts from across the country, is be...

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Free SIM card for foreign tourists in India

Free SIM card for foreign tourists in India

December 23, 2016

The Government of India, along with BSNL and ITDC is going to provide those on electronic Tourist Visa with free SIM cards from December 25 at the New Delhi airport.

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ATOAI conducts skill development training in Madhya Pradesh

ATOAI conducts skill development training in Madhya Pradesh

December 20, 2016

An 8-day workshop was organised by ATOAI (Adventure Tour Operators’ Association of India) on skill development in adventure tourism from December 7 to 14 in Hanuwantiya, Indira Sagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh.

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PATA and Tourism Ministry of India conducts roadshows in Europe

PATA and Tourism Ministry of India conducts roadshows in Europe

November 5, 2016

The roadshows were aimed to promote inbound tourism from the important and emerging European source markets for India.

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India Tourism aims to optimize foreign investment potential

India Tourism aims to optimize foreign investment potential

September 6, 2016

While the ambit of the travel and tourism industry in India is looking prospective, the government is looking at attracting national and international investments to explore new opportunities and improve core infrastructure.

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India tourism plans heavy investment to promote tourist circuits

India tourism plans heavy investment to promote tourist circuits

July 26, 2016

The Indian Ministry of Tourism is on a development spree under the regime of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, implementing and sanctioning as many as 25 projects worth INR 20.48 billion (304 million USD) under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme since its launch in January 2015.

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Interview with Micky Irfandi

Interview with Micky Irfandi

June 22, 2016

With lack of direct flights from India to Indonesia becoming a major roadblock for the airline’s growth in the Indian market, the future is yet to unfold in the coming months.

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Interview with Taufik Nurhidayat

Interview with Taufik Nurhidayat

June 22, 2016

Indonesia: Islands Beyond India   Indonesia has been emerging as the travel hotspot for Indians pertaining to the cultural similarity between the two countries and a wide range of itineraries on offer. Other aspects such as free visa-on-arrival come in handy. How important i...

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Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

May 13, 2016

The e-tourist visa scheme by the Indian government is trying to impose itself as the game-changer for the country’s tourism industry. But the announcement of a mammoth growth figure of 266 pc on e-visa arrival in April 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, contrasts sha...

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Great Indian Travel Bazaar

Great Indian Travel Bazaar

April 18, 2016

Being one of the prime tourist destinations in India, Rajasthan received nearly 7 million international and 330 million domestic visitors last fiscal year. With tourism increasing at the yearly rate of 5-7 pc in the state, Rajasthan inaugurated the eighth edition of its annual tr...

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Vinod Zutshi

Vinod Zutshi

March 2, 2016

Taking Indian Tourism to New Heights With tourist arrivals increasing in India, the ministry of tourism is launching new strategies to focus on niche tourism areas like coastal, wildlife, golf and films, along with promoting Yoga as the USP of Indian tourism. Upgradation for e-vi...

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