Alphons Kannanthanam, the Tourism Minister of India, talks to Media India Group about the government’s increasing focus on promoting north-east as a destination for both domestic and international tourists. He elaborates on the initiatives being undertaken by the government to make north-east more accessible. The ministry is also looking to develop new markets like China and consolidate existing ones like France.
Alphons Kannanthanam, the Tourism Minister of India, talks to Media India Group about the government’s increasing focus on promoting north-east as a destination for both domestic and international tourists. He elaborates on the initiatives being undertaken by the government to make north-east more accessible. The ministry is also looking to develop new markets like China … Continue reading Interview with Alphons Kannanthanam | Tourism Minister of India →
Khari Baoli in Old Delhi is known for its wholesale grocery and for being Asia’s largest wholesale spice market. Selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea, the place is a party of flavours and aromas. Operating since the 17th century at the western end of the Chandni Chowk, this place is also a tourist attraction in the heritage circuit of Old Delhi.
Madhya Pradesh is called the Heart of India because of its location in the center of the country. It is home to a rich cultural heritage with innumerable monuments, exquisitely carved temples, stupas, forts & palaces dotted all across it.
Away from the hustle and bustle of big cities, Puducherry is a quiet town on the southern coast of India. Been home to the French for over 250 years, the town still mirrors a part of the French culture that the French people left behind over 60 years ago.
Media India Group takes a cultural trip to the streets of Puducherry to explore its sunny beaches, the old French quarters, and its cultural charm.
Surrounded by the mighty Himalayan mountains, at an altitude of 3500m, Leh is a vibrant town in Ladakh in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. After a day of necessary acclimatation, go and explore the region that is mainly inhabited by Buddhists.
Chilika Lake in Odisha houses a rich variety of birds and grasslands that makes this lagoon a top-notch tourist destination in the Puri district. Though the lake is known for bird watching, its biggest draw lies in Irrawaddy and bottlenose dolphins that migrate here during winters.
Watch what the Indian states have in store for travellers, as the World Travel Market (WTM) London, at Excel London on the Royal Victoria Dock, yet again brings the travel industry together from November 6-8, through its events, content and digital tools, to support the growth of global travel industry by facilitating new connections and lasting business relationships, and by applying global network and expertise to local markets.
Before its independence, Jammu was the capital for the powerful kings of the Dogra dynasty. Though those elaborate times may have ended, some of their palaces remain the city’s most captivating sights.
Nepal Tourism is trying to redefine the country’s image as a gateway to the Himalayas. Shankar Prasad Adhikari, Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation – Government of Nepal, spoke to MIGTV in an exclusive interview on how Nepal depends heavily on Indian tourists. He shared with us how Nepal is getting back to business following a quick revival post survival.
A shopping experience in Jaipur’s Bapu Bazar is as colourful as the city in the north-western state of Rajasthan. It’s a place where tradition continues to thrive in the form of material goods that are a representation of the place’s culture and heritage.