Thursday, January 17 2019

April 10, 2018

Jet Airways not participating in the Air India disinvestment process

Mr Naresh Goyal led Jet Airways said it would not be participating in the Air India disinvestment process, becoming the second domestic airline after IndiGo to make such a decision in less than a week.Low cost airline IndiGo was the first to evince interest in Air India disinvestment when the government had mooted the plan last year.The last date for

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March 27, 2018

Home stays : Foreign tourists can stay with Indian families

New Delhi,The Ministry of Tourism has a voluntary scheme for approval of Incredible India Bed and Breakfast,Homestay Establishments wherein the basic idea is to provide a clean and affordable place for foreign and domestic tourists alike including an opportunity for foreign tourists to stay with an Indian family and enjoy the warm hospitality and get a taste of Indian Culture

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March 20, 2018

62.0% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals on e-Tourist Visa

New Delhi-The number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals in February, 2018 was 10.53 lakh as compared to FTAs of 9.56 lakh in February, 2017 and 8.49 lakh in February, 2016. Tourists in January- February 2018, a total of 5.16 lakh arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 3.22 lakh during January-February 2017, registering a growth of 60.3%.

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March 20, 2018

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’, launched on the World Tourism Day, 2017.Letter of Intent has been issued to 24 agencies for the Submission of Vision Bids for 75 sites, other than Taj. Two expression of interest has been received for Taj. However, no decision has been taken yet.The private players will undertake gap

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March 12, 2018

Yogi of the Racetrack short film gets 3.2 million hits in 60 hours

Berlin-India has won the “Best Exhibitor Award ” at ITB Berlin. More than 100 countries participated in the ITB- Berlin meet with their respective Tourism Ministers. India’s Incredible India ,Ministry of Tourism presented a short film named “Yogi of the Racetrack ” in the meet. The said short film has got 3.2 million hits in 60 hours.‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist

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March 5, 2018

Rs.240 Crore released for the development 12 Heritage cities

New Delhi-As per the information received from Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, the National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY), a Central Sector Scheme, with a total outlay of Rs. 500 Cr. was launched on 21st January, 2015.HRIDAY scheme aims at preserving and revitalizing the soul and the unique character of the heritage cities in lndia. Under the

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