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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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