Minister of state for Tourism Mahesh Sharma has hailed the extension of e-visas to Chinese nationals. Sharma said on Tuesday that “It was a great vision of our prime minister that he took a l
Porbandar is a small city with narrow and congested lanes, bustling with people, shops, cows, and children. Amid this hustle and bustle is a beautiful big white building, Kirti Mandir – where
Majnu ka tilla or New Aruna Nagar Colony, situated on the banks of river Yamuna near Kashmere Gate, is a refugee camp housing Tibetan people. The Tibetan colony was established in 1960.
As many as 365 cases of crime committed against foreigners were registered in India in 2015, reveals the latest report by national crime records bureau (NCRB). Of these, 271 cases were registered a
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the Mizoram government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which seeks to provide a range of hospitality and tourism s
Goa is all set to witness elections on February 4. I was travelling to the state for the first time with a group of friends a little more than week before the polling date. At first, we were
It’s a well-known fact that Indian citizens are a well-travelled lot. Our citizens contribute significantly to the tourism spends in countries such as Switzerland, UAE and Singapore.
The cabinet committee on economic affairs has approved the proposal of disinvestment of hotels/properties of the India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC). The decision on di
The central government has agreed to transfer Hotel Jaipur Ashok at Jaipur and Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel at Mysore of India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) to Rajasthan and Karnataka go
There is a hue and cry over Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government dropping the Taj Mahal from its list of important tourist destinations. Some media reports also stated that the Yogi g
Tourism, one of the largest industries in the world, employs approximately 8 percent of the global population. Over the years, it has proved to be a viable socio-economic development strategy for d
The ministry of tourism has rolled out a six-month online programme, Incredible India Tourist Facilitator Certification (IITFC), on November 15, in order to boost the tourism sector in the country.
The northeastern region (NER) is known for its lush green hills, vast flourishing plains, deep valleys, natural caves, free flowing rivers, large variety of flora and fauna, cuisines, and for its h
Ravneet Kaur, IAS, chairperson and managing director (CMD) of India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) speaks to Rahul Trivedi about this government undertaking’s growth plans. Edited