Goa tourism dept ties-up with Ironman race organisers to promote sports tourism

Panaji, Apr 7 (PTI) The Goa tourism department has announced a strategic partnership with the IRONMAN 70.3 India race organisers Yoska with an aim to promote sports tourism in the region. An MoU for the purpose was signed by Goa Tourism director Suneel Anchipaka and IRONMAN 70.3 India deputy race director Neil D’silva at the […]

MP govt to launch aircraft services to promote tourism in state

Bhopal, Mar 13 (PTI) The Madhya Pradesh government will launch air services on Thursday to promote tourism in the state by introducing two twin-engine aircraft, an official said. These two air services for tourism will be named ‘PM Shri Paryatan Vayu Sewa’ and ‘Dharmik Paryatan Heli Sewa’, the official said. “Chief Minister Mohan Yadav will […]

PM virtually launches project to promote tribal tourism in Nagaland

The Tribal Cultural Experience would also provide tourists with the opportunity to stay in traditional cottages and learn about the tribal culture and way of the Naga people besides enjoying Naga cuisine, officials said. The prime minister virtually inaugurated the project from Srinagar along with 53 other projects in different parts of the country as […]

Jal Shakti Ministry introduces Swachhata Green Leaf Rating initiative to boost tourism hygiene

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat emphasised the need for all tourist facilities to elevate aesthetic and sanitation standards at popular destinations. “As ambassadors of our country’s hospitality and development, all our tourist facilities should actively involve themselves in enhancing the aesthetic and sanitation levels of our tourist spots,” he said in a […]

Assam aiming for high-end tourism in wildlife sector: Minister

Guwahati, Feb 26 (PTI) The Assam government was aiming to promote sustainable and high-end tourism in the wildlife sector, Tourism Minister Jayanta Malla Baruah on Monday. For religious destinations, the state was looking for “mass tourism”, he said. Baruah was replying to a discussion on The Assam Tourism (Development and Registration) Bill, 2024, which was […]

Ram-Janaki Yatra among most preferred tourist circuits in 2023: Railways

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) Shri Ram-Janaki Yatra, a theme-based train route from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to Janakpur in Nepal, was among the five most preferred tourist circuits in 2023, the Indian Railways said on Tuesday. The other four equally popular circuits were Shri Jagannath Yatra, ‘Garvi Gujarat’ tour, Ambedkar circuit and North-East tour, […]

Bill seeking mandatory registration of tourism units in Himachal tabled in assembly

Dharamshala (Himachal), Dec 20 (PTI) Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday tabled in the assembly a bill that seeks to make mandatory registration of all tourism units, including home stays. The Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development and Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2023, also seeks to amend nine sections of the original 2002 legislation. Units operating without […]

Applications for best tourism village competition to close on Dec 31

The two competitions were launched on ‘World Tourism Day’ on September 27. The applications are open from November 15 to December 31, officials said. The National Best Tourism Village Competition 2023 recognised 35 villages all over India in gold, silver, and bronze categories. The Union Ministry of Tourism has launched comprehensive national strategies and roadmaps […]

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