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Handicrafts promotion must be linked to tourism promotion

The Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that tourism has the potential...

Tourist helpline will be available in 12 International languages within two...

The Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma has said that the Incredible India Tourist...

PM announces lifetime Indian visa for PIO cardholders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently told a rapturous crowd of NRIs that Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders will get lifetime Indian visa and...

India to offer online visas to 45 countries

India will offer online visa facilities for 45 countries including US, Australia, Germany, Israel, Japan, UAE, Palestine, Jordan, Thailand, Singapore and Russia. The facility...

Germany, US, Israel among 43 countries to get e-visa facility in...

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany, the US, Israel and Palestine, will soon be able to avail the much-awaited electronic visa facility which...

India clinches 65th spot on tourism competitiveness index

India ranks 65th amongst 140 countries in tourism competitiveness, the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2013 of the World Economic Forum revealed. The...

India logs 10 per cent rise in foreign tourist arrivals

India appears to have overcome the issue of women's safety and dollar less growth to draw 10 per cent more tourists than last year....

Government to launch new campaign with a new slogan

A new campaign with a new slogan, besides the 'Incredible India', a special drive to bring the youth closer to the country's monuments and...

UNWTO and UNESCO to organize first World Conference on Tourism and...

The First World Conference on Tourism and Culture will bring together, for the first time, Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture from around...

29 tourism projects sanctioned for northeast in 2014

The ministry of tourism has sanctioned 29 tourism projects for the northeastern states in 2014, Parliament was informed. Union Minister of Culture and Tourism...