Prahlad Singh Patel participates in the Hornbill festival at Kisama

The Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel participated in the ongoing Hornbill festival at Kisama yesterday, near state capital Kohima. Addressing the gathering at a colourful cultural function in Kisama, Patel said festivals are a reflection of one’s cultural identity and heritage. While acknowledging the rich and unique cultural identity of … Read more

Cabinet approves allotment of land for the construction of Ceremonial Lounge at Tirupati Airport

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the allotment of 1800 sqm of Airports Authority of India’s (AAI’s) land to Andhra Pradesh Education and Welfare Infrastructure Development Corporation (APEWIDC) for a period of 15 years at a nominal rate of license fee of Re. 1/- per annum, for the construction … Read more

India and Finland sign MoU for strengthening cooperation in tourism

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Government of Finland was signed yesterday for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism. The MoU was signed by Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister for Culture and Tourism (I/C), Ministry of Tourism, Government of India … Read more

MoS (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ‘Destination North East’ Festival today

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates the ‘Destination North East’ Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The festival is being organised by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Government of India. The Secretary (DoNER) Dr InderJit Singh and Secretary (NEC)  … Read more

Karma Group announces Karma Sitabani in North India’s Corbett Tiger Reserve

Karma Group has announced the opening of Karma Sitabani, in the Jim Corbett National Park, part of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in the picturesque heartland of Uttarakhand in Northern India. Karma Sitabani offers guests a truly unique opportunity to experience a side of India they may have never seen. Guests can relax and enjoy the … Read more

Various steps have been taken by MoT to promote tourism in the country: Patel

Ministry of Tourism (MoT) works in close collaboration with various stakeholders for the development of tourism in the country. According to Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, different mechanisms to seek synergy and convergence with stakeholders include national conference of state tourism Ministers, which are held to discuss … Read more

Golden Chariot train to commence service from March 2020

The luxurious Golden Chariot train will start plying from March next year, as the Indian Railways stated recently. The announcement was made after the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corp (KSTDC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to market and operate the Golden Chariot train. Addressing the … Read more

Maharashtra Tourism showcased the diverse travel experiences of the State at WTM London 2019

Maharashtra Tourism, in partnership with Meraki Communications (CAB Experiences), displayed the diversity and legacy of the vibrant state to international tourists at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019, the global travel exhibition that was held in London from November 4th to 6th.   Maharashtra is a melting pot of culture, heritage sites, hill stations, beaches … Read more

Govt releases new map of India showing UTs of J&K and Ladakh

On the recommendation of Parliament, the President effectively dismantled Article 370 of the Indian Constitution and gave assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and supervision of Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, the former state of Jammu & Kashmir has been reorganized as … Read more

Madhya Pradesh Tourism bags 10 accolades at National Tourism Awards 2019

    Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board being one of the most active and creative tourism boards of the country, was recently awarded with 10 National Awards in different categories viz. Best Adventure State, Excellence in Publishing in Foreign Language – Chinese Brochure, Best Tourism Promotion Publicity Material – Lonely Planet Pocket Guides, Best Maintained & … Read more