Film Facilitation Office set up by the Government for ease of filming in India

The Ministry of Tourism has recognised films as a powerful tool for the development and promotion of destinations under Niche Tourism Product. Several destinations have gained in terms of tourist inflow by being the venue/location of popular domestic and international films. ‘Film Tourism’ provides exposure and promotion to the filmed destinations, which thereby brings job … Read more

India gets its 38th WORLD UNESCO World Heritage Site as Jaipur

In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the Jaipur City, Rajasthan got inscribed today on the World Heritage List of UNESCO during the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee held at Baku, Azerbaijan.  The nomination of Jaipur City has successfully been done by complying with the various UNESCO guidelines of 2017. With Successful … Read more

Delhi Tourism’s participates at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

Promoting Delhi as a film-friendly shooting destination, Delhi Tourism participated in the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, in association with Confederation of Indian Industry. At Festival de Cannes, Delhi Tourism showcased the capital’s numerous offerings as a creative canvas, its multitude of stories worth telling with the corporation as the facilitator, which enables creators to craft … Read more

37 AGENCIES GET LETTERS OF INTENT FOR ‘ADOPT A HERITAGE’ SCHEME

As recently revealed by AashimaMehrotra, Director, Ministry of Tourism (MoT), Government of India, MoT has so far issued ‘Letters of Intent’ to 37 agencies under its ‘Adopt a Heritage’ project done in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) with state and UTs’ governments. It has also come up with a … Read more

WHY SHOULD TAIWAN BE YOUR NEXT STOP FOR ADVENTURE?

WHY SHOULD TAIWAN BE YOUR NEXT STOP FOR ADVENTURE? A very authentic mix of ancient traditional and ultra-contemporary, fun and feasting, Taiwan attracts half the population of the globe especially from the Middle East. Handpicking the crème-de-la-crème of experience from this wonderful island nation of wonder, we exhibit the best of what Taiwan has to … Read more

Air Canada deepens its commitment to the India market

Air Canada deepens its commitment to the India market Inaugural Toronto and Mumbai flight marks start of third non-stop India-Canada route The arrival of Air Canada’s inaugural direct flight in Mumbai from Toronto marks the beginning of the only non-stop service linking the two cities. The four times weekly non-stop flight complements Air Canada’s Delhi–Toronto … Read more

Maharashtra Tourism to boost the cruise tourism sector

Maharashtra Tourism to boost the cruise tourism sector Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) in association Costa Cruises inaugurated the Special launch of The Costa NeoClassica from Mumbai to Maldives via Cochin by Jaykumar Rawal – Minister of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra and Nalini Gupta, Managing Director of Costa Cruises in the presence of Valsa Nair-Singh … Read more

Kerala Tourism Minister inaugurates festival office for Onam celebrations at Thiruvananthapuram

India Knocks | 2017-08-12 Kerala Tourism Minister inaugurates festival office for Onam celebrations at Thiruvananthapuram State Government determined to make Onam celebrations environmental friendly Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran officially inaugurated the Onam Celebrations at the Tourism Directorate office in Thiruvananthapuram, today. The occasion was marked by unveiling of the logo and festival theme for Onam … Read more

Air India Chief Ashwani Lohani appointed as Chairman of Railway Board

Air India Chief Ashwani Lohani appointed as Chairman of Railway Board  The appointments committee of the cabinet on Wednesday appointed Air India chairman and managing director Ashwani Lohani as chairman, Railway Board. Lohani takes over after A.K. Mittal resigned from the position.  Lohani continues to be the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India … Read more