Uttarakhand opens its doors for tourism, no quarantine period for tourists

Tourists coming from other states to Uttarakhand will be able to tour the state without stopping, without being quarantined, with reports of Covid-19 being negative. The Char Dham Yatra will currently be available only to the residents of Uttarakhand. Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj said “Tourists from other states are welcome in Uttarakhand’s Devbhoomi. Hopefully, every … Read more

Madhya Pradesh re-opens its tourist destinations

Madhya Pradesh re-opens its State Tourism Development Corporation Hotels, Resorts and many private Hotels at tourist destinations for tourists and Hoteliers, Promoting Domestic Tourism allowing in tourists from within the Country. Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has also issued a circular regarding re-opening of National Parks from 15th June 2020. National Park’s Buffer Zone will remain … Read more

Culture Ministry nods to open 820 centrally ASI protected monuments with places of worship from tomorrow

Union Minister for Culture & Tourism (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel announced that Culture Ministry has approved opening of 820 centrally protected monuments under the Archeological Survey of India which have places of worship from June 8, 2020. Patel also said that all the protocols issued by the MHA and the Health ministry will be followed … Read more

MoT to provide Incentives under CSSS for promoting MICE Tourism in India

In order to give a boost to the MICE tourism and attract more Events and Conventions to the country, the Government of India has decided to extend the benefits to the meetings / conference organisers under Champion Sector in Services Scheme (CSSS), administered by the Ministry of Tourism (MOT). For this purpose, a MICE fund has … Read more

After COVID-19, North East to be promoted as a safe zone for tourism: Meghalaya CM

  According to Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Coronavirus will change how we view the world and India needs to be prepared for this transition. Speaking recently, Sangma said the North East’s relative success in controlling the transmission of COVID-19 should help promote it as a safe zone for tourism. “Meghalaya and North East can … Read more

MoT organises its second series of the ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ webinars

  With the continuing effort of promoting domestic tourism in the country, the ongoing series of the ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ Scheme, under the surveillance of the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) organized another webinar, recently. Strategically placed on the World Heritage Day, the topic of second series’ discussion was ‘World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism at Humayun’s … Read more

RARE India to host a virtual event ‘RAREfied’ on April 17 and 18, 2020  

  RARE India, which is a community of some of the best ‘conscious luxury’ hotels and travel experiences in India and the subcontinent, is organising a virtual event called ‘RAREfied’ on April 17 and 18.  RARE India was originally supposed to host the third edition of its annual travel trade event ‘The RARE Showcase’ in … Read more

MoT organises the first session of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ webinar series

  The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) recently organised the first session of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ webinar series. The webinar series discussions were centred on tourism awareness and discovery alongside the popular understanding of a given site through the perspectives of both social history and tourism. Speakers of the first session were Nidhi Bansal, CEO and … Read more

Tourism ministry helps more than 1,200 stranded foreign tourists

  According to reports, the recently-launched portal ‘Stranded in India’ has become a crucial helping hand for these tourists. According to a ministry statement on Friday, up to 1,194 tourists have received assistance through the portal until April 9. Additionally, the ministry’s toll-free helpline has also received 779 calls between March and April 9, according … Read more