Odisha Tourism to promote curated and niche experiences

Vishal Kumar Dev, Commissioner– cum– Secretary, Tourism and Sports and Youth Services Department, Govt. of Odisha, on Sunday, said that the impact of COVID-19 has caused a paradigm shift for the Travel, Hospitality and Tourism Industry, which is one of the most severely impacted sectors.     Addressing a webinar on ‘Future of Travel & Tourism … Read more

The state of Uttarakhand now opens up for Adventure Tourism

  Amidst the relaxations given to the tourism sector post Unlock 4, the Tourism Department of Uttarakhand has brought great relief to the adventure buffs. Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board today announced the opening up the adventure related activities like Water sports, trekking and mountaineering, aero sports and camping activities for all inbound tourists. The government … Read more

Andhra Pradesh Government requests ITDC to assist the state in skill development in the hospitality sector

  In a meeting held between Mekapati Goutham Reddy, Minister for Commerce, Industry, IT and Skill Development, Government of Andhra Pradesh and G. Kamala Vardhana Rao, C&MD, ITDC in New Delhi on September 9, 2020, the state has sought active assistance and support of ITDC in actualising their plans for building a ‘Skill Ecosystem in … Read more

Madhya Pradesh offers ‘Workcation’ with irresistible offers

  Madhya Pradesh tourism has recently launched an innovative and groundbreaking concept “Workation” – Vacation alongside Work, a perfect office lay-out where one can carry on with his regular work with plenty of free time to travel around, bond with one another, enjoy the nature and rejuvenate from the regular lives. Work-life balance is often … Read more

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