Policies to attract film industry to support shooting in Uttarakhand on offer, says Tourism Minister of Uttarakhand

Satpal Maharaj, Cabinet Minister for Irrigation, Flood Control, Minor Irrigation, Rainwater Harvesting, Water Management, Indo-Nepal Uttarakhand River Projects, Tourism, Pilgrimage & Religious Fairs, Culture, Government of Uttarakhand said that the state government has extended various fiscal and monetary assistance to the tourism sector and has taken several steps to aid the sector. A package of … Read more

A kaleidoscopic ensemble called GUJARAT

From the rustic rural charm of ‘Kutch’, once a sprawling shallow of the Arabian Sea and now a crunchy bed of white salt-land to the first-of-its-kind and most modern ‘Kevadiya’, site of the world’s tallest ‘Statue of Unity’, Gujarat’s tourism offerings have myriad hues. TravelScapes takes its readers on a touristic trail of two very … Read more

Plunging into the surreal hues of Kaleidoscopic Kutch

While the incredible architecture, incomparable culinary delights, historical monuments, remnants of ancient civilisations and lavish golf courses boast the true essence of the state of Gujarat, liveliness and the surreal landscapes are synonymous with the magnificent beauty of its unique marvel called ‘Kutch’. Remarkably beautiful, Kutch, with its vast spreads of the white salt desert, … Read more

Arvind Singh replaces Yogendra Tripathi as the Tourism Secretary, GoI

Arvind Singh, Chairman, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been appointed as the new Secretary -Tourism, Government of India. He will replace Yogendra Tripathi who had been serving the Ministry since November 2018. The change at the Tourism Ministry is part of a reshuffle announced by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet in the top-level Indian … Read more

MoT organises webinar on “Secrets and Delights of Indian Cuisine”

The Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar series titled “Secrets and Delights of Indian Cuisine” held on 26th December 2020 focused on Indian Cuisine and its importance. Food in India is a vibrant assortment of uncountable dishes, cooking styles and it is distinctly characterised by the subtle and sophisticated use of spices, grains, vegetables … Read more

Right time to promote Medical and Wellness tourism: Tourism Minister Patel

Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel virtually attended the 5th meeting of the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Promotion Board. The National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board was formed to address impediments to the growth of Medical Tourism and to provide a dedicated institutional framework to take forward … Read more

MP becomes the first Indian state to accomplish film / tv shootings under pandemic strict guidelines

Madhya Pradesh is the first state to start the film promotions post unlock. The state is taking all the necessary measures for the shooting. The government released a set of Standard Operating Guiding Principles to restart the film shooting in the state that has to be followed at all the places where shootings will take … Read more

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