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Development of infrastructure to boost tourism in the Valley

At the inauguration of Public Park at Halmulla Sangam in Anantnag, Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri cited that development of infrastructural resources at different places it will boost tourism and will enable the management to provide state-of-art facilities. He said that the Public Park will become one of the major […]

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Heritage properties to promote tourism in Punjab

The Punjab Tourism Department has announced plans to create a new policy to promote heritage tourism. Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore and tourism and cultural affairs minister Navjot Singh Sidhu recently held talks with the Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA). The tourism departments of Chandigarh and Haryana also attended the meeting. The IHHA urged the […]

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MoT to develop of tourism at historical places

The Ministry of Tourism has launched two plan schemes in 2014-15 viz Swadesh Darshan – Integrated Development of Theme-Based Tourist Circuits and PRASAD- Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive for development of tourism infrastructure in the country including historical places and heritage cities. Under Swadesh Darshan scheme thirteen thematic circuits have been identified for development […]

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Vellore to promote tourism and heritage under smart city mission

The corporation of Vellore has made a decision to spruce up the Vellore fort, along with its surrounding areas under the central governments Smart City Mission in order to promote tourism and heritage of the city. Officials in the corporation stated that they had identified 1,600 acres of land in and around the Vellore fort, […]

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"Rajasthan needs multi-dimensional tourism development"

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that the state government is making all efforts for multi-dimensional development of the tourism sector considering the possibilities of growth of heritage travel in the state. The state government is focusing on the creation of a pleasant environment for domestic and foreign tourists along with new centres of […]

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National Civil Aviation Policy to boost tourism

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Minister of Civil Aviation has said that the government has taken a number of initiatives to make tourism affordable and accessible to the international travellers. He was speaking at the Plenary Session on Core Infrastructure for Tourism at the Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit organised by the Ministry of Tourism in […]

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Govt is addressing cleanliness, connectivity to boost tourism

Building on Indias intrinsic strengths, the Government is addressing cleanliness, connectivity and security to boost tourism, said Dr Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism and Culture. He was speaking at the Plenary Session on Why Invest in Incredible India? at the Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit in New Delhi. Dr Sharma emphasised that […]

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India and Colombia sign a MoU in the field of Tourism

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Tourism of India and the Ministry of Trade Industry and Tourism of Colombia for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism. The main objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding are: […]

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Varanasi to be developed as World Heritage City

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stated plans of applying a Banaras model of development in Varanasi city and further to implement the same model for other cities. The model seeks to merge the ancient with modern and develop the city as a World Heritage City. The Prime Minister aspires to clean and rejuvenate the Ganga […]

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All tourism activities holidays, business travel, conferences, adventure travel and ecotourism need to be sustainable. Sustainable tourism is defined as tourism that respects both local people and the traveller, cultural heritage and the environment. It seeks to provide people with an exciting and educational holiday that is also of benefit to the people of the […]

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