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  • PM Modi speaks at Kushinagar, says - it will boost connectivity and tourism

    PM Modi speaks at Kushinagar, says - it will boost connectivity and tourism

    Oct 20, 2021, 04:29 PM IST

    After inaugurating the airport, PM Modi said it will boost connectivity and tourism, while also helping develop an entire economic ecosystem in the region and create new job opportunities. He said the government's special attention to the development of places associated with Lord Buddha and developing Kushinagar are among the top priority areas for the Uttar Pradesh and central governments.

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra doing political tourism earlier:UP Minister Sidharth Nath Singh

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra doing political tourism earlier:UP Minister Sidharth Nath Singh

    Oct 04, 2021, 11:27 AM IST

    We've seen Priyanka Gandhi Vadra doing political tourism earlier. It an attempt to hamper the probe & manipulate public opinion. This shouldn't happen. They should at least wait for 24 hours or visit after there's a result to the probe: UP Minister Sidharth Nath Singh

  • Want to name school buildings after revolutionaries: MP Tourism Minister

    Want to name school buildings after revolutionaries: MP Tourism Minister

    Sep 12, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Tourism Minister Usha Thakur on September 12 said that the administration wants to name school buildings in the state after revolutionaries.

  • Negative RT-PCR report mandatory to enter Mussoorie

    Negative RT-PCR report mandatory to enter Mussoorie

    Sep 02, 2021, 06:24 PM IST

    Uttarakhand Administration is taking steps to prevent third wave of COVID-19. Number of tourists has been now restricted to 15,000 in weekends in Mussoorie. They will also have to show COVID-negative RT-PCR report to enter famous hill town.

  • Kodaikanal reopens after relaxations in COVID guidelines

    Kodaikanal reopens after relaxations in COVID guidelines

    Aug 31, 2021, 11:19 AM IST

    Annually, tourists from all over the country visit scenic Kodaikanal in large numbers. The hill station reopened on August 30 with relaxations in COVID guidelines. Tourists thronged Silver Cascade Falls.

  • Kite festival organised in Jammu to boost tourism

    Kite festival organised in Jammu to boost tourism

    Aug 29, 2021, 10:15 AM IST

    In a bid to boost tourism, a kite festival was organised on August 28 by the Directorate of Tourism Jammu at Tawi River Front Park. A large number of participants joined the event partaking in the spirit of the festival.

  • Travel and tourism sector in Goa struggle for revival after ease in COVID restrictions

    Travel and tourism sector in Goa struggle for revival after ease in COVID restrictions

    Aug 13, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

    Travel and tourism sector in Goa continues to suffer as tourist footfall remains low due to COVID pandemic. Goa Ports Minister, Michael Lobo said, "Tourists are visiting Goa with RT-PCR negative certificates. We welcome them but they have to wear mask and follow COVID protocols. We have to be careful and understand that it's a pandemic. Resorts have reopened but getting very few customers."

  • Tourists bringing arms into Himachal: DGP

    Tourists bringing arms into Himachal: DGP

    Jul 20, 2021, 04:12 PM IST

    Himachal Pradesh DGP Sanjay Kundu reacted on tourist bringing weapons with them.

  • Tourism picks up in Sikkim with ease in restrictions

    Tourism picks up in Sikkim with ease in restrictions

    Jul 09, 2021, 11:04 AM IST

    The Sikkim Government is taking steps to revive the tourism industry in the state. With ease in restrictions, the footfall of tourists has increased. Stakeholders associated with the tourism industry have welcomed the govt's decision. "The government has decided to open Sikkim for tourists. If everything remains fine, more relaxations will be given to boost tourism," said Sikkim's Tourism Additional Secretary Kapil Meena. Sikkim has around 1900 active cases of COVID.

  • PM Modi reviews development plan, says Ayodhya to be global tourism hub

    PM Modi reviews development plan, says Ayodhya to be global tourism hub

    Jun 26, 2021, 03:51 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the development plan for Ayodhya as Uttar Pradesh government officials made a presentation that encompassed various aspects of Ayodhya’s development.

  • Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel accuses Arvind Kejriwal of insulting national flag

    Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel accuses Arvind Kejriwal of insulting national flag

    May 28, 2021, 01:35 PM IST

    Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Friday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of insulting the national flag and violating the Flag Code of India during his televised press briefings.

  • J-K Tourism organised Shikara Rally to mark Ambedkar Jayanti

    J-K Tourism organised Shikara Rally to mark Ambedkar Jayanti

    Apr 15, 2021, 12:53 PM IST

    Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department organised 'Shikara rally' in Dal Lake in Srinagar on the occasion of 130th birth anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on April 14.

  • Mega conference held to tap Jammu and Kashmir

    Mega conference held to tap Jammu and Kashmir's tourism potential

    Apr 13, 2021, 06:31 AM IST

    To improve tourism flow in Jammu and Kashmir, a 3-day long conference was organised at SKICC Srinagar. Experts were invited to meet, discuss and provide suggestions to revive tourism in Kashmir valley. Mega event 'Tapping the Tourism Potential of Kashmir: Another Day in Paradise' was held from April 11-13. The tourism ministry is pushing to promote the valley as a destination for leisure, wedding, films, and adventure. Tourism is one of the largest contributors to the economy of Kashmir valley.

  • Should lay strong emphasis on promoting BIMSTEC brand of tourism: Jaishankar

    Should lay strong emphasis on promoting BIMSTEC brand of tourism: Jaishankar

    Apr 01, 2021, 08:22 PM IST

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on April 1 attended the 17th BIMSTEC (The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Ministerial Meet.

  • IHM Srinagar restarts tourism course after COVID lockdown

    IHM Srinagar restarts tourism course after COVID lockdown

    Mar 14, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

    Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) Srinagar has restarted its tourism course after a gap of nearly one year following the COVID-19 induced shutdown.

  • Eco cottages at Nature Camp in Odisha

    Eco cottages at Nature Camp in Odisha's Satiguda to attract nature lovers

    Mar 02, 2021, 10:45 AM IST

    Eco Cottages and Restaurant at Nature Camp in Satiguda was inaugurated on March 01.

  • Assam

    Assam's tea, tourism, handloom and handicraft will strengthen the State's self-reliance: PM Modi

    Feb 22, 2021, 01:11 PM IST

    Centre & Assam govt working collaboratively to develop State infrastructure. Despite the State having great potential, former govts gave it 'sautela' treatment by overlooking development in various sectors: PM Modi during various projects' launch in Silapathar, Dhemaji

  • 2 more trains resume services on Kalka-Shimla heritage line after over 10 months

    2 more trains resume services on Kalka-Shimla heritage line after over 10 months

    Feb 02, 2021, 11:11 AM IST

    Two more trains have resumed their services on Kalka-Shimla heritage line on February 01. The train services have been resumed after over 10 months amid COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Tourism Minister inspects Red Fort after protestors

    Tourism Minister inspects Red Fort after protestors' raid

    Jan 27, 2021, 06:02 PM IST

    Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel on January 27 inspected the Red Fort, where the protestors entered and hoisted the flag during farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day. He said that a report be made on the incident at the earliest and handed over to MHA, and FIR be registered with immediate effect. He said, "I inspected Red Fort with officers of Culture Ministry and Archaeological Survey of India today. I gave 2 directions- report be made at the earliest and handed over to MHA and FIR be registered immediately. Things will be further clarified after report comes." A team of Delhi Police has also conducted a probe at Red Fort after storming incident. On Republic Day countless numbers of protestors breached the security and entered into Red Fort and hoisted flags. The Tractor Rally was organised by the farmers to protest against Center's newly enacted farm laws.

  • Maharashtra govt launches

    Maharashtra govt launches 'jail tourism' initiative from Yerawada jail of Pune

    Jan 27, 2021, 04:08 PM IST

    Maharashtra: The Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray launched a 'jail tourism' initiative of the state government from Yerawada prison in Pune, in a move to help students learn about historical experiences. The initiative was launched on January 26 via video conferencing.

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