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Bhutan's'Bubble Tourism' interest brings air to the Indian tourism arena
Himalayan country Bhutan is still maintaining mandatory 21 days quarantine for all travellers. Now the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) has urged the health ministry to ease the restrictions by cutting it down to three days or altogether withdrawing it. If accepted, it will open up the door to welcome guests from outside.
COVID-19 effect: No formal study yet, but indications of major revenue loss, says tourism ministry
In a written reply in Lok Sabha, Tourism M...
80% work completed on Development of Ayodhya project: Ministry of Tourism
The Swadesh Darshan Scheme is aimed at the integrated development ...
PMO shares list of incomplete work with 36 ministries, dept
The NDA government has conducted an audit of all budgetary announcements made during its tenure so far – that is, since 2014-15 and has pointed to pendency at as many as 36 ministries and departments.
Rajapaksa, Modi to discuss ways to bolster bilateral ties during virtual summit on Sept 26
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit on September 26 during which the two leaders would discuss the entire gamut of bilateral relations, including defence and security issues, the foreign ministry here has announced.
Government to boost development of Buddhist tourism, starts with promotional activities
The development of Buddhist tourism, done with an eye on China, which has also invested heavily in projects to cultivate Buddhist leaders, has been part of India’s bid to leverage its soft power in the neighbourhood.
Govt taking all possible steps to mitigate damage to tourism and hospitality sector: Sanjeev Sanyal to FHRAI
FHRAI had informed Sanyal about reservations and non-cooperation of banks in extending the one-time restructuring of loans announced by the government and requested for his intervention in getting the issue resolved. "I agree that structural reforms with centralized rules and regulations are required for the industry. I ask that the industry offers solutions and we’ll jointly try to resolve 80% of the problems," Sanyal said.
Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel welcomes decision to reopen hotels in Delhi
The Union ministry, in a statement, said Prahlad Singh Patel held a discussion with the L-G to request him to accede to the demands of the hospitality industry in Delhi for permission to start hotel and restaurant operations. Prior to this, he had also taken up the matter with the Home Ministry, according to the statement.
Tourism & hospitality body FAITH wants negative American travel advisory to India revised
A level four advisory, issued by the US Department of State-Bureau of Consular Affairs states citizens should not travel to India due to COVID-19. The previously highlighted concerns that are still mentioned include terrorism, crimes against women and insurgency among others.
RLDA to develop a railway land parcel into a tourism and water sports hub
The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) is set to undertake and develop a large railway land parcel called Salt Golah at Howrah, West Bengal into a riverfront luxury tourism and water sports hub, a statement from the company said.
Maldives' eco tourism gets a boost thanks to assistance from India as part of Centre's neighbourhood-first policy
The five eco-tourism zones are being developed under MoUs signed between the Indian High Commission (Maldives), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Addu City Council this February.
MPs scale up demand for Ramayana Circuit
Home ministry officials said G Kishan Reddy discussed the possibility of developing various temple circuits and the manner in which state governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana can submit proposals for availing of central assistance.
Leisure travellers are stepping out. But rising Covid cases make tourism's recovery complex
The big hurdle to recovery is the surging pandemic, with cases continuing to rise in India, unlike some other countries that seem to have moved past the peak. There is also a lack of uniformity in removing restrictions among states, despite the “Unlock 4.0” guidelines by the Union home ministry stating that there shall be no restrictions on inter-state movement of people and goods.
Transport & Tourism parliamentary panel could meet in next two weeks: Chairman writes to members
The committee chairperson TG Venkatesh wrote to all members of the committee last week informing them that a meeting is being planned "in the last week of July or first week of August" and the members should make it possible to attend the same.
Saudi Arabia to launch $4 billion tourism development fund
The Tourism Development Fund will launch equity and debt investment vehicles to develop the tourism sector in collaboration with private and investment banks, the ministry said in a statement.