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Tourism minister launches Clean India Campaign


June 19th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai Tuesday launched a pilot project under the Clean India Campaign at Qutub Minar here with the aim of providing quality ... Read more...

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Railways, ITDC jointly offer tourism services


May 24th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways and the Indian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) joined hands Thursday to improve tourism services offered by the two entities, drawing maximum advantage ... Read more...

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Indian tourism upbeat despite tight budget (Comment)


March 29th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Although India's latest budget has increased the allocation for tourism by less than 10 percent, the tourism ministry remains hopeful that it can bring in at least seven million foreign tourists ... Read more...

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International hotel chains make a beeline to India


February 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) As the number of middle-income families going on domestic vacations and business travellers on a tight budget keeps rising, international hoteliers are rushing in to ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry steps up promotion campaign (With Image)


December 14th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The tourism ministry has set up an inter-ministerial coordination committee for the sector, under the chairmanship of the principal secretary to Prime Minister, to facilitate ... Read more...

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Indian-origin British MP faces electoral probe


September 15th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Britain's Electoral Commission is looking into a case involving an Indian-origin British parliamentarian following allegations that the Indian tourism office donated 5,000 pounds for a party ... Read more...

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Thailand, Goa join hands to promote tourism


August 13th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 13 (IANS) Thailand and Goa, both top beach tourism destinations in Asia, will join hands at mutually promoting each other during the Goa International Travel Mart (GITM), ... Read more...

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Kerala five-star hotel has no water line for eight years


July 19th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) A five-star hotel in Kerala has been trying to get a water connection for the past eight years but without success, a hotel executive claimed Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Indian music, dance and yoga capitivate Berlin (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (IANS) Thousands of people, including Indian Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai and BJP President Nitin Gadkari , braved showers and chilly winds in the German capital to ... Read more...

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Thousands brave rain to attend Art of Living festival in Berlin


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (IANS) Thousands of people, including Indian Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai, braved showers and chilly winds in the German capital to attend yoga performances and cultural ... Read more...

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India, Uzbekistan join to promote tourism


May 16th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India and Uzbekistan Monday agreed to cooperate in the area of tourism, including establishing tourism offices and increasing the number of flights between the two ... Read more...

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Singapore Airlines cuts fares for summer tourism


April 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Singapore Airlines along with it regional subsidiary Silk Air Tuesday announced special airfare for the summer holidays to promote Indian tourism to the city state starting ... Read more...

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Indian tourism industry targets gay, lesbian travellers


January 28th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Gay and lesbian tourists are big spenders and vacation savvy and are being increasingly targeted by travel operators in India, said travel experts at the 18th South ... Read more...

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Wiser from 26/11, Indian tourism bouncing back


November 25th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) As hoteliers excitedly speak of heavy winter bookings and tourist inflows foretell a 10 percent growth this year, the Indian travel industry seems to have ... Read more...

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French tourist town to dedicate 2012 as the Year of India


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Saint Tropez, a picturesque town in southeast France which attracts about five million tourists annually, is all set to dedicate 2012 as the year of India ... Read more...

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Valuable letters handed over to Sarnath museum


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) The Anagarika Dharmapala Museum of the Maha Bodhi Society of India has been gifted original letters written by two venerable Sri Lankan Buddhist monks who helped revive ... Read more...

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St Tropez: A French romance with India continues


October 29th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranvir Nayar St Tropez (France), Oct 29 (IANS) This ultra-chic town in southern France is the playground of the world's rich and famous. But very few, even in Saint Tropez, know about ... Read more...

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75,000 foreign visitors arrived during CWG, says Selja


October 21st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja Thursday said around 75,000 foreign visitors were in India during the Commonwealth Games that ended Oct 14."Initial estimates said 100,000 visitors - ... Read more...

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‘Indian tour operators need to learn Chinese soon’


October 14th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) With China likely to become the nation sending out the maximum number of tourists, the Indian tourism industry needs to learn the Chinese language as much as possible, ... Read more...

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Focus on niche tourism, Pillai tells industry


October 8th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Planning Commission Member Secretary Sudha Pillai Friday stressed the need to promote niche tourism like cuisine and rural tourism which will give a fillip to the Indian ... Read more...

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Soccer, movie & music stars to attend Kerala tourism movie premiere


September 20th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A galaxy of soccer stars including Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, former British soccer sensation Gary Linekar, Arsenal striker Theo Walcott and Tottenham Hotspur's leading player Jermain ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic spa packages ready for Games tourists (With Images)


September 15th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Most spas in the capital are preparing irresistible ayurvedic massage packages for Commonwealth Games (CWG) players and tourists, knowing well the lure of Indian culture ... Read more...

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Mexico to ease visa process to draw Indian tourists


August 18th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Mexico is working to expedite the visa process to attract more Indian tourists to the Latin American nation, Mexican Tourism Minister Gloria Guevara said. "We are working ... Read more...

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India adopts code for safe tourism


July 1st, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Thursday released a code for the safety of the millions of foreign tourists visiting the country every year. The Code of Conduct for Safe and Honourable Tourism ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry to help illuminate 20 Delhi monuments during Games


April 13th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The tourism ministry would finance the illumination of 20 centrally protected monuments in the national capital in time for the October Commonwealth Games. "With financial support from the ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry plans 10,000 highway facilities by 2015


April 13th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sakshi Gulati Jaipur, April 13 (IANS) The Indian tourism ministry aims at starting 10,000 wayside facilities along the country's vast highways network within the next five years to provide basic amenities such ... Read more...

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Indian tourism shows signs of recovery: Kumari Selja


January 20th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Jan 20 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja on Wednesday said tourism in India has begun to show signs of recovery from global ... Read more...

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Dip in foreign tourist arrivals to India in 2009


January 8th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The global economic meltdown and the swine flu scare appears to have hit Indian tourism last year, which saw tourist arrivals fall by 3.3 percent to 5.11 ... Read more...

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MV Aquamarine to ensure High Seas luxury cruising for tourists in India


December 1st, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Dec.1 (ANI): Indian travellers will soon be able to enjoy the joys of international class cruising on the Indian Ocean onboard MV Aquamarine, the first international cruise ship to homeport in ... Read more...

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Incredible India campaign scores, tourism hopes soar


November 17th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Incredible India has done it again! Another international award for the campaign - showcasing major holiday destinations - has given a fillip to Brand India and is ... Read more...

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‘Incredible India’ campaign wins award in Austria


November 14th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The "Incredible India" promotional campaign, which showcases India's major holiday destinations, picked up yet another prestigious award at an international tourism event in Vienna Friday. The campaign bagged ... Read more...

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India exhibits ‘incredible’ image to woo Scandinavian tourists


September 1st, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) A series of 'Incredible India' roadshows was held for the first time in the Scandinavian countries - Finland, Sweden and Norway - to promote India as a ... Read more...

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Malaysia, India to explore avenues for promoting tourism industry


August 20th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20(ANI): Malaysia's Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen ha, currently on a visit to India, has said that the Malaysia and India would intensify joint efforts to ... Read more...

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Travel agents’ Dubai meet to promote Indian tourism


August 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The annual conference of the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), the country's largest travel trade body, to be held in Dubai this year, will showcase the ... Read more...

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India, Singapore sign joint plan to boost tourism


August 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India and Singapore Tuesday signed a joint action plan which, officials said, would help both countries attract more tourists. According to the plan, tourists visiting Singapore will be ... Read more...

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