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Madhya Pradesh bags best tourism award

February 29th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has bagged the best state award at the National Tourism Awards presented by President Pratibha Patil in the capital Wednesday.While Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host tourism summit

November 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS/WAM) The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will hold its 13th global summit here in 2013, it was announced Monday.The ADTA and Etihad Airways will ... Read more...

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Charter flight holiday packages launched to Bhutan

May 18th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Aiming to promote unexplored destinations, online travel company Wednesday announced charter flight-inclusive holiday packages for Bhutan, a company official said.Launched in association with the Tourism ... Read more...

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Bhutan to help promote tourism in Bihar

May 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) Impressed by Bihar's changing image and development in the last few years, Bhutan is keen to sign a joint pact with the state to promote ... Read more...

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Bhutan looking to attract more Indian tourists

March 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bhutan -- a land of exquisite natural beauty where development is guided by Gross National Happiness -- is seeking to increase tourist inflow from India ... Read more...

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Goa’s tourist security force stuck in a rut

October 6th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) It may be a while before Goa's much-touted tourist security force (TSF) literally hits top gear as the patrol jeeps assigned to it do not have four-wheel drive, ... 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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Goa gets new vehicles to patrol beaches

May 16th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 15 (IANS) To curb the spate of crimes against foreign tourists in Goa, a tourism trade body Saturday donated 15 jeeps and seven motorcycles to the state government to enable ... Read more...

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India waking up to art as tourism driver

March 24th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Art, one of the key drivers of tourism across the globe, is trying to become an important stakeholder in the country's multi-million dollar tourism industry by entering ... Read more...

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Thailand to lose on tourism

April 22nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday, a government spokesman said, Thailand may lose up to US$5.35 billion in terms of the tourism revenue and millions of visitors in 2009 following its latest bout of political ... Read more...

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Chinese food joints in Kerala doing brisk business

July 11th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, July 11 (ANI): With tourism industry flourishing in Kerala, burgeoning Chinese food joints are adding flavour to the state''s booming economy. The traditional Chinese fishing nets in the backwaters ... Read more...

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Kerala hosts conclave on responsible tourism

March 21st, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
Kochi (Kerala), March 21 (IANS) More than 500 delegates from the travel and tourism industry, and representatives of governments and academia Friday began a four-day meet in Kerala to promote responsible tourism. ... Read more...

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