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Govt to reward tourists visiting 15 spots in a year by funding their Travel expenses

Bringing cheer to travel enthusiasts in India, the government has decided to reward people visiting 15 tourist spots in a year by funding their expenses. Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said the move should not be construed as a monetary benefit, but as an incentive. “The tourism ministry will fund the travel expenses of […]

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Gerard Butler, Richard Gere, Will Smith in India

Why Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Gerard Butler, Richard Gere, Will Smith travel India frequently? It is only because they love “Unity in Diversity Culture” of India. Their interaction with many Indian popular celebrities has conveyed a clear message that Indian Hospitality and Tradition is the main attraction which attracts us in India. Culture of India […]

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Saudi Arabia offers Tourist Visas for the First Time

Tourism chief Ahmed al-Khateeb said, “Opening Saudi Arabia to international tourists is a historic moment for our country. Saudi Arabia will offer tourist visas for the first time, relaxing the ultra-conservative kingdom to holidaymakers as part of a push to diversify its economy away from oil. Kick-starting tourism is one of the centralized attraction of […]

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World Tourism Day: 2019

The United Nations World Tourism Organization is celebrating World Tourism Day as international observances on September 27 Since 1980. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism. This year for the first time India […]

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Tour company Thomas Cook collapses

Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, global bookings canceled. Renowned British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed after failing to secure rescue funding, and travel bookings for its more than 600,000 global vacationers were canceled early Monday. The British government said the return of the firm’s 150,000 British customers now abroad would be the largest repatriation in […]

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What is MICE Tourism

Meeting, Incentive, Conference, and Events Tourism: The fast-evolving MICE Tourism is giving conventional tourism a good run for the money. The experts believe it can in some years out do the conventional tourism and take travelling in the world to a new level altogether. MICE is a powerful tool to be used for rewarding the […]

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Jharkhand Tour Conclave 2019

Jharkhand Tourism welcomes to the following Event Event: Jharkhand Tour Conclave 2019 Dates: 26th & 27th September 2019 Venue: Radisson Blu, Ranchi, Jharkhand Sponsored by Indian Chamber Highlight of the Event to discuss Indo-South East Asia linkages in Tourism Perspective. Dedicated session on Buddhist Tourism Mice Tourism and Adventure Tourism Contact: Mr. Tushar Chaudhury: 91 […]

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Bumpy road to Manali affects HP Tourism

If you are planning to visit Manali this season take precautions as several roads which were blocked in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district due to landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rains were reopened for light vehicles on Wednesday b the road are still in dilapidated condition, police said. Only light vehicles were allowed to […]

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Kissing Selfie on a moving Train

Travel bloggers slammed for ‘irresponsible’ kiss photo taken while they’re hanging out of a moving train In the image, Miguel is seen kissing his girlfriend’s forehead while she leans out of the train as it chugs through a small and highly Instagrammable town called Ella. Unsurprisingly, the snap sparked criticism online as followers warned against […]

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