Cultural tourism Current Affairs, GK & News

Ganga Vilas River cruise

On January 13, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to flag off the world’s longest river cruise, “Ganga Vilas,” from Varanasi to Dibrugarh via Bangladesh. The luxury vessel, which can accommodate 80 passengers, will take 50 days to complete its journey, covering 3200 km and passing through 27 river systems in India and Bangladesh. Highlights ..

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National Tourism Day

Every year the National Tourism Day is celebrated on January 25. The day is celebrated to create awareness about the growth aspects of tourism sector. Also, the day aims to spread the impact of tourism sector on the economic development of the country. Theme of National Tourism Day, 2022 Rural and Community centric tourism History ..

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September 27: World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is observed by the United Nations Organisations (UNO) on September 27, every year. Theme of the day In the year 2021, world tourism day was observed under the theme- ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth’. This theme was designated by World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic had a massive ..

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What is Red Tourism?

On the occasion of 100th anniversary of Chinese Communist Party in 2021, China is promoting ‘red tourism’, which means it is encouraging people to visit places that have historical and cultural importance for communist party. What are those places? Nanhu Lake in Zhejiang, East China and Mao Zedong’s birthplace are among the places that China ..

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Association of Buddhist Tour Operator (ABTO) International Convention

On December 10, 2020, the Union Minister of state for tourism and culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the Association of Buddhist our operators International Convention in New Delhi. The convention is to be held in partnership with Ministry of Tourism. Recent development in the tourism sector of India During the inauguration ceremony the Minister ..

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Tharu Tribals

Context in Current Affairs: The Uttar Pradesh government has recently launched a scheme to take the unique culture of the Tharu tribes all over the world. The intention of the scheme is to put these tribal villages on tourism map. This will create jobs and bring economic Independence to the tribal population in the region. ..

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