Heritage tourism: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

PRASAD Scheme: Tourist Facilitation Centre at Guruvayur, Kerala inaugurated

Published: November 4, 2020

On November 4, 2020, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Tourism and Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the “Tourist Facilitation Centre” at Guruvayur, Kerala. The centre was constructed under the PRASAD Scheme of Ministry of Tourism. Key Highlights The centre was constructed at a cost of Rs 11.57 crores. The centre was constructed ..

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India to launch “Lighthouse Tourism”

Published: July 7, 2020

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Shipping shri Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting to develop 194 lighthouses into major tourist attractions. This will boost tourism activities and also will provide opportunities to learn about the enriched history of lighthouses. Highlights A detailed action plan was presented at the meeting. According ..

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Rajasthan government decides to hold convention on preserving heritage properties in Bharatpur

Published: September 11, 2018

The Rajasthan government has decided to hold convention on preserving heritage properties & promoting heritage tourism in Bharatpur on September 13-14, 2018. Organised by the Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA), the convention on ‘Revitalising India as a Heritage Destination’ will witness national and international experts speak on preservation of heritage buildings, museums and promoting lesser-known ..

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