Ministry of Tourism Current Affairs, GK & News

India Tourism Statistics 2022

The Indian Tourism Statistics 2022 report was released by the Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar on the occasion of World Tourism Day (September 27, 2022). Key facts The union tourism ministry’s report revealed that Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu witnessed the highest number of visits by foreign tourists in 2021. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the ..

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Ambedkar Circuit

The Indian Government is looking to use special AC train to promote the proposed Ambedkar Circuit that covers various places in India associated with B.R. Ambedkar. Key facts The Union Tourism Minister, while inaugurating a 3-day conference of state tourism ministers in Dharamshala, announced the launch of a special train to cover the Ambedkar Circuit. ..

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Adventure Tourism recognised as Niche Tourism Product

Adventure Tourism was recently recognised as a “Niche Tourism Product” by the Ministry of Tourism. Adventure Tourism includes Water Sports activities. It received the recognition in a bid to promote country, including Bihar, as a 365 days destination as well as to attract tourist with specific interest. National Strategy for Adventure Tourism: Ministry has prepared ..

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Swadesh Darshan Awards

The Ministry of Tourism constituted the Swadesh Darshan awards in various categories to acknowledge the efforts made by state governments, union territory administrations, and various implementing agencies. Overview: The awards will be given to recognize best practices like innovative approach, achievement of planned objectives, the adoption of sustainability principles in design, planning, and operations, ability ..

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Ministry of Tourism organising conference on Buddhist Crcuit

The Ministry of Tourism is organising a “Buddhist Circuit Train FAM Tour and Conference from October 4 to October 8, 2021 in a bid to tap the potential of the Buddhist tourism. About FAM Tour The FAM tour will comprise of the visit of prominent Buddhist sites as well as conferences at Bodh Gaya and ..

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Indian Tourism Statistics: UP attracted highest number of domestic tourists

The Ministry of Tourism recently released the Indian Tourist Statistics. According to the report, Uttar Pradesh attracted the highest number of domestic tourists in the country. Key Findings In 2019, the foreign tourist arrival in India increased by 2.2 %. The overall foreign visitors to India in 2019 was 28.9 million. This included non-resident Indians ..

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