Topic: Tourism in India [8 items]

India has bagged 34th position Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index

As per the latest Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index India bagged 34th position in the index. India’s Travel and Tourism competitiveness Index ranking since 2013 has improved.  The ranking however in year 2015 and year 2017 was 54 and 40 respectively. The Government has taken many initiatives for creation of tourism infrastructure in the country ..

Inner Line Permit

Inner Line Permit is an official travel document issued by the Government of India to allow inward travel of an Indian citizen into a protected/restricted area for a limited period. Despite the fact that the ILP was originally created by the British to safeguard their commercial interests, it continues to be used in India, officially ..

Short Note: Key Issues On Cruise Tourism In India

Government has identified 5 ports to boost cruise toursim in India. What is status, government policy and issues with Cruise tourism in India? In order to boost cruise tourism in India and increase cruise liner traffic from 158 to 955 vessels a year as well as increasing cruise tourists from 2 lakh to 40 lakh ..

Boosting the Tourism Industry

Despite being a land of rich cultural heritage with range of tourist places, India has only underperformed in the tourism sector. Critically examine the reasons, challenges, while throwing light upon the measures taken by government in this direction.

Manipur seeks extension of provisions of Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation 1873

Manipur government has decided to approach the Centre to extend the provisions of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation 1873 to the state. Why this decision ? The decision follows rising demands from public to bring in the Inner Line Permit (ILPS) system under the Regulation.

Tourism Ministry inks MoU with Railway ministry for carrying out Clean India campaign

The Ministry of Tourism inked a MoU with the Railway Ministry for carrying out ‘Clean India campaign’ in the Indian Railways to encourage the nation as a favored tourist destination abroad. There are also efforts being made to connect the Golden triangle tourist circuit of Delhi-Jaipur- Agra via Sathabdi trains.The Railways will conjointly work with ..

India’s foreign tourist arrivals up by 8.9 % in 2011

India is emerging as a major tourist destination. The percentage of foreign tourist arrivals in India went up by 8.9% in 2011 over the previous year as compared to 4.4% worldwide. The West Asia region in the same year registered growth of 17% which shows the potential of the region. The number of foreign tourists ..

Tourism in India

1. India Tourism Development Corporation was set up on October 1st , 1966.2. As per UNWTO World Tourism Barometer India Ranks 42nd in the international tourism Arrivals in 2008. Top four countries are France, Spain, US & China. India’s rank in international tourism receipts was 20, while the top four countries with maximum receipts are ..