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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 ..

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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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 ..

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Indian Government campaign ‘Find Incredible You’ wins Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award 2019

The Incredible India campaign – Find the Incredible You – has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award 2019 in the “Marketing – Primary Government Destination” category. The campaign was released globally by the Union Ministry of Tourism during 2018-19. The campaign focuses on digital and social media and the promotion of Niche ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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