Tourism Ministry

Visit India Year 2023 Campaign

The revenue from the tourism industry was 250 billion USD in 2018. Due to the COVID pandemic, the tourism industry suffered huge losses. The revenue fell to 122 billion USD in 2020 due to the pandemic. India has huge tourism ..



Sign boards in Chinese language put up at 5 ASI sites

Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel informed that sign boards in Chinese language have been put up at five Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected Archaeological Sites located in Uttar Pradesh (UP). ASI Sites Include- (1) Sarnath, (2) the Buddhist ..

Audio Odigos: Audio Guide facility App launched by Tourism Ministry

Union Ministry of Tourism launches Audio Guide facility App called ‘Audio Odigos’ for 12 sites of India (including Iconic Sites). The launch was made during the ongoing celebrations of nationwide ‘Paryatan Parv 2019’. This year is the 3rd edition of ..


Paryatan Parv 2019 being organised by Ministry of Tourism

Union Ministry of Tourism is organising ‘Paryatan Parv 2019’ from 2 to 13 October 2019 across the country. The nationwide festival was inaugrated by Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan in New Delhi. ..


2017-18 National Tourism Awards

National Tourism Awards for 2017-18 were presented by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on 27 September 2019 on occasion of World Tourism Day. This year a total of 76 awards were given under various categories. 2017-18 National ..


Tourism Ministry and Google launches 360-degree Virtual Reality experience video on Incredible India

Google Arts & Culture in partnership with Ministry of Tourism has unveiled 360-degree virtual reality (VR) video for global ‘Incredible India’ tourism campaign. As part of it, Google Arts & Culture will provide users with immersive 360-degree view of India’s ..