Tourism Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

Manipur Sangai Festival

Manipur Sangai Festival is being organized from November 21 to 30. What is Manipur Sangai Festival? Manipur Sangai Festival is a cultural extravaganza organized every year to showcase the uniqueness of Manipur. It also celebrates Manipur’s state animal, Sangai Deer, which is found only in floating Keibul Lamjao National Park in Loktak Lake. The 10-day ..

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Mahakal Lok Corridor

The first phase of the Mahakal Lok Corridor was inaugurated recently by Prime Minister Modi. Key facts The first phase of the Mahakaleshwar Temple Corridor Development Project was implemented in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh Under Rs.850 crore project, the precinct of the Mahakaleshwar temple will be expanded nearly seven times to improve the experience of the ..

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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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Vande Bharat 2.0

Prime Minister Modi launched the new and upgraded version of Vande Bharat Express between Gandhinagar and Mumbai. Key facts The latest version has cost over Rs 115 crore – Rs 15 crore higher than the previous version. The new train can reach the maximum speed of 160 km per hour in 129 seconds, around 16 ..

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September 27: World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is observed on September 27. Key facts The World Tourism Day is observed every year to promote tourism and spread awareness about its importance. The theme for this year is “Rethinking Tourism”. It focuses on the post-pandemic initiatives and developments concerning tourism sector. It aims to put people and the planet first ..

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Jharkhand Tourism Policy: What are its objectives?

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren, launched the “Jharkhand Tourism Policy” with the aim of reviving, renewing and revamping the tourism sector in State. With this policy, state shall no more be known for extractions. Its attractions would mesmerize India and the world. Jharkhand Tourism Policy was launched with following objectives: It is aimed at ..

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