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Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa scheme to 31 more countries

Union Government has extended e-Tourist Visa scheme to 31 more countries with an effect from 31 May 2015. In this regard, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a notification. With this the total number of countries under the scheme has gone up to 76. The 31 countries are: Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Bahamas, ..

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s Healthcare Tourism Portal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 April 2015 inaugurated India’s Healthcare Tourism Portal www.indiahealthcaretourism.com at the ‘SAAARC Trade Mart’ in the Global Exhibition on Services (GES). It was inaugurated on the occasion of three-day Global Exhibition on Services (GES) that commenced on 23 April, 2015 in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Key facts about Healthcare Tourism ..

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MakeMyTrip acquires travel startup website Mygola.com

Online travel services provider MakeMyTrip.com has acquired Mygola, a startup travel guide firm. The acquisition was done through MakeMyTrip’s Innovation Fund, which invests in early-stage or start-up companies in the travel technology space. With this acquisition, MakeMyTrip will get a greater foothold in the mobile space as Mygola’s entire team has joined them. Mygola was ..

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Ministry of Home Affairs renames Visa on Arrival scheme to e-Tourist visa

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has renamed Tourist Visa on Arrival-Electronic Travel Authorization scheme (TVoA-ETA) to e-Tourist Visa with effect from 15 April 2015. With this ambiguities faced by foreign tourists especially by scheme’s nomenclature VoA, presuming that they would be granted visa on arrival upon landing will be removed. Background MHA move comes ..

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Gujarat government launches industrial tourism to showcase development

Gujarat government has launched industrial tourism package to promote its development by showcasing its major industrial installations which have earned global acclaim for state. It is a first of its kind initiative India, offered by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL) in collaboration with Ahmedabad based Akshar Travels Pvt Ltd. The tour package is called ..

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