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Kerala Tourism's campaign’ wins silver prize in Golden Gate Award at ITB-Berlin

Kerala Tourism has won silver prize in the prestigious Golden Gate Award at the Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB-Berlin) – 2015. Kerala Tourism received the prize in the category of mulimedia-campaign for its global multimedia ‘The Great Backwaters campaign’ in the television-commercial medium. This campaign has been conceptualised by Kerala Tourism’s creative and marketing agency Stark ..

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Boosting the Tourism Industry

Contribution of tourism sector to India’s GDP is around 6.8% while at the same time it is big employment generator with a 7.7 % of the employment share. It is the third largest foreign exchange earner to the country. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) forecast the travel and tourism industry in ..

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India launches E-Visa facility for 43 countries

India has launched the tourist visa on arrival facility (VoA) enabled by electronic travel authorization i.e. E-Visa facility. It was launched by Home Ministry and Tourism Ministry. This system will be applicable for 43 countries and will make travel seamless and hassle-free for foreign tourist in India. The addition of 43 countries is the first ..

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India to launch E-Visa Facility for 40 countries

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany, the US, Israel and Palestine, will soon be able to avail the electronic visa (E-Visa) facility of India. The tourism ministry along with the home ministry will launch the facility on 27th November 2014. Key Facts In order to get an e-Visa, foreigners/tourists would need to apply on ..

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Government nod for parallel sea route from Port Blair to Baratang

The Union Shipping Ministry has given permission to the Andaman & Lakshadweep Harbour Works Department for a parallel sea route from Port Blair to Baratang in the Andamans. Sea route The sea route will serve as the entry point to the northern islands and is expected to increase the flow of tourists to the island. ..

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