Page-5 of Tourism Current Affairs, GK & News

Henley Passport Index launched

Recently, Henley Passport Index was launched. The index was launched based on the data collected from International Air Transport Association (IATA). Around 199 different passports and 227 different travel destinations were considered to launch the index. The Index is based on the number of destinations their holders can access without visa. Highlights According to the ..

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GoI: 6th Island Development Agency meeting held in New Delhi

On January 13, 2020, Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the sixth Island Development Agency meeting in New Delhi. The meeting focused on “Green Development in the Islands to reach new heights” Highlights The meeting reviewed the work progress of the programme, “Holistic Development of Islands”. The Island Development Agency (IDA) has taken up scientifically assessed ..

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What is the Incredible India Road Show?

Incredible India Road Show is an initiative by the Ministry of Tourism for promoting the tourism sector of India worldwide by organizing roadshows that showcase India’s ancient culture and rich heritage. This promotes and helps in positioning India as a preferred tourism destination for foreign tourists. Incredible India Road Show has been conducted in various ..

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Union Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Tourism with Finland

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday, 20th November 2019, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Finland in strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism. Objectives of the Memorandum of understanding are: Sharing of knowledge, data, expertise, etc. related to tourism. To establish the basis for a cooperative ..

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Bangladesh has the highest tourist inflow to India in last 3 years

Minister of state and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question, provided the country-wise break-up of foreign tourist arrivals for 2016, 2017 and 2018 for the top 60 countries. The total number of foreign tourist arrivals over the last three years has increased from 8.8 million in 2016 to ..

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