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Budget 2019: Govt plans to turn 17 'iconic' tourist sites into world-class destinations

The Union Budget has allocated marginally more — a rise of 1.82 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively - to tourism and culture ministries.

Manipur Sangai Festival underway; Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 10-day fest

The Manipur Sangai Festival is an opportunity to see the best the northeastern state has to offer with the land coming alive with its unique dance performances by its 32 tribes, indigenous games and sports, music and some mouth-watering food.

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Explained Snippets | Leisure tourists: India gets a fraction of what SE Asia gets

Only 2.5 million holidaymakers visited India from abroad in 2016. This is far less than in far smaller countries like Thailand, which received 31 million leisure tourists in 2017.

International tourism arrivals hit record high in 2017, India leads growth in South Asia: UN report

Europe and Africa led the regions with increases in arrivals, with growth of eight per cent and nine per cent, respectively.

Government plans measures to attract more Chinese tourists

In May, Alphons had visited Wuhan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization conference on tourism, and assessed the market personally.

Want to see more tourism opportunities grow in India, says Canada minister Bardish Chagger

When asked about the Khalistan movement, leader of the government in the Canadian House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger said the Khalistan issue should not receive much attention.

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India short of nearly 2 lakh tourist hotel rooms: Officials

For a projected annual growth of 12 per cent in foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs), the projected requirement of additional hotel rooms in 2016, over 2010, was estimated to be 1,90,108.

Swiss travellers top spenders at Indian hotels: Report

Globetrotters from Switzerland shelled out maximum money for their stay in India among the foreign tourists in 2014, an 11 per cent rise...

Pune on reel: PMC plans films on city’s heritage for global audience

There will be short films on Pune’s historical importance and Pune as a tourist destination.

Favourite summer getaways of residents this year: Sikkim, Darjeeling and Ladakh

A five-night, six-day package for Darjeeling in the month of June is a major hit.

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