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Ministry of Tourism


Tourism ministry launches online programme to create pool of professional tourist facilitators

August 11, 2021 1:02 pm

The Ministry of Tourism is conducting (offline) 6 week language courses to train Linguistic Tourist Facilitators (LTF) for tourism service providers under its suo-motu-initiatives under the scheme of 'Capacity Building for Service Providers' (CBSP).

Centre rolls out second wave stimulus, expands credit relief for health, tourism

June 29, 2021 7:12 am

Nirmala Sitharaman also announced an additional Rs 1.5 lakh crore for Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) expanding its limit by 50% to Rs 4.5 lakh crore.

A webinar discusses ways to boost immunity through food

June 25, 2020 2:10 pm

The latest webinar under Ministry of Tourism’s 'Dekho Apna Desh' series brought back India's ancient food science to the fore.

Govt to change e-tourist visa fee: higher in peak season, less at lean period

August 21, 2019 12:43 am

As per the new proposal, tourists will pay $10 for a 30-day e-visa in the lean season and $25 during the peak season. A new five-year e-visa will be introduced, which will cost $80, while the fee for one-year visa has been kept at $40.

Now, check out star rating of a hotel — at its reception, website

January 19, 2018 11:01 am

The ministry has streamlined its guidelines in a bid to make hotel classification simple, transparent and time-bound

Celebrate I-day on Aug 15, not Aug 14: Govt to start campaign

July 04, 2017 8:22 pm

"Many schools and other institutions celebrate August 15 a day earlier and declare a holiday on Independence Day. We just want to request such organisations to refrain from doing so," a tourism ministry official said.

Incredible India campaign: Contract over, govt did not remove Aamir Khan, says Mahesh Sharma

January 07, 2016 7:43 am

The Ministry of Tourism denied reports that Aamir Khan was removed as the brand ambassador for its Incredible India campaign.

Tourism Ministry to do its bit in promoting yoga

June 17, 2015 2:38 am

The Ministry will also organise a mega event to release a special booklet on yoga on June 19, marketing yoga as a niche tourism offering.

Government to offer MBA degree in tourism

June 01, 2015 4:17 pm

The course commencement dates and fee structure are still being finalised, said the ministry official.

New app launched by Tourism Ministry, discover India

June 28, 2014 4:11 pm

The app enables users to sight-see free of cost at their own pace and convenience.