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Narendra Modi set to be face of 'Incredible India' campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be the mascot of 'Incredible India' campaign with the Ministry of Tourism finally deciding to do away with plans to rope in any Bollywood stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, more>>

US issues advisory for travellers visiting India

The US Embassy in New Delhi issued a terror alert for its citizens travelling to India, warning of increased threat of Westerners being targeted in India. .read more>>

Government forms National Tourism Advisory Council

As per a TOI news report, the government has constituted a "National Tourism Advisory Council" with top officials of key ministries and leading names from private sector as members to help it take steps required to make India a global tourism hub. .read more>>

63% of Indians to plan a gastronomic getaway in 2017: TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site, announced its Travellers’ Choice Awards for top restaurants around the world. While Indian Accent continues to reign supreme in the Indian ‘Fine Dining’ list, .read more>>

FAITH proposes 6% GST rate for tourism & hospitality sector

In their latest set of interactions with GST commissionerate, FAITH has made a very specific request for 6% GST rate, the lowest slab for the tourism and hospitality industry. more>>

Tourism New Zealand records 23% increase in leisure travel from India

India is one of the key inbound source markets for Tourism New Zealand. From October 2015 to September 2016, the destination has recorded 49,000 Indian visitors, a 12% overall growth, and 23% increase in leisure travellers. more>>

Switzerland Tourism appoints Ranveer Singh as Brand Ambassador for India

Switzerland Tourism has appointed Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh as its Brand Ambassador in India. Singh, who indulged in a variety of experiences on his recent trip to Switzerland, will now be more>>