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Dr. Mahesh Sharma highlights cultural mapping initiative of the government

Addressing the delegates at the 11th Mindmine Summit at Taj Palace New Delhi today, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of Culture and Tourism (I/C), Government of India said the concern of turning the more>>
Indian Foreign Exchange Earnings grow by 14% in March 2017

According to Ministry of Tourism (MoT) Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) during March 2017 were INR 14, 953 crore as compared to INR 13,115 crore in March 2016 and INR 11,133 crore in more>>
GST to boost India’s growth by 4.2%: Federal Reserve

As per a PTI report, the upcoming Goods and Services Tax (GST) can boost India’s GDP growth by up to 4.2% — double the previous estimate — as lower taxes on manufactured goods will bump up more>>
Menino D’Souza to hold Additional Charge as Director of Goa Tourism

Earlier this week, Menino D’Souza has taken charge as Director of the Department of Tourism, Government of Goa, replacing Sanjeev C. Gauns Dessai more>>

Munich Airport records average 68% growth in Indian passengers during 2006-16 period

In 2016, 59,000 Indian nationals arrived in Germany’s Munich Airport. Out of this, 45% were transfer passengers while the remaining 52% were non-transfer passengers. Furthermore, 64% of the more>>

Jordan witnesses growth of 18.40% in overnight visitors from India

The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) has announced the 2016 Indian arrival figures to Jordan. In a unprecedented trend, the same day visitor arrivals from India has declined by 4.50%, which more>>
VISITFLANDERS aims to increase length of stay of Indians; tap FIT segment

After recording a slump in Indian tourist numbers in 2016, VISITFLANDERS is looking at repeating the overall growth rate of 11% it recorded during 2011-2015 period from the Indian market. A host more>>