• October 21, 2021

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  • April 8, 2021

New Zealand bans travellers from India

New Delhi, April 08, 2021. New Zealand announced it was suspending entry of travellers from India, including its own citizens. The suspension will take effect from April 11 and will be in place till April 28, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a news conference in Wellington. New Zealand recorded…
  • March 31, 2021

22 Routes Inaugurated Under UDAN in 3 Days

New Delhi, March 31, 2021. In a constant endeavour to connect the unconnected regions, 22 new routes have been operationalised in the last 3 days under the UDAN scheme out of which 6 new routes have been operationalised in North-East India.  First direct flight from Shillong (Meghalaya) to Agartala (Tripura)…
  • March 30, 2021

ROGER FEDERER TEAMS UP WITH SWITZERLAND TOURISM

After years of positively representing Switzerland through his sporting excellence and friendly, down-to-earth manner, Roger Federer has now become an official brand ambassador for the destination of Switzerland. He’s entering into a long-term cooperation with the Swiss national tourism board, Switzerland Tourism (ST). The common goal: attracting guests to visit…
  • March 22, 2021

India’s Vande Bharat mission brings back over 67.5 Lakh people

New Delhi, March 22, 2021. India’s massive evacuation programme triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic has brought back over 67.5 Lakh people from abroad. In a tweet, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that 67.5 Lakh people have been brought back and the numbers continue to grow. He said “It is not…
  • March 15, 2021

New scheme announced for tourist vehicle operators

New Delhi, March 2021. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced a new scheme, under which any tourist vehicle operator may apply for an “All India Tourist Authorization/Permit” through online mode. It will be issued, after relevant documents are submitted and fees deposited, within 30 days of submission…
  • March 9, 2021

First Flight to Bareilly Flagged off

New Delhi, March 09, 2021. Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, I/C, Civil Aviation today flagged off the first flight from Delhi to the newly upgraded Trishul Military Airbase, Bareilly Airport, Uttar Pradesh. Shri Santosh Gangwar, MoS, I/C, Labour & Employment and Member of Parliament, Bareilly graced the event at the…
  • February 22, 2021

Come summer, frequency of bus travel to return to its Pre-Covid levels

Bengaluru, February 22, 2021. People in India seem to have overcome the anxieties of the pandemic and are looking forward to a year of regularity, according to a randomized online survey of over 9000 customers of redBus, India’s largest online bus ticketing platform. The survey clearly shows intent for higher…
  • February 19, 2021

OYO’s online traffic up by 70% of pre-COVID levels this weekend; hit its highest in the post-lockdown world

New Delhi, February, 2021. After spending nearly a year adhering to social distancing norms and the pandemic-led lockdown, consumer aspiration is leading to Revenge Travel across short-haul destinations vis-a-vis flights, staycations, and roadtrips. The hospitality industry felt the early signs of this travel during the festive season and the sentiment…
  • February 19, 2021

Uttarakhand Tourism Ministry encourages Tourism through Discovery’s new title Explore Uttarakhand

Bengaluru, 19 February 2021. Discovery Channel, the leading real-life entertainment channel from India in collaboration with Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) is all set to present a sublime new original two-part film titled ‘Explore Uttarakhand’. Providing audiences the chance to engage through stunning visuals of Uttarakhand, the film is all…
  • February 8, 2021

Ministry of Tourism organises webinar titled “Astro-Tourism: The Next Frontier of Nature-based Tourism” under Dekho Apna Desh campaign

New Delhi, February 08, 2021. The Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar series titled “Astro- Tourism: The Next Frontier of Nature-based Tourism” held on 06th February, 2021 focused on promoting nature-based tourism which is emerging strongly in a post – COVID world, the major thrust of the webinar was sustainable…
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