Indian Ministry of Tourism launches webinar series

India’s Ministry of Tourism has launched a new initiative that allows you to explore the length and breadth of the country, virtually. “Dekho Apna Desh” or “See Your Country” is a series of webinars that hosts sessions on different cities of India; highlighting their tourist attractions, history and culture. Titled “City of Cities – Delhi’s
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The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Thursday asked airlines to refund fares, within three weeks, to those customers who booked tickets during the initial lockdown and for travel within the period when flights remained suspended, reports fe Bureau in Mumbai. Others whose flights were cancelled during the national lockdown haven’t got any respite. If
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Sensing an opportunity to establish domestic tourism to reduce the dependency on inbound and penetrate into the outbound travel market, the Ministry of Tourism recently launched its “DekhoApnaDesh” webinar series to provide information on the many destinations and the sheer depth and expanse of the culture and heritage of our Incredible India. The first webinar,
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Indian tourism and hospitality sector, which is badly hit by COVID-19, is staring at a potential job loss of around 38 million, which is around 70% of the total workforce, leading accounting and audit firm KPMG says. The tourism and aviation sector has been the first industry to be hit. The sector faces questions around
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Stranded in Bihar’s Supaul district during the Covid-19 lockdown while her son was undergoing a surgery in Delhi, an American woman sent an SOS through a Tourism Ministry portal, called strandedinindia.com. The ministry immediately swung into action. Phone lines were worked at various levels, and the required inter-ministerial, inter-departmental and state-Centre coordination was secured. Finally, the
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There is a message in circulation claiming that hotels and restaurants will remain closed until October 15 2020. A circular that is being attributed to the Ministry of Tourism says hotels, restaurants and resorts all over India will remain closed until October 15 2020 due to coronavirus disease spread all over the world. And most
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Indian Ministry of Tourism has launched portal www.strandedinindia.com with a view to identify, assist and facilitate foreign tourists who are stranded in various parts of India due to the lockdown situation necessitated by the COVID19 global pandemic. Such tourists would need to log on to the portal, provide some basic contact information and narrate the
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The coronavirus pandemic would have a debilitating impact on India’s tourism sector with the industry estimating an overall loss of Rs 5 lakh crore and job cuts for 4-5 crore people. Of the total losses, the organised sector in the industry — branded hotels, tour operators, travel agencies which are the mainstay of the sector
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In an attempt to extend support to the foreign tourists who are stranded in India, Indian Ministry of Tourism has come up with a portal to disseminate information regarding the services that can be availed by foreign tourists who are stuck far away from their homeland. The portal is titled ‘Stranded in India’ and aims
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The novel coronavirus outbreak has spread to over 170 countries and claimed more than 14,000 lives. People across the world are practicing social distancing and staying inside their homes to contain the spread. This global outbreak has put a halt to travel plans, and stealing a vacation is nothing less than a far distant dream
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