• News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • Events
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print

Latest Articles in tourism ministry

Centre To Promote North East As Single Tourist Destination

"From 2013 to 2016, the tourism sector in North East grew by 5.2 per cent. During this period, 77 lakh domestic and 1.6 lakh foreign tourists visited the region. This growth is encouraging, but it is just the tip of the iceberg", tourism secretary

Read More

Tourism Ministry Policy To Standardise Homestays By October End

Earlier this month, senior officials of the tourism ministry had a meeting with aggregators like Air B&B, Makemytrip, Yatra and Oyo to discuss details and ways to promote homestays

Read More

Foreign Exchange From Tourism Rose In Aug '17 As Against Aug '16: Ministry

In January-August 2016, FEEs stood at Rs 99,587 crore, recording a growth of 13.9 per cent over January-August 2015

Read More

India Sees Over 15% Growth In Foreign Tourist Arrivals

The highest number of tourists arrived from Bangladesh (20.12 per cent), followed by the US (16.26 per cent), the UK (10.88 per cent) and France (3.01 per cent) in the month of July

Read More

Kerala Tourism Expects Sharp Increase In Arrivals This Year

International tourist arrivals stood at 10.38 lakh and domestic tourists at 1.32 crore during 2016, generating revenue of Rs 7,749.51 crore and Rs 29,658.56 crore

Read More

Home Ministry Raises Security Concerns Over MICE E-visa

The Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibition (MICE) segment has a 54 per cent market share in business travel globally

Read More

‘Medical Tourism Is Growing Rapidly’

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture & Tourism Mahesh Sharma talks about the initiatives that the ministry is pioneering.

Read More