Arun Jaitley stresses on need to make India low-cost, modern infra tourist destination
Arun Jaitley stresses on need to make India low-cost, modern infra tourist destination

India should aim to attract seven crore tourists annually, up from 70 lakh at present, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday while stressing on the need to make the country a low-cost tourist destination with modern infrastructure and a larger number of inbound flights.

Euro depreciation makes Europe a favourite tourist spot

With competitive air fares and lucrative tour packages, there is a big surge in the number of tourists who are more interested in visiting Europe than South Asia or USA.

Victoria Memorial top choice for global travellers

The iconic Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) here has been inducted in TripAdvisor's 'Hall of Fame' making it the only museum in India to get thumbs up from three global travel-related sites and publications, its curator said on Wednesday.

J&K CM orders revisiting of Draft Master Plan for Pahalgam

In a significant move aimed at developing Pahalgam as an eco-friendly high-end tourist destination, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has ordered revisiting of Draft Master Plan for the hill resort to make it an all-season tourist destination.

Sayeed in Mumbai to promote J&K as tourist destination

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed arrived here today to promote the state as a prime tourist destination and shooting location for movies.

London pips Bangkok, Paris as world's top tourist destination

Bangkok was the second most popular city with 16.4 million visitors predicted for 2014 while Paris was placed third.

`Develop Keshopur Chhamb sanctuary as tourist destination`

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday asked the forest department to expedite the work for developing Keshopur Chhamb Bird Sanctuary as a tourist destination.

Goa gets "budget conscious" tourists, says ministe

Goa government on Monday said that the state has earned a reputation of being a "cheap tourist destination" attracting `budget conscious` travellers.

Bihar: Jalalgarh fort to be restored

The fort of Jalalgarh, which is in ruins, will soon be restored to its erstwhile glory to make it a tourist destination.

MP fast emerging as major tourist destination

With Madhya Pradesh recently bagging three national awards in toursim sector besides registering 70 percent growth in the inflow of visitors, the state is fast
emerging as a major destination on the country`s tourism map.

China is world`s 3rd most popular tourist destination

The UN has ranked China as the world`s third most popular tourist destination.

Tripureswari temple to get `mega tourist destination`

Tripureswari temple, one of the
51 Shakti Pithas and a famous tourist spot in Tripura is
expected to get `mega tourist destination` status by Ministry
of Tourism and Culture.

Maoists blast in tourist destination in Chitrakot

Maoists in Chhattisgarh blew up an under-construction police outpost at the tourist location of Chitrakot, blocked a national highway and disrupted life in the interiors of Bastar region to enforce a daylong shutdown Monday.

India a safe tourist destination: Govt

India is a safe destination and the security of tourists is of utmost importance to the government, Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said here Monday.

Tibetan settlement in Orissa declared tourist destination

The Orissa government
today declared as a tourist destination the Tibetan settlement
at Jiranga area in Gajapati district, where Buddhist spiritual
leader the Dalai Lama inaugurated south Asia`s biggest