Ministry of Tourism Current Affairs - 2020

Tourism Ministry launches e-ticketing facility for Taj Mahal, Humayun’s Tomb

Tourism Ministry has launched e-ticketing facility for the two Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)-maintained monuments Taj Mahal in Agra and Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi. In this regard web portal was launched by Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi in order to facilitate ticketing facility. This e-ticketing facility is Read More…

Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria India (STCI) launched

In a proposal to augment its sustainability offerings, the Union Ministry of Tourism launched the comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) for accommodation, tour operators and beaches, backwaters, lakes and rivers sectors. STCI has been launched to develop tourism in India based on principles of sustainability and minimizing carbon footprints. While talking about sustainability, Read More…

Sikkim becomes most favoured destination of foreign tourists in northeast India

Foreign tourists visiting the north-eastern (NE) states of India are choosing Sikkim as their most favored destination in NE region of the country. As per figures released by the Tourism Ministry, while the state received 23,602 tourists in 2011, it was 26,489 in 2012 and 31,698 in 2013 respectively. Sikkim is followed by Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Read More…

Sikkim: Best State in implementation of rural tourism projects.

The Union Ministry of Tourism declared Sikkim as the best State in the implementation of rural tourism projects. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Dr. Shashi Tharoor presented the National Tourism Award 2012-13 to Sikkim’s Tourism Minister Bhim Dhungel in New Delhi. As per the Union Tourism Ministry, Sikkim is the perfect destination to Read More…

“Taj Mahotsav 2014”

The 10- day annual festival, Taj Mahotsav 2014 began in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. It is organized by the Uttar Pradesh Department of Tourism to increase the Indian Tourism. About Taj Mahotsav 2014 Celebrated from February 18 to 27 at Shilpgram near the Eastern gate of  “Taj Mahal”. Theme: Paigham-e Mohahabbat or the message of love. This Read More…