The Goa government will crackdown on taxi operations illegally run by foreign nationals, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday.
Tourist numbers in Goa are expected to swell to 35 lakh during the forthcoming season, state Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said Wednesday.
Arunachal Pradesh has sought help from the Centre for promoting tourism in the state, reports Zee News. A delegation of officials from Arunachal Pradesh, led by state Tourism Minister Pema Khandu, recently met the Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay to discuss initiatives to boost tourism.
With Gujarat planning to spend INR420 crore in the current fiscal to boost tourism, a senior official said that the state was eyeing a 25 percent rise in inflow of tourists.
The number of foreign tourists visiting India in the first half of 2012 increased by 7.4 percent, the Tourism Ministry said, adding that foreign exchange earnings had also risen.
India is aiming to attract one percent of the total world tourist arrivals by the end of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), says Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai.
The hill station of Saputara in Gujarat is all set to be developed as a tourist destination, reports The Times of India. The Tourism Corporation of Gujarat (TCGL) has plans to attract tourists from Maharashtra to Saputara.
Gujarat Tourism has signed an agreement with tour organiser Cox & Kings for a period of one year, reports The Hindu Business Line. As a part of the agreement, Cox & Kings will market Gujarat as a tourist destination and introduce tour packages to several spots in the state.
Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah emphasized the need to develop Kargil, the second most important town in Ladakh, as a tourism and sports destination.
The onset of the monsoon season in Kerala renders the state extremely pretty, and a haven for nature lovers. Monsoon in Kerala is considered to be a spectacle to behold, as the state receives both north-east and south-west rains.