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Kerala woos tourists at IMTM

Kerala woos tourists at IMTM

KOCHI: Kerala made its mark at the two-day International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) at Tel Aviv in Israel, last week. IMTM is the largest annual professional tourism fair of its kind in Eastern Mediterranean and provides tourism trade a platform to meet outbound buyers and suppliers based in Israel. A delegation consisting ...

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Meet the 17-year-old Promoting Indian Culture Through an App for Tourists

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Avantika Khanna is not your average 17-year-old. Currently a 12th grader at The Shri Ram School, Aravali, in Gurgaon, Avantika is a social-entrepreneur working to promote India’s history and culture on the world tourism map using technology. “>Avantika Khanna is not your ...

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J&K tourism in doldrums, revenue declines by 70 pc

J&K tourism in doldrums, revenue declines by 70 pc

Tribune News Service Srinagar, February 17 The JK tourism sector has witnessed 70 per cent decline in revenue after the Centre abrogated Article 370, which provided special constitutional status to the erstwhile state. Documents from the Union Ministry of Tourism have revealed that after the issuance of security advisory on ...

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Tourism flourishes in Bihar despite alcohol ban; CM Nitish Kumar says liquor was never a factor

In April 2016, when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar clamped complete prohibition on Bihar, a small but seemingly influential lobby, which included liquor consumers and suppliers, predicted doom for Bihar’s growing tourism industry. They called the prohibition “regressive”. Nitish Kumar, indeed, had a mountain to climb. Clamping a total prohibition, which ...

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Russia Welcomes 20% More Tourists in 2019

Russia Welcomes 20% More Tourists in 2019

Country-specific figures showed increasing tourist arrivals in Russia from all continents except Latin America. The top five countries where tourists came from remained unchanged since 2018. China supplied the highest of inbound visitors at 1.5 million tourists, an increase of 19% from 2018. Russia has introduced visa-free travel for Chinese ...

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Something to celebrate

Something to celebrate

Singkawang, where about 40% of the people are of Chinese descent, lights up during the festival. ISMIRA LUTFIA TISNADIBRATA The Indonesian government has added another cultural event of its ethnic Chinese community to its official list of top attractions in a bid to lure more domestic and international tourists. Chap ...

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