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The future of Tourism

At a time when governments and the private sector are embarking on the path to recovery, the time is right to keep advancing towards a more economically, social and environmentally sustainable tourism model.

Handicrafts emporiums near popular monuments

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation of India, have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to open sales outlets in the premises of file centrally protected monuments- like Sarnath Museum in Varanasi and Humayun's Tomb in Delhi.

The shrine of Báb

Bab, the messenger of God and a forerunner to Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith was executed in Tabriz. His remains were transferred from place to place due to fear of the enemy for sixty years and ceremoniously deposited in a sacred casket in the shrine on Mt. Carmel on the day of Nawruz.

Ministry of Tourism’s DekhoApna Desh Webinar Series

Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series is an effort to showcase India’s rich diversity under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

The book lover’s paradise…

We’ve decided to make it a yearly ritual now... Like a short break... A well-deserved jaunt to the hills... Escape! The drive from Panchkula to Dehradun is beautiful...picturesque and brings back old memories of my childhood spent in Nahan and the picnics and fishing expeditions around this area.

Beach crocodile gives Goa Tourism a scare

"It's not like there was Godzilla or a dinosaur on the beach. It was a crocodile and there have always been crocodiles in Goa's rivers

Travel: Business as usual once the lockdown is lifted?

63% of the people would like to travel immediately after the lifting the lock down. 16.8% people would like to wait for 1 to 2 weeks for the initial rush to be settled down. About 14% are not sure when they will travel but, anyone said that they would wait until the pandemic is completely under control.

House Of Bahá’u’lláh, Baghdad

In course of his exile in Baghdad Bahá’u’lláh stayed in a house called the “Most Great House” also known as the "House of God" or Bayt-i-A'zam. Unfortunately the House of Baha'u'llah in Baghdad was destroyed in 2013

Bahá’í Houses of Worship

Once known as the prison City of Akka is also famous for the Prison Cell and Barracks that Baha'u'llah occupied.Thousands of Bahá’í pilgrims visit the prison cell which is of historic and spiritual significance. Acre also happens to be the birthplace of Shoghi Effendi and witness to many important events in Bahá’í history.

World’s Best Hotel Brand

Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has been voted World's Best Hotel Brand. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur has been voted the World's Best Hotel Overall.

The Marble Palace: Calcutta then & now

The Marble Palace is one of the finest examples of European architecture with an Indian touch - and an eye-opener on 19th century grandiosity. The palace is a treasure trove of valuable art objects collected over the past 180 years.

India moves up in global tourism competitiveness list

India has moved up 13 notches to the 52nd position on a list of countries in terms of their travel and tourism competitiveness.

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