BJP leader and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma has asked his senior officials to make field visits across the poll-bound state to take stock of various tourism projects and submit a progress report within three months.
Government has approved the expansion plan for the international airport in the national capital that would see addition of fourth runway as well as increase its passenger handling capacity.
The government has started discussions at the “highest level” to put in place a policy on airfares, including possible cap, as concerns persist over steep fluctuations in air ticket prices.
Fourteen out of 16 perennially loss making hotels owned by state-run ITDC will be sold off and the process to privatise them has already started, Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said today.
Union Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma has recently approved a Rs 100-crore museum for Noida — his constituency.
Foreign exchange earnings through tourism in India stood at Rs 40,411 crore in the first three
months of 2016, Lok Sabha was informed today.
To gain a global perspective, Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), through its participation with United Federation of Travel Agents’ Association (UFTAA), has proposed regional co-operation with neighbouring countries
Tourism Ministry is considering recruiting directly brand ambassadors for its Incredible India campaign replacing the current practice of hiring them through a private agency amid indication that Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Priyanka Chopra are the top contenders to be face of the flagship programme.
The 31st Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) Annual Convention was inaugurated yesterday evening at the Grand Bhagwati in Indore and will continue till August 23, 2015. The theme for this year’s convention is ‘Tourism: We will change the Indian economy’. The convention was inaugurated by Dr Mahesh Sharma, minister of state for tourism and […]
Idea Exchange: The person who speaks the least in Cabinet meetings is the Prime Minister, says Mahesh Sharma
Union MoS for culture, tourism and civil aviation Mahesh Sharma explains the delay in formulating civil aviation policy,
says the PM is right in claiming India has a lot to be proud of now, and argues achhe din can’t be measured by one yardstick. This session was moderated by Maneesh Chhibber of The Indian Express
There is a need for regulating “predatory” air fares instead of having a total pricing control, MoS Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said…
Relaxation in visa regime with introduction of visa-on-arrival enabling electronic travel authorisation…
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