IRCTC signs MoU with Manipur in tourism & hospitality space

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August 10, 2016 5:24 PM

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the Manipur government have signed an MoU, seeking to provide improved hospitality and tourism services to travellers through joint use of their capabilities and facilities

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the Manipur government have signed an MoU, seeking to provide improved hospitality and tourism services to travellers through joint use of their capabilities and facilities. The MoU entails upon both the parties to identify areas of co-operation and draw up detailed plans for development of joint tourism products and opening and managing various catering and hospitality outlets, budget hotels and handicrafts shops at railway as well as non-railway locations.

The areas where the two signatories would leverage their joint strength also include involvement of self help groups (SHGs), setting up of water vending machines, use of Rail Neer (IRCTC’s packaged water) and development of lounges and greeting services for tourists. In addition, the signatories would strive to market each other’s products and services through both physical outlets and websites, thus improving the range of services to their own customers. The MoU was initialled by Dr A K Manocha, CMD, IRCTC and Nidhi Mani Tripathi, secretary, tourism, Government of Manipur.

(PTI)

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