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All stakeholders from govt and private sector must work together to take PM’s mission for tourism forward: Arvind Singh

Arvind Singh, Secretary, Tourism, said that the MOT is very happy with the increased focus and attention on tourism. “All the stakeholders—central government, state government and private sector, will have to work together to take the mission that the PM has for the sector, to take it forward.”

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Clear plan & accountability is in place to ensure aggressive promotion in key source/emerging markets: Arvind Singh

Arvind Singh, Secretary, Tourism, has said that the MOT has a clear plan and accountability is in place to ensure aggressive promotion of Incredible India in key source/emerging markets. “Necessary support to Indian tour operators will be channelized by the NTB for effective market penetration and promotion,” he added.

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Better presence of Indian hotels & airlines needed at international trade shows: Singh

Arvind Singh, Secretary, Tourism, has said that at international travel fairs, every country has significant representation of hotels and airlines at their stalls. “However, India only has tour operators and travel agents. There is hardly any presence of hotels and airlines. Going ahead, we need to ramp that up because we have world class airlines and hotels,” he said.

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Government of India is now focused on promoting the move towards green tourism: Arvind Singh

Arvind Singh, Secretary, Tourism, at the ITM in Aizawl, Mizoram, shared that sustainability has been a priority for the travel, tourism, and hospitality sector for some time, but it has become even more prominent due to the pandemic. “The Government of India is now focused on promoting the move towards green tourism. Green tourism has the potential to catalyse local economies, while also minimising the environmental and social impacts,” he added.

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If tourism contribution is increased to 10% of GDP, it can create 26 million new jobs: Arvind Singh

Arvind Singh, Secretary, Tourism has said that Indian tourism industry contributes to around 4.7 percent of the country’s GDP and provides employment to around 31.8 million of inhabitants. “If tourism’s contribution is increased to 10 per cent of GDP in India, it can create 26 million new jobs,” he added.

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Panoply of festivals planned in J&K to attract tourists: Secretary, Tourism, J&K

Sarmad Hafeez, Secretary, Tourism, J&K, has said that they are celebrating different occasions and festivals, like spring festival and early almond blossom festival. “In spring, i.e. March and April we have tulip festival. There are many summer festivals, winter carnivals and we have a houseboat festival. Such events help us convey a message that things are happening in J&K,” he added.

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