MoT unveils National Tourism Policy
The Ministry of Tourism (MoT), Govt of India drafted a National Tourism Policy, which aims at improving framework conditions for tourism development in the country, supporting tourism industries, strengthening tourism support functions and developing tourism sub sectors. The policy provides for a National Tourism Advisory Council (NTAC) chaired by the Union Minister for Tourism and comprising all the tourism ministers of the states, representatives of the relevant line ministries and industry stakeholders to provide overall vision, guidance and direction to the development of the tourism sector in the country.
MP awarded with the Best Sustainable Wildlife Tourism State
Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board has been awarded the Sanctuary Asia Award for “The Best Sustainable Wildlife Tourism State” at the TOF Tigers Wildlife Tourism Awards. The award was organised on 5th December 2023 at Bikaner House, New Delhi.
Nusuk’s 1st Indian roadshow unveils cutting-edge services
The Integrated Government Platform “Nusuk” concluded its first roadshow held in India, chaired by the Minister of Hajj and Umrah of Saudi Arabia, Dr Tawfig AlRabiah, which featured the participation of key representatives from various Umrah partners and travel agents.
Fortune Hotels signs agreement to operate two upscale hotels in Kochi
Fortune Hotels, a member of the ITC hotel group, announced the signing of its latest operating agreements for two Fortune Park Brownfield projects in Kochi – one each in Athani and Kakkanad.
Jazeera Airways announces KD13.27 million profit for first 3 quarters of 2023
Jazeera Airways announced KD13.27 million in group net profit for the first nine months of 2023. Total revenues for the period were up 12.8% to KD158.9 from KD 140.8 million in 2022, while Operating Profit was at KD18.08 million.
“India is one of the most important markets in the world, and holds a significant presence of nearly 200 million Muslims. India is also a long-term partner of Saudi and is expected to become Saudi’s largest tourism source market, with over 7.5 million Indian visitors expected to visit our country by 2030. We remain committed to enabling trade to easily package and promote Saudi products to visitors, which will help us increase the distribution of Saudi’s diversified travel offerings. We look forward to deepening ties with key Indian trade partners to ensure we are creating bespoke experiences that tailor the entire Umrah journey for Indian visitors.”
Managing Director of Nusuk and CEO of the Saudi Tourism Authority