Tourism Sector

Kerala government offers interest-free loans up to Rs 10,000 to workers in tourism sector

As part of reviving the industry that employs thousands across the state, the government has set up a revolving fund with an initial corpus of Rs 10 crore.

published on : 11th October 2021

CM K Chandrasekhar Rao blasts Centre for neglecting Telangana

In a stinging attack on the Central government, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday blamed it for the neglect that tourism sector has been subjected to in the State.

published on : 5th October 2021

International expo to boost tourism sector in Karnataka hit by pandemic

The pandemic has devastated the sector that suffered a loss of Rs 25,000 crore and it will take two years to completely recover, he said while speaking at the World Tourism Day celebrations.

published on : 28th September 2021

Ban tourists in Kodagu for two months to check Covid spread: Protestors

Under the banner ‘Save Kodagu from Tourism’, a group of 32 residents from the district demand closure of the tourism sector in the district for the months of October and November. 

published on : 25th September 2021

With arrival of luxury cruise liner, hint of revival for tourism sector

“With the arrival of this luxury cruise ship, the domestic tourism sector, which has been grappling with the pandemic, is expected to revive.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Tourism sector demands financial aid for revival

The stakeholders of tourism industry are asking the government to launch aggressive campaigns to promote tourism and woo domestic tourists to the state’s destinations.

published on : 29th July 2021

Lakshadweep admin disengages 193 casual labourers in tourism sector

Due to the closure of tourist season, there has been no tourism activity in the island and the society decided to disengage 151 casual labourers as their services are not required presently.

published on : 4th July 2021

‘Tourism sector needs industry status for revival: Expert

In debt due to pandemic, it is now banking on assistance from the State government

published on : 30th June 2021

Rs 6.3 lakh crore boost with Rs 1 lakh-odd crore spend? FM's stimulus tips its hat to health too

The bottom line was that Monday's Rs 6.3 lakh crore package had little fiscal component, with much of it comprising credit guarantees and the rest involving budget allocations.

published on : 28th June 2021

Tourism sector urges Telangana government to provide relief

According to an association, more than 10 lakh people in the State who are directly or indirectly associated to the sector have been affected by the pandemic in the last 14 months

published on : 14th June 2021

Vaccination going to drive revival of tourism sector, says Union Minister Prahlad Patel

The Tourism Ministry is continuously making efforts to make data available of hotels, homestays on a unified portal, NIDHI, to benefit tourists.

published on : 9th June 2021

Travel, tourism companies take massive losses in FY 2020-21

Recently disclosed earnings data for India’s travel and hospitality service providers highlights the damage that the pandemic is wrecking on the vast sector. 

published on : 2nd June 2021