Year End Review – 2018: Ministry of Tourism (Tourism Statistics (Foreign…
Year End Review – 2018: Ministry of Tourism
Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) [Jan–Nov] -
tourists arrived on
Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) [Jan–Oct] - Rs.
, Domestic Tourist Visits to the States/UTs was
Development of Tourism Infrastructure
Swadesh Darshan Scheme - 7 projects during 2018-19.
Integrated development of identified pilgrimage destinations under the ‘
National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive
’ (PRASHAD) Scheme.
Central Financial Assistance for infrastructure development during 2018-19 to
Cochin Port Trust and Mormugaon Port Trust.
‘ADOPT A HERITAGE’
Launched in collaboration with Min of Culture and ASI.
To provide world class facilities at the various natural/cultural heritage sites, monuments and other tourist sites.
To entrust to private/public sector companies and individuals for the development of various tourist amenities.
Sites under MoUs
Gangotri Temple & Trail to Gaumukh
Stok Kangri Trek
, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
, New Delhi
, Andhra Pradesh
, Jammu & Kashmir
(Hazara Rama Temple), Karnataka
Online Learning Management System
for creating skilled manpower to work as tourist facilitators.
to enable the youth living in remotest part to skill themselves and facilitate tourists on Pan India basis.
Launched on 27th September, 2018
To showcase India as a holistic destination, revolving around major experiences, like spirituality, heritage, adventure, culture, yoga, wellness and more.
Equipped with features to assist the traveller in each phase of their journey to India.
Legacy Vintage Hotel
To cover hotels constructed/built with materials from heritage properties/buildings (i.e. built/constructed/erected before 1950).
Such hotels will help recreate the ambience and atmosphere of the bygone era.
Indian Culinary Institute
(ICI), Noida Campus
Inaugurated on 27th April, 2018 for starting
“Indian Culinary Museum” display the rich historical and diversified culinary objects and other literature.
To institutionalise a mechanism to support efforts intended to preserve, document, promote and disseminate information about Indian Cuisine, meet the sectoral requirement of specialists specific to Indian Cuisine, as also to promote ‘Cuisine’ as a Niche Tourism product.