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    • NEW-  Proposed Draft Recruitment Rules (RRs) of the various posts of Indian Culinary Institute- Feedback from Stakeholders  Click Here (758.18 KB) pdf Icon

    • *****- Guidelines for approval of Online Travel Aggregators (OTA).  Click Here (960.67 KB) pdf Icon

    • *****  Common national standards and guidelines for classification of Incredible India Bed & Breakfast Establishments and Incredible India homestay establishments. Click Here (591.21 KB) pdf Icon

    • ********* The e-Tourist Visa facility extended to 166 more countries. 

    • ****** "24x7 Toll-free Tourist Helpline No.: 1800-11-1363, Short Code: 1363" - Languages Supported : English, Hindi, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Chinese), Portuguese & Russian.

    •  ****** GST Facilitation Centre of Ministry of Tourism: Email- gstontourism[at]gmail[dot]com/ Call- 011- 23793846

    •  ****** Promotional Initiative for Adopt a Heritage Click for more info

The Ministry of Tourism is running a scheme under which National Tourism Awards are given to Travel Agents and Tour Operators including best Adventure Tour Operator, best Domestic Tour Operator, most Innovative Tour Operator ,Best Mice Operator, Tourist Transport Operator, best Hotels in the different categories, Outstanding performers in Publishing, etc. Awards are also given to the meritorious students of the institutes of Hotel Management and Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management.