Tag: Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tourism launched ‘Stranded in India’ portal to help foreign tourists stuck in India

The Ministry of Tourism has launched a portal ‘Stranded in India’ as a support network to help foreign tourists who are stuck in various parts of India. Its web address is strandedinindia.com. The portal consists of information around Covid-19 helpline numbers and call centres that foreign tourists can reach out for help, information around Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) control centers along with their contact information and information around state-based/regional tourism support infrastructure. The COVID-19 helpline number for foreign tourists stuck in India is +91-11-23978046 or 1075.

Madhya Pradesh to host “Namaste Orchha”festival 2020 in Orchha

Madhya Pradesh (MP) Tourism Department is going to organize a 3-day Cultural Festival ‘Namaste Orchha 2020’ in Orchha from March 6 – March 8 ,2020 with the aim to promote MP Tourism through Orchha &especially to attract tourists. Key Points: Orchha is a town in Bundelkhand region,won the award for the best heritage city for 2017-18 at the National Tourism Awards 2017-18 and is already on the shortlist for UNESCO(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Sites. It is also famous for its unique Ram Raja Temple, built in honour of Lord Ram besides numerous monuments and royal palaces.