Destination India: Ambassador’s Interaction with Stakeholders in Tourism Sector

Destination India: Ambassador’s Interaction with Stakeholders in Tourism Sector

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As India prepares to welcome tourists from abroad after the COVID-19 induced long gap; Ambassador held consultations with stakeholders in tourism sector, to promote tourism to India from Kuwait. Tourist Visas will be open for passengers travelling on Chartered Flights from 15th October and for all travellers from 15th November 2021.

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Destination India: Ambassador’s Interaction with Stakeholders in Tourism Sector

Embassy  of   India  in   Kuwait  organized  Consultations  with Stakeholders in Tourism Sector in Kuwait on 11 October 2021.

  • Ambassador of India to Kuwait His Excellency Shri Sibi George addressed the tour operators, agents and travel planners in Kuwait and briefed them about the opening up of tourist visas to India. He highlighted the potential of India as a post-COVID-19 tourism destination for any Kuwaiti traveler seeking nature, adventure, culture or wellness destination. He invited Kuwaiti nationals to visit India. Short video documentaries on diverse tourism destinations in India, such as Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Goa and Kerala etc were presented during the event.
  • India has announced opening of tourism visa for those foreigners travelling on charter flights to India from 15 October 2021. Tourist visa for passengers travelling on other flights will also be issued beginning 15 November
  • During the year 2019, 10.93 million foreign tourists visited India, which saw a growth of 3.5% over previous year. Total international tourist arrivals during the year 2019 were 17.91 million. Once again, India is now ready to welcome tourists from all over the world, after the break induced by COVID-19 in the last year and a half.
  • The event witnessed participation of all major tour operators in
 
  
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