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’48 crore tourists visited UP in 2022 & 2023, thanks to improved law & order situation’: State Tourism Minister

Jaiveer Singh, Minister of Tourism & Culture, UP, said, “Uttar Pradesh has an immense potential for tourism, particularly spiritual tourism. Our government’s zero-tolerance policy towards crime has improved the law and order situation of the state that led to the surge of 48 crore footfalls in UP in 2022 and 2023, a number double the population of the state.”

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Philippines roadshow in Chennai a resounding success; receives positive reaction from industry

Another exciting roadshow was held in the South Indian city of Chennai by the Philippines Tourism, which received a positive response from the industry. The dedication of the Philippines Tourism to promote its destinations and culture was brough to the fore. Important industry professionals and stakeholders participated in detailed dialogue about the varied offerings of the Philippines.  Shahlimar Hofer Tamano, Undersecretary for Tourism, Regulation Coordination & Resource Generation, and the concurrent Director, Regional Office VII, commented, “The Philippines acknowledges Indian influence as a primary wellspring of tourists to our nation. We expect the Philippines to increase in terms of tourist footfall.” Fourteen entities from the Philippines took part in the Chennai roadshow. These included Ark Travel Express, bai Hotel Cebu, Department of Tourism Central Visayas, Dusit Hotels & Resorts, Gi Philippines, Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort and Spa, Okada Manila, Philippine Airlines, Plantation Bay Resort and Spa, Scoot, Shangrila, Shroff International Travel Care, The Farm at San Benito, and Uni Orient Travel.   Other than the Philippine entities who took part in the roadshow, as many as 60 Indian travel agents also participated in the Philippines roadshow in Chennai.   “Chennai holds a special place of mention in our hearts as a distinctive market. The latent potential that reverberates Chennai fills us with optimism, and we are assured that there would be a significant increase in the number of visitors from Chennai to the Philippines,” said SanJeet, Managing Director, Buzz Travel Marketing.   

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