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‘Foreign Tourists Inflow To NE Has Increased By 27 Percent’

SHILLONG, Oct 14: Foreign tourists’ inflow into Northeastern states has increased by over 27 per cent last year against a national growth of only 5.9 per cent, a top Union Tourism department official said here on Tuesday. “The number of foreign tourists visiting the Northeast region has increased... 

Tiny Mauritius Prospers Through Tourism

IMPHAL, May 6: Truly a paradise for the tourists, the island Nation of Mauritius, which is located in the Indian Ocean and whose size is  far more smaller than that of Manipur, has been receiving 9,33,000 tourists in a year, which is more than half of its total population. Boost with a 330 km long beach... 

Tourism Is Manipur’s Future: Haokip

Tourism Minister TN Haokip at the inauguration of the Youth Fest. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 30: The future of Manipur rests on tourism industry, asserted Tourism Minister TN Haokip while appealing to all concerned not to pose any hindrance to all activities taken up for development of tourism... 

Erabot, TN Hard Sells State’s Potential To Investors

IMPHAL, Apr 27 : Highlighting the rich potential that Manipur has to offer for various industrial sectors, Industry Minister Y Erabot and his Cabinet colleague TN Haokip, who holds the Tourism portfolio, have urged investors of the country to set up business units in the State. The focal sectors include... 

Manipur May Lose The Title- ‘Switzerland of India’

Described by Lord Irwin as the 'Switzerland of India', Manipur might very well lose the title. Manipur has been engulfed by atrocities; it seems quite odd to talk of things such as tourist and tourism industry. Yet, I am one of those people who have a passion to develop and promote tourism in Manipur... 

Anachronistic PAP

Come November 10 and a bedecked Imphal, thanks to the window dressing exercise that has been going on for the last few weeks, will roll out the red carpet for Mrs. Gandhi to inaugurate and dedicate the swanky, plush and newly constructed three all women market complexes to the womenfolk of Manipur. We... 

Special Policy Stressed To Put State On Tourist Map

IMPHAL, Sep 27: Along with a call for formulating a  special policy and chart out an action plan for the development of tourism in Manipur, World Tourism Day was observed today. ‘˜Tourism and bio-diversity‘ was the theme of the observance held under the aegis of Department of Tourism, Govt...