Recommendations on infra, policies, tax for cruise tourism soon: shipping secretary

Recommendations on infra, policies, tax for cruise tourism soon: shipping secretary

Shipping secretary Rajive Kumar speaks in an interview on India’s ambitious Sagarmala programme, boosting cruise tourism and updating laws.

India is working on an ambitious Sagarmala programme to build ports along its 7,517km coast as well as a plan to operationalize 111 inland waterways.

In an interview, secretary in the ministry of shipping, Rajive Kumar, a 1981-batch Uttar Pradesh cadre Indian Administrative Service officer, talks about boosting cruise ship tourism, investment of Rs 8 trillion till 2035 under Sagarmala and updating the Inland Vessels Act to address boat mishaps. Kumar also speaks about radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology and installing scanners at 12 major ports to improve ease of doing business.

News Source: www.livemint.com

About author

TnH Global
TnH Global 4010 posts

Our platform is the most comprehensive, current and accurate content destination for tourism that also offers the opportunity to connect and network with quality buyers and sellers.

Name: TnH Global              Email: admin@tnhglobal.com

You might also like

Slider

Alila Anji celebrates 2nd Anniversary with exciting Pop-Up events

Alila Anji will launch its anniversary celebrations with a sensational pop-up dining event for media and invited guests, a collaboration with Light & Salt, Shanghai’s leading lifestyle dining concept group.

Latest

Marriott CFO to Retire on December 31, 2015

Carl Berquist, Marriott’s executive vice president and chief financial officer for the past seven years, will retire as CFO on December 31, 2015, remaining with the company as a special

Slider

Efcee Sarovar Portico Bhavnagar awarded Best Debut Hotel at Gujarat Tourism Awards 2017

In recognition of its superior hospitality, Efcee Sarovar Portico Bhavnagar has been awarded the Best Debut Hotel at the recently held Gujarat Tourism Awards 2017. Offering excellent facilities and services,

Latest

Leisure Hotels Group Unveils The Hideaway, Greater Noida

Boutique business hotel in the NCR is part of the Group’s expansion plan to open 9 hotel by 2021. Leisure Hotels Group, a prominent hospitality chain with 26 operational properties

Latest

Taiwan – World’s Friendliest Country!

Various surveys over several years have rated Taiwan as one of the friendliest countries in the world! Every traveller who has visited Taiwan insists on how welcoming the people are,

Trending

Enjoy the International Yoga Day at these scenic destinations

With so much stress and tensions in day to day life, practicing Yoga is an easy way to distress you. In fact, fitness is the new cool tool of living

Slider

Virgin Atlantic and Flybe announce new codeshare flights to Scotland

Virgin Atlantic and Flybe have extended their codeshare agreement  on flights to Scotland Virgin Atlantic flights from Delhi will seamlessly connect to Edinburgh or Aberdeenvia London Heathrow The new flights

SWISS reports CHF 194m EBIT for the third-quarter period

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has reported earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of CHF 194 million for the third quarter of 2016, a 4.0% increase on the same period last year.

Latest

Air India set to have ‘Maharaja’ class seats on international flights

Passengers on most of Air India’s international flights are all set for a new experience as the airline will soon introduce ‘Maharaja’ business class seats, variety cuisines and new uniforms

Latest

Palladium Hotel Group announces new brand- ‘BLESS Collection Hotels’

Palladium Hotel Group has revealed plans for a new hotel brand, ‘BLESS Collection Hotels’, targeted at the contemporary luxury market. The group has signed a management contract with investment groups,

Destinations

Incredible offer by Lords Hotels and Resorts

Lords Hotels and Resorts offer great deals to its guests booking from www.lordshotels.com. With each booking, you can avail up to 20% discount on stay, 15% discount on food and

Latest

StayPleasure launches exclusive short stay online booking portal Pan India

StayPleasure, India’s leading and highly reputed Short Stay online booking Portal is the one to look out for a perfect travel and short stay experience. With a huge network base

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!