National Conference of Tourism Ministers

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  1. The National Conference of Tourism Ministers organized by the Union Ministry of Tourism was concluded successfully in New Delhi.
  2. The conference was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Tourism and was attended by State Tourism Ministers of States and Union Territories (UTs). 
  3. The conference was aimed at deliberation on various issues related to development and promotion of Tourism.
  4. During the conference,the tourism minister has launched the Hindi version of the new Incredible India portal at the conference.He also announced that the Arabic, Chinese and Spanish versions of the new Incredible India website will be launched in September,2019.
  5. Incredible India is the name of an international tourism campaign started by the Government of India since 2002 to promote tourism in India.
  6. Further,the Tourism Minister also launched the Incredible India Tourist Facilitator Certification(IITFC) portal during the conference. 
  7. IITFC Programme is a digital initiative of the Ministry of Tourism.It is an online programme where one can learn about tourism at their own time, space,path and pace.
  8. The successful completion of this programme would enable the learner to become a Certified Tourist Facilitator of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.