April 25, 2011: Several Indian states have entered into a mutual agreement to promote interstate tourism.
Gujarat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rajasthan and Karnataka for interstate tourists as well as Punjab which has large number of non-resident Indian (NRI) visitors and tourists. The agreement between the states indicates that the states would mutually market their accommodations and tourism packages. Vipul Mittra, tourism secretary, Gujarat Tourism Department, was quoted in eTurbo News as having said that the MOUs will help towards mutual promotion of tourism, showcasing each other’s cultural heritage to the tourists and facilitating inbound travel into the respective states.
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