National digital tourism mission on the anvil in India

Published On: Sun, Apr 24, 2022

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The Union Ministry of Tourism has proposed setting up a National Digital Tourism Mission. In this regard an inter-ministerial Task Force has been set-up to undertake consultations with the tourism industry and domain experts, define the context, mission, vision, objectives, and overall scope of the National Digital Tourism

The Task Force has prepared a draft report on proposed National Digital Tourism Mission, which inter-alia lays down domain and technology principles, standards, digital stack, governance structure and plan for implementation. The Ministry of Tourism has invited final comments from the stakeholders on draft report for setting up of National Digital Tourism Mission. The vision of National Digital Tourism Mission is to bridge the existing information gap among different stakeholders of tourism ecosystem through a digital highway. The National Digital Tourism Mission envisages achieving the objective of harnessing the full potential of digitisation in tourism sector by facilitating exchange of information and services in tourism sector spreading across national and state tourism organisations, tourism service providers, tourism destinations, products, experiences and tourists.