Cabinet approves MoU between India, Romania in Tourism

NEW DELHI, OCT 10: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Romania in the field of Tourism. The MoU was signed in September, 2018 during the visit of the Vice-President of India to Romania. The main objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding included expansion of bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector, exchanging information and data related to tourism, encouraging cooperation between tourism stakeholders including Hotels and Tour operators, investing in Tourism and Hospitality sectors, organizing exchange visits of Tour Operators / Media /Opinion-Makers for promotion of two-way tourism, exchanging experiences in areas of promotion, marketing, destination development and management, promoting safe and sustainable tourism, facilitating movement of tourism between the two countries etc. Pertinent to mention here that Romania is a potential tourism markets for India (India received approximately 11844 tourists from Romania in 2017). The signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Romania will be instrumental in increasing arrival from the source market.