In this picture taken on July 24, 2016, the mountains and grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau are seen from the air in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Qinghai province.
The festival held since the 1990s lasts for around five days. It was suspended for several years following a 2010 earthquake in Yushu which killed some 2,700 people.  / AFP / NICOLAS ASFOURI        (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

India Takes A Tourism Leap To Mexico And Dubai

India and Mexico recently signed a bilateral agreement for development in sectors such as renewable energy, telecom and medical technology.

In a boost to tourism, according to sources, India and Mexico will also convene a meeting of tour operators and hoteliers in London in November this year. The two countries have decided to hold government-level meetings as a ‘joint working group’ on tourism regularly.

There are plans for conducting training programmes on Indian and Mexican cuisines.

Are ship cruises meant only for the rich? The Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, organised a cruise roadshow recently at the Taj Bengal in Calcutta to promote tourism between Dubai and India with the aim to get rid of the notion that cruise trips are meant only for the rich.

Carl Vaz, Director of Dubai Tourism, India, said, “Dubai is the number one outbound destination at the moment from India. And for Dubai, India is the number one source market.”

Pack your bags.

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