New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism yesterday launched a new mobile application that will give domestic and international travellers access to government-recognised tourism service providers and details about places of interest on the go.
Developed by the National Informatics Centre, the ‘Incredible India App’ will allow the details to be shared on the tourist’s mobile phone or phone-based device depending on his or her current location in the country, the ministry said.
It will give them access to information about government-recognised tourism service providers — approved inbound operators, adventure tour operators, domestic tour operators, transport operators, travel agents, regional level guides and hotels available in respective cities.
“This mobile application has been developed as part of the initiative of the new government in taking important and positive decisions, especially those affecting the general public, since taking charge. The application demonstrates the Ministry of Tourism’s commitment to the use of technology for service delivery,” Tourism Secretary Parvez Dewan said at the launch of the application.
Tourists can also get details for any other city they plan to travel to in future. The application is available for Android devices on the Google Play store and for will be made available on the Apple App store in the coming week.