New Delhi: Ministry of Tourism, has allowed a six months relaxation or extension to all categories of Tour Operators (Inbound, Domestic, Adventure), Travel Agents and Tourist Transport Operators for their approval.
The decision was taken in view postponing of inspection work and application scrutiny due to ongoing lockdown in the country.
This relaxation is subject to the condition that the previous approval expired or the current approval expires during the period of 20th March 2020 i.e. the date of issuance of the order by the Ministry for discontinuation of inspection work by India Tourism Offices, till the continuation of lockdown and that the application for renewal was made before the expiry of current / previous approval.
The decision was conveyed to all Travel and Tourism Associations ( IATO/ADTOI/ATOAI/TAAI/TAFI/ITTA) by an email Mr. Sunil Kumar, Assistant Director (TT) Ministry of Tourism