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Tourism Ministry launches site to help stranded foreign tourists


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Extending support to foreign tourists stranded in India, the Ministry of Tourism has launched a portal to disseminate information regarding services that can be availed by them in the country.
The portal titled Stranded in India' aims to act as a support network for foreign tourists stuck in various parts of the country, the Tourism ministry said in a statement.
The entire world is facing a truly unprecedented situation arising out of coronavirus and it isa constant endeavour to ensure the wellbeing of tourists, especially the ones that travel from foreign countries, it said.
"The portalstrandedinindia.comconsists of comprehensive information on COVID-19 helpline numbers or call-centres that the foreign tourists can reach out to for help, the statement said.
It also has information on the Ministry of External Affairs control centers along with their contact information and information around state-based/regional tourism support infrastructure.
It also has a help and support section to extend help to the ones in need of further information and connect foreign tourists to authorities concerned.
The website will be featured on the Tourism Website and prominent Ministry of Tourism channels, it said.

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First Published: Mar 31 2020 | 2:12 PM IST

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