By TC News Desk
Agartala, August 10, 2022: Tourism minister Pranajit Singha Roy inaugurated the newly developed online booking portal of Tripura Tourism at the premises of Geetanjali Tourism Guest House here in presence of MD of TTDCL Tarit Kanti Chakma and NIC Director .
Speaking to media persons, Singha Roy said “The online booking system has been newly designed with a cost of Rs 4 lakh. To attract the tourist footfalls in Tripura and easy access of people to book hotels, this website has been designed in a complete new way.”
“Despite of facing loss due to COVID-19 pandemic for almost 2.5 years, the government of Tripura is trying to develop the state in every possible way. After the celebration of Independence Day, the log huts in different eco-parks and tourism destinations would be opened for the people”, he added.
In a press communique, TTDCL informed “Tripura Tourism Development Corporation Ltd had started online booking of Tourist Lodges / Yatri Niwas/ Pantha Niwas in the financial year of 2010-11. The software was developed by National Informatics Centre, State Agartala Unit. Now to cater to tourists needs, it was necessary to make a user friendly, innovative, attractive and eye-catching booking page for the visitors. The Initiative of the re-development of this booking portal was taken around 04 (four) months back and now it is ready for inauguration. This newly developed online booking page will help the visiting tourists in booking particular tourist lodges under TTDCL from their mobile phone or through computer.”
“Tripura Tourism has also taken initiative to develop one mobile application for booking and revamping of Tripura Tourism website. Tripura Tourism has also sent a proposal to Ministry of Tourism, Government of India for an amount of Rs. 50.00 lakhs in IT Infrastructure Development in Tourism sector and it is at the final stage of sanction”.
MD said “Tripura Tourism is also looking for digital marketing through Social Media. I am happy to announce that Tripura Tourism stands 1 in Instagram, 3rd in Facebook and 3rd in Twitter among the North Eastern states of India. I am also glad to announce that we have on boarded 09 fairs & festivals and 01 live darshan (Mata Tripura sundari Temple puja) for online viewing for outside Tourists through UTSAV portal which is under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.”