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Tourism Min to shut some overseas offices, open new one in Russia

DNDEL13220 | 12/22/2017 | Author : Amrita Madhukalya | WC :286 | India

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New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism is closing down some of its overseas offices, in an overhaul of sorts. From the 14 overseas offices that it runs across the globe, only eight will remain operational.
Currently, there are offices in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Paris, Milan, Dubai, Johannesburg, Sydney, Beijing, Singapore, and Tokyo. Of these, the ministry is planning to let go of some offices in Europe.
“There will be a restructuring of overseas offices, and instead of offices in several countries, we will function on a system of hubs, where a hub overlooks at the operation in the region,” tourism secretary Rashmi Saxena told DNA.
The functioning of overseas offices have been strai
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