India and Romania sign MoU for cooperation in the field of tourism
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Romania for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism. The MoU was signed in September 2018 during the visit of the vice-president of India to Romania.
The main objectives of the MoU are:
a) To expand bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector
b) To exchange information and data related to tourism. To encourage cooperation between tourism stakeholders including Hotels and Tour operators
c) Investment in the tourism and hospitality sectors
d) To exchange visits of tour operators /media /opinion makers for promotion of two way tourism
e) To exchange experiences in the areas of promotion, marketing, destination development and management.
f) Foster bilateral cooperation through film tourism for promoting the two countries as attractive tourism destinations and
g) To promote safe, honourable and sustainable tourism.
h) Facilitate the movement of tourism between the two countries
India and Romania have enjoyed a strong diplomatic and long economic relationship. Romania is a potential tourism market for India (India received approximately 11,844 tourists from Romania in 2017). The signing of MoU with Romania will be instrumental in increasing arrival from this source market.