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TOLL FREE TOURIST HELPLINE

Posted on : 10-06-2017 | Back | Print

TOLL FREE TOURIST HELPLINE

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has taken a major initiative to assist foreign tourists visiting India through the introduction of a 24x7 Toll Free Multi-Lingual Tourist Help Line.

The Help Line is in 12 international languages including in Hindi and English. The service is available on the toll free numbers 1800111363 or on a short code 1363 and is operational 24x7 (365 days) offering a “multi-lingual helpdesk”.

The languages handled by the tourist helpline include Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. The objective of this helpline is to provide information relating to travel and tourism in India to the domestic and international tourists. The helpline also advises callers during times of distress, if any, while in India and alerts the concerned authorities.

This unique endeavor of the Government of India which gives the foreign tourists a sense of safety and security during their travel in India has been adjudged the winner of the Outlook Traveller Award 2017 for “Best New Tourism Initiative”.



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