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Incredible India @ 360°
  • April 2018

India’ s unique experiences like Beaches, Bazars, Temples, Dances, Adventures, Spirituality and all are in a nut shell to users around the globe in the  form of a 360° video. Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Google india Arts and culture launched a Virtual Reality (VR) experience video on Incredible India .

While describing India as a destination of diverse experiences, Mr. K. J. Alphons,Minister of State (IC) for Tourism, said, “India is an iconic destination that offers unique experiences of climate, geography, culture, art, literature, and food” The Minister also added that Government wants to give people in India and across the world an opportunity to immerse in our country’s rich heritage. And, through the partnership with Google, it wants to engage new and global audiences and offer them immersive content in a never-before-seen manner.

Speaking during the event, Mr. K. J. Alphons added that taking virtual reality to the common man at a low/free cost will further enable an increase in the tourist footfall in Iconic monuments and other tourist destinations with a focus on Museums.

Incredible India in 360 degrees, as never seen before takes through a journey across  Hampi, Goa, Delhi and Amritsar, and to explore the places and people. Google team travelled over 12 days to capture the visuals using the best of 360-degree video capture technology, including Google’s Yi Halo camera .that make each of these iconic Indian sites incredible.

The launching function of Virtual Reality video was attended by Mrs. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, and other senior officials along with Mr. Chetan K, Director, Policy Planning and Government (Google India), and Google representatives.

 Tourism India,India's Travel Magazine,Kerala, India.




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