India’s Ministry of Tourism has launched the 24×7 Toll-Free Multi-Lingual Tourist Helpline in 12 International languages including Hindi & English.
This service is available on the toll-free number 1800111363 or on a short code 1363 and operational 24×7 (365 days in a year) offering a “Multi-lingual helpdesk”.
The languages handled by the Tourist Helpline include ten International languages namely Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
The objective of this multi-lingual helpline is to provide information relating to travel and tourism in India to domestic and international tourists.
The helpline also advises callers during the times of distress, if any, while travelling in India and alerts the concerned authorities, if required.
This is a unique endeavour by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India which gives the foreign tourists a sense of safety and security during their travel in India.
This post was originally published on 13 June 2017 and the content may be outdated.