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Tourism website and helpline for CWG launched

New Delhi, Sep 9 Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday launched a tourism website and a helpline for round the clock information for tourists arriving in the capital for the Commonwealth Games.

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday launched a tourism website and a helpline for round the clock information for tourists arriving in the capital for the Commonwealth Games.

The helpline and the website is a boost to tourism in the national capital, said Delhi Tourism Corporation's managing director Reena Ray.

'Using this helpline and website the tourists from India and abroad can know more about the capital and what it offers, like the variety of cuisines, shopping malls, historical monuments to offer and they can spend more time in Delhi,' Ray added.

The new designed website provides information about transport availability from various parts of the city, online booking for rooms and a huge range of entertainment options.

Ray said the delegates coming to the national capital for Oct 3-14 Games will also be provided a tourist plan.

Launching the tourism helpline, 1280, Dikshit called the number and asked the first query in Hindi on how to reach Qutub Minar. After getting the answer, she asked the operator to repeat the same in English.

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