It could soon be easier for tourists to sample a broader taste of India.

India is a massive country and one of the most diverse in the world.

People booking holidays to Goa will often find that they only sample a taste of what is on offer in India and subsequently return the following year to a completely different region of the nation, such as Mumbai or Kolkata.

Tourism chiefs are aware that many people want to experience as much of India as possible and are aiming to improve integration between the main tourism states in India.

The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has already forged partnerships with Gujarat, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Sikkim to promote these areas and is now looking to expand the scheme.

According to the Times of India, the deals could initiate special package tours across states and open up the possibility of joint tourism packages.

The GTDC states that more than 2.5 million people visited Goa in 2010.

Written by Alex Cochrane

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