Odisha tourism

Odisha tourism department's kite festival at Eco Retreat to revive dying culture

The festival has been organised to spread awareness on Jagannath culture of Uttarayana, revive dying culture of kite flying and promote Odisha's pristine beaches.

published on : 15th January 2020

Odisha Tourism Development Corporation introduces day-tour packages

The packages planed in association with Forest department will be available only on Saturdays and Sundays from January 11.

published on : 9th January 2020

Odisha government offers 'destination wedding package' to boost tourism

The package would be available at six Panthanivas of Gopalpur, Rambha, Konark, Puri, Chandipur and Barkul in the first phase.

published on : 22nd December 2019

Development blueprint for Odisha’s tourist destinations

A blueprint for development of major tourist destinations in the State will be prepared with focus on creation of a land bank for hotel and resort projects.

published on : 21st December 2019

7.5 lakh migratory birds congregate in Chilika

The winter chill now felt across the State, Chilika is abuzz with congregation of over 7.5 lakh migratory birds. 

published on : 20th December 2019

Citizenship Act violence: Due to cancellation of trains, tourists in Puri suffer

As many as 11 Kolkata-bound trains from Puri were cancelled and no train left from Howrah to Puri on Saturday.

published on : 16th December 2019

‘No proposal on eco-tourism projects from Odisha’

Various themes, including beaches, culture, heritage and wildlife that are unique and specific to the area were to be developed as special circuits under the scheme to attract tourists.

published on : 12th December 2019

Opposition creates ruckus in Odisha Assembly over tourism minister's 'official visit' to Hyderabad with friends

Raising the issue, leader of the Opposition in the assembly Pradipta Kumar Naik said that government funds should not be spent on friends of the Minister for entertainment.

published on : 28th November 2019

Hotel and Restaurant Association plans to boost tourism potential of Western Odisha

Members submit memorandum to Minister proposing development of tourist sites

published on : 20th September 2019

Odisha‘aah’ campaign to attract visitors

Odisha Tourism has come up with an innovative campaign to attract both domestic and overseas tourists.

published on : 18th September 2019

Office-bearers of Hotel Association of Puri booked for fund misuse 

The department had released funds to HAP from 2009 till date for organising annual Puri Beach Festival.

published on : 7th September 2019

Centre to promote Odisha tourism

Leading tour operator Benjamin Simon urged PATA to hold PATA Travel Mart (PTM), Asia Pacific’s international travel trade exhibition in Odisha.

published on : 6th September 2019

Six more Odisha road shows to woo tourists

The State is expecting a tourist footfall of 2.5 crore in next two years; 1.5 crore visitors recorded last year

published on : 6th September 2019