Hopes soar in Kerala as Centre plans wooing foreign tourists with sops

According to the data compiled by the state tourism department, the first six months of the current year saw just 15,000 foreign persons, who came mostly for business and treatment purposes.

published on : 20th September 2021

Sambalpur's heritage lovers unite against Odisha Tourism's restaurant plan in Rani Bakhri

Agitators said that the monument can be utilised to house a museum, a photography or art gallery or a library which will help people connect with the culture and heritage of the land.

published on : 16th September 2021

Kerala rolls out Caravan Tourism policy

Comprehensive, stakeholder-friendly policy promises visitors safe, customised & closest-to-nature travel experience

published on : 16th September 2021

Touts can land in jail for harassing tourists in Rajasthan

Tourism is a key industry in Rajasthan with 1.6 million foreign and 45 million domestic tourists visiting it annually in pre-Covid times.

published on : 15th September 2021

Telangana's Pochampally makes it to UN’s ‘best tourism village’ shortlist

The other two Indian villages nominated for the award are Ladhpura Khas from Madhya Pradesh and Kongthong in Meghalaya.

published on : 13th September 2021

Take cue from Telangana, join hands for Vizag Steel Plant: Andhra minister to parties

Minister for Tourism Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao said all parties should sink their differences and join the agitation to protect the steel plant.

published on : 13th September 2021

Himachal Pradesh government sets up tax to curb tourist influx to Lahaul-Spiti

Vehicles with Himachal Pradesh registration are exempted from this ‘tax’. But those coming on vehicles registered in other states will have to pay.

published on : 12th September 2021

Gujarat seaplane service set for resumption after hiatus of five months

The seaplane service connecting the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya in Gujarat’s Narmada district with Sabarmati Riverfront will resume soon.

published on : 11th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh government all set to launch mobile app by Dasara to give tourism info

Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Tourism minister Muttamsetti Srinivas said that the tourism department had suffered huge losses due to the Covid pandemic.

published on : 9th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation invites bids for Rushikonda phase-II

The State government wants to explore the full tourism potential of Rushikonda, which has been accorded blue flag certification by the Foundation of Environment Education of Denmark.

published on : 9th September 2021

The Ashok to soon turn into a multi-purpose building; to house service apartments, a mall

The Ashok, and the adjacent Hotel Samrat are among the eight India Tourism Development Corp assets listed under the National Monetisation Pipeline announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

published on : 6th September 2021

Odisha students tour heritage sites in Puri heritage walk-and-ride

Convenor of the foundation Jugabrat Kar said the programme aims to create awareness among the next generation about the pilgrim town and its existing heritage monuments.

published on : 6th September 2021

Union Minister Kishan Reddy to take up Hyderabad's Ambedkar statue issue 

Minister G Kishan Reddy assured that he would represent the issues to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and would see to the installation of Babasaheb’s statue.

published on : 6th September 2021

Do tourist boats stress out whales? Researchers find out

The researchers aim to collect samples before a whale watching boat arrives and then afterwards, then compare the two samples to determine the direct impact of that encounter on stress levels.

published on : 5th September 2021

SCs not ready to be cheated again: MRPS supremo Mandakrisha to Chief Minister KCR

MRPS leader Mandakrishna Madiga also implored Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to urgently take up the categorization of SCs with the Centre.

published on : 5th September 2021
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