Sunday, September 24, 2017

Offbeat Tourism

Offbeat Tourism

Efforts on to boost hydel tourism: Kerala minister

IDUKKI: More amenities will be provided at hydel tourism centres to attract tourists, Electricity Minister M.M. Mani has said. Inaugurating the construction of an eco-log...

Chhattisgarh pushes tribal circuits

RAIPUR: The Chhattisgarh Government has so far spent around Rs 20.19 crore in developing the Tribal Tourism Circuit in the State. The work for the...
Bunches of spring flowers, here at the Garden of Five Senses, Delhi

3-day garden fest sees 30,000 footfalls

The three-day long 30th Garden Tourism Festival, at the ‘Garden of Five Senses’ here, which attracted over thirty thousand people concluded on February 19. The...
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Weed tourism: US states to light up legally

NEW YORK: As well as voting in the presidential election earlier this week, some Americans also had their say on whether marijuana should be...

‘Rural Olympics’ set to impress visitors

LUDHIANA: Come February 17 and all roads will lead to the quaint village of Kila Raipur, the host of Kila Raipur Sports Festival popularly...

NRIs bet on Ludhiana vets!

LUDHIANA: The veterinary surgery department of state-owned Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, has been treating its very special patient...

This is the world’s tallest sandcastle

PURI: Renowned for his exquisite sand creations, artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, has done the nation proud by entering his name in the coveted Guinness Book...

An igloo hotel, right here in India!

MANALI: If you ever dreamed of staying in an igloo just like an eskimo, you don’t have to go all the way to another...
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Lake tourism emerging in T’puram

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A backwater tourism circuit linking the brackish water Kadinamkulam lake, the biggest inland waterbody of the capital district, Anchuthengu and Akathumuri lakes, Anjengo...

Operators cash in on ‘election tourism’

AHMEDABAD: Foreign tourists visiting India this spring will have an added attraction; 'poll tourism'. Gujarat-based Akshar Travels, which has tied up with almost 100 tour...