Thursday, February 22, 2018

Religious Tourism

Religious Tourism

Sarovar Hotels eyes religious destinations

CHANDIGARHSarovar Hotels and Resorts, a leading hotel management company is all set to open three-four star hotels in temple towns like Tirupati, Rishikesh ,...

Training sessions for Haj pilgrims

MUMBAI: Yusuf Ahmed Kherada wrapped himself in a two-piece unstitched cloth called ehram while a group of people look on. Explaining the significance of ehram,...

Less potent chemicals to beused in Pooram crackers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Crackers for the Thrissur Pooram fireworks will be made without pottasium chlorite. The Pooram will be conducted with the latest security arrangements in...

Muslim men and their ‘One Month Wives’

Advocates for Muslim women's rights say that Muslim men from the Middle East and Africa are traveling to Hyderabad, India, to buy young and...

Free tent accommodation for Rath Yatra visitors

BHUBANESWAR The Tourism Department is setting up tent accommodation on trial basis to house 3,000 visitors free of cost during the ensuing Rath Yatra in...
Dhabaleswar-temple

4cr Dhabaleswar project hanging fire

CUTTACK The Rs 4-crore project for peripheral development and beautification of Dhabaleswar Temple is yet to be implemented though it was approved by the Centre...

Kerala tourism launches global art contest

DELHIKerala Tourism is conducting an online painting competition for children worldwide in memory of Edmund Thomas Clint, a prodigy who created more than 25,000...

Religious tourism fest on in Ayodhya

AYODHYA With an aim to promote religious tourism in the temple town, an event comprising 'Ayodhya Heritage Walk', 'Salvation Boat Tour' and 'Saryu Aarti' was...

Fear, slow govt response continue to deter devotees

KEDARNATH Shyam Singh, a hotel owner at Janki Chatti, barely 6km from Yamnotri is a worried man. The number of tourists he was expecting in...

Centre plans AC train for Buddhist circuit from 2015

BODH GAYA The Centre announced a slew of measures including launching an air-conditioned train in Buddhist circuit from next year and putting signboards in languages...