State Affairs

State Affairs
News, trends and numbers for the domestic travel and tourism market in India with a focus on individual States events and policies

Vindhyachal, Chitrakoot to get UP’s first ropeways

LUCKNOW: In a first, the state will get two ropeways in the coming Navaratra — one at Vindhyachal, the famous temple of Goddess Durga,...

Unrest in Shimla hits tourism

SHIMLA: A raft of cancellations by tourists in the wake of violence and protests in Shimla and adjacent towns following the rape and murder...

Delhi gets new minister for tourism

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kumar today changed the portfolio of his most trusted aide Manish Sisodia. The deputy Delhi CM will now also look after...

Better amenities planned at to draw tourists to Arippara

KOZHIKODE: With more focus on tourists’ safety, the Arippara ecotourism destination is all set for a total revamp of its amenities this fiscal. Kerala...

Kerala announces ₹140-cr mega project for beach development

KOZHIKODE: Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran has announced a ₹140-crore mega tourism project to develop Kozhikode beach into one of the attractive sightseeing destinations in...

Beef not banned in Goa: State minister

KOLKATA: Goa tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Sunday said tourists would get whatever dishes they want in the state, and the Centre’s notification banning...

Kerala hopes U-17 World Cup will boost tourism

KOCHI: The city has pinned a lot of hopes on the U-17 World Cup, with government agencies and the tourism sector lining up plans...

With the advent of monsoon, Jog Falls roars again

HUBLI: With the onset of the monsoon, the Jog Falls – the point at which the Sharavati drops from a height of 830 ft...
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Tourism in Puducherry to get boost

PUDUCHERRY: Puducherry Chief Minister V.Narayanasamy said that the development of tourism in Puducherry would on a par with Goa. “After Goa, Puducherry would be the...
Leather craft at the Great Indian Golchakkar

Mega craft mela in Vijayawada

VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited, the AP Tourism Authority (Board of Tourism, Culture and Heritage) and the International Institute for Inclusive...