Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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

Summer brings cheer to Karnataka tourism

MYSURU: The hospitality sector in Mysuru has high hopes on summer, which happens to be peak season for tourists. Stakeholders in the industry are hoping...

LED illumination, telescope at Rockfort temple

TIRUCHIRAPALLI:  The Rockfort in the city was set aglow on Friday being illuminated with LED lamps. The historic structure has been provided with flood light...

Freedom Park will be developed as cultural hub

BENGALURU: The central jail-turned-protest spot, Freedom Park, will be converted into an art gallery to make it a cultural landmark in the city, Minister...

Kaup beach set to emerge as a major tourist destination

MANGALURU: Efforts are on to promote Kaup beach, located about 18 km from here, as a major tourist destination. The majestic lighthouse located on a...

Four dam sites in Karnataka to become tourism hubs

BENGALURU: Soon, the backwaters of four dams — Kabini, Gorur, Bhadra and Hidkal — will become adventure tourism hubs. The Karnataka state government has decided...

Interpretation centre opens at Abdul Wahab tomb

KURNOOL: The Abdul Wahab Khan tomb, a protected monument dating back to the 17th Century, in Kurnool town was renovated by the Archaeological Survey...

Bekal to host kite festival from May 5

KASARAGOD: The district administration will host a three-day international kite festival at the Bekal beach park at Pallikkare from May 5 to improve the...

Tourists choose peaceful Shimla over Kashmir!

SHIMLA: Tourist influx in North Indian hill town Shimla has increased after turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir. Despite temperature going above normal mark, tourists...

Maharashtra Day to be celebrated in Munich and Stuttgart

MUMBAI: The Indian Consulate in Germany will organise several events in two cities in Germany, to celebrate the Maharashtra Foundation Day on May 1,...

Tourists enjoy boat ride through rain forest

DEBTAMURA: Tourists flocked to the hill range in South Tripura district, Debtamura, to witness archaeological site of rock sculptures, panel of carved images on...

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