Thursday, September 20, 2018

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

Odisha hoteliers demand e-tourist visa facility at Bhubaneswar

BHUBANESWAR: In order to boost inbound foreign tourist arrivals, the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha (HRAO), has stressed on the need for starting...

Meghalaya one of the most preferred tourist destinations in NE: Guv

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad said the state has evolved as one of the most preferred tourists destinations in the North East. The governor unfurled...

“Mumbai will usher a new wave of tourism”

DELHI: Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDCL) is transforming rapidly with Tourism 360 degree as its focus, said Aashutosh Rathod, Director of Tourism, Government of...

West Bengal to unveil revamped tourism policy by Jan-end

KOLKATA: The West Bengal government is set to unleash a new revamped tourism policy by the end of this month, a top official has...

New tourism spot on Vembanad Lake attracts crowds

KOTTAYAM: At this new tourism spot on Vembanad Lake, the journey itself will be the destination. Unlike structured tourism destinations with five-star hotel facilities, the...

Incredible India 2.0 looks at polo tourism

DELHI: With the women polo players in Manipur earning a lot of critical acclaim in the last few years, the Centre is now keen...
hop on hop off

Kerala Tourism shelves plan for hop on, hop off service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Tourism is shelving its plan for conducting hop on, hop off services for holidayers citing lack of viability “due to lack of...
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Tourism industry fumes on proposed ticket price hike for Taj Mahal

AGRA: Stakeholders in the tourism industry on Friday opposed the Archaeological Survey of India’s (ASI) proposed hike on ticket rates for both foreign and...

No facilities a drawback at Chirala beach

CHIRALA: Popularly known as ‘Mini Mumbai’, Chirala in Prakasam district receives a large number of footfalls on any ordinary day when compared to the...
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Delhi government launches common card for bus, metro rides

DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a common card for rides on public buses and the metro, terming it a big step in...