Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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

Heavy rains in Mumbai hit air, rail traffic

MUMBAI: Heavy rains battered India’s financial hub for the second time in weeks causing massive disruption at the country’s second busiest airport and forcing...
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Maharashtra to deploy police at selfie spots

MUMBAI: Now when you spot a scenic location while touring Maharaahtra and are excited to capture it in a selfie, be prepared to spot...

Kashmir tourism saw Rs 1,100 cr loss in a year

SRINAGAR: Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's killing on July 8 last year and subsequent unrest have cost Kashmir's hotel industry Rs 1,100 crore, reports...

Maharashtra reduces licenses for hotels, restaurants

DELHI: The Maharashtra government is reducing the number of licenses required to run hotels and restaurants in the city besides introducing a new food...

Rs 149-crore tourism resort for Anantapur

VIJAYAWADA: A luxury resort with a 3.2-km racing track and an automotive theme park will come up at Kondapalli village of Kanaganapalle mandal in...

Coracle ride at Angamoozhy a hit

PATHANAMTHITTA: The quiet-flowing Kakkattar, a tributary of the Pampa, is fast turning into an ecotourism destination. The coracle ride launched by the Seethathode grama panchayat...

Bharathapuzha banks to host art safari

PALAKKAD: Well-known artists from across the globe will get together on the banks of the Bharathapuzha for three days from September 22 to document...
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Giving a digital touch to Durga Puja

KOLKATA: Kolkata is making a ‘smart’ move as its peak tourism season opens with the Durga Puja on September 26, to be followed by...
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Goa to crackdown on beach cooking

PANAJI: Apart from proposing a ban on swimming on Goa’s beaches after sunset, a high-level meeting of tourism industry stakeholders chaired by Chief Minister...
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Homestays and rural tourism meet from Sept 15

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 800 buyers have registered for the second edition of the three-day Homestays and Rural Tourism Travel Meet 2017 that commences...