Monday, December 11, 2017

Waterways and ports

Waterways and ports
seaplane

Government plans waterdromes for seaplanes

DELHI: The government will conduct a feasibility study to explore the possibility of having waterdromes for operating seaplanes, a senior official said on October...

Goa airport to offer luxury catamaran service

PANAJI: The tourists arriving at the Goa airport will be able to take an inland waterway route to reach to their destinations after alighting...
goa beach baga

NFF questions Goa port plan

PANAJI: The National Fishworkers Forum (NFF), national level body spearheading the cause of fisherfolk and coastal communities on Saturday questioned the intention of Union...

Shipping, Tourism ministries review policy draft for cruise tourism

MUMBAI: The ministries of tourism and shipping have reviewed the detailed report prepared by Bermello, Ajamil and Partners, EY and Finance for Cruise Destinations...

J&K CM for reviving water transport in Jhelum to boost tourism

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Monday stressed on introduction of inland water transport in river Jhelum to boost tourism and also provide an...

A Jhelum cruise for just Rs 25!

SRINAGAR: Owing to rising demand for Jhelum cruise, Jammu and Kashmir's tourism department on Wednesday decided to continue operation of water transport on river...
kerala

Kovalam-Kasaragod waterway to be completed by 2020

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The development of the entire Kovalam-Kollam-Kottapuram-Kasaragod waterway is expected to be completed and made navigable by 2020, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. “It...

Kochi to get a new cruise ship terminal next year

KOCHI: Kochi is going to get a new cruise ship terminal next year. The Cochin Port Trust, the government entity that manages the all-weather natural...

Cruise tourism hopes for robust growth in India

DELHI: Cruises, once considered the preserve of the rich and the famous, are gaining in popularity with Indians and the business is all set...

India eyeing 40 lakh cruise tourists in 5 years: Gadkari

MUMBAI: Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the government wanted to increase the number of cruise tourists from two lakh to...