Monday, October 18, 2021

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

In Goa, it will rain festivals this monsoon

  PANAJI:  During the monsoon, Goa turns a million shades of green. But the rainy months are traditionally ‘off-season’ for the coastal state, when the...

Shimla faces water scarcity, tourism threatened

Shimla hotels as well as guests have to fork out handsome amounts for every bucket they need SHIMLA:   Once a favourite summer retreat of...
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ADA proposes hike in Taj Mahal entry fee

This comes weeks after the ASI announced a steep hike in ticket cost DELHI:   Entry fee to World Heritage Monument Taj Mahal is likely...

AP approves policy to lease Gov’t land for tourism

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Government today approved a new policy for leasing Government land for tourism development activities. The state Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister N Chandrababu...

Karnataka sanctions ₹13 cr to develop 5 beaches

The tourism department will develop five beaches in Dakshina Kannada district MANGALORE:  The Karnataka tourism department would sanction Rs 13 crore to develop five beaches in...
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Water shortage, jaundice derail tourism in Shimla

Visitors are fighting shy of visiting the hill state SHIMLA:    With the sweltering heat in the nearby plains of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi, the...
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Uncertainty on rate hikes to enter Agra monuments

The new rates were announced last November AGRA:  Uncertainty continues to baffle tour operators on the hiking of entrance ticket rates for various Mughal monuments...
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Foreign tourists exit shrinks Goa tourist season

The tourist season in Goa appears to have been curtailed by a month PANAJI:   The tourist season in Goa appears to have been curtailed...
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Lucknow bungalow restored, to be heritage hotel

It is to be the first heritage boutique hotel in Lucknow LUCKNOW:   The next time you visit the city of Nawabs, while taking in...

Delhi, Mumbai get most e-tourist visa travellers

Goa rank third among airports getting tourists with e-tourist visas PANAJI:   Goa ranks third in the list of Indian states who have attracted foreign travellers...