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  • Post lockdown, tourism rebooted along Goa’s beaches — and so did litter

    Post lockdown, tourism rebooted along Goa’s beaches — and so did litter

    A recent study conducted by multiple research agencies, has outlined just how the lifting of travel restrictions and resumption of mass tourism has led to copious quantities of garbage being dumped back on to the beaches and the seas alongside, with the increased footprint of locals as well as tourists on the state's eight popular beaches post lockdown.

    March 20, 2022
  • 5 Interesting things to do in PORT BLAIR

    5 Interesting things to do in PORT BLAIR

    There are plenty of things to do in Port Blair from discovering a rich tribal culture to exploring shorelines and islands and picking up coral artefacts at Aberdeen Bazaar.

    March 14, 2022
  • 2022 to be year of Kerala Tourism: Teja

    2022 to be year of Kerala Tourism: Teja

    With the pandemic-caused international travel restrictions being lifted, Kerala is in a resurgent mode now and the recently launched products will woo travellers from both inside the country and outside, the State Tourism Director said.

    March 8, 2022
  • Raise tourism GST concerns with GOM: FAITH

    Raise tourism GST concerns with GOM: FAITH

    FAITH mentioned that since the Indian tourism, travel and hospitality industry is just starting to come out of its worst phase, this is the right time to incentivise both tourism demand and tourism supply through rationalisation of GST measures.

    February 24, 2022
  • Emerging unique travel sentiments in 2022

    Emerging unique travel sentiments in 2022

    With this shift, the new trends are likely to showcase what travel is like in a post-pandemic era and are probably here to stay for the next few years. However, it is imperative to follow all safety precautions while travelling.

    February 7, 2022
  • 7 travel predictions for 2022

    7 travel predictions for 2022

    After a long period of hybernating in isolation and co-existing with fellow human beings at a safe 6-meter distance, it is time to step out again.

    December 17, 2021
  • Tourism sector in HP witnessed 46 per cent income loss in Covid

    Tourism sector in HP witnessed 46 per cent income loss in Covid

    Since people are directly and indirectly involved in the tourism business, it is not possible to make an accurate assessment of the losses caused to the tourism industry due to the COVID pandemic.

    December 14, 2021
  • Cong, BJP spar on leasing out tourism properties to private players

    Cong, BJP spar on leasing out tourism properties to private players

    After the Question Hour on 4th day of ongoing winter session of HP Vidhan Sabha at Tapovan in Dharamshala in Kangra district, the Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri raised the issue under point of order.

    December 14, 2021
  • HP to develop lesser known tourist spots with ADB infra fund: Jai Ram

    HP to develop lesser known tourist spots with ADB infra fund: Jai Ram

    Addressing a public meeting at Chhota Bhangal in Baijnath area of Kangra district, Thakur said Barot area has immense tourism potential and if explored properly it could emerge as one of the most popular destinations for the tourists.

    December 6, 2021
  • State gearing up for digital drive to promote tourism

    State gearing up for digital drive to promote tourism

    Four blogs will come out on a monthly basis. Advertisements will also follow the campaign to draw more tourists.

    October 24, 2021
  • Bengal’s tourism industry eyes revival this Durga Puja

    Bengal’s tourism industry eyes revival this Durga Puja

    Shaukat, a travel agent from Srinagar who recently attended a travel trade fair here, said that though the numbers are yet to reach the pre-Covid era, things are fast getting back to normal with tourists flocking back to the destinations in Kashmir.

    October 11, 2021
  • 20 lakh smart meters being installed to check electric theft in J&K

    20 lakh smart meters being installed to check electric theft in J&K

    Installation of smart meters shall lead to a considerable reduction in losses due to improvement in billing and collection efficiency.

    October 6, 2021
  • Meet on acquisition of martyrs’ land

    Meet on acquisition of martyrs’ land

    Dutta-a revolutionary had partnered Bhagat Singh in the consecutive blasts on 8 April 1929 giving a boost to the country’s freedom fight movement one step further.

    August 29, 2021
  • Kashmir administration seeking revival of tourist footfall from West Bengal

    Kashmir administration seeking revival of tourist footfall from West Bengal

    Welcoming the tourists, Director Tourism informed that already more than 95% of tourism stakeholders in the valley have been vaccinated against Covid-19, and capacity building programmes have been held at various tourist destinations for stakeholders like hoteliers, ponywallas, tourist guides etc for conducting tourist business post-Covid-19 pandemic.

    August 20, 2021
  • Helicopter flights to be introduced to boost high-end tourism in J&K

    Helicopter flights to be introduced to boost high-end tourism in J&K

    The Advisor directed the Directors of Jammu and Kashmir to come up with the location details including other details for helicopter services.

    July 9, 2021
  • Goa not to open for tourism until statewide coverage of first jab

    Goa not to open for tourism until statewide coverage of first jab

    The tourism industry stakeholders in their memorandum to the Chief Minister had called for strict enforcement of protocol for entry to Goa, quarantine centres for tourists and putting off high-capacity events like electronic dance music festivals till March 2022.

    June 17, 2021
  • Top 10 offbeat beach destinations in Maharashtra

    Top 10 offbeat beach destinations in Maharashtra

    The state government's Tourism department has announced an enviable list of ten lesser-known, serene beaches in the State that tourists can explore during their visit to the mainland.

    March 8, 2021