West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.20

Rules for homestay owners ease in Bengal

The Bengal tourism department has simplified its policy on homestay tourism to help homestay owners and others planning to come up with such ventures in Bengal. According to sources in the department...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.19

Trinamul hopes ride on tourism

Trinamul has bet on tourism, hoping the sector’s growth in the past seven-and-a-half years will power the party ahead of rivals in the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha seats.Since being elected t...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Travel fair from February 22

The fifth edition of the Bengal Travel Mart, the largest event conducted in the state to showcase tourism destinations, will commence here on February 22.Organised by the Eastern Himalaya Travel and T...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.18

Mirik cash for homestay

The Trinamul-run Mirik municipality is giving money to 300-odd families at the small hill town in Darjeeling to set up homestay facilities for tourists at their houses.L.B. Rai, the civic chairman, sa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

Registered Bengal homestays to get incentive

 In a bid to standardise the homestay sector, the West Bengal government will give an incentive of Rs 1.5 lakh each to the ones that get registered, state tourism minister Goutam Deb said in the ...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.20

Homestays as safe getaways

The state government and tourism industry stakeholders in north Bengal are planning to highlight homestays in the hills and plains to revive the tourism sector that has taken a beating in the wake of ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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