India  /  Published 17.02.21

Maha Cabinet approves caravan tourism policy

Against the backdrop of Covid-19 and need for safe travel, the Maharashtra Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new 'caravan tourism' policy that seeks to provide incentives to tour operators and a...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.21

Protest against cultural fest at palace

Around 500 supporters of a pro-Trinamul Congress faction in the Greater Cooch Behar People’s Association (GCPA) held a demonstration in front of the royal palace of Cooch Behar on Saturday, dema...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.21

Bird-watch, jungle trails for tourists

The state tourism department in association with industry stakeholders and NGOs has drawn up a plan to work together and promote new attractions and activities in north Bengal to attract more tourists...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

Boost for tourism, tea and education

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced financial incentives for tea and tourism sectors, which are the major employment generators in north Bengal, and reached out to different communities in the re...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 05.02.21

India’s first riverine district gets heliport

Assam on Thursday got its first heliport at Majuli, India’s first riverine district. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who represents Majuli constituency in the state Assembly, inaugurated the...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.21

State to host Eco-Retreat in March

Jharkhand will host its maiden “Eco-Retreat” festival next month and one of the venues will be the scenic Chandil dam in Seraikela-Kharswan district. State tourism director A. Dodde along...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 01.02.21

Tourism sector unhappy with budget

The budgetary allocation for the ministry of tourism has been slashed from Rs 2,500 crore in 2020-21 to Rs 2026.77 crore this year, in a blow to the tourism industry which is reeling from huge losses ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.01.21

Locals boost Kaziranga footfall

The park had seen a record number of visitors (1,88,376) and revenue generation (Rs 5.60 crore) in 2017 but it has been consistently clocking over 1.7 lakh visitors and revenue close to Rs 5 crore sin...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.21

Tourism carnival boon for returnees

According to sources, the carnival had started on January 14 and continued till January 24 across different locations such as Rajabhatkhawa in the Dooars, Bungkulung, 12th Mile, Lolegaon, Takdah, Rimb...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

States  /  Published 19.01.21

2022 ‘Visit Sikkim’ year

Sikkim chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) on Monday said his government would promote 2022 as “Visit Sikkim” year to revive the tourism industry ailing under the impact of the Covid-19 pan...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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