North East  /  Published 25.10.20

Guwahati colour identity plea

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday suggested creation of a distinct colour identity for Guwahati so that it could leave a lasting impression on visitors and tourists who come calling ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Tour ban in West Sikkim, Lachen lifted

Entire West Sikkim was thrown open to tourists from Wednesday with the lifting of the ban on the entry of visitors imposed by a few local bodies of the district because of Covid-19 fears. The dzomsa ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Puja adds cheer to Digha tourism

The East Midnapore seaside tourist spots of Digha and Mandarmani have proved unlikely beneficiaries this Durga Puja season, contrary to the otherwise tepid lockdown-induced tourist market. Hoteliers ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

States  /  Published 16.10.20

Fillip to reopen Sikkim trek trails for tourists

Trekking has resumed in Sikkim with the far-flung Uttarey village in West Sikkim recently organising such expeditions for local people to the picturesque Phoktey Dara and the adventure tourism receive...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

World  /  Published 13.10.20

Tourist gets Machu Picchu all to himself

Jesse Katayama had planned to end a two-year journey around the world 8,000 feet above sea level at Machu Picchu, the sprawling 15th-century Inca citadel high in the Andes Mountains. Then the coronav...
By Tiffany May, Hisako Ueno in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Cultural gigs at state-run resorts to boost tourism

The state tourism department has decided to engage folk artistes and cultural troupes to entertain tourists who check into resorts and lodges run by the department across Bengal. The aim of the initi...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 10.10.20

Sikkim says hello to tourists after long gap

Scenic Sikkim welcomed tourists on Saturday after a gap of seven months after Covid-induced curbs on entry of visitors to check the spread of the infection in the tiny Himalayan state. Official data ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 10.10.20

Kashmir pins tourism hope on Bengal

Kashmir is counting on Bengal to revive tourism in the Valley, stalled since the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019. A team of officials from the directorate of tourism, Kashmir, was in Calcutt...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

Betla to open for state residents only

After more than 200 days of shutdown, the Betla National Park of the Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) may open its gates on October 15, although only for tourists within Jharkhand. The park, which used to...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.20

Swiss tourist cottages revamped

Visitors to the Darjeeling hills will soon have more reasons to cheer as the tourism department of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has revamped the Swiss cottages at Mirik, the tiny hill sta...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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