West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Bus safari in Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

The safari, foresters said, will provide an additional opportunity to tourists to get to know wildlife in north Bengal. As of now, vehicle safaris are available in the Gorumara National Park in Jalpa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.11.20

Jharkhand to run Hotel Ashok

Dubbing the MoU signing ceremony as historic, state tourism secretary Pooja Singhal said, “Finally, Jharkhand is going to own the entire hotel and run it on its own to promote tourism and hospit...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

States  /  Published 24.11.20

Sikkim charts tourism projects

Sikkim chief minister P. S. Tamang (Golay) on Monday announced a slew of projects to boost tourism in the state, including a mega project for homestays that is currently being drawn up. Speaking at t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 23.11.20

No more camping in Pithoragarh grasslands

As part of efforts to preserve the Himalayan meadows, the forest department here has put a complete ban on night stay, pitching tents, and making campfires in the grasslands of the district. The numb...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Pithoragarh

Travel  /  Published 20.11.20

Raichak on Ganges turns 25 today

Twenty five years is a long time! How do you stay relevant even today when the competition is so steep with latest technology, infrastructure and so on? Two things. One part is the endowment of natur...
By Pramita Ghosh in

India  /  Published 18.11.20

Push for homestay on Odisha nature trails

The Odisha government has decided to promote homestay facilities at nature trails and eco-tourist spots in the state. Homestay facilities will be developed in remote areas untouched by the hotel netw...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.11.20

Touts nabbed at Tatanagar

In a first after the coronavirus-induced lockdown got imposed in March, two railway ticket touts were sent to Ghaghidih Central Jail on Tuesday, following their arrests from the Tatanagar Railway Stat...
By Kumud Jenamani in

India  /  Published 11.11.20

Tourist inflow rekindles hope in Sikkim

Tourism stakeholders in Sikkim are expecting a surge in tourist footfall in the coming Diwali weekend with the Himalayan state witnessing a steady flow of visitors ever since the sector reopened early...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

Call to resume elephant safaris in Dooars

The state forest department should resume elephant safaris in the Gorumara and Jaldapara national parks of north Bengal to bring in more tourists, stakeholders of the tourism industry in the Dooars sa...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Tiny hamlets now tourism focus

The Bengal tourism department has drawn up a plan to promote rural tourism in the new district of Kalimpong and promote it as a model district in rural tourism. The decision comes in the wake of home...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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