West Bengal Tourism
West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

More cottages at birders’ hub

Mamata Banerjee will on Thursday virtually inaugurate from Calcutta more cottages at tourism complex Bhorer Alo in Jalpaiguri’s Gajoldoba, which means rooms for those looking forward to a getawa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Jalpaiguri district's religious tourism plan mooted

The Jalpaiguri district administration has prepared a comprehensive report of prospective circuits of religious tourism that can be introduced in the district and sent it to the state tourism departme...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Tourism's cry to junk entry rule

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal have threatened to launch a movement against alleged highhandedness of the Sikkim government over the entry of hundreds of youths who serve in diff...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Dooars forests now open to tourists

The state government has decided to throw open the gates of reserve forests to tourists from Friday, causing tourism stakeholders of the Dooars to breathe a sigh of relief. Rajendra Jhakar, chief con...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Dooars parks open, not forests

The state government’s decision to keep tourists away from reserve forests have put tourism stakeholders of the Dooars in a fix at a time booking enquiries for the Puja holidays have flooded hot...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

Jalpaiguri to promote religious tourism

Jalpaiguri District Tourism Development Committee has decided to improve infrastructure of religious places across the district to promote religious tourism. “I have instructed the tourism deve...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

Tourist dead, 10 hurt in collisions in Digha

A tourist from Sodepur died and at least 10 persons suffered injuries in two separate accidents that took place amid heavy showers in East Midnapore’s Digha and adjoining areas. Around 11pm on ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.21

Eco-friendly wheels for tourists in Bengal

The state tourism department will introduce two eco-friendly, battery-run electric vehicles for tourists at “Bhorer Alo”, the mega tourism hub that is the initiative of the state governmen...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.21

IRCTC trains to Goa for NE tourists

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited will run a special train to Goa for tourists from the Northeast and north Bengal. The train will leave Agartala on September 30 for the Vib...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

Lives of others: Bengal tourism on ground Zero

THIS IS NOT A LUXURY TOUR. The warning in capital letters appears halfway down an online brochure on a much-coveted tour of Bengal. Abdul Nazar, a young Malayali who lives in Chakla in North 24-Pargan...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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