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Village tourism Andhra Pradesh: Govt draws up new clusters for second phase.

The Andhra Pradesh state tourism department has now formulated new cluster to promote village tourism in the state. Sources said that they would be focusing on village Tourism in the Godavari Districts and the coastal region now with an aim to empower villagers & bring them to invest in the realm of tourism. Andhra Pradesh […]

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A heritage port-museum is coming up in Alleppey in 2019

Known as the ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey is all set to get a port-museum at its beach. The museum will showcase Alappuzha’s rich heritage and history under one roof. According to the news reports, the plan to build a port-museum in Alleppey is a part of the comprehensive initiatives to turn Alleppey into Kerala’s […]

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A 137-ft statue of Chenrezig, in Sikkim, set to blow your mind from Nov

World’s tallest statue, i.e., a 137-ft statue of Chenrezig, in Sikkim, is set to woo tourists. As per the Sikkim Government, this new pilgrimage site in Pelling will feature the world’s tallest statue at an elevation of 7200 m. Sikkim, apart from its picturesque beauty, now adds another feather to its cap with this statue […]

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Foreign tourists can now visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands without any restrictions

Government has allowed foreign tourists to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands without any restrictions. In this regard, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has modified its earlier order which made it mandatory for foreign tourists to register with Foreigners Registration Officer within 24 hours of their arrival. The step was taken on suggestion made by […]

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Sarovar Hotels opens Sairafort Sarovar Portico in Jaisalmer

Sarovar Hotels expands its footprint in Rajasthan, with the opening of Sairafort Sarovar Portico, Jaisalmer. The property offers 53 deluxe rooms and six suites, all equipped with state-of–the-art amenities and comfort. The other facilities offered are spa, gym, nosh- all day dining, suroor- the bar, conference and meeting rooms, swimming pool and a kids’ zone. […]

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New Airport in Sikkim

On September 24, 2018 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sikkim’s first and India’s 100th airport in Pakyong. The state-of-the-art airport is Northeast India’s first greenfield airstrip, which means it was constructed from undeveloped/empty fields from the scratch. Nestled among the clouds at 4,500 ft above the ground level, with a breathtaking view of the scenic […]

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Indian Railway plans aircraft-like pressurised coaches for world’s highest railway track in Leh

The Indian Railways plans to use aircraft-like pressurised coaches in its trains for the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line along the India-China border, which will be the world’s highest rail track, so that passengers do not have breathing difficulties on board. Aircraft cabins are pressurised because the air is very thin at the altitude planes fly. To prevent […]

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Foreigners seeking Indian visas must reveal all criminal records now

Foreign nationals applying for Indian visas will now have to declare their criminal records as part of the new visa format approved by the Government to check child sexual abuse and a range of other crimes by travellers. The move follows a specific request from Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi made to Sushma […]

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India witnesses 6.17% increase in tourists from the USA

The Ministry of Tourism has stated that the Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India from the USA during 2017 have registered a positive growth of 6.17 per cent over 2016. Since 2010, the number of FTAs from the USA in India has never declined. However, it has been observed from the report of National Travel […]

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Tata retains Delhi’s Taj Mansingh Hotel

Tata Group’s Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has retained the iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel after an auction conducted by New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC). “The lease for the property will be granted to the group for 33 years at double the license fees. IHCL will pay a license fee of Rs 7.03 crore per month […]

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