India Outbound tourism

India Outbound tourism to touch 50 million by 2020

The tourism intelligence and marketing study conducted by Stark Tourism Associates corroborates United Nations World Tourism Organization’s prediction that outbound tourism from India will touch a whopping 50 million by 2020. The study was...

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Olive turtles in Gahirmatha beach

Around 69,772 Olive turtles arrive in Odisha to lay eggs

Around 69,722 Olive Ridley sea turtles, mainly found in the warm waters of Pacific and Indian Oceans, have arrived at the Gahirmatha beach to lay eggs. An estimated 69,722 female turtles were spotted digging...

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St. Mary’s island

Karnataka tourism guidelines will be reviewed

Karnataka’s Tourism Department appears to have diluted its stand on the controversial guidelines it had drafted for music festivals and other events being organised in the State. A recent statement said the guidelines could...

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Gujarat coastline

Bio-shield project to protect Gujarat coastline

The Bio-Shield project will be first implemented between Dahej and Hazira stretch in the Gulf of Khambhat. The project was conceived 3 years back by Gujarat government and the Bio-Shield project objective is conservation...

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Konkan

New Konkan Tour Package Launched by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation

“We are glad to announce the Konkan Tour, especially for those who want to explore it in a comfortable manner. Konkan has become one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the recent...

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Konark Festival 2014

Konark Festival to start from December 1, 2014

Odisha Tourism is going to organise Konark Festival from December 1, 2014 to December 5, 2014 at open air auditorium against the backdrop of the famous Sun Temple. The festival was organised for the...

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Garden for Rituals of Puri Jagannath Temple

New Garden for Rituals of Puri Jagannath Temple

The Regional Plant Resource Centre here is set to develop a garden of 200 plant species that play a role in the day-to-day rituals of Puri Jagannath temple deities. Puri king Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb...

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Central Aid for Restoration of Tourist Spots in Andhra, Odisha

The central Govt has come to the rescue of cyclone-hit states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha for the restoration of government-run tourist facilities. The Ministry of Tourism has declared  a special financial package recently...

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Orissa High Court Notice to Government on Bhubaneswar-Puri National Highway

Orissa High Court has issued notices to the Centre and the state government asking them to file counters within 2 weeks on a PIL that alleged delay in completion of the Bhubaneswar-Puri national highway...

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Naidu reveals the facts to Attract Port City’s Tourism Potential

VISAKHAPATNAM: Unveiling a string of development plans for the Port City, chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Monday that the government would develop the city’s beaches so as to attract domestic and international...

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