To encourage the state’s aviation industry, the Andhra Pradesh government has announced to create its own civil aviation policy, without clashing with that of the Centre.
Hoping to boost an economy largely dependent on tourism, horticulture and hydropower, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his colleagues are lobbying hard with New Delhi to get central projects and schemes, particularly dealing with infrastructure and connectivity, sanctioned for the state.
Israel's Ambassador Alon Ushpiz Monday called on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in New Delhi.
Greener Pastures is an ecotourism-cum-adventure outfit, based in North-East India, which came into existence a little over a year ago. It strives to promote community and environment-benefiting tourism.
India's share in international tourism is very low and the focus is on striving hard to increase it to at least one percent, Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi said Thursday after taking charge of the ministry.
Eight countries, including the US and Britain, will take part in the Indian medical tourism conference in Hyderabad next month.
Tourism in Rajasthan's famous Ranthambore Tiger Reserve has been hit hard by the Supreme Court's July verdict banning tourism in core areas of all Indian tiger reserves, industry experts said Monday.
Kerala will have new destinations across the state that will boost its tourism sector, an official said on Wednesday.
India needs new tourist destinations and the northeast region has the potential to fulfill the role if its tourism infrastructure improves, Assam Tourism Minister Chandan Brahma said in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Thanks to her army-kid background, travel has always been an intrinsic part of Sudeepta Sanyal’s life. She learnt to explore places when quite young. Soon, she began blogging about her travel experiences, and the idea of starting her own travel company was born.