The Gujarat Tourism Department is all set to organise travel fairs in the cities of Ahmedabad and Surat, to boost tourism in the state, reports The Times of India.
Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah emphasized the need to develop Kargil, the second most important town in Ladakh, as a tourism and sports destination.
As part of the Kerala government's attempts to boost tourism in the state, 218 'virgin tourist destinations' have been uncovered, in the Idukki and Kottayam districts, reports Asian Age. Kottayam Baburaj, who developed the very first encyclopedia on the locales of Kerala, is helping the tourism department in locating new destinations.
Goa will no longer be just about its beaches, reports Zee News India. The Goa government is planning to develop the lesser-known waterfalls in the state as tourist destinations, to counter the declining number of tourists in the monsoon months owing to a fear of the sea getting rough.
Tourists visiting prominent Maharashtra hill stations, pilgrim centres and heritage sites can look forward to a 'cool' summer this year with the state's electricity distribution company promising no cuts from May 2, an official stated.