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Demand for resumption of chartered flights to Goa to be taken up with Centre: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said his government will put forth before the Centre the demand of industry bodies to resume international chartered flights to the coastal state from October this year. The Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) submitted a memorandum to the […]Continue Reading

Maharashtra launches several initiatives to boost tourism

Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister, Maharashtra on August 17 launched several initiatives of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) to push tourism in the state. The projects include a new boating club, facilities for skydiving and adventure sports, tie-up with leading online travel companies to boost MTDC properties on the portals, among others. Thackeray, Continue Reading

MADC completes extension of Shirdi airport, work for night-landing facility

Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) has recently completed the extension of the Shirdi airport, from 2,500 metres to 3,200 metres. Work for the night-landing facility has also been completed. The project cost INR 41.85 crore. Shirdi, where the resting place of 19th-century spiritual figure Sai Baba is located, sees lakhs of devotees every year at […]Continue Reading

Tamil Nadu to streamline forest treks, camps to boost eco-tourism

The state forest and tourism departments are to work hand-in-hand to promote eco-tourism. While the Tamil Nadu Wilderness Experiences Corporation, functioning under the forest department, has already identified five eco-tourism spots, the tourism department is likely to look at streamlining activities such as treks and camping in forest areas. Though eco-tourism began in Continue Reading

Unexplored tourist spots being identified to revive Kerala’s tourism industry

With domestic tourism in Kerala having suffered losses of INR33,000 crore from March 2020 to December 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government has said unexplored tourist destinations are being identified to bring in more travellers for reviving the key sector. According to Tourism Minister P A Mohammed Riyas, the tourism sector has […]Continue Reading
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