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PATA Gold Awards to honour Sahapedia, India for India Heritage Walks

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The 2019 PATA Grand Award for Heritage and Culture Award will be awarded to Sahapedia, India for its ‘India Heritage Walks’. The 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Award Presentation will take place in Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan on Thursday, September 19 during PATA Travel Mart 2019. India Heritage Walks aims to make heritage and culture […]

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Filmcity in Mumbai earns Rs 7.55 cr from visitors in five years

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(PTI) Filmcity, an integrated film studio complex situated near Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Goregaon East, Mumbai operated by the Maharashtra Film, Stage and Cultural Development Corporation Limited (MFSCDCL) earned Rs 7.55 crore from visitors as entry fee and Rs 9.29 lakh fine from trespassers in last five years, according to official figures. From April […]

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Kerala Tourism to give a facelift to Vagamon hill station in Idukki

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Vagamon also known as Wagamon, hill station in Idukki is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kerala and is all set to welcome travellers with new facilities. A stone-paved walkway, renovated ticket counter and entrance, concrete benches, toilet block, resting rooms, LED lighting, waste bins and a wide parking area are the news […]

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Kerala Tourism bags three PATA Gold Awards 2019

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An ethnic restaurant at Kumarakom, launched as a women empowerment initiative under the Responsible Tourism Mission, has fetched a prestigious 2019 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award for Kerala Tourism. The state tourism board has also won two more gold for its innovative marketing campaign and the website. The award for the ethnic restaurant […]

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Kerala Tourism to revive monorail service connecting Munnar with Mattupetty

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Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Tourism, Kerala said that Kerala Tourism is planning to revive the monorail service that connects Munnar with Mattupetty. Located about 13 km from Munnar town is Mattupetty. Situated at a height of 1700 m above sea level, Mattupetty is known for its storage masonry dam and the beautiful lake, which offers […]

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Rajasthan registers 21% rise in tourist arrivals

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(PTI) Tourist arrivals in Rajasthan have surged 21% in the last three years, making it a favoured destination for both the domestic and international visitors, the state tourism department shared. Over 5.19 crore domestic and international tourists visited the state with a royal essence in 2018, an increase of nearly 90,000 visitors from 2016, it […]

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Kerala records 6.82% increase in tourist inflow in Q1 2019

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The tourist inflow to the state of Kerala has increased by an impressive 6.82% in Jan-March 2019 as compared to last year. In the first quarter of 2019, the total number of tourist arrivals (both domestic and foreign) was 46, 12,937 as compared to 43,18,406 during the same period in 2018. The domestic tourist arrival […]

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RailYatri integrates with IRCTC

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(PTI) E-ticketing website and app, RailYatri, has now been authorised by the IRCTC to continue its ticket booking services, months after the Delhi High Court termed the services “unauthorised.” The court had in April this year ruled that the businesses and operation of the website and mobile application RailYatri were unauthorised. Dismissing the writ petitions […]

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15 thematic tourist circuits identified: Prahlad Singh Patel

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(PTI) 15 thematic tourist circuits have been identified by the government for development under the Swadesh Darshan scheme, Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Tourism & Culture said in the Lok Sabha. Patel also said that two schemes are being implemented by the Ministry of Tourism for the promotion of tourism in Fatehpur Sikri […]

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Odisha Tourism showcases its offerings at FICCI’s Mumbai roadshow

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J P Panigrahi, Tourism Minister of Odisha recently led a delegation at a roadshow organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in Mumbai. The roadshow witnessed the participation of over 150 tour operators from the city, who conducted rapid B2B networking with 18 leading tour operators from Odisha who were […]

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