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Tourism agenda skips Charminar


Hyderabad : Andhra Pradesh seems to have missed a golden opportunity to showcase its iconic heritage sites like the Charminar and Qutub Shahi tombs before foreign delegates likely to attend a three-d

Tourism projects fail to take off

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Vijayawada: Several tourism projects are pending in the city due to lack of initiative from the elected representatives.
The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation has failed to take up the p

Ecology needs to be protected: Speaker


Nellore: Speaker of AP Assembly, Nadendla Manohar has assured to take all the  steps necessary to develop tourism potential in and around Nelapattu Bird’s Sanctuary and  Pulicat Lake. 
He was address

Boat rides make waves in backwaters once again

Passenger traffic on the boat services being operated from Ernakulam Jetty to destinations like Fort Kochi and Mattancherry has been witnessing a sharp increase lately, with State Water Transport Auth

Infra boost for 7 tourism clusters

In an effort to lure more foreign tourists to Tamil Nadu with traditional rural cuisine and rural attractions, the Tamil Nadu government has taken up infrastructure works in the seven rural tourism cl

Travel Mart ends with a vow to keep tourist destinations clean


The 7th edition of Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) came to a close on Sunday with a resolution to make nine important tourist destinations in the state clean in a year. It also identified hartals as the bane

Domestic tourism goes up in spite of inflation

Rupee depreciation as well as escalating airfares and hotel room rents are not deterring the Indian travellers from holidaying.

Domestic travel trips have gone up by nearly 84 per cent over the firs

Kerala raises tour pitch


The Kerala Travel Mart got off to a vibrant start here on Thursday as the seventh edition of the bi-annual event saw an increasing participation of over 2,000 delegates from across 48 countries.


Tourism gears up to pep up economy


Picture this: The travel and tourism sector is estimated to create 78 jobs per million rupees of investment, against 45 jobs in the manufacturing sector for similar investment.

Along with constructi

Delegates from 48 countries to attend KTM

As many as 500 delegates from 48 countries will take part in the four-day biennial Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), the biggest buyer-seller meet in the country’s tourism sector beginning here on Thursday.

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