Karnataka tourist count jumps by 10 crore a year

“Though Bengaluru is a gateway to South India, we have not been able to attract foreign travellers much. While Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Goa get a huge number of travellers from foreign countries, the number of those visiting the state is still low,” said S Mahalingaiah, Director of Skyway International Travels and Secretary, Karnataka Tourism […]

Mysuru Fest and long weekend draw tourists in droves to Heritage City

According to Mysuru Palace Board Deputy Director T S Subramanya, Mysuru Palace alone saw 18,037 visitors on Friday and 22,937 visitors on Saturday. Last weekend on January 20 (Saturday), there were 10,710 visitors and on January 21 (Sunday) 12,302 visitors to the Palace. Mysuru Hotel Owners’ Association head C Narayana Gowda said, “While there are […]

Now, insurance cover for tourists visiting Bandipur, Nagarahole tiger reserves in Karnataka

News Cities Bangalore Now, insurance cover for tourists visiting Bandipur, Nagarahole tiger reserves in Karnataka Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (wildlife) Kumar Pushkar instructed the field officers of the forest department to provide insurance cover to visitors at eco-tourism sites in protected areas across Karnataka. The Karnataka forest department has started giving […]

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