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 […]

MM Hills safari new addition on Mysuru’s wildlife tourism circuit

“It will be an 18-km route from Lokkanahalli. It includes PG Palya range adjoining Bailur range of Biligiri Ranganatha temple (BRT) tiger reserve. There is an elephant corridor connecting MM Hills and BRT reserve. Also, there is Vadavaradahalla check dam en route. There are 10-12 tigers and 706 elephants in MM Hills. So, 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 […]

Union Minister Ajay Bhatt interacts with tourism stakeholders of Karnataka

Union Minister of State for Tourism Ajay Bhatt asked stakeholders to make best use of facilities and schemes provided by the central government to promote tourism in the country. Published Date – 10:19 PM, Wed – 4 October 23 Union Minister of State for Tourism Ajay Bhatt asked stakeholders to make best […]

Mangaluru has potential to become tourist and economic hub, says Karnataka Speaker U T Khader

Mangaluru has potential to become tourist and economic hub, says Karnataka Speaker U T Khader  Deccan Herald Udupi: Promote tourism in the district – MLA Gurme Suresh Shetty  Daijiworld.com CM urges people to explore tourist destinations with families  The Hindu World Tourism Day: Illumination of Palace from 7.45 pm to 8.45 pm today  Star of Mysore View Full coverage […]

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