6 theme-based microsites to promote tourism spots

News: Kerala has put forward six theme-based microsites in the official website to promote destination and tourism products. Facts: Aim: To boost tourism post COVID-19 pandemic Featured Microsites: Ayurveda Yoga Kalaripayattu (an ancient martial art indigenous to Kerala) Temples of Kerala Judaism in Kerala and  Discovering Malabar Additional Facts: Iconic Tourist Sites Initiative Nodal Ministry:… Continue reading 6 theme-based microsites to promote tourism spots

Bhutan throws up pay wall amid surge of Indian tourists

Bhutan government is planning to maintain the exclusivity of the country by putting a cap on the tourist arrivals per year. It also plans to levy a minimum fee from regional tourists from as per the recommendations of the Pay Commission.Indian,Bangladeshi and Maldivian tourists are classified as ‘regional tourists’ in Bhutan. These steps are taken… Continue reading Bhutan throws up pay wall amid surge of Indian tourists

Expert panel defers clearance to Andaman resort project

Clearance for the proposal by the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation Limited (ANIIDCL) to develop a premium an Island Resort at Lalaji Bay, Long Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has been deferred by an Expert committee of the Union Environment Ministry The project has been postponed on the grounds that the area is… Continue reading Expert panel defers clearance to Andaman resort project