Tag: Sikkim

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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TTF Hyderabad promises to return as the leading travel trade show in South India, with many new features in 2019

Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) in Hyderabad concluded with an excellent response from more than 930 travel trade visitors and 900 walk-in visitors, bringing together more than 180 exhibitors from 12 countries and 19 Indian states at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC). TTF Hyderabad was inaugurated by Panyala Bhoopathi Reddy, Chairman, Telangana State Tourism […]

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My Tour Planner reports increasing travel demand to North-east

Highlights West and South India as prominent source markets Shruti Dugar | Kolkata Headquartered in Kolkata, My Tour Planner, a B2B tour operating company is witnessing how travel demand towards the North-eastern part of India is gaining momentum. With a number of developments done by the government to attract the tourist footfall to the North-east, […]

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Vacation guide to the Indian state of Sikkim

Sikkim is a state in northeast India which is bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. Part of the Himalayas, the area is known for its dramatic landscape that includes India’s highest mountain, Kangchenjunga. Source: ExpozaTravel

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Sikkim aims to attract 12 lakh tourists by 2025

The Sikkim government has set a target of attracting 12 lakh tourists to the state by 2025. “Sikkim with highest forest cover of 47% in the country is most favourite tourist destination in entire north eastern region and its tourist arrival has doubled in last ten years,” said, Pawan Kumar Chamling, Chief Minister, Sikkim. Sikkim registered […]

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India to have 14 new Greenfield airports

14 new Greenfield airports have been granted ‘in-principle’ approval by the Indian government. The airports will come up in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Puducherry and Gujarat. The Sikkim hub will become the state’s first airport. Route Dispersal Guidelines (RDG) of air transport services have been outlined, with respect to needs specific […]

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Sikkim proposes new reptile park and golf course

Sikkim is planning to develop new tourist attractions, including a reptile park and a golf course. Sikkim’s Chief Minister, Pawan Chamling, met with Minister of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma, to discuss plans for the new tourism projects. According to the Tourism Ministry, Chamling sought Dr Sharma’s co-operation in establishing a Reptile […]

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Sikkim’s first airport in Pakyong to be operational from December 2016

Sikkim’s first airport is expected to be operational from December 2016, with provision for direct connectivity to the land-locked state thereby boosting tourism. “Preparations are afoot and we are hopeful that the state will have its first airport operational from December 2016,” said Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma at the 4th International Tourism Mart Sikkim Chief […]

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India to sponsor WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market London 2015 is delighted to announce India Tourism as the sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club as it looks to promote India to the global travel industry as a safe and year-round luxury destination. In 2014, 7.7 million tourists visited India, a growth of more than 10% from just under seven […]

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New route announced through Nathu La to visit Mansarovar

From 2015, Indian pilgrims would be able to visit Kailash Mansarovar in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China through the new route of Nathu La in Sikkim, informed state Tourism department officials. The Centre and the Sikkim Government are focussing at having the first batch of pilgrims visiting Kailash Mansarovar using this new route in […]

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