Tag: adventure

Peru promotes adventure tourism

With an aim to promote adventure tourism, PromPeru will host small groups on different tours in the Ancash and Chachapoyas regions, over the course of the 9-10-day event. PromPeru is a member of the global Adventure Travel Trade Association organisation. “We are really following the wider changes in consumer demands, as more people look for […]

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Kerala opens the doors of Adventure Rock Hill for public

‘Adventure Rock Hill’ of Jatayu Earth’s Center – Kerala’s first BOT model ecotourism project, opened up for travellers and visitors. Located at Chadayamangalam in Kollam district of Kerala, the Jatayupara Nature Park was rechristened as Jatayu Earth’s Center. Speaking of the centre, Rajiv Anchal, Concept Designer, Chairman and Managing Director, Jatayu Earth’s Center stated, “The […]

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Generation Z dominating adventure tourism market in India: Satyajeet Rajan

The adventure tourism sector is growing at a staggering rate of over 40% year on year globally and the Indian market is driving 30% of its adventure tourism revenue from inbound tourists. As per statistics shared by Satyajeet Rajan, Director General, Ministry of Tourism, the average age of Indian travellers in this segment remains 36 […]

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Taiwan projects itself as the ideal youth destination

Taiwan, with its exotic landscape, continues to attract the new generation tourists who are willing to understand and uncover the gem that resides in its geography. Flaunting a mosaic of scenic beauty, the destination can satisfy the quest of young travellers. Young educated youth with an easy access to technology and available information find the […]

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Chile promotes Adventure Tourism potential

Chile is all set to promote its Adventure Tourism potential to about 700 delegates from all across the globe. The destination has been honing its adventure sector to connect it more deeply with $263 billion adventure travel sector market. Recently, Chile has won the bid to host the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) in 2015 […]

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MoT accepts ATOAI’s norms for adventure activities

The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) has recently accepted the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India’s (ATOAI) standard rules to carry on adventure activities. MoT will further urge the state governments to follow these basic norms while recognising adventure tour operators. “This is the first step towards coming up with minimum standards for adventure activities in […]

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Nepal plans ahead to boost mountaineering tourism

Nepal tourism witnessed an increase of 11.2% in the number of foreign trekkers visiting the controlled areas in the country,as compared to the previous year. According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation,last year, the highest number of trekkers among controlled areas was recorded in the Manaslu region in western Nepal. The number of foreign […]

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ITB Berlin 2014 kicks off with exhibitors from 189 countries

The number of international exhibitors at ITB Berlin 2014 is higher than ever before. More than two-thirds of the exhibitors showcasing their products and services in the 26 halls on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, which are fully booked up, are from abroad. Overall, 110,000 trade visitors are expected to attend. From 5 to 9 March 2014 ITB […]

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Nepal Tourism announces new regulations on adventure tourism

A new regulation by the Ministry of Tourism in Nepal has come into light which scrutinizes the increasing number of unregulated firms operating adventure tourism in the country. This is the first governmental venture to focus on adventure tourism. The regulation asks for compulsory registration of all the adventure sports/tourism such as rafting, canyoning, caving, Fun Park, […]

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TAT updates ‘Lifestyle Thailand’ app 2.0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is updating its mobile app “Lifestyle Thailand” which was released in July 2012 with a new look, latest updates from more than 300 tourism businesses, and more unique travel ideas. TAT has given a refreshing design to ‘Lifestyle Thailand’ 2.0 and updated important information regarding hotels, resorts, restaurants, tourist […]

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