Tag: Karnataka tourism

Karnataka International Travel Expo 2019 opens to a grand start

Government of Karnataka, Department of Tourism and ‘Karnataka Tourism Society’ played host to the inaugural edition of Karnataka International Travel Expo (KITE) which was held from August 25 – 27. The event saw over 400 registered buyers and media from 29 countries seeking opportunities in the Karnataka Tourism Eco-system and discovered the state of Karnataka. […]

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Karnataka Tourism eyes promoting wine tourism next year

Karnataka produces 80 lakh litres of wine every year. The state has 18 vineyards and over 15,000 grape growers. Karnataka units prepare four varieties of red and white wine. The harvesting season for grapes begins in January and the Wine Board, along with Karnataka Tourism is planning to promote Wine tourism in Vijayapura and its […]

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Karnataka constitutes Bengaluru Tourism Advisory Committee to brand Bengaluru

The Department of Tourism of the Government of Karnataka has unveiled the newly formed Bengaluru Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC) under the chairmanship of Priyank Kharge, Minister for Tourism and IT & BT. The committee will consist of the top officials in the Tourism Department and also experts from verticals such as heritage, urban, landscape, hospitality, […]

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Karnataka Tourism appoints new Director

Karnataka Tourism has appointed Dr N Manjula, IAS as its new Director. Dr Manjula had earlier held the posts of Director, Municipal Administration; District Collector, Chikkaballapur; and CEO, Zilla Panchayath, Mysuru.  

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Karnataka to implement eco-tourism policy soon

Karnataka is stepping up efforts to frame a new policy and guidelines to promote eco-tourism in its forest areas with an aim to decongest tourism hot spots, protect wildlife and attract private investments. “The new policy and guidelines will be in line with the directive of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to promote eco-tourism […]

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