Tag: Odisha

Odisha plans to open houseboat in Chilika and Bhitarkanika

Odisha tourism is planning to start houseboat operations in Chilika Lake and Bhitarkanika National Park along with surfing in Puri. Tourism Secretary Vishal Dev informed that the Tourism Advisory Committee of the state government has recently approved a slew of activities to attract visitors to the state. “The houseboats would be run by private operators […]

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Odisha revives tourism project to promote Shamuka as an international tourism hub

The Government of Odisha announced to revive the plans of developing Shamuka, a beach located along the Bay of Bengal between Puri and Chilika Lake. A Special Tourism Area (STA) spread over an area of 920 acres located in Puri district of Odisha was identified and planned to develop into a tourism destination of international […]

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Odisha Tourism showcases its offerings as India’s best-kept secret

Tourism Minister of Odisha J P Panigrahi recently led a delegation at a roadshow organised by FICCI in Mumbai. The roadshow witnessed the participation of over 150 tour and travel operators from the city, who conducted rapid B2B networking with 18 leading tour operators from Odisha, who were a part of the delegation. Commissioner cum […]

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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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Bhubaneswar to tap tourism potential through Hockey World Cup

With the men’s Hockey World Cup scheduled in November, the state tourism department of Odisha has come up with enticing tour packages for players, delegates and visitors to increase footfall in the region and boost tourism in Bhuvaneswar. The state tourism department has been assigned to create new and affordable tour packages to be chosen […]

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Odisha plans to develop water sports to lure tourists

The state government of Odisha has identified 24 water bodies, including the Chilika lake, to promote water sports to woo tourists. “We have decided in consultation with the water resources as well as the commerce and transport departments to develop water sports facilities in these water bodies,” said tourism minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister of […]

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FICCI – Yes Bank Report decodes strategies India should adapt to encourage niche tourism products

The recent report by FICCI –Yes Bank on India Inbound Tourism: Decoding Strategies for Next Stage of Growth recommended that India should encourage the promotion of niche tourism products like medical, wellness, religious and spiritual and MICE travel. The report was presented by Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, in Jaipur. The report stretched that […]

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India’s biggest travel show network TTF opens in Bengaluru

Facilitating the travel trade to meet and market their tourism products, TTF, the biggest travel show network in India for 29 years, is all set to provide the right opportunity to the travel industry from across India to connect and conduct business under one roof. Inaugurated today, the 3-day TTF Bengaluru 2018 is being held […]

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Chennai edition of TTF, India’s biggest travel show network, concludes on a positive note

The opening event of TTF 2018 series, India’s biggest travel show network, concluded its first leg in Chennai on an optimistic note. Close to 150 exhibitors from 8 countries and 21 Indian states and union territories showcased their destinations and varied tourism products in beautifully appointed stalls and pavilions. The three-day travel show also attracted […]

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