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Dr.Adyasha Das, Associate Professor Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Bhubaneswar, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. Of India.  Tourism is a very vast, vibrant, dynamic and growth-oriented industry, the set of all business activities which serve the needs of tourists while they visit different places by way of tourism, touring or traveling. According to the World Travel and Tourism  Council (WTTC)’s statistics, tourism generates ...

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Bhubaneswar-Ahmedabad direct flight from Sept 2


Bhubaneswar:27/7/18; Low-cost airline IndiGo is all set to launch direct flight to Ahmedabad from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar from September 2. The BPIA authorities announced the direct flight service by IndiGo on Bhubaneswar and Ahmedabad route on July 19. As per the schedule, the flight 6E-953 will depart from Ahmedabad at 8.55 am and reach ...

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Kumbh Mela to be promoted globally to attract foreign tourists


Newdelhi:23/7/18;The measures being taken by the Government to globally promote the ‘49 day Kumbh Mela’ which is to begin in January 2019, inorder to attract foreign tourists are as below: Launch of ‘Chalo Kumbh Chalo’ campaign across the country Branding and marketing campaigns for Kumbh, 2019 Advertisements at major international airports of the country to attract foreign tourists Development of ...

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14.62 million Jobs created by Tourism sector in last 4 years: Shri K. J. Alphons


Newdelhi:17/7/18;The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism Shri. K J Alphons said that the Tourism Sector alone has created 14.62 million job opportunities in the country in the last four years.  Addressing the media in New Delhi today, the Minister further elaborated that the Tourism sector provides opportunities to skilled as well as unskilled job seekers thereby providing employment to ...

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First ever ‘India Tourism Mart’ to be hosted in New Delhi from 16th to 18th September by the Ministry of Tourism


Newdelhi:9/7/18:The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, Shri. K. J. Alphons announced today that the Tourism Ministry in partnership with the  Federation of Associations in  Indian  Tourism and  Hospitality  (FAITH)  and with the support of State /UT Governments  will organize  the  ‘first ever’ India  Tourism  Mart (ITM)  from  16th  to  18th September, 2018  at  Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The objective  of  the event  ...

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Jim Corbett tiger reserve and the Rajaji National Park


With monsoon knocking at the hill state of Uttarakhand, the Jim Corbett tiger reserve and the Rajaji National Park, known for its elephant population, will be closed for tourists Thursday onward, an official said on Wednesday. All bookings for safaris have already been closed, a forest official said. The parks, which are a major draw for tourists from around the ...

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Odisha, Indonesia Share Age-Old Historical and Civilisational Links- Governor


Bhubaneswar: Odisha and Indonesia share age-old historical and civilsational links. People of Kalinga were the pioneers in Indian colonization in farther India, particularly in Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, the then Burma. Indian traders, adventurers, teachers and priests were the dominating influence in South-East Asia. Hinduism and Buddhism both spread to these regions from India and for many centuries existed there with ...

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Odisha: SZAMBM Gheraoed Collectorate Demanding implementation of the 5th Scheduled Provisions


Sundargarh: Hundreds of tribals marched in a rally on 12th Nov from Stadium and gheraoed the district collectorate demanding implementation of the 5th scheduled constitutional provision in the district. The protest rally was organised under the umbrella banner of Sundargarh Zilla Adiwasi Mulwasi Bachao Manch(SZAMBM) under which a number of community based tribal sangathans from all the blocks across the ...

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Varanaseya Utkal Samaj celebrated Boita Bandana Utsav


Varanaseya Utkal Samaj celebrated Boita Bandana Utsav Maintaining the cultural tradition of Odisha, the Odias residing in Varanasi celebrated “Boita Bandana Utsav” under the aegis of Varanaseya Utkal Samaj (VUS) on 14th November, 2016. For a very long time, VUS is spreading the Odia culture among the Odia people and beyond the Odia community living around the holy city of ...

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