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Ambaari goes on second route inspection in city
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Ambaari goes on second route inspection in city

January 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The trial run or route inspection of ‘Ambaari,’ a specially-built open roof top double-decker bus to identify the potential obstacles — dangling electricity and cable wires, tree branches and LED illumination sets on procession route, electricity poles and arches — began in city this noon. This was the second route inspection of the bus. …

Clear cables from electric poles on ‘Ambaari’ bus route or face action, CESC warns
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Clear cables from electric poles on ‘Ambaari’ bus route or face action, CESC warns

January 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Having found optical fibre and dish TV cables hung zig-zag to electric poles during route inspection by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) before embarking on operation of ‘Ambaari’, a specially-built double-decker bus for open-roof tours in Mysuru, KSTDC officials have asked Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company Limited (CESC) to take steps for its removal…

Double-decker Ambaari will take tourists to Srirangapatna
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Double-decker Ambaari will take tourists to Srirangapatna

December 19, 2020

KSTDC Chairperson Shruthi unveils grand plans to promote tourism in and around Mysuru Srirangapatna: A special tourism promotion plan will be formulated to attract tourists to Srirangapatna, Mysuru and surrounding areas, said Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) Chairperson Shruthi.  Visiting Srirangapatna in ‘Ambaari’, a rooftop open double-decker bus along with a team on Thursday,…

‘Ambaari’ to make debut on Mysuru Roads from Dec. 20
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‘Ambaari’ to make debut on Mysuru Roads from Dec. 20

November 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: If everything goes well, ‘Ambaari,’ a specially-built open roof top bus for those who love open-roof tours, an initiative by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), is likely to hit Mysuru roads from Dec. 20. In fact, this double decker bus was ready for inauguration during Dasara festival, but it got postponed following the…

Golden Chariot Luxury Train to chug in January 2021
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Golden Chariot Luxury Train to chug in January 2021

October 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Golden Chariot Luxury Train is set to roll on tracks in a new avatar. Having completed 10 years of its launch by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) in 2018, the only luxury train in South India was handed over to IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited), a Government of India…

Wrapped Up !
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Wrapped Up !

October 20, 2020

Ambaari Double Decker bus lies covered and unused as Dasara illumination serial lights too low for its smooth movement Mysore/Mysuru: ‘Ambaari’ Double Decker Dasara bus ride on designated routes to cover prominent tourist spots within the city will have to wait for some more time. Reason: The LED serial lights installed across the roads are…

Double Decker tourist buses for Mysuru
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Double Decker tourist buses for Mysuru

February 24, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: In a bid to develop and promote tourism, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has decided to operate double decker bus services in Mysuru and Hampi. The buses will be launched on the lines of London’s ‘Big Bus’ model.  The first of these buses is likely to be operated in Mysuru by March-end and…

Hotels to be roped in to promote Mysuru as Yoga Capital: Pushkar
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Hotels to be roped in to promote Mysuru as Yoga Capital: Pushkar

February 24, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has chalked out elaborate plans to develop Mysuru as Yoga Capital. And for this, hotels will be roped in to have exclusive Yoga sections to introduce Yoga to foreign tourists.  Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, KSTDC Managing Director Kumar Pushkar said that hotels can dedicate a…

Tent Tourism
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Tent Tourism

June 30, 2018

Hundreds of illuminated tents to be pitched in front of Lalitha Mahal Palace this Dasara, says Tourism Minister Mysuru: The Heritage City of Mysuru will soon be counted among the most sought-after places for ‘Tent Tourism’ in India as the State Government has plans to develop such tourism in Mysuru in front of the iconic…

Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS
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Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS

June 30, 2018

Mysuru: Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has announced that the Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will be developed and he has already spoken to Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar to give a new look to the popular tourist destination. Speaking to reporters during an interaction organised by Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) at…

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