Tag: Karnataka Tourism Department

Ornate light poles beautify K.R. Circle
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Ornate light poles beautify K.R. Circle

January 6, 2022

Lamp posts designed in Madhya Pradesh at a total cost of Rs. 1 crore Mysore/Mysuru: Every evening at 6.30 pm or so, the Heritage K.R. Circle glows with elegant lights that have been installed at a cost of Rs. 1 crore. These heritage lamps that have been installed there give the Circle a new look…

Ambaari first city tour on Aug. 1 at 8.30 am
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Ambaari first city tour on Aug. 1 at 8.30 am

July 29, 2021

Two-hour journey to cover 35 places; tickets priced at Rs. 250 per person Tickets can be bought at KSTDC Office on JLB Road or booked online Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) is making preparations to launch the Ambaari specially-built open-roof bus tours in Mysuru from Aug. 1.  The much-hyped and the much-delayed…

State spells out sops for tourism sector
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State spells out sops for tourism sector

June 25, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In a major relief to the tourism and hospitality sectors that have been battered by COVID-19 and the resultant lockdown, the State Government on Thursday announced a slew of concessions and relief measures for hotels, resorts, restaurants and amusement parks, including a 50 percent reduction in property tax. In a notification to support the…

Activists stage demonstration against felling of trees for Heli-Tourism
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Activists stage demonstration against felling of trees for Heli-Tourism

April 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly opposing the Tourism Department’s plans to fell trees for building Heli-Terminal near Lalitha Mahal Palace as part of Heli-Tourism project, over 50 activists under the banner of Parisara Balaga staged a demonstration in front of Lalitha Mahal grounds this morning in protest against the felling of trees. Holding placards that carried messages on…

No Heli-Tourism Project against public opinion
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No Heli-Tourism Project against public opinion

April 14, 2021

District Minister Somashekar says he was not much aware of Tourism Department plans  Forest Department to hold public hearing on tree-felling on Apr. 23 Mysore/Mysuru: Two days after Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha launching a no-holds-barred attack on the proposed Heli-Tourism Project at the 40-acre Tourism Department land near Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel, District Minister S.T….

Heli-Tourism concept has no vision: Pratap Simha
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Heli-Tourism concept has no vision: Pratap Simha

April 12, 2021

Calls the project a publicity stunt; says no tree will be chopped near Lalitha Mahal Mysore/Mysuru: Heli-Tourism concept without a vision document is a flawed one and the much-publicised project will not be allowed in Mysuru at the cost of environment. Public opinion against the project is rising by the day and the Government will…

Online petition against Heli Tourism near Lalitha Mahal gains steam
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Online petition against Heli Tourism near Lalitha Mahal gains steam

April 4, 2021

Over 35,000 people sign within 24 hours to save trees Mysore/Mysuru: An online campaign has been launched against axing of hundreds of trees for the proposed Heli Tourism near Lalitha Mahal Palace that is  a butterfly zone.  A petition posted on www.change.org, has garnered the support of over 35,279 people from all over the world….

Karnataka-Kerala-Goa Tourism Circuit planned
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Karnataka-Kerala-Goa Tourism Circuit planned

April 2, 2021

100 Helipads across the State and Seaplane facility mooted Bengaluru: Talks will be held with Kerala and Goa Governments to form a Tourism Circuit to attract more and more tourists to Karnataka, Goa and Kerala. Memorandums would be signed and modalities would be chalked out in this regard. The Tourism Circuit idea would benefit South…

Survey to identify space for Heli Terminal begins
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Survey to identify space for Heli Terminal begins

April 1, 2021

Forest Department approval needed to cut vegetation near Lalitha Mahal Palace  Mysore/Mysuru: A survey to identify the most suitable spot for the location of a Helicopter Terminal (Heli Terminal) in Lalitha Mahal Palace Grounds began this morning to pave way for Tourism Minister C.P. Yogeeshwar’s dream project of launching Heli Tourism with adequate space for…

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