Tag: Karnataka Tourism Department

Get set for Virtual Tour of architectural marvels
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Get set for Virtual Tour of architectural marvels

December 8, 2019

Mysuru: Travelling the world and visiting its most amazing sites is every architect’s dream. However, time and money could delay the architect from achieving that dream. As a solution, websites of some famous historical sites offer free online Virtual Tours, which one can enjoy from the comforts of homes.  Virtual tours may not be as…

Chamundi Hill, Palaces of Mysuru among top 20 tourist destinations
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Chamundi Hill, Palaces of Mysuru among top 20 tourist destinations

August 22, 2019

Bengaluru: With 20-million-odd Indian tourists travelling abroad on vacation every year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged them to visit 15 tourist destinations within the country by 2022 to give a fillip to the domestic tourism sector. He was addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 73rd Independence Day on…

Tourist Taxis: Financial aid
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Tourist Taxis: Financial aid

August 21, 2019

Mysuru: Tourism Department has invited applications from SC/ST/Backward Classes and Minorities for availing financial assistance of Rs. 3 lakh to purchase tourist taxis. The break-up will be SC-8, ST-4, Backward and Minorities-11.  Applications can be obtained from the Office of Deputy Director, Tourism Department, JLB Road, Mysuru and submit the filled forms with relevant documents…

Sudha Murty to head State Tourism Task Force
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Sudha Murty to head State Tourism Task Force

August 5, 2019

Mysuru: Philanthropist Sudha Murty of Infosys Foundation has been appointed as the Chairperson of the State Task Force for Tourism Development to be formed by the State Government, said Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Sunday.  The decision of constituting an exclusive Tourism Task Force was announced during a review meeting of the Tourism Department and…

International Travel Expo in Bengaluru from Aug.25
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International Travel Expo in Bengaluru from Aug.25

July 24, 2019

Mysuru: The Department of Tourism and Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) have jointly organised a three-day Karnataka International Travel Expo (KITE) from Aug.25 to 27 at Hotel Lalit Ashok in Bengaluru.  As a prelude to the Expo, a ‘Connect’ programme was organised at Hotel Lalitha Mahal Palace here this morning in which Tours and…

Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens
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Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens

June 6, 2019

Mysuru: The State Government that had announced grandiose plans to convert Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir into a Disneyland-type amusement park has sanctioned money to develop a stretch of the garden near the Cauvery Statue. Horticulture Dept. is developing the Garden in front of the Royal Orchid Hotel near the Cauvery Statue…

Minister promises to boost Tourism in State
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Minister promises to boost Tourism in State

October 6, 2018

Mysuru: Tourism and Sericulture Minister S.R. Mahesh assured to make all possible efforts to develop the State as second best tourist hub of the country as the State has been ranked seventh in attracting the tourists. He was speaking after inaugurating Travel log’18, a two-day National Seminar on ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation,’ organised by…

Is Tourism Department a hurdle for Film City Project?
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Is Tourism Department a hurdle for Film City Project?

January 31, 2018

Mysuru: The much touted Film City Project “Sandalwood” that is to come up at Immavu in Nanjangud taluk (Adakanahalli industrial estate) is facing hurdles as the Karnataka Tourism Department, which is in charge of the land, is keeping mum over the project. Chief Minister Siddharamaiah is very keen to see that the project is launched…

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