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Karnataka Tourism stall opens at World Travel Market London
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Karnataka Tourism stall opens at World Travel Market London

November 4, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Jungle Lodges and Resorts (JLR) Chairman M. Appanna on Monday inaugurated the stall of Karnataka Tourism at the ongoing World Travel Market (WTM) in London. Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) Managing Director Vijay Sharma, IAS Officer Sindhu B. Roopesh and JLR General Manager M. Yuvaraj were present. The WTM London, the leading global…

KSTDC operates buses to prominent tourist spots
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KSTDC operates buses to prominent tourist spots

April 10, 2021

Bengaluru: The State-run KSTDC (Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation) has stepped in to  address the woes of the commuters to some extent, by operating its own fleet to some  prominent tourist destinations. KSTDC will be operating Point-to-Point  Air-conditioned bus service from Bengaluru’s Yeshwanthpur Bus Stand to destinations such as Mysuru,Tumakuru, Hassan, Shivamogga, Madikeri, Badami, Hampi-Hospet…

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…

Tourist footfall to KRS sees a drastic drop
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Tourist footfall to KRS sees a drastic drop

March 31, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With the threat of second wave of COVID-19 looming large over the State, the number of tourists visiting the famed KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, is reducing by the day, causing concern among officials, the Tourism industry and all other stakeholders. The Dam used to witness 7,000 to 10,000 visitors everyday….

Sound and Light Show on cards at Chamundi Hill
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Sound and Light Show on cards at Chamundi Hill

March 29, 2021

Tourism Minister announces Government’s plans to market Mysuru as tourism hub Green cover atop Hill to increase; Attractive gardens for Mysore Palace; Intl. standard community hall; Year-round exhibitions, entertainment Mysore/Mysuru: Continuing the momentum of announcing a slew of projects to Mysuru to build Brand Mysuru, Minister for Tourism, Environment and Ecology C.P. Yogeeshwar further announced…

Single ticket system for Mysuru tourist spots soon
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Single ticket system for Mysuru tourist spots soon

March 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: One ticket, many tourist destinations — the concept of providing access to multiple tourist destinations in and around Mysuru using a single ticket will become a reality soon and this common ticket is expected to end long queues outside ticket counters and will also help prevent fleecing of tourists at parking lots, said Minister…

Heli Tourism in Mysuru
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Heli Tourism in Mysuru

March 2, 2021

Tourism Minister C.P. Yogeeshwar on two-day whirlwind tour of city Heli Tourism planned in four tourist places: Meeting at Lalitha Mahal  Palace Hotel today at 4 pm  Six ‘Ambaari’ double-decker buses to be flagged off at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel at 5.45 pm Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government is seriously considering introduction of Heli Tourism at…

Lukewarm response from tourists for hotel bookings
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Lukewarm response from tourists for hotel bookings

October 14, 2020

By Shyam Sundar Vattam Mysore/Mysuru: COVID-19 pandemic has cast a shadow on Dasara festival which will begin in Mysuru on Oct. 17.  With hardly three days left for the formal opening of Dasara-2020, the hustle-bustle of tourists is missing this time much to the disappointment of thousands of families which are directly or indirectly dependent…

CM unveils New Tourism Policy 2020-25
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CM unveils New Tourism Policy 2020-25

September 27, 2020

Impetus to culture of Lambani and Advasi communities Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when tourism is hit hard due to COVID-19, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa unveiled ‘Karnataka Tourism Policy’ for the year 2020-25 this morning. The policy was launched today to coincide with World Tourism Day. United Nations World Tourism Organisation  has designated 2020 as the…

Tourist footfall amid COVID to Mysore Palace brings cheer
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Tourist footfall amid COVID to Mysore Palace brings cheer

September 17, 2020

10,537 tourists visit in August, 13,091 till Sept. 14; but only a handful of foreign nationals  Mysore/Mysuru: Despite many challenges surrounding inter-State travel amidst COVID contagion, the Mysore Palace has seen a big jump in tourist footfall since last month. This has brought cheers to tourism stakeholders who were worried about the sagging industry picking…

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