Tag: Karnataka Tourism

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…

Bike rally to promote tourism arrives in city from Bengaluru
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Bike rally to promote tourism arrives in city from Bengaluru

September 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Twelve members of ‘Karnataka Tourism Forum’ arrived in city this morning on 12 motorcycles as part of ‘Rally to Revive Tourism’ campaign. The rally that was flagged off from UB City in Bengaluru arrived in Mysuru around 12:30 pm. It is being organised in association with Mysore Travel Association (MTA). The team is led…

Tourism industry in a wait-and-watch mode
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Tourism industry in a wait-and-watch mode

May 28, 2020

Stakeholders in Mysuru give thrust to local travel to build confidence Bengaluru: Tourism industry in Karnataka and Mysuru that has earned global recognition is staring at the reality of having to live with the Coronavirus. With hundreds of tourist spots and being the bellwether for Indian tourism, all eyes are focussed on how the State…

Coronavirus scare hits city tourism
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Coronavirus scare hits city tourism

March 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: March-April is a peak time for Indians and foreigners to make travel plans. It is Spring in the northern hemisphere with a pleasant weather in many countries. In a few days, exams will also be over and schools will break for holidays. For the travel and tourism industry, the coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak couldn’t…

CM promises more budgetary allocations to tourism sector
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CM promises more budgetary allocations to tourism sector

December 19, 2019

Government committed to take Karnataka to fifth position in India’s tourism, says Yediyurappa  Bengaluru: The State Government is committed to take Karnataka to the fifth place in the Nation’s tourism sector as Karnataka is privileged to have innumerable and exquisite tourist destinations, said Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.  He was speaking after inaugurating a workshop on…

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…

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