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After a two-year break…: Golden Chariot to chug from Mar. 14
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After a two-year break…: Golden Chariot to chug from Mar. 14

February 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: After a two-year break, luxury on wheels — The Golden Chariot — will chug again from March 14 and March 21 under two opulent packages — ‘Pride of Karnataka’ and ‘Jewels of South’. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has given a new lease of life to the train.  Popularly called ‘Palace-on-Wheels’,…

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…

‘Ambaari’ Double Decker bus ride this Dasara
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‘Ambaari’ Double Decker bus ride this Dasara

September 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With less than a month for Dasara-2020, which is being celebrated in a simple manner this year on account of COVID-19, preparations are on for ‘Ambaari’ Double Decker bus ride on designated routes to cover prominent tourist spots within the city. ‘Ambaari’ is a specially-built bus for open-roof tours, with a seating capacity of…

Dasara Ambari only during Navarathri, but this Ambaari all round the year
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Dasara Ambari only during Navarathri, but this Ambaari all round the year

March 14, 2020

KSTDC does a trial run of Double-Decker Bus in city; ‘Ambaari’ official launch after Corona scare subsides Mysore/Mysuru: Bright purple in colour, with the majestic ‘Ambari’ elephant drawn over the body, Yakshagana and other such folk art references to the State’s culture, stands tall, a Double-Decker Bus, ‘Ambaari.’  An initiative of Karnataka State Tourism Development…

‘City Pass’ to end long queues outside tourist ticket counters
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‘City Pass’ to end long queues outside tourist ticket counters

February 19, 2020

Single ticket to provide hassle-free access to different tourist destinations Mysore/Mysuru: One ticket, many tourist destinations — the concept of providing access to multiple tourist destinations in and around Mysuru using a single ticket or ‘City Pass’ — may become a reality soon and this common ticket is expected to end long queues outside ticket…

Double-decker buses in Mysuru, Hampi on cards
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Double-decker buses in Mysuru, Hampi on cards

August 31, 2019

Bengaluru: In a bid to develop and promote tourism in State, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has decided to operate double-decker bus services in Mysuru and Hampi. The service would commence from December this year and a total of six double-decker buses would be put into service in the first phase. Out of the…

KSTDC partners with KSRTC to ply ‘HOHO’
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KSTDC partners with KSRTC to ply ‘HOHO’

September 22, 2018

Mysuru: To encash extra rush of tourists during Dasara beginning Oct. 10, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) and Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) are organising Hop On and Hop Off (HOHO) service that offers visit to tourist places in the city. KSTDC officials said that the Mysuru city division of KSRTC was looking…

KSTDC ropes in models for Dasara publicity
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KSTDC ropes in models for Dasara publicity

September 20, 2018

Mysuru:  Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has taken keen interest to promote tourism, especially during Dasara celebrations by showcasing all its hotel properties in KRS, Kodagu, Mysuru and other important tourist destinations. KSTDC will also hold Road Shows which will be brought out in a brochure form apart from  publishing advertisements, said Tourism Department…

No golden run for KSTDC in Golden Chariot
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No golden run for KSTDC in Golden Chariot

July 19, 2018

Mysuru: The ‘Golden Chariot’ operated by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has been unable to reap golden benefits for KSTDC. Ever since it was launched in March 2008, it has incurred losses of over Rs. 40 crore. The Golden Chariot’s 18 coaches are fitted with modern facilities and the train has seen a gradual…

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