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Hotel booking in city begins to look up
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Hotel booking in city begins to look up

September 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The hospitality sector of the city which had hit rockbottom following COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown in March, has begun to look up, with the sector slowly hitting the comeback trail. Subsequent to the phased lockdown relaxations, life in the city is slowing limping back to normalcy and so also is the hospitality sector, which…

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…

Out-of-the-box solutions required for Revival of Tourism
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Out-of-the-box solutions required for Revival of Tourism

August 6, 2020

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Green shoots of revival; it is visible to all the so-called intellects and economists  post this pandemic. But what is the reality on the ground? Yes, certain industries like pharmacy or biscuit manufacturers prospered in this pandemic but all the other manufacturers  are in doldrums. With doles being…

Restrictions on tourists withdrawn: Mysuru DC
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Restrictions on tourists withdrawn: Mysuru DC

July 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The restrictions on tourists, hotels, home stays, resorts, lodges and guest houses in H.D. Kote taluk, which was imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been withdrawn on July 24, said Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar. The DC, in a press release, has stated that as per the Government order, direction…

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…

Food Kits distributed to Tourist Guides
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Food Kits distributed to Tourist Guides

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A day after Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi issued instructions, the Tourism Department in association with KSTDC (Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation) distributed Food Kits to 45 registered Tourist Guides of the city at the premises of Hotel Mayura Hoysala on JLB Road here  this morning. Each Kit contains 10 kg of Rice and 1…

What You Need to Visit Thailand- Must Do Things (2020)
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What You Need to Visit Thailand- Must Do Things (2020)

March 12, 2020

Visiting Thailand for leisure or business is always exciting. You will be exposed to a whole new way of life, different weather, and get to enjoy authentic Asian culture, hospitality, and adventure all at once. Yes, Bangkok is as exotic and as mad as you’ve seen it depicted in western movies.  Getting access to Thailand…

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