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One ticket, many tourist places from this Dasara?
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One ticket, many tourist places from this Dasara?

July 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: One ticket, many tourist destinations — the concept of providing access to multiple tourist destinations in and around Mysuru using a single ticket — is likely to become a reality this Dasara as the district officials have been asked to make necessary preparations. At the tourism development meeting held at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office…

Tourists teeming in Mysuru, Kodagu
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Tourists teeming in Mysuru, Kodagu

April 15, 2022

Hospitality sector stakeholders elated as hotels see 100 percent occupancy Mysuru: Long weekend, summer vacation for schools, a pandemic-fear-free surroundings and safety guaranteed by vaccines — all these have contributed to the tourist rush in Mysuru and Kodagu. Though there are reports about the imminent fourth wave, thousands of tourists have preferred travelling to being…

Tourists with prior bookings can travel
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Tourists with prior bookings can travel

January 9, 2022

Bengaluru: The State Government on Friday has clarified that tourists who have already booked their stay in hotels and resorts can travel during weekend curfew period. According to the clarification issued by Pankaj Kumar Pandey, Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department, “Tourists booked for weekends with valid stay vouchers are permitted to travel in their…

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…

Kodagu resorts, home stays grapple with tourist boom
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Kodagu resorts, home stays grapple with tourist boom

January 1, 2021

Severe shortage of staff forces them not to accept full bookings  Post-lockdown, workers find coffee picking, masonry more profitable Kushalnagar: Since the last five to six days there has been a tourist boom in the hilly district of Kodagu but the hotels, resorts and home stay industry is finding it extremely difficult to handle tourist…

Tourists head towards Kodagu for year end holiday
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Tourists head towards Kodagu for year end holiday

December 26, 2020

Heavy rush at Dubare, Nisargadhama Hotels, resorts report full occupancy Kushalnagar: Craving for a break and a year-end trip, several tourists from Mysuru and Bengaluru are heading towards Kodagu to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Hotels and resorts have reported full occupancy while tourist destinations are seeing heavy footfalls — the first after the emergence…

‘Swachh Bharat’ lesson!
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‘Swachh Bharat’ lesson!

October 31, 2020

Alert ex-GP President in Kodagu makes Mysuru youths return to Madikeri to pick up their trash  Thanks the tourists for responding positively Madikeri: A vigilant Kodava has made the entire Kodagu District proud by making a group of tourists from Mysuru, who had thrown garbage on roadside, to come back and pick it up. His…

Mysuru Zoo records more footfall than Palace during Dasara
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Mysuru Zoo records more footfall than Palace during Dasara

October 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: While around 20,000 people visited Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), hardly 9,516 tourists visited the Mysore Palace during this year’s scaled down Dasara festivities. The number of visitors to the Palace has been less due to its closure in connection with Sharannavarathri celebrations by royal family inside the Palace.  According to statistics released…

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…

‘Tourists’ from Iran steal Rs.1.26 lakh from city car showroom
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‘Tourists’ from Iran steal Rs.1.26 lakh from city car showroom

February 28, 2020

Showroom accountant’s attention diverted to commit crime Mysuru/Mysore: Two persons, who had stolen Rs. 1.26 lakh from Mandovi Motors True Value showroom on Hunsur Road have been arrested in Bengaluru.  The theft was committed after diverting the attention of the showroom accountant on Jan. 31. The accused are Syed Rostami and Saber Hussain. They are…

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