Aizawl: Recently-inducted Governor Vakkom B Purusothaman on Wednesday expressed optimism that the Mizoram government’s flagship programme New Land Use Policy (NLUP) could bring a paradigm shift to the state’s economy.

”This is not a veteran Congressman lauding a Congress government’s policy.

India stole the limelight at the World Tourism Mart 2011 here by wining two global awards — World’s Leading Destination and World’s Leading Tourist Board.

After long deliberations on the Regional Plan (RP) for four coastal talukas in Goa, the State Government has finally completed the process of land use plans pertaining to the entire State.

Everybody travels and everybody stays at hotels one time or another but travelling comes with a steep carbon as well as water footprint.

The UNEP and the OECD have a released a report titled “Climate Change and Tourism Policy in OECD Countries,” which warns that unless resource-efficient policies are developed, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the tourism industry will double over the next 25 years.

The Jharkhand industrial policy (draft) 2011 has been formulated with the basic objective of optimally utilizing the available resources in planned and systematic manner for the industrialization of the state.

A group of international hotels is collaborating on a groundbreaking initiative to standardize carbon accounting in the hospitality industry.

Siliguri, Aug.

A hotel in orbit, lunar sightseeing flights and luxury rides into the cosmos -- all are part of Russia's vision to ensure it is not left behind in the growing space tourism industry.