The mission of this Policy is not to remedy a panacea but to create a direction that will drive the tourism industry in Manipur and to let the dynamics of the industry to take over thereafter.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has urged the Union Department of External Affairs and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to keep to the least minimum the charges levied on the assistance given to the States.

SONARPUR, 20 JUNE: The tourism industry in the Sunderbans is likely to get a boost after works for a tiger rescue centre at Jharkhali in Basanti is completed. The spot would be more attractive to the animal lovers as a crocodile breeding centre was also constructed near the tiger rehabilitation centre.

The rescue centre would be built on the bank of Harobhaga river in the Jharkhali area.

The other day Governor Vohra spoke to a delegation of J&K Tourism Alliance that had called on him at his official residence in Srinagar. The memorandum presented by the delegation enlisted various demands aimed at improving tourism in the valley. The Governor had his ideas about the subject.

Fukushima: On a windy, chilly day near the top of a volcano known as

Till not too long ago, the Tourism Ministry was enthusiastically targeting 10 million foreign tourist arrivals for 2010, hoping for an extraordinary 100 per cent jump from the 2007-level. Even as it was faced with a reality check following the slump due to the slowdown, it did not officially revise its target.

Wellness centres such as spa, gym and beauty care centres will, henceforth, find it difficult to ignore providing quality services to their clients

This note is in response to a request from Madhya Pradesh Ecotourism Development Board (MPEDB), on envisaging the role of communities in ecotourism. Using six case studies, the possible role of communities across the spectrum of different levels of community involvement are highlighted along with their positive and negative impacts.

KOLKATA, 1 Nov: In a move that could harm both the revenue generation of the government and the prospect of tourism industry, the state forest department has issued a ban on construction of new resorts within and around one kilometre periphery of the seven wildlife sanctuaries in north Bengal.

The initiative has been taken to avoid any kind of man-animal conflict in the areas and so that the wi

This is a draft of the State Tourism Policy of Meghalaya 2010. The Meghalaya Tourism Policy, 2010 is quite exhaustive and attractive and would seek to make Meghalaya a sought-after tourist destination. The policy emphasizes participation of the community in the hospitality sector.