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ECO-TOURISM NEWS

Giving wanderlust its due: There is a need for tourism analysts to hold planners accountable

September 12, 2022 9:25 am

Hugh Gantzer and Colleen Gantzer write: Ill-informed politicians pander to their whims, construct elaborate tourism “attractions” to boost their over-inflated egos. Their bluffs need to be called.

Tourism push: Govt sets the ball rolling for Eco-Tourism Development Board

August 17, 2022 4:00 am

The eco-tourism executive committee will be headed by Chief Secretary and Member Secretary (ex-officio), Additional Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/Secretary, Tourism (for wildlife protected areas and forest areas) and Member Secretary Director General Tourism.

Meteor showers on the menu: Why hills are drawing more astro tourists 'post Covid'

June 26, 2022 6:13 pm

Astro observatories are treating travellers to rare glimpses of solar eclipses, meteor showers, moon craters, binary stars and many other celestial events

With tourism on road to recovery, Telangana pins hopes on ecotourism, caravans and heritage sites

June 21, 2022 6:38 pm

With number of foreign tourists arriving in Telangana falling, state plans to woo domestic travellers looking to travel in groups

Avoid planning stays in Pangong Lake area without prior booking: Ladakh admin to tourists

June 18, 2022 3:28 pm

To avoid inconvenience, the advisory asked the visitors to book a taxi/conveyance in advance through registered travel agents and tour operators.

Boat library for children in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Forest

June 15, 2022 2:36 pm

The library housed in a stationary boat at Dangamal, the gateway to the forest, threw open its doors on June 5, the World Environment Day, this year.

Erecting temporary structures in forests for ecotourism no longer a non-forestry activity

November 01, 2021 6:55 pm

The Ministry of Environment and Forests has amended the Forest Conservation Act so that setting up non-permanent facilities in forest areas by the government shall not be considered a non-forestry activity

Yellowstone National Park sets tourism record for May

June 12, 2021 6:33 pm

Busiest tourism record at Yellowstone National Park

Planning to undertake a ‘culture tour’? Learn about its dos and don’ts first 

June 15, 2021 2:53 pm

Cultural tours expose travellers to historical and cultural wealth spanning centuries, encompassing small towns, festivals, unique rituals, and interactions with locals

What is 'second city travelling' and why is it a big 2020 trend?

January 21, 2020 8:50 pm

A second city traveller will explore a country's lesser-known destinations, so as to combat over-tourism.

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