Saturday, Feb 04, 2023

Maharashtra Tourism


Deputy collectors to operate as district tourism officers: Maharashtra Govt

November 29, 2022 8:20 am

A senior official said, "This is for effective development of tourist destinations. The decision to appoint additional district collectors in 2021 meant that they were burdened with additional work."

Haffkine Institute now offers one-hour heritage walk every weekend

December 07, 2022 3:02 pm

The institute — established on August 10, 1899, and founded by Dr Waldemar Mordechai Haffkine — is one of the oldest biomedical research centres in the country. It is known as a bacteriology research centre called the 'Plague Research Laboratory'.

MTDC offers special discounts at properties across state for Diwali season

October 25, 2022 9:05 am

The MTDC has 30 resorts across Maharashtra and more than 95 per cent of the facilities have been booked till November 3, according to officials.

This entrepreneur is trying to uplift her hometown and put it on the tourism map

July 14, 2022 1:22 pm

Vaishnavi Joil, an IT engineer and a robotics expert, wants tourists to know Devgad is as famous for its beaches, food, hidden trekking routes, and beautiful historic temples, as it is for mangoes

Maharashtra CM launches MTDC initiatives to boost tourism

August 18, 2021 12:46 am

Thackeray launched initiatives such as a new boat club at Ganpatipule in Ratnagiri, a renovated MTDC resort at Sinhagad fort in Pune, and a new website of MTDC that will go live from Wednesday.

After state submits proposal to beautify Ramala lake, activist Bandu Dhotre ends hunger strike

March 06, 2021 9:58 pm

The activist had gone on a hunger strike from February 22, demanding desilting of the lake and diversion of sewage disposal away from the lake.

Aurangabad can be developed as international tourist centre if encroachments are removed: HC

February 13, 2021 8:44 pm

The court also said action on the part of authorities would attract more tourists, thus improving the region’s economy.

Maharashtra: Ease of doing business policy for hospitality sector gets Cabinet nod

October 08, 2020 3:41 am

Under the policy, the validity of all licenses, with no fixed time limit by law, will be five years from the date of issuance. The tourism department will also handle the single window system to issue licences for the hospitality sector to facilitate business.

Maharashtra: Talks on with other states to revive domestic tourism, says MoS

April 28, 2020 4:20 pm

The MoS said there were two possibilities: either Indians may not want to travel at all, or due to the mental exhaustion from staying at home during the lockdown (from March 24 to May 3, so far), they may want to travel.

Development of tourism in the state need of the hour: Aaditya Thackeray

February 16, 2020 4:01 am

“I have travelled extensively across India and around the world and have seen many beautiful temples, forts and safaris. All such tourist spots exist in Maharashtra but, unfortunately, they remain unexplored," said Aaditya Thackeray.