1. NABARD launches initiative to promote eco-cultural tourism in Arunachal village.
An eco-cultural project was launched at Kabu village in the West Siang district of AP. YMAC, the implementing agency of the project, has the responsibility of sensitizing the entrepreneurs about the importance of conservation. The other components of the project are preserving, promoting and propagating the unique culture of the Galo community, including homestays and the proposed ‘Ethnographic Centre.’
2. Siachen Base Camp open for tourists, NOC/authorisation not required
The tourist facility near Siachen Base Camp is now open for tourists without NOC or authorisation from Indian Army, said a notice from the Union Territory of Ladakh Tourism Department. The people of Nubra in particular and all tourism- related stakeholders of Ladakh in general were demanded the opening up of Siachen Base Camp for tourists.
3. Amritsar to be developed as sustainable destination under Swadesh Darshan 2.0
Amritsar to be developed as sustainable destination under Swadesh Darshan 2.0. Amritsar in Punjab has been selected for a holistic mission to develop a sustainable and responsible destination under Swadesh Darshan 2.0. Another city in Punjab, Kapurthala, has also been chosen for the same.
4. Digital Kumbh Museum to become centre of attraction during Mahakumbh 2025.
UP Tourism is engaged in the development and the beautification of temples, along with providing public facilities, for the ‘Mahakumbh 2025.’ The Digital Kumbh Museum to be built at Rs 60 crores will showcase the culture of the country and the state and will offer insights into the significance.
5. Foreign travellers to South Korea up almost sevenfold on-year.
According to the data compiled by the Korea Tourism Organization, 889,000 foreign travellers visited South Korea last month, up nearly 600 per cent from the 128,000 tallied in the same month last year,. Meanwhile, a total of 1.5 million South Koreans travelled overseas last month.
6. J&K’s LG inaugurates Jambu Zoo at Nagrota, announces free entry for a month.
“This much-awaited addition to the tourist destinations of J&K UT spread over a 70-hectare area in phase-1, was taken up under the Languishing Project and it shall attract both local residents and tourists visiting the UT. The scenic beauty around the first-of-its-kind full-fledged zoo in the UT will make it a unique tourist destination and has the potential to boost tourism in the region,” said Lt Governor, J&K.
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