Tourism

God’s own Garden –Mawlynnong

God’s own Garden –Mawlynnong

October 15, 2016

Encapsulated in the mystic clouds of Meghalaya in the northeast, Mawlynnong, a hamlet with merely 82 households is deemed the cleanest village in India - an eco-tourism initiative garnering a lot of curiosity worldwide.

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Colours of India – Issue n°7 – October 2016

Colours of India – Issue n°7 – October 2016

October 14, 2016

In this issue of Colours of India, Media India Group takes you to Udaipur in Rajasthan, to visit Bagore Ki Haveli and its splendid Mewari architecture famous for its fine mirror work. We then go to Ahmedabad in Gujarat, to celebrate the grand Navratri Festival and interview the s...

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Interview with S J Haider, Principal Secretary of Gujarat’s tourism

Interview with S J Haider, Principal Secretary of ...

October 13, 2016

Media India Group attended the Navratri Festival 2016 at Ahmedabad in India’s western-most state, Gujarat. MIG interacted with the state’s tourism board’s principal secretary, S J Haider, who spoke on the fanfare of the Navratri festival and on the number of tourists it dra...

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Bagore Ki Haveli: A colourful mix of Rajasthani Times and Traditions

Bagore Ki Haveli: A colourful mix of Rajasthani Ti...

October 10, 2016

On the waterfront of Gangori Ghat in the vicinity of Pichola Lake in Udaipur, in Rajasthan, lays a splendid Mewar architectural marvel, Bagore Ki Haveli. This 18th century building was commissioned by a Mewar Prime minister, Amir Chand Badwa. The haveli now serves as a museum and...

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The ‘Ultimate’ Reunion Island

The ‘Ultimate’ Reunion Island

October 4, 2016

Tourism board from Reunion Island, the French island on the Indian Ocean, was recently in the Indian capital New Delhi to promote the destination and present its new visual identity, ‘The Ultimate Island’.

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Roadshow by Scandinavian Tourist Board in India

Roadshow by Scandinavian Tourist Board in India

October 4, 2016

Scandinavian Tourist Board organised a roadshow in India, starting with New Delhi, titled ‘Explore Scandinavia’, in an attempt to unravel the opportunity of visiting the three Scandinavian nations, Denmark, Norway and Sweden - countries that remain practically unexplored by I...

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Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

October 3, 2016

More than 25,000 travel trade and general visitors attended the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) four-city road show seriesthat was organised in India in September 2016.

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A lesson for mankind – Arunachal’s Apatani

A lesson for mankind – Arunachal’s Apatani

September 30, 2016

UNESCO’s proposition of hailing the Ziro valley, home to the Apa Tani tribe of the Tani belt in Arunachal Pradesh, as a World Heritage site, is only justified. With an incredible lifestyle and an indomitable determination to not be threatened by extinction while also preserving...

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Destination Canada comes to India

Destination Canada comes to India

September 29, 2016

‘Destination Canada’ was in the Indian capital New Delhi to promote the country as a premier tourist hot-spot. The event ‘Experience Canada Workshop’ had representatives from Air Canada, High Commission of Canada and many others form the tourism trade. The event unveiled ...

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Kerala aims at tourism without disruption, says CM Vijayan

Kerala aims at tourism without disruption, says CM...

September 28, 2016

Despite apprehensions regarding an unavoidable hartal (strike) on Wednesday called by the United Democratic Front (UDF) in Thiruvananthapuram, a city in Kerala, the Chief Minister of the south Indian state, Pinarayi Vijayan promises to ensure minimal disruption to tourism activit...

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