adventure tourism

INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

December 9, 2019

The three-day conference INFOCOM in its 18th edition has adopted the theme of facing the challenges of VUCA world and winning. VUCA is an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, a combination of qualities that, taken together, characterise the n...

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Embracing the cold desert mountain valley

Embracing the cold desert mountain valley

November 22, 2019

No guide or article can ever do justice to a journey through Spiti valley, which needs to be lived and experienced first-hand.  Here is the first part of an episodic account of our trip to the valley. When we set out from Delhi to Himachal Pradesh, Spiti was a beautiful but un...

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Road to tourism

Road to tourism

June 8, 2019

A new legislature period, the same dynamic Prime Minister, but how does our tourism policy match up to the expectations?

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The 14th ATOAI convention unleashes the potential for adventure tourism

The 14th ATOAI convention unleashes the potential for adventure tourism

February 1, 2019

With a vision to promote safe-adventure tourism, the 14th ATOAI convention highlighted adventure travel with its theme “Adventure Travel: Future Challenges and Opportunities in the digital age.” The convention showcased potential stakeholders, tourism boards, tour operators a...

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Adventure tourism guidelines launched by Ministry of Tourism

Adventure tourism guidelines launched by Ministry of Tourism

June 13, 2018

The Tourism Minister of India, K.J Alphons has launched the guidelines made by the government of India on adventure tourism in New Delhi on May 31, 2018. The guidelines have been formulated in collaboration with the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) in order t...

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Interview with Sulaiman Suip, Director (North & East India) Tourism Malaysia

Interview with Sulaiman Suip, Director (North & East India) Tourism Malaysia

April 16, 2018

Malaysia has declared 2020 as the Visit Malaysia Year and India is a clear focus of that campaign. With a target of securing one million Indian tourists, the country has relaxed the visa regime for Indian travellers and is focusing on Indian families. It is also going beyond metr...

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Off the Beaten Path in Moscow

Off the Beaten Path in Moscow

April 16, 2018

Russia is full of mysteries and adventures, especially for thrill-seeking wanderlusts with a penchant for historical quest. Take a tour along the narrow lanes and hidden paths of the Russian capital, Moscow, to satisfy the quirksof an inquisitive mind.

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MICE: Cyprus, Where Modern Meets the Ancient

MICE: Cyprus, Where Modern Meets the Ancient

April 16, 2018

As we drove through the villages, we had to agree that there is a romantic aspect of Cyprus that makes it ideal for honeymooners too. After all this is where Aphrodite, the Goddess of love was born. You can visit her birthplace at Petra tou Romiou and also include many other hist...

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Tales from Beautiful Bahrain

Tales from Beautiful Bahrain

April 16, 2018

Whether it is historical ruins, speeding cars, scintillating souks or extravagant shopping sprees, the ‘spicy’ nation does not disappoint. From being the centre of trade routes to a destination for adventure, Bahrain takes tourists on an unforgettable ride.

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Challenging Himalayan Treks for the adventurous soul

Challenging Himalayan Treks for the adventurous soul

April 4, 2018

On this year of adventure tourism, embark on a journey to trek on some of the most difficult Himalayan routes.

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Travel Safety in India

Travel Safety in India

March 7, 2018

A list of do’s and don’ts for solo travellers and backpackers in India may be overwhelming, but the parameters of safety in India are beyond the framework of rules and regulations, venturing into realms of societal pressure and conduct.

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India to promote 2018 as The Year of Adventure Tourism

India to promote 2018 as The Year of Adventure Tourism

January 17, 2018

With the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) announcing 2018 as the “The Year of Adventure Tourism”, the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) will spearhead various activities across the country to promote adventure travel to celebrate the year of adventure tourism.

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