Odisha tourism

10 mysterious places to visit in India

10 mysterious places to visit in India

September 9, 2020

From worshipping snakes and rats to gravity-defying hills and structures, India is a land full of mysteries. A few places that appear to be straight out of a fantasy novel, there is no dearth of mysterious places to explore here! ‘It happens only in India!’ We’ve often hear...

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Sand art washed away by Covid-19 wave

Sand art washed away by Covid-19 wave

July 31, 2020

One of the most well-known sand art creators in India and around the world, Puri-based Sudarsan Pattnaik has been key in promoting sand art as an art form in the country. A regular feature of global sand art competitions, he says the coronavirus pandemic has seriously impacted hi...

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Odisha to promote Shamuka as international tourism hub

Odisha to promote Shamuka as international tourism hub

September 23, 2019

The Hotel & Restaurant Association of Odisha (HRAO), the apex body of the hospitality industry in Odisha, has been organising Odisha Tourism Conclave since last three years and has been suggesting various promotional initiatives and action plans to the state government for develo...

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Strengthening community-run eco-tourism in Odisha

Strengthening community-run eco-tourism in Odisha

April 21, 2019

Spread on both the banks of Mahanadi, Satkosia Sands Resort provides a great view overlooking the majestic Satkosia gorge.

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Odisha Tourism’s latest campaign to attract international footfalls

Odisha Tourism’s latest campaign to attract international footfalls

November 27, 2018

In an attempt to promote the state tourism on an international level, the Odisha government's latest tourism campaign focuses on the Hockey World Cup while targeting its international fanbase.

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Up and close with the Irrawaddy dolphins

Up and close with the Irrawaddy dolphins

January 2, 2018

Chilika Lake in Odisha houses a rich variety of birds and grasslands that makes this lagoon a top-notch tourist destination in the Puri district. Though the lake is known for bird watching, its biggest draw lies in Irrawaddy and bottlenose dolphins that migrate here during winter...

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Konark Festival 2017 unites the Indian classical dance fraternity

Konark Festival 2017 unites the Indian classical dance fraternity

December 11, 2017

Konark is making its place in the world cultural map with its signature event - the Konark Festival, a five-day Indian classical dance milieu of best of the best performers. Odisha Tourism plays host to this colourful event as the world heritage site of Sun Temple dons the role o...

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Exploring the art, culture and biodiversity of Odisha

Exploring the art, culture and biodiversity of Odisha

September 13, 2017

A state on the eastern coast of India, Odisha is home to the best of Indian temples, unique artworks, a vivid culture and some interesting creatures like Irrawady dolphins and red crabs.

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33rd IATO Convention in Bhubaneswar to promote holistic tourism

33rd IATO Convention in Bhubaneswar to promote holistic tourism

September 6, 2017

The 33rd IATO Annual Convention will commence from September 7 till September 10, 2017 at Mayfair Convention Centre, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The B2B event will focus on re-inventing tourism sector in India with the theme being “Indian Tourism – Time to reinvent ourselves.”

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