Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), a society of tourism stakeholders has planned to seek legal redress of the state's recently announced liquor policy that envisages total prohibition in the next 10 years, an official said on Tuesday.
Foreign tourists do not visit Kerala to only consume liquor, state Congress president VM Sudheeran said Monday, hitting back at those who have said that the tourism industry would be the worst affected by the new liquor policy that aims at total prohibition in a decade.
With Kerala deciding to close all the 730 bars to bring about prohibition in a phased manner, Tourism Minister AP Anil Kumar on Wednesday said they would study Gujarat model of a dry state for tourists.
Scores of Mahila Congress workers staged protest against Union Minister Arun Jaitley`s "small rape incident" remark and demanded an apology saying he has insulted the entire female fraternity of the country.
Australia is emerging as a hot tourist spot for Indian travellers with latest data showing an increase of over 19 per cent in tourists arrivals from the country during January-May this year as compared to the same period last year.
Nepal`s overall tourist arrivals by air have increased by six per cent to 51,105 in May 2014 as compared to the same period last year but the number of Indian visitors decreased by seven per cent to 18,720, according to official figures released today.
The development of Agra in general and of tourism facilities in the city in particular was the main agenda of a two-day meeting between representatives of World Bank and local officials here led by Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has kept portfolios of Energy, Infrastructure, Industries and Commerce and Tourism among others with himself while allocating berths to Ministers on Wednesday.
Deteriorating law and order situation and incidents of rape in Uttar Pradesh, reverberating in the global media, will leave an adverse impact on the tourism sector of the country, an Assocham report has said.