Tourism in Indian Himalayas: News Summaries for October 2015

Tourism News Summaries from Indian Himalayan States

To increase the tourism footfall, the Indian Himalayan states launched new proposals and reviewed the existing in October 2015. Here is the summary of these: Air India Air India and state tourism departments planned to offer Incredible Air India Holiday Packages from December 1, 2015. All four Himalayan states will…

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Adventure Travel News Diary: January 2015

Adventure Travel News

As per the UNWTO Global Report on Adventure Tourism (October 2014), adventure tourism is not mass tourism. Adventure tourism can be divided into two main categories: Hard and Soft. This tourism can cash in on existing infrastructure. The report also reviews certification, regulation, and safety standards followed by the segment.

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Discovery and Launch of Adventure Trips in Himalayas in Nov 2014

The new short easy route may reduce pilgrim traffic to the old route, a genuine cause of concern for Uttarakhand. The current host mulls over strategies to retain the business. The state may introduce a sky-trek, helicopter service between Dharchula and Gunji villages in the Kumaon Himalayas for the next Kailash Mansarover Yatra.

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Yomads, Nutrition for Adventure Activities…

  Round-up of adventure and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for the week of November 25 – December 1, 2013    November 25, 2013  NOLS Introduces Wilderness Medicine Courses in India The U.S.-based National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) introduced wilderness medicine courses consisting of theory and field work in…

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What is OutdoorsMark…

Outdoors Mark, New Zealand

Round-up of adventure travel and tourism and the Himalayan tourism and travel news for the week of November 4-10, 2013

(1) No Relief for Kullu-Manali Hotels

(2) Launch of V Resorts-Rajaji National Park in December

(3) “Everyday a different story:” a New Adventure Travel Campaign
(4) Temple Committees Close Yamunotri and Kedarnath for Winter
(5) Ambitious Expansion Plan of AdventureHoney

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Nepal would have 13 peaks taller than 8,000 meters from Oct 2014…

Round-up of the Himalayan and adventure travel and tourism news from October 19 to 20, 2013
(1) An insight into Chinese tourist market in Nepal
(2) TAAN plans to promote trekking tourism
(3) Anand, Kazi, and Ravindra to get Sikkim Khel Ratna in 2014
(4) Poor air service in HP deters high-end tourism
(5) 8-month long rock climbing season begins in Belapur

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Adventure travel news last week

    Round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan tourism and travel news for the week of August 12-18, 2013 August 12, 2013 Landslide interrupts Pathankot-Jogindernagar rail service A landslide interrupted the 165-kilometer-long narrow gauge rail track between Pathankot (Punjab) and Jogindernagar (Mandi, Himachal Pradesh). The toy train…

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