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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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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