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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Adventure tours on sale…

  Round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for the week of May 6-12, 2013  May 6, 2013 Adventure Park on Chenab The government of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) planned an adventure park on the Chenab River known for some of the finest rafting…

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The promotion of adventure tourism…

  Round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for the week of April 29 – May 5, 2013  April 29, 2013 Exploco: an adventure platform by the community, for the community Exploco launches a crowdsourcing campaign. Exploco, a self-proclaimed Trip Advisor of adventure sports…

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Adventure travel scandals, navigational errors…

  Round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for the week of April 15-21, 2013  April 15, 2013 London to host events to celebrate 60th anniversary of Everest ascent In 2013, London will host two events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first…

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Adventure tourism ranks third…

  Round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for the week of April 8-14, 2013  April 8, 2013  Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation employees go on hunger strike to seek quick resolution to the earlier demands, including 32% dearness allowance. April 9, 2013 …

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Scholarship to expand adventure tourism business…

  Round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for the week of April 1 to 7, 2013  April 1, 2013  Apply for ATTA Tour Operator Scholarship program Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) unveiled Tour Operator Scholarship program for an adventure tourism company in early-stage…

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Efforts to promote tourism in the Himalayas…

Round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for the week of March 25-31, 2013  March 25, 2013 NTB participates in MITT Nepal Tourism Board (N.T.B.) participated in the 5th largest exhibition “Moscow International Travel Tourism Exhibition (MITT) during March 20-23, 2013 to lure more…

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ATTA previews preparations for World Adventure Travel Summit…

Weekly round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for Feb 18-28 and Mar 1-3, 2013  February 18, 2013 Successful test flight from New Delhi to Gaggal Airport On Sunday February 17, 2013, a SpiceJet’s 80-seat airplane successfully landed at Gaggal Airport, Kangra (Himachal Pradesh).…

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Gurung Hill View Tower; tourism budget of 1,499.03 lakh…

Weekly round-up of adventure travel and tourism, and the Himalayan travel and tourism news for Feb 11-17, 2013  February 11, 2013  Kerala plans to promote water sports as leisure activity Kerala planned to promote water sports as a leisure activity as an integral part of the fast growing adventure and…

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