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Goa set to target Europe in shift in tourism policy

PANAJI: Tourism minister Manohar ‘Babu’ Azgaonkar said that Goa’s marketing strategy will be changed to boost tourist arrivals from traditional European markets. Tourism stakeholders also feel that it’s high time Goa tourism overhaul its marketing techniques to make the destination ...

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Kashmir unrest makes Himachal, Uttarakhand towns sway under barrage of tourists

In a normal year, at least 23,000 tourists visit Manali daily during the peak season in June. Kashmir’s loss is Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand’s gain. Each state is seeing a major increase in tourism as unrest continues in Kashmir. But ...

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Fine of up to Rs 100 cr, 7 yrs jail in offing for hurting ‘living entity’ Ganga

A government-appointed panel has drafted a bill, which if passed into a law, will prescribe seven years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 100 crore for anyone who commits a range of offences against the river. Robbery, ...

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Planning a vacation? 7 eco-friendly destinations in India to check out

From Kerala to Gujarat to Uttarakhand, India has plenty of natural beauty to boast of. Opting for sustainable tourism ensures you are helping in maintaining it. It is said that the world is a book, and those who do not ...

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7 incredible castles around the world you can actually stay in

Spend your next holiday like the kings and queens did in castles in England, India, Ireland, Scotland and other countries. “I always felt I should have been born in the 17th or 18th century. They really had a big stone ...

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