Bed-n-breakfast scheme to be launched in Punjab’s Amritsar, Patiala and SAS Nagar districts

Chandigarh/August 25 Punjab government on Sunday announced to start high-end Bed and Breakfast accommodation scheme to provide tourists comfortable home stay facilities as per international standards that will be managed by Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board. “The guidelines for launching the scheme in the state have been formed which will be advertised soon and […]

Indian Tourism ministry sanctions Rs 100 for restoration of tourist facilities in Uttarakhand

New Delhi/June Indian Tourism minister K Chiranjeevi on Wednesday sanctioned a special financial package of Rs 100 crore for restoration and reconstruction of tourist facilities in flash flood affected areas of Uttarakhand. Chiranjeevi had also held with the representatives of the hotel industry, tour operartor’s, travel agents and all other stakeholders in tourism sector and […]

Amritsar Heritage Walk conferred National Tourism award

New Delhi/March 24 President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Tourism Award to Amritsar Heritage Walk at a function organized in New Delhi here today. Punjab’s Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Sarwan Singh Phillaur after receiving the award said that the state government will engage highly specialized and motivated workforce with a view to promoting tourism and attracting […]

HP seeks Rs 320 crores for better transport facilities in rural and tribal areas

Shimla/March 19 Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) today requested central government to sanction Rs 320 crores to strengthen transport facilities in tribal and rural areas of the state. Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) vice chairman Kewal Singh Pathania today met Union Transport Minister C.P. Joshi in New Delhi and requested him to sanction Rs.320 crore […]