Articles tagged under: Gujarat Tourism

Gujarat govt forms Saputara Area Development Authority (SADA)

July 14, 2017
Gujarat govt forms Saputara Area Development Authority (SADA)

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has today formed the Saputara Area Development Authority(SADA) for "integrated development" of Gujarat's only hill station Saputara in tribal populated district Dang in South Gujarat. The decision to form SADA has been taken by the Chief Minister according to a statement issued by the government. The authority will carry out planned development in 419.12 ha area of Saputara for tourism purpose. The authority will be chaired by Tourism secretary. Manag...Read More

Rs 43 crore spent for utsavs in 3 years by Gujarat govt, participated by 245 foreign tourists

February 27, 2017
Rs 43 crore spent for utsavs in 3 years by Gujarat govt, participated by 245 foreign tourists

Gandhinagar: Congress MLA from Sidhpur and whip in Gujarat Assembly, Balvantsinh Rajput today said the Gujarat government spent Rs 42.67 crore for Rann Utsav, Patan Utsav and Navratri Mahotsav in last three years but could attract only 245 foreign tourists. Rajput shared these figures based on the reply given to him by government. He interpreted the figures in a way to state that in last three years, Rs 17.42 lakh amount was spent for each foreign tourist in these three festivals organiz...Read More

Akhilesh Yadav crosses limits of decency; targets Gujarat with donkey remarks

February 20, 2017

Ahmedabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today crossed all limits of decency and political decorum by targeted Gujarat in reference to TV advertisement featuring tourism at wild ass sanctuary with Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism. Akhilesh in his speech at Raibareli targeted film-star Amitabh Bachchan, Gujarat and 'donkeys of Gujarat' quoting entire script of Gujarat Tourism TV advertisement featuring Amitabh Bachchan for promotion of Wild Ass sanctuary in...Read More

International Kite Festival to be held at Sabarmati riverfront from January 8

January 05, 2017
International Kite Festival to be held at Sabarmati riverfront from January 8

Ahmedabad: Over 180 expert kite fliers including more than 100 from 31 countries will participate in the annual International Kite Festival to be held here at the Sabarmati riverfront from January 8 to 14. Governor O P Kohli and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will jointly inaugurate the week long festival organized by the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited on the occasion of Uttrayan each year. As many as 2000 students from the schools run by the Ahmedabad Municipal Co...Read More

Now visit Indo-Pak border in Gujarat in weekends; Border Viewing Center to open on Dec. 24

December 20, 2016
Now visit Indo-Pak border in Gujarat in weekends; Border Viewing Center to open on Dec. 24

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced 'Seema darshan' programme and opening of 'Border Viewing Center' on Indo-Pak border in North Gujarat. The initiatives will be launched at Nadabet in Rann of Kutch. Nadabet is located at 20 km distance from Suigam village of Banaskantha district on December 24 by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. According to a statement released by the state government, Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) has developed selfie zone, sitting arrangements,...Read More

Airbnb, Gujarat pact to enhance travel experience of tourists

September 23, 2016
Airbnb, Gujarat pact to enhance travel experience of tourists

New Delhi: Home-share booking site Airbnb has partnered with Gujarat government to enhance travel experience of the tourists, both domestic and international, visiting the state and also boosting the tourism sector there. "Gujarat ranks among the top states in India for us, both in terms of listings and growth. We will work together to bring homestays and travel options in the state onto an international platform," Airbnb India Country Manager Amanpreet Bajaj told PTI. He added that the tw...Read More

Gujarat bags National Tourism Awards under 3 categories

July 30, 2016
Gujarat bags National Tourism Awards under 3 categories

New Delhi/Gandhinagar: Gujarat has been adjudged the winner under three categories of the National Tourism Awards 2014-15 which were distributed by Loksabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Minister of State for Tourism (Independent charge) Mahesh Sharma at a function held for the purpose at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Gujarat minister of state for Tourism Jayesh Radadia and Commissioner of tourism N. Srivastava (IFS), Commissioner of Tourism on behalf of the state received the awards...Read More

Rs 4,135 crore investment intentions/strategic partnerships achieved during travel mart: Gujarat govt

February 22, 2016

Gandhinagar Gujarat government today claimed Rs 4,135 crore investment intentions during Vibrant Gujarat International Travel Mart held in Gandhinagar last weekend. According to Tourism Minister Saurabh Patel 85 investment intentions/ strategic partnership offers worth Rs 4,135 crore were received during the mart. The proposals will realise in next five years which is the period of existing tourism policy. 67 intentions/strategic partnerships will materialize as Rs 3110 crore invest...Read More

Rann of Kutch beckons with white sands, colourful handicrafts

January 03, 2016

Trisha Mukherjee Rann of Kutch (Gujarat) Visuals from fairy tales seem to come alive when infinite stretches of white sand glisten under the pale moonlight and the barren land springs to life with riot of colourful handicrafts at the annual Rann Utsav in Rann of Kutch here. The festival which began in 2005 as a two-day affair, is now celebrated over a period of three months and is thronged by visitors from across the world to experience the festivities and culture of the western-most st...Read More

Gujarat eyes developing vibrant water sports tourism

December 30, 2015

Panaji The Gujarat Tourism today said it wants to have an attractive water sports activities in the state for the tourists, on the lines of those offered in Goa. "We have already began dialogue with Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) and National Water Sports Institute (NWSI) to help Gujarat develop water sports tourism," Commissioner of Gujarat Tourism, N Srivastava, told reporters here today. Gujarat attracts around 3.3 crore tourists annually who mostly visit traditi...Read More

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