Keep yourself updated with the latest news on travel destinations and travel deals across Karnataka, India.
The Golden Chariot, a luxury train run by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) that has recently added a new second itinerary called ‘Southern Splendour’ for its Season 3 is slated to be operational in October.
Karnataka tourism department that had recently announced to provide helicopter-tourism facilities for the passengers will soon turn into reality by March 2011.
Karnataka tourism authorities is all set to introduce special flight packages for Dasara festival which is set to kick start 28th September. The new concessional packages are bound to attract more number of tourists to Karnataka
The DoT (Department of Tourism), Government of Karnataka has identified 5 new source markets namely Japan, Scandinavia, China, Spain and South America to create awareness about the destinations and attract key suppliers from these markets.
Malaysia Airlines in order to enhance its flight frequency has now announced the launch of 5 additional flights from Delhi and 2 from Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur and other Malaysian cities.
South Central Railway (SCR)’s largest project, the Kadapa-Bangalore new railway line, will soon turn into reality as the foundation stone was recently laid at the Kadapa railway station by Minister of state for Railways, KH Muniyappa
According to the information revealed by Indian Civil Aviation Minister, Praful Patel, the airports of key Indian cities including Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi and Cochin have witnessed a jump in revenue from commercial activities
Bengaluru-based Royal Orchid Hotels is all set to expand its footprint by setting up new properties and to fund its new projects, the company will raise up to Rs 150 crore.
Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) in order to cater to the increasing passenger traffic has now unveiled Rs 1,000 crore terminal one expansion plan.
The Karnataka government is all geared up to introduce a night wildlife safari at the Bannerghatta national park by investing about Rs 178 crore.
Central Railway (CR), one of the premier passenger carrying systems amongst all Indian Railways (IR) will be adding 5 more coaches to the Nagpur-Mumbai-Nagpur Duronto Express from August 15th.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will levy a User Development Fee (UDF) for embarking passengers at Mangalore Airport from September 1st.
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), that operates the famous ‘Golden Chariot’, is expecting an increase in occupancy of the luxury train by about 40 per cent this forthcoming season.
Karnataka’s important district, Bellary will soon be getting an airport that will be built at the total cost Rs 140 crore.
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) will soon launch package tours from October covering destinations of Coastal Karnataka through Silver Chariots, the luxury Volvo buses on the lines of the Golden Chariot.
The Southern Railways (SR) in a bid to clear the extra rush of passengers for the Onam festival season has now decided to operate 7 special trains from Tiruchirapalli to Mangalore and back.
To develop Karnataka’s coastal infrastructure, the Coastal Development Authority has now embarked on 3 ambitious projects totaling Rs 1,800 crore.
The Nrupatungabetta Ecological Education Park near Unkal in Hubli has now turned into a picnic hot spot after undergoing a makeover at the total cost of nearly Rs 1.20 crore.
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To help the travelers easily connect to Mysore, the KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) has now introduced 6 Volvo buses that will ply between Mandya and Mysore districts
Jungle Lodges and Resorts (JLR) Limited, an eco tourism arm of Karnataka tourism that had participated at the Asian International Luxury Travel Mart (ALTM) in Shanghai in the month of June has received tremendous response
According to some of the sources from Karnataka tourism department, the districts like Gulbarga, Bidar , Bijapur have good tourism potential and the packages will manly target these places.
India’s GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd is all set to expand the Bangalore airport by investing a total amount of Rs 1,000 crore.
Karnataka’s eco-tourism company Jungle Lodges & Resorts (JLR) that currently runs 13 eco and wildlife resorts at state’s exotic locations will be soon launching a dstinctive concept called ‘Jungle Camps and Trails’, the first-of-its-kind in Karnataka
A Malaysian company is keen to develop coastal city, Mangalore under the project titled “Mangalore City Vision 2025”. The $ 1 billion project aims to improve the city’s infrastructural facilities
The India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB), an association supported by Ministry of Tourism (MoT), Government of India, and Karnataka state tourism department has decided to conduct its sixth annual MICE
Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka will soon be getting the country’s largest ever entertainment hub. The Karnataka state government has approved the proposal of Marib holdings LLC,
Karnataka Tourism Department’s eco-tourism unit, Jungle Lodges and Resorts (JLR) that currently operates 12 properties across the state has planned to build 7 more resorts.
Bengaluru-based SVG Group will be making its debut in the hospitality sector with their hospitality division, SVG Hotels Pvt Ltd by opening its first property ‘Best Western Premier La Marvella’ at Jayanagar in Bengaluru.
The department of tourism, govt of Karnataka has unveiled a master plan for the development of tourism in the state.
The KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) has introduced SMS alerts that reach the passenger’s cell phone on confirming the booking of seats.
Bangalore’s major attraction, Lalbagh Botanical Garden will now be completely revamped as the Karnataka state government has decided to come up with a musical fountain and a rock garden
Bengaluru-based Vivek Hotels Pvt Ltd plans to open brand new hotels in Bengaluru, Hampi, Badami and other beach locations of the state.
Jungle Lodges & Resorts (JLR), the country’s largest eco and wild resort chain will be opening up 5 new resorts in hot tourist spots of Karnataka to promote eco-tourism under public-private partnership.
Karnataka’s well renowned beach ‘Kaup Beach’ in Udupi is now providing boating facilities for all the water sports lovers
Tourists can now opt for another mode of transport i.e. helicopters which are soon going to be introduced by the Karnataka tourism department.
The Mysore Airport inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, finally opened its doors on May 15th.
The coastal tourism in Karnataka gets a helping in the tourism sector as the Karnataka tourism department has permitted the private bodies to set up hotels
The Karnataka tourism department is all geared up to open a Film and Media City at Bidadi near Bangalore and a Wellness City at Kabini near Mysore.
The New Integrated Terminal Building (NITB) at Kenjar, housing both international and domestic flights was inaugurated on May 15th and will start operating after a week.
DLG Ranch, a part of US-based Digital Liberty Group (DLG) is all set to launch Agri Tourism operations in Mysore.
Delhi - based Sagar Rathna Group, one of the new hotel chains of India, opened its first super- specialty budget hotel ‘Ocean Pearl’ on May 10 in Mangalore.
The Chitradurga Fort in Karnataka which is well renowned for its seven enclosure walls will be made even more visually appealing , as the Karnataka tourism department is now planning to set up a dancing fountain along with a light and Sound Project
The British Hotel chain, Premier Inn, has entered Indian hospitality segment with its new hotel in Bangalore.
It is expected that flights would soon resume their operations at the Belgaum airport, within a span of three months.
Krishna Palace Residency has leaped into hotel industry from restaurant business and chosen Karnataka for developing two of its budget hotels.
London-listed hospitality and leisure company India Hospitality Corporation (IHC) will build a new hotel in Bangalore next year.
Clarks Inn Hubli, the first Clarks Inn brand hotel in South India, has become operational.
Air India will provide day return flights from Bangalore to Hyderabad, Kochi & Chennai, along with reintroduction of Pune route in its winter schedule.
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