Category Articles: Tourism

Gujarat government launches Cinematic Tourism Policy – 2022 ; Actor Ajay Devgan, others ink MoUs

September 10, 2022

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced its Cinematic Tourism Policy for five years period of 2022-2027. Investment Incentive Scheme for Cinematic Tourism was launched today in the function held in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister and other dignitaries including Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan. Rs. 1022 crore MoUs were inked between the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd and Ajay Devgan, Rajiv Sharma, Lakshmi Studio and Laboratory, Panorama Studios International Ltd, Bollywo...Read More

National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal: 1st phase to complete by March, 2024

September 10, 2022
National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal: 1st phase to complete by March, 2024

Lothal: At the historic Indus Valley civilisation region of Lothal in Gujarat, the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways is building the National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC). A first of its kind complex in India, this centre will showcase India’s rich and diverse maritime heritage. The foundation stone for the NMHC project was laid by Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi and the consent for the master plan was given in March 2019. The project is planned to be completed in different...Read More

Gujarat HC junks plea against redevelopment of Sabarmati Ashram

September 09, 2022
Gujarat HC junks plea against redevelopment of Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati: The Gujarat high court on Thursday dismissed the petition challenging the ₹1300 crore redevelopment plan of the Sabarmati Ashram of Mahatama Gandhi. Tushar Gandhi, a great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, filed a petition challenging the state government's resolution in March last year. The Govt had proposed that an executive council comprising government functionaries and trustees of the ashram would carry out the ashram revamp project. Chief justice Aravind Kumar and chief justic...Read More

Goa to celebrate Liberation day in Gujarat and other States under the title [email protected]

September 08, 2022
Goa to celebrate Liberation day in Gujarat and other States under the title Goa@60

Ahmedabad: The government of Goa is holding year-long celebrations under the title of -'[email protected]’, to mark the liberation of Goa from Portuguese rule as well as its multifold progress across all segments. The events in this connection are being organized in six cities across the country including Ahmedabad during September 9 to October 16 this year. The government of Goa had started the Diamond Jubilee celebrating marking its Liberation last year in December, in the presence of the then Presi...Read More

Dr. S. Jaishankar lays foundation stone for Vivanta and Ginger hotels near Statue of Unity

September 03, 2022
Dr. S. Jaishankar lays foundation stone for Vivanta and Ginger hotels near Statue of Unity

Statue of Unity: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced two upcoming hotels in close proximity to the famed Statue of Unity in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat. Mr. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs laid the foundation stone in the presence of Mr. N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons and Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & CEO, IHCL. The two hotels include a 125-room Vivanta and a 150-room Ginger. Located at a short drive from the Statue of Unit...Read More

Gujarat govt to open 34 Tourism Information Centres in and outside the State

August 30, 2022
Gujarat govt to open 34 Tourism Information Centres in and outside the State

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today in its weekly cabinet meeting took decision to start 34 tourism information centres in various districts and also outside the State. Such centres will be opened by the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd at Amreli, Anand, Arvalli, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Botad, Chhota Udepur, Dahod, Dang, Dwarka, Gir Somnath, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Mahisagar, Mahesana, Morbi, Narmada, Navsari, Panchmahal, Patan, Porbandar, Sabarkantha, Surendranagar, Tapi and...Read More

Sursagar lake in Vadodara to have boating service again for visitors

August 27, 2022
Sursagar lake in Vadodara to have boating service again for visitors

Vadodara: The boating service in Sursagar lake of Vadodara city will resume after a gap of 7 years. The general meeting of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has approved the proposal along with ticket rates on 24th January 2022. The boating ticket rate will be Rs 50 for adults and Rs 25 for children below 12 years of age for 30 minutes boating. The futuristic planning cell had invited expression of interest (EOI) for starting boating service in Sursagar lake for 7 years. None had expr...Read More

Ginger Hotel at RTO Circle ; IHCL opens 111-room new hotel in Ahmedabad

August 22, 2022
Ginger Hotel at RTO Circle ; IHCL opens 111-room new hotel in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the opening of a Ginger hotel at RTO Circle, Ahmedabad. With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 19 hotels in Gujarat, including four under development. Commenting on the occasion, Ms. Deepika Rao, Executive Vice President, IHCL, said, “This will be Ginger’s fourth operational hotel in the city.” Featuring 111 rooms including suites, Ginger Ahmedabad, RTO Circle has convenient acc...Read More

Air India announces direct flight between Ahmedabad and Pune

August 16, 2022
Air India announces direct flight between Ahmedabad and Pune

Ahmedabad:  Air India has announced the launch of its first direct flight between Ahmedabad and Pune with effect from August 20, 2022. The addition of this new route will cater to the growing demand for air connectivity between the two cities, said the company in a note.  Air India flight 0481 will depart from Ahmedabad Airport at 10:45 am and arrive at Pune Airport at 12:10 pm. Flight AI 0482 will depart from Pune Airport at 12:40 pm and arrive at Ahmedabad Airport at 2:15 pm. The estimate...Read More

A quick tour of ITC Narmada hotel in Ahmedabad, Gujarat ; All important highlights

August 10, 2022
A quick tour of ITC Narmada hotel in Ahmedabad, Gujarat ; All important highlights

Ahmedabad: A quick visit to the newly opened ITC Narmada hotel in Ahmedabad, Gujarat: - The top two suite of the hotel are bullet proof. There are separate lifts from underground parking for these suits. - The hotel has three underground level parking floors that can accommodate over 300 cars and over 100 two-wheelers. - The hotel has Kirti Toran replica in front of the entrance. It has also Jali replica close to the entrance. - As you enter the hotel, there are two old-time wood...Read More

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