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Honeymoon turned into nightmare, tour operator blamed

Honeymoon turned into nightmare, tour operator blamed

The most romantic tour of their life turned out to be the most awful nightmare for 24 newly-wed couples who went on a honeymoon arranged by Kesari Tours. The couples most of them from the city paid Rs 40,000 for an eight nights and nine days honeymoon package. They said the facilities promised to them […]

Air safety an issue at Shimla airport

Air safety an issue at Shimla airport

Shimla: Following the tragic Air India flight crash at Mangalore airport doubts about the safety concerns at the Shimla airport have come to the fore front. The airport, situated at Jubberhati, 23 km from Shimla at an height of 2,196 m above the sea level has been facing a challenge of air safety due to […]

Oberoi Wildflower Hall booked for pollution norms

Oberoi Wildflower Hall booked for pollution norms

Oberoi Group’s flagship luxury resort, Wildflower Hall hotel in Shimla has been served notice by the state’s pollution control board for violating environmental norms. State pollution control board member-secretary Nagin Nanda told news agencies that a notice has been issued to Wildflower Hall hotel for discharging sewage into a natural nallah in forests adjoining the […]

HPTDC announces discount to honeymooners till April 5

Shimla: Battling the off season slump in tourist arrivals in the state the govt run HPTDC today announced a special discount of 30 percent in its hotels for honeymoon couples visiting Himachal Pradesh. The special Honeymoon package is being offered at Hotel Holiday Home Shimla, Palace Hotel Chail, Hotel Manimahesh Dalhousie, Hotel Devdaar Khajjar, Hotel […]

Season’s first snowfall in Shimla

Season’s first snowfall in Shimla

Some pictures of the Wednesday morning snowfall at Shimla.

Discount for physically disabled in HPTDC hotels

Discount for physically disabled in HPTDC hotels

Himachal Pradesh will offer a discount of 30% on hotel room tariff from next month to physically challenged people at any of its 57  hotels. ‘We are offering a discount  of 30 percent to guests with physical disabilities from December 3, 2009 (World Disability Day) and will continue till December 20,’ said Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development […]

Heli taxi service soon in Himachal

Heli taxi service soon in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh Government is in the process of finalizing the contracting out of Heli taxi service in the state to private players for attracting high end tourists in the state, according to a report in My Himachal As per report the technical bids for the service had been opened and four operators had been shortlisted. […]

Manali registers 25% increase in tourist arrivals

Manali registers 25% increase in tourist arrivals

Tourist arrivals in Manali have registered a 25% growth this year according to a ANI report. Rajeshwar Goel, District Tourism Devlopment Officer Kullu has been quoted in the news report. He confirmed there was an increase of 25% in tourists arrival into Manali. The main reason tourists are attracted to Manali is its cool weather. […]

Record bookings in Himachal hotels for August 15 weekend

Record bookings in Himachal hotels for August 15 weekend

Despite the swine flu scare, major holiday destinations in Himachal have reported full bookings for the August 15 weekend. Shimla, Kasauli, Chail, Dharamshala and Dalhousie hotels have reported full bookings. The weekend bookings have started from Thursday till Sunday with heavy influx of tourists being expected. Independence Day weekend has become a major occasion for […]

Himachal Tourism offers discount for daughters!

Himachal Tourism offers discount for daughters!

In an unique incentive for spreading awareness about the girl child and making parents proud of them, HPTDC hotels have announced a flat 30% discount for travelers visiting Himachal can avail this offer. As per Times of India report this offer will be valid between September 1-10 in all 57 hotels of HPTDC. ‘‘This is […]

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Pathetic Hygiene issues at Himachal Roadways Food Stop

A video on social media has gone viral over pathetic condition of a dhaba, food joint, where Himachal Roadways (HRTC) buses stop for dinner when plying between Delhi and various tourists towns of Himachal Pradesh. Irony is that these food joints are approved by Himachal Roadways top management. After repeated complaints from the people about […]

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