Month: June 2013

Happiest Place on EarthHappiest Place on Earth

The Disneyland Resort, now bursting with even more live entertainment, has a lineup of unforgettable thrills and enchantment to welcome guests for a summer of fun. Well-known as the Happiest Place on Earth, the Disneyland Resort Just Gets Happier with the spectacular, new stage show “Mickey and the Magical Map” and Fantasy Faire, a new […]

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Ambubachi in AssamAmbubachi in Assam

State of Assam in Eastern India is promoting religious tourism in the state and the ongoing “Ambubachi Mela” at the famous Kamakhya Temple is the first step in this direction. Other festivals like Doul (Holi) Utsav at Barpeta and Bordowa, Shivaratri at Umananda and Shiva Doul at Sibsagar and Urs Festival at Poa Mecca at Hajo will […]

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Huge loss to TourismHuge loss to Tourism

The devastation caused by torrential rains that lashed Uttarakhand in Himalayan India earlier this month is expected to cause a loss of Rs 12,000 crore to the state’s tourism industry in the current fiscal, says a PHDCCI survey. “Uttarakhand was expected to generate Rs 25,000 crore from tourism in 2013-14. Although Rs 5,000-6,000 crore have […]

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Tourism worst hit by calamityTourism worst hit by calamity

Tourism has been worst hit in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand in northern India, with pilgrims fleeing the disaster-struck state and tourists cancelling their bookings. May and June are considered peak season for tourism in the state with hotels registering 100 per cent occupancy, but now, most wear a deserted look and several have also been washed away in […]

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Crisis in HimalayasCrisis in Himalayas

After deluge of last week, agencies are facing a herculean task of saving as many lives as possible before weather strikes again in Uttarakhand state of Indian Himalayas. Still few thousands are stranded waiting to be either airlifted or trekking down the hills to safety. Deads are still countless. Calculating casualty figures is still a […]

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Nature’s fury at Holy ShrineNature’s fury at Holy Shrine

One of India’s most known religious shrine has been facing nature’s fury like never before. Little township housing Kedarnath shrine at an altitude of 3593 metres above sea level in hill state of Uttarakhand has been ravaged by a sudden cloudburst on Sunday, 16th June 2013. Euphoria over early onset of yearly monsoon in the […]

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PUTRAJAYA BLOOMS WITH ORCHIDSPUTRAJAYA BLOOMS WITH ORCHIDS

For nine days from 22 to 30 June, the lakeside scene at Putrajaya in Malaysia will be transformed by shades of all colours as Putrajaya FLORIA returns, featuring over 5,000 orchids from different species at Precinct 2, Putrajaya. With the theme Orchid – Tropical Treasure, more than 200 cultivars, hybrids, and species of orchids will […]

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