Travel & Tourism

AbhiBus Gets KSRTC Online Bus Ticket Reservation System Project

Sets-up unique time-slot-based bus ticket reservation system for devotees travelling to Sabarimala Hyderabad: AbhiBus, India’s fastest growing online market place for bus ticketing has bagged the Online Bus Ticket Reservation System project from the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). Kerala becomes the fifth State Road Transport Corporation in the country that AbhiBus would be […]

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Bolangir Bypass Road Project Approved by Centre

Bhubaneswar: Bolangir bypass road proposal was approved by central government. Road Transport & Highways Ministry has given nod to this project. Today Union Road Transport & Highways minister Nitin Gadkari sent a letter to Odia leader and Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan informing about the approval for Bolangir bypass. According to the letter, an estimated cost of Rs 190 crore will […]


Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Mo Bus

City gets its safe, economical & high-tech public transport Bhubaneswar: In order to ensure a complete transformation of the urban public transport scenario in the city and its hinterland through use of smart technology, service bench-marking and customer satisfaction, Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) today rolled out its new buses under title Mo Bus meaning […]


Eco Pad-Yatra Kicks off from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The 16th edition of ‘Eco Pad-Yatra’, led by Buddhist spiritual leaders Gyalwang Drukpa and Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche of Hemis Monastery, kicked off in Bhubaneswar yesterday (24 October 2018). The 140-km yatra will see participants including over 350 monks travel by foot through five important Buddhist sites namely, Bhubaneswar, Udayagiri, Dhauli, Lalitgiri and Ratnagiri. During the Yatra, His Holiness, His Eminence […]


Odisha to Own Maharaja-Styled Super Luxurious Train Soon

Bhubaneswar, Jul 30: Following the steps of Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka, Odisha will now have its own Super Luxurious Tourist trains styled in old Maharaja legacy. The development came after the Indian Railways in an effort to boost tourism, proposed to states to have Tourist luxury trains like Maharaja Express, Palace On Wheels, Deccan Oddysey. In […]


Bhubaneswar-Ahmedabad Direct Flight from September 2

Bhubaneswar: From September 2, 2018 one can fly directly from Odisha capital Bhubaneswar to Gujarat capital Ahmedabad. Low-cost airline IndiGo is all set to launch direct flight between Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport in Ahmedabad and Biju Patnaik International (BPI) airport in Bhubaneswar. The BPI authorities announced the direct flight service by IndiGo on Bhubaneswar and […]


London Buses Shine With Odisha Hockey Ads

London, July 27, 2018:  Odisha Government Unveils Bus Advertising Campaign in London for Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 To Push Sports Tourism In a first-of-its-kind push for Sports Tourism, Odisha Government is taking over buses in London to promote the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 and the exotic tourism in the […]


Third Museum Walk Draws Art, Craft and Heritage Lovers

Bhubaneswar, June 24, 2018: The third Museum Walk today got another rousing response with 70 participants joining the trail to explore the crafts and handloom treasure of the State at Kala Bhoomi along the Pokhariput-Khandagiri Road along the proposed heritage corridor. Kids, however, were a major force behind today’s footfall and they have shown an […]


Visitors from Kochi and Rajasthan join 76th Ekamra Walks

Bhubaneswar, May 27, 2018: Four young Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationers, undergoing training at city based Gopabandhu Academy, explored the rich heritage and Kalingan temple architecture of old Bhubaneswar area, as part of enthusiastic walkers in 76th Ekamra Walks, the first weekly guided heritage tour of the city, organized jointly by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), […]


7 Lakh Foreigners Visit India in April

New Delhi, May 22, 2018: Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of information received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI). The following are the important highlights regarding FTAs and FTAs one-Tourist Visa during the month of April, 2018: Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs): FTAs in […]