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ETAA (Enterprising Travel Agents’ Association) south chapter had recently organised a Destination Expert program to Sikkim & Darjeeling. The Destination Expert program was hosted by Club Mahindra Le Vintuna Gangtok Resort. Sailesh Kumar, Senior manager Sales- East India took initiative to invite ETAA south chapter to experience the newly started property. For this Continue Reading
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The Northeast region has vast untapped potential for adventure tourism that can help sustain local economy and boost local employment by building an ecosystem of tourism-associated economic activities, said the Indian Army in a press release. “While there are a number of initiatives undertaken by separate state governments of each state in this regard, a […]Continue Reading
Hotels & Resorts Top Stories
The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has signed a new Ginger hotel in Gangtok, Sikkim in partnership with Sonam and Dorjee Bhutia. Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL, said, “This signing is in line with IHCL’s commitment to the North-eastern part of India as we continue to […]Continue Reading
Inbound Ministry Top Stories
Foreign tourists visiting the Himalayan state of Sikkim can now apply for Restricted Area Permit (RAP) and Protected Area Permit (PAP) online from October this year, an official said, reports PTI. From the upcoming tourist season in October foreigners can apply online through a dedicated website for the Restrict Area Permit and Protected Area Permit, […]Continue Reading
Domestic Top Stories
Tourism industry, the mainstay of Sikkim’s economy, has got back on its feet since the lifting of the Covid 19-induced lockdown late last year, officials said. According to tourism department records, as many as 3.08 lakh domestic travellers visited the hill state between October last year and March 2022, with January being the most profitable […]Continue Reading
Hotels & Resorts Top Stories
Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has announced the debut of its first hotel, Vivanta Sikkim in Pakyong. The stylishly designed hotel is set amidst lush paddy fields and bamboo forests with stunning views of the snow-capped Himalayas. Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said, “This opening is in line with IHCL’s strategy […]Continue Reading
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