MANALI: The banks of Beas river, which wreaks havoc with devastating floods during monsoon season every year and attracts tourists with its charm, would soon be channelized and beautified at a cost of Rs 585cr. The plan is to channelize nearly 70km stretch of the river from Palchan village near Manali till Aut in Mandi

Manali: Soon in near future when you will visit Kullu-Manali, you will first see a huge sign of “KULLU” written on the mountain face. After driving for few minutes, you will see another sign “MANALI”. Both the signs would be on the theme of “Hollywood sign“. Kullu administration has planned to build huge structures to

MANALI: Tourists can now not just see snow but even snowfall everyday for five months in winters as the snow-making machine (snow gun) imported from Europe by four youths of Manali has started making snow. The trial has been successful and the machine made 30cm of snow early morning on Friday. It took nearly two

MANALI: Cold waves are likely to break records of last many years in Himachal as even rivers and lakes have started to freeze at many parts of the state under intense cold conditions. If you want to experience the winters of Himachal, this is the right time to visit. Chandra and Bhaga rivers of Lahaul,

MANALI: Be it Kufri, Narkanda, Solang or any skiing slope of Himachal, none of them have snow-making machine like ski slopes of developed nations. Despite high demand from skiers, government has failed to buy a single such machine to ensure availability of snow on slopes whenever needed. But, four youth from Manali villages have imported

MANALI: A seminar on “role of media in tourism development” was organized by Himachal Pradesh Journalist Union (HPJU) here today which was sponsored by Manali Hoteliers’ Association. Detailed discussion was held on various ways of promotion of tourism in Himachal Pradesh. It was decided that a vision document for development of tourism will be prepared

MANALI: Tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh may soon get a world class eco-friendly tourist destination as Hamta in Kullu valley which is close to open for tourists in few months. A team of officials from tourism and civil aviation, administration, forest department and local stakeholders led by Manali sub-divisional magistrate Vinay Dhiman visited Hamta to check

SHIMLA/ MANALI: With thousands of tourists from West Bengal thronged Himachal Pradesh to enjoy their holidays, the hill state has turned mini-Bengal where every third tourist is Bengali. Density of Bengali tourists is going to increase even more in October when their beeline is expected towards Himachal following “puja vacations” in West Bengal. Tourists from

MANALI: A national level seminar on the theme of Energy Conservation in Hotel Industry was organized under collective efforts of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Germany and Manali Tourism Stakeholders’ Association in Manali on Saturday. Seminar on conservation of energy in hotel industry Regional director of PHD Chamber of Commerce and

MANALI: Riots in Kishtwar have proved fatal for adventure tourism of Himachal along Manali-Kilaar-Kishtwar as most of the bike and jeep safari tours on this route have cancelled for the season. Taxi operators in Himachal are not ready to lend their cabs to tourists for any part of Jammu and Kashmir. Manali – Kishtwar –