Odisha tourism planning to start water sports and houseboats to attract travelers


BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to draw more vacationers to the country Odisha tourism is planning to introduce houseboats, water-sports activities and endeavor initiatives in famous tourist destinations. The kingdom has launched into a force to diversify its tourism services by exploring the ability of the diverse waterbodies and wetlands that dot its panorama, except its pristine 482 km lengthy coastline, authentic sources stated.
“The authorities have very aggressively promoted water Sports and undertaking tourism in recent instances. We are laying special coverage recognition on the area of interest Tourism segments together with Houseboat tourism, which seamlessly mingles with ecotourism and water activity,” said tourism secretary Vishal Dev.

The tourism branch has currently organized a familiarisation experience for owners and operators of various luxurious houseboats, water-sports activities, and activity centers from throughout us of a. Participation of 18 corporations comprising 26 contributors across six states inclusive of Goa, Gujarat, Kerala, Maharashtra, Telangana, and West Bengal, apart from Odisha participated within the ride to Bhitarkanika’s mangrove swamps and Chilika Lake.
The site visitors described Bhitarkanika as ‘Amazon of India’ whilst the survey of Chilika Lake region comprised visits to Rambha and Satapada sites, followed by using Tamara Lake.
During the session, members shared their particular feedback, which indicated a standard pleasure and eagerness to begin operations. “Tamara Lake, alongside its 7 km unhindered period, holds the potential to host international sporting occasions, which includes banana boat races,” stated one participant.
The contributors also shared their ideas, tips and feedback on infrastructure improvement for making sure the success of the area of interest segments, protection and protection issues, experience packaging, among others.
“Chilika Lake is the most beautiful wetland I actually have visited in my twenty-five yr profession in water pastime and tourism”, found out every other.
The department of tourism is making plans to incentivize investments in the area of interest sectors which includes water recreation, houseboat tourism and night time tenting via policy interventions. “Odisha has an addiction to creating benchmarks and attainable models for a sustainable company. In this case, too, we will together strive to synergize the diverse segments of water primarily based tourism as a sustainable section,” Dev introduced at the same time as addressing individuals within the familiarisation experience.
Besides, Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project (ICZMP) has additionally proposed the government begin cruise provider in Chilika Lake in affiliation with Forest and Environment and Tourism branch.

BHUBANESWAR: Notwithstanding the birthday celebration’s humiliating defeat in currently-held Lok Sabha and assembly elections in Odisha, the Congress hopes to recover from the losses at Patkura assembly poll, scheduled for July 20. Election to the Patkura assembly constituency changed into postponed following the dying of outgoing BJD MLA Bed Prakash Agarwal on April 20.
Congress country president Niranjan Patnaik stated the birthday celebration will speed up the campaigning for its candidate Jayant Mohanty after Bahuda Yatra (return car competition) on July 12. On Thursday, the party launched names of forty-star campaigners, together with AICC in-rate of Odisha Jitendra Singh and Chhattisgarh health minister T S Singhdeo. It’s easy to find good quality accommodation at each of the above places. Also traveling to these places is not that difficult and can reach by any means of travel.
The price level also makes Sri Lanka a good place for water sports or I should say for tourism. it’s cheap and delivers best simultaneously. For 10-20 USD you can enjoy a full hour of most of the water sports.

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