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Migratory birds arrives in Bhitarkanika National Park


Kendrapara/Bhubaneswar, 03/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarna Prava Nayak )-  : Migratory birds have started arriving at the wetland spots of the Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district. The marshy and swampy wetland spots in the Bhitarkanika National Park have again emerged as a congenial and human-interference-free winter habitat for feathered guestsfrom cool northern hemisphere, officials said. Their flight has ... Read More »

Odisha invites Applications from Sand Artists for Int Sand Art festival

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Bhubaneswar-01/11/2017 (odisha samachar/Swarna Prava Nayak)- The Tourism Department of Odisha Government has invited applications from the Sand Artists of repute to participate in the International Sand Art Festival scheduled be held at Chandrabhaga Beach in Konark in Puri district from 1st to 5th December 2017.The aspirants are asked to submit their applications  before 10 November, 2017. The details can be ... Read More »

Odisha Travel Bazaar from Oct 15


Bhubaneswar, 14/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The State Tourism Department in association with Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is gearing up to host the Odisha Travel Bazaar from October 15 at Hotel Mayfair Lagoon here. Briefing media about the objectives of the event, Principal Secretary, Tourism Mona Sharma said, “The three-day event is ... Read More »

CM inaugurates light and sound show at Konark Temple


Bhubaneswar, 09/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated the long-awaited light and show at Konark Temple. The light and sound show of 40-minute duration will be presented in English, Hindi and Odia languages. While Bollywood actor Sekhar Suman has done the voice-over of the script in Hindi, Kabir Bedi has given ... Read More »

33rd edition of IATO Annual Convention to kick start from 7th – 10th at Bhubaneswar, Odisha

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Bhubaneswar, 07/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- Indian Association of  Tour Operators (IATO), the apex body of travel trade in the country is organising the 33rd IATO Annual Convention from 7th – 10th September 2017 at Bhubaneswar in association with Odisha Tourism.   IATO is back to this beautiful city after a gap of 9 years. While Odisha has made rapid growth in many ... Read More »

OTDC introduces special monsoon tour packages

Bhubaneswar, 26/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has introduced special monsoon tour packages for the visitors. The packages are- a one-day tour (7 am to 7 pm) for visiting prime destinations like Chilika (Satapada) priced at Rs 1, 155 per head, one-day tour (7 am to 7 pm) to Chilika (Bakul)- Narayani ... Read More »

Odisha Tourism gearing up for Odisha Travel Bazaar 2017

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Bhubaneswar, 24/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- The Department of Tourism, Government of Odisha in association with Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising the Odisha Travel Bazaar (OTB) from 15th – 17th October 2017 at Bhubaneswar. The venue of the event is Hotel Mayfair Hotels & Resorts. The basic objective of Odisha Tourism is to create ... Read More »

OTDC employees to launch indefinite cease-work from July 28

 Bhubaneswar, 26/07/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty): The employees of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) under the banner of Utkal Paryatan Nigam Employees Association have decided to launch cease-work agitation on July 28 seeking fulfillment of their seven-point charter of demands. “Utkal Paryatan Nigam Employees Association, being a recognized association, have been requesting the management for resolving the longstanding ... Read More »

Tourism minister announces special tour package for Rath Yatra

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Bhubaneswar, 13/06/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Tourism and Culture Minister on Tuesday announced special tour package for the ensuing annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath. According to the Minister, special buses will leave Bhubaneswar Panthanivas here for Puri on June 25 sharp at 6 am and would leave Panthanivas Puri at 7 pm for Bhubaneswar. The ... Read More »

OTDC gears up to celebrate Rajo Mahotsav from June 13


Bhubaneswar, 10/06/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ): Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) is all set to celebrate ‘Rajo Mahotsav’ at ten Panthanivases across the State from June 13 to 16. The visitors can enjoy the celebrations at Panthanivases in Bhubaneswar, Puri, Cuttack, Chandipur, Sambalpur, Rourkela, Barkul, Gopalpur, Konark and Paradip, where Rajo Doli (swing) will be the major ... Read More »

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