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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 »

Odisha Tourism bagged the ‘Best Heritage Destination Award for Konark’ 2017

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Bhubaneswar, 13/05/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- Odisha Tourism has bagged the ‘Holiday IQ Best Heritage Destination Award for Konark’ in a glittering ceremony held at Taj Mahal Hotel (Mansingh Road), New Delhi on 11th of May 2017 conferred by ‘HolidayIQ’, India’s largest travel community & travel content website portal. Dr. Nitin Bhanudas Jawale, Director, Odisha Tourism has received the award on ... Read More »

Government is committed to protect, promote Buddhist sites: CM

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Bhubaneswar, 12/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : The three-day Kalinga International Buddhist Conference concluded here on Wednesday with a call for scholars of Buddhism and Heritage, tour operators, head monks and monks from various monasteries to join hands and promote Buddhist heritage resources in the world market through Odisha Tourism. Gracing the valedictory function of the conference ... Read More »

4th Kalinga International Buddhist Conclave kicked off at Udayagiri


JAJPUR, 11/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Akshaya Rout )–Large numbers of tourists particularly overseas tourists   will visit the famous Buddhist sites at Lalitagiri, Ratnagiri , Udagiri, Langudi , Kaima , Radhanagar , Brajagiri ,  Neulapur and other places of Jajpur district  as the government is determined to highlight these places in the second International Buddhist conference , said Debiprasad Mishra ... Read More »

4th Kalinga International Buddhist Conclave

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Bhubaneswar, 10/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )-With an objective to promote the Buddhist heritage of Odisha as a niche product within and outside the country the Department of Tourism has started organizing the International Conference on Buddhism in Udayagiri, Odisha since 2013. The idea is to bring to light the rich Buddhist heritage through scholastic deliberations and discussions inviting scholars, academicians, ... Read More »

Folk dance, music fest enthralls audience on concluding day

Bhubaneswar, 04/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-: The State level folk dance and music festival enthralled audience at Utkal Mandap on the concluding day. Fabulous feast of dizzying dance presentations like Dhemasa Nrutya from Kraput district, Bonda Nrutya from Malkangiri, Sambalpuri of Subanrnapur, Bajasal from Bolangir, Ghoda Nacha of Kendrapara, Danda Nacha from Dhenkanal, Chadheia-Chadheiani of Balasore, Karama ... Read More »

State level folk dance and music fest mesmerises audience on day-2

Bhubaneswar, 03/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The State level folk dance and music festival mesmerised audience on the second day. The cultural event began after ceremonial lamp was lit by Tourism & Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, MSME secretary LN Gupta, Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya Vice Chancellor Prof. Kamalakanta Mishra and Culture Department  Commissioner-cum-Secretary Manoranjan Panigrahi. The ... Read More »

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