September 27, 2020 0 Comment

Prafulla Das Bhubaneswar: The World Tourism Day 2020 was celebrated by the Odisha government’s Department of Tourism by highlighting the State’s immense potential for ecotourism on Sunday with an objective to revive the sector in the post-lockdown period. Since ‘tourism   Read More

September 26, 2020 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: While tourism has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe, Odisha government has been striving hard to revive the sector by planning innovative schemes and products in phases. During the period from March   Read More

September 6, 2020 0 Comment

Surraiya Rahman I chose to visit a beach on quite an off-season but my love for the sea got me to this beautiful beach in the town of Gopalpur, located at about 16kms from Berhampur in the southern part of   Read More

February 20, 2020 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Satkosia Sands Resort at Badmul an Ecotourism project in Satkosia Tiger Reserve has earned revenue of Rs. 1 crore by second week of February this year. The ecotourism project started in the year 2016 with three   Read More

February 15, 2020 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The success story of Odisha’s Digital Presence has been captured as a Prime Tourism and e-Gov Use case by Adobe. Recognising a one of a kind implementation of the Adobe stack in the Government & Public   Read More

December 20, 2019 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Konark: The Marine Drive Eco Retreat, a unique initiative by Odisha Tourism, now boasts of beach shacks with a vibrant ambience and delectable food accompanied by a wide range of beverages with a beach view that makes   Read More

December 15, 2019 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism’s relentless campaign to boost the global appeal of its key destinations has got a boost with the Marine Drive Eco Retreat. The beach retreat was inaugurated y Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday. “Delighted   Read More

February 19, 2019 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism has been conferred the ‘Tourism Leadership Award’ at the Global MICE & Luxury Travel Congress and Awards held in Mumbai. The global event brought together leaders from 29 countries for a focused meeting and   Read More

April 12, 2018 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: On the eve of the 70th foundation day of the capital city of Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled the logo and official website of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) along with another city   Read More

February 25, 2018 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Chilika Development Authority conducted its first annual monitoring of the Chilika Lake on Saturday with a view to map out the number and extent of the flagship species and to study the hydrological impacts of removal   Read More

January 20, 2018 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has started preparations for the first National Chilika Bird Festival which will be held at Mangalajodi on the banks of Chilika Lake on January 27 and 28. The unique event is being hosted by   Read More

November 4, 2015 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Winter migrant birds have begun arriving in Odisha’s wetland sites of Chilika and Bhitarkanika, providing soothing relief to ornithologists.Their arrival has been delayed this year.It had fueled apprehension of birds skipping annual visit due to deficient   Read More

October 18, 2015 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Chilika (Odisha): The second ecosystem health report card of Chilika Lake would be published soon.It would capture the entire episode of the effect of cyclone Phailin on the lake ecosystem.Coastal ecosystem is very sensitive and fragile in   Read More

September 27, 2015 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: A colourful carnival was organised by Odisha Tourism and Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) here today to commemorate the World Tourism Day.The carnival was flagged off by Odisha Governor S.C.Jamir on the   Read More

September 23, 2015 0 Comment

Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Preparations are almost complete for the 50th annual convention of Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) scheduled to be held here from September 25 to 27.Named Atithi Devo Bhubaneswar, FHRAI 50 is being   Read More

June 7, 2014 0 Comment

By Rajkumar Mohanty Puri, the abode of Lord Jagannath, is bestowed with many natural bounties including a vast stretch of sandy beach. The city’s 10-km-long beach is famous for its golden sand. Tourists throng the beach for sea surfing and   Read More

June 7, 2014 0 Comment

By Biranchi Mishra Odisha, the fascinating state of Eastern India, is a land of holy shrines and hoary antiquities. It is generally known as the land of Lord Jagannath but it is equally important as the land of Lord Balabhadra,   Read More

June 7, 2014 0 Comment

By Mona Lisa JenaOdisha is truly blessed with sea beaches, a long coast line entertains its visitors in several ways, somewhere there are ports, somewhere fishing communities, somewhere you get totally lost in the maze of a crowd and yet   Read More

June 7, 2014 0 Comment

By Biranchi MishraAbout 30 km from Sambalpur in the western part of Odisha, there is a small village ‘Huma’ on the bank of the river Mahanadi .In the 17th century AD during the Chouhan rule in Sambalpur, a temple dedicated   Read More

June 7, 2014 0 Comment

By Mona Lisa Jena Life in its utter simplicity; life in complete rustic charm; life in the lap of nature.That’s the life of the tribals of Orissa.The State has at least 62 different tribal groups living on the hills and   Read More