GIM:Tourism sector attracts Rs 35000 cr investment at GIM

Karnataka, attempting to laborious sell its tourism sector globally, did some aggressive selling of its heritage sites, coastal lines, non secular places and wildlife spots to the potential investors at the second edition of the worldwide Investors Meet on Friday. The State government inked agreements promising non-public investment of regarding Rs thirty five,000 crore.

Karnataka, in terms of tourist inflow, occupies fourth position within the country, whereas Andhra Pradesh stands 1st. In 2010, Karnataka witnessed three.85 crore tourist footfall, whereas it went up to eight.46 crore in 2011 thanks to aggressive selling of tourism sector. The aim is to succeed in ten crore by within the next few years.

If the guarantees created at the GIM over the last 2 days stands true, seaplane service, a global golf course in Mangalore, an ayurvedic health resort in Hampi and a lot of can come back up. Maritime Energy Heli Air Service of Mumbai signed an MoU with the State tourism department to take a position Rs ninety six.50 crore to introduce seaplane facility.

Vishwanth Reddy K, Director of Tourism Department, said the corporate intends to introduce the amphibian plane service not solely within the coastal however additionally areas where water bodies like dams and reservoirs are situated. 

“For seaplanes, there's no would like for airports. Aeroplanes directly takeoff and land on water. Dams like Almatti and reservoirs besides coast may be used for promoting seaplane toruism,” he said.

Lata Krishna Rao, Principal Secretary, Tourism, whereas addressing a session on tourism at the GIM, said the State is keen on attracting non-public investment for golf course development across the State. because the State has smart weather for major a part of the year, golf may be tapped as a possible tourism destination. Opus Hotel & Resorts has busy with the govt to develop a hotel with a golf course in Mangalore. it's expected to take a position Rs one,681 crore. There are regarding eighteen golf centres within the State, and Bangalore alone has four.

The officer said the State is starting up with a Tourism Trade Act which might facilitate investors perceive the govt polices and demand of the world higher. The draft Act would be circulated among the stake-holders for feedback before finalizing it. Her response came when a representative of Brigade Hospitality cluster said that his company invested cash to create a resort in Chikmagalur. however it's not progressed even when a few years thanks to protests by inexperienced activist. it's higher if the govt makes it policies clear, he said.

The tourism department has invited public non-public partnership (PPP) for developing eighteen tourism comes. Vishwanath Reddy said that for of these eighteen comes, the govt would offer land on lease. “We need Monsoon tourism to be promoted in a very huge manner.

Augumbe within the Malnad region has no basic amenities for tourists. So, we've non-public investors to  develop highway amenities. Similarly, we would like to develop Pearl Valley in Anekal with a resort providing journey sports and concrete entertainment. Badami wants a 5 star hotel. Even Jog needs an eco resort/adventure sports. we have a tendency to are certain of obtaining investments. On Friday, 9 investors created commitments to take a position Rs a pair of,487.23 crore,” he said.
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Ankit Softona said...

karnataka is very good place to tour.

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