News & Updates

Nepal Plane Crash : A small plane owned by a private company crashed in northwest Nepal 14th May, 2012, killing 15 people including 13 Indians & 2 Nepalis out of the 21 people on board, near the tricky... Read More

Posted on: 15 May, 2012

Siliguri - 8th May, 2012 - Tourism today is the largest industry of the world with the highest livelihood generation rate. It not only helps to develop an area, but also helps to provide a identity to... Read More

Posted on: 08 May, 2012

EHTTOA was invited by the Parliamentary Commitee to participate in the development of the state Tourism at R J Resort, Darjeeling along with other stake holders of the entire North East India. Tourism... Read More

Posted on: 01 Mar, 2012

Darjeeling to charge Tourist - Darjeeling, 19th October, 2011 - Tourists visiting the Darjeeling hills will soon have to pay a nominal “Tourist Tax” as the cash-strapped local administration... Read More

Posted on: 22 Oct, 2011

  World Tourism Day - It was decided that there will be no grand celebration of the World Tourism Day this year. Instead the programme will be restricted to a seminar (on tourism), press meet followed... Read More

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2011

Nepal - 25th September 2011: Tour plane crashed near Everest, 19 perished on Sunday.   A plane that was carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in Nepal on Sunday,... Read More

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2011

Rescue work is on by Army and State Police. Helicopters from various agencies have airlifted the victims. Injured and casualties have been taken care off. West Bengal CM MIss Mamata Banarjee, Mr Rahul... Read More

Posted on: 22 Sep, 2011

Region Affected: The strongest shaking occurred to the west in Gangtok and further south in Siliguri in Darjeeling district of India. Lighter tremors spread southward through populous regions, with these... Read More

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2011

27th July, 2011 - Cho Lhamu Lake in Sikkim Declared as the Highest Lake in India and Sixth in the world        Cholhamu Lake is the highest lake in the country and the sixth... Read More

Posted on: 01 Aug, 2011

Darjeeling: 2011, June 22: Premalata Agarwal might have scaled the highest peak on earth at the age of 45 but her ambition continues to soar higher. Premlata, a homemaker, became the oldest woman from... Read More

Posted on: 01 Jul, 2011

Chaam Dance or the Mask Dance - This is a festivals very famous among the Buddhist and is held during festivals. The time and venue are the whole of North East India, Nepal and Bhutan. If one is lucky... Read More

Posted on: 05 Apr, 2011

Toy train to resume forest rides in Siliguri - For those who want to enjoy a ride through the forest on a toy train, there is good news for Darjeeling Himalayan Railway enthusiast. The Darjeeling Himalayan... Read More

Posted on: 05 Apr, 2011

Alipurduar: The forest department has decided to ban diesel-run vehicles and plastic bags inside Gorumara National Park. Around 1,000 visitors on an average a day tour the park either in hired cars... Read More

Posted on: 31 Jan, 2011

  Gangtok, 1st November, 2010: The Sikkim government has hiked rates for expeditions to five peaks open for mountaineering and has reduced fees for high and low altitude trekking.   The government... Read More

Posted on: 04 Nov, 2010

Halt to Buxa Safari / Rides for tiger protection  17th September, 2010: The forest department has stopped the most – sought - after car sa­faris in the Buxa Tiger Re­serve on the directive... Read More

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2010

Three new Tourist destinations at Dooars / Duars - Garochira near Birpara, Gossainhat near Gayerkata and Neora Jungle Camp near Lataguri   New places are on offer in north Bengal for nature lovers... Read More

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2010

Exclusive retreat For Dalai Lama meditation - Gangtok, September 12th, 2010: The Sikkim government is constructing an exclusive retreat for the Dalai Lama at Tashiding monastery for his stay during the... Read More

Posted on: 21 Sep, 2010

The forest department will open the gates of  Jaldapara National Park, Hollong Wildlife Sanctuary, Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, Buxa Tiger reserve, Neora Valley National... Read More

Posted on: 14 Sep, 2010

OUR CORRESPONDENT - Cooch Behar, June 22: Three Indian one-horned rhinos will make the grassy forests of Rasomati their home before the pujas, making the wetland the third habitat of the animal in... Read More

Posted on: 25 Jun, 2010

News By - Jalpaiguri  Wildlife Beside the flowing Jaldhaka, a unique Eco-tourism site in an island, outfitted with all amenities amidst the nature, small raised cottages with cultural magnificence... Read More

Posted on: 10 May, 2010

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