Friday, June 29, 2012

Famous tourism destination WEST BENGAL the Gateway to East, now all set to coming top in tourism map in India after getting special attention from it's dynamic chief minister Mamata Banerjee.. Now also getting foreign & NRI investment in tourism segment!! Also anow Bengal is totally peaceful & safe place for tourist!!

Gateway to East, West Bengal is a land of enthusiastic and passionate people, natural beauty apart! West Bengal is a truly enthralling Indian state that provides countless reasons to all peoples including newlyweds as to why should they consider the place as their romantic destination. With its diverse rich history, picturesque natural beauty, beautiful beaches, adjoining hill-stations, backwater tourism at Sundarban. Kalimpong and Darjeeling are the two main hill stations of West Bengal that draw tourists from far and wide.

Then there are some splendid beaches like Digha, Mandarmoni, Bakkhali, Sagardwip, Shankarpur, junput and Frazergunj to name just a few. The glory of Calcutta in itself is too vast to be explored. The sprawling tea gardens and rich forest lands present an attractive drive.Tour the exquisite Shillong peak drenched in cumulus clouds and visit the wonders of delightful Sikkim adorned with Buddhist pagodas and enchanting Himalayan attractions. Honeymoon tours in East India offers you a golden opportunity to discover raw natural beauty.
Here one more important thing is due to our beloved Didi’s (Mamata Banerjee) initiative now Bengal is totally trouble free state and from hill (Darjeeling) to Jungalmahal (Midnapore-Purulia) is fully peaceful.
Now our dynamic and enthusiastic chief minister Mrs. Mamata Banerjee herself taken keen interest for tourism development and with her own initiatives Latin American states keen on investing in Bengal.
ON June 16  Latin American countries like Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay are interested in investing in West Bengal’s tourism, information technology, and food processing industries, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Saturday 16th June’12.
“They are interested in tourism, IT, and food processing industries. We are happy to hear that they will invest in West Bengal,” Banerjee told media persons after a meeting with the ambassadors of these countries at the state secretariat here.
The chief minister said these countries would organize a food and cultural festival in Kolkata in November this year.

The chief minister also looking for cultural tourism through  Shah Rukh, Hillary.

On May 7: When Shah Rukh Khan sneaks into the chat between two of the most influential women of the world, what happens might border on grandiose--sometimes beginning the idea of an inter continental cultural tourism.
That's exactly what transpired during the meeting between US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who talked on various issues at the state secretariat today.

The two ladies feature in Time magazine's list of hundred most influential people in the world.

The Chief Minister told reporters that she had proposed US involvement in 'cultural tourism' taking along the Hollywood, Bollywood and Tollywood film industries.

"I gave the proposal after Ms Clinton mentioned about Shah Rukh Khan and said the film star had a big fan club in the US," Ms Banerjee said.

She, however, did not elaborate on her plan of putting in place cultural tourism.

The Bollywood badshah had agreed to be the brand ambassador of West Bengal following a request by Ms Banerjee, who pledges to rejuvenate the state and put it back on track in all spheres.

The Bengal film industry of Tollygunge is also considered dear to the chief minister's heart with several film stars and directors being close to her. (UNI)

Apart from it a deep seat port to be set up at Sagar Island: Mamata

Sagar Island (WB) , Fri Jun 01 2012,
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a roadmap for the development of Sagar Island, where Gangasagar Mela is held, and the Sunderbans, saying one of the projects would be the setting up of a deep sea port.
She said that tourism and other state government departments were working for the development of the area. "I am happy to see that development is already taking place".

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