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After backlash, Himachal government slashes entry tax for outside vehicles

The issue arose when the government recently raised special road tax rates, leading to reluctance among commercial vehicles from other states to travel to Himachal. To address this issue, discussions were held between stakeholders and the government, resulting in an effective solution.

Himachal Pradesh government has granted exemptions in special road tax for vehicles entering the state from other regions. This decision comes as a resolution to the contentious issue of increased road tax rates, which had been affecting the tourism industry in the state. The decision is expected to ease travel for tourists and promote a smoother tourism season. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 03, 2023 06:30 AM IST
By, Shimla

Low visitor count in festive season leaves HP tourism industry in a fix

Hotel occupancy, which climbed to nearly 90% in June, plummeted to less than 20% during the festive season, dealing a big blow to the tourism industry

Low visitor count in festive season leaves HP tourism industry in a fix
Updated on Oct 31, 2023 11:30 PM IST
By, Shimla

Long weekend brings tourists back to flood-hit Himachal

Hotel occupancy in tourist towns of Shimla and Manali increases from 5% to 60%, reviving hopes of hoteliers, tour operators

Train services on the Kalka-Shimla rail track resumed on Monday after the stretch hit by a landslide at Summer Hill was repaired. (Deepak Sansta/HT)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:50 PM IST

China sees mass travel as national holiday season takes off

Chinese travellers throng transport networks as eight-day national holiday begins; pre-booked international trips 20 times higher than last year.

Chinese travellers flood transport networks as national holiday begins, marking the first October break since the end of strict zero-Covid policies. (Unsplash/hiurich granja)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:54 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

Rajasthan to unlock tourism potential of lesser-known destinations

Rajasthan government plans to develop new tourism sites in selected districts, aiming to transform the tourism landscape of the state.

Rajasthan government is developing new tourism sites in various districts, including Alwar, Ajmer, and Jaisalmer.(Pixabay)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 05:32 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Jaipur
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