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    Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex added to World Heritage List

    The post Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex added to World Heritage List appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List making it Thailand’s sixth World Heritage Site. The decision to add Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex was made at the World Heritage Committee’s 44th  session, held online and chaired from Fuzhou, China. The session will continue through to 31 July 2021. Located inside Thailand’s largest national park of the same name, Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex covers 464,000 hectares and spans across the three provinces of Prachuap Khiri Khan, Phetchaburi, and Ratchaburi. It is the third natural heritage…

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    Phase one of Travancore Heritage Tourism Project to focus on Kerala capital

    The post Phase one of Travancore Heritage Tourism Project to focus on Kerala capital appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Showcasing the cultural richness of the erstwhile Travancore kingdom that now lies in the southern part of the state, the Kerala Government is set to begin a Rs 100-crore Travancore Heritage Tourism Project (THTP) that envisages conservation of the region’s palaces, mansions and temples. The project will ensure that the old-world looks of the structures will be retained, besides illuminating the landmarks of the city to give them greater visual appeal in the evenings. THTP, overall, covers heritage structures from Padmanabhapuram Palace, now in Kanyakumari district of…

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    Kerala’s tourism minister launches Travancore Heritage Project

    The post Kerala’s tourism minister launches Travancore Heritage Project appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. God’s Own Country now has a new attraction. In a major tourism initiative in the state, Kerala has launched work on the Travancore Heritage Project to conserve and showcase the cultural richness and tangible legacy of the erstwhile Travancore kingdom and make the visit to the state capital and its surroundings a more riveting experience. Inaugurating the work, state tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran said Kerala Tourism is making a major stride by presenting before the world the heritage and legacy of Travancore. The project is conceived in such a way that it…

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    Delhi launches heritage promotion scheme in budget

    The post Delhi launches heritage promotion scheme in budget appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Delhi government has introduced a heritage promotion scheme in its annual budget seeking to brand the national capital as a tourist destination. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the finance portfolio, while presenting an INR 69,000-crore budget for year 2021-22, said INR 521 crore has been allocated in 2021-22 for the implementation of schemes, programmes and projects of the sectors of tourism, art and culture. “For the promotion of tourism, the government is introducing two new schemes titled the ‘Delhi Heritage Promotion’ and ‘Delhi Tourism Circuit’. In order to…