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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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    NSW’s AUD50m bid to make project sunrise a Sydney-only venture

    The post NSW’s AUD50m bid to make project sunrise a Sydney-only venture appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The NSW government secretly offered $50 million to Qantas in exchange for the business making Project Sunrise a Sydney exclusive for five years and retaining its base in the state. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet tabled the offer, obtained by the SMH, to the airline’s chief executive, Alan Joyce, which also sought a commitment to no net job losses and the creation of 2,000 full-time roles over the first five years. Qantas insists the document represents only a “draft offer”, while the NSW government said a final, binding deal has yet to…

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    Going local! Discova unveils new project to support farmers in Bali

    The post Going local! Discova unveils new project to support farmers in Bali appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. With a long-standing commitment to generate alternative income for the communities they work with, Discova has unveiled a new project to support the local communities of the region in Bali. As a part of their broader objectives to ensure that tourism has a greater impact on communities, they have now initiated a project to help develop an organic farming project in cooperation with the villagers in Bali.   Where it all started In Manggis village in Bali, Indonesia, the villagers’ primary source of income is farming rice. Therefore,…

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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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    Jerusalem illuminates iconic landmarks in first major tourist project for 2021 for post-Covid travellers

    The post Jerusalem illuminates iconic landmarks in first major tourist project for 2021 for post-Covid travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. From 21 February-3 March, Jerusalem will bring back the light to the capital with a breath-taking and exciting project entitled Jerusalem – Follow the Lights. Dozens of iconic landmarks will be illuminated and transformed into work of arts, offering new perspectives never seen before and an interactive experience for people around the world. The project – available in a virtual format as well – restores light into these difficult COVID times, after months at home, in isolation and lockdowns. Jerusalem is preparing to welcome back…