Puducherry fast emerging most preferred tourist destination

Puducherry is fast emerging as the most preferred Tourist destination in the country. In order to promote tourism , Government of Puducherry is focusing on promoting large scale projects through public private partnership.
projects like Oceanarium, Trade and Convention Centers, Multiplex Complexes, Science City, Five Star Resort Hotels and Theme parks are being contemplated.

The state Tourism Minister Mr. Rajavelu during his recent visit to Malaysia and Singapore, addressed tour operators and dwelt on the tourism potential in the Union Territory. Road shows were also held to attract Indian diaspora in these countries. Puducherry, a former French colony, will soon join hands with Malacca, former Portuguese settlement in Malaysia, to share and exchange expertise and ideas to promote tourism.

The center has also sanctioned 120 Crore Rupees for undertaking projects like Beach Tourism at Veerampattinum and Manapet and heritage spots in Puducherry and Villianur. The Union Territory offers capital subsidy of 1 Crore Rupees to Star Category Hotels and tourism related projects besides exemption from luxury tax.

With the commercial Flight services set to start operation from Puducherry Airport within few months, the Union Territory will definitely be the most favoured tourist destination in the Country.

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