Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Karnataka Tourism to host Hot-air Ballooning Festival.

Karnataka Tourism to host Hot-air Ballooning Festival in Bidar
December 2011

In a bid to place Karnataka as premier Adventure Tourism destination on the Indian tourism map, Karnataka Tourism is all set to unleash a slew of initiatives to promote adventure sports and other activities in the state. As part of the initiative, the state tourism department has decided to host a Hot-air Ballooning Festival from December 29, 2011 to January 1, 2012. Providing details of the Festival, K Viswanatha Reddy, Director – Tourism, Karnataka said, “The Festival will be organised in three different regions: Mysore, Hampi and Bidar. About 30 hot-air balloon enthusiasts from India and abroad will participate in the four-day event.”

Source: Travel Biz monitor

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