Minister for Tourism, Atmosphere and Ecology C.P. Yogeshwar stated right here on Saturday that the federal government will henceforth sponsor the Mangaluru kite competition and can market it as an annual occasion.
Responding to an attraction at an interactive session on ‘selling tourism within the coastal belt’, organised by the Dakshina Kannada Union of Working Journalists (DKUWJ), the Minister stated that the kite competition could be promoted as a model of Mangaluru.
Earlier, kite flyer Dinesh Holla from ‘Staff Mangaluru’ sought the federal government’s help for the competition.
The Minister requested the stakeholders of tourism within the coastal belt to take a seat collectively and put together an itinerary of actions to be promoted within the belt by linking the actions. “Present the federal government a concrete plan to draw vacationers to the coastal belt,” he stated.
B.S. Girish, vice-president, Lodge Ocean Pearl, stated that organising kambala occasions within the belt is turning into a private affair. It may be promoted as a sports activities occasion in a specific place by making 4 or extra pairs of buffaloes to run in slush tracks at a time. There’s a want to organize a calendar of occasions of tourism actions within the belt.
Naren Koduvattat, IT skilled, stated that tourism actions needs to be deliberate in such a manner that vacationers needs to be retained within the coastal belt for someday to allow them to attend the actions and go to locations. The homestay idea needs to be nurtured with the help of the federal government.
Mr. Koduvattat drew the eye of the Minister on the pressing want to guard the seashores, particularly in Udupi district, from the menace of constructing sea partitions. The pristine seashores are being misplaced within the coastal belt, he stated, including that yacht tourism could be promoted within the belt.
Different ideas emerged included want for the advertising of vacationer sights on the Dr. Shivaram Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama, selling boat homes, selling rain tourism, browsing, river festivals, heritage museums, vacationer villages, fishing expedition, and the like.
President of DKUWJ Srinivas Nayak Indaje recommended that the Minister organise an buyers’ meet in Mangaluru to allow these concerned about investing in tourism sector to get to know the alternatives obtainable. Responding to it, the Minister stated that the federal government will organise it shortly.