Interesting Facets Of Orissa Tourism

Orissa Tourism has many interesting facets that often surprise the tourists with its diversity. The beauty of diversity of Orissa can be witnessed from the variety of cultures, places, art forms, famous archaeological sites, marvellous temples and incredible natural reserves. These are some of the beautiful shades of Orissa.

The tourist destinations in Orissa have been attracting a large number of domestic and international tourists. The wide variety of tourist’s attractions has always lured the attention of the tourists. These are some of the important factors that bring millions of tourists every year to Odisha.

The important tourist places to visit in Odisha are Jagannath Temple, Konark Sun Temple, Gundicha Ghar Temple, Loknath Temple, Daria Hanuman Temple, Sonar Gouranga Temple, Ardhasani Temple, Chilka Lake, Bhitarakanika, Mahendragiri, Khandagiri Caves and Udayagiri Caves. These are some of the frequently visited destinations by large number of tourists.

So, if you wish to experience the true beauty of diversity Orissa is just the right destination for you to spend your holidays with your family and friends. To make your vacations merrier and convenient there are many Orissa tour packages available with the leading hospitality groups. These packages include your stay, meals, sightseeing and other entertainment facilities and services.

With these packages your tour gets much organised and you also get to explore maximum places of interest within your limited time. At the same time the discounts that you get on these packages lets you save a lot of your money. It would be nice to consider all these points while planning your next vacation to experience the best of times.

Orissa Tourism to See Various Colors of Life

On the tourist map of India, Orissa tourism occupies its own important place. The state is known for bearing a number of grand temples and astonishing monuments, and attracts tourists from all over the world. A line of Orissa tour packages are offered in the market making your visit to the colorful state easy and cozy.
The state is visited by a large number of people every year due to its religious significance. Apart from the most famous 12th century Jagannath Temple, the state bears several other temples, attracting millions of devotees every year.

Besides its being a religious place, the state is also loved by honeymooners. Moreover, Honeymoon in Orissa gives you an opportunity to search new meaning for your love in the natural environs filled with spirituality.

For providing accommodation to a large number of people visiting the state, a wide range of Hotels & Resorts in Orissa is available. The resorts are ranging from luxury to budget to cheap hotels and you are in a position to make a choice according to your requirement. In the most visited cities of Orissa, you can have lots of options for accommodation with Puri hotels and Bhubaneswar hotels.

Several well-known artists and fabulous craftsmen belong to the soil of the state. The state’s lovely beaches, wildlife sanctuaries and captivating natural landscapes are all capable to make the state central of attraction among the tourists. Despite having wealth of natural and artistic spots, the number of tourists visiting the state is low.

Toshali to manage 4 Odisha Tourism’s properties

Starting with four properties that are bagged from Odisha Tourism under Lease Development Agreement(LDA), the Toshali Group forays into management to hotel units. The hotel Group now plans to expand inorganically, focusing on destinations that cater to the particular segments like Buddhist circuits all the more after attaining properties in such locations.

Toshali Group won the bid for four hotels out of six which were floated by the Odisha Tourism to be managed by private operators. Government of Odisha had floated tenders for leasing out 33 hotel properties spread across the state from private hospitality investors recently.

Harihar Patra, Director marketing, Toshali Resorts International revealed, “ We won the bid in October for Odisha Tourism-owned accommodation units for management.” The hotel group will be managing hotels in Pathrajpur, Ratnagiri, Udaygiri and Lalitgiri. The Pathrajpur property will be developed as a wayside amenity with 24 rooms which is near to an excavated historic site and would address the local travelers. The Udaygiri will have around 6 rooms more rooms to be added later. For Ratnagiri and Lalitgiri properties, rooms will be finalized soon.

“Our emphasis has always been to promote the tourism of the state. Now that we have won the bid to manage 4 properties in October 2011, Toshali simultaneously enters into the management of properties too and will look at the lease/management contracts for our brand expansion. We are still discussing some issue on the brand part with the tourism department.” He said.

Apart from that, Toshali has acquired Kolkata-based travel company Pan Asia. The company with a team of 5 people, is a specialist in selling Buddhist segment to Southeast Asian countries and Sri Lanka.”Pan Asia will empower us with knowledge on capturing Buddhism Tourism opportunities and now that we have properties in critical Buddhist locations of tourism importance, this knowledge force would be utilized to promote the hotels as well as the destinations.” Patra summed.