Two months long Rannotsav-2013 in Kutch starts from December 14

Published By : Admin | December 16, 2013 | 20:08 IST
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"Gujarat Tourism department has planned well for tourists to realize their dream of enjoying the beauty of white-sand desert of Kutch in moon- lights at nights between December 14, 2013 and February 15, 2014."
"First ever online photographic competition showcasing ‘Desert of Kutch and Cultural heritage’ has also been organized to attract more tourists"
"Adventure Tourism added as a new attraction"
"World renowned ‘Kutch Rannotsav-2013’ has evoked a good response: In 6-years, the tourists turn out has shown a 110 % increase."
"A Tent City has been built with setting up of 350 air-conditioned tents."
"With an aim to attract a large number of tourists, several attractive tourist packages have been introduced"
"Gujarat Tourism Minister briefs about special attractions of Rannotsav-2013"

Ahmedabad : December 16: 2013: In a bid to attract large number of tourists with many new attractions, the Gujarat Tourism Department has organized a two-months long world renowned ‘Kutch Rannotsav-2013’ in the desert of Kutch between December 14, 2013 and February 15, 2014, Gujarat Tourism Minister Mr Saurabh Patel, who is also spokes person of the state government, said here today.

Under the able guidance of Gujarat Chief Minister Mr Narendra Modi, who has dreamt and determined to put the state on world tourism map with its unique Rannotsav, the Gujarat Tourism Department has organized camel safari in white-sands deserts of kutch in moon-lights near Ghordo and in tandem with the traditional culture of the Kutch in two-months long rannotsav, Mr Patel said.

The minister said, “This year, the Rannotsav has evoked a warm response from Indian as well as foreign tourists. This year, in the first package the Tent City has already made 45 % bookings of its tents, so far. This rannotsav has been organized with public-private partnership model by the Gujarat Tourism Department.”

The drive launched by Gujarat Tourism’s brand ambassador and mega super star of Indian movie and television industry, Mr Amitabh Bachchan has given a good thrust in increasing the tourists turn-out at the event. In year 2007-07, the event had attracted 771,000 tourists which had risen to 1619,000 tourists in year 2012-13, the minister added.

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Rannotsav-2013 in Kutch

Rannotsav-2013 in Kutch

Rannotsav-2013 in Kutch

Rannotsav-2013 in Kutch

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