The Telegraph


Rose & chocolate to boost tourist confidence

Minister Gautam Deb welcomed a group of tourists at NJP railway station this morning as the state government and tour operators together launched an initiative to boost visitors’ confidence. Deb’s personal initiative came at a…


Pet on the move

ALERT: PET ON BOARD! It’s hard prepping your pets for a holiday you’re about to embark on. Your cat might pretend she doesn’t care, but she’ll look at you accusingly when you roll your suitcase…


Elgin boutique hotel in city

Elgin Hotels & Resorts, owner of the eponymous chain of heritage properties in north Bengal and Sikkim, has decided to come up with a boutique property in Calcutta. The company has chalked out a plan…


Tabs on tourist ride rate

The state tourism department today decided to set up committees and help desks to look into allegations of vehicles charging exorbitant rates from tourists and launch cells and WhatsApp numbers for visitors to lodge complaints….


For the hill-bound, some habits on hold

Drinks with steaming momos at Kurseong Tourist Lodge. Beatles and beer at Joey’s Pub in Darjeeling. Perhaps a chill gulp during a drive along NH2 in Durgapur. These have all been just memories since April…