April 21 (TravelAndy): The government of Sikkim, a 7,096sqkm state nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India, is developing backpacker-friendly homestays around an upcoming adventure eco-resort in the midst of the Temi tea garden.
In what is being touted as then first public-private partnership with a non-Sikkimese partner in this sector, West Bengal-based Priya Entertainments has signed an agreement with the Sikkim government, which owns the Temi tea estate, for the resort project.
The King of Sikkim had established the Temi Tea Estate over 376 hectares with elevation between 4,800 and 6,400 feet to provide employment to Tibetan refugees. Among India’s smallest states, the land-locked Sikkim has Tibet in its north and east, Bhutan in its east, Nepal in its west and the Indian state of West Bengal in its south. Continue reading Adventure eco-resort amid tea garden in Sikkim
June 17 (TravelAndy): Disney yesterday opened Shanghai Disney Resort, a theme park-cum-resort.
The opening followed a lot of scrutiny due to the recent terror attack that took place in a nightclub near the Disney theme park at Orlando in Florida, US.
This resort and theme park in China is the largest international park built by Disney and the first one to be built on the Chinese main land. Continue reading Disney theme park-resort opens in Shanghai