Published on : Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Tourists will now be able to take helicopter rides to visit places like Chikkamagaluru, Coorg, Kabini and Badami.
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation has signed MoUs with two helicopter operators — Thumby Aviation Pvt. Ltd. andChipsan Aviation Pvt. Ltd. for thisheli-tourism project and these agreements are effective for five years.
To quote Tourism secretary Pankaj Kumar Pandey, “KSTDC will provide support to these agencies to get various government approvals and permits, certification, etc., and also assist in tying up with luxury hotels and resorts in the state.”
Pandeyadded, “The promotion of heli-tourism will be carried out through the tourism department and KSTDC websites and social media platforms.”