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Panthanivas, The New Destination For Weddings, This Season


19 December 2019

Debashish Maharana


Bhubaneswar: With a view to boost tourist inflow to the State, the Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) in view of the ensuing wedding season has introduced 'Destination Wedding Package' at select Panthanivases located in the lap of nature.

In the first phase, the package will be available in six Panthanivases at Gopalpur, Rambha, Konark, Puri, Chandipur, and Barkul.

Under the programme both domestic and foreign tourists can get marriages of their children or friends organized at the aforementioned Panthanivases.

As per the provisions available in the package OTDC will take care of the wedding right from 'mehendi rasam', decoration, marriage ceremony, videography, cultural programme and pleasure trips to nearby places.

This is for the first time OTDC has introduced such innovative package.

That apart, in order to strengthen its booking system, OTDC has entered into agreements with online travel intermediaries: make my trip, Goibibo, and jatraonline.

Further, service of two buses to take tourists to visit tourist places in western Odisha's Kalahandi and Bolangir districts will be started very soon.

OTDC has also, come up with special packages for honeymooners.

The corporation will very soon introduce a floating restaurant and houseboat facilities for the tourists at Chilika Lake.

The OTDC is hopeful that its new ventures will meet the expectations of tourists of all classes.

Shreemayee Mishra, Chairperson, OTDC