Leisure & Cultural Events

Leisure Sport | Recreation | Ceremonial | Religious | Art | Heritage

Personal Events

Weddings | Birthdays | Anniversaries

Corporate Hospitality Events

Concerts | Award Ceremonies | Film Premieres | Fashion Shows

Marketing Events

Road Shows | Grand Opening

Organizational Events

Press Conferences | Corporate Meetings | Conferences | Product Launch

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Holi

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Saturday, 16 March 2013

Logo

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Monday, 11 March 2013

Anniversaries



Anniversary celebrates the important milestones in a couple’s life. The celebration provides an opportunity to friends and relatives to experience the renewal of vows, quite similar to an actual Wedding. The “open house” reception includes all the same detailed facets to coordinate Flowers, Décor, Music, and Photography.

Weddings



Wedding is the most important event of a bride. She looks for “the perfect wedding”, varying from the traditional wedding… to the theme wedding… to the outdoor wedding…

Event Architect monitor every minute details, to keep things running as smoothly as possible as a small glitch during the event can turn into a major emotional crisis.

Birthdays



Birthday parties are most the special celebrations, recognizing the milestones in a person’s life. These festivities can be casual or formal. They may be intimate, with just a few close friends and family; or they can be grand events. Event Architect assures you a successful party.

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Medical Tourism


Wellness Tourism, also called Medical Tourism can be broadly defined as the process by which patients who need surgical and other forms of specialized treatment can avail 'cost effective' private medical care in collaboration with the tourism industry. This process has been enabled by the corporate sector involved in medical care as well as the tourism industry - both private and public. more

Accessible Tourism


The premise of accessible tourism is that there exist considerable sections of the society, who encounters varying degrees of barriers in participating leisure and recreation opportunities. Accessible Tourism is meant to designate facilitation mechanisms and creating an environment for the travel and tourism needs of persons with special needs. Its framework encompasses tourists with disabilities and also those facing reduced mobility of varying types. more

Murshidabad


Murshidabad is a city in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal state in India, lies on the southern bank of the Bhagirathi. Nizamatkila, an Italian style palace built by the British is located adjacent to the River Bhagirathi. Across the river among places to visit are Khusbag, the garden where Nawabs were buried. Great Imambara, Moti Jhil (pearl lake) and the impressive ruins of Katra Mosque, built in 1723, and Medina mosque are other attractions. The Hazarduari, the mansion of thousand doors is now a museum of the Nawab dynasty‘s belongings. A Jain Parasnath Temple is located at Kathgola. Another interesting palace is Wasif Manzil with its unique collection of curios, paintings, arms and costumes.  It has a tradition of handicrafts in silk, ivory carvings and bell metal-ware. more

Malda


Malda, formerly called English Bazaar is a city in Maldah, located on the banks of the Mahananda River. It is known for its delectable mangoes and the museum which houses the archaeological finds at Gour and Pandua. Gaur, capital of three dynasties of ancient Bengal: the Buddhists Palas, the Hindu Senas and the Muslim Nawabs have seen three distinct eras of glory. It has many historical relics namely Bara Sona Mosque, Dakhil Darwajah, Qadam Rasul Mosque, Lattan Mosque. Pandua is known for the third largest concentration of Muslim monuments of Bengal. Adina Masjid, built in 1369 by Sikandar Shah is one of the largest mosques in India. more

Bardhaman


Kalna, popularly known as Ambika Kalna is a town in the Bardhaman District. It is situated on the western bank of the Bhāgirathi. The town is named after the very popular Deity of Goddess Kali, Maa Ambika. It has numerous historical monuments such as the Rajbari (the palace) and Kalna Temples.  The Kalna Temples are built of bricks with intricate terracotta designs. Unique among the temples are the ornate Palki Krishna Chanraji Temple and the Pratapeswar Temple, a 108-temple complex dedicated to Lord Shiva. more

Hooghly


Bandel, founded by Portuguese settlers, is a suburban area in Chinsurah-Mogra block in Chinsurah subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is famous for the Bandel Basilica, one of the oldest Christian churches in West Bengal. The Church and the Monastery were built around 1660 by the Portuguese. It is dedicated to Nossa Senhora do Rosário, also known as "Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem", meaning "Our Lady of the Good Voyage". The keystone of an older church with the year 1599 on it adorns the riverside gate of the monastery attached to it. more

Bansberia is a town in Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. The temples of Ananta Vasudeva and Hangseshwari are famous tourist spots. more

Furfura Sharif is a small village in the Jangipara community of Hooghly District. This place is famous for the mosque built by Muqlish Khan in 1375. more

Tarakeswar is a town in the Hooghly District. It is a renowned place of pilgrimage and the greatest centre of the Shiva sect in West Bengal. more

Hooghly


Chandannagar, formerly known as Chandernagore is a small city, former French colony and the headquarters of a subdivision in the Hooghly District lies on the Hooghly River. Famous tourist spots include Chandannagore Strand; Chandannagore Museum and Institute; The Sacred Heart Church; The Underground House; Nandadulal Temple; Nritya Gopal Smriti Mandir; Houses of  Rash Behari Bose, Kanailal Datta, Sri Harihar Sett, Upendra Nath Bandopadhyay and Jatindra nath Bandopadhyay; and Amusement Parks namely: KMDA, Chuti park and New Digha. more

Serampore is a city in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a pre-colonial town on the right bank of the Hoogli River. Famous tourist spots include Radhaballav Temple, Jagannatha Bari, Mahesh Rath Jatra, Serampore Rajbari, Soshan Kali Temple, Huge Banyan Tree (almost 100 years old) at Bot-tala Bus Stop, Sheoraphuli Raj Debuttar Estate, Shitala Mandir at Chatra Shitalatala, Chatra Doltala, Serampore College, Serampore Jute Mill, Danish Cemetery, Satimata Mandir in B. P. Dey Street more

Birbhum


Kankalitala is a temple town in Bolpur of Birbhum district.  It is situated on the bank of the Kopai River. It is one of the Shakti Peethas where the kankal (waist) of Parvati fell. There are several temples in the town. more

Tarapith is a small temple town near Rampurhat in the Birbhum district, known for its Tantric temple and its adjoining cremation grounds. The Tantric Hindu temple is dedicated to goddess Tara. Bamakhepa (Mad Saint) worship the temple and resided in the cremation grounds as a mendicant and practiced and perfected Yoga and the Tantric art under the tutelage of another famous saint known as the Kailashpathi Baba. Bamakhepa dedicated his entire life to the worship of mother Tara. His ashram is also located close to the temple. more

Bakreshwar is a town in the Suri Sadar of the Birbhum. This place is famous as one of the 51 Shakti Pithas where there is a temple dedicated to Adi Shakti. This is a major pilgrimage spot for Hindus. more

Nalhati is a town in the Birbhum District. This town is named after the Shakti Peetha “Nalhateshwari”. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India. more

Sainthia is a town in Suri Sadar of Birbhum district. The name Sainthia is derived from 'Sain', a Bengali term used to refer to an Islamic priest. Sainthia is known as 'Nandipur', after the famous temple of Nandikeshwari. Nandikeshwari Temple is one of the Shakti Peethas in India. more

Birbhum


Shantiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district. Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore wrote many of his literary classics in his house at Shantiniketan. more

Pilgrim Tourism


Gangasagar, also called Sagar Island lies on the continental shelf of Bay of Bengal, governed by the State government of West Bengal. It holds Gangasagar Mela, the largest fair in West Bengal, held on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Hindus gather to take a holy dip at the confluence of river Ganges and Bay of Bengal and offer puja in the Kapil Muni Temple. more

Cruise Tourism


Sunderbans is a marshy mangrove jungle south of the Indian state of West Bengal and is the largest estuarine forest in the world. This dense tropical forest, inhabited by wild animals, is the home of the legendary Royal Bengal Tiger. The wildlife in the Sunderbans includes Boars, Spotted Deer, Rhesus Monkeys, Fishing Cats, Otters, Civets, Salvador Lizards, Estuarine Crocodiles and Olive Ridley Turtles. more

Interesting places in and around Sundarban:

Bakkhali is seaside resort in South 24 Parganas. It is located on one of the many deltaic islands spread across southern Bengal. Most of the islands are part of the Sunderbans, barring a few at the fringes. Some of these are joined together with bridges over narrow creeks. This small island juts out into the vast expanse of the Bay of Bengal. more

Frasergunj constitutes twin towns near Bakkhali, now forming one continuous locality. Casuarinas trees line the beach. It was named after Sir Andrew Fraser, Lieutenant Governor of Bengal (1903–1908), who discovered the place.

Henry Island is an island near Bakkhali in South 24 Parganas. It is around 130 km from Kolkata. Dense mangrove forest parted by numerous canals covered the area then. There is no one to pry other than the red fiddler crabs dotting the shore. Lazing on the sprawling and deserted beach is very enjoyable. The view from the Sundari Tourist Complex tower is excellent and refreshing. more

Dhamakhali is the meet point of Sunderban Tiger Reserve and Bagna Forest.

Diamond Harbour is in the southern suburbs of Kolkata, on the banks of the Hooghly River quite near where the river meets the Bay of Bengal. This small town is a popular weekend tourist spot located in South 24 Parganas district. more

Godkhali forms tourist destination for Boney Camp, Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali and Jhingekhali. It is famous for designer tourist cottages. more

Jharkhali, a Village in Basanti Tehsil, in South 24 Paraganas was built by the people who came from Purba Pakistan (Bangladesh). It is the last village in Sunderban and sarrounded by Matla River. It is famous for Ifad Area (Jharkhali Mangrove Ecological Garden), Dense Mangrove Forest, Watch Tower (to get the view of Sundarban Wildlife) and Jhar Bhanglow (a tourist lodge of Fishery Department, Government of West Bengal). more

Kaikhali, a small land adjoining Mohana where Matla and Nimaniya rivers flow in to the Bay of Bengal, abounds in a variety of trees such as Garan, Golappata, Hogla, Sundri, etc. Motor Boat and Cruise are available at the Matla River. more

Lothian Island, situated in South 24 Parganas includes Estuarine Crocodile, Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Spotted Deer, Jungle cat, Rhesus macaque. more

Eco Adventure Tourism


Facing the towering Himalayas and surrounded by high green hills covered with coniferous forests, Darjeeling is perched, literally, on the roof of the world. The mini train, which chugs off from New Jalpaiguri provides an exciting journey through deep jungles, rice fields, tea gardens and pine forests. The view of the Kanchenjunga from Observatory Hill or the sun‘s play on the highest mountain of the world, Everest can be seen from nearby Tiger Hill. Kalimpong is a hill station in the Mahabharata Range. Other interesting places in the district of Darjeeling include: Kurseong (a newly developed hill resort with a lake, Mirik), Sandakphu and Phalut (for high altitude treks). more

Jaldapara, the Wildlife Sanitary famous for one-horned Indian rhino comprises lush panorama of mighty trees interspersed in a sea of tall grasslands. Elephant Safari is available for the tourist through the Jaldapara Sanctuary. Other Wildlife Sanctuaries include Gorumara and Chapramari. more

Dooars, also called Duars are the floodplains and foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India around Bhutan. Duar means door and, the region forms the gateway to Bhutan from India. There were 18 gateways through which the Bhutanese people can communicate with the people living in the plains. This region is divided by the Sankosh river into the Eastern and the Western Dooars. The Western Dooars is known as the Bengal Dooars and the Eastern Dooars the Assam Dooars. more

Caravan Tourism


Caravan Tourism has gained immense popularity across the globe owing to the freedom and flexibility it provides. Caravans are unique tourism products, which promote family oriented tours where adequate hotel accommodations are not available. There is at present a growing demand for eco, adventure, wildlife and pilgrimage tourism. This involves visiting and staying in remote areas, forests, deserts and riversides. There is shortage of accommodation at tourist destinations, especially in remote areas and in certain cases at places where a permanent construction may neither be permissible nor feasible. In such a scenario, Caravan Tourism can effectively meet the growing demand, while ensuring adherence to quality, standards and safety norms. Caravan Tourism would attract a wide range of market segment including young people, families, senior citizens and international tourists. more

Beach Tourism


Digha is a popular long and hard beach resort in the Indian State of West Bengal. The beach is girdled with casuarinas plantations along the coast enhancing the beauty of the shore. The sea is calm but, shallow for about a mile from the beach. more

Some of the interesting places in and around Digha:


Chandaneshwar is in the Balasore district of Orissa. It is famous for an old Shiva temple. A huge annual fair in the Pana Sankranti, the first day of the Oriya calendar, is celebrated on the premises. A large number of pilgrimages from all over the country visit the temple during this period. more


Junput is an unexplored beach in Bankiput of Contai, bordered by a dense forest of Casuarina trees with millions of red crabs popping their heads from their burrows. Brackish Water Fish Cultivation and Research are done here by the State Government Fisheries Department. Some of the interesting places at Bankiput are the fully operational Lighthouse nearby Dariapur and, the temple of Kapalkundala (as mentioned in Bankim Chandra’s novel).


Mandarmani is a seaside resort village, lies in East Midnapore district and at the northern-end of the Bay of Bengal. It has a small fishing harbor. more


Shankarpur is a regular fishing harbor. The reflection of the Sun Raise on the sea waves in the east, and the local fishing boats on the coast offer excellent photographic opportunities. more


Tajpur, located in East Midnapore, is one of the recently discovered beach destinations of West Bengal. It is fringed with a dense forest of Tamarisk trees. The beach is infested with infinite number of red crabs whose presence makes the beach look crimson. more

Polo Tourism


India has rich historical ties with many of the sporting traditions including Polo. The game of Polo originated in India is one of the few countries in the world where this game is still preserved and practiced. The Calcutta Polo Club is the oldest Polo club in the world and is 150 year old. Therefore Polo can rightly be termed as "Heritage Sports" of India.

Tourism sector has immense potential in adding to the economic growth and socio-economic development in the country through its multiplier effect. The country can utilize its unlimited potential to develop the niche sectors like golf, caravan, polo, adventure sports etc. The sports sector has a major economic impact, contributing billions of dollars to the economy and scope for employment generation. The trend towards travel for the purpose of participating in some sports activity is both significant and growing in India worldwide.

Calcutta Polo Club was established in 1862 and is considered as the oldest polo club of the world which is still in existence. more

Calcutta Polo Club - The Stable
Way to Calcutta Polo Club

Golf Tourism


Ministry of Tourism, Government of India endeavors to work as a catalyst and active supporter for the development of Golf Tourism in the country. Sports tourism in India is gaining interest, especially after the successful completion of Commonwealth Games 2010. One of the latest trends in golf tourism is the fact that there has been a recent surge in the interest levels among youth, the world over.


Royal Calcutta Golf Club was established in 1829. It’s the oldest golf club outside the Great Britain and is the second-oldest outside of Scotland. Originally situated close to the Calcutta airport, in the Indian state of West Bengal, the club moved to the Maidan and finally to its present location at Tollygunge in 1910. more

Recreation



Kolkata, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, located on the east bank of the Hooghly River is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational center of East India. Recreation in West Bengal commonly include Golf Tourism, Polo Tourism, Beach Tourism, Caravan Tourism, Adventure Tourism, Cruise Tourism, Pilgrim Tourism, Heritage Tourism, Accessible Tourism, Medical Tourism.

Friday, 8 March 2013

Nadia


Krishnanagar is one of the famous cities of Nadia district of West Bengal, lies in the banks of Jalangi River. Jalangi River was the residence of Maharaja Krishnachandra, a great patron of art and culture. The major tourist spots include the Rajbari (Royal Palace) with a beautiful Durga temple in the courtyard; the Roman Catholic Church, famous for its architectural and sculptural splendor; the College Bhavan; the Public Library; the Krishnanagar Academy; and the Protestant Church. more


Nabadwip is one of the famous cities of Nadia district of West Bengal, lies in the banks of the Bhagirathi River. It is of special significance to the followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism as the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, regarded as a special incarnation of Krishna in the mood of Radha. Sonargouranga, the temple with the golden statue of Sri Chaitanya, is the most important shrine here. more