By Nimi Chengappa* Contrary to what has been portrayed in the media, the recent unprecedented calamities in Coorg (Kodagu) have taken place only in a limited area that had experienced a tremor prior to the rains and calamities this August. There are thousands of homestays in and around South Coorg where no calamity has […]
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By P.T. Bopanna Will the proactive deputy commissioner of Kodagu P.I. Sreevidya (in picture) bite the bullet this time and clamp down on the illegal homestays operating in Coorg? The Karnataka government which has given several deadlines in the past, has once again asked homestay owners to register before August 2, 2018. Tourism Minister S.R. […]
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AN APPEAL: Journalist P.T. Bopanna is shocked by reports of tourists turning the holy places into spots for merry-making, garbage-dumping and a place for open cooking. Equally shocking is the callous attitude of the Kodagu district administration and local panchayat bodies in failing to discipline the tourists. This is an appeal going out to the […]
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Kodagu superintendent of police P. Rajendra Prasad (in picture) has also not been spared by touts soliciting business for homestays in Coorg. Addressing a meeting recently at Madikeri, the SP recalled how his vehicle was stopped around midnight by agents of homestays, asking him whether he wanted to stay at their homestay. They scooted only […]
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By P.T. Bopanna Is Kodagu (Coorg) district in Karnataka the ‘illegal’ homestays capital of India? Are these illegal homestays engaged in prostitution racket, gambling and rave parties? The answer is in the affirmative because only 242 homestays are legal and the rest of the homestays estimated to number around 4,000 in Coorg are operating illegally. […]
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Home-Stays have become so ubiquitous in Coorg that one can find umpteen places that offer hospitality on almost any road that you drive along. Just to be different, some of the homesteads call themselves Stay Homes! Couple of weeks ago we had the newly married daughter and son-in-law of our friends visit us from Bangalore […]
To weed out bogus homestays, Karnataka government has made it mandatory for all homestay owners to register their homestays in the tourism department portal. Sources in the tourism department said a government order will be issued shortly directing homestay owners to register their facilities before November 15, 2016, failing which legal action would be initiated. […]
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To say Kodagu is a tourist haven would be an understatement. The district has many interesting sights, from cascades, peaks to ancient temples and tombs, writes P T Bopanna The scenic Kodagu (erstwhile Coorg) district is a tourist paradise for nature lovers. Kodagu is not the sort of place for the routine tourist, undertaking a […]