Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka (Department) established in 1974, is vested with the responsibility to develop and promote Karnataka Tourism. Department is continuously endeavoring to promote Karnataka Tourism by developing new tourism destinations, fostering new tourism projects and by participating in national and international tourism trade fairs, investors’ meet, road shows, theme campaigns, etc. Department is bestowed with the responsibility of drafting and implementing enabling tourism policies to ensure growth and sustainability of tourism in the State. Department promotes Karnataka Tourism both nationally as well as internationally through its sustained promotion campaigns.
Brief Note of Tourism Department
Tourism and tourism facilities in the district, Drinking water and toilets, conetive road development, infrastructure development etc. to facilitate the local and foreign tourists visiting the Shivamogga district.
Tourism Department Aims
- Promote tourism products and services that encourage frequent visitors to stay longer.
- Protect the enivironment and the ecosystem and promote safe, sustainable and responsible tourism in the district.
Public services provided
- Provide information on Department Plans, Tourist Taxi Schems and Information and Facilities of Tourist Destinations.