In a major boost to tourism growth in West Bengal, India Tourism department under Government of India has recently given a formal recognition to Khairabera Eco Adventure Resorts as country’s only second (2nd) tented resort which gives KEARS a unique position among all such eco adventure resort. This is a major leap for the Priya Entertainments Pvt Ltd under stewardship of its Managing Director Mr Arijit Dutta.
Mr Dutta said on the receipt of the news, “we are excited as well as vindicated as there were lots of doubts whether such a resort can sustain. Not only have we proved that we can provide quality and International standard hospitality can be provided in the East but also we have received sustained patronage and footfall and occupancy rates are very high. “
He has also announced an ambitious expansion plan with another 30 acres being added to the existing resort with additional accommodation facility of 6 modern cottages and 10 exclusive mud houses with 5 star facilities in the mud houses.
The Khairabera Eco Adventure Camp (about 70km by road from Purulia town) has also been promoting Purulia’s attractions in an organised fashion, said Mr. Dutta who is spearheading this private eco-tourism project.
Purulia, in the western corner of West Bengal, which has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, is one of the states prettiest districts, with rolling hills, greenery, lakes and wildlife.
Although the Ajodhya Hills have been popular with trekkers and climbers, large-scale tourism has never taken off in the district, partly owing to lack of infrastrcture.