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Maharashtra Tourism to start sea plane operations in Nov

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Steena JoyMumbai

Maharashtra Tourism will be starting sea plane operations in the second week of November. The first flights is scheduled to be from Juhu to Aamby Valley near Lonavla. This was announced by Chhagan Bhujbal, minister of tourism, government of Maharashtra recently. Bhujbal said, “The seaplanes will use our lakes or dams to land and take off.”

He added, “We want to introduce  new products like adventure tourism, hot air ballooning, etc. We have recently signed agreements with Quebec and Japan to boost tourism inbound numbers  from these countries. The New york Times Square Diwali event was a huge success which was attended by nearly five lakh people. So we need to publicise our products to bring the tourists in.”