Resort comes up in animal corridor near Assam’s Kaziranga in violation of SC order

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A resort is being constructed near Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR) in Assam in violation of a Supreme Court order banning construction in animal corridors.

Despite the ban, work in Green Ashiyana Resort is taking place in the Haldhibari animal corridor of KNPTR amid a blame game between the state forest department and local administration.

This is the second instance of construction activity near KNPTR. In July last year, HT had reported about the construction of a building in Kanchanjuri animal corridor of the park, a UNESCO world heritage site known for being the largest habitat of one-horned

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Cuchara ski resort closed since 2001 but plans to reopen next season

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HUERFANO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) — A new public ski area is scheduled to reopen next season — on the same site where a previous ski resort closed 20 years ago.

The Cuchara Ski Resort operated from 1981 to 2000 during a period of several owners. Some local leaders said that the lack of snow, the remoteness of the area and the resort being operated more as a development property are among the reasons it closed.

“This area is becoming more popular for tourists,” said Jim Littlefield, member of the Panadero Ski Corporation and the Cuchara Mountain Park Advisory Council. “And

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With bid policy set, localities in Japan roll dice on casinos

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In December, the central government finalized its basic policy for so-called integrated resorts (IRs) hosting casinos as well as shopping malls, hotels and other facilities.

The decision means localities interested in formally submitting their bid proposals now have a clear schedule of when they can do so, and a better understanding of what they can and can’t do during the selection process.

The bidding process begins Oct. 1 and will run until April 28, 2022, when a maximum of three locations will be selected.

What is the basic IR policy decided in December?

The policy is a series

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Billion-Dollar Orlando Resort to Include Conrad, Villa Rentals

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A new resort is in the work in Florida, adjacent to Walt Disney World. Evermore Orlando Resort is an 1,100-acre, billion-dollar-plus redevelopment of the former Villas at Grand Cypress. The resort complex promises to bring “a new approach to the traditional vacation home rental experience” and will also include a Conrad hotel, Hilton’s contemporary luxury hotel brand.    

Accommodations

At full buildout, the 10,000-bedroom resort represents an equity investment well in excess of a billion dollars. Evermore’s first phase will open with nearly 1,500 bedrooms spread among an array of stay experiences, from single homes to villas, flats

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Coronavirus: Dagmar Ski Resort impacted by COVID-19 lockdown

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Despite ideal conditions, ski hills, like so many other things, have been forced to close.

But Dagmar Ski Resort is trying to keep the slopes ready in hopes of salvaging the season.

Typically, the slopes would be buzzing with activity.

“Our busiest times are Christmas and March Break,” said Galle.

“Last year we closed just before March Break, this year we closed Boxing Day.”

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Galle says the hill usually averages about 65,000 visits a season and that recent weather conditions are going to waste.

“The conditions are incredible. We haven’t had

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A resort in Hawaii says bookings surged to pre-pandemic levels after it became a ‘bubble resort’

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a large green field with trees in the background: The farm at the Club at Kukuiula.


The farm at the Club at Kukuiula.

  • Kauai, Hawaii’s Lodge and Club at Kukuiula has become an Enhanced Movement Quarantine “resort bubble.”
  • Kauai has “resort bubbles” for travel during COVID-19, but guests have to wear a tracking bracelet.
  • Bookings at the Lodge at Kukuiula shot up to pre-COVID-19 numbers after it became a “resort bubble.”
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Everyone dreams of a post-pandemic vacation in Hawaii. But for those who really can’t wait, several Kauai hotels — such as the Lodge and Club at Kukuiula — have opened up as resort bubbles

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Inside the Caribbean luxury resort with no locks and no TVs

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Note from 10Best: Someday, we’ll all be ready to pack our suitcases again and head out on our next adventures. In the meantime, we’ll keep supporting the places that inspire us. Contact hotel for the latest updates.



a garden with water in the background: Elevated view of Rosewood Little Dix Bay


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Elevated view of Rosewood Little Dix Bay

There are no room keys at Rosewood Little Dix Bay, though your assigned butler can summon a set if you’re somehow not immediately in the island hideaway mindset. No TVs, either, but why would you want one when a plunge pool is just outside your door and a lounger reserved

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Not even Lunar New Year brings tourists back to Bali, now a deserted resort island

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Dwarfed by a 21-storey-tall statue of the Hindu god Vishnu riding the mythical eagle Garuda, a tour guide on the Indonesian resort island of Bali said he was staring at a dismal Lunar New Year season as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on tourism.

“In the last 10 months, there’s been no income, because there are no visitors,” said Effendy, clad in traditional red headgear and batik sarong, as he stood in the deserted 60-hectare park where the statue is a tourist draw.

In

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Benton Harbor destination golf resort flourishes on the site of radiation-contaminated Superfund land

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“I’ve been fortunate enough to play a lot of golf all over the country and I’ve never played a course like this. I’ve played a lot of Nicklaus courses and never seen one like this,” said Joshua Doxtator, who has been the course’s general manager for two years and a PGA professional for 16 years at courses in Green Bay and Phoenix. “It was far and above what I expected when I first came here to see it.”

The golf course is run as a nonprofit and funnels its operating surpluses into maintaining the 12-mile public trail system in and

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California enters legal fight over massive Lake County resort, housing project

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and his office are challenging plans for a massive luxury resort and mixed-use project on 25 square miles of fire-prone landscape in hard-hit southern Lake County.

In a legal motion filed this month, Becerra unexpectedly announced an effort to join an existing lawsuit against the Guenoc Valley Project. He argued the project’s environmental impact report, approved last year by the Lake County Board of Supervisors, did not sufficiently address the increased risk of wildfire that would result from the development, as well as the limited capacity for evacuation from the community should a fire occur.

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