Thursday, 27 September 2012

Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development

Logo for World Tourism Day 2012

Theme for 2012: Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development

World Tourism Day (WTD) 2012 is being held under the theme Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development. Official celebrations will take place in Maspalomas, Spain (September 27).
This year’s theme aims to highlight tourism’s role in a brighter energy future; a future in which the world’s entire population has access to modern, efficient and affordable energy services.
Tourism today is at the forefront of some of the world’s most ambitious and innovative clean energy solutions: the aviation industry is implementing cutting-edge technologies to make aircraft lighter than ever before; commercial flights are beginning to use biofuels in their fuel mix; key card systems and energy saving light bulbs are increasingly being implemented in hotel rooms worldwide; and tour operators are asking for energy efficiency throughout their supply chains.
The theme is also an opportunity to ensure international tourism continues to play a role in tackling the major energy challenges of our time,

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Udaipur City The Enchanting Vale

The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lakes, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experiences - an inspiration for the imagination of the poets, painters and writers. Its kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavour of heroic past, epitomising valour and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the Lake Pichhola is an enticing sight.
Udaipur is the jewel of Mewar - a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 years. The foundation of the city has an interesting legend associated with it. According to it, Maharana Udai Singh, the founder, was hunting one day when he met a holy man meditating on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichhola.

The hermit blessed the Maharana and advised him to build a palace at this favourably located spot with a fertile valley watered by the stream, a lake, an agreeable altitude and an amphitheater of low mountains. Maharana followed the advise of the hermit and founded the city in 1559 A.D.

It was in Udaipur that legendary Maharana Pratap was born. Rana Pratap who fought against Emperor Akbar in 1576 is remembered throughout India for his bravery on the battlefield. The rulers of Udaipur never gave any of their women in marriage to the Mughals unlike some of the other royal houses of Rajputana.

Overlooking the aquamarine expanses of the Lake Pichhola stands the splendid City Palace - a marvel in granite and marble.
Of the original eleven gates of the Udaipur City, only five remain. The Surajpole or Sun Gate on the eastern side is the main entrance to the city.
Exquisite Lake Palace of Udaipur, shimmering like jewel on Lake Pichhola are overwhelming in splendour.

Several places of tourist interest around Udaipur, including the majestic Chittaurgarh, the mountain fortress of Kumbhalgarh, beautiful Jain temples of RanakpurEklingji and Nathdwara and the cool retreat of Mount Abu, make the visit to Udaipur a memorable one.

Rulers of Udaipur

Title: Maharana
Race: Sisodia Rajput
Religion: Hindu
Rana Udaya Singh1537-1572
Rana Pratab Singh    1572-1596
Rana Amar Singh1596-1607
Rana Sugra1607-1615
Rana Karan1620 -1628
Rana Jagat Singh1628-1652
Rana Raja Singh1652 -1680
Rana Jaya Singh1680 -1699
Rana Amar Singh II1699 -1711
Rana Sangrama Singh II1711 -1734
Rana Jagat Singh II1734-1752
Rana Pratab Singh II1752-1754
Rana Raja Singh II1754-1761
Rana Ari Singh II1761 -1771
Rana Hammir II1771-1777
Maharana Bhim Singh1777 -1828
Maharana Jawan Singh1828-1838
Maharana Sardar Singh1838-1842
Maharana Sarup Singh1842-1861
Maharana Sambhu1861-1874
Maharana Sujjan Singh 1874-1884
Maharana Fateh Singh1884-1930
Maharana Sir Bhupal Singh1930-1955
Maharana Bhagwat Singh1955-1985


Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Our Services

The Little Prince is a captivating leisure destination in itself, offering a myriad of services and facilities to experience our truly enriching surroundings. If you are planning to visit the city of lakes, Udaipur then The Little Prince in Udaipur is one of the most prominent hotels to put up a stay. To pamper the guests with ultimate comfort, luxury and pleasure this hotel offers multifarious Hotel Amenities and Services. Ideal location, the multifarious facilities and warm hospitality makes this a widely frequented hotel by all types of travelers. You can spend valuable time during your stay in this world class hotel.
  • Best Guide Services.
  • Shopping kiosk offering Rajasthan textiles, jewellery and semi-precious stones, souvenir, books and stationery, camera rolls and memory sticks
  • Business centre with fax, internet connection and Wi-Fi hot zone.
  • On-premise ample car parking.
  • On-premise Camp fire and folk-dance arena.
  • Foreign exchange facilities.
  • Doctor on call.
  • common medicines and toiletries.
  • Travel Desk.
  • Large Business Conference Hall.
  • Relaxing Ayurvedic Massage.
  • Traditional as well as continental food served.
  • Complimentry Wi-Fi


Home Away From Your Home

The Little Prince invites and welcomes you to Udaipur. Udaipur, in the heart of Rajasthan, is a city of majestic palaces and beautiful lakes. Here, adorning the banks of Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, The Little Prince captures all the romance and splendour of a royal era.
We ensure that guests are treated to special moments. To make your tours to Udaipur more convenient, we provide you a comprehensive City Guide of Udaipur. Information on Udaipur City Guide provided by us surely will be very useful to you. Plan your getaway online and let us help you take away cherished memories.


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