The land of blue hills, Assam is a paradise for tea connoisseurs and tea lovers. In the words of William Ewart Gladstone, "If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; if you are depressed, it will cheer you; if you are excited, it will calm you."
26th October, 2006
BALIPADA (ASSAM), Oct. 25: Owners of plantations on the verdant tea slopes of Assam and north Bengal are savouring the first flush of garden tourism, a business they hope will bloom at a time when their mainstay is wilting.
The B M Khaitan-owned McLeod Russel India and the K K Birla group lead the line-up of estate-studded companies planning to develop properties suitable for tourism.
25th October, 2006
AFTER FORMALLY taking over the operations of Williamson Tea Assam in May this year, the BM Khaitan-promoted McLeod Russel India Ltd is exploring new business opportunity in tea and nature tourism.