Recently, Tourism Department of Andhra Pradesh has introduced a new and wide range of water sport activities to Vijayawada tourists. Now, visitors here can enjoy a plethora of water sport activities like Para-motoring, jeep parasailing, parasailing, speed boat, water skiing etc, at beautiful Bhavani Islands in Vijayawada. Work is also well underway to replicate the same across other primary beaches of Andhra Pradesh, such as Mangamaripeta, Rishikonda, Thotlakonda and Bheemili.
Department of Tourism has also launched two houseboats loaded with best in-class amenities at the tourist destination of Papikondalu in Rajahmundry. The state is also launching total number of 33 luxury hotels with a huge investment of Rs 2400 crore. Renowned global brands such as ITC group, Taj group, JW Marriot Associates and Accor group Holiday Inn Associates are participating in this project. Investment in such a large scale for Andhra Pradesh Tourism is welcoming, the govt. also promises to invest more in near future.