Rural Tourism Projects to be given more Emphasis for Vivid Experience of India Tourism 

Sikkim was awarded as the best state for tourism infrastructure and tourism related programmes under North-East categories whereas Madhya Pradesh bagged it for the rest of the India.

by justin sam Monday, April 04, 2011
Recently in New Delhi, National Tourism Awards 2009-10 were presented by Subodh Kant Sahay, Union Minister of Tourism. The chief guest of the evening was Meira Kumar, Speaker of Lok Sabha and hot diva of Bollywood Priyanka Chopra was the Guest of Honor for the ceremony.
Sikkim was awarded as the best state for tourism infrastructure and tourism related programmes under North-East categories whereas Madhya Pradesh bagged it for the rest of the India. The film produced by the Karnataka Tourism won the Best Tourism Film Award whereas Karnataka and Rajasthan Tourism were declared winners for Best Tourism Promotion Publicity Material by States/ UTs. Best Rural Tourism Project award was taken home by Punjab for their Bhootgarh Rural tourism Project. The most Unique and Innovative Tourism Project award was won by Caravan Bus of MP Tourism.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sahay said that they will carry out an audit of its Rural Tourism Projects to ensure that this important initiative is not lost, as such projects can provide the visitors varied and vivid experience and expose to different way to live life. “The key for the development of tourism in future would be research, collaboration, innovation, public private partnership and sustainability. While culture and heritage is going to remain as mainstay of India tourism, the world is going to find our new products like Wellness and Medical Tourism, MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) Tourism, Adventure and Sports Tourism including golf and polo very attractive”. He also assured the Ministry’s enterprise would be giving their all support and will work hand-in-hand with the industry. They would be giving a positive response to their genuine demands.
These awards are organized by MOT, Government of India annually presenting awards to various categories of Travel and Tourism industry, which is presented to hotels, heritage hotels, approved travel agents, tour operators and tourist transport operators, individuals and other private organizations on the basis of their performances.
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