Uttarakhand receives the Best Tourism Destination Award by the Ministry of Tourism

Industry Watch | September 28, 2022 | News

Uttarakhand World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the state of Uttarakhand has received the first prize in two categories, for the best adventure tourism destination and all-around development of tourism by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. State Tourism and Culture Minister Satpal Maharaj received both awards from Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar at an event in New Delhi. Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy and Minister of State for Defense Ajay Bhatt were also present on the occasion.

Satpal Maharaj congratulated the people of the state and the stakeholders in the tourism industry. He said that this honour is a matter of pride for Uttarakhand and its residents. He welcomed tourists, domestic and international to visit the state of Uttarakhand which offers a mix of experiences to tourists. He added, “Himalaya Darshan through helicopter has recently been launched in Mussoorie”.

Satpal Maharaj, said, “The tourism department is working on multiple projects to attract tourists to Uttarakhand. And both the awards received by Uttarakhand prove that the popularity of the state is increasing continuously among the tourists. Himalaya Darshan service will further increase the inflow of tourists in the state, who will be able to enjoy the high peaks of the Himalayas and the natural beauty of Uttarakhand in a helicopter from George Everest.”

He further added, “Uttarakhand Tourism has also launched an attractive scheme for travel influencers across the country, under which the influencers making videos, in any language ​​will be empanelled with the tourism department. Once empanelled, they will be invited to introductory tours to different places in Uttarakhand, which will be sponsored by the Uttarakhand Government. Folk arts, rural culture, adventurous geo-ecology, homestays, unique spiritual experiences, and nutritious cuisine will be showcased through these curated tours and taken to every nook and corner of the country through these influencers.”

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On the occasion of World Tourism Day Uttarakhand receives the first prize in two categories, for the best adventure tourism destination and all-around development of tourism.

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