DoT, Govt of Karnataka hosts series of roadshows to promote tourism in the state
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | November 25, 2022 | News
Karnataka Karnataka Tourism Roadshow
Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka in a bid to promote the State as the most sought out tourist destination in the Country Hosted a series of Roadshows at Panaji, Mumbai and Pune on November 21, November 23 and November 24. These series of roadshows are organised along with Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) is aimed to increase domestic footfalls into the State from Goa & Maharashtra.
The Roadshow held in Mumbai was inaugurated by Kapil Mohan, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka along with Sudhir Patil, NKCCA and Ishrat Patel, ADTOI. The roadshow at Panaji was inaugurated by H.P. Janardhana, Joint Director (Promotion and Publicity), Department of Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka; Indiramma, General Manager-Finance, KSTDC along with Sainath Krishna Prabhu, Chairman - TAAI (Goa Chapter); Martin Joseph, Chairman - IATO (Goa Chapter); Nilesh Shah, President, TTAG and Ishrat Alam, India Tourism. Pune roadshow was inaugurated by Mehboob Shaikh, Chairman, TAAI; Amit Gupta, Director, TAAP; Deepak Pujari, President, T AAP;Santosh Khawale, Chairman, ETAA - Pune Chapter.
A performance of 'Veeragase Kunitha’, an ancient art form of Karnataka was organised to showcase the vibrant cultural heritage that Karnataka is known for. The roadshow brought together different aspects of Karnataka tourism such as nature, wildlife, adventure, pilgrimage, heritage, and many more.
Devaraj A, Director, Department of Tourism said, “Karnataka is home to a large and exciting portfolio of globally acclaimed tourist attractions like UNESCO World Heritage sites, splendid wildlife and resplendent nature, virgin beaches etc. It is an around the year tourist destination. The roadshow series will provide impetus to domestic inbound travel and would enhance the marketing efforts of Karnataka Tourism to promote the state's destinations to prospective tourists and the travel trade of Goa and Maharashtra."
G. Jagadeesha, IAS, Managing Director, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation said, “Karnataka with its diverse range of tourism products is fast emerging as one of the most interesting and productive states for both leisure and business travel. Domestic tourism being the backbone of the tourism economy has a lot of potential which needs to be tapped. Post-pandemic, these roadshow activities will be an excellent occasion for our stakeholders to renew contacts with the travel-trade as well as tourists'.”
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These series of roadshows are organised along with Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) is aimed to increase domestic footfalls into the State from Goa & Maharashtra.