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Ministry of Tourism participates in three day long World Travel Market (WTM) in London

Newdelhi:5/11/19:The Ministry of Tourism is participating in the three day long World Travel Market (WTM) from November 04-06, 2019 in London, UK. The theme for India Pavilion at WTM 2019 is ‘Incredible India – Find the Incredible India’. A total of 32 stakeholders, including State Governments, Union Territory Administrations, Air India, IRCTC, Hotels, Wellness resorts and tour operators are participating as co-exhibitors in the India Pavilion.

A number of activities including cultural programmes, Yoga demonstration, Henna Application, Indian Food tasting, Turban tying, Saree tying, etc. are being organised in the India Pavilion. Besides, showcasing India’s various tourism products, this year, the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the Statue of Unity are also being promoted and publicized in the India Pavilion at WTM 2019.

Secretary of Union Ministry of Tourism Shri Yogendra Tripathi is leading the official delegation at WTM 2019 which also includes Additional Director General (Tourism) Ms. Rupinder Brar. India Pavilion at WTM 2019 was inaugurated on 04th November 2019 by the Secretary (Tourism) and High Commissioner of India to the UK Ms. Ruchi Ghanashyam.

A Panel Discussion was organised yesterday (4-11-2019) on the theme ‘Incredible India – Find the Incredible You’ for showcasing India as an experiential destination and to make tourists realize the wider potential for experiences on offer in India. The Panel discussion was moderated by Ms. Nina Dos Santos, CNN Europe Editor.

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