Madhya Pradesh Tourism bags 10 awards in National Tourism Awards 2019


Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, one of the most active and creative tourism board of country, was awarded 10 National Awards in different categories namely Best Adventure State, Excellence in Publishing in Foreign Language – Chinese Brochure, Best Tourism Promotion Publicity Material – Lonely Planet Pocket Guides, Best Maintained & Differently Abled Friendly Monument for Buddhist Monument at Sanchi, Best Wildlife Guide to Manoj Kumar, Panna, Best Heritage City – Orchha, Best Airport – Indore, Swachhta Award, Indore, Best Tourist Transport Operator to Radient Travel.

These awards were presented in National Tourism Awards 2019 organised on September 27 (World Tourism Day) at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi by M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India in the gracious presence of Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel, along with Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikash.

Speaking on the occasion, Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, IAS, Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh and Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board and Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation said, “It’s a great matter of pride for us that Madhya Pradesh Tourism has again received 10 National Awards in different categories, Madhya Pradesh Tourism under the guidance of Minister of Tourism Department and Narmada Valley Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh Surendra Singh Baghel Madhya Pradesh Tourism always tries to excel in every field related to tourism.”

On this special occasion, senior officials of Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board quoted, “We highly appreciate the contribution of the tourism industry in various forms and aim to set new national standards in the field of hospitality and services with these awards. In the presence of senior officials from the tourism board, tour operators, destination management companies, stakeholders as well as millions of travellers who have visited Madhya Pradesh over the years, we feel honoured to receive such awards.”