Published on : Wednesday, November 29, 2017
From December 5th onward, the sixth International Tourism Mart for Northeastern States is about to commence at Hotel Vivanta in Guwahati, this year. The Union Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of DoNER will host this three-day mega tourist mart along with the Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC).
To quote Jayanta Malla Baruah, ATDC chairman, while talking to the media at ATDC office at Paltan Bazar in Guwahati, “Seventy-five participants are set to come to the mart from thirty countries, besides 100 participants from the eight north-eastern States and participants from rest of India. Events during the three days are – Guwahati city orientation tours, panel discussions, river cruise, etc. The events will take place in four different tourist circuits in the region. All tourism ministers of the north-eastern States, besides Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, will attend the event. Most of the would-be participants have Assam as their target destination. We’re going to do everything to feed tour operators, bloggers and mediapersons with information on Assam tourist spots.”
“Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is going to hold a discussion at Mumbai next week with film producers, filmmakers, directors and others so as to promote Assam as a destination for film tourism,” Malla said, and added: “The Chief Minister’s team is going to take video clippings of prospective sites of the State for shoot to show them at the meeting.”