Published on : Saturday, May 4, 2019
The Ministry of Tourism India under the “Incredible India” banner participated at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Dubai 2019, showcasing India as a favored destination for tourism, providing a platform for the tourism stakeholders to showcase the various tourism destinations and products and promote India as a ‘Must See, Must Visit’ destination.
The India Pavilion showcased India as a “365 Days Destination” year round multi-faceted tourist destination, with huge scope for Culture, Adventure, Cruise, Golf, MICE, luxury, wildlife, Wellness and medical tourism.
India has vast opportunities for tourism related to sight-seeing, spirituality, wellness, shopping, sports and other activities.
The infrastructure for tourism has been continuously improving in India to accommodate tourists from all over the world but there is still a lot of untapped potential for future tourist arrivals in India. There is also a lot to be learnt from Dubai in promoting tourism in India.
The Government of India has liberalized and simplified visa regime for tourists and much is being done to facilitate travel of Emiratis and foreign nationals to India from UAE.
About 20 participants from India represented the State Tourism Department of Kerala. Air India, IRCTC, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Hoteliers/Resorts, Wellness Spas and Ayurveda Centres also showcased their showcase their diverse tourism products and services.