Published on : Wednesday, January 30, 2019
At the recently concluded New York Times Travel Show 2019, India received the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’. It’s the largest travel show in North America, organized from 25th – 27th January in New York, USA.
Ministry of Tourism, Government of India took part as the ‘Presenting Partner’ in the New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS 2019) hosted at Jacob K Javits Centre, New York with a target to increase its tourism promotional efforts in the US, improve visibility of India and to grow its share of US Outbound travel market.
A high level delegation headed by Shri Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and several stakeholders from the tourism industry of India took part in the Show.
Many India centric activities were arranged at the Show including ‘Focus on India’ and Consumer Seminars, Indian cultural performances, Indian Culinary Demonstration, Food tasting, etc.
Also, the Tourism Secretary had words with many leading US travel professionals at the Trade Key Note Session during the Show and requested for their constant support in placing India in the US. India was honored during the Closing Bell Ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.