(The Gist of PIB) National Tourism Awards 2017-18 [OCTOBER-2019]
National Tourism Awards 2017-18
Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu presented the National Tourism Awards 2017-18 on World Tourism Day in New Delhi. A total of 76 Awards under various categories were presented.
National Tourism Awards:
• Since the early 1990s, Union Ministry of Tourism annually presents National Tourism Awards to various segments of the tourism industry to encourage healthy competition with an aim to promoting tourism.
These awards are presented to State Governments/UTs, classified hotels, heritage hotels, approved travel agents, tour operators and tourist transport operators, individuals and other private organizations in recognition of their performance in their respective fields.