7th International Tourism Mart Inaugurates by Governor of Tripura in Agartala, Tripura

The Government of Tripura inaugurates 7th International Tourism Mart in Agartala, Tripura, 18 countries were participating. Himalai IAS Coaching Centre in Bangalore aims is to bring awareness about current affairs for the Civil Services Exam like IAS exam, KAS exam.

The 7thInternational Tourism Mart for the North-East States inaugurated by the Governor of Tripura Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki, in the presence of Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism Shri K.J Alphons and the Chief Minister of Tripura Shri Biplab Kumar Deb in Agartala in Tripura.

Shri Pranjit Singha Roy the Minister for Tourism of Tripura, M/o Tourism Smt. Rashmi Verma, Director General (Tourism) Shri Satyajeet Rajan and other dignitaries from Central Ministries and North Eastern States were present.

53 foreign Delegates from 18 Countries are participating in Mart, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has organized the Mart in association with the Government of Tripura, the North Eastern States and Department of Tourism.

  • Kaptan Singh Solanki by delivering inaugural address dwelt upon many new initiatives taken by the government of India for the promotion of tourism in recent years.
  • He said that development of the tourism sector helps in means of income generation for a large number of people and generating meaningful employment, especially the youth of the state.
  • Shri Biplab Kumar Deb in his speech said that the state government of Tripura has outlined a vision of transforming the state into a model state in the span of next three years.
  • He said that with the support from the Union ministry of Tourism, the state government is taking strides for holistic development of the Tourism sector. Shri Biplab Kumar also added that robust development of tourism sector is one of the most significant components towards the development of the state.

In Shri Biplab Kumar address, Shri. K J Alphons emphasised on the overall promotion of tourism in the North eastern states and said that the government of India has started many new schemes and programmes for the development of north eastern tourism states. The Tourism sector during last 4 years has reached a new height.

  • Rashmi Verma said that the varied topography of the North East region, lauded the State of Tripura for having the largest number of tourists in NE region last year, with its rich heritage make it an attractive tourist destination and hoped that the deliberations of the Mart will serve its purpose in the promotion of tourism in NE States.
  • A total of 53 foreign delegates from 18countries namely Australia, Canada, China, France, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, UAE and USA are participating in the Mart.
  • These include Tour Operators & Travel Agents and Media Representatives, Journalists, Travel Writers and Bloggers. Besides the foreign delegates, 26 domestic Tour Operators from other parts of the country and 78 sellers from the North Eastern States are also participating in the Mart.
  • Representatives of State Tourism Departments of the North East States are also present to interact with the delegates and showcase their tourism destinations. They are engaged in Business-to-Business meetings with sellers from the North Eastern Region.

This is the 7th edition of the International Tourism Mart, organised in the North Eastern region with the objective of highlighting the tourism potential of the international markets and region in the domestic.

In North Eastern States International Tourism Marts are organized every tear on rotation basis. The earlier editions of this mart held in Guwahati, Tawang, Gangtok Imphal and Shillong.

The North East Region of India comprising the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura endowed with diverse tourist attractions and products.

The varied topography of the region, the ethnic communities, its flora and fauna, with their rich heritage of ancient traditions and lifestyles, its arts crafts and festivals make it a holiday destination waiting to explore.