You are here
Home > News > Uttarakhand gets awards in three categories in the tourism sector

Uttarakhand gets awards in three categories in the tourism sector

Proving its excellence in tourism in the country, Uttarakhand has won prestigious national level awards in three categories. Among them, the state has won the Best Wildlife Destination, Best Adventure Destination, and Best Spiritual Destination Award. The Union Tourism Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy presented the awards to The Minister of Tourism, Shri Satpal Maharaj.

India’s finest tourist destinations were given awards in 9 separate categories. Out of these, Uttarakhand has won three awards. Jim Corbett National Park in the state has been declared as the Best Wildlife Destination, Rishikesh as The Best Adventure Destination, and Kedarnath as the Best Spiritual Destination.

Adding more to this G. Kishan Reddy, Union Tourism Minister said, “Under the guidance of our Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, major initiatives are being taken to promote domestic tourism and promoting India internationally.”

The India Today Tourism Survey and Awards 2021 were distributed in New Delhi on Friday. After receiving the award, Satpal Maharaj, Tourism Minister of Uttarakhand said, “Since Corona, Uttarakhand has emerged as a major hub in tourism, wellness tourism and AYUSH. Uttarakhand has been the destination of choice for its natural beauty.

It has been continuously attracting tourists from abroad. We have immense potential for adventure tourism in the state, and we are now a prominent destination for adventure seekers. Keeping this in mind, we are also constantly working to promote adventure sports. While Jim Corbett National Park is a perfect destination for wildlife lovers as well as nature lovers.

Uttarakhand’s prestige has increased manifold with these three awards. Our government is committed to promoting tourism in Uttarakhand in an environment-friendly manner and development of local communities. We are humbled to receive this honour.“

The tourism minister’s aim has also been to promote the alternative pilgrimage sites of the four dhams as winter Chardham.