Odisha looks to showcase tourism potential on global scale
Bhubaneswar: The State government has decided to showcase Odisha’s rich untapped tourism potential on a global scale this year.
Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda on Wednesday said the department looks to take part in the upcoming Global Travel Marts to be held in London, Singapore and Berlin where State’s diverse and rich tourism will be displayed to attract tourists.
Besides, road shows will be organised by the State in all the major cities of the country.
Addressing a road show organised in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in Mumbai, Panda said that the number of foreign tourists to Odisha has grown substantially as a result of promotional initiatives.
“Odisha Tourism will take all possible measures to attract more tourists as well as develop tourism infrastructure,” he added.
Moreover, the tourism department has also decided to organise Odisha Travel Bazaar in Bhubaneswar in October to market the State’s tourism destinations to tour operators from the country and abroad.