#Odisha #Tourism to host Odisha Travel Bazaar in coming 27-28 November 2016 #TravelBazaar #OdishaTalk
BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to market Odisha in world tourism sector the state government to conduct Odisha Travel Bazaar for the first time in November this year. Tour operators from across the world would participate in the travel Bazaar , said tourism minister Ashok Chandra Panda.
“Odisha Travel Bazaar will be held on November 27 and 28 on the lines of Great Indian Travel Bazaar in Jaipur. It would be a platform for both foreign and local tour operators to market their packages. The state tourism department would spend about Rs two crore on the event,” Panda said. The tourist bazaar will be held in association FICCI.
“The state government has also plans to conduct road shows in foreign countries to attract tourists in coming months. Our roadshows are getting good response as a number of inquiries and tourists from countries like UK and USA are coming to the state after the promotional events,” he added.
“There are plans to give incentives to tour operators who would help in bringing tourists to the state,” said Panda.
A number of value-addition is being done in tourism infrastructure like musical fountain in Narendra tank in Puri, putting up a 108 ft high Buddha statue at Neulpur, light and sound system at Konark and Udaygiri. Src TOI