Sikkim Tourism has bagged an award under the category of ‘Best Eco-Tourism Destination’ at the three-day long ‘Travel & Tourism Fair’ (TTF), which was recently held in Kolkata. The award was received by the Special Secretary, Namrata Thapa and Joint Director M K Pradhan. The fair was one of India’s largest travel trade shows that took place in Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata in the presence of the Director for Tourism, Government of Bangladesh and Director of Nepal Tourism Board.
The final day of 30th TTF recorded more than 7,000 visitors to the stall of Sikkim Tourism who were accorded with warm reception by the stakeholders. The platform for Sikkim Tourism was created by the Tourism & Civil Aviation Department, Government of Sikkim for which the stakeholders are extremely grateful.
The members of Gnanthang Machong Eco-Tourism Development Cooperative Society (GMETDCD) and All Sikkim Rural Tourism Development Committee (ASRTDC) left no stones unturned to ensure promotion of the rural and community tourism in the State.
The tourism stakeholders of Sikkim thanked the department for the marketing platform they have been provided in TTF Kolkata after a very long gap and further requested the department to participate in TTF Bangalore so as to capture the South & South-West market.