Manipur Tourism has won the Today’s Traveller Award 2018 for Best State for State for Promotion of Festivals & Fairs under the Domestic Tourism category for the first time. The awards ceremony is in its 12th annual edition this year and was held at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi on 7 August. The award was received by Dr Sapam Ranjan Singh, Chairman, Tourism Corporation of Manipur Limited and W Ibohal Singh (MCS), Director (Tourism) Government of Manipur at the event attended by top dignitaries of the travel industry.
Sapam Ranjan Singh was delighted with the recognition given by Today’s Traveller Awards 2018. ‘Manipur Tourism expanded its marketing and publicity campaign and reached out to different cities in India through engagement of various media platforms and the success of the campaign was visible during the Manipur Sangai Festival last year, he said receiving the award. W Ibohal Singh said, ‘More steps will be taken for marketing and promotion and we will take it to the next level this year.’
It may be recalled that Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book publisher in the world was roped in to print information booklets on Manipur’s tourist attractions, keeping in view, the need to inform visitors about the varied attractions in the State.
Today’s Traveller Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence across all sectors of hospitality, tourism, corporate and entertainment industries.