WTM awards Tourism India

India picked up the World Travel Market Award for Best MICE destination. India Tourism director UK and Ireland Vivek Angra cited the recent growth of UK representation as a key element for the country’s success in the sector. "Companies based in India have been working hard for many years to tap into this niche market, but now there is more UK representation than ever before, which has made the business process more professional," Angra told C&IT at yesterday’s India Tourism event at Surrey’s Oval Cricket Ground. Angra also pointed to global factors including Asia’s economic boom and the growth in leisure tourism that is sparking interest from the MICE sector. The award came on a successful day for India Tourism, which also picked up accolades across three other categories: Best Asian Destination, Best TV Commercial (for its Incredible India campaign) and Best Responsible Tourism destination.

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