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Experiential Tourism Workshop to promote social tourism organised by MTDC

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 14, 2017, 4:43 pm IST
Updated : Oct 14, 2017, 4:43 pm IST

Experiential Tourism Workshop offers platform to industry people to help them understand how to implement holistic tourism programmes.

The workshop was inaugurated by Shri. Nitin Gadre, (IAS), Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism and Culture.
 The workshop was inaugurated by Shri. Nitin Gadre, (IAS), Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism and Culture.

Mumbai: Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation recently organised the “Experiential Tourism Workshop” by introducing Social Tourism to encourage social cause and promote tourism in Maharashtra on the juncture of “Paryatan Parv”.

The workshop was inaugurated by Shri. Nitin Gadre, (IAS), Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism and Culture  in the presence of Smt. Swati Kale, General Manager, MTDC and other stakeholders.

Experiential Tourism Workshop offers a platform to the hoteliers, travel agents, tour operators, tourism professionals and college students which aims to assist them in understanding how to implement holistic tourism programmes in the country. In order to change the current trends; MTDC offers scheme of Mahabhraman to carry these projects under one roof.

There are 77 Mahabhraman units registered with MTDC, Social Tourism being one of them. The main intention of this scheme is to inspire people from various segments to offer an ultimate experience to the tourists and to provide sustainable livelihoods to families of farmers in villages.

On this prestigious occasion, Shri. Jaykumar Rawal, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra said, “We are pleased to organize Experiential Tourism Workshop with the sole objective to offer variety of experiences for travellers across the globe."

He went on to add, "The hoteliers, travel agents, tour operators and tourism professionals are identifying new prospects in the country which aims to provide a unique experience to the travellers. We are ready to meet the growing demands and expectations of future tourist influx in the state.”

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