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Madhya Pradesh presents Awards for Excellence in Tourism Development Sector for 2018.

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06 March 2019 - 12:05 PM
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 L TO R- Bhavna Walimbe, AMD MPTB, Hari Ranjan Rao (IAS), MD, MPTB and Tourism minister Surendra Singh Baghel.


In order to appreciate the excellence and acknowledge the efforts made by various tourism stakeholders, Madhya Pradesh Tourism has distributed state tourism Awards for Excellence on 1st March 2019 at the International convention Centre “Minto Hall”, Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh tourism prized in 36 selected categories in the travel development sphere with an objective to promote and appreciate the contribution of travel industry in making Madhya Pradesh the most sought after destination in 2018. The awards were presented by honorable Tourism Minister Surendra Singh Baghel, who congratulated the winners in different categories. To grace the ceremony further, the Principal Secretary Tourism, honorable Hari Ranjan Rao (IAS) was also present. Madhya Pradesh tourism has always appreciated the people’s support and acknowledges their efforts in creating new milestones for the State and its offerings. On this special occasion, senior officials of Madhya Pradesh tourism board quotedWe highly appreciate the contribution of tourism industry in various forms and aim to set new national standards in the field of hospitality and services with these Awards. In the presence of senior officials from the tourism board, travel operators, destination management companies, stakeholders as well as millions of travelers who have visited Madhya Pradesh over the years, we feel honored to encourage such talent in our State. Our goal is to ensure that each participant whether buyer, visitor or exhibitor must get the value of their investment and time spent”. The award for Best Tour Operator (National) and Best Travel Agent MP will be given to Travel Bureau Khajuraho, Best Travel Agent, Madhya Pradesh award to Historical India Tour and Travels-Orchha, Best Tourist Transport Operator to Madhya Pradesh Travels Bhopal, Best Adventure Tour Operator Madhya Pradesh to Somanipuram Adventure Park and Resort, Indore, Best Tourist Guide Madhya Pradesh to Lakhanlal Rajak of Datia, Best Tourist Guide Archaeological Survey of India award to Sanjay Kumar Khare of Khajuraho, Best Hotel to Radison Blu Hotel Indore, Best Heritage Hotel to Usha Kiran Palace Gwalior, Best Eco-friendly Hotel to Pench Jungle Camp Seoni district and Best Eco-friendly Forest Lodge award to Kanha Village Eco-resort Mandla district. Similarly, Best Chef Award will be given to Jivan Singh and Nathhi Singh Rawat, Best Convention Centre award to Vision Mahal Hotel and Convention Centre Jabalpur, Best Stand-alone Restaurant to Filfora Bhopal, Best Civic Management City (Municipal Corporation) to Gwalior Municipal Corporation, Best Civic Management City (Municipality) to Chanderi, Best Civic Management City (Municipal Council) to Bhedhaghat and Best District Tourism Promotion Council joint award to Mandla and Gwalior. The Best Tourist-friendly National Park award will be given to Satpuda Tiger Reserve, Best Tourist-friendly tourist spot centre to Dadaji Dhuniwala Darbar Khandwa and Best Travel Writer/Blogger award to Ghumo-Phiro sisters.