Tourism Minister presents the National Tourism Awards, 2016-17; Launches Incredible India mobile App

Tourism Minister presents the National Tourism Awards, 2016-17; Launches Incredible India mobile App
Tourism Minister presents the National Tourism Awards, 2016-17; Launches Incredible India
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Tourism Minister presents the National Tourism Awards, 2016-17; Launches Incredible India mobile App

The Union Minister for Tourism (IC), K.J. Alphons, presented the National Tourism Awards (2016-17) on the World Tourism Day, in New Delhi. The Minister also launched the ‘Incredible India Mobile App’ and the “Incredible India Tourist Facilitators Certification” programme.

The Minister also announced that, India will be the host country for official World Tourism Day celebrations for the UNWTO, in 2019.

The theme for the World Tourism Day 2018 being “Tourism & Digital Transformation”, the Minister recounted the various digital initiatives taken by the Ministry in harnessing technology for tourism promotion, which include, launch of a new Incredible India website; 24X7 Chat bot interface on this website; launch of a new website on Buddhism in India and many more initiatives.


The Incredible India Mobile App, showcases India as a holistic destination, revolving around major experiences, such as spirituality, heritage, adventure, culture, yoga, wellness and more.

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