Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road, Transport and Highways & Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC) inaugurated the India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2019 in New Delhi yesterday. The Ministry of Tourism and the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH) have jointly organized this Mart. Over 240 international delegates from 51 countries and 160 exhibitors from across the country are taking part in the second edition of ITM.
Addressing the gathering, Gadkari said that great positive outcome can be expected from the well organized Mart and the type of stakeholders who are participating. India has language, culture & food, which attracts new tourists. We are focusing on cleanliness and infrastructure which will also boost the tourism sector. He added that tourism sector has employment potential and this is the most important agenda for our government. He expressed faith that the Tourism Ministry will show great results given its commitment to promote tourism and travel in the country.