Pune: Madhya Pradesh Tourism recently organized a Virtual Road Show for Travel Agents and Tour Operators of Pune. “Madhya Pradesh the Heart of Incredible India is truly honoured and privileged for hosting this virtual Road Show and e- meeting you all. Madhya Pradesh has always offered an assortment of attractions to everyone who loves to travel. It has wildlife hotspots with 11 National parks & 24 Wildlife sanctuaries with rich Flora and Fauna. “The Tiger State of India” also recently crowned as “Leopard State” for having the highest number of Leopard count in the State.
MPTB is working strategically towards getting more domestic tourists, promoting new travel circuits in different segments to the tourist exploring heritage, culture, adventure, wildlife, spiritual, rural & wellness destinations. This event helps us to achieve our goals in promoting our tourism products. We are hoping
that this road show will stimulate the curiosity in the Travel Agents & Tour Operators and they in turn will lead their guests to explore & experience Madhya Pradesh Mr. Sheo Shekhar Shukla, IAS, Principal Secretary, Tourism, Govt. of MP & Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, said. He also assured full support of Madhya Pradesh tourism for the revival of domestic tourism between the states.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Sonia Meena, IAS, Addl. Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board said, “We are in the process to build the confidence and trust
amongst the travellers we have launched various campaigns during lockdown with the intention of keeping in touch with travelers & our partners to ensure them that all the norms for safety against COVID-19 are being followed”. The pandemic has changed the travel preferences of the tourist. Hence th “Aas Paas Tourism‟ campaign was launched to cater to the changing tourist needs of short-haul visits connecting Madhya Pradesh‟s tourist destinations with neighbouring states like Maharashtra,
Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan, with a renewed emphasis on health safety of the visitors.
Madhya Pradesh is a versatile State having variety of tourism products,, we have activity filled tourist destinations, wildlife safaris, natural scenic beauty, adventure activities, camping, water sports, Cuisines, Heritage, Tribal culture, Handicrafts, Wellness and Mindful Tourism and many more things to explore and experience. The State has also developed Home Stay, Gram Stay and Farm Stay schemes so that tourists can stay and experience rural culture and traditions of the State.”
Strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols and proactive compliance of safety measures have been the bedrock of Tourism campaign of the State. A detailed presentation by Madhya Pradesh tourism highlighted the steps taken by Madhya Pradesh tourism to create an awareness to the local stakeholders on safety protocols and assured that all the necessary precautions are in place. This roadshow is aimed to give a feel of Madhya Pradesh and facilitate a better understanding of the state and provide updated information along with showcasing the culture and the wide range of tourism products and offerings.