National Tourism Awards for 2014-15 presented

Aug 3, 2016 10:02 IST

National Tourism AwardsSumitra Mahajan, Speaker, Lok Sabha, on 30 July 2016 presented the National Tourism Awards for the year 2014-15 to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.

The Best State/Union Territory for Comprehensive Development of Tourism was presented to Madhya Pradesh followed by Gujarat and Karnataka.

On the other hand, American journalist Stephanie Pearson won the Best Foreign Journalist for India Award. She won the honour for her feature on Kerala ‘The Great Heaven.’

List of the major awards presented:

Category

Award Winner

Excellence in Publishing in English

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala for their Coffee Table Book ‘Kerala & The Spice Routes’

Excellence in Publishing in Foreign Language other than English

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala for their Brochure ‘The Great Backwaters (Das Faszinierendste Gewässer der Erde)’ in German Language

Best Tourism Film

Department of Tourism, Union Territory Administration of Daman & Diu for their film ‘Ilha De Calma’

Best Film Promotion Friendly State

Gujarat

Best Airport

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai

Best Tourist Friendly Railway Station

Sawai Madhopur Railway Station, Rajasthan

Best Heritage City

Warangal, Telangana

Best Maintained and Disabled Friendly Monument

Monuments of Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh

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