India wins tourism awards in London
India today won two major awards at the World Travel Mart in London including an award for leading destination.world Updated: Nov 09, 2011 07:16 IST
India on Monday won two major awards at the World Travel Mart in London including an award for leading destination.
Minister for Tourism Subodh Kant Sahay received the awards - World's leading Destination and World's leading Tourist Board, Incredible India - at a function in London this evening.
Sahai said India plans to increase its tourist arrival from the current five million this year to 10 million in another 2-3 years.
Speaking to reporters here, Sahai added that an additional five million tourist arrival would create 25 million more jobs.
First Published: Nov 07, 2011 23:01 IST