BRICS Convention on Tourism to commence on Sept 1 in Khajuraho

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August 29, 2016 3:04 PM

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is organising the BRICS Convention on Tourism from September 1-2, 2016 in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, as a precursor to the The BRICS Summit to be held in Goa on October 15-16, 2016

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is organising the BRICS Convention on Tourism from September 1-2, 2016 in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, as a precursor to the The BRICS Summit to be held in Goa on October 15-16, 2016. Delegation from the BRICS countries are expected to participate in the convention. The two-day event will comprise of inter-governmental exchange of views and ideas, panel discussions on technology, innovation in tourism, and co-operation between the BRICS countries for promoting intra-regional tourism. B2B meetings between Indian travel trade and their counterparts from the BRICS countries will also be organised. Elements of culture, handicrafts and cuisine from different regions of India will be showcased during the convention.

The inaugural ceremony and proceedings on September 1 is being organised at the Convention Centre of Ramada Hotel, Khajuraho. Madhya Pradesh Tourism is sponsoring a gala cultural evening and dinner at Clark’s Hotel Khajuraho on September 1 for the delegates attending the BRICS convention. On September 2, panel discussions on the topics, “Co-operation among the BRICS countries for promotion of Tourism” and “Technology, Innovation in Tourism: Adapting to change” will be organised.

Post-convention familiarisation tours are also organised for the BRICS delegates from September 3. The itineraries for the familiarisation tour would cover important tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, which include Varanasi-Bodhgaya, Orchha/Agra, and Bhopal-Sanchi- Bhimbetka. The tours will be hosted by the respective state governments.

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