Himachal gets Best Indian Destination for Adventure Award

May 10, 2016 21:57 | Tourism
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Himachal Pradesh has been voted as the Best Indian Destination for Adventure Award for the year 2016. This award has been conferred to the State by the readers of the Lonely Planet Magazine.

 The award was presented by film celebrities in presence of Shri Deepak Lamba CEO, Worldwide and Shri  Vardhan Kondvikar, Editor, Lonely Planet Magazine, India in a glittering award ceremony at Mumbai.

The award was received by Shri Anil Taneja, Senior Manager, HP Tourism Development Corporation in presence of many renowned film celebrities like John Abrahim, Rahul Khanna, Suraj Pancholi, Siddharth Malhotra, Sana Khan, Claudia, Femina Miss India. The award for best International destination for Adventure has been given to New Zealand.

Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh congratulated the entire tourism Industry of the State for winning this award. He said the State Government was endeavouring to develop tourism infrastructure and special emphasis was being laid on providing best facilities to facilitate the tourists.

Managing Director, HPTDC Shri Dinesh Malhotra said that Himachal was famous for many adventure activities like Trekking, Skiing, Camping, Ice Skating, Para-Gliding, Angling, River Rafting, Mountaineering, Mountain Cycling, Vehicle Safari etc. He said Corporation was also planning to introduce many comprehensive packages in the coming days that would include boarding, lodging, transportation and many more adventure activities from the HPTDC selected properties.