Hotelers mourn the exclusion of Odish in the Central Tourist List

Bhubaneswar: Association of hotels and restaurants Odisha expressed displeasure on Monday because of the non-inclusion of a unique heritage from the state in the list of 17 cultural tourist sites.
Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman, during the presentation of the Union budget for the period 2019-20, announced that the government is developing 17 cult tourist sites in world-class tourist destinations.
“Although Odisha has much more tourist potential compared to other neighboring countries, the central government has neglected the last 30 years, resulting in the smallest tourist turnover and the smallest number of hotel categories,” the hoteliers wrote in a letter addressed to the State Minister (Independent Prosecutor), the Ministry tourism, Prahalad Singh Patel.
“The Ministry of Tourism has aggressively promoted the Incredible India campaign, but unfortunately not much has been said about Odishi. Even most of the Indian tourist offices abroad are finding it difficult to have tourist literature about Odishi, “the letter says.
Emphasizing the tourist potential of the state, hoteliers have said that Odisha is the only country endowed with rich cultural heritage, the beautiful mountain, Asia’s largest saline water lake with 64 species of rich tribal culture, mangrove forests, wild animals, famous silver filigree works, stone handicraft, Patta Chitra Pictures, handicrafts and handicrafts.
“Destinations such as the Ramsar area, Sun Temple in Konark, the largest lagoon in the northern hemisphere” Lake Chilika “, the Mangrove Forest” Bhitarkanika “which attracted a great number of tourists in the country are some of the destinations that have a higher tourist potential than most locations selected for promotion by the Indian government, “they said.
“We sincerely invite the central government to kindly review the selection procedure and look at Odish’s tourist potential to include at least one or two Odish destinations on the list,” JK Mohanty, president of the Hotel and Restaurant Association Odisha, said in a letter.

Sharing is caring!