World Tourist Meet Current Affairs
India won Best Exhibitor Award at ITB–Berlin World Tourist Meet convened at Berlin, Germany. More than 100 countries had participated in the mega meet with their respective Tourism Ministers.
India was represented by Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism Mr K. J. Alphons along with Tourism Ministry officials. India’s Incredible India (Ministry of Tourism) presented short film named “Yogi of the Racetrack” in the meet. The short film had received 3.2 million hits in 60 hours.
The ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin) is world’s largest tourism trade fair. It is represented by companies from tourism sector including hotels, tourist boards, tour operators, system providers, airlines and car rental companies. The fair takes place annually in March at Messe Berlin and always has official partner country.