Tourism Ministry’s ’12 Months of Adventure Travel’ initiative pitches India as adventure travel destination |  Photo Credit: Representative Image
The Ministry of Tourism’s ‘DekhoApnaDesh’ webinar series titled “12 Months of Adventure Travel” on November 28, 2020 sough to promote India as an adventure tourism destination, which it says has the potential to make India a round the year destination.
“India is ranked 34th on the world travel and tourism index driven by rich natural and cultural resources. The World Economic Forum ranked India as the 5th best destination on the Natural Heritage Index in the world. Adventure Travel provides a sea of opportunities for India, which has unparalleled natural resources for exploration and experience,” said the Ministry of Tourism in a statement.
‘DekhoApnaDesh’ Webinar Series is an effort to showcase India’s rich diversity under ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ and it is continuously spreading the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ through the virtual platform, it added.
This webinar virtually takes one through the immense strength, potential and the hidden secrets of India covering mountains, forests, rivers, deserts, mangroves, islands, canals, wildlife and over 31 adventure activities that will delight an Indian and also an overseas traveller.
The webinar was presented by Tejbir Singh Anand, Managing Director, Holiday Moods Adventures Pvt Ltd. Tejbir Singh is a veteran and in the Indian adventure travel industry with over 3 decades of experience. He is a “Hall of Fame Awardee” presented by Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) . India is a 12 month destination in respect of adventure and culture and the country is so vast and huge that one life is not enough to cover the entire country.
The Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) was founded with an aim to create awareness about the immense potential for adventure tourism in India and to harness this potential in a safe, sensitive and environment-friendly manner. The association also works towards creating awareness overseas about the potential of adventure tourism in India.
India is one of the very few countries in the world that boasts natural and cultural attractions so diverse and complex, which promises ample opportunities to explore every kind of landscape imaginable.