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HIGHLIGHTS OF DESTINATION EAST 2012

The major objective of this initiative was to focus on the Eastern Indian states as world class tourism destinations.
The Conference cum business meetings gave an opportunity to Eastern India to interact with foreign buyers, registered Indian sellers, investors, travel writers and journalists and make serious business.
It was an exploration of new territories, religious, rural, health, eco, riverine tourism circuits for the tourism stakeholders from across the world.
DESTINATION EAST unveiled a hitherto unchartered territory for travel buffs from various parts of the world

ORGANISERS:
Confederation of Indian Industry, Eastern Region
Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal.

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES:
Singapore
Malaysia
Thailand
Korea
Germany
United Kingdom
Bangladesh
Vietnam
Russia
China
Netherlands
France
Cambodia
Hong Kong

Number of Buyers: 52
Number of Sellers: 48

Familiarization Trips were organized for the buyers in:
Odisha
Kolkata
Bihar
Sikkim
Dooars
Darjeeling
Sunderbans

With over 100 tourism stakeholders interacting over a period of one and a half days, DESTINATION EAST is already generating serious business in this part of the country.





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