Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism pavilion garnered praises from Ambassador of India at Malaysia Mridul Kumar on the closing day of PATA 2018 held at Langkawi, Malaysia.
He expressed his happiness on the presentation of Odisha Tourism at PATA and was impressed with the current effort being made in promoting Odisha.
He lauded the initiatives of Odisha Tourism boosting the tourism in the state and the tourism industry.
The 3-day event witnessed a series of business to business meetings where each co-exhibitor interacted with various tour operators visiting Odisha Tourism stalls through prefixed appointments.
Odisha Tourism pavilion was adorned with the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 branding as we are Host Partner of the event.
The sports tourism campaign ‘Odisha by Morning, Hockey by Evening’ was praised by all the visitors as well.
Tourism secretary Vishal Dev said, “It was a pleasure for us at Odisha Tourism to participate in PATA. Odisha is quite popular among SE Asian population because of the Buddhist circuit and good connectivity. Our main aim is to further attract more people to visit and experience Odisha. We want to change the perception of our state among foreigners and such events are great platforms to reach out to potential tourists.”