Raipur : Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board (MPTB) successfully organised tourism road show held at Raipur, Chhattisgarhto promote various tourist destinations of Madhya Pradesh. Ms. Deepika Roy Choudhury, Deputy Director Creative and Publicity, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board graced the event along with stakeholders& dignitaries from Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board and media personnel. The Road show was an attempt to bring together different stakeholders of the region on a common platform and showcase the tremendous tourism potential that Madhya Pradesh as State possess. Speaking at the roadshow Ms. Deepika Roy Choudhury, Deputy Director Creative and Publicity, Madhya Pradesh Tourism BoardSaid, ““I am overwhelmed by the response of the Travel Agents and Tour Operator of Raipur. This event helps us to achieve our targeted marketing for tourism products. We are hoping that this road show will stimulate the curiosity in the Travel Agents & Tour Operators of Raipur and they in turn will lead their guests to explore Madhya Pradesh. We also look forward to meet more investors who can invest in the state and make Madhya Pradesh an even more comfortable tourist friendly destination.” These roadshows are aimed to give a feel of Madhya Pradesh and facilitate a better understanding of the state and provide complete information along with showcasing the culture and the wide range of tourism products and offerings. Madhya Pradesh offers an assortment of attractions to everyone who loves to travel. It is the state with the forest area cover of 77,700 sq.kms(Approx ¼ of the total area) filled with Sal Trees & Bamboos. It has numerous wildlife hotspots with 11 National parks & 24 Wildlife sanctuaries such as Satpura Wildlife Sanctuary and Chambal Ghadiyal Sanctuary. The UNESCO world heritage sites of Khajuraho, Bhimbetka &Sanchi are the iconic sites in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh has re-gained the tag of being “The Tiger State of the Country” by having maximum Tiger count (526) in the state. The roar of Tigers has increased in the dense and beautiful forests of Madhya Pradesh.
Madhya Pradesh is not only home to two JyotirlingasOmkareshwar and Mahakaleshwar. Burhanpur and Bhopal exhibit the Mughal Architecture. Gwalior and Mandu are the some of the beautiful architectural sites, whereas lndrasagar, Gandhi sagar, Tawa and Bargi are the spellbinding water bodies. Cultural events like Khajuraho Dance festival, MalwaUtsav, Tansen Festival, Allauddin Music fest, Madhya Pradesh spares no effort to leave one in awe of culture and heritage. This only goes to prove that MP is most definitely the melting pots of various faiths, ethnicities as well as cultures.Highlighting the major exhibition participations of the coming phases, Madhya Pradesh Tourism will be exhibiting in theTourism Fair- Mumbai, India Tourism Mart- New Delhi and many others. Besides, the exciting calendar for visitors to Madhya Pradesh, MP Tourismhosted “Pachmarhi Monsoon Marathon” last month, “Go Heritage Run”, “SatpuraCycle Safari” and “Adventure Activities at River Narmada” which are coming up next andvery popular amongst the trade people and tourists from various regions of the country. The idea behind such an initiative is to create awareness amongst TA/TOs &people from different cities to come and visit Madhya Pradesh, “The Heart of Incredible India”.