BY DEBAJYOTI CHAKRABORTY
KOLKATA, 22 SEPTEMBER 2022
Tourism minister of Mizoram, Mr. Robert Romawia Royte, who is also the chief guest, will inaugurate the World Tourism Day Programme at Vanapa Hall in Aizawl at 11 AM on 27 September.
Mr. P.C Pachhunga, vice chairman of ICT,SYS and Tourism Development Board will be the guest of honour.
Smt. Manisha Saxena, principal secretary of the Tourism department of Mizoram will deliver the welcome speech.
Smt. Rachel Lalrinhluii, deputy director (G) will take the pledge.
Presentation of the World Tourism Day Theme – “Rethinking Tourism” will be given by Mr. Vantawl Lalengmawia, joint secretary of the tourism department of Mizoram.
After a speech by the chief guest Mr. Rovert Romawia Royte, the tourism minister’s presentation of guide license / tour operator certificate to SEDP beneficiaries will be given by Dr. R. Lalrinchhani, deputy director (P).
Which will be followed by declaration of winner of start up competition and fest, tourism excellence awards and prize distributions of Yuva Tourism Inter College Quiz Competition. Smt. Zonunthari, deputy secretary, will give the vote of thanks.
Talking to The Travel and Tourism Times, Mr. Vantawl Lalengmawia, joint secretary of department of tourism of Mizoram said that the World Tourism Day celebration will be held on 27 September, highlighting the shift towards tourism being recognized as a crucial pillar of development and has invited all the stakeholders to join the grand celebration at Vanapa Hall.
It should be noted that yesterday, Mr. Robert Romawia Royte, Minister for Tourism of Mizoram discussed issues relating to promotion of tourism with Mr.i G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Tourism, department of development of North eastern region and tourism yesterday in New Delhi.
The Union Tourism Minister assured him of the commitment of the Union government towards the promotion of tourism in Mizoram with employment generation and skill development.
Mr. Robert Romawia Royte, was accompanied by Principal Secretary, Joint Secretary and Director of Tourism Board.
Mr. Robert Romawia Royte, Tourism Minister has said that digitally advanced tourism sector can improve local community empowerment and efficient resource management while speaking before the gatherings at National Conference of State Tourism Ministers at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh a few days ago in the presence of union minister and state chief chief minister.
Mr. Robert Romawia Royte also met with Mr. Vivek Kumar Dewangan IAS,CMD, REC Limited recently. The CMD of REC Limited has assured him that tourist buses and vehicles would be given to Mizoram Tourism as a part of their CSR Initiative.
Mizoram Tourism Start Up Competition – Pitching session was held earlier for 12 shortlisted participants in random order:
1. Wood Sculpture Art Gallery,
2. Eco-Tourism Destination Hnahlan,
3. Camp with Star,
4. Mizoram Historical Village (Zokhua),
5. Almost Heaven Homestay,
6. GoMizoram Tours&Travels,
7. Heritage AR,
8. Zinmite Khualbuk
9. Tlaizawng Huan,
10. Boutique Farmstay at Serchhip ,
11. Agri Tourism Village Samtlang,
12. Bi-Sons Via Ferrate (Rock Climbing).
Mystical Mizoram : A paradise for Everyone :
Tucked away in the thickets of green on the southern tip of Northeast India, Mizoram is a nature lover’s paradise. Mizoram Tourism is about enjoying all that nature has to offer, in the forms of lakes, valleys and rivers.