Tourism Minister K J Alphons presented National Tourism Awards 2016-17 in New Delhi. The awards were given in various segments of the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry. Andhra Pradesh bagged the first prize in state category for comprehensive development of tourism.
The state got the prize for promoting Andhra Pradesh Tourism as a global tourism brand. Kerala bagged the second prize for comprehensive development of tourism. Rajasthan and Goa jointly shared the third prize. The Tourism sector has generated 14.62 million jobs in the country in the last four years. There was a growth of more than 14% in number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals last year.
Source- AIR World Service
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- Andhra Pradesh Capital- Amravati, Chief Minister- N Chandrababu Naidu.