London: India won two major awards at the World Travel Mart here. The country received the award for being the leading destination for tourism.
In a ceremony held in the city, India won two awards for World’s leading Destination and World’s leading Tourist Board, Incredible India.
Indian Minister for Tourism, Subodh Kant Sahay, received the awards.
Subodh Kant Sahai said, in the next 2-3 years India plans to increase its tourist arrival from the current five million this year to 10 million arrivals.
The Minister for Tourism also added that an additional five million tourist arrival would create around 25 million more jobs. Sahai said this while speaking to the reporters.