World Tourism day Celebration event in Mumbai,India on 29th September,at Meluha -The Fern An Ecotel Hotel.I recieved an invitation from Elsie Gabriel, Founder of Young Environmentalists programme trust.
This year’s World Tourism Day draws special attention to the role of tourism in contributing to sustainable future for all: Tourism and Community development. The event started sharp at 11 am by lighted the lamp.
It was huge turn out and attended by H.E. Consul General of South Africa .Pule Malefane and H.E. Consul general of Vietnam .Vu Son Thuy, Chairman of Travel council of India Jay Bhatia, Ahmer Shaikh of MTDC, Niranjan Hiranandani,Celebrity Mukesh Rishi, Actor Karan Goddwani, Elise Gabriel Founder Young Environmentalists,Diplomat from Belgium Ms.Pinkey Ahluwalia,Master chef Saranch Goila of Food Food and celebrity Arti Surendranath as well as Punish Sharma along with diplomatic members from Oman, Thailand, Reunion islands, Tourism board of Kenya, Clarence Fernandes-Rwanda Development Board,Co-Chairman Travel, Tourism/ Hospitality Committee-Indian Merchants’ Chamber, and a host of travel delegates from around the world were present at the event.Hotel management ,Travel and Tourism enthusiatic students,Travel,Lifestyle, food bloggers,writers, media representatives also attended the event. It was followed by respresentative countries video presentation to boost the tourism and give you sneak- peek view of the main attractions, city, food, etc .Elsie Gabriel also presented her book on Get Out Going Going Outdoors which talks about safety during outdoors travel, travel photography, outdoor cooking and various outdoor meditational chapters which prove that travelling outdoors not only enriches but heals the mind.
A special thanks to Elsie Gabriel for giving me an opportunity to attend the event.