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AKIPRESS.COM - Mr. Arun Jaitley, Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs of India inaugurated the “Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit (IITIS)-2016” organized by Ministry of Tourism in the presence of Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture on 20th September and other dignitaries.
Mr. Arun Jaitley in his inaugural address said that there are so many unexplored tourist destinations in India to showcase them to the World.
"We need to market our monuments and heritage sites for promoting tourism, and Ministry of Culture can jointly work with Ministry of Tourism in this regard."
He opined that a business model should be developed for promoting hotel and hospitality industry which has to adjust to the capacity of the market. He said that now in India air connectivity has been substantially improved to many tourist destinations and conditions of airports have also improved and many new airports are coming up in near future.
"We have fastest growing national highways networks. Railways infrastructure and passenger amenities have also improved and our railway stations will be developed at par with our airports."
Delivering theme address, Dr. Mahesh Sharma said that the tourism sector has been identified as a priority area and India has to harness their tourism potential. All stakeholders are committed to raise tourism sector to a newer height.