Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 7:
Odisha Tourism has bagged a prestigious international award for the “Best Relaxation Culture & Beaches Destination” from the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA).
Director Tourism, Odisha, Manoranjan Patnaik, received the award at a glittering ceremony in ITB Berlin, said an official release of the state Tourism department.
Patnaik received the award in presence of the Secretary General, UNWTO, CEO PATA, Minister Tourism Egypt, Minister Tourism and Culture Seychelles, President, International Hotel and Restaurant Association and Secretary General, PATWA, the release said.
Odisha Tourism expects to receive more response from other countries in the coming days. The Odisha Tourism delegation will remain at ITB Berlin till March 10, the release added.