Bhubaneswar, March 10 (IANS) In a bid to attract more foreign tourists to the state, Odisha Tourism participated in International Tourism Festival (International Tourismus Borse) held in Berlin.
The state put up a stall depicting the innovative and new products of Odisha Tourism like Buddhist heritage, adventure nature tourism, along with the traditional and tribal cultural heritage, said a release on Thursday.
Culture and Tourism minister Ashok Chandra Panda, who opened the Odisha Pavilion highlighted the Golden triangle, Diamond Triangle, Konark Sun Temple, Dhauli equipped with sound and light system and Chilika lake.
Panda said the state will participate in more international fairs and national level programmes to promote Odisha’s tourism potential.
The pavilion was visited by Indian Ambassador to Germany Gurjeet Singh who appreciated Odisha Tourism’s activities to increase the number of foreign tourist footfalls in the state.