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Incredible India Showcased At Arabian Travel Market

The tourism board of India will showcase incredible India at the world’s largest travel exhibition, Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2009, being held in Dubai this week.  There will be 31 companies from the tourism and hospitality sector featured at ATM 2009.   

Regional Director for India Tourism, Manmohan Saldanhah said they see the economic recession as an opportunity because India’s location in the region makes “it a feasible choice for business as well as leisure travel.”  He said Medical and Wellness Tourism is being highlighted this year but they will also showcase other segments such as wildlife tourism, monsoon tourism, and luxury trains.  The tourism board has branded its programs under the banner “”Visit India ‘09” and features many different events including fairs, festivals, adventure tours, and road shows.

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