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Kumari Selja Inaugurates India Pavilion at FITUR, Madrid, Spain

Minister of Tourism and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja inaugurated the India Pavillion at the Feira International de Turismo, (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain. The India Pavillion covering an area of 130 Sq. Mt. has been set up by the Indiatourism Office in Paris, which is responsible promotion of India in Spain. This year the fair is being held from January 20-24, 2010.

FITUR is a meeting point for tourism professionals from around the world, in which they establish lines of action, strategies and business alliances to energize and consolidate the tourism business. Tourism promotion agencies, tour operators, hotels, travel agencies, consultancies and experts in international tourism management and development from all over the world meet in Madrid for FITUR annually.

At the last edition of FITUR – 2009, 12,312 exhibiting companies from 170 countries/regions, 136,177 professional participants and 8470 journalists met during FITUR.

Kumari Selja, who is currently leading a delegation to Spain to participate in FITUR, also had a bilateral meeting with her Spanish counterpart Miguel Sebastian. Discussion between both the Ministers covered areas of bilateral tourism cooperation between India and Spain.

Source: PIB

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