Gangtok, September 28: In one of the most prestigious and only region-based “Himalayan Hospitality & Tourism Awards” of the country endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India (Kolkata office), Yangang in South Sikkim has been named as the most innovative tourism product of the year with the introduction of the number of iconic projects coming up in the area and the start of a unique marketing campaign. Celebrating the World Tourism Day, this event took place in the luxurious Mayfair Tea Resort, NEW CHUMTA on 27.09.2020.
HIMALAYAN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM AWARD (SECOND EDITION)
CATEGORY: MOST INNOVATIVE TOURISM PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
DESTINATION: YANGANG, SOUTH SIKKIM
The event was organized by HHTDN and supported by ACT. Shri Robin Basnet, Entrepreneur and Tourism Activist from Yangang and Ms. Sharmista Pradhan, Deputy Secretary/ Protocol Officer under Home Department, Government of Sikkim, Siliguri received this award on behalf of Sikkim in the presence of honorable Tourism Minister of West Bengal Shri Gautam Deb and Regional Director of Tourism, Government of India Shri Sagnik Choudhury.
In his few words Robin introduced Yangang as the new tourism destination and appealed the fraternity to work together to develop the region in a sustainable way.