HRAWI Backs Maha Govt.’s Tourism Initiative in Vidarbha; State To Become Nature-Focused Travel Hub
Mumbai, Jan 20: The Hotel And Restaurant Association (Western India) – HRAWI has commended the Maharashtra Government for its visionary Rs.350 crore plan aimed at boosting tourism in Vidarbha. The comprehensive plan, focusing on facilities, employment
Mumbai, Jan 20: The Hotel And Restaurant Association (Western India) – HRAWI has commended the Maharashtra Government for its visionary Rs.350 crore plan aimed at boosting tourism in Vidarbha. The comprehensive plan, focusing on facilities, employment and enhancing visitor experiences, demonstrates the Government’s commitment to developing Maharashtra as a nature-focused travel hub. Under the plan, a tourism circuit encompassing forest and water tourism, with a pivotal element being the development of the Ambhora Bridge is being charted out. The project is poised to provide tourists with a panoramic view of the region, further enhancing the appeal of Vidarbha as a tourist destination. Additionally, the introduction of a light and sound show is expected to attract a greater number of visitors, contributing to the region’s economic growth.
“We extend our appreciation to the Deputy CM – Shri Devendra Fadnavis ji for his proactive approach to boost tourism in Vidarbha. Such initiatives not only showcase the natural beauty of the region but also create immense potential for growth in the hospitality sector. The Ambhora bridge development, coupled with the introduction of innovative attractions like the light and sound show, aligns perfectly with our vision for Maharashtra as a nature-focused, holistic tourism destination,”Pradeep Shetty, President, HRAWI
The Rs.350 crore development plan includes an allocation of Rs.100 crore to Bhandara district and Rs.250 crore to Nagpur district. The initiative is a progressive step towards realizing the full potential of Maharashtra as a diverse and enriching tourism hub. The plan’s emphasis on facilities, employment generation and visitor experience enhancement, is expected to have a positive impact on the hospitality industry.
“The creation of employment opportunities and the overall economic growth in the region are significant benefits that resonate with the hospitality sector’s goals. The HRAWI looks forward to collaborating with the State to ensure the successful implementation of these initiatives and to contribute to the growth of the tourism sector in Vidarbha,”Paramjit Singh Ghai, Hon. Treasurer, HRAWI.
The Hotel And Restaurant Association (Western India) – HRAWI is a 72 years old Association of Hotels and Restaurants in Western India. Its members include Restaurants and Hotels up to 5-Star Deluxe categories. With membership base spread across Western India, HRAWI covers Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, and is considered to be the voice of the Hospitality Industry. The association is part of the national body of the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI), located in New Delhi, which was originally founded in Mumbai in 1950 by the late Mr J.R.D. Tata.