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'Hoteliers Pillars Of Tourism'

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The first issue of BW Hotelier, the Indian joint venture between top industry publication Hotelier International and BW|Businessworld Group, was unveiled by Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on 12 January. Leading hospitality industry executives participated in the launch event and panel discussions at The Leela Palace Hotel, Chanakyapuri. Ministry of Tourism Secretary Lalit K. Panwar and BW Businessworld Group Chairman Annurag Batra were present.

The Minister of State for Culture and Tourism promised the Narendra Modi government will boost security of foreign tourists and make them feel more welcome.  Sharma sought the tourism industry’s help in areas such as cleanliness and safety, saying visitors must go back to with a good image of India. He said it creates a bad impression when tourists encounter dirt, garbage or street beggars in the country.

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