GUWAHATI, July 31 - Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig BD Mishra (retd) met Union Minister of State for Tourism KJ Alphons in New Delhi today and discussed about harnessing and promotion of tourism of Arunachal Pradesh, a press release stated.
The Governor impressed upon the Tourism Minister that Arunachal Pradesh has immense opportunity in tourism which will help the State for an all-round employment opportunities, entrepreneurship and revenues generation. Our tourism has scope of developing spiritual tourism, eco-tourism, cultural tourism, adventure tourism, including development of special tourist�s circuits like Buddhist Circuit/Krishna Circuit etc. There is a scope for promotion of a new Buddhist tourism network to attract tourists from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam to Buddhist pilgrimage centres in Sikkim, Nepal, Bhutan along with Gaya and Lumbini, he said.
The Governor emphasised the need for innovative projects in tourism and increasing the standard of hospitality service, since tourists specially look for novel experiences. He requested the minister for developing courses focusing on inherent capabilities of the State which are tourism and hospitality sector.