of Tourism is organising the “BRICS Convention on
Tourism” on September
01-02, 2016 in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh as
a precursor to the The BRICS Summit to be held in Goa on October
2016. Delegation from the BRICS Countries are
expected to participate in the Convention.
two day event will comprise of inter- Governmental exchange of views and ideas,
Panel discussions on Technology, Innovation in Tourism, and Cooperation between
the BRICS countries for promoting intra-regional tourism. B2B meetings between
the India Travel Trade and their counterparts from the BRICS countries will
also be organised. Elements of Culture, handicrafts and cuisine from different
regions of India
will be showcased during the convention.
Inaugural Ceremony and proceedings on 1st September 2016 is
being organised at the Convention Centre of Ramada
Hotel, Khajuraho. Tourism Ministers / Officials from
countries will address on the occasion. Madhya
Pradesh Tourism is sponsoring a Gala Cultural evening
and dinner at Clark’s Hotel
Khajuraho on September 01, 2016 for the delegates
attending the BRICS convention. On
September 02, 2016 Panel discussions on the topics, “Cooperation
the BRICS countries for promotion of Tourism”
in Tourism: Adapting to change” has
Familiarization tours are also organised for the BRICS delegates from September
03-06, 2016. The itineraries for the familiarisation tour would cover important
tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, which include Varanasi-
Bodhgaya, Orchha / Agra,
and Bhopal-Sanchi- Bhimbetka.
The familiarisation tours will be hosted by the respective State Governments.